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Fichtner, William

Overview
Works: 71 works in 401 publications in 6 languages and 32,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Comedy films  History  Western films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Speaker, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by William Fichtner
Crash by Robert Altman( Visual )

59 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A car accident brings together a group of strangers in Los Angeles. Crash takes a provocative, unflinching look at the complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events, "Black Hawk Down" is the heroic account of a group of elite US soldiers sent into Mogadishu, Somalia in October 1993 as part of a UN peacekeeping operation. When their mission takes an unexpected turn, it results in the US military's single biggest firefight since Vietnam
The Lone Ranger by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

18 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native American spirit warrior Tonto recounts the tales that transformed John Reid, a prosecutor, into a Texas ranger and a legend of justice
Blades of glory by Will Speck( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bitter mens figure skating rivals Chazz Michael Michaels and Jimmy MacElroy brawl after tying for the gold medal at the world championships. Banned for life from the men's single skating competition, these archrivals find a loophole that will allow them to skate again as a figure skating pair
Teenage mutant ninja turtles by Megan Fox( Visual )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April O'Neil and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder's diabolical plan
Elysium by Neill Blomkamp( Visual )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2154 two groups of people remain; the extremely wealthy who reside on an immaculate man-made space station named Elysium, and the rest, who occupy an overpopulated, destroyed Earth. Max decides to embark on a mission that could bring equality to the opposed worlds
Independence day by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare people for the aliens' advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring the world back from the brink of extinction
Date night by Shawn Levy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple's attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into something more thrilling and dangerous
The longest yard by Peter Segal( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After former NFL quarterback Paul "Wrecking" Crewe gets thrown into a maximum security prison, the warden orders him to put together a team of hard-core inmates to play a fixed warm-up game against the brutal prison guards. But little does he know that the "Mean Machine," led by a tough-as-nails coach, have plans to settle their own score
The homesman by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1855, trois femmes ayant perdu la raison sont chassées de leur village, et confiées à Mary Bee Cuddy, une pionnière forte et indépendante originaire du Nebraska. Sur sa route vers l'Iowa, là où ces femmes pourront trouver refuge, elle croise le chemin de George Briggs, un rustre vagabond qu'elle sauve d'une mort imminente. Ils décident de s'associer afin de faire face, ensemble, à la rudesse et aux dangers qui sévissent dans les vastes étendues de la Frontière. (Source : jaquette)
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,118 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
Empire Falls by Ed Harris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful portrait of blue-collar America that gives tribute to the inherent decency and good humor that sustains working-class people in everyday life
The perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Andrea Gail is a sword fishing boat out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Billy Tyne is her captain, down-on-his-luck from a recent losing streak, looking to bring back one big score so he and his crew will have the money to stay ashore during the coming winter. So out they go, and they hit it big, hauling in what the crew estimates is a quarter-million-dollars worth of fish. Unfortunately, they haven't paid attention to the weather forecasts or the radio, and the boat is right in the path of what will become one of the most terrifying and fantastic storms of the century. The always-beating heart of the adventure are the men (and women) who go down to the sea in ships and are oft-times lost at sea, doing battle with the unpredictable, sometimes vicious forces of Nature. Based on a true story, and dedicated to the ten thousand Gloucestermen who have died at sea since 1623
UltraViolet by Wei mo( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human society has been decimated by a holocaust caused by biological warfare research gone wrong. The intent was to create super-soldiers, but a genetically-engineered virus turns infected humans into Hemophages. These human, vampire-like sub-species have enhanced physical abilities. In the infection-paranoid and technologically advanced society that follows, Violet is a singular Hemophage warrior battling the totalitarian dictator who is determined to wipe out her species at any cost
Drive angry by Patrick Lussier( Visual )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and German and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An undead felon breaks out of hell to avenge his murdered daughter and rescue her kidnapped baby from a band of cult-worshipping savages. Joined by tough-as-nails Piper, the two set off on a rampage of redemption, all while being pursued by an enigmatic killer who has been sent by the Devil to retrieve Milton and deliver him back to hell. Bonus material included
Equilibrium by Kurt Wimmer( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the future, after a Third World War has decimated much of the Earth's population, a new nation arose. Believing human emotions and their expression were to blame for the failings of past societies, it is decreed that all citizens must take a daily dose of a drug which levels out the emotional landscape, and that all forms of creative expression are against the law. An elite law enforcement officer who tracks down and punishes "sense offenders" one day, accidentally, fails to take his drug, and for the first time begins experiencing emotions himself
Nine lives by Rodrigo García( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and German and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine women each face a different situation in their lives. Among the stories told by director Rodrigo Garcia are a female inmate waiting for her children's visit, a woman facing cancer surgery, and a woman reuniting with an old flame at the supermarket
Phantom( Visual )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the height of the Cold War, the world holds its breath when a Soviet submarine armed with nuclear missiles goes missing in the Pacific. On board the vessel, the battle-tested captain ... and a rogue KGB agent ... are waging a life-and-death game of cat and mouse. With enemy forces closing in and time running out, the captain fights to keep control with nuclear Armageddon hanging in the balance"--Container
Drowning Mona( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mona Dearly, the town's most hated resident, drives into the river and drowns celebration ensues until the Sheriff realizes that it wasn't an accident. His job? To find out who killed her, when everyone had a motive
Prison break( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Scofield and his brother Lincoln Burrows have escaped prison and are on the run. Michael and Lincoln, along with several other escaped convicts, are not just running from the law and the FBI, they are devoting their time to uncovering a vast government plot that takes them around the world
 
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