WorldCat Identities

Nunn, Bill 1952-2016

Overview
Works: 92 works in 301 publications in 6 languages and 17,513 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Film sequels  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bill Nunn
 
Most widely held works by Bill Nunn
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

46 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,252 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 1,736 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 )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish 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 by Lei ang( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,249 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
Runaway jury by John Cusack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a man dies in a shooting incident, his wife files a lawsuit against the company that manufactured the gun. Her lawyer argues that the firm in question knew the shop which sold the weapon was not following federal regulations. As the case goes to trial, the firearm manufacturer takes no chances on the outcome, and they hire Rankin Fitch, a "jury consultant" who makes it his business to see that he knows enough about the jurors to be able to guarantee the result of the trial
Sister act by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,020 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
Won't back down( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,003 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
Regarding Henry by Mike Nichols( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and German and held by 854 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 )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 681 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 )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abandoned as an infant abroad a transatlantic luxury liner and named for the year of his birth, 1900, becomes a world-class pianist who can have anything he wants-- if he can only muster the courage to set foot on dry land
Mo' better blues by Spike Lee( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined"--Container
The last seduction by John Dahl( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 397 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
Sister act ; Sister act 2, back in the habit( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister act: 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
Kiss the girls by James Patterson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington DC detective Dr. Alex Cross travels to North Carolina to investigate the apparent kidnapping of his neice. Aided by escaped kidnapee Kate McTiernan, 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 331 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
Canadian bacon by Michael Moore( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A desperate U.S. president beset by falling approval rating launches a rally-round-the-flag campaign against Canada. Small town Sheriff Boomer and his deputies decide on a pre-emptive invasion
People I know by Dan Algrant( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 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
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 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful mob boss gives ex-gangster Jimmy the Saint one last job. But when someone is killed, Jimmy and his partners are marked for death, leaving him just 48 hours to put things right
Always outnumbered, always outgunned by Michael Apted( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 173 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
New Jack City by Mario Van Peebles( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undercover cops go after a successful gangster dealing drugs in Harlem [c.f. Halliwell's, 1997 ed.]
 
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Bill Nunn acteur américain

Bill Nunn actor estadounidense

Bill Nunn Amerikaans acteur

Bill Nunn amerikai színész

Bill Nunn amerikansk skådespelare

Bill Nunn amerikansk skodespelar

Bill Nunn amerikansk skuespiller

Bill Nunn attore statunitense

Bill Nunn US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Nunn, William Goldwyn, III, 1952-2016

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