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Fishburne, Laurence III 1961-

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Most widely held works by Laurence Fishburne
The matrix by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

336 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 7,608 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."
The matrix reloaded by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

127 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,391 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 )

56 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,212 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
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

76 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,117 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. DVD
Akeelah and the bee by Doug Atchison( Visual )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She is a smart girl, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by her school's principal, Akeelah decides to participate in a spelling bee to avoid detention for her many absences. Much to her surprise and embarrassment, she wins. Her principal asks her to seek coaching from Dr. Larabee, an English professor, for the more prestigious regional bee. As the possibility of making it all the way to the Scripps National Spelling Bee looms, Akeelah could provide her community with someone to rally around and be proud of. First Akeelah will have to overcome her insecurities, her distracting home life, and the knowledge that there is a field of more experienced and privileged fellow spellers
Batman v Superman : dawn of justice by Chris Terrio( Visual )

43 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 2,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two titans of justice, Batman/Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) and Superman/Clark Kent (Henry Cavill), meet in the most anticipated showdown of our time. Fearing the actions of a godlike super hero left unchecked, Gotham City's formidable vigilante takes on Metropolis' revered savior while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. But as Batman and Superman go to war, a separate danger arises, one that may threaten all of humanity."--Container
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

65 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Venice during 1570, Desdemona, daughter of a powerful nobleman, elopes with Othello, a proud Moor celebrated as the city's most awesome warrior. Iago, who has served alongside Othello for a decade, is angered when the general chooses another lieutenant, Cassio, as his second in command. In retribution, Iago sabotages Cassio's promotion and convinces Othello that the handsome officer is cuckolding him. Othello writhes under the tortures Iago has created, and in a fit of jealousy smothers Desdemona, who caresses her beloved husband as she dies
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

47 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,430 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 )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nine-part documentary series which examines the American Civil War through photographs, readings from documents and diaries and historical materials
Man of Steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

55 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton( Visual )

69 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,170 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
Mission: impossible III by J. J Abrams( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this pulse-racing, mind-bending action thriller, Ethan Hunt confronts the toughest villain he's ever faced - Owen Davian, an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience
Passengers by Morten Tyldum( Visual )

28 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two passengers board 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
The Tuskegee airmen by Robert Markowitz( Visual )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,930 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 )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,841 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 Columbia Pictures( Visual )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy. They are being trained by Micky the skill of blackjack card counting. Intriged by the desire to make money, Ben joins his new friends on secret weekend trips to Las Vegas where, using their skills of code talk and hand signals. Ben makes hundreds of thousands of dollars winning blackjack at casino after casino. Ben only wants to make enough money for the tuition and then back out. Ben's greed and arrogance put Micky, as well as the group, on the radar of a brutal casino security enforcer, named Cole Williams. Cole holds a personal grudge of some kind against Micky which threatens to undo everything the students have learned and earned
John Wick by Keanu Reeves( Visual )

14 editions published in 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this next chapter following the 2014 hit, legendary hit man John Wick is forced back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassins' guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the world's deadliest killers
Ride along by Ice Cube( Visual )

18 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast-talking security guard Ben joins his soon-to-be brother-in-law James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James's sister
Bobby by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

34 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revisits the night presidential-hopeful Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in June 1968. Tells the stories of a variety of people present on tgat fateful night, ranging from Kennedy's campaign staff and volunteers to the hotel owner, employees such as kitchen staff, and various guests
Slavery by another name( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. 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
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