WorldCat Identities

Nunn, Bill 1952-2016

Overview
Works: 88 works in 274 publications in 5 languages and 16,165 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film sequels  Detective and mystery films 
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 )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 3,183 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 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
Firehouse dog( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 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 Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,248 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
Sister act by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,014 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 1,006 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 )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and German and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Turner (Ford) is a successful New York lawyer, but suffers a brain injury and has to start his life all over again
Mo' better blues by Spike Lee( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 535 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 )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and French and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridget's got looks, charm, style, a doctor for a husband--and no dearth of conniving, scheming, amoral intelligence. She's bullied her husband into making big-money deals selling the pharmaceutical drugs to which his job allows him access and then abandoned him to run off with the cash and take up life in a small town under an alias. And now she's lured a naive local man into a hot affair. But when her husband appears, she plays a dangerous game with the two men and it may be too dangerous even for her
Kiss the girls by James Patterson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington DC detective Dr. Alex Cross travels to North Carolina to investigate the apparent kidnapping of his niece. Aided by escaped kidnapee Kate McTiernan, Cross hunts down the kidnapper, who operates under the pseudonym "Cassanova."
Sister act ; Sister act 2, back in the habit( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 330 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
The Spike Lee joint collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 325 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
People I know by Dan Algrant( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 301 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
Canadian bacon by Michael Moore( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 300 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 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 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undercover cops go after a successful gangster dealing drugs in Harlem [c.f. Halliwell's, 1997 ed.]
The tic code( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 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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Bill Nunn acteur américain

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Bill Nunn amerikansk skuespiller

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Nunn, William Goldwyn, III, 1952-2016

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