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Parkes, Walter F.

Overview
Works: 150 works in 537 publications in 8 languages and 37,934 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Slasher films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Horror films  History  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,719 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
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 2,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by the extraordinary true story of a brillant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail
The kite runner by DreamWorks Animation ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,780 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 )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,613 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 )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 2,461 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 set him up
Sweeney Todd the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,277 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 )
14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,183 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 )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An immigrant finds himself stranded in an airport, where he is forced to take up temporary residence
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Brad Silberling ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thrilling misadventure involving 3 ingenious orphans and a villainous actor named Count Olaf who wants their enormous fortune
Sneakers by Phil Alden Robinson ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,399 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 1,310 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
The island by Michael Bay ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two people living in an isolated utopian colony discover that their lives are not as idyllic as they seem
WarGames by Matthew Broderick ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young computer whiz kid accidentally taps into a top secret super-computer which has complete control over the U.S. nuclear arsenal. It challenges him to a game between America and Russia, and he innocently starts the countdown to World War 3
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,065 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
Awakenings by Penny Marshall ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,051 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
The ring by Gore Verbinski ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strange videotape full of bizarre and haunting images is watched by a handful of teenagers. After 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 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desperate to alter the course of time, a visionary scientist invents a revolutionary machine that propels him 800,000 years into the future. There he discovers that humans have evolved into two groups: the hunters and the hunted. Now he must fight to save himself, and all of mankind, in a final, desperate battle
Small soldiers by Joe Dante ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 839 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 A Frank ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An admired high school hockey player with a bright future, drives in the night with his girl friend and two other friends with his headlights off with devastating results. The former athlete is left with a brain injury that prevents him from remembering many things for extended periods of time. To compensate, he keeps notes in a small notebook to aid him in remembering what he is to do. He also lives with a blind friend who aids him. He is unable to have meaningful job and he goes to work as a night cleaning man in a bank. He comes under the scrutiny of a gang planning to rob the bank. The leader befriends him and gets him involved with a young woman who further reels him in. Confused, but wanting to escape his current existence, he initially goes along with the scheme. When he realizes he is being used, he attempts to stop the robbery, which of course immediately goes awry
The uninvited by Charles Guard ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 805 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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Alternative Names
Fishman, Walter
Fishman, Walter 1951-
Parkes, Walter
Parkes, Walter 1951-
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