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Parkes, Walter F.

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Most widely held works by Walter F Parkes
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

85 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 6,854 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
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Lemony Snicket( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off watching some other movie," warns our narrator, Lemony Snicket. "In this movie," he continues gravely, "not only is there no happy ending, there is no happy beginning and very few happy things in the middle." This is the story of the Baudelaire children -- three "clever and reasonably attractive orphans"--Who embark on a shaky adventure after their home burns down, killing their parents. Violet is the eldest, a serious-minded girl with a knack for inventing things. Klaus is a brainy book-lover who retains every word he's ever read. And Sunny, barely more than an infant, has the unique distinction of being very good at biting things -- sometimes right through things
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

38 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday
The kite runner by Marc Forster( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,847 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
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

38 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington, D.C. has been murder-free thanks to astounding technology which identifies killers before they commit their crimes. But when the chief of the Pre-crime unit is himself accused of a future murder, he has just 36 hours to discover who sets him up
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical adaptation of the story of Sweeney Todd, a man sent to prison 15 years earlier, who returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin. Returning to his old neighborhood with his old life destroyed, he opens a barber shop as the instrument of his plot. With the help of his new and amorous accomplice Mrs. Lovett, owner of the downstairs pie shop and in need of better ingredients, Todd works his way through his list of enemies
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

18 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,402 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 )

42 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,366 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
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new emperor, Commodus, and suffers the consequences, winding up as a gladiator in the Roman Colosseum
Sneakers = Les escrocs by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
He named me Malala by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,449 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 )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people living in an isolated utopian colony discover that their lives are not as idyllic as they seem
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

32 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients
Dinner for schmucks( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's only one thing keeping aspiring executive Tim (Paul Rudd) from corporate success. He must find the perfect guest to bring to his boss's monthly dinner party, where the winner of the evening is the one who arrives with the biggest buffoon. Luckily, Tim meets Barry (Steve Carell), a guy who re-creates famous works of art with stuffed mice. When the duo show up to dine, the lunacy kicks into high gear. It's a hilarious feast about two unlikely friends and one outrageous dinner!
WarGames by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young computer genius David Lightman breaks into the Defense Department's war computer, but what he thinks is a game just may start World War III
Keeping up with the Joneses( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,165 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
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Norwegian and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When David (Mark Ruffalo) rents his new San Francisco apartment the last thing he wants is company. Then Elizabeth (Reese Witherspoon) shows up, insisting the apartment is hers ... until she disappears right before his eyes. He's convinced she's a spirit. She's convinced she's still alive. As they search for the truth of Elizabeth's past, their relationship changes from resentment to romance
The time machine by George Pal( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young scientist builds a machine which transports him from Victorian society to the year 802701 A.D
The ring by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

49 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange videorecording 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
The ring two by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six months after the incidents involving a lethal videotape that causes the death of its viewers, new clues prove that there is a new evil lurking in the darkness
 
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Alternative Names
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

Уолтър Паркс

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וולטר פארקס מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

والتر پارکس تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

ウォルター・F・パークス

華特·帕克斯

沃尔特·帕克斯

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Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate eventsCatch me if you canMinority reportThe terminalGladiatorSneakers = Les escrocsJust like HeavenThe time machine