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Dafoe, Willem

Works: 577 works in 3,480 publications in 16 languages and 87,438 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Children's films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee, Other, Artist, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Finding Nemo by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

98 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the depths of the Great Barrier Reef, Marlin, 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 by his side, Marlin encounters an ocean full of memorable comedic characters on his momentous journey to find Nemo
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

217 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,539 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 )

105 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,231 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 )

147 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,345 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 2,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The fault in our stars by Josh Boone( Visual )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,596 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, 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 )

107 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,137 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 )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,121 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 )

63 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,028 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 )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Howard Hughes as the twentysomething millionaire, having already made a fortune improving the design of oil-drilling bits, who comes to Hollywood with an interest in getting into the picture business. It doesn't take long for Hughes to jump from producer to director of his first major film project, a World War I air epic. The film was a massive hit, and the eccentric inventor became a mogul in Hollywood, making Jean Harlow a star and enjoying a romance with Katharine Hepburn. But Hollywood's old-boy network never fully accepted Hughes, and in time his passion for flying began to reclaim his attentions. In time he began designing new planes, setting air speed records, flying around the world, and risking his life testing aircraft. Hughes also found time to romance Ava Gardner and founded his own airline, Trans-World Airlines. As his ideas became bolder and more eccentric, he gained many powerful enemies
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,964 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
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

117 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this controversial movie Jesus, as both fully human and fully divine, is viewed in this film free of sin but subject to all temptations, including sexual ones
John Carter by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Carter, 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
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

29 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,788 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 Wick by Derek Kolstad( Visual )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,756 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 )

56 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,732 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 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out to get rid of the fox and his family
American psycho by Mary Harron( Visual )

86 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,628 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 )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,618 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
Finding Dory by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dory, the forgetful blue tang, suddenly remembers she has a family who may be looking for her, she, Marlin, and Nemo take off on a life-changing quest to find them, with help from Hank, a cantankerous octopus; Bailey, a beluga whale who's convinced his biological sonar skills are on the fritz; and Destiny, a nearsighted whale shark! Dive into the movie overflowing with unforgettable characters, dazzling animation, and gallons of fun! Includes two blu-rays and a DVD
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.10 for Finding Do ... to 0.86 for John Water ...)

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Dafoe, William.

Dafoe, William 1955-

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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