WorldCat Identities

Walsh, M. Emmet 1935-

Works: 134 works in 308 publications in 3 languages and 20,510 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Science fiction television programs  Television programs  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Dystopian films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S26, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by M. Emmet Walsh
The iron giant by Allison Abbate( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hogarth Hughes just rescued an enormous robot that fell from the stars to Earth. Now young Hogarth has one very big friend and an even bigger problem: how do you keep a 50-foot-tall, steel eating giant a secret?
Snow dogs by Buena Vista( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being named in his birth mother's will, Miami dentist Ted Brooks travels to Alaska to claim the inheritance, her team of sled dogs; Now he must learn how to race them or give them up to a crusty mountain man who wants the dogs for himself
Ordinary people by Robert Redford( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "ordinary" existence of an upper middle class family is shattered with the death of the older son and the struggle of the younger son against guilt and suicide
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baz Luhrmann's unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story, with the setting moved from Renaissance-era Verona to modern-day southern California
The odd life of Timothy Green( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a childless couple buries a box with all of their wishes for an infant in their backyard, their wishes are granted. However, their child, Timothy Green, is not all that he appears
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2019 in Los Angeles, replicants, genetically engineered human beings of superior strength and intelligence, have been created as labor for the planet colonies. The replicants, which have a life span of four years, start revolts and are forbidden on Earth. Four Nexus 6 replicants, which are virtually indistinguishable from humans, commandeer a space shuttle to Earth. Rick Deckard is a blade runner, a police officer who hunts down and terminates replicants. He wants to get out of the force, but he is coerced into exterminating the four replicants. His assignment is made much more difficult when he falls in love with Rachael, another replicant. Deckard eliminates the four replicants one by one, culminating in a harrowing life and death confrontation with their leader Batty
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What does it mean to be human?" In Los Angeles, November 2019, it means depressed, alcoholic, hard-boiled cop Rick Deckard is hunting Replicants. Again. A group of Replicant escapees from off world is leaving bodies in their wake. Lethally cool ex-soldier Roy Batty leads the group of dim, brutal Leon, sexy Zhora, and gymnastic Pris, which is why they are so dangerous. On Earth illegally, Roy and Pris are in love, and desperate to find a way to circumvent their built-in four-year termination date. Deckard's job--to find them and 'retire' them--is complicated by the results of his inquiries with their creator at the Tyrell Corporation. There Deckard meets a young woman named Rachael who may be a replicant--and his next target
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about two friends who have a pact that they will marry each other if neither has found someone else by the age of 28
Racing stripes by Frederik Du Chau( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abandoned zebra grows up believing he is a racehorse, and, with the help of his barnyard friends and a teenage girl, sets out to achieve his dream of racing with thoroughbreds
John Steinbeck's East of Eden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
Jr. detective agency( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Steele Jr. wants to be a detective just like his father, so when summer vacation starts he turns his clubhouse into the headquarters for the Junior Detective Agency. When a mysterious burglar known only as the Cat rampages through the town, Sam Jr. decides to take on the Cat himself. With only the help of his friend Emma and her dog, Sam Jr. finally tracks down the Cat for one final faceoff
Cannery row by David S Ward( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a rundown California town where the inhabitants struggle to survive and better themselves, a romance develops between a quiet marine biologist and a runaway supporting herself through prostitution
Arthur Newman by Dante Ariola( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Divorced, disconnected from his son and dissatisfied with his love life, Wallce Avery ... decides to make a radical change. He walks away from his old life, forges a new identity and hits the road as Arthur Newman to start over... A cross-country odyssey of self-discovery and renewal, Arthur Newman is a comic romance about two unlikely souls who fall in love and find out who they really are"--Container
Escape from the planet of the apes by Don Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornelius, Zira and Dr. Milo, three apes from the future, escape from their planet as it is being destroyed and land on 20th century Earth where they are taken to the Los Angeles Zoo for examination. When Zira reveals their ability to speak to a psychologist, the apes are treated as curiosities. However, when the U.S. government begins to believe their story that the Earth will eventually be inherited by apes, it decides to hunt the couple down as an evolutionary threat and tries to prevent the birth of Zira's baby
Clean and sober by Glenn Gordon Caron( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, hotshot real-estate broker has a drug abuse problem he refuses to acknowledge. When he gets in trouble with his company and the law, he decides to hide out in a detox program. What he doesn't count on is that the drug rehab program will force him to face himself, admit his addiction and come clean
Christmas in the clouds( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray has just returned from college to run a Native American ski lodge. The lodge is a laid back place where the employees' children play in the lobby and the handyman has a habit of hitting on the guests. The lodge is not exactly four-star travel guide material. But when Ray learns that a travel guide representative is coming to make an inspection, he decides to make the lodge a professional place of business. Ray has to contend with his somewhat eccentric staff, which includes an emotional vegetarian chef who takes a certain pleasure in informing his diners of the names he has given the animals they are about to eat. Despite Ray's exhaustive preparations, something goes wrong. A case of mistaken identity has the real travel guide representative must deal with a hefty dose of hotel mismanagement
The Mighty Quinn by Carl Schenkel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When police officer Xavier Quinn's childhood friend, Maubee, becomes associated with murder and a briefcase full of ten thousand dollar bills, The Mighty Quinn must clear his name. Or try to catch him, which could be even trickier
The X-files( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agents Mulder and Scully are called in to investigate paranormal activities
Critters( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carnivorous aliens that resemble furballs with teeth invade Earth, and only a duo of bounty hunters, and a family of farmers, can stop them
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Walsh, Emmet 1935-

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Walsh, Michael Emmet 1935-

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