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Dafoe, Willem

Overview
Works: 649 works in 2,649 publications in 14 languages and 77,891 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films  Biographical films  Children's films  Historical films  Superhero films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Author, Other, Artist, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Willem Dafoe
 
Most widely held works by Willem Dafoe
Finding Nemo by Albert Brooks( Visual )

46 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,732 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, hynotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls!"--Container
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

157 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,417 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 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

86 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,070 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 )

96 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,236 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 )

21 editions published in 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,618 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 )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,367 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 )

86 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,053 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 Clive Owen( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,964 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 )

80 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,922 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 1,904 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
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Wes Anderson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with their son Ash and visiting young nephew Kristofferson. But after twelve years of quiet domesticity, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community. Trapped underground without enough food to go around, the animals band together to fight against the evil Farmers--Boggis, Bunce and Bean--who are determined to capture the audacious, fantastic Mr. Fox at any cost. In the end, he uses his natural instincts to save his family and friends
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,816 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 Taylor Kitsch( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,740 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 )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,650 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
A most wanted man by Anton Corbijn( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,510 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
American psycho by Mary Harron( Visual )

69 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,454 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 )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of El Mariachi contunues 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 by Troy Duffy( Visual )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,310 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
Out of the furnace by Christian Bale( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russell Baz leads a dead-end life- he works a meaningless steel mill job all day, and cares for his terminally ill father at night. When Russell's brother Rodney returns home from Iraq, he is lured into one of the Northeast's most ruthless crime rings and mysteriously disappears. When the police fail to solve the case, Russell puts his life at risk in order to seek justice for his brother
 
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The aviator
Alternative Names
Dafoe, William.

Dafoe, William 1955-

Vilem Dafo

Vilems Defo

Vilems Defo amerikāņu aktieris

Willem Dafoe acteur amricain

Willem Dafoe aktor amerykański

Willem Dafoe Amerikaans acteur

Willem Dafoe attore statunitense

Willem Dafoe US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Willem Dafoe yhdysvaltalainen nyttelij

Γουίλεμ Νταφόε

Вилем Дафо

Віллем Дефо

Уиллем Дефо американский театральный и киноактёр, актёр озвучания

Уилям Дефо

Ուիլեմ Դեֆո

וילם דפו

ويليم دافو

ویلم دافو صداپیشه و بازیگر آمریکایی

विलेम डाफ़ो

უილემ დეფო

윌럼 대포

ウィレム・デフォー

威廉德福

威廉達佛

威廉迪科

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