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Paxton, Bill

Works: 261 works in 1,258 publications in 8 languages and 50,803 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Disaster films  Sports films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Director, Interviewee, Performer, Author, Producer, Other, Contributor, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Bill Paxton
Most widely held works by Bill Paxton
Titanic by James Cameron( Visual )

52 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people from different worlds meet and fall in love on the brief, tragic maiden voyage of the grand ocean liner "Titanic."
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard( Visual )

110 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story. Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home
Edge of tomorrow by Tom Cruise( Visual )

44 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inexperienced soldier relives a single day repeatedly, dying violently each time, as he slowly learns how to defeat the alien creatures that have invaded Earth
Nightcrawler by Dan Gilroy( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling, where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents
Million Dollar Arm( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and French and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JB Bernstein is a once-successful sports agent who may have to close his business. To save it, he comes up with an idea so radical it just might work. Setting off for Mumbai, JB stages a televised, nationwide competition called 'Million Dollar Arm' where two young finalists emerge as winners. JB brings them back to the US with a goal: get them signed as pitchers to a major league team. While the boys learn the game, they teach JB the meaning of teamwork and commitment, and JB finds a family
Hatfields & McCoys by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the historic feud between two families living along the Tug Fork River on the border between West Virginia and Kentucky in the late 1800s
The greatest game ever played by Mark Frost( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1913 U.S. Open golf championship-- at which two equally sympathetic young men, both of whom grew up economically and socially disadvantaged, go club to club in one of the most exciting and dramatic athletic events of the 20th century
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifteen-foot-tall Central African gorilla is brought to America to save him from poachers. But his notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past
A simple plan by , Sam Raimi( Visual )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers and a friend find a corpse and a bag of money in the Minnesota woods. They decide to keep the money a secret from the police but this eventually results in deceit, mistrust and then murder
The Terminator by James Cameron( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2029, giant super-computers dominate the planet and to destroy man's future by changing the past, they send an indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to kill a woman whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope. Can Sarah Connor protect herself from this unstoppable menace?
Frailty( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Meiks brothers, Fenton and Adam, have an idyllic relationship with their father. Their world is turned upside-down when their father suddenly announces that he has been visited by an angel who entrusted him with the holy mission of destroying "demons". Now, years after terrorizing a small Texas community, the God's Hand Killer has returned - leaving in his wake a perplexing trail of fear and death
Big love by Rodrigo García( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and French and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een geslaagde zakenman in Utah heeft veel moeite om zijn drie vrouwen en hun zeven kinderen tevreden te houden
True lies( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marital problems arise for an international spy, who works for a top-secret government agency while pretending to be a computer salesman, and his wife. Together they, and their daughter, foil the schemes of terrorists and rescue their marriage
U-571( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
Bil Pakston

Bill Paxton acteur américain

Bill Paxton aktor i reżyser amerykański

Bill Paxton Amerikaans filmacteur

Bill Paxton amerikansk skuespiller

Bill Paxton attore statunitense

Bill Paxton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Gulielmus Paxton

Lautrec, Pete

Lautrec, Pete 1955-

Le Trek, Peter 1955-

LeTrek, Peter

LeTrek, Peter 1955-

Paxton, William.

Paxton, William 1955-

Μπιλ Πάξτον

Бил Пакстон

Бил Пакстън

Билл Пэкстон

Білл Пекстон

Բիլլ Փեքսթոն

ביל פקסטון

بيل باكستن

بیل پاکستون تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

بیڵ پاکستن

บิล แพกซ์ตัน

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Apollo 13The greatest game ever playedMighty Joe YoungA simple planThe TerminatorFrailtyBig love