WorldCat Identities

Nunn, Bill 1952-2016

Overview
Works: 89 works in 301 publications in 6 languages and 16,306 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  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 English and German and held by 3,248 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 1,729 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 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rex is the world's most famous, and Hollywood's most pampered, pooch. He gets lost and is reluctantly adopted by a young boy. His father, the fire chief of a rundown station, agrees to the adoption only if his defiant son takes care of the dog. Little do they realize Rex will not only bring them closer, but also bring some much-needed 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 1,251 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 847 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
He got game by Spike Lee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 682 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 )

33 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 583 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 )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 538 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 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridget persuades her physician husband to make dirty deals on prescription drugs and then takes off with the money. She meets Mike in a small town and draws the naive local into a smoldering affair and diabolical scheme to get rid of her husband
Kiss the girls by James Patterson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 343 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 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister act 2: Whoopi Goldberg returns as the lounge singer who goes undercover as a nun to help an ailing inner-city school
The Spike Lee joint collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clockers (1995): a film about the violent world of drug dealing and its 24-hour dealers, known as "clockers."
People I know by Dan Algrant( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eli Wurman (Al Pacino) ha manejado por años las vidas públicas de los ricos y famosos. Sin embargo, al final de su carrera se da cuenta que ha sido parte de una larga mentira que le ha servido para ocultar su propia mediocridad. Su último cliente importante, el actor Cary Launer (Ryan O'Neal) le ha pedido de favor encargarse de que Jilli (Téa Leoni) no vuelva a entrometerse en su vida. Al escoltarla durante la noche por Manhattan es testigo de un crimen que cambia su vida y la percepción de la poderosa e influyente gente, cuyas carreras ha manejado por años, la llegada de Victoria (Kim Basinger) plantea la oportunidad de cambiar de vida, o al menos eso parece."--Envase
Canadian bacon by Michael Moore( Visual )

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

Beset by falling approval ratings, a desperate U.S. president and his closest advisors launch a rally-round-the-flag invasion campaign against the country's newest enemy--Canada
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 189 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 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 169 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 144 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

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

Bill Nunn yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Nunn, William Goldwyn, III, 1952-2016

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Spider-man 2Sister actRegarding HenryHe got gameThe Spike Lee joint collectionThe tic code