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Fishburne, Laurence 1961-

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Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

42 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,648 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 by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

147 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,623 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 )

91 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,175 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 )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quite life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
Akeelah and the bee by Starbucks Entertainment( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, and 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 have to overcome her insecurities, her distracting home life, and the knowledge that there is a field of more experienced and privileged fellow spellers
The matrix revolutions by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

86 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning from where "Matrix Reloaded" ended, the technologically-gifted Neo remains unconscious in the real world, his mind caught by the devious Merovingian and placed in a mysterious subway station construct. The man known as Bane is still a servant of Agent Smith, who continues to grow in power and ability. Meanwhile, the deadly sentinels are coming dangerously close to humanity's last sanctuary, the underground city of Zion. A final battle between humans and machines becomes inevitable
Othello by Oliver Parker( Visual )

42 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,501 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
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 2,459 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
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,192 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
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton( Visual )

43 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends struggle to survive in South Central Los Angeles where friendship, pain, danger and love form a true picture of life in "the hood."
Man of Steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

23 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,884 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"--Container
The Tuskegee airmen by Robert Markowitz( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering 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 were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest mission of their lives and to prove to America that courage knows no color
21 by Columbia Pictures( Visual )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,745 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
Bobby by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,511 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 that fateful night, ranging from Kennedy's campaign staff and volunteers to the hotel owner, employees such as kitchen staff, and various guests
Fantastic 4( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,439 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
Ride along by Ice Cube( Visual )

12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,369 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
Miss Evers' boys by Alfre Wood( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,301 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
TMNT by Kevin Munroe( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the defeat of their old arch nemesis, The Shredder, the Turtles have grown apart as a family. Master Splinter, their sensei, is struggling to keep them together. He becomes worried when strange things begin brewing in New York City. Tech-industrialist tycoon Max Winters revives four ancient stone warriors and enlists the help of the foot clan to help capture ancient monsters
What's love got to do with it( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The turbulent relationship of Ike and Tina Turner eventually forces Tina to leave and find the courage to believe in herself
Slavery by another name( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,143 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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Fishburne, Larry.

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Fishburne, Laurence

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