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Cobbs, Bill

Works: 169 works in 456 publications in 4 languages and 20,339 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Romance films  Fantasy films  Melodrama  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Bill Cobbs
Most widely held works by Bill Cobbs
Night at the museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

43 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 3,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. He applies for a job at the Museum of Natural History and is assigned as a night guard. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse has caused the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life
The ultimate gift by Twentieth Century Fox( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive 'the ultimate gift', with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be
Air Bud by Walt Disney( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Josh Framm finds himself in a new city with no friends, he's too shy to try out for the basketball team. However, he meets Buddy, a runaway golden retriever with the ability to score baskets
Get low by Aaron Schneider( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,449 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 Mick Jackson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel Marron is a superstar at her peak whose life is threatened by one of her fans. She hires a professional security agent who never lets his guard down; but her glamorous life often puts her at risk and there's friction between them when each expects to be in charge
Enough by Michael Apted( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slim's idyllic life is destroyed when she discovers her husband's hidden, abusive dark side. Now she must fight back to protect the life of her child and show him that she's had enough!
The Derby stallion by Bill Cobbs( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 935 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 by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 885 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 great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 876 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 ultimate life( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 738 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
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to devalue the stock and make money, the board of directors of Hudsucker Industries hire a mail clerk to run the company. However, he does the unimaginable and invents a brilliant idea ... something that captures the imagination of an entire nation
The brother from another planet by John Sayles( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 463 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
Decoration day( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an estranged black friend refuses the Congressional Medal of Honor for service during World War II, retired judge Albert Finch, still mourning the death of his wife, tries to find out why and in the process solves a mystery, heals his friendship, saves a marriage, and falls in love
Hope floats by Sandra Bullock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuando el marido y la mejor amiga de Birdee Pruitt le revelan su infidelidad en un show por televisión nacional, Birdee y su hija regresan al pequeño pueblo que habían dejado. Cuando madre y hija se adaptan a sus nuevas vidas, Birdee recupera paulatinamente las fuerzas para abrir su corazón y encontrar nuevamente la esperanza
Dear secret Santa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 263 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?
Ed( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and French and held by 256 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
The ultimate legacy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-absorbed young man is challenged to grow a conscience and change his ways in order to receive an inheritance from his grandmother
Of mind and music( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 254 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
Always outnumbered, always outgunned by Michael Apted( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 250 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
Lukewarm( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 237 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?
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Alternative Names
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Μπιλ Κομπς

Билл Коббс

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ביל קובס

ביל קובס שחקן אמריקאי

بيل كوبس ممثل أمريكي

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English (217)

Spanish (5)

French (3)

German (1)