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Wilson, Patrick 1973-

Works: 107 works in 407 publications in 7 languages and 28,057 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Biography  Anecdotes  Musicals 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Vocalist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Patrick Wilson
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Visual )
46 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius (Gerard Butler) who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. As he falls in love with the beautiful young soprano, Christine (Emmy Rossum), the Phantom emerges from the shadows and devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents
Watchmen ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But, when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover the plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future
Angels in America by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and French and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn, personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter, who is visited by an angel and deserted by his self-pitying lover, Louis. Louis moves on to a relationship with Joe Pitt, a Mormon lawyer whose closeted homosexuality drives his wife to delusions and brings his mother to New York
The Alamo ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the spring of 1836, facing incredible odds, fewer than 200 ordinary men of all races defended a small Texas fort for 13 days against thousands of soldiers led by the dictator of Mexico. Based on this true story - The Alamo depicts what would become a legendary rallying cry for independence ... and a heroic fight for freedom!
Morning glory by Roger Michell ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For Becky ..., running a TV show in New York City was the big break she dreamed of-- until star co-anchors Mike ... and Colleen ... declare an all-out, on-air war. Making the show work with its cast of eccentric characters and outrageous story angles will take a major miracle, but Becky is ready to rise and outshine"--Container
Little children by Todd Field ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah Pierce is a new stay at home mom struggling with the solitude of her new role. Spending every moment with a three year old tests the patience of the one-time English scholar. One day, at a local playground, she interacts with a group of moms and the differences are clear. They embrace motherhood and seem to relish all that their new role brings. One day, Brad, a stay at home dad brings his son to the playground. Sarah is amazed to find these mom have never talked to Brad and one of the women bets Sarah five dollars that she won't get his phone number. Sarah not only gets his phone number, but he lets him in on the joke and they hug and kiss. Emasculated by his wife, Kathy, Brad becomes slightly obsessed with finding ways to demonstrate he can still produce testosterone. Soon, Sarah and Brad start a passionate affair. At the same time, their quiet suburban community deals with Ronnie, a convicted pedophile who has just been released from prison. He returns to his mother's home and she helps him endure the constant taunts of an overzealous neighbor. These lives intersect in suprising and potentially dangerous ways
The switch ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kassie, a smart, fun-loving single woman, despite her neurotic best friend Wally's objections, decides it's time to have a baby, even if it means doing it herself, with a little help from a charming sperm donor. But, unbeknownst to her, Kassie's plans go awry because of a last-minute switch that isn't discovered until seven years later, when Wally gets acquainted with Kassie's cute, though slightly neurotic, son
Young adult ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mavis Gary is a writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart. When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either. Both must face the harsh realities of growing up
Insidious by James Wan ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josh and Renai have a happy family, until tragedy strikes their young son, and he begins to experience things that science cannot explain. Now they must try to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further
The A-Team ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who convicted the four men of a crime they did not commit
The conjuring ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Based on true events, The Conjuring tells the thrilling story of ghost hunters Lorraine and Ed Warren..., who help a family terrorized by an evil spirit in their mysterious farmhouse"--Container
Evening ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Ann Lord reflects on one beautiful and life-changing weekend with the one true love of her life, her daughters come to their own understanding about the power of the past and the unbreakable bonds between mothers and daughters, family and the loves of their lives
Running with scissors by Ryan Murphy ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After seeing a less-than-conventional psychiatrist for her problems at home, getting too many prescriptions and too much bad advice, a mother ends her marriage and sends her young son to live with the doctor and his odd family
The ruins [a novel] by Scott Smith ( Recording )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ruins follows two American couples enjoying a pleasant, lazy beach holiday together in Mexico. On an impulse, they go off with newfound friends in search of one of their group--the young German, who, in pursuit of a girl, has headed for the remote Mayan ruins, site of a fabled archeological dig. This is what happens from the moment the searchers--moving into the wild interior--begin to suspect that there is an insidious, horrific "other" among them
Lakeview Terrace ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a newlywed couple becomes the target of their neighbor, a police officer who is harassing them, they decide to fight back
Insidious ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world
Passengers ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a plane crash, Claire, a young therapist, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. They share their recollections of the incident. Some say there was an explosion, but the airline claims it never happened. Claire becomes intrigued by Eric, the most secretive of the passengers. Despite her better judgment, her professional relationship with him blossoms into a romance. Then the survivors begin to disappear mysteriously, one by one. Claire suspects that Eric may hold all the answers and becomes determined to uncover the truth, no matter the consequences
Hard candy by David Slade ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a 30-something fashion photographer agrees to a date with a precocious teenager, he gets far more than he bargained for
The phantom of the Opera the original motion picture soundtrack by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most successful shows on Broadway comes to the big screen. The cast of the film perform songs from the show
The ledge ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gavin is on the ledge. Hollis, who just learned that he is not the biological father of his children, has the task of talking Gavin down. Gavin reveals his deep-rooted conflict with his fundamentalist Christian neighbor Joe, whose theological opposition to Gavin was intensified by Gavin's gay roommate and later by Joe's wife's infidelity. The negotiations take a dramatic turn when Hollis learns that Gavin has a deadline, and his life is not the only one hanging in the balance
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.08 for The ruins ... to 0.23 for Angels in ...)
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English (243)
German (14)
Spanish (9)
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