WorldCat Identities

Davis, Hope 1967-

Overview
Works: 203 works in 798 publications in 7 languages and 38,440 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Children's audiobooks  Science fiction films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Dancer, Correspondent
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hope Davis
About Schmidt by Louis Begley( Visual )

50 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Honeymoon : [2005 international thriller of the year] by James Patterson( Recording )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of The beach house and Kiss the girls comes a sizzling new thriller. When a number of rich men come to a mysterious end, and a young investment banker dies of a supposed heart attack, FBI agent John O'Hara believes it is the work of a cold-blooded killer. Turning his eye to the only witness - the young banker's beautiful and secretive widow - O'Hara thinks he's closing in, but he's not sure whether he's pursuing justice or his own fatal obsession. This compelling edge-of -your seat thriller reads like a collaboration with Alfred Hitchcock and keeps readers guessing until the last deadly kiss
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American splendor is the story of a little-known working-class everyman, Harvey Pekar. Harvey finds love, family and creative voice through the underground comic books, but still can't manage to find the quicker supermarket checkout. Pekar is a frustrated file clerk at a V.A. Hospital, but also a comic book fan, who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life, entitled American Splendor. Along the bumpy journey he meets and marries Joyce, played by Hope Davis. also appearing in the movie are the real Harvey and Joyce, comic book renderings of the couple, and cameos by some of Harvey's closest friends
Real steel by Shawn Levy( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to build and train a championship contender
State of wonder : [a novel] by Ann Patchett( Recording )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researcher Marina Singh is sent by her boss at Vogel, a drug manufacturer, to the jungles of Brazil following the death of a co-worker. It is there that the company is looking into a miracle drug based on a tree bark used by a native tribe. Upon her arrival, Marina must find out the circumstances of her colleague's death, as well as find out why work has slowed to a crawl on the drug. That means dealing with Annick Swenson, a determined researcher who Marina has a complicated relationship with
The weather man by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular Chicago weatherman Dave Spritz has a shot at the big time, but his personal life is in complete disarray. The harder he tries to control events, the more he finds life, like the weather, is completely unpredictable
Duma by Carroll Ballard( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The exciting story of 12-year-old Xan, who decides to return the cheetah he raised from a cub to the wild instead of allowing pursuers to place it in captivity. Harsh South African landscapes, stalking lions, crocodiles, river rapids and a mysterious drifter who may intend to turn the big cat in for cash - all will test Xan's courage and resolve."--Container
The lake house by James Patterson( Recording )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six extraordinary children are trying to lead normal lives in the Rocky Mountain countryside. They live in different homes with different families, but there is something powerful that connects them. Something that puts them in terrible danger. The only time they felt safe was when they were together in the waterfront cabin they call the Lake House. And the only people they've ever trusted are Frannie and Kit, the couple who rescued them from unimaginable evil once before. When that evil resurfaces, the kids reconnect with Frannie and Kit and set off on an astonishing adventure. They flee to the Lake House, but even that haven may no longer be safe
Proof by John Madden( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play and directed by Academy Award nominee John Madden (Best Director, Shakespeare In Love, 1998), PROOF stars Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins (Best Actor, The Silence Of The Lambs, 1991) and Gwyneth Paltrow(Best Actress, Shakespeare In Love, 1998) in a poewrful story of a young woman haunted by her father's past and the shadoe of her own futurel Catherine (Paltrow) has devoted years to caring for her brilliant but unstable father Robert (Hopkins), a mathematical genius. But when his genius slips away, he leaves behind a mystery!
The matador by Richard Shepard( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling salesman forms an unexpected bond with a lonely hit man who suspects he's "lost his touch."
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a mid-aged man's friend dies, Bobby takes a look back at his childhood memories ... When mysterious out-of-towner, Ted, moves into the boarding house that 11-year-old Bobby shares with his self-involved mother, Bobby jumps at the chance to befriend an adult who talks to him straightforwardly. Ted enlists Bobby to read him the newspaper daily--and to keep an eye out for the "low men" bent on capturing Ted, who possesses a strange mind-reading power
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. His daughter, Olive, is growing up under questionable guidance. He's helplessly driving his marriage to actress Claire into the ground. His daughter, Ariel, is mentally handicapped. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality. As he pushes the limits of his relationships, both personally and professionally, a change in creative direction arrives in Millicent Weems, a celebrated theater actress who may offer Caden the break he needs
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Infamous by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While researching his book "In cold blood", writer Truman Capote develops a relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and, in particular Perry Smith, while both men waited for their date of execution on death row
Disconnect by Jason Bateman( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hard-working lawyer attached to his cell phone can't find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues, and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today's wired world"--Container
Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff( Recording )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her
The Hoax by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970's Irving managed to fool a major publisher and LIFE magazine into thinking he was writing an authorized biography of Howard Hughes. Irving and his best friend and partner, Dick Susskind, go to extreme lengths to pull off the hair-brained scheme. The more outrageous the lies they concoct, the more believable they become and the more money gets thrown at them. Inspired by the unbelievable true story of the man who faked the authorized autobiography of Howard Hughes and nearly pulled off the media scam of the 20th century
Stella Bain : [a novel] by Anita Shreve( Recording )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An epic story, set against the backdrop of World War I, from bestselling author Anita Shreve. When an American woman, Stella Bain, is found suffering from severe shell shock in an exclusive garden in London, surgeon August Bridge and his wife selflessly agree to take her in. A gesture of goodwill turns into something more as Bridge quickly develops a clinical interest in his houseguest. Stella had been working as a nurse's aide near the front, but she can't remember anything prior to four months earlier when she was found wounded on a French battlefield. In a narrative that takes us from London to America and back again, Shreve has created an engrossing and wrenching tale about love and the meaning of memory, set against the haunting backdrop of a war that destroyed an entire generation. "--
Walk two moons by Sharon Creech( )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her mother leaves home suddenly, thirteen-year-old Sal and her grandparents take a car trip retracing her mother's route. Along the way, Sal recounts the story of her friend Phoebe, whose mother also left
A wrinkle in time by Madeleine L'Engle( Recording )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Meg Murry, her brother Charles, and their friend Calvin, embark on a journey through space and time, assisted by three eccentric women, when they set out to find Meg's father, a physicist who disappeared while experimenting with time travel
 
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About Schmidt
Alternative Names
Davis, Hope

Hope Davis actrice américaine

Hope Davis actriz estadounidense

Hope Davis aktorka amerykańska

Hope Davis Amerikaans actrice

Hope Davis amerikansk skådespelare

Hope Davis amerikansk skodespelar

Hope Davis amerikansk skuespiller

Hope Davis attrice statunitense

Hope Davis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Houp Dejvis

Гоуп Девіс

Дэвис, Хоуп

Хоуп Дейвис

Хоуп Дејвис

הופ דייוויס

הופ דייוויס שחקנית אמריקאית

هوب ديفيس

هوب ديفيس ممثلة أمريكية

هوپ دیویس بازیگر آمریکایی

ہوپ ڈیوس

호프 데이비스

ホープ・デイヴィス

琥珀·戴維絲

Languages
English (317)

German (16)

French (9)

Italian (3)

Spanish (3)

Turkish (2)

Polish (1)

Covers
Honeymoon : [2005 international thriller of the year]State of wonder : [a novel]The weather manDumaThe lake houseSynecdoche, New YorkInfamousPictures of Hollis Woods