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Swank, Hilary

Overview
Works: 222 works in 830 publications in 7 languages and 31,273 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  History  Interviews  Fiction  Romance films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Narrator, Performer, Composer, Other, nar, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Million dollar baby by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
120 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A male boxing trainer attempts to help a young female boxer achieve her dream of becoming a professional
Freedom writers by Richard LaGravenese ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives, This assignment is something that the class can bite into with relish. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside. Draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves
Boys don't cry by Kimberly Peirce ( Visual )
72 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A transgendered youth starts living as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. He moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under his new identity. All goes well until his new friends discover his secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself
Iron jawed angels ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dramatized story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, leaders of the suffragist women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment. They broke from the mainstream women's rights movement to create a more activist wing, daring to push the boundaries to secure women's voting rights in 1920
Amelia by Mira Nair ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kansas-born girl, Amelia Earhart discovers the thrill of aviation at age 23. Within 12 years she goes on to win the Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia and her husband/business partner George Putnam have an enduring marriage that could not be broken by her determination to fly, nor her passionate affair with Gene Vidal. At age 39, she sets out on an attempt to circumnavigate the globe, an adventure that catapults her into aviation myth
P.S.I love you by Richard LaGravenese ( Visual )
36 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S. I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
38 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real
Conviction by Tony Goldwyn ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Betty Anne Waters is a young woman whose world is shattered when her beloved brother Kenny is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Steadfastly convinced of his innocence, Betty Anne embarks on an 18-year journey to set Kenny free, using state-of-the-art forensic technology. The unshakable bond between a brother and sister is at the heart of this real-life drama
Something borrowed by Kate Hudson ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rachel is a generous and loyal pal to her engaged best friend Darcy. But after celebrating her 30th birthday, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in the arms of Dex, the guy she's had a crush on since law school, and who happens to be Darcy's fianceĢ. In the frantic weeks leading up to Darcy's wedding, Rachel finds herself caught between her longtime friendship with Darcy and the prospect of losing the love of her life
The Black Dahlia by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short - also known as The Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. With a corpse so mutilated, the photos are kept from the public. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police departmen. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel
New Year's Eve by Michelle Pfeiffer ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stellar ensemble cast celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year
The core by Aaron Eckhart ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A team of top scientific minds from around the world are assembled to determine what has been happening to Earth. Dr. Keyes makes the startling discovery that the Earth's electromagnetic forces have begun to collapse. If the planet is to be saved, the core of the Earth needs a jump start, and Keyes assembles a team to burrow to the center of the planet and bomb the insides back into action. However, as the crew digs deeper into the Earth, the more they discover what they haven't been told about their mission and what's really been causing the worldwide chaos
The gift by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Annie has 'the Gift'. Some fear her, others claim she's a witch. But now, a murder has ben committed and only she can solve it. On a twisted trail of open infidelity and jealous rage, she sees visions that will haunt her and discovers a truth that will tear the town apart"--Promotional materials
The reaping ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigative scholar Katherine Winter is a debunker of modern 'miracles, ' bringing scientific light to superstition and fraud. But events in Haven, Louisiana, defy even her expertise. There, the 10 Biblical Plagues seem to be recurring. And the more she seeks answers, the more she questions her own beliefs. Katherine must uncover the truth, because the Plagues are counting down and time is running out
The affair of the necklace ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A noblewoman gains entrance to the French court seeking restitution for lost family property and resorts to intrigue when a simple request is denied
The next karate kid ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julie, a rebellious teen, is pitted against a posse of paramilitary students who rule her high school. While their leader teaches them to fight-to-kill, Julie and Miyagi, her karate teacher, teach them the secret of fighting to live
The resident ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and terror in every room as Juliet gets the unnerving feeling that she is not alone
On native soil ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story of the tragic events of 9/11, based on the Commission Report study. Features interviews with family members, John McCain, Joe Lieberman and Max Cleland
Mary and Martha ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two very different women, an upscale American named Mary and a middle-class Englishwoman named Martha, form an unlikely bond following the losses of their only children from malaria contracted in Africa. Battling their lingering grief and the strains on their marriages, the two work together to raise awareness of malaria while recovering their sense of purpose. A story of how ordinary people can make a difference in influencing social policy and affecting positive change
Red dust by Tom Hooper ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A political thriller set in a small South African town during the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings. Human rights lawyer Sarah Barcant must represent Alex Mpondo, a former political activist, who was held captive and sadistically tortured by a police officer under the apartheid regime in South Africa
 
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Languages
English (433)
German (25)
French (23)
Spanish (13)
Italian (9)
Multiple languages (8)
Chinese (2)
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