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Cobbs, Bill

Overview
Works: 145 works in 319 publications in 4 languages and 19,477 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bill Cobbs
 
Most widely held works by Bill Cobbs
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a T. rex and other exhibits. Larry tries desperately to keep marauding Neanderthals and Mayans in check, fighting a losing battle until President Teddy Roosevelt (Robin Williams) comes to the rescue. Owen Wilson and Dick Van Dyke co-star in this family-friendly fantasy
The ultimate gift( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,588 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
Air Bud by Walt Disney Classic( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Josh Framm, a 12-year-old boy, finds himself in a new city with no friends, he's too shy to try out for the basketball team. However, while practicing, he meets Buddy, a runaway golden retriever, who surprises him with his ability to score baskets
Get low by Robert Duvall( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,543 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?
The bodyguard by Whitney Houston( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her spectacular film debut, Houston plays Rachel Marron, a music/movie superstar at her peak. Fans want to see her, hear her, touch her. But one wants to kill her - and that's where security expert Frank Farmer (Costner) comes in. Farmer is a professional who never lets his guard down. Rachel's glamorous life often puts her at risk. Each expects to be in charge. What they don't expect is to fall in love
Enough( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married the man of her dreams. After the arrival of her daughter, Slim begins to see the hidden, abusive side of her husband. Terrified for her and her daughter's safety, Slim flees. But her husband's resources allow him to relentlessly pursue them. Finally Slim fights back, engaging her husband in a physical and psychological battle
Derby stallion by Bill Cobbs( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 971 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 900 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

When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker
The ultimate life( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 682 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
Decoration day by Decoration Day( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an estranged friend refuses the Congressional Medal of Honor for service during World War II, a retired judge tries to find out why and in the process solves a mystery, heals his friendship, saves a marriage, and falls in love
The great Gilly Hopkins( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilly Hopkins has seen more than her share of foster homes and has outwitted every family she has lived with. In an effort to escape her new foster mother Maime Trotter's endless loving care, Gilly concocts a plan that she believes will bring her mother running to her rescue. But when the ploy blows up in Gilly's face it threatens to ruin the only chance she's ever had to be part of a real family
The brother from another planet by John Sayles( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 392 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
Hope floats by Sandra Bullock( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birdie Pruitt has a life most people would envy. But when her cheating husband reveals his infidelity to her on a national TV talk show, her perfect life comes crashing down. Devastated, Birdie and her young daughter head home to the small town she left behind. As mother and daughter struggle to adjust to their new lives, Birdee slowly gains the strength to open her heart and find hope again
Ed( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and French and held by 279 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 256 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
Dear secret Santa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 246 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?
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?
That thing you do! by Tom Hanks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The overnight triumph of an American rock band in the glory days of rock & roll
Of mind and music( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 214 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

Μπιλ Κομπς

Билл Коббс

Բիլ Քոբս

ביל קובס

ביל קובס שחקן אמריקאי

بیل کوبس بازیگر آمریکایی

빌 코브스

ビル・コッブス

比爾·科布斯

Languages
English (148)

French (5)

Spanish (3)

German (1)

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