WorldCat Identities

Sarsgaard, Peter

Works: 104 works in 757 publications in 9 languages and 34,325 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Spy films  Biographical films  Horror films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter Sarsgaard
Boys don't cry by Kimberly Peirce( Visual )

98 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,312 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
Green Lantern by Ryan Reynolds( Visual )

46 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, an elite force of protectors for peace and justice has existed for centuries. They are the Green Lantern Corps. When a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the Corps' newest recruit, the first human ever selected, Hal Jordan"--Container
An Education by Lone Scherfig( Visual )

62 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic, older man can teach her
Jarhead by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows "Swoff," a third-generation Marine enlistee, from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, sporting a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. There is no cover from intolerable heat or from the Iraqi soldiers, who are always potentially just over the next horizon. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully understand. Sergeant Sykes, a Marine lifer, heads up the scout/sniper platoon, while Troy, Swoff's friend and mentor, is a die-hard member of STA - the elite Marine Unit
Blue Jasmine by Woody Allen( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After everything in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal, elegant New York socialite Jasmine moves into her sister Ginger's humble apartment in San Francisco to try to pull herself back together again
Flightplan by Peter A Dowling( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying at 40,000 feet in a cavernous, state-of-the-art aircraft that she designed, Kyle Pratt faces every mothers worst nightmare when her six year-old daughter, Julia, vanishes without a trace mid-flight from Berlin to New York. Already emotionally devastasted by the unexpected death of her husband, Kyle desperately struggles to prove her sanity to the disbelieving flight crew, pilot, and passengers while facing the very real possiblity that she may be losing her mind
Knight and day by Tom Cruise( Visual )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a small-town girl named June meets a mysterious stranger, she thinks she's found the man of her dreams. But she soon discovers he's a fugitive super-spy, who thrusts her into a thrilling cat-and-mouse chase that spans the globe. As the bullets and sparks fly, June must decide if her 'Knight' in shining armor is a dangerous traitor or the love of her life
Kinsey by Bill Condon( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Largeman returns from self-imposed exile in Los Angeles to his hometown in New Jersey for his mother's funeral. Andrew has spent years cut off from his darker feelings with the aid of pharmaceuticals prescribed by his father, Gideon, a coldly formal psychiatrist. Afterward, he takes to tooling around on his antique motorcycle, finding old friends and making new ones. When he meets and begins to fall for Sam, he finds himself slowly awaking not only to the pain of life but also to the life-affirming power of love
Rendition by Gavin Hood( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The policy of "extraordinary rendition" began under the Clinton administration and accelerated after September 11, 2001. The policy allows for the handing over of suspected terrorists to countries that use torture as an interrogation tool. Anwar El-Ibrahimi is an Egyptian-born man who disappears on a flight from Africa to Washington, DC. He is sent to a North African country where torture is practiced and the CIA gives approval. Anwar's pregnant American-born wife wants to know what happened to her husband. A reluctant CIA agent begins to question his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation. A severe interrogator plies his trade on Anwar while a U.S. terrorism honcho is willing to turn a blind eye to the unpleasantness, especially if it stops a terrorist attack
K-19 the widowmaker by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. Captain Vostrikov, a Russian naval officer has being given command of the Soviet Union's first nuclear submarine, K-19, at the height of the Cold War in 1961. The vessel's executive officer Captain Polenin asserts that the flagship is not yet ready for deployment. But, political pressure forces Vostrikov to sail his crew into the North Atlantic anyway, for a missile fire test that serves as a warning to the U.S. The test is a success, but a leak in the K-19's cooling system soon threatens the nuclear payload
Robot & Frank by Jake Schreier( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank is an aging ex-jewel thief, and his two grown children are worried that he can no longer care for himself. In deciding what to do with Frank, the most likely option appears to be putting him in a nursing home. But Frank's son comes up with another option: buy Frank a walking, talking robot programmed to look after him and improve his physical and mental health. Frank resists the robot at first, but he warms to it after realizing that it could be the perfect heist companion
Shattered Glass by Billy Ray( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Glass is a staff writer for the well respected current events and policy magazine 'The new republic'. He was also a freelance writer featured in 'Rolling Stone', 'Harper's Bazaar' and 'George'. By the mid 1990's, Glass' articles had turned him into one of the most sought-after young journalists in Washington. That is until a bizarre chain of events suddenly stopped his career right in its tracks
The skeleton key( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Caroline Ellis takes a job as a hospice worker in Louisiana's bayous, she unlocks a deadly secret involving magic, conjure, and sacrifice that pulls her into a terrifying world of strange, frightening, and unexplained incidents. The key to escaping may lie in a decrepit attic, but if she dares to believe in what she discovers, everything she fears will become real
Elegy by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his state of 'emancipated manhood' thrown into tragic disarray. David is a renowned college professor whose life is turned inside out when he becomes involved in a passionate relationship with Consuela. Consuela is a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher. As their sexual relationship evolves, an incredible love story is born
Pawn sacrifice by Edward Zwick( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. It chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world
Orphan by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the loss of their unborn baby, Kate and John Coleman decide to adopt a child as a way to bring some joy and normalcy into their lives. The couple is drawn to Esther, a 9-year-old orphan and they welcome her into their home. As soon as Esther moves in, a series of events begins to unfold, leading Kate to believe that there's something wrong with Esther - this seemingly angelic little girl is not what she appears to be
Year of the dog by Mike White( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peggy is a happy-go-lucky secretary who is a great friend, employee, and sister. She lives alone with her beloved dog Pencil. But when Pencil unexpectedly dies, Peggy must find meaning in her life
In the electric mist by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on an investigation into a series of grisly murders, veteran detective Dave Robicheaux navigates his way through the Louisiana bayou and the dark, sultry world of New Orleans mobster 'Baby Feet' Balboni. Layers of corruption and long-dead secrets reawaken grudges and a lethal alliance
Experimenter : the Stanley Milgram story( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true life story of controversial psychologist Stanley Milgram, whose legendary experiment tested ordinary people's willingness to obey orders from an authority figure, even if they felt what they were doing was wrong. This led Milgram's whirring mind to delve into a parade of human behavior inquiries, including the Six Degrees Of Separation theory
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Alternative Names
Peter Sarsgaard acteur américain

Peter Sarsgaard actor estadounidense

Peter Sarsgaard aktor amerykański

Peter Sarsgaard Amerikaans acteur

Peter Sarsgaard amerikansk skådespelare

Peter Sarsgaard amerikansk skodespelar

Peter Sarsgaard amerikansk skuespiller

Peter Sarsgaard attore statunitense

Peter Sarsgaard US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Piter Sarsgard

Sarsgaard, Peter 1971-

Scarsgaard, Peter 1971-

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