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Cobbs, Bill

Works: 99 works in 274 publications in 4 languages and 18,327 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  History  Children's films  Sports films  Samurai films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Bill Cobbs
Most widely held works by Bill Cobbs
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

37 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History is larger than life, and twice as funny, in this monumental comedy sequel. Larry Daley is a former night watchman at the Museum of Natural History, where the exhibits come to life after dark. Now Larry's nocturnal friends are being retired to the archives of the Smithsonian Institution, luring him back for a hilarious, all-out battle against museum misfits who plan to take over the Smithsonian, and the world
Air Bud by Walt Disney( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

12 year old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington after the untimely death of his father. New in town, Josh has no friends and is too shy to try out for the school basketball team. While practicing on an abandoned court, he makes friends with a golden retriever named Buddy and discovers that the dog can sink baskets like a pro. Buddy the wonder dog, the golden retriever star of Air Bud, could actually sink regulation basketballs into a NBA regulation-high rim and had more than 14,000 career baskets
The ultimate gift by Twentieth Century Fox( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason thought his inheritance was going to be the gift of money and lots of it. Was he ever in for a big surprise. Based on the best-selling book "The Ultimate Gift" by Jim Stovall, the story sends trust fund baby Jason Stevens on an improbable journey of discovery, having to answer the ultimate question: "What is the relationship between wealth and happiness?" Jason had a very simple relationship with his impossibly wealthy Grandfather, Howard "Red" Stevens. He hated him. No heart-to-heart talks, no warm fuzzies, just cold hard cash. So of course he figured that when Red died, the whole "reading of the will" thing would be another simple cash transaction, that his Grandfather's money would allow him to continue living in the lifestyle to which he had become accustomed. But what Red left him was anything but simple. Red instead devised a plan for Jason to experience a crash course on life. Twelve tasks, which Red calls "gifts," each challenging Jason in an improbable way, the accumulation of which would change him forever
Get low by Laurence A Schneider( Visual )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the past 40 years, Felix Bush has been a hermit, living alone on the outskirts of town. He's the stuff of legend--a frightening eccentric whose secluded home is where little boys test their courage by throwing rocks through the dangerous man's windows. When he hears an old friend has died, he makes a rare visit to town to meet with undertaker Frank Quinn to explain how he wants to "get low." He plans his burial plot, his stone, his farewell sendoff, and even the designated speaker. He intends this all to happen now, while he's still alive and can enjoy getting the value for his money. Quinn's young assistant Buddy isn't so sure about all this. Felix's past is a bit mysterious, but his desire for the party may have something to do with a long-ago romance with Mattie Darrow, who is now a widow, and has returned home. Is Mattie the reason Felix has been punishing himself all these years?
Enough( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slim's idyllic life is destroyed when she discovers her husband's hidden, abusive dark side. Now she must fight back to protect the life of her child and show him that she's had enough!
Derby stallion by Bill Cobbs( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy, unsure of what path to take in life, comes across a horse trainer who convinces him to train for the Derby Cup. Will he be able to convince his parents, beat the champion, and find the champion inside himself?
The color of money by Niall Ferguson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and French and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Color of Money" is a decades-later sequel to "The Hustler." 25 years on, Fast Eddie is now a nattily dressed, silver-haired liquor salesman working the Midwest in his white Cadillac. His neat mustache and smiling deviltry are also employed in his other profession--stake horse to up and coming pool hustlers. One night he sees a kid playing who is so good that Eddie's laboriously buried memories are stirred. Vincent and his girlfriend Carmen have been working minor-league hustles, but with Eddie's help, all three could jump straight into the world of big-money pool, and an upcoming 9-ball tournament in Atlantic City. First, however, Vincent must learn to put the making of money above every other consideration, lure, and temptation in the pool hall. In the process, Eddie and Vincent's relationship erupts into a battle of passion vs. practicality, game theory vs. psychological warfare, where knowledge of human nature is trumps
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to devalue the stock and make money, the board of directors of Hudsucker Industries hire a mail clerk to run the company. However, he does the unimaginable and invents a brilliant idea ... something that captures the imagination of an entire nation
Decoration day by Decoration Day( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an estranged black friend refuses the Congressional Medal of Honor for service during World War II, retired judge Albert Finch, still mourning the death of his wife, tries to find out why and in the process solves a mystery, heals his friendship, saves a marriage, and falls in love
The ultimate life( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three years after receiving life-changing gifts from his grandfather, Jason finds himself in need of guidance once again. When the foundation his grandfather left him is challenged in court, and the love of his life travels to Haiti, Jason realizes he's lost all direction. Just when it looks as though he may lose it all, he discovers his grandfather's precious journal and embarks on an incredible journey into the past to learn what it truly means to live the ultimate life
The brother from another planet by John Sayles( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sayles takes a fresh look at our society through the eyes of a black extraterrestrial who crash-lands on Earth--in Harlem--and is taken in by the regulars of a local bar. The alien changes everyone he meets on his original and eye-opening journey through the streets of urban America. But can his message of brotherly love resonate with the intergalactic bounty hunters trying to track him down?"--Container
In the line of fire by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Horrigan, a veteran Secret Service agent haunted by his failure to protect JFK from assassination gets a chance to redeem himself when a brilliant psychopath threatens to kill the current president and take Horrigan with him
Ed( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and French and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Ed the chimp, who is a born baseball player, the Santa Rosa Rockets might win the pennant
Always outnumbered, always outgunned by Michael Apted( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con moves to L.A. to find work and creates a disturbance by fighting for a position. More importantly he touches the lives of many of his neighbors including an older man dying of cancer, a young married couple whose husband is too proud to accept a lesser position which causes strife with his wife, and a young boy on the verge of getting in trouble with street gangs
Lukewarm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luke Rogers started out on the right path, but when his dad walked out when Luke was just a boy, his world came crashing down. Now working as a bartender to make ends meet, Luke is slowly losing his way. Between the enticements of the nightclub scene and a reluctance to fully commit to his devoted girlfriend, Luke's crisis of faith is coming to a head. Will he ultimately succumb to temptation or can he take control of his life and try to forge a new bond with his estranged father?
Dear secret Santa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennifer, a hardworking and ambitious woman, returns to her hometown for the holidays and begins exchanging letters with a secret admirer. Soon, she realizes that her admirer is actually someone from her past and decides to find out just who it is. Now that she has a second chance at love, will she be able to take it?
I know what you did last summer by Jim Gillespie( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murderous fisherman with a hook is back to once again stalk the two surviving teens, Julie and Ray, who left him for dead. This time, Julie and her roommate win a trip to the Bahamas where the fisherman is waiting
No limit kids much ado about middle school( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young teens who are entering middle school band together to form a club in an abandoned theater. Inside they discover an interesting piece of their town's history, but also a seemingly homeless man named Charlie who connects with the kids through their mutual passion for musical theater. When the teens learn the theater is scheduled to be torn down, they set out on a mission to save the town's landmark and Charlie's safe haven
Of mind and music( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a beautiful street musician suffering from memory loss and a disheartened neuroscientist intent on helping her, bringing together the city of New Orleans and the jazz that made it famous
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Air Bud
Alternative Names
Bill Cobbs acteur américain

Bill Cobbs Amerikaans acteur

Bill Cobbs amerikai filmszínész

Bill Cobbs amerikansk skådespelare

Bill Cobbs amerikansk skodespelar

Bill Cobbs amerikansk skuespiller

Bill Cobbs attore statunitense

Bill Cobbs US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Bill Cobbs yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Билл Коббс

Բիլ Քոբս

ביל קובס

بیل کوبس بازیگر آمریکایی

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English (143)

Spanish (7)

French (4)

German (1)

EnoughDecoration dayI know what you did last summerNo limit kids much ado about middle school