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Parkes, Walter F.

Overview
Works: 221 works in 1,034 publications in 9 languages and 51,786 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Horror films  History  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Conceptor, Actor, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, wpr, Editor, fmp, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Walter F Parkes
 
Most widely held works by Walter F Parkes
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 3,125 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 )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,041 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
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

48 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,821 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
The kite runner by Marc Forster( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,784 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
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 2,490 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 )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,456 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 )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eastern immigrant, who finds himself stranded in JFK airport, must take up temporary residence there
Men in black by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

49 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,248 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 )

51 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,157 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 )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sci-fi action violence, and brief suggestive content. 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 )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
Men in black II by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 1,620 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
He named me Malala by Malala Yousafzai( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,581 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 legend of Zorro by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,578 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
The island by Michael Bay( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Residents of an isolated, high-tech compound discover they are actually clones--and worth more dead than alive--but after they stage a daring escape, they must face an unfamiliar environment and an armed team of mercenaries in hot pursuit, and jeopardize everything to save those they left behind and reveal the truth about The Island
Sneakers = Les escrocs by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

33 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
Keeping up with the Joneses( Visual )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,396 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
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,375 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 John Badham( Visual )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,346 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
Dinner for schmucks( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,344 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
 
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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

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