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Parkes, Walter F.

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Most widely held works by Walter F Parkes
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Lemony Snicket( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,113 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
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,070 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 Forster( Visual )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,868 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 )

36 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 2,846 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 )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,790 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
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

24 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,442 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 2,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viktor is a simple man with a mission who finds himself entrapped in JFK 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
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

41 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,120 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
He named me Malala by Malala Yousafzai( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,560 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
Sneakers = Les escrocs by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

33 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,355 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
Dinner for schmucks( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he is invited to his boss' annual Dinner for Extraordinary People, where the invitee who brings the most eccentric guest is the winner of the evening, Tim invites Barry, an acquaintance who recreates works of art with stuffed mice
Keeping up with the Joneses( Visual )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,335 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
WarGames by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,308 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 )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Norwegian and held by 1,166 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 ring by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

52 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ring is a cinematic thrill ride that will keep you on the edge of your seat from the stunning opening to the astonishing conclusion! 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 an Rachel has just seven days to unravel the mystery of the Ring
 
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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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沃尔特·帕克斯

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Catch me if you canMen in black IIMinority reportThe terminalSneakers = Les escrocsJust like HeavenThe ring