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Acheson, James

Works: 24 works in 115 publications in 5 languages and 12,663 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Historical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Costume designer, Actor, tcd, ard, Author, csd, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about James Acheson
Most widely held works by James Acheson
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
Daredevil by Mark Steven Johnson( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By day, blind attorney Matt Murdock toils for justice in Hell's Kitchen. By night, he's Daredevil, a man without fear. He's a masked vigilante stalking the dark streets with an uncanny "radar sense" that allows him to see with superhuman capabilities. When the love of his life is targeted by New York City's ruthless Kingpin and his deadly assassin, Bullseye, Daredevil may be about to meet his match
Mad money by Callie Khouri( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridget is a stay-at-home wife whose life as she knows it ends when her husband loses his cushy, high-paying job. Her college degree in literature does not help her find a substantial job, so she accepts a janitorial position at the Federal Reserve. There, she meets Nina and Jackie, who could use some spare scratch as well. Suddenly, it dawns on Bridget that the bank has plenty of what they need - money. The plan is to take the old bills that are headed for the shredder and recycle them back into the economy by spending it
Dangerous Liaisons by Stephen Frears( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Uma Thurman and Keanu Reeves star in a classic tale of innocence, desire and sexual gamesmanship. Just prior to the French Revolution, a time of legendary decadence, the corseted and perfumed French aristocracy are wealthy beyond reckoning and fully dedicated to the pursuit of their own pleasure. Yet human emotions are not easily trifled with as this timeless plot of labyrinthine intrigue delves into the most private reaches of the human psyche
Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights by Peter Kosminsky( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Bronte's timeless tale of love and passion comes alive in this stirring new film version starring Juliette Binoche and Ralph Fiennes. Shot on location in Yorkshire, this is the first screen adaptation to present Bronte's complete story of two generations of the Earnshaw and Linton families, as their lives and fortunes intertwine in a complex web dominated by the passionate relationship between doomed lovers Heathcliff and Cathy. Fiennes gives a dynamic performance as Heathcliff and Juliette Binoche dazzles in the dual roles of Cathy Earnshaw and Catherine Linton in a movie that captures all the power of the classic novel
The little vampire by Uli Edel( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Tony Thompson (Lipnicki) third grade really bites. He's in a new school, in a new country, and he's having trouble fitting in. But things change when Tony befriends a young vampire named Rudolph. Soon Tony and Rudolph are going on fang-tastic flying adventures, eluding vampire hunters and driving the countryside of Scotland batty
Mozart and the whale by Petter Næss( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donald and Isabelle have a form of autism called Asperger's Syndrome. Donald, a good-natured but hapless cab driver has a knack for numbers. He falls head over heals in love with the beautiful but complex Isabelle when she joins the autism support group he leads
Mr. Toad's wild ride by Walt Disney( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live action version based on Kenneth Grahame's classic tale about a Badger, Mole, and Rat
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during child birth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a creature which Frankenstein has put together from the remains of corpses. The creature turns into a monster when Dr. Frankenstein rejects him. Sticking close to the original novel, the film guides us through the story of Frankenstein's quest for knowledge, and his creature's search for his "father."
Restoration by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th century Britain, a young man seduced by the wealth and indolence of the Restoration court, finds redemption of sorts through the love of a woman
The man in the iron mask by Randall Wallace( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a time of both splendor and despair for the deeply divided French nation where the self-serving King Louis XIV enjoys the riches of the world while his people starve. Believing he is all-powerful, Louis fears no one -- except the one person who could bring an end to his absolute power: the man he condemned to wear an iron mask and imprisoned for life. But when the king's selfish excesses go too far, retired Musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis vow to free the mysterious prisoner who may be France's only hope for survival. Only one question remains: will their old comrade, the legendary d'Artagnan help them -- or destroy them?
Time bandits by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy named Kevin escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being, they plunder treasure from Napoleon and Agamemnon; but Evil is watching their every move. A giddy fairy tale, a revisionist history lesson, and a satire on technology gone awry
Little Buddha by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rahip Norbu ölen hocasının işaretleri üzerine, onun ruhunun Amerikalı küçük Jesse'nin bedeninde yeniden dünyaya geldiğine inanır. Rahip küçük çocuğa Siddhartha'nın (Keanu Reeves) sahip olduğu tüm zenginlikleri ardında bırakıp nasıl Buda olduğunu anlatır. Lama Norbu'nun ısrarıyla Butan'da bir manstıra giden Jesse burada farklı bir kültür ve dünyaya adım atar. Küçük Jesse gerçekten de Lama Norbu'nun ölen hocası mıdır?
The Hanoi Hilton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For most combat soldiers, Vietnam was a battlefield war of guns and grenades. But for thousands of American combatants, the battlefield was a dark, vermin-infested cell in a prison compound like Hoa Lo, or what the POWs called the Hanoi Hilton. Captured Navy pilot Lt. Commander Williamson knows his only defense against torture, disease and despair is an indomitable will
Kazaam by Paul Michael Glaser( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kazaam is a larger-than-life genie with a magic touch for nonstop fun and laughter! After 5,000 long years of captivity, Kazaam is set free to grant three wishes to a new master. From then on, he's catapulted to one wild adventure after another ... from becoming the latest rap sensation to untangling an outrageous mob scheme!
The last emperor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life of Emperor Pu Yi, who took the throne in 1908 at the age of three, before witnessing decades of cultural and political upheaval within and without the walls of the Forbidden City."--Container
Journey to the end of the night by Peter Tammer( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Portuguese and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosso and his son Paul have been carving out a living in Brazil running a nightclub/brothel, but they both dream about getting out of the business. A suitcase left at their club with the means to bring the dreams alive may change their lives and fates
Bernardo Bertolucci's The last emperor( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pu Yi is the last of the Emperor of China who from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City was the object of worship by half a billion people. From his abdication, to his decline and dissolute lifestyle. His life was exploitated by the invading Japanese and his term as the emperor of Japan's Manchuguo. He was eventually released back to public life in 1959 and died as gardener at the Botanical Gardens of Peking
Man of Steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language
Monty Python's The meaning of life by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way
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Spider-man 2
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The little vampireMozart and the whaleThe Hanoi HiltonKazaamMonty Python's The meaning of life