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Fishburne, Laurence III 1961-

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The matrix by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

304 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 7,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neo (Reeves)-mild-mannered software author by day, feared hacker by night-is recruited into a cell of cyber-rebels, led by Morpheus (Fishburne) and the warrior Trinity (Moss). They have made a fundamental discovery about the world: It does not exist. It is only a seedy utopia where humanity is preserved, protected, and endlessly recycled by a mega-computer. Cypher (Pantoliano) turns traitorous for access to comforts unmatched by the drab post-apocalyptic real world, while Agent Smith (Weaving) dismisses humans as "a plague"--For which non-organic life is "the cure."
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

89 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War
The matrix reloaded by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

116 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

52 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends who grew up together in working-class Boston drift apart after a terrible tragedy. Years later, brutal events reconnect them. Jimmy's 19-year-old daughter is coldly murdered and Dave is a suspect. Sean is now a cop who scrambles to solve the crime before volatile Jimmy takes the law into his own hands--Container
Akeelah and the bee by Doug Atchison( Visual )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akeelah Anderson, an eleven-year-old girl from south Los Angeles with a gift for words, earns a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee and unites her neighborhood, which witnesses the courage and inspiration of one amazing little girl
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

48 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
Batman v Superman : dawn of justice( Visual )

35 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 2,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fearing the actions of Superman are being left unchecked, Batman takes him on, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. With Batman and Superman fighting each other, a new threat, Doomsday, is created by Lex Luthor. It's up to Superman and Batman to set aside their differences, along with Wonder Woman, to stop Lex Luthor and Doomsday from destroying Metropolis
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton( Visual )

64 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For three young men growing up in South Central Los Angeles, the "hood" is a place of drive-by shootings, unemployment, drugs and pain. But their reactions to the world around them vary-- one is an unambitious drug dealer, his brother is a college bound teenage father, and the brother's best friend is guided by a strong father who hopes for a better life for his son
Man of Steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

42 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The movie delivers on the promise of its title and then some."--Chicago Sun-Times
Mission: Impossible : Ghost Protocol by Brian De Palma( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethan Hunt is back, as he confronts the toughest villain he's ever faced, Owen Davian, an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience. With the support of his IMF team, Hunt leaps into spectacular adventure from Rome to Shanghai as he races to rescue a captured agent and stop Davian from eliminating his next target: Ethan's wife, Julia
The Tuskegee airmen by Robert Markowitz( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1943 and the Germans are winning the Second World War as the U.S. suffers huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers are not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, through the brutal demands of their training, to the perils of flying over nations at war, the men they call "The Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest mission of their lives--to prove to America that courage knows no color. Their success could earn them respect, save lives and help win a terrible war. Their failure could destroy more hopes and dreams than their own
Fantastic 4 by Tim Story( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Silver Surfer arrives on Earth, army General Hager demands that Reed Richards create a sensor to track him and find out what he's doing on Earth. The only problem is that Richards is helping Sue Storm plan their rescheduled wedding. Ben Grimm is heating up his relationship with Alicia and Johnny Storm is trying to get sponsorships and girls. Returning is Victor Von Doom, who gladly offers to assist the military in figuring out what the Silver Surfer is all about
21 by Robert Luketic( Visual )

34 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for a way to pay his college tuition at M.I.T., a student joins a statistics professor and other students in learning the tricks to breaking the casinos in Las Vegas
Ride along by Ice Cube( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the past two years, high school securtiy guard Ben has been trying to show detective James that he's more than just a video game junkie who's unworthy of his sister. When Ben finally gets accepted into the police academy, James invites him on a ride-along designed to scare the hell out of him
Bobby by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in a Los Angeles hotel kitchen. We see Kennedy's acceptance speech after winning the California Democratic presidential primary, his death at the hands of gunman Sirhan Sirhan, and the chaos and despair that ensued. The people at the hotel don't know what is coming. Our grief at hearing RFK's own words, so eloquent, so hopeful and inspiring. Watch the horrible events unfold and wonder what might have been. Bobby was the man whom many thought would defeat Richard Nixon in the '68 general election. Centers around 22 people who were guests, staff, campaign workers, and reporters who were at the Ambassador Hotel on that June day. Many issues are addressed, including, the Vietnam war, drugs, alcoholism, voting irregularities, adultery, racism, immigration, and communism
Slavery by another name( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the United States ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force
Passengers by Morten Tyldum( Visual )

11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are two passengers onboard a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destination. As Jim and Aurora try to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction ... only to be threatened by the imminent collapse of the ship and the discovery of the truth behind why they woke up
Miss Evers' boys by Alfre Wood( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1932 when loyal, devoted Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with Dr. Brodus and Dr. Douglas on a federally funded program to treat syphilis patients in Alabama. Free treatment is offered to those who test positive for the disease, including Caleb Humphries and Willie Johnson. But when the government withdraws its support, money is offered for what will become known as 'The Tuskegee Experiment'; a study of the effects of syphilis on patients who don't receive treatment. Now the men must be led to believe they are being cared for, when in fact they are being denied the medicine that could cure them. Miss Evers is faced with a terrible dilemma - to abandon the experiment and tell her patients or to remain silent and offer only comfort"--Container
 
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