WorldCat Identities

Dafoe, Willem

Overview
Works: 453 works in 2,765 publications in 14 languages and 78,781 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  War films  Fiction  Animated films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Author, 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 Andrew Stanton( Visual )

61 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,963 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 )

185 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,458 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 )

76 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,123 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 )

186 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,401 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 )

25 editions published in 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustave H. is conciërge in het gerenommeerde Grand Budapest Hotel in de jaren dertig van de 20e eeuw in een fictief Oost-Europees land. Als een goede vriendin van Gustave, Madame D. wordt vermoord en hij een kostbaar schilderij van haar erft, wordt hij door haar familie als hoofdverdachte gezien
The Fault in Our Stars by Josh Boone( Visual )

25 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh Boone directs this drama starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort as a pair of young cancer patients who fall in love. Based on the novel by John Green, the film tracks the relationship that grows between Hazel Grace Lancaster (Woodley) and Gus Waters (Elgort) following their meeting at a cancer support group for youngsters. Though Hazel, whose cancer is terminal and requires the constant use of an oxygen tank, is understandably pessimistic about her future and the possibility of happiness, Gus's infectious personality and optimistic outlook gradually bring her hope and humanity to the fore. The supporting cast includes Willem Dafoe, Nat Wolff and Laura Dern
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

99 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,071 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 )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,045 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 1,989 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 )

114 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,984 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 1,923 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 )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,817 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-existant 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 )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,754 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 )

50 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man joins the army and fights in Vietnam, only to become a wheelchair-bound paraplegic resulting from battle. He then becomes a loud voice in the anti-war movement. Based on Ron Kovic's book
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,667 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
A most wanted man by Anton Corbijn( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,568 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 )

76 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,483 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
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Once upon a time in Mexico by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,348 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 by Troy Duffy( Visual )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,343 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The aviator
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

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