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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 )

93 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 6,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after agents J and K averted an intergalactic disaster J is still working for the MIB while K has returned to the comforts of civilian life. While investigating a seemingly routine crime, J uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena, an evil Kylothian monster who disguises herself as a sexy lingerie model. It's a race against the clock as J must find and convince K--who not only has no memory of his time spent with the agency, but is also the only person alive who has the expertise to save the galaxy--to reunite with the MIB before Earth is destroyed completely
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,062 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
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Lemony Snicket( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,921 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
The kite runner by Marc Forster( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,857 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 )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,754 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 )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 2,451 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 )

21 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,438 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 )

44 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,388 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 1,644 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
He named me Malala by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

För miljoner människor är hon en förebild och inspiration. För några är hon ett hot och en måltavla. Detta är berättelsen om Malala Yousafari den yngsta någonsin som blivit tilldelad Nobels fredpris, för hennes kamp om flickors rätt att gå i skolan. Den Oscarbelönade filmskaparen Davis Guggenheim (En obekväm sanning) har gjort en gripande dokumentär om Malalas kurage och engagemang och hur detta påverkat hennes familj. [ForlagEtt]
Sneakers = Les escrocs by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
The island by Michael Bay( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people living in an isolated utopian colony discover that their lives are not as idyllic as they seem
Dinner for schmucks( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,352 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
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,347 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
WarGames by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,278 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
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Norwegian and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reese Witherspoon stars in the spirited romantic comedy Just Like Heaven. When David (Mark Ruffalo) rents his new 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. Also starring Jon Heder, enjoy the delightful film that critics declare is "One of the best romantic comedies to come along in years" (JP Sarni, Sirius Satellite Radio)."--Container
The time machine by George Pal( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientist and inventor Alexander Hartdegen is determined to prove that time travel is possible. His determination is turned to desperation by a personal tragedy that now drives him to want to change the past. Testing his theories with a time machine of his own invention, Hartdeggen is hurtled 800,000 years into the future, where he discovers a terrifying new world, where mankind has divided into the hunter and the hunted
The ring by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

53 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It begins as just another urban legend - the whispered tale of a nightmarish videotape that causes anyone who watches it to die seven days later. But when four teenagers all meet with mysterious deaths exactly one week after watching just such a tape, investigative reporter Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) tracks down the video and watches it. Now, the legend is coming true, the clock is ticking and Rachel has just seven days to unravel the mystery of the ring
The ring two by Dreamworks Pictures( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 952 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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Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events
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

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華特·帕克斯

沃尔特·帕克斯

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Catch me if you canLemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate eventsMinority reportThe terminalGladiatorSneakers = Les escrocsJust like HeavenThe time machine