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Pullman, Bill

Overview
Works: 338 works in 1,162 publications in 8 languages and 37,468 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television adaptations  Biography  Science fiction films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Director, Other, Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Pullman
Independence Day by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

118 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massive spaceships appear in Earth's skies and wonder turns to terror as the ships blast destructive beams of fire down on cities all over the planet. The world's only hope lies with a determined band of survivors
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hearing a man confess his love for his dearly departed wife on a call-in radio show, a woman falls deeply, inexplicably in love with him. Deciding he is her destiny, she treks across country on a wildly romantic impulse to meet him
Casper by Brad Silberling( Visual )

62 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. James Harvey and his daughter, Kat arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff manor. Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon has hired Dr. Harvey to exercise the house's apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who's just looking for a friend and his outrageous Uncle Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso
While you were sleeping by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

32 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely young woman saves the life of a handsome stranger she has fallen in love with from afar. His family mistakes her for his fiancee, and she goes along because she likes his offbeat family so much. Matters take a hilarious turn when she meets and falls in love with her make-belive lover's brother
A league of their own by Tom Hanks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, a washed-up ballplayer is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war. Reluctant at first, he finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team. Based on a true story
Why Shakespeare? by Lawrence Bridges( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various famous and not so famous individuals state the effect that Shakespeare's works have had in their lives. A main video presentation accompanied by seventeen vignettes
Spaceballs by Mel Brooks( Visual )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parody of epic science fiction movies, especially the original "Star wars" trilogy. Two space bums attempt to rescue a space princess from an assortment of space villains
Wyatt Earp by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biography of the legendary Wyatt Earp, including the infamous shootout at the O.K. Corral
Newsies( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of a group of newsboys who team up to fight an unscrupulous newspaper tycoon
Bottle shock( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napa Valley, 1976. For connoisseur Steven Spurrier, there is no finer art than French wine. But rumors bandy about of a new California wine country that holds the future of the vine. Positive the small Napa wineries are no match for established French vintages, Spurrier challenges the Americans to a blind taste test. He finds the valley full of ambitious, and talented, novice vinters like Jim Barrett and his son Bo. He realizes his publicity stunt may change the history of wine forever
The grudge by Takashi Shimizu( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen is an American nurse living and working in Tokyo who agrees to cover the shift of another nurse. When she enters the assigned home, she discovers an elderly woman who is lost in a catatonic state. As she tends the woman, Karen hears scratching sounds upstairs and goes to investigate. Within this house is a chain of terror more terrifying than she could ever imagine, resulting from a terrifying evil that was born years before. As more people die, Karen is pulled into the cycle of horror and learns the secret of the vengeful curse. Now she must stop it before it's too late
Lost highway by David Lynch( Visual )

77 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Madison is a saxophonist who finds a video tape on his doorstep that shows the interior of his house. He becomes convinced that someone has broken in and calls the police. He finds another videotape showing him killing his wife. The police arrest him for murdering his wife. In prison, he inexplicably morphs into a young man named Pete Dayton and begins living a completely different life. When Pete is released, his and Fred's paths begin to cross in a surreal, suspenseful web of intrigue, orchestrated by a shady gangster boss named Dick Laurent
Too big to fail( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington
Igby goes down( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Igby and his older brother, Oliver, are are in the process of killing their terminally ill mother. His parents snipe at each other endlessly until his father tries to commit suicide and is sent to a mental hospital. Igby grows into a rebellious youth, gets kicked out of several boarding schools and ends up in a military academy. As Igby gets drawn further into the mind games and hypocrisy of the adult world, his already jaded outlook grows even darker. Ultimately, though, Mimi's impending death draws him back into the family fold for unexpected revelations and realizations
Lake Placid by Steve Miner( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An investigative team armed with state-of-the-art equipment, high powered weaponry and a biting sense of sarcasm, must work together to defeat Black Lake's most ferocious resident: a 30-foot prehistoric crocodile."--Container
The killer inside me by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A small town sheriff up to his neck in murders: his own. When he is asked to railroad a talkative prostitute out of town before she makes trouble, he realizes it's easier to just get rid of her for good. Unfortunately, covering up that murder means eliminating more and more people as his problems and complications spiral out of control. Even worse, he's starting to enjoy committing the crimes a lot more than he ever enjoyed dishing out the punishment."--Container
Phoebe in wonderland( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phoebe is an imaginative but troubled girl with a desperate longing to be in her school's production of Alice in Wonderland. When she is cast in the lead role her parents believe her unusual behavior is due to her creativity, but soon realize that she is on the brink of falling through the looking glass herself
The accidental tourist by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning drama about the trials of one man. After a man loses his son and his wife leaves him, he becomes detached from the world, until a strange dog-trainer meets him and brings him back out
You kill me by John Dahl( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Falenczyk loves his job as a hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank has a drinking problem and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act
Brokedown Palace( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two high school girls plan a graduation trip to Hawaii, and then secretly change their destination to the more exotic Thailand without telling their parents
 
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