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Parkes, Walter F.

Works: 159 works in 591 publications in 8 languages and 39,194 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Film and video adaptations  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Musical films  Slasher films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Walter F Parkes
Most widely held works by Walter F Parkes
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,786 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
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,932 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 Foster( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,814 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 20 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 )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,688 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
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 2,529 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 )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,357 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 )

15 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Airline pilot Whip Whitaker ... miraculously lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe. But even as he's being hailed for his heroic efforts, questions arise as to who or what was really at fault"--Container
The terminal by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eastern immigrant, who finds himself stranded in JFK airport, must take up temporary residence there
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Brad Silberling( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,872 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
Sneakers by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
Dinner for schmucks( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspiring executive Tim (Rudd) is invited to his boss's monthly dinner party. To be the winner and get on the ladder to corporate success he must bring along the biggest idiot he can find. Enter Barry (Carell)
The island by Michael Bay( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,330 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 )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,233 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 )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,179 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
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth is a dedicated, workaholic doctor who is much to busy to have a life. One night, she gets into a terrible car accident and dies. She becomes a spirit stuck between heaven and earth. She doesn't realize that she is dead and thinks nothing has happened. That is until she meets David, a lonely architect, who has rented her old apartment. David thinks he is going crazy when he sees Elizabeth's spirit and tries everyway he can think of to get rid of her, but she just won't go away. Although the two are complete opposites, they somehow manage to form a relationship
The ring by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 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 time machine by H. G Wells( Visual )

12 editions published in 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young scientist builds a machine which transports him from Victorian society to the year 802701 A.D
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the Commando Elite--toy action figures with an attitude. They've escaped from their boxes along with the Gorgonites, kindhearted but unusual-looking creatures. Now teenager Alan Abernathy gets enlisted to help the Gorgonites and rescue the girl of his dreams before the whole town is turned upside down
The lookout by Scott Frank( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una antigua estrella del deporte en el instituto ve cómo su vida da un trágico giro cuando tiene un grave accidente de coche en el que mueren su mejor amigo y la novia de éste. Además su novia pierde una pierna y él sufre una herida en la cabeza que le reduce su coeficiente de inteligencia, le impide recordar y le obliga a anotar las cosas más simples en un cuaderno. Pasado el tiempo Chris consigue un trabajo en un banco como recepcionista y una banda de criminales le intentará reclutar para que les ayude en un golpe
The uninvited by Charles Guard( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna and Alex's mother dies a mysterious death. Later, Anna returns home to her sister and best friend, Alex, after a stay in a mental hospital. Her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her aloof father and the presence of a ghost in their home. The sisters are confronted with terrifying nightmares, ghostly visions, and deadly consequences when they begin to investigate their father's cruel new fiancee
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Catch me if you can
Alternative Names
Fishman, Walter

Fishman, Walter 1951-

Parkes, Walter

Parkes, Walter 1951-

Walter F. Parkes producteur de films amricain

Walter F. Parkes produttore cinematografico statunitense

Walter F. Parkes US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Уолтер Ф. Паркс

Уолтър Паркс

וולטר פארקס

والتر پارکس تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی


Catch me if you canMen in black IIMinority reportThe terminalLemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate eventsSneakersJust like HeavenThe ring