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Robison, Barry

Overview
Works: 13 works in 41 publications in 2 languages and 9,752 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Historical films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Superhero films 
Roles: ard, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Barry Robison
 
Most widely held works by Barry Robison
Hidalgo by Joe Johnston( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible
X-Men origins by Lauren Shuler-Donner( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugh Jackson regresa con su papel de Wolverine, pero esta vez en busca de venganza! Esta emocionante película de acción y suspenso hunde sus filosas garras de adamantio en los origenes misteriosos de Logan/Wolverine: su pasado épicamente violento y romántico, su compleja relacion con Victor Creed/Diente de Sable, y el ominoso programa Weapon X que abre las puertas a su furia primitiva. En el camino, Wolverine tambien se encuentra con nuevos mutantes legendarios, incluyendo a Masacre y a Gambito. Prepárate para este capitulo de la saga de los X-Man, más profundo, más oscuro y más espectacular que nunca!
Hacksaw Ridge : a true story by Teresa Palmer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the bloodiest battle of WWII, in Okinawa, Desmond Doss saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he singlehandedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers and was wounded by a grenade and hit by snipers. Doss was the first conscientious objector to ever earn the Congressional Medal of Honor
Million Dollar Arm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JB Bernstein is a once-successful sports agent who may have to close his business. To save it, he comes up with an idea so radical it just might work. Setting off for Mumbai, JB stages a televised, nationwide competition called 'Million Dollar Arm' where two young finalists emerge as winners. JB brings them back to the US with a goal: get them signed as pitchers to a major league team. While the boys learn the game, they teach JB the meaning of teamwork and commitment, and JB finds a family
My family = Mi familia by Gregory Nava( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the three-generation saga of the Sanchez family as told by the eldest son. From the beginnings of his father's journey from Mexico to California in the 1920s, to his brother Chucho's tragic rebellion of the 1950s, to the stark realities of modern day, the struggle to live the American dream is sometimes darkened but never diminished for Paco Sanchez and his family
Wedding crashers by Owen Wilson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John and Jeremy are single guys in their mid-30s who mediate divorces in D.C. Their summer social life consists of wedding crashing in order to meet young women for a one-night stand. As John thinks about growing up, Jeremy convinces him to go to one more wedding, this one is for the daughter of the Treasury Secretary. Each catches the eye of a bridesmaid, who happen to be daughters of the host. Jeremy quickly scores with Gloria, who proves to be a psycho clinger. John, on the other hand, wants real romance with Claire, but she has a boyfriend. Now John needs to convince Jeremy to stick around long enough so he can woo Claire. John has one more problem to deal with - telling Claire the truth about himself before someone else does
The rookie by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a shoulder injury ended his minor league pitching career twelve years ago, Jim Morris resorted to the next best thing: coaching. But Jim's team, knowing their coach is a great ball player, makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, they want Jim to try out for a major-league organization. Going from worst to first, the team makes it to state, and Jim is forced to live up to his end of the deal. While there prove to be a lot of pitches to be thrown before he makes it off the mound, big-league dreams are revived, and there's no telling where he could go
Bubble boy by Cinco Paul( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innocuous, innocent, and somewhat idiotic, Jimmy is a good-hearted innocent born with no immunities against germs. Jimmy grows up in a plastic bubble. To win back the girl of his dreams, he steps out of his indoor greenhouse and into a homemade bubble suit. He wins over the support of soft-hearted bikers, zombielike teenage cultists, and orphaned "freaks" through his purity and pluck
Not safe for work( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsuspecting office worker, Tom Miller, becomes trapped in his office building with a demented killer. As Tom rushes to protect those employees working late, he soon discovers that his legal firm has been hiding sinister secrets that could put thousands of lives at risk
Rendition by Reese Witherspoon( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The policy of "extraordinary rendition" began under the Clinton administration and accelerated after September 11, 2001. The policy allows for the handing over of suspected terrorists to countries that use torture as an interrogation tool. Anwar El-Ibrahimi is an Egyptian-born man who disappears on a flight from Africa to Washington, DC. He is sent to a North African country where torture is practiced and the CIA gives approval. Anwar's pregnant American-born wife wants to know what happened to her husband. A reluctant CIA agent begins to question his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation. A severe interrogator plies his trade on Anwar while a U.S. terrorism honcho is willing to turn a blind eye to the unpleasantness, especially if it stops a terrorist attack
Fun with Dick and Jane by Columbia Pictures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Dick Harper 'Jim Carrey' is terminated as Globodyne Corporation's VP of Communications, he assures his wife, Jane 'Téa Leoni', he'll find another job in no time. Months later, their lawn is repossessed, Jane has sold her body to science, and Dick's career as a day laborer ends with his deportation to Mexico. Madder than ever and not going to take it anymore, Dick and Jane turn to the fastest-growing sector in the white-collar job market - armed robbery - as they become upscale suburban Robin Hoods, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor... namely themselves."--Container
Wolverine double feature : X-Men origins, Wolverine [and] The Wolverine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Wolverine: Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons. Vulnerable for the first time, and pushed to his limits, Logan confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also an inner struggle against his own immortality in an epic fight that will leave him forever changed
 
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