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Nunn, Bill 1952-2016

Overview
Works: 102 works in 324 publications in 5 languages and 17,538 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Film sequels  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Science fiction 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 )

37 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,011 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 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 1,713 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 )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,354 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,244 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 1,194 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
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,102 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
Sister act by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,022 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 977 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 )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and German and held by 884 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 685 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 )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 588 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 )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 546 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 )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 392 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 )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 359 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 )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 332 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
Kiss the girls by James Patterson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 322 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."
Canadian bacon by Michael Moore( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 299 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 Jon Robin Baitz( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 298 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
Things to do in Denver when you're dead by Andy Garcia( Visual )

7 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. 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 )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 177 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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Bill Nunn acteur américain

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Nunn, William Goldwyn, III, 1952-2016

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Билл Нанн

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