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Hanson, Curtis

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

227 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,286 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 )

117 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,098 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 Curtis Hanson( Visual )

51 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,051 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 )

71 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,396 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. DVD
The big year by David Frankel( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking to shake up their routine lives, 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 realize that the quest for success comes at a price, and that's not chicken feed! Bonus feature included
Chasing Mavericks by Gerard Butler( Visual )

33 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,188 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
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

31 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,185 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
The river wild by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a suburban mom and former white-water rafting guide and her son are on a raft trip, they are abducted by wanted killers and forced to take the most dangerous stretch of river to elude the cops
Lucky you by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 944 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 )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed amid spectacular wilderness vistas, NEVER CRY WOLF reveals a world of hypnotic beauty and breathtaking cinematic imagery. An unforgettable adventure begins as Tyler, a young inexperienced biologist, is deposited alone onto the desolate Arctic terrain. Once settled, he struggles to endure the forces of nature as he documents the mysterious habits of the wolves he has been sent to study
The hand that rocks the cradle by Sumit Khanna( Visual )

42 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 738 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 )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 395 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 )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his lover, who is also his boss' wife, witnesses an attempted murder from the bedroom window in his apartment, a young architect testifies in her place to protect her and himself. His perjury is revealed and the attacker is released. His life in danger, he must team up with the victim to fight the justice system, his lover, and the attacker in order to set things right
L.A. confidential : the screenplay by Brian Helgeland( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, Anfang der 50er Jahre: 3 Cops sollen den Mord an 6 Menschen aufklären, die in einem Nachtlokal von Unbekannten erschossen wurden. Die Spuren führen in die Drogen- und Pornoszene. ; de
Bad influence by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 133 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 silent partner by Elliott Gould( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered bank clerk who stumbles across a plan to rob the bank, steals a large portion of the robber's purported take, then has to stand up against the bank robber, who is also a psychotic killer who will stop at nothing to get his money back and wreak revenge
The Dunwich horror( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 69 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 by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 60 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( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in 4 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sechs Tote, darunter ein Cop: Ein scheinbar sinnloses Blutbad bringt die Polizei von Los Angeles zum Kochen. Die drei Top-Agenten der Stadt übernehmen den Fall und stossen bei ihren Ermittlungen auf einen unbeschreiblichen Sumpf aus Drogen, Mord und Korruption. Jetzt zeigt die "Stadt der Engel" ihr wahres Gesicht - ein Gesicht, das man nur einmal lebend zu sehen bekommt
La mano que mece la cuna( Visual )

10 editions published between 1200 and 2001 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 25 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
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8 mile
8 mileWonder boysThe river wildLucky youThe hand that rocks the cradleThe bedroom windowL.A. confidential : the screenplayThe Dunwich horrorLa mano que mece la cuna
Alternative Names
Collins, Edward 1945-

Collins, Edward 1945-2016

Curtis Hanson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Curtis Hanson amerikai filmrendező

Curtis Hanson pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Curtis Hanson réalisateur américain

Curtis Hanson regista statunitense

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

Hanson, Curtis Lee.

Hanson, Curtis Lee 1945-

Hanson, Curtis Lee 1945-2016

Κέρτις Χάνσον Αμερικανός ηθοποιός και σκηνοθέτης

Кёртис Хэнсон американский актёр и режиссёр

קרטיס הנסון שחקן אמריקאי

كورتيس هانسون ممثل ومخرج أمريكي

کرتیس هنسن

کورتیس هنسن تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

커티스 핸슨

핸슨, 커티스 1945-