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Watts, Naomi 1968-

Overview
Works: 292 works in 1,020 publications in 5 languages and 31,357 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Sources  Film adaptations  Horror films  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Police films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Naomi Watts
 
Most widely held works by Naomi Watts
King Kong by Merian C Cooper ( Visual )
84 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
The ring by Gore Verbinski ( Visual )
49 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it
J. Edgar by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
38 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"J. Edgar Hoover [was] head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life"--Container
The impossible by J. A Bayona ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family on holiday in Thailand is caught in the monstrous tsunami of 2004. Based on a true story
The painted veil ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their journey brings meaning to their relationship and gives them purpose in one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna, a midwife at a North London hospital, finds the diary of a Russian teenager who dies giving birth to a baby, and resolves to find the young girls' relatives in the hopes of providing the orphaned child with a loving family. As Anna follows the clues the diary provides, she finds evidence of a local Russian mob's criminal activities, and meets Nikolai, a formidable mob enforcer. Anna and Nikolai find themselves growing close as the Russian mobsters behind the girl's death become aware of Anna's discoveries regarding their crimes
Mulholland Dr ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman riding in a limosine along Los Angeles' Mulholland Drive is targeted by a would-be shooter, but before he can pull the trigger, she is injured when her limo is hit by another car. The woman stumbles away from the accident and meets up with a plucky ingenue new to L.A. But are things really as they seem?
Fair game ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the run-up to the Iraq War, Valerie Plame, a supervisor of covert operations at the CIA, is assigned to determine if Saddam has nuclear weapons. In secret, she interviews scientists inside Iraq and suggests that her husband, a former diplomat, go to Niger to investigate a report from the Vice President's office that Iraq bought enriched uranium there. When the country goes to war, in part based on the President's claim that the sale took place, Plame's husband, Joe Wilson, writes in the New York Times that the report is false. The White House smears the couple to change the subject. Her career ruined, his credibility under attack, their marriage starts to crack. Can they find trust and fight back?
21 grams by Guillermo Arriaga Jordán ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fate brought them together, now vengence will tear them apart. A violent car accident unexpectedly throws together the lives of a college professor, an ex-con and a young mother with a reckless past. The crossing of their paths takes them through the heights of love, the depths of revenge and the promise of redemption
The International by Tom Tykwer ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interpol Agent Louis Salinger and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman are determined to bring to justice one of the world's most powerful banks. The two uncover illegal activities including money laundering, arms trading, and the destabilization of governments, Salinger and Whitman's investigation takes them around the world. Finding themselves in a high-stakes chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk as the bank will stop at nothing, including murder, to continue financing terror and war
Dream house ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Atenton quit a high-profile job in Manhattan to relocate his wife, Libby, and their two daughters to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was once the murder scene of a mother and her children. When Will investigates, he's not sure if he's seeing ghosts or if the tragic events are somehow related to his past. The only clues come from his mysterious neighbor
Le divorce by James Ivory ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isabel Walker travels to Paris to visit her pregnant stepsister Roxy, by chance arriving on the same day that Roxy's husband Charles-Henri leaves the marriage, apparently for another woman. As Isabel stays to offer help and support, the two young women start living it up with the locals and American expatriates, and Isabel finds herself being wooed by an older French man- who happens to be related to Roxy's ex-husband
The ring two by Hideo Nakata ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six months after the frightening rampage and the cursed videotape that left so much death and terror, Rachel and her son start a new life in a small Oregon town. But when a crime scene includes an unmarked tape, she knows the violence has not ended
Mother and child by Rodrigo García ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three women's lives share a common core. They have all been profoundly affected by adoption. At age fourteen, Karen placed a baby for adoption, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child. Even though she is a bright and ambitious lawyer, she is a flinty loner in her personal life. Lucy and her husband are just embarking on the adoption odyssey, hoping for the opportunity to become parents
You will meet a tall dark stranger ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Alfie leaves his wife, Helena, to pursue his lost youth with a free-spirited call girl named Charmaine, Helena abandons rationality and surrenders her life to the loopy advice of a charlatan fortune teller. Meanwhile, daughter Sally develops a crush on her handsome boss, Greg, while her husband, Roy, becomes moonstruck over Dia, a mystery woman who catches his gaze through a nearby window. These four will find out how easy it is for their illusions to make fools of them
Ned Kelly by Gregor Jordan ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Irish immigrant Ned Kelly is sentenced to three years in prison for stealing horse. After his release, he finds work tending to horses owned by Richard Cook, whose wife becomes interested in Ned. Fitzpatrick, is a police officer interested in Ned's sister Kate. When she refuses his advances, Fitzpatrick steals the family's animals. Not being able to go straight, Ned goes on the run and steals from a string of banks to support himself and his gang
The assassination of Richard Nixon by Niels Mueller ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on real-life events. Set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who takes extreme measures to achieve his American dream
We don't live here anymore ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack and Terry. Hank and Edith. They're two married couples and best friends with much in common. Jack and Hank are professors at Cedar County College. Terry and Edith are both stay-at-home moms. What will split them apart is that Jack and Edith are secret lovers. The interlocked foursome go into uncharted realms of anger, confrontation and lust - and making decisions that may or may not let love slip away
Funny games by Michael Haneke ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At their lakeside vacation home, Ann, George and their son have unexpected visitors: two well-spoken, well-bred young men wearing polite smiles and preppy sportswear. The visitors want to play a game. "You bet that you'll be alive tomorrow at 9:00, and we bet that you'll be dead. OK?" As the terrorized family fights to survive, each plan is thwarted, each option closed, each hour closer to what could the last
Stay by Marc Forster ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry, a college student, plans to kill himself in three days, unless psychologist Sam can save him. After his first encounter with Henry, Sam finds he's losing his own grip on reality, as he is thrust into a nightmarish place between life and death
 
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Alternative Names
Watts, Naomi
Watts, Naomi Ellen.
Watts, Naomi Ellen 1968-
Languages
English (399)
German (31)
French (31)
Spanish (27)
Multiple languages (5)
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