WorldCat Identities

Dafoe, Willem

Overview
Works: 698 works in 3,722 publications in 15 languages and 91,767 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Animated films  War films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee, Other, Artist, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Finding Nemo by Albert Brooks( Visual )

94 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the depths of the Great Barrier Reef, Marlin (Albert Brooks), an overly protective clownfish, embarks on a daring rescue mission when his beloved son, Nemo, gets scooped up by a diver. With his unforgettable friend Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) by his side, Marlin encounters an ocean full of memorable comedic characters on his momentous journey--to find Nemo
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

212 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 4,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

106 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,222 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 )

151 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of World War II, a mysterious, horribly burned man who claims not to remember his name, known only as the "English patient," lies near death in an Italian villa. He is cared for by a quietly desperate young nurse, Hana, herself a victim of the war. With her at the villa are Kip, a young Sikh bomb-disposal expert, and a shadowy thief with bandaged hands named Caravaggio. The key to the burned man's past may lie in his commonplace book, a volume of Herodotus, and its intimations of the sacred whirlwind of a great, mysterious, passionate, and tragically doomed love, which trapped two unsuspecting people, forever
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

39 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, 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
The fault in our stars by Josh Boone( Visual )

34 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,653 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 )

100 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi in 1964, this controversial film is based on the true story of the case of three young civil rights workers (in real life they were named James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner) who were brutally murdered in June of 1964. The chaotic aftermath was dubbed Mississippi Burning. This movie is told from the perspective of the FBI's operations to uncover evidence and bring the killers to justice. Anger over the real incident prompted the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act in 1965. Although the fim was nominated for six Oscars and won the award for Best Cinematography, it stirred a great deal of controversy when it was released. In the years since, it has come to be considered a classic
Inside man by Spike Lee( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An apparent bank robbery turns into a hostage situation involving a high powered negotiator with her own agenda
Murder on the Orient Express by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

27 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone is a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

62 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,038 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 aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Scorsese's THE AVIATOR is a lavish spectacle of a motion picture that harkens back to Hollywood's Golden Era in telling the story of Howard Hughes, one of 20th-century America's most pioneering and influential figures
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oceanographer Steve Zissou sets out on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, possibly non-existent "Jaguar Shark" that supposedly killed his partner. He and the crew - which consists of a man who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist and Zissou's estranged wife - face complications such as pirates, kidnapping and bankruptcy
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

110 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,913 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 Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

36 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures
John Carter by Taylor Kitsch( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,824 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
John Wick by David Leitch( Visual )

34 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sadistic young thugs senselessly attack a brilliantly lethal ex-assassin, they have no idea that they've just awakened the boogeyman. With New York City as his bullet-riddled playground, Wick embarks on a merciless rampage, hunting down his adversaries with the skill and ruthlessness that made him an underworld legend
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

54 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,728 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 )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,694 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
American psycho by Mary Harron( Visual )

90 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,642 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
A most wanted man by Anton Corbijn( Visual )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,624 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
 
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Spider-man 2The English patientMississippi burningInside manClear and present dangerThe aviatorThe last temptation of ChristBorn on the Fourth of JulyAmerican psycho
Alternative Names
Dafoe, William.

Dafoe, William 1955-

Dafoe, William J.

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Willem Dafoe yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Γουίλεμ Νταφόε

Вилем Дафо

Віллем Дефо

Уиллем Дефо американский театральный и киноактёр, актёр озвучания

Уилям Дефо

Ուիլեմ Դեֆո

וילם דפו

וילם דפו שחקן אמריקאי

ويليم دافو

ويليم دافو ممثل أمريكي

ویلم دافو صداپیشه و بازیگر آمریکایی

ویلم دفو

विलेम डाफ़ो

วิลเลม เดโฟ

უილემ დეფო

윌럼 대포

ウィレム・デフォー

威廉·德福

威廉·達佛

威廉迪科

威廉達福

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