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Fishburne, Laurence 1961-

Overview
Works: 524 works in 1,730 publications in 12 languages and 67,760 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Military history  Fiction  Television programs  Biography  Case studies  War films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Narrator, Interviewee, Performer, Host, Director, Scenarist, Production personnel, Former owner, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Laurence Fishburne
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 4,656 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 Andy Wachowski ( Visual )
126 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 4,510 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 Keanu Reeves ( Visual )
88 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,151 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 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy's teenage daughter, Katie, has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quiet life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
The Civil War by Ken Burns ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 2,508 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
Akeelah and the bee by Starbucks Entertainment ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De elfjarige Akeelah, die opgroeit in een achterstandswijk in Los Angeles, heeft een enorm goed taalgevoel dat haar brengt tot de Nationale Spellingsfinales van 's werelds grootste spellingsevenement. Haar succes zorgt voor een gevoel van trots in haar buurt en brengt de mensen nader tot elkaar
Othello by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,495 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 matrix revolutions by Lana Wachowski ( Visual )
81 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,456 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
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,072 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 )
30 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,043 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
The Tuskegee airmen by Robert Markowitz ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,766 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
21 by Columbia Pictures ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,718 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
Man of steel by Henry Cavill ( Visual )
20 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,700 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
Bobby by Emilio Estevez ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,508 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
Fantastic 4 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,407 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
Searching for Bobby Fischer by Steven Zaillian ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This heart-warming film is based on the true story of a young boy who is a chess prodigy and his father, who attempts to walk the fine line between encouraging his son's talent, and preserving the love they have for each other
Miss Evers' boys ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,286 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 )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,187 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 1,167 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
Ride along by Ice Cube ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,162 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
 
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Fishburne, Lawrence III (1961- ).
Languages
English (564)
German (38)
Spanish (31)
French (27)
Multiple languages (14)
Italian (11)
Chinese (3)
Turkish (2)
Japanese (1)
Swedish (1)
Catalan (1)
Dutch (1)
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