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Crudup, Billy 1968-

Overview
Works: 142 works in 534 publications in 11 languages and 23,769 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Animated films  Fiction  Biography  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Commentator, Former owner, Recipient, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Billy Crudup
Big fish by Tim Burton ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth
Eat pray love by Elizabeth Gilbert ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery
Mission: impossible III by J. J Abrams ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethan Hunt has retired from active duty as a super-spy in order to train new IMF agents. He is called back into action to confront the toughest villain he has ever faced - Owen Davian, an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience. Hunt assembles his team - his old friend Luther Strickell, transportation expert Declan, and background operative Zhen, in order to rescue Lindsey, one of his trainees, who was kidnapped while on a surveillance detail of Davian. It soon becomes evident that Davian is well-protected, well-connected, and downright malicious, forcing Hunt to extend his journey back into the field in order to rescue his wife, Julia, and uncover an IMF double agent in the process
Princess Mononoke by Hayao Miyazaki ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a frightening creature attacks his remote village, young warrior Ashitaka is able to put the great beast out of its misery. It is a boar god corrupted by sinister magic, transformed into a monster by a wound from a mysterious iron ball. Ashitaka has received a wound as well, which bubbles with supernatural putrescence, so he must travel far to the east seeking a cure. In Iron Town, Lady Eboshi employs freed prostitutes, former serfs, and even outcast lepers to build a human empire that will civilize the wilderness with iron and guns. In the forest, the wild gods gather their strength to fight back, led by San, the Princess Mononoke. She is a beautiful but savage girl who has chosen to give up her humanity and side with the animals. Ashitaka finds himself embroiled in a battle between the two forces, both of whom see him as supporting the enemy
Watchmen ( Visual )
45 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But, when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover the plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future
Almost famous ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the opportunity of a lifetime when teenage reporter William Miller lands an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine. Despite the objections of his protective mother, William hits the road with an up-and-coming rock band and finds there's a lot more to write home about than the music
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
Public enemies by Michael Mann ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to Chicago, where he meets hatcheck girl Billie Frechette and falls in love, but struggles to reconcile his new romance with his life on the run. Meanwhile, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover has enlisted Special Agent Melvin Purvis to use the latest techniques and equipment to catch Dillinger-Public Enemy Number One-even as Purvis realizes that doing so may stretch his principles to the breaking point
Too big to fail ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performance of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself
Charlotte Gray by Gillian Armstrong ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's World War II and Charlotte has been trained to be an undercover courier for England. She straps on a parachute and falls from the sky into Vichy France. There she will assist the French Resistance in its defiance of Nazi occupation. Once behind enemy lines, she keeps secret her personal mission to find her lover, an RAF pilot downed over France
Thin ice by Jill Sprecher ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mickey Prohaska is a small-time insurance agent looking for one big score to get him out of frigid Wisconsin. But Mickey's clever con spirals out of control when an unstable locksmith turns the tables and raises the stake higher than he ever imagined
Trust the man ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebecca is an actress who is married to Tom; together they have two children. As Rebecca begins rehearsals on a new play at the Lincoln Center, Tom stays at home to watch the kids. He begins to think about how horny he is. They go to see a counselor and discuss their sexual problems. Tom wants to have sex twice a day, while Rebecca thinks Tom is a maniac. Rebecca's brother, Tobey is in a long term relationship with Elaine, Rebecca's best friend, who suddenly hears her biological clock ticking and realizes she wants to be married and have a child. This is not good news for commitment phobic Tobey
Without limits ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of Steve Prefontaine, a distance runner, who took the sport into a new era
Jesus' son ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rumpled, hapless young man in his twenties, FH bounces through his days with his dreams and hallucinations blurring and merging into reality. The shaky center of his universe is his beloved on-again, off-again, girlfriend Michelle
Dedication ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry is a misanthropic, emotionally complex children's book author who is forced to team up with a beautiful illustrator after his best friend and creative collaborator passes away. As Henry struggles with letting go of the ghosts of love and life, he discovers that sometimes you have to take a gamble at life to find love
Inventing the Abbotts ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forbidden love and impossible dreams interwine when the handsome, working class Holt brothers are drawn to the beautiful and wealthy Abbott sisters
Waking the dead ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When one man's 70's idealism confronts his 80's aspirations, he begins an emotional rollercoaster that brings ghosts back to life and the ultimate question: does love conquer all, even death?
Pretty bird ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three would-be entrepreneurs set out to invent a rocket belt. The venturesome partnership soon takes an unhealthy toll as their mismatched personalities clash and some unexpected success leads to retaliations, kidnapping, and murder
The Hi-Lo country by Stephen Frears ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends returning from World War II team up with an old rancher to raise cattle the cowboy way, in conflict with a corporate cattle rancher who employs half the town of Hi-Lo, New Mexico. When one of his friends has an affair with the wife of the corporate rancher's foreman, the conflict increases
 
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Crudup, William, 1968-
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