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Nelson, Tim Blake

Overview
Works: 166 works in 512 publications in 7 languages and 38,614 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Juvenile works  Wildlife films  Romance films  Science fiction films  Fiction  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Performer, Author, Narrator, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tim Blake Nelson
Holes by Walt Disney( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 3,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Stanley Yelnats finds himself at Camp Green Lake, where digging a hole a day keeps the warden at bay and "builds character". An ancient family curse still dogs Stanley and he's thrown headlong into the adventure of his life. Stanley and his campmates will have to forge fast friendships to unearth the mystery of what's really going on in the desert
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

44 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three escaped convicts from the 1920s are led on an odyssey through the Old South in search of loot stashed at one of their homes. The house is scheduled to be flooded out by a new dam, so time is of the essence
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 3,058 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 sets him up
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a career CIA operative, Bob Barnes begins to uncover the disturbing truth about the work he has devoted his life to. An up-and-coming oil broker, Bryan Woodman faces an unimaginable family tragedy and finds redemption in his partnership with idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir al-Subaai. Corporate lawyer, Bennett Holiday faces a moral dilemma as he finesses the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies Across the globe, a disenfranchised Wasim Khan, a Pakistani teenager, falls prey to the recruiting efforts of a charismatic cleric. Each plays their small part in the vast and complex system that powers the industry, unaware of the explosive impact their lives will have upon the world
The Incredible Hulk( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,117 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
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and French and held by 1,766 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 )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reunited Mystery, Inc. team return to their hometown of Coolsville as hereos 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
The thin red line by Terrence Malick( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,520 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
Big miracle by John Barrymore, Drew Krasinski( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A small town news reporter and a Greenpeace volunteer are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle
The astronaut farmer by Michael Polish( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton stars in an inspirational tale of one man who would let nothing stand in the way of his dream. When Charles Farmer (Thornton) is forced to leave his job at NASA to save his family's ranch in Texas, his lifelong goal of becoming an astronaut seems destined to end in failure. Refusing to give up his dream, Farmer enlists the support of his wife Audie (Virginia Madsen) and his family, embarking on a mission to build his own rocket and launch himself into space. His actions soon attract the attention of the authorities, who see his plan as a risk to public safety. Cheered on as a renegade hero by the media and the public, Charles Farmer stubbornly resists the government's attempts to thwart him and presses on towards the fulfilment of his dream
"O"( Visual )

52 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern-day version of Shakespeare's Othello. "O" is the schools' best basketball player and NBA hopeful. He is adored by all including his coach and a beautiful classmate. "O" has a troubled friend, who is the coaches' son and he is deeply resentful of his fathers preference to "O" on and off the court. This sets off a disturbing chain of events
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,080 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 )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-year old Justine longs for a life more fulfilling than the one she leads with her boring husband and the dead-end job she has. But when a passionate young co-worker catches her eye and steals her heart, Justine's good girl existence takes a turn for the worse
Kill the messenger by Michael Cuesta( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner ("The Bourne Legacy") leads an all-star cast in a dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. 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. His journey takes him from the prisons of California to the villages of Nicaragua to the highest corridors of power in Washington, D.C. ? and draws the kind of attention that threatens not just his career, but his family and his life
American violet by Tim Disney( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is based on a true story. Dee Roberts is a young black woman raising four daughters with the help of her mother in an all-black housing project. In 2000, Dee is one of many residents swept up in an aggressive raid by the police drug task force of their small Texas town. Dee's so innocent that she believes, at first, that she's been arrested because of her parking tickets. Once in the grip of the legal system, Dee faces a difficult choice: free herself by accepting 10 years' probation on a plea bargain, or allow the case to go to court, which could have much costlier consequences. Backed by an ACLU lawyer and a local attorney known for his integrity and connections, Dee attempts to prove that the drug charges are not just false, but racially motivated
Warm springs by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 785 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
As I lay dying by James Franco( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's mission to honor her desire to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson, Mississippi
The grey zone by Tim Blake Nelson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles a unit of Auschwitz [II]'s Sonderkommando, a special squad of Jewish prisoners, who staged the only armed revolt that would ever take place at Auschwitz"--Container
Leaves of grass by Tim Blake Nelson( Visual )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill, a classical philosophy professor at Brown University, returns home upon news of his brother Brady's murder in a drug deal gone awry. Bill quickly learns that Brady's death has been grossly exaggerated, as he's swept up into one of his brother's crazy schemes. Alongside his eccentric mother and a beautiful woman named Janet, Bill participates in his brother's wild plan, leading him on a twisted path filled with unique characters and life's most challenging questions
 
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Alternative Names
Blake Nelson, Tim

Blake Nelson, Tim 1965-

Nelson, Tim B. 1965-

Tim Blake Nelson acteur et cinéaste américain

Tim Blake Nelson aktor amerykański

Tim Blake Nelson americký herec, scenárista a režisér

Tim Blake Nelson amerikansk skådespelare, manusförfattare och regissör

Tim Blake Nelson attore e regista statunitense

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

Тим Блейк Нельсон

טים בלייק נלסון

تیم بلیک نلسون

ტიმ ბლეიკ ნელსონი

팀 블레이크 넬슨

ティム・ブレイク・ネルソン

Languages
English (230)

German (14)

French (6)

Spanish (4)

Italian (2)

Danish (1)

Arabic (1)

Covers
SyrianaHootScooby-Doo 2 monsters unleashedThe astronaut farmer"O"The grey zone