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Parkes, Walter F.

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Most widely held works by Walter F Parkes
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Lemony Snicket( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 3,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three Bauderlaire orphans land in the home of their uncle, Count Olaf, who will stop at nothing to get their enormous fortune for his very own. As they try to stay one step ahead of his villainous schemes, they discover a strange world filled with even stranger people
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

43 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some sexual content and brief language
The kite runner by Marc Forster( Visual )

31 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
Men in black II by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent J needs help in his latest case, so he elicits the assistance of Agent K by restoring his memory. Together they battle the latest threat of aliens against Earth
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

45 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the dazzlingly futuristic Washington D.C. of 2054, murder has been eliminated. John Anderton presides over the Department of Pre-Crime, wherein three "Pre-Cogs, "--Precognitive humans drifting in a flotation tank, their brain waves tapped by computers--pick up thoughts of premeditated murder and warn the cops, who swoop down and arrest the would-be perpetrators before the killings can take place. Although the Pre-Cogs are never wrong sometimes they disagree. The dissenting Pre-Cog is said to have filed a minority report. If you could outsmart the Pre-Cog system, you would have committed the perfect crime. Bureau director Lamar Burgess tries to shield Anderton from bureaucrats like Danny Witwer of the Justice Department. As the pre-crime strategy prepares to go national, Witwer seems to have doubts about its wisdom--or he is only jealous of its success?
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 2,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reinventing himself as Sweeney Todd, a man unjustly sent to prison returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin who sent the man to prison. Not only does he seek revenge for the cruel punishment he suffered in prison, but also for what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to his home town, he reopens his barber shop, where Mr. Todd becomes the Demon of Fleet Street. Mrs. Lovett is Sweeney's amorous accomplice who creates diabolical meat pies out of the remains of Mr. Todd's victims
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seasoned airline pilot miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on the plane
The terminal by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

49 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viktor is a simple man with a mission who finds himself entrapped in JKF airport after the accidental loss of his country to villainous coup. He becomes a man without a country and is stuck in at the airport's international terminal with no visa, and is instructed that he is not allowed to leave. Slowly he encounters airport workers who come to his aid by mutual coercion. Gupta the hilarious Indian custodian; Enrique who transports food; Torres the security clerk and Mulroy. Viktor eventually falls for a stewardess who has spent her life waiting for the right man to come along
Men in black by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

54 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City is being threatened by a villainous bug who has inhabited the body of a farmer. The mission is to locate and exterminate the bug before it destroys the planet
The ring by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

53 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange videotape full of bizarre and haunting images is watched by a handful of teenagers. After the viewing the tape, they receive phone calls in which they are warned they will die in seven days. Rachel, the aunt of one of the ill-fated teens, is a journalist who has decided to investigate the matter. She manages to find the cabin in the woods and watches the video herself; afterward, she receives the same phone call, and realizes she must solve the puzzle of the video and who is behind
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

45 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent J must travel back in time to MIB's early years in the 1960s and save his partner, Agent K, from being assassinated by an alien. Along the way, Agent J teams up with young Agent K and learns that there are secrets to the universe that Agent K never told him
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge
The legend of Zorro by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This time, the legendary Zorro fights against evil-doers with the help of his beautiful wife, Elena, and their precocious young son, Joaquin. Alejandro De LaVega is torn between two worlds: his life as Zorro and his life as a family man. After Alejandro once again breaks his promise to stop wearing the mask, Elena leaves him, and she soon begins seeing Armand, a haughty French Count. But a mysterious explosion in the desert leads Zorro to believe that there's more to Armand than meets the eye. Zorro becomes intent on finding out what that is. Little does he know, there are others working to uncover certain truths as well
He named me Malala by Malala Yousafzai( Visual )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The shooting of the then fifteen-year-old teenager sparked international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
The island by Michael Bay( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people living in an isolated utopian colony discover that their lives are not as idyllic as they seem
Sneakers = Les escrocs by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Oliver Sacks experiments with the drug L-dopa, which inspires the 'awakening' of a number of catatonic patients, some of whom had been sleeping for as long as 30 years
Keeping up with the Joneses( Visual )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ordinary suburban couple finds it's not easy keeping up with the Joneses; their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors. Especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. Jones are covert operatives
Dinner for schmucks( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim is a guy on the verge of having it all. The only thing standing between him and total career success is finding the perfect guest to bring to his boss' annual Dinner for Extraordinary People, an event where the winner of the evening brings the most eccentric character as his guest. Enter Barry, a guy with a passion for dressing mice up in tiny outfits to recreate great works of art. When the duo shows up to dine, the lunacy kicks into high gear
WarGames by John Badham( Visual )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young electronics wizard David Lightman unwittingly hooks into America's supersecret wargames computer and the world is suddenly threatened with nuclear annihilation
 
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Fishman, Walter

Fishman, Walter 1951-

Fishman, Walter Steven, 1951-

Parkes, Walter

Parkes, Walter 1951-

Walter F. Parkes Amerikaans filmproducent

Walter F. Parkes producteur de films américain

Walter F. Parkes productor de cine estadounidense

Walter F. Parkes produttore cinematografico statunitense

Walter F. Parkes US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Γουόλτερ Φ. Παρκς

Уолтер Ф. Паркс

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