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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 )

148 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,100 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
In her shoes by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,996 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
8 mile by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

72 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,967 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
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

57 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,444 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 by David Frankel( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,248 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
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

20 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,137 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 )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,085 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
Never cry wolf by Anchor Bay Home Video( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An odyssey of self-discovery and adventure begins as a young, inexperienced biologist, is deposited alone onto a frozen Arctic wasteland. Once settled, he struggles not only to endure the forces of nature, but also to learn as much as he can about the mysterious and misconstrued habits of the wolves he has been sent to study
The hand that rocks the cradle by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire Bartel has the perfect life and family; exactly what her new live-in housekeeper, Peyton Flanders, desires. How far will Peyton go when the life she wants belongs to someone else? And will it be too late for Claire to stop her?
White dog by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 397 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 )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 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 )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 211 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 )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 120 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 Elizabeth Stuart Phelps( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Miles Cullen is a mild-mannered bank teller who leads a quiet, rather dull life, and finds joy only in his passion for tropical fish. When his bank branch is held up by a psychopathic robber, Reikle, Miles fools the thief into thinking he only has a meagre amount of cash in his drawer, stashing a large wad of money for himself. As his talent for larceny quickly comes to the fore, Miles manages to seduce the robber's girlfriend and win the affections of his bank manager's mistress. But when Reikle discovers Miles' indiscretion, he threatens to destroy everything in Miles' life"--Container
The Dunwich horror( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town of Dunwich long ago experienced horrible occurrences. When a young man gets hold of 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 56 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 )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film critic examines the popular 1997 crime thriller L.A. Confidential, exploring the careers of James Ellroy, author of the novel, and director Curtis Hanson, drawing on interviews with both men to dig into the film's obsession with the twinned, equally troubled histories of the Hollywood studio system and the city of Los Angeles
La mano que mece la cuna( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Spanish and held by 18 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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Wonder boys
Alternative Names
Collins, Edward 1945-

Collins, Edward 1945-2016

Curtis Hanson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Curtis Hanson amerikai filmrendező

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

Хэнсон, Кёртис

كورتيس هانسون ممثل ومخرج أمريكي

کورتیس هنسن تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

커티스 핸슨

핸슨, 커티스 1945-



8 mileWonder boysThe river wildThe hand that rocks the cradleThe bedroom windowL.A. confidential : the screenplayThe Dunwich horrorLa mano que mece la cuna