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Nelson, Tim Blake

Overview
Works: 240 works in 1,118 publications in 5 languages and 50,571 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Historical films  Children's films  History 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Performer, Author, Other, Narrator, Singer, fmd, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tim Blake Nelson
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

71 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 3,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Holes by Andrew Davis( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient family curse sends Young Stanley Yelnats to Camp Green Lake, now sans lake or anything green, where digging a hole a day keeps the warden at bay and "builds character." Stanley and his campmates forge friendships and attempt to unearth the mystery of what's really going on at Camp Green Lake
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington, D.C. has been murder-free thanks to astounding technology which identifies killers before they commit their crimes. But when the chief of the Pre-crime unit is himself accused of a future murder, he has just 36 hours to discover who set him up
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them
The Incredible Hulk by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

45 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 2,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. Now, a fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction
The hustle by Chris Addison( Visual )

26 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephine Chesterfield is a glamorous, seductive Brit who defrauds gullible wealthy men. Penny amasses wads of cash by ripping off her marks in neighborhood bars. Despite their different methods, both are masters of the art of the fleece, so they con the men that have wronged women. Wilson's talent for physicality and Hathaway's withering wit are a combustible combination as the pair of scammers pull out all the stops to swindle a naeive tech billionaire in this hilarious comedy
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Eberhardt is the only child in a family that is constantly relocating for his father's work. At 14, he's once again the new kid, this time in the tiny Florida beach town of Coconut Cove. Predictably, a bully nicknames him "Cowgirl" and proceeds to torture him. Unpredictably, a barefoot blonde boy who runs alongside the school bus every morning fascinates him. Tough-as-nails girl jock Beatrice befriends Roy, helps with the bully, and is revealed as the stepsister of the blonde boy, Mullet. The teens band together, fighting an improbable crusade to protect a group of endangered burrowing owls from being plowed under by a greedy pancake-house magnate. They aren't hindered at all by the hapless construction-site manager, the local Keystone Kop, or the dastardly Mayor
Scooby-Doo 2 : monsters unleashed by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reunited Mystery, Inc. team return to their hometown of Coolsville as heroes where the local criminology museum offers an exhibition of the many ghostly disguises used by villains they've subdued over the years. Their warm welcome is short lived when a mean-spirited reporter airs a series of stories calling the teams abilities into question. To make matters worse, a number of the weird creature costumes are coming to life and wrecking havoc on the people of Coolsville
Angel has fallen by Gerard Butler( Visual )

18 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When there is an assassination attempt on U.S. President Allan Trumbull, his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning, is wrongfully accused and taken into custody. After escaping from capture, he becomes a man on the run and must evade his own agency and outsmart the FBI in order to find the real threat to the President. Desperate to uncover the truth, Banning turns to unlikely allies to help clear his name, keep his family from harm, and save the country from imminent danger
Just mercy by Bryan Stevenson( Visual )

15 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful and thought-provoking true story follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or who were not afforded proper representation, with the support of local advocate Eva Ansley. One of his first and most incendiary cases is that of Walter McMillian
Big miracle( Visual )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski star in this romantic drama set in the Arctic Circle. The film, based on the 1989 book 'Freeing the Whales' by Tom Rose, follows Operation Breakthrough, a real-life 1988 international effort to rescue a family of endangered grey whales trapped by rapidly-forming ice near Point Barrow in Alaska. As the world watches events unfold, sparks fly between local news reporter Adam Carlson (Krasinski) and his ex-girlfriend, Greenpeace volunteer Rachel Kramer (Barrymore). Kristen Bell, Dermot Mulroney and Ted Danson co-star
The astronaut farmer by Michael Polish( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,313 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
Fantastic 4( Visual )

24 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary re-imagining of Marvel's original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy
Colossal by Nacho Vigalondo( Visual )

27 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria is an out-of-work party girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world
The thin red line by Terrence Malick( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II, the outcome of the battle of Guadalcanal will strongly influence the Japanese's advance into the Pacific. This is the story of Charlie Company's landing and battle experience there in 1942. The story concentrates on how the battle affects, and is effected by, Commanding officer Lt. Col. Gordon Tall, Captain James Staros, Sgt. Edward Welsh, and two privates, Witt and Bell. Charlie Company is attacking a seemingly impregnable position, and them men just face the terror and chaos of war
Kill the messenger by Tami Hoag( Visual )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on the nation's streets, and further alleges that the CIA was aware of major dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S., and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua. Despite warnings from drug kingpins and CIA operatives to stop his investigation, Webb keeps digging to uncover a conspiracy with explosive implications
Hamlet by Michael Almereyda( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's epic story of passion, betrayal and revenge. The president of the Denmark Corporation is dead, and already his wife is remarried to the man suspected of his murder. No one is more troubled by this than her son, Hamlet. Now, after this hostile takeover, trust is impossible, passion is on the rise and vengeance is in the air
The good girl by Jennifer Aniston( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 30-year-old who wants more from life than a dull husband and a dead-end retail job turns to her younger, male co-worker for help
Warm Springs by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspiring true story about Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, who seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia
 
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Alternative Names
Blake Nelson, Tim

Blake Nelson, Tim, 1964-

Blake Nelson, Tim 1965-

Nelson, Tim B. 1965-

Tim Blake Nelson acteur et cinéaste américain

Tim Blake Nelson aktor amerykański

Tim Blake Nelson American director, writer and actor

Tim Blake Nelson americký herec, scenárista a režisér

Tim Blake Nelson Amerikaans acteur

Tim Blake Nelson amerikansk skådespelare, manusförfattare och regissör

Tim Blake Nelson attore e regista statunitense

Tim Blake Nelson cineasta, roteirista e músico americano

Tim Blake Nelson US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Cutter

Tim Blake Nelson US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Filmeditor

Τιμ Μπλέικ Νέλσον

Тим Блейк Нелсон

Тим Блейк Нельсон

Тім Блейк Нельсон американський актор

Թիմ Բլեյք Նելսոն ամերիակացի ռեժիսոր, գրող, դերասան

טים בלייק נלסון

تيم بليك نيلسون

تیم بلیک نلسون

تیم بلیک نلسون بازیگر، کارگردان و تهیه کننده آمریکایی

ტიმ ბლეიკ ნელსონი

넬슨, 팀 블레이크 1964-

팀 블레이크 넬슨

ティム・ブレイク・ネルソン

ネルトン, ティム ブレイク

提姆·布雷克-尼爾森

Languages
English (415)

Spanish (6)

Italian (5)

German (2)

French (1)