Most widely held works about Harvey Keitel
Most widely held works by Harvey Keitel
National treasure ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 2,124 libraries worldwide
Since his childhood, Benjamin Franklin Gates has known that he is a descendant of a long line of people whose job it has been to guard a treasure hidden by the Founding Fathers. They hid clues to its whereabouts in the country's currency and on the back of the Declaration of Independence. Now, Ben has learned of a plot to steal the Declaration, and has only one option: he has to steal it himself. Even if he pulls off this monumental task, keeping the treasure safe is still going to be incredibly hard, especially since the FBI now knows of his plans.
Taxi driver ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,939 libraries worldwide
A New York cab driver is driven to obsession when he attempts to save a teenage prostitute and embarks on a violent rampage against a world of filth and corruption.
National treasure. Book of secrets ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,757 libraries worldwide
When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben Gates' great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The page is one of 18 pages missing from Booth's diary. When doing more research, the conspiracy takes Ben, Abigail, and Riley from Buckingham Palace to the White House - both places they break into - and even stealing a page from a secret book. But in order to see more from the book, their choice is either get elected president or kidnap the President of the United States. So, Ben kidnaps the president. The conspiracy then crosses to Mount Rushmore. Now, Ben will have to clear his family's name so they will no longer be linked to the assassination.
Pulp fiction ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,660 libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Mean streets ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,331 libraries worldwide
Charlie, a 27-year-old, tries to work his way up the bottom rungs of organized crime's ladder. Amy Robinson is Teresa, the girlfriend Charlie's family declares "unsuitable" because she has epilepsy.
U-571 ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the nazis' top-secret decoding device). When their own ship is destroyed, they must secretly make their way through hostile waters in a severely damaged Nazi U-boat to safety with the device.
Reservoir dogs ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,243 libraries worldwide
"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is [an undercover police officer]. But which one?" -- Container.
The last temptation of Christ ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
In this controversial movie, Jesus, as both fully human and fully divine, is viewed as free of sin but subject to all temptations, including sexual ones.
Pulp fiction ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
Clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers.
The piano ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,224 libraries worldwide
A young mute woman and her child travel to New Zealand in the 1800s for an arranged marriage to a farmer there. After the marriage she meets another man, and the competition for her love begins. Only one of the men realizes that her affections can only be won through her beloved piano.
The piano ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
A young mute woman and her child travel to New Zealand in the 1800s for an arranged marriage to a farmer. After the marriage she meets another man, and the competition for her love begins. Just one of the men realizes that her affections can only be won through her beloved piano.
Thelma & Louise ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
Thelma is an abused and neglected wife, while her friend Louise is a bitter, hard-edged waitress. The two decide to take a brief vacation to escape the drudgery of their everyday lives. Immediately, they run into trouble, as Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma in the parking lot of a country bar.
Red dragon ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
Will Graham is an FBI agent who brought Hannibal Lecter to justice; however, his confrontation with Lecter proved to be a bloody, near-death experience. Retiring from the Bureau, he moves to Florida. However, a particularly grisly killer is on the loose, and Jack, Graham's one-time mentor at the Bureau, asks him to return to duty to find him. "The Tooth Fairy" is a vicious murderer who kills entire families at once, covering the eyes of his victims with bits of a shattered mirror.
Little Fockers ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Greg Focker has finally begun to earn the respect of his ex-CIA father-in-law, Jack Byrnes but one important test still lies ahead: will Greg prove that he has what it takes to be the family's next 'Godfocker', or will the circle of trust be broken for good?
Thelma & Louise ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 934 libraries worldwide
Unhappy housewife Thelma and her wise-cracking waitress friend Louise decide to take a break from their lives. They embark on a trip that leads to a tragic incident at a roadside honky tonk. In an instant, their weekend getaway becomes just that as they flee across the American southwest with the police a step behind.
Bugsy ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 751 libraries worldwide
Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was a ruthless mobster who had it all, and then met a woman who wanted more. Their love affair was passionate, tempestuous and ultimately tragic.
Reservoir dogs ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 723 libraries worldwide
"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is a police informer. But which one?"--Container.
Rising sun ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
A Los Angeles cop is called in to investigate the murder of a prostitute in the boardroom of a Japanese-owned company, only to discover a "shadow world" of futuristic technology, ancient ways and confusing loyalties.
Smoke ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Episodic story, divided into five chapters, each bearing the name of a character; main characters appear in most chapters. Most of the characters are connected by the fact that they hang out or work at the Brooklyn Cigar Store, where they tell stories and smoke a lot. Chapters explore the interpersonal relationships between this large and diverse group of characters.
From dusk till dawn ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 623 libraries worldwide
From dusk till dawn: The notorious Gekko Brothers, Seth and Richard, are on the run and headed for Mexico to meet with the mysterious "Carlos." Their simple bank robbery ended up killing multiple Texas Rangers. They hijack the mobile home of Minister Jacob Fuller and his family to ensure their safe passage. Their appointed destination is a neon-covered topless bar catering to bikers and truckers who've wandered off the beaten path. Everything seems fine until the bar's staff, band, and patrons turn out to be vampires!
Action and adventure films Adventure and adventurers Assassination Boxers (Sports) Buckingham Palace (London, England) California--Los Angeles Child prostitutes Comedy films Comedy films Conspiracies Criminals Cultural property Declaration of Independence (United States) Diaries Drama Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Fugitives from justice Gangster films Gangster films Gangsters Germany Homicide investigation Jesus Christ Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865 Love Mafia Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Motion pictures Murder for hire Mute persons New York (State)--New York New Zealand Official secrets Pianists South Dakota--Mount Rushmore National Memorial Taxicab drivers Thieves Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired White House (Washington, D.C.) World War (1939-1945)
Keitel, Harvey, 1931-
Multiple languages (64)
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Greek, Modern (10)
Greek, Ancient (1)
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