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Giamatti, Paul

Overview
Works: 369 works in 1,241 publications in 8 languages and 73,237 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  History  Historical television programs  Historical films  War films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Paul Giamatti
 
Most widely held works by Paul Giamatti
12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Visual )

45 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
Cinderella Man by Russell Crowe( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Great Depression, an everyday common-man hero, James J. Braddock was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. With the Depression going strong in the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-boxer was seemingly as broken-down and out-of-luck as the rest of the America. Driven by love and determination, he returned to the ring. He did not have much of a shot, but James was fueled by something beyond mere competition. He kept winning and suddenly, the ordinary working man became an icon who carried the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders. Eventually, he rose through the ranks and went on to fight the heavyweight champ, the unstoppable Max Baer
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Saving Mr. Banks by John Lee Hancock Movie( Visual )

20 editions published in 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Walt Disney's desire to bring her beloved character Mary Poppins to the motion picture screen (a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters), Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the impresario's concept for the film, but a woman struggling with her own past. During her stay in California, Travers' reflects back on her difficult childhood in 1906 Australia
The illusionist by Steven Millhauser( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is the year 1900 and Vienna is buzzing with a new sensation on the stage. His name is Eisenheim The Illusionist and his tricks are so incredible some believe he is manipulating supernatural forces. Among his doubters is the dangerous Crown Prince Leopold who is so determined to expose Eisenheim as a fraud, he sends his betrothed, Duchess Sophie, to the stage as a volunteer. It is an unsettling moment for Eisenheim who recognises her as the girl he loved more than a decade earlier - a relationship which was torn apart by their different social standing. When they rekindle their romance, the Crown Prince sets out to shut the show down and ultimately destroy Eisenheim. However, while the Crown Prince engages him in a dramatic battle of wits, Eisenheim prepares for his most powerful and impressive illusion yet"--Container
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A squad of American soldiers, led by Captain Miller, goes behind enemy lines to save a missing paratrooper. Includes featurettes
The ides of March by George Clooney( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, an up-and-coming campaign press secretary finds himself involved in a political scandal that threatens to upend his candidate's shot at the presidency
Prohibition by Ken Burns( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remake of the original film, after an astronaut crash-lands on an uncharted planet he finds himself at odds with a society in which apes are the rulers - and humans are little more than slaves
The ant bully by John Nickle( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After young Lucas shoots some ants with his water pistol they retaliate with a secret potion that shrinks him to their size
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1922. Six months after Matthew's tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey. Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child, and is encouraged by the family to pick up the pieces. Accepting a new role on the estate, the now-eligible Mary also finds herself the reluctant object of attention from a number of eager suitors. With the twenties in full swing and the tides of change sweeping through Downton, Rose's continued attraction to the bright lights of London spells trouble for the Crawleys, and Edith's budding relationship with Michael Gregson is threatened by events beyond her control. Meanwhile, below stairs, passions run high and young hearts look set to be broken
Turbo( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a freak accident, a garden snail with dreams of becoming the fastest snail in the world might just realize his goal
The amazing spider-man 2 by Andrew Garfield( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-Man's conflict has been within himself: the struggle between Peter Parker and the responsibilities of Spider-Man. But Peter Parker, finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man, but being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp
Duplicity by Tony Gilroy( Visual )

13 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-CIA officer Claire Stenwick and ex-MI6 agent Ray Koval are both racing to secure the formula for a product that will bring untold wealth to the company that lands the patent first. As the stakes begin to rise, so does the passion between Claire and Ray. Meanwhile, their mutual employers, industry giant Howerd Tully and trailblazing CEO Dick Garsil start resorting to some seriously underhanded tactics as each hopes to gain an advantage over the competition. Claire and Ray engage in a series of schemes and double-crosses while contending with the fact that their mutual attraction could ultimately jeopardize their entire mission
Rock of ages by Tom Cruise( Visual )

25 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drew and Sherrie meet in L.A. while pursuing their dream of life in the big city. Will their love survive the challenges the city throws their way? This musical features songs by Journey, Twisted Sister, Starship, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, and many more
The last station by Jay Parini( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In honor of his newly created religion, Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy renounces his title, property, and family in favor of poverty and celibacy. For the Countess Sofya, his wife of nearly fifty years, this is the last straw! After she discovers his plans to leave the rights to his iconic novels to the Russian people rather than his own family, she decides to use every trick of seduction in her considerable arsenal, to fight for what she believes is rightfully hers
American splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,579 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
The nanny diaries by Emma McLaughlin( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie is a young girl from a working-class neighborhood who suddenly finds herself working as a nanny for a wealthy family in Manhattan's Upper East Side. Between catering to the every whim of her employers and their precocious son and falling in love with their gorgeous neighbor, Annie tries to figure out what she wants to do with her life
The Roosevelts : an intimate history( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape, from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front, to the founding of the United Nations
 
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