Jackson, Samuel L.
Most widely held works about Samuel L Jackson
Most widely held works by Samuel L Jackson
The war ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,551 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America.
Star wars. Episode III, Revenge of the Sith ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,015 libraries worldwide
Torn between loyalty to his mentor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the seductive powers of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker ultimately turns his back on the Jedi. This begins his complete journey to the dark side and his transformation into Darth Vader.
Star wars. Episode II, Attack of the clones ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,914 libraries worldwide
Ten years after the events of Phantom menace, Senator Padme Amidala survives an assassination attempt. The Jedi Council send Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker to protect her. After tracking the assassin, Obi-Wan is sent to Kamino to continue investigating while Anakin is sent with Amidala to Naboo, where they begin to fall in love. Obi-Wan's investigation leads to a connection between the assassination attempt and a separatist movement, which could bring the Republic to the brink of civil war.
The Incredibles ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,772 libraries worldwide
Bob and his wife Helen used to be among the world's greatest crime fighters, saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. Fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs where they live "normal" lives with their three kids, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack. Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a top secret assignment. He soon discovers that it will take a super family effort to rescue the world from total destruction.
Pulp fiction ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,663 libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Coach Carter ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,627 libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story, this inspirational account of a high school basketball coach who received high praise, and staunch criticism, for benching his entire undefeated team due to their poor academic performances.
Iron Man 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,567 libraries worldwide
Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet.
A time to kill ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice.
Unforgivable blackness the rise and fall of Jack Johnson ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,418 libraries worldwide
The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports--Heavyweight Champion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man in race-obsessed America.
Pulp fiction ( Visual )
85 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,287 libraries worldwide
Clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers.
The red violin ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched.
The other guys ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
When two mismatched NYPD detectives stumble into a seemingly dull case that no other detective wants to bother with, it turns out to be New York City's biggest crime. The two seize the opportunity to step up like the city's top cops, whom they idolize. But do these two guys have the right stuff?
Jumper ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,207 libraries worldwide
David is a Jumper who can teleport himself anywhere in the world, which creates a fun and exciting life. Things turn deadly when David finds himself pursued by a secret organization sworn to kill Jumpers. He forms an uneasy alliance with another Jumper and becomes a player in a war that has been raging for thousands of years.
Unchained memories readings from the slave narratives ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
When the Civil War ended in 1865, more than 4 million slaves were set free. By the late 1930's, 100,000 former slaves were still alive. In the midst of the Great Depression, journalists and writers traveled the country to record the memories of the last generation of African-Americans born into bondage. Over 2,000 interviews were transcribed as spoken, in the vernacular of the time, to form a unique historical record.
1408 ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
Renowned horror novelist Mike Enslin only believes what he can see with his own two eyes. After a string of bestsellers discrediting paranormal events in the most infamous haunted houses and graveyards around the world, he scoffs at the concept of an afterlife. Enslin's phantom-free run of long and lonely nights is about to change forever when he checks into suite 1408 of the notorious Dolphin Hotel for his latest project. Defying the warnings of the hotel manager, the author is the first person in years to stay in the reputedly haunted room. Now Enslin must go from skeptic to true believer, all while trying to survive the night.
Star wars. The clone wars ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
The heroic Jedi Knights struggle to maintain order and restore peace as the Clone Wars continue to sweep through the galaxy. More and more systems are falling prey to the forces of the dark side as the Galactic Republic slips further and further under the sway of the Separatists and their never-ending droid army. Anakin Skywalker and his Padawan learner Ahsoka Tano find themselves on a mission with far-reaching consequences, one that brings them face-to-face with crime lord Jabba the Hutt. But Count Dooku and his sinister agents, including the nefarious Asajj Ventress, will stop at nothing to ensure that Anakin and Ahsoka fail at their quest. Meanwhile, on the front lines of the Clone Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Master Yoda lead the massive clone army in a valiant effort to resist the forces of the dark side.
Changing lanes ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction.
Die hard with a vengeance ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day.
XXX ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
Xander is a notorious underground thrill-seeker who, until now, has been deemed untouchable by the law. But when he goes over the line with his latest stunt, he's faced with two options - either infiltrate a ruthless Russian crime ring for the government, or go to jail. Xander turns spy and now this new breed of secret agent is out to take down the enemies of justice with his own style of no-holds-barred action.
S.W.A.T ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 972 libraries worldwide
When things get too tough for the cops, the cops call on the Special Weapons and Tactics unti - better known as S.W.A.T. Two wisecracking, battle-hardened veterans team up with a pair of street smart rookies to form the most free-wheeling, but effective, S.W.A.T. team ever. Their first assignment: transport an international drug kingpin to federal custody, after he's offered $100 million to anyone who will free him.
Action and adventure films African American boxers African Americans Animated films Biography Boxers (Sports) California--Los Angeles Comedy films Criminal behavior Criminal investigation Criminals Detectives Documentary television programs Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Films Film sequels Films for the hearing impaired Gangster films Gangsters Good and evil Historical television programs History Horror films Juvenile works Kenobi, Obi-Wan (Fictitious character) Man-woman relationships New York (State)--New York Police Race relations Revenge Science fiction films Science fiction films Social aspects Star Wars films Star Wars films Superheroes Superhero films Television programs Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Vader, Darth (Fictitious character) Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War work World War (1939-1945)
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