Pitt, Brad 1963-
Most widely held works about Brad Pitt
Most widely held works by Brad Pitt
The departed ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,230 libraries worldwide
In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.
The curious case of Benjamin Button ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and Russian and held by 2,154 libraries worldwide
Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he ages backwards, being born an old man. He is diagnosed with several aged diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival. He does survive and gets younger with time.
Babel ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,105 libraries worldwide
A wealthy American is touring Morocco with his wife. The two become the focus of an international incident also involving a poor Moroccan farmer who is struggling to keep his two young sons in line and his family together. A San Diego nanny, with her employers absent, makes the disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding in Mexico. A deaf-mute Japanese teen tries to deal with a relationship with her father and the world in general that has been upended by the death of her mother. It's about a gun. It's about communication--or the lack of it--both intercultural and intracultural. Raises issues like terrorism and immigration, and is as basic as husbands talking to their wives and parents understanding their children.
Ocean's eleven ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 2,006 libraries worldwide
Three prestigious Las Vegas casinos. More than $160 million. Danny Ocean and his 10-man handpicked team of grifters and conmen are ready to carry out the most elaborate casino heist in history, and they just might get away with it.
Inglourious basterds ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,871 libraries worldwide
During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the Nazis at the theater's movie premier, including Adolph Hitler.
Legends of the fall ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,797 libraries worldwide
An epic Western saga about a woman and the three sons of a Montana rancher who love her, told against the backdrop of World War I.
Troy ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,786 libraries worldwide
In 1193 B.C., Prince Paris, the son of the King of Troy falls in love with Helen, the wife of the king of Sparta, and convinces her to follow him away from her husband, Menelaus. The result is an epic war in which the Greeks sail to Troy and lay siege. Achilles, the greatest warrior in all the world, is called in to fight against Troy and give Greece the upper hand. Hector, the eldest son of Priam, King of Troy, and the greatest Trojan warrior, embodies the hopes of the people of his city.
Ocean's twelve ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,776 libraries worldwide
Ocean's Twelve reintroduces Ocean and his perfectly trained team of con men. Dividing forces to hit Paris, Amsterdam, and Rome, the heist-meisters move beyond casinos to tackle new objectives, one of which involves stealing a famous painting.
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,707 libraries worldwide
Everyone in 1880s America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal and is being hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. No one knows of Robert Ford, at least not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He befriends Jesse and rides with his gang. And if that doesn't bring Ford fame, he will have to find a deadlier way. Friendship becomes rivalry and the quest for fame becomes obsession.
Burn after reading ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,656 libraries worldwide
Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees.
Fight club ( Visual )
76 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
When a ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a soap salesman channel their aggresion into therapeutic "fight clubs", an eccentric woman gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.
Ocean's thirteen ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2007 in English and German and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel with known casino owner Willy Bank in Las Vegas, the last thing he ever wanted was to get cut out of the deal by the loathsome Bank. Bank even goes so far as to find amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when the double crossing lands Reuben in the hospital because of a heart attack. However, Danny and his crew won't stand for Bank and what he's done to a friend. Uniting with their old enemy Benedict, who himself has a vendetta against Bank, the crew is out to pull off a major plan. One that will unfold on the night Bank's newest hot spot opens up, when the crew is out to bankrupt one of the city's most despised businessmen. But this is not about the money, this time it is for revenge.
A river runs through it ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,625 libraries worldwide
Academy Award-winning director Robert Redford captures the majesty of the Montana Wilderness and the strength of the American family in this acclaimed adaptation of Norman Maclean's classic autobiography. Craig Sheffer stars as the young Norman, and Brad Pitt also stars as his brother Paul, an irresistible daredevil driven to challenge the world. Growing up, both boys rebel against their stern minister father. While Norman channels his rebellion into writing, Paul descends a slippery path to self-destruction. Co-starring Tom Skerritt as the Reverend Maclean and Emily Lloyd as wild-hearted Jessie Burns, A river runs through it is "destined to become a classic. It's a knockout."
Megamind ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,380 libraries worldwide
Over the years, Megamind, has tried to conquer Metro City in every imaginable way. Each attempt, a colossal failure thanks to the caped superhero known as 'Metro Man, ' until the day Megamind actually defeats him in the throes of one of his botched evil plans. Suddenly, the fate of Metro City is threatened when a new villain arrives and chaos runs rampant, leaving everyone to wonder if the world's biggest 'mind' can actually be the one to save the day?
A mighty heart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,311 libraries worldwide
On January 23, 2002, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is to fly from Karachi to Dubai with his pregnant wife, Mariane, also a reporter. On the day before, with great care, he has arranged an interview in a café with an Islamic fundamentalist cleric. When Danny doesn't return, Mariane initiates a search. Pakistani police, American embassy personnel, and the FBI examine witnesses, phone records, e-mails, and hard drives. Who has him? Where is he? There's also the why: because of U.S. abuse of prisoners at Guantanamo, because of a history of Journal cooperation with the CIA, because Pearl is a Jew? Through it all, Mariane is clearheaded, direct, and determined to do whatever she can, whatever it takes, to get her husband back.
Meet Joe Black ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
Death appears to claim a wealthy media mogul who bargains for more time, during which Death falls in love with the man's daughter.
Spy game ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.
Seven years in Tibet ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
Heinrich Harrer is an Austrian national and a Nazi sympathizer. He leaves Austria in 1939 to climb a mountain in the Himalayas. Through a series of circumstances (including POW camp), he and fellow climber Peter Aufschnaiter become the only two foreigners in the Tibetan holy city of Lhasa. There, Heinrich's life changes forever as he becomes a close confidant to the young Dalai Lama.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
John and Jane Smith are a married couple who are beginning to get bored with their quiet domestic life. What they don't know, however, is that they are both assassins, secretly traveling around the world and killing for hire. But their separate lives are about to collide when the discover they are each other's next target.
Interview with the vampire the vampire chronicles ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
A vampire with a conscience, Lestat (Cruise), tells an unbelieving journalist the story of how he lured a young aristocrat (Pitt) into the immortality of the damned.
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Pitt, William Bradley.
Pitt, William Bradley, 1963-
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