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Davis, Viola 1965-

Overview
Works: 119 works in 687 publications in 7 languages and 47,855 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romance films  Social problem films  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Speaker, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Viola Davis
 
Most widely held works by Viola Davis
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

66 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,367 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
Fences by Denzel Washington( Visual )

31 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery
Doubt by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

30 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. A charismatic priest, Father Flynn, is trying to up-end the school's strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier, the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. When Father Flynn pays too much attention to a new student, Sister Aloysius sets off on a personal crusade to unearth the truth and to expunge Flynn from the school
Extremely loud & incredibly close by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,348 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
Suicide squad( Visual )

45 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined that only a secret group of despicable individuals with nothing to lose can avert a potential apocalypse. So, she has assembled the world's most dangerous super villains, given them a powerful arsenal of weapons, and sent them off on a suicide mission
Ender's game by Gavin Hood Movie( Visual )

30 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,241 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." -- provided by publisher
Antwone Fisher by Antwone Quenton Fisher( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antwone Fisher, 25, is a gentle, soft-spoken African American 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 )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrienne Willis is a woman with her life in chaos, her wayward husband wants to return to their marriage. She retreats to a small coastal town in the Outer Banks to do some soul-searching
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

45 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keller Dover is facing a parent's worst nightmare. His young daughter and her friend have gone missing. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests the driver of an RV on which the girls had been playing. But a lack of evidence forces his release. As pressure mounts, Loki's team pursues multiple leads while a frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands
State of play by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A petty thief and a pizza deliveryman are gunned down in an alley. A US Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway train - three seemingly unrelated deaths. The dead assistant was the chief researcher for Congressman Stephen Collins, spearheading hearings into the role of private security firm PointCorp. She was also his lover. Cal McAffrey, a rumpled, old-school metro reporter at the Washington Globe is covering the first story. He was Collins' college roommate, and had a brief affair with Anne, Collins' wife. Their personal history may be exploited, as Cal spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. Teamed with aspiring young Globe political blogger Della Frye by his crusty editor, evidence begins to pile up, and new pieces start to fall into place. Leads are run down, supporting reporters are brought in, as Cal and Della work together in an attempt to connect the dots before the clock runs out. Cal will discover at least one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
Beautiful creatures by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

15 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When newcomer Lena arrives in the small town of Gatlin she quickly captures the attention of Ethan, who only wants to escape what he views as a boring and dead end town. He quickly gets more than he bargained for. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town
Disturbia by Dreamworks Pictures( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Knight and day by Tom Cruise( Visual )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,566 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
Get On Up by Tate Taylor( Visual )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century
Tyler Perry's Madea goes to jail by Tyler Perry( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a high-speed freeway chase puts Madea in front of the judge, her reprieve is short-lived as anger management issues get the best of her and lands her in jail. A gleeful Joe couldn't be happier at Madea's misfortune. But her eccentric family members, the Browns, rally behind her, lending their special 'country' brand of support. Meanwhile, Assistant District Attorney Joshua Hardaway is on the fast track to career success. But Hardaway lands a case too personal to handle - defending Candace Washington, a woman he went to college with and who is now a prostitute and former drug addict. Handling the case would be a conflict of interest, so he asks his fiancée and fellow ADA Linda Holmes to fill in on his behalf. When Candace ends up in jail, Madea befriends the young woman, protecting her in a 'motherly' way as only Madea can
Won't back down( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,219 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
Blackhat by Michael Mann( Visual )

27 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta
It's kind of a funny story( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zach Galifianakis, Keir Gilchrist, Lauren Graham and Emma Roberts star in this uplifting comedy about finding sanity in the most unlikely of places. Sometimes what's in your head isn't as crazy as you think ... that's certainly true for Craig (Gilchrist), a stressed-out teenager who checks himself into a mental health clinic for some time out. What he finds instead is an unlikely mentor (Galifianakis), a potential new romance (Roberts) 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 )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now that Jesse Stone has settled in as Paradise's police chief, he has to solve the grisly murder of a teenage girl. The investigation uncovers abuse and even leads him to a conflict with a Boston mob
 
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Davis, Viola

Vajola Dejvis

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Viola Deivisa

Viola Devis

Βαϊόλα Ντέιβις

Вайола Дейвис

Вајола Дејвис

Виола Дэвис американская актриса

Віола Девіс

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