WorldCat Identities

Nunn, Bill 1953-

Overview
Works: 105 works in 233 publications in 4 languages and 14,807 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Fiction  Humor  Juvenile works  Superhero films  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bill Nunn
Do the right thing by Spike Lee ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 2,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise."--Container
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,667 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,360 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,184 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 981 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 )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 872 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 )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and German and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ruthless lawyer is shot during a robbery attempt and must rebuild his life without any memory of his past
The legend of 1900 by Giuseppe Tornatore ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and French and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an extraordinary man who lives a remarkable life without setting foot on land. Dubbed 1900 for the year he was born, he was abandoned atop a piano and raised by a lowly crew member in the bowels of a luxurious cruise ship. 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 )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 453 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
Kiss the girls by James Patterson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 406 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 last seduction by John Dahl ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bridget Gregory 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
People I know by Jon Robin Baitz ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 303 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
The Spike Lee joint collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spike Lee is one of the most acclaimed and controversial directors of all time. Now five of his most provocative, thought-provoking films are available in one collection. From the breakout hit dramedy "Do the right thing" to the gritty, urban "Clockers," Lee peels away life's layers, exposing the ironies, brutalities, rhythms and prejudices of the naked city in this powerful collector's set
Sister act Sister act 2, back in the habit ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whoopi Goldberg returns as the lounge singer who goes undercover as a nun to help an ailing inner-city school
Canadian bacon by Michael Moore ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 240 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
New Jack City by Mario Van Peebles ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Undercover cops go after a successful gangster dealing drugs in Harlem [c.f. Halliwell's, 1997 ed.]
Things to do in Denver when you're dead by Andy Garcia ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful mob boss gives ex-gangster Jimmy the Saint one last job
Always outnumbered, always outgunned by Michael Apted ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 166 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
Colorful Missouri ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tic code ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the background of the Greenwich Village jazz scene, this is the story of a boy with Tourette's Syndrome whose only escape from his troubles is into the world of jazz music
 
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