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Thornton, Billy Bob

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Most widely held works by Billy Bob Thornton
Friday Night Lights by Buzz Bissinger( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place in Odessa, a socially and racially divided and economically troubled oil town in the western part of Texas, where high school football is the thing that brings all the people together. Follows Coach Gary Gaines and the Permian High School Panthers through the 1988 season as they work hard to extend Permian's winning record. Shows the players struggling with typical adolescent issues and the lack of future opportunities in their town as well at the overwhelming pressure of the town's expectations
Princess Mononoke by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a frightening creature attacks his remote village, young warrior Ashitaka is able to put the great beast out of its misery. It is a boar god corrupted by sinister magic, transformed into a monster by a wound from a mysterious iron ball. Ashitaka has received a wound as well, which bubbles with supernatural putrescence, so he must travel far to the east seeking a cure. In Iron Town, Lady Eboshi employs freed prostitutes, former serfs, and even outcast lepers to build a human empire that will civilize the wilderness with iron and guns. In the forest, the wild gods gather their strength to fight back, led by San, the Princess Mononoke. She is a beautiful but savage girl who has chosen to give up her humanity and side with the animals. Ashitaka finds himself embroiled in a battle between the two forces, both of whom see him as supporting the enemy
Sling Blade by Billy Bob Thornton( Visual )

78 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 25 years, mildly retarded killer Karl Childers is released from the mental hospital where he was placed for killing his mother and her lover. He gets a job and is befriended by a fatherless boy and his mother, but his newfound peace is shattered by the mother's abusive boyfriend
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )

85 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When NASA discovers a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth, a crew of roughneck oil drillers is sent in to plant a nuclear warhead that should destroy it
The Judge by David Dobkin( Visual )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Massey is a high-powered Los Angeles divorce lawyer nearing a midlife crisis. While representing his wealthy client Rex Rexroth, Miles meets his match in Rex's gold-digging wife, Marilyn. He's impressed by her similarly heartless ways of using marriage to fuel an expensive lifestyle, but Miles still manages to defeat her in court. With Marilyn looking to get her revenge and Miles finding himself attracted to her, the two engage in a ruthless romantic pursuit to out-swindle each other
Puss in boots by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 2,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You loved him in Shrek, now see where the one and only swashbuckling feline found his fame. Lover, fighter, and outlaw Puss in Boots is off on the adventure of his nine lives as he teams up with Kitty Softpaws and Humpty Dumpty for the ultimate showdown with the notorious Jack and Jill. Here's the true story of the cat, the myth, the legend - Puss in Boots!
Monster's ball by Marc Forster( Visual )

90 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank and Leticia inhabit stark realities of the contemporary South, he as a death row corrections officer and she as the soon-to-be widow of an inmate whose execution Hank helps conduct. In the aftermath of the execution they form an unlikely bond
Whiskey tango foxtrot( Visual )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on journalist Kim Barker's memoir "The Taliban shuffle: strange days in Afghanistan and Pakistan", which details her years as a reporter in Pakistan and Afghanistan beginning in 2002
Eagle eye by D. J Caruso( Visual )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry and Rachel are two strangers who are thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move. Now they must carry out a high-tech assassination plot of an unscrupulous artificial intelligence system
The Roosevelts : An Intimate History( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of National Parks, the digging of the
The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
The apostle by Robert Duvall( Visual )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonny is a gifted Southern Pentecostal preacher loved by his community in Texas. When Sonny loses control and commits a crime of passion, he is forced to run from the law. Hiding out in the small Louisiana town of Bayou Boutte, Sonny adopts a new identity as the Apostle E.F. and sets out on a new mission-- to find the road to redemption
All the pretty horses by Cormac McCarthy( Visual )

41 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Grady Cole (Damon) and his best friend Lacey Rawlins (Thomas) leave Texas, head south of the border in search of adventure, and find work as horse wranglers. But when Cole embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter (Cruz) of the wealthy ranch owner who is his employer, events are set in motion which forever change the lives of all involved
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

70 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
The astronaut farmer by Michael Polish( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An astronaut-in-training has to leave NASA (to save the family farm) but just can't give up on his dream of shooting into space, even if he has to do it all by himself. And that will of course get everyone up in arms, from his wife to his banker to the town gossips to the media and the Department of Homeland Security
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife
Bad Santa by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

40 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie is a thief who teams up with his dwarf friend Marcus, for a very special Christmas scam. Willie gets a job as Santa Claus at a shopping mall, Marcus tags along as an elf, and they use their employee status to rob stores blind just before Christmas. But Willie is a bitter and foul-mouthed alcoholic who doesn't care much for kids. A mall's manager is certain something's wrong, so he asks the chief of security to check out Willie. Meanwhile, one of the kids Willie is forced to talk to becomes a regular customer
Parkland by Peter Landesman( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

November 22, 1963 is a day that changed the world forever when American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Parkland is the true story behind that tragic day, told from the vantage point of individuals who are forced to make split-second decisions after this incomprehensible event--From item description
Our brand is crisis( Visual )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Bolivian presidential candidate failing badly in the polls enlists the firepower of an elite American management team, led by the deeply damaged but still brilliant strategist "Calamity" Jane Bodine. In self-imposed retirement following a scandal that earned her nickname and rocked her to her core, Jane is coaxed back into the game for the chance to beat her professional nemesis, the loathsome Pat Candy, now coaching the opposition
 
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Alternative Names
Bili Bob Tornton

Bilijs Bobs Torntons

Billi Bob Tornton

Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton acteur américain

Billy Bob Thornton aktor amerykański

Billy Bob Thornton Amerikaans acteur

Billy Bob Thornton attore, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

Billy Bob Thornton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Sänger

Thornton, Billy B. 1955-

Thornton, Bud

Thornton, W. R.

Thornton, W. R. (William Robert)

Thornton, William Robert.

Thornton, William Robert 1955-

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Били Боб Торнтон

Били Боб Торнтън

Билли Боб Торнтон

Біллі Боб Торнтон

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בילי בוב תורנטון

בילי בוב תורנטון שחקן אמריקאי

بيلي بوب ثورنتون

بیلی باب تورنتون صداپیشه، فیلمنامه‌نویس، موسیقی‌دان، بازیگر، کارگردان، و خواننده آمریکایی

বিলি বব থর্নটন

ბილი ბობ თორნტონი

빌리 밥 손턴

손튼, 빌리 밥 1955-

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ビリー・ボブ・ソーントン

比利·鮑伯·松頓

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Sling BladeArmageddonIntolerable crueltyMonster's ballThe apostleAll the pretty horsesThe man who wasn't thereThe astronaut farmerPrimary colors