WorldCat Identities

Paymer, David

Works: 159 works in 496 publications in 7 languages and 27,354 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Legal films  History  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about David Paymer
Most widely held works by David Paymer
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship, La Amistad, is seized, these captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. Based on a true story
The American president by Rob Reiner( Visual )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Shepherd is a consummate politician and a man of integrity, who also happens to be a widower, ready to start dating again. He is swept off his feet by Sydney Ellen Wade. His critics rant that it is immoral and his friends proclaim that it's romantic, but one thing is certain, all that stands between true love and re-election is the approval of the American public
In good company by Paul Weitz( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful middle-aged ad executive suddenly find himself working for a young hotshot half his age, who also develops a romantic interest in his daughter
The hurricane by Norman Jewison( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The Sixteenth Round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence
Alex & Emma by Rob Reiner( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in trouble. In order to get the loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or end up dead. To help him complete his manuscript, he hires stenographer, Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited, yet intriguing input, begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art
Payback by Brian Helgeland( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Gibson is Porter, a career criminal bent on revenge after his partners in a street heist betray him
Mighty Joe Young by En de wu de( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,059 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
Drag me to Hell by Sam Raimi( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and French and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christine Brown (Lohman) is an ambitious L.A. loan officer. She is on a desperate quest to break an evil curse. Professor Clay Dalton (Long) is her charming boyfriend. Life is good until the mysterious Mrs. Ganush (Raver) arrives at the bank to beg for an extension on her home loan. Christine denies the extension to impress her boss and get a leg-up on a promotion, shaming Mrs. Ganush and dispossessing her of her home. Christine then finds herself the target of a supernatural curse, which turns her life into a living hell
Quiz Show by Robert Redford( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and German and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting look behind the scenes at the thrills and high-stakes competition of TV's hottest big-money game show! But fame and fortune become a hotbed of scandal when a Washington investigation uncovers corruption beneath the quiz show's glittering facade. The scandal implicates both the wildly popular champion and the disgruntled ex-champ
State and Main by David Mamet( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to save money on production costs, a movie production crew moves into a small town in Vermont. The crew soon discovers that their much needed "prop" has burned down, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take off her top and the locals want a piece of the action
Bounce( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buddy Amaral is a smooth-talking, skirt-chasing ad exec who is enjoying his high-powered career. Then, a sudden twist of fate changes everything and leads him into the life of Abby Janello, with whom he eventually falls head-over-heels in love
Warm springs by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Franklin D. Roosevelt's pre-presidency days, from being diagnosed with polio, through rehabilitation in Warm Springs, to his nomination of Al Smith for Democratic Presidential candidate in 1928
Resurrecting the champ( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erik Kernan is an up-and-coming sports reporter who rescues a homeless man only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect the Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster, so when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down and out filmmakerHarry Zimm, he talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Everything would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it were't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone
Redbelt by David Mamet( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jujitsu master becomes corrupted by the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. When a respected jujitsu master eschews a lucrative prizefighting career in favor of opening a self-defense dojo, it appears that he has chosen a peaceful path in life. The dedicated master's fate takes an unanticipated turn, however, when he is manipulated into participating in ultimate fighting championships by a group of unscrupulous actors and fight promoters. Later, as the master is being relentlessly beaten in a dirty street fight, he connects with a high-profile action star with serious marital problems. Realizing that the only way to regain his honor is to step into the ring, he reluctantly prepares for the fight of his life
Nixon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a riveting look at the complex man whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power. His involvement in conspiracy jeopardized the nation's security and the presidency of the United States
Heart and souls( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four souls learn why they are earthbound and tied to a hard driving executive--through him, they each have one chance to resolve the unfinished business in their lives
Mr. Saturday Night by Billy Crystal( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a legendary comedian who nobody's ever heard of and his hilarious backstage climb-to-the-middle
Focus by Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Focus Productions.; Carros Pictures (Firm)( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the height of World War II, this story follows the lives of a Brooklyn man and his wife as they become the victims of their bigoted community, who mistakenly believe them to be Jewish
The long way home by Mark Jonathan Harris( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary traces the stories of courage in the years between the end of World War II and the formation of the state of Israel. Includes archival footage, original broadcasts and personal testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust
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Alternative Names
David Paymer acteur et cinéaste américain

David Paymer aktor amerykański

David Paymer Amerikaans acteur

David Paymer amerikansk skådespelare

David Paymer amerikansk skodespelar

David Paymer amerikansk skuespiller

David Paymer attore e regista statunitense

David Paymer US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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