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Parkes, Walter F.

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Most widely held works by Walter F Parkes
Men in black II by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

61 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,872 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
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 3,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are taken in by a series of oddball relatives and others after their wealthy parents are killed in a fire. The first to take them in is the dastardly and cunning Count Olaf, who is only interested in their inheritance
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,063 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 )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afghanistan, 1970's. Amir is a Pushtun boy. Hassan is a Hazara boy. Amir and Hassan are raised together in Amir's father house. They play together and go kitting on the streets of a peaceful Kabul. Amir feels that his wise and good father, Baba, blames him for the death of his mother during his delivery. He feels that his father loves and prefers Hassam to him. In return, Amir feels a great respect for his father's best friend, Rahim Khan, who supports his intention to become a writer. After Amir wins a kitting competition, Hassan runs to bring a kite to Amir, but Hassan is beaten and raped by the brutal Assef in an empty street to protect Amir's kite. Amir witnesses the assault but does not help Hassan. Amir frames Hassan as a thief and his father is forced to fire Amir. After the Russians invade Afghanistan, Baba and Amir move to California, where Amir becomes a famous writer and marries a fellow countrywoman. After a phone call reveals a family secret, Amir returns to Pakistan on a journey of redemption
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

38 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Anderton is a Washington D.C. detective in the year 2054. He is part of 'Precrime, ' a special police department that arrests criminals before they commit the actual crime. When Anderton discovers that he has been identified as a future killer, he must find out why and how he broke the law in order to prove his innocence of the crime he has yet to commit
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 2,469 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 )

21 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 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eastern immigrant, who finds himself stranded in JFK airport, must take up temporary residence there
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

36 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,113 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
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,653 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
He named me Malala by Malala Yousafzai( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,534 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 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
The island by Michael Bay( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,481 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 )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,354 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 )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,353 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
Keeping up with the Joneses( Visual )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,311 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 )

38 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,286 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
MIIB : Men in black II by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,199 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
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Norwegian and held by 1,155 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 time machine by George Pal( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientist and inventor Alexander Hartdegen is determined to prove that time travel is possible. His determination is turned to desperation by a personal tragedy that now drives him to want to change the past. Testing his theories with a time machine of his own invention, Hartdeggen is hurtled 800,000 years into the future, where he discovers a terrifying new world, where mankind has divided into the hunter and the hunted
 
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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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華特·帕克斯

沃尔特·帕克斯

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Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate eventsCatch me if you canMinority reportThe terminalGladiatorSneakers = Les escrocsMIIB : Men in black IIJust like HeavenThe time machine