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Nunn, Bill 1953-

Overview
Works: 102 works in 275 publications in 6 languages and 15,974 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997,
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Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tensions are growing, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie is Sal's delivery boy. Radio Raheem has the letters of love and hate written on his hands. He is defiant and together with a motivated Buggin Out, push Sal and his sons to their breaking point. The cops intervene, using force and brutality to apprehend the large Radio Raheem. He is unwilling to succumb to the over-excessive brutality of the police and the racist views of Sal and his family. The overzealous police officers don't understand the repercussions of the violence they just unleashed. The neighbors band together to protest this extreme form of pure, toxic bigotry. Mob mentality takes over and the other local non-African American store owners become threatened. Tempers flare and rage is in the air
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
Firehouse dog by Todd Holland( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rex, the world's most famous pooch, gets lost and is adopted by a young boy. His father, the fire chief, agrees to the adoption only if his son takes care of the dog. Rex will bring them closer and bring some faith back to the fire station
A raisin in the sun by Lei ang( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago comes into a sudden financial windfall, the potential uses of which divides them bitterly
Won't back down( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated by her dyslexic daughter's struggles at a failing inner-city school, Jamie Fitzpatrick tries to enroll her somewhere else. When this fails, Jamie recruits a disillusioned but caring teacher to try to fix the broken school
Sister act by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy a nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent. While there she turns the convent choir into a soulful chorus complete with a Motown repertoire. The sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity
Regarding Henry by Mike Nichols( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless lawyer is shot during a robbery attempt and must rebuild his life without any memory of his past
He got game by Spike Lee( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prisoner is granted a furlough in hopes of persuading his estranged son, the country's top high school basketball player, to attend the governor's alma mater
The legend of 1900 by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the tale of an extraordinary man who lives a remarkable life without setting foot on land. Abandoned atop a piano and raised by a lowly crew member in the bowels of a luxurious cruise ship, the boy is dubbed 1900 for the year he was born. As he grows up, he is drawn to the piano and discovers he has an amazing gift for creating music. His reputation spreads, but he refuses to leave the ship. Only when he spots a beautiful girl on-board does he try to join the outside world and live a normal life
Mo' better blues by Spike Lee( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington gives a riveting performance in Spike Lee's breathtaking film on music and love. Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (Denzel Washington) is obsessed by his music and indecisiveness about his girlfriends, Indigo (Joie Lee) and Clarke (Cynda Williams). But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend (Spike Lee), Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined. Stunning cinematography, a rousing score and superlative performances come together in this unforgettable feast for the senses
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tensions are growing, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie is Sal's delivery boy. Radio Raheem has the letters of love and hate written on his hands. He is defiant and together with a motivated Buggin Out, push Sal and his sons to their breaking point. The cops intervene, using force and brutality to apprehend the large Radio Raheem. He is unwilling to succumb to the over-excessive brutality of the police and the racist views of Sal and his family. The overzealous police officers don't understand the repercussions of the violence they just unleashed. The neighbors band together to protest this extreme form of pure, toxic bigotry. Mob mentality takes over and the other local non-African American store owners become threatened. Tempers flare and rage is in the air
The last seduction by John Dahl( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Temptation, greed and sexual desire lead to a deadly double-cross in this thriller. Bridget makes her husband Clay steal more than half a million dollars, and then steals it from him. Hiding out in a small town, she grabs the first man she sees, Mike, to keep her cover. When Clay tracks her down, she stands to lose everything unless she can use her sexual power over Mike to lead him to murder
Kiss the girls by Gary Fleder( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington DC detective Dr. Alex Cross (Morgan Freeman) travels to North Carolina to investigate the apparent kidnapping of his niece (Gina Ravera). Aided by escaped kidnapee Kate McTiernan (Ashley Judd), Cross hunts down the kidnapper, who operates under the pseudonym "Cassanova"
The Spike Lee joint collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clockers: a film about the violent world of drug dealing and its 24-hour dealers, known as "clockers."
People I know by Daniel Algrant( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli, a publicist for actors, gets in over his head when he escorts a client to an after-hours party, where he witnesses a crime that involves some of the most influential and powerful people in the country
Sister act Sister act 2, back in the habit( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent. While there she turns the convent choir into a "soulful chorus of swingin' sisters." The sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity
Canadian bacon by Michael Moore( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beset by falling approval ratings, a desperate U.S. president and his closest advisors launch a rally-round-the-flag campaign against the country's newest enemy-Canada. Sheriff Boomer and his deputies take this war seriously and decide on a pre-emptive invasion
Things to do in Denver when you're dead by Andy Garcia( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and French and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful mob boss gives ex-gangster Jimmy the Saint one last job
New Jack City by Mario Van Peebles( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undercover cops go after a successful gangster dealing drugs in Harlem [c.f. Halliwell's, 1997 ed.]
Always outnumbered, always outgunned by Michael Apted( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con moves to L.A. to find work and creates a disturbance by fighting for a position. More importantly he touches the lives of many of his neighbors including an older man dying of cancer, a young married couple whose husband is too proud to accept a lesser position which causes strife with his wife, and a young boy on the verge of getting in trouble with street gangs
 
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Spider-man 2
Alternative Names
Bill Nunn acteur américain

Bill Nunn actor estadounidense

Bill Nunn Amerikaans acteur

Bill Nunn amerikansk skådespelare

Bill Nunn amerikansk skodespelar

Bill Nunn amerikansk skuespiller

Bill Nunn attore statunitense

Bill Nunn US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Bill Nunn yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Билл Нанн

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بیل نون بازیگر آمریکایی

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Spider-man 2Sister actRegarding HenryHe got gameDo the right thingThe Spike Lee joint collection