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Dafoe, Willem

Works: 394 works in 2,846 publications in 17 languages and 79,559 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Animated films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Author, Artist, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Willem Dafoe
Most widely held works by Willem Dafoe
Finding Nemo by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

65 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 5,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls!
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

194 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war torn jungles of Vietnam
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

128 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

197 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a mysterious stranger is rescued from a fiery plane crash. The American allies care for him and the dangerous secrets from his past come to light
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

27 editions published in 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent
The fault in our stars by Josh Boone( Visual )

28 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazel and Gus share a sarcastic sense of humor, a distaste for the conventional, and ultimately a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Although the two teens face unlikely challenges with their health, their courage and dedication to each other prove that while life isn't perfect, love can still be extraordinary in this powerfully moving film based on John Green's New York Times best-selling novel
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

111 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi in 1964, this is a fictionalized version of the case of the murder of three young civil rights workers, the FBI's attempts to find the missing boys and the clash between the authorities and the locals in a Klan-dominated town
Inside man by Spike Lee( Visual )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perfect bank robbery quickly spirals into an unstable and deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a criminal mastermind, the hostages, a determined detective, and a power broker with a hidden agenda. As the minutes tick by and the situation becomes increasingly tense, one wrong move could mean disaster for any one of them
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

63 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA deputy intelligence director, Jack Ryan, finds recovering laundered drug money from the Colombian cartel isn't as dangerous as the power games in the nation's capitol
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

123 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this controversial movie, Jesus, as both fully human and fully divine, is viewed as free of sin but subject to all temptations, including sexual ones
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existent Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy
John Carter by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

60 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Ron Kovic, a young man who volunteered for the Vietnam War, was wounded, and returned paralyzed from the mid-chest down. He later became a new voice for those disenchanted with the war
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family
A most wanted man by Anton Corbijn( Visual )

25 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"German intelligence agent Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman, in his final starring role) must race against time to solve a perilous mystery: Is the half-Chechen, half-Russian Muslim who's surfaced in Hamburg a victim seeking refuge, or a terrorist seeking revenge?"--Container
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

39 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
American psycho by Mary Harron( Visual )

82 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, handsome man with a Harvard education and success on Wall Street has terrible urges that take him in pursuit of women, greed, and murder
Once upon a time in Mexico by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of El Mariachi continues when a corrupt CIA agent forces him out of hiding to help sabotage an assassination attempt on the president of Mexico by an evil cartel kingpin. El Mariachi has his own reason for helping - he is doing it for revenge
The boondock saints II all saints day by Sean Patrick Flanery( Visual )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Paul Smecker is on the trail of two vigilante brothers whose spiritual sense of right and wrong has turned Boston's streets red with blood. The victims are the villains and mob bosses that the justice system has been powerless to stop. Now, Smecker finds himself torn between whether he should catch the killers ... or join them
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Alternative Names
Dafoe, William.

Dafoe, William 1955-

Vilem Dafo

Vilems Defo

Vilems Defo amerikāņu aktieris

Willem Dafoe acteur américain

Willem Dafoe aktor amerykański

Willem Dafoe Amerikaans acteur

Willem Dafoe attore statunitense

Willem Dafoe US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Willem Dafoe yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Γουίλεμ Νταφόε

Вилем Дафо

Віллем Дефо

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Spider-man 2The English patientMississippi burningInside manClear and present dangerThe last temptation of ChristThe aviatorBorn on the Fourth of JulyAmerican psycho