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Davis, Viola 1965-

Overview
Works: 115 works in 518 publications in 7 languages and 43,544 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Romance films  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Speaker, Author, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Viola Davis
 
Most widely held works by Viola Davis
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

52 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer but turns her friends' lives and a small Mississippi town upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Doubt by john patrick shanley ( '08 ) movie( Visual )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. Father Flynn is a charismatic priest who is trying to upend the schools' strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier. The Sister is the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. With the winds of political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. But when Sister James shares with Sister Aloysius her suspicion that Father Flynn is paying too much personal attention to Donald, Sister Aloysius sets off on a personal crusade to unearth the truth and to expunge Flynn from the school. Now, without any proof, besides her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius locks into a battle of wills with Father Flynn. This threatens to tear apart the community with it's irrevocable consequence
Extremely loud & incredibly close by Eric Roth( Visual )

23 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar Schell, an inventive eleven year-old New Yorker, discovers a key in his deceased father's belongings and sets off on an urgent search across the city for the lock it will open. Oskar crosses the five New York boroughs in quest of the missing lock, encountering an eclectic assortment of people who are each survivors in their own way, he begins to uncover unseen links to the father he misses
Ender's game( Visual )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race
Antwone Fisher by Denzel Washington( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antwone Fisher, 25, is a gentle, soft-spoken seaman in the Navy. Unless he feels he's been disrespected--which prompts furious, violent outbursts that put him on the brink of a dishonorable discharge. Ordered to see a psychiatrist, eventually the story of his childhood in a foster home, where he was both beaten and sexually abused, comes out. Dr. Davenport argues that Antwone needs to deal with his past, find his family, and attain closure. For Antwone, the journey proves agonizing and freeing, as he puts his past behind him and graduates into responsible manhood
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrienne Willis is a woman with her life in chaos. She retreats to the small coastal town in the Outer Banks where she hopes to find the tranquility she so desperately needs. She has a wayward husband who has asked to come home and a teen-aged daughter who resents her every decision. Upon arrival, a major storm is forecast and a guest named Dr. Paul Flanner arrives. Paul is the only guest at the inn, and he is facing his own crisis of conscience. With the storm closing in, the two turn to each other for comfort, and in one magical weekend, set in motion a life-changing romance that will resonate throughout the rest of their lives
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
Disturbia by D. J Caruso( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father's death, Kale Brecht becomes a sullen, withdrawn, and troubled young man. He finds himself under a court-ordered sentence of house arrest after a run in with the law. His mother, Julie, works night and day to support herself and her son, only to be met with Kale's indifference and lethargy. As the walls of his house begin to close in on Kale, he turns into a voyeur as his interests turn outside the windows of his suburban home towards those of his neighbors. Slowly, Kale begins to suspect his neighbor is a serial killer
Knight and day by Tom Cruise( Visual )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a small-town girl named June (Diaz) meets a mysterious stranger, she thinks she's found the man of her dreams. But she soon discovers he's a fugitive super-spy, who thrusts her into a thrilling cat-and-mouse chase that spans the globe. As the bullets and sparks fly, June must decide if her 'Knight' in shining armor is a dangerous traitor or the love of her life"--Container
It's kind of a funny story( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes what's in your head isn't as crazy as you think ... that's certainly true for Craig, a stressed-out teenager who checks himself into a mental health clinic for some time out. What he finds instead is an unlikely mentor, a potential new romance and an opportunity to begin anew. Charming, witty and smart, it's a coming-of-age story that's kind of a funny story
Jesse Stone( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Solaris by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un psychologue à problème est envoyé en mission pour étudier une équipe d'astronautes sur une station de recherche isolée et orbitant autour d'une étrange planète
 
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Nights in Rodanthe
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Davis, Viola

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