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Hanson, Curtis

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Most widely held works by Curtis Hanson
L.A. confidential by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

152 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slaying of the patrons at an all-night diner. A lush tribute to tough film-noir crime films
8 mile by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

74 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy, known to his friends as Rabbit, is a young man trying to make his way out of the burned-out shell of inner-city Detroit. Rabbit is a white kid trying to make music in a predominantly African-American community and culture. After Rabbit freezes up in the midst of an MC battle, he's convinced he's missed his chance and that he's doomed to lead a marginal life as a factory rat for the rest of his days. With the help of his friends, and his new girlfriend Alex, Rabbit struggles to work up the courage and the confidence to take one more shot at making his dream a reality
In her shoes by Cameron Diaz( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-wheeling irresponsible Maggie gets through her life thanks to her remarkable looks and her complete lack of scruples. She constantly goes to her straight-laced, plain-Jane successful lawyer sister Rose when she is in need of financial help. The two sisters have been very close to each other in part because their troubled mother died when they were girls. Maggie discovers hidden letters that reveal she and Rose have a grandmother, but Maggie ends up betraying Rose's trust. Maggie sets off for Florida to find the grandmother. A failed workplace romance forces Rose to rethink her career, a career that has been the center of her life. As Rose tentatively begins a new relationship and Maggie gets to know her grandmother, the two learn a dark family secret that helps smooth the path toward reconciliation
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

49 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a single weekend, college professor Grady Tripp scrambles to gather together a life that has suddenly reeled out of control. An unfinished novel, a stolen car, a murdered pet and a failing marriage are just a few of the crises piling up
The big year( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Looking to shake up their routine lieves, three amateur bird watchers compete to become the ultimate "birder" by spotting the greatest number of species within a single calendar year. But the friendly rivalry soon turns into a hilariously complicated cross-country adventure as each man begins to realise that the quest for success comes at a price - and that's not chicken feed!"--Container
Chasing Mavericks( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams"--Container
The river wild by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's skills and courage are put to the ultimate test when an encounter with three mysterious strangers turns her family's white water rafting trip into a living hell
Too big to fail( Visual )

16 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington
Lucky you by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pro gambler Huck Cheever meets irresistible Billie Offer. He learns to treat love the way he treats cards: trusting his heart instead of his head. Meanwhile, he scrambles to raise the $10K entry fee for the glittery, high-roller World Series of Poker, even though, or maybe because, the tournament may pit him against his estranged father
Never cry wolf by Farley Mowat( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a life-changing experience for a biologist studying the wolves in Canada's inhospitable North. A green young biologist named Tyler (Smith), is sent by the Canadian government to "prove" that the wolves are depleting the caribou herds, but what he finds is a natural world in perfect harmony where he becomes a tolerated outsider. Dumped unprepared in the wilds by a hard drinking bush pilot (Dennehy), Tyler learns survival skills from the aged Eskimo (Ittimangnaq) who saves his life. He learns the rules of coexistence from a neighboring wolf (which results in a literal pissing contest as man and beast mark their respective territories). Tyler's journey culminates in a majestic run with the wolf pack, an exhilarating sequence where, for an instant, he becomes one with the wild natural environment
The hand that rocks the cradle by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gynecologist commits suicide after being accused of sexually molesting a patient, his wife deceptively becomes the live-in housekeeper for the woman and, as a bizarre form of revenge, proceeds to make the woman's family her own
White dog( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German shepherd is adopted by an actress who learns that the dog has been trained to attack only African Americans. Now it's up to an animal trainer to try to change the dog
The bedroom window by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all happened outside Terry Lambert's bedroom window-- an attempted murder. The only witness is Terry's lover-- his boss's wife. Terry decides to report the crime in her place, but the authorities rip his story to shreds, and the attacker is freed. In order to clear his name Terry must trap the killer himself
L.A. confidential : the screenplay by Brian Helgeland( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silent partner by Elliott Gould( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After getting wind of master criminal Harry Reikle's plan to rob his bank, Miles Cullen squirrels away $50,000 in a safety deposit box. The scheme works, until Reikle learns of the discrepancy and comes looking for Cullen
Bad influence by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Boll, an ambitious young businessman who seems to have everything, befriends Alex, a mysterious drifter with fatal charm and an insatiable appetite for wine, women and danger ... but Michael soon learns that hanging out with Alex can be murder!
The Dunwich horror( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town of Dunwich long ago experienced horrible occurrences. When a young man gets hold of the Necronomicon, a rare book on the occult, the evil begins again
Losin' it( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When all-American high-schooler Woody (Cruise) and his Sinatra-obsessed pal Dave (Jackie Earle Haley) decide that it's time to lose their virginity, they enlist the help of their more experienced friend Spider (John Stockwell) and head south of the border. Now, in a hilariously raunchy search for cheap booze, and even cheaper thrills, the intrepid trio will run into fast-food floozies, crooked cops and a close encounter with a doubting would-be divorcee (Shelley Long) that will change Woody's life forever."
L.A. confidential by James Ellroy( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three troubled cops-- Ed Exley, desperately seeking glory; vengeful Bud White, a witness to his mother's murder by his father; and Jack Vincennes, a shakedown artist with a dark secret-- tread a fine line between right and wrong in 1950s Los Angeles
Clint Eastwood out of the shadows( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program covers Clint Eastwood's life and work
 
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Collins, Edward 1945-

Curtis Hanson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Curtis Hanson réalisateur américain

Curtis Hanson regista statunitense

Curtis Hanson US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor, Schauspieler und Filmproduzent

Hanson, Curtis Lee.

Hanson, Curtis Lee 1945-

Хэнсон, Кёртис

کورتیس هنسن تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

커티스 핸슨

カーティス・ハンソン

柯蒂斯·汉森

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8 mileWonder boysThe river wildLucky youThe hand that rocks the cradleThe bedroom windowL.A. confidential : the screenplayThe Dunwich horror