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Gooding, Cuba Jr 1968-

Works: 256 works in 880 publications in 9 languages and 43,686 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Gangster films  Fiction  Police films  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Recipient, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Cuba Gooding
As good as it gets by James L Brooks ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 2,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his neighbor Simon is hospitalized, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. And that unexpected act of kindness--along with waitress Carol Connelly--helps put Melvin back in the human race
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever
Jerry Maguire by Cameron Crowe ( Visual )
72 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sports agent suddenly discovers his scruples and loses his job. But with the help of one loyal collegue and one outrageous client, Jerry Maguire learns that loving well is the best revenge
Radio by Michael Tollin ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the relationship between a prominent high school football coach in a small South Carolina town and the illiterate, mentally-challenged man nicknamed Radio whom he mentors. Although their friendship raises some eyebrows at first, Radio's growth under the coach's guidance ultimately inspires the local townsfolk
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,081 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
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
American gangster by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
Men of honor by George Tillman ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The courageous story of an African-American sailor who dared to dream of becoming a U.S. Navy Master Diver. Despite a ruthless training officer and a tragic shipboard accident, Carl's iron will is never broken. Against all odds, he pushes on to achieve the impossible
Snow dogs by Buena Vista ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being named in his birth mother's will, Miami dentist Ted Brooks travels to Alaska to claim the inheritance, her team of sled dogs; Now he must learn how to race them or give them up to a mountain man who wants the dogs for himself
Home on the range by Will Finn ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trio of cows - Maggie, Mrs. Calloway and Grace - hit the high prairie to track down a cattle rustler named Alameda Slim in hopes that the reward money will save their farm. With the aid of Buck, a horse with heroic ambitions, the bovine avengers track the villain to his lair and save the day
Red tails ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky, even as they battle discrimination on the ground. Featuring jaw-dropping aerial action and thrilling special effects, Red Tails is a breathtaking tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary challenges and ultimately soared into history
Outbreak by Laurence Dworet ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dustin Hoffman plays Sam Daniels, a take-charge army virologist trying to stave off global biological meltdown. A rare killer virus from the jungles of Zaire has taken hold in a California community. Its mortality rate is 100%. And some say the only way to stop its spread is to firebomb the town and everyone in it
Lee Daniels' the butler ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Rat race by Andy Breckman ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Employs a huge ensemble of comedy stalwarts, assembled by an eccentric hotelier to race from Las Vegas to New Mexico for a $2 million jackpot. With a backstage gambling subplot, the movie has almost as many highlights as clunkers, with easy gags and traditional slapstick that will tickle anyone's old-fashioned funny bone
The Tuskegee airmen ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,161 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. Based on a true story
Gifted hands the Ben Carson story ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, who overcame problems in school and obstacles in life to become a world-renowned neurosurgeon. His lifelong journey led him to become director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, a bestselling author, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Includes behind-the-scenes, and featurettes
The Fighting Temptations by Beyoncé ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Darren is a New York ad executive who travels to a small town in the deep south after receiving word that his aunt has left him a sizable inheritance. Darren is informed that he will only receive the money if he successfully leads a local gospel choir to victory at an upcoming competition. Darren takes on the task of finding the best singers in town and forming the group. There, he meets Lilly, a single mother who not only possesses an incredible voice but also the ability to warm Darren's cold heart
Norbit by Brian Robbins ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mild-mannered Norbit has a second chance at love with his childhood sweetheart, but the one major obstacle standing in his way is jealous Rasputia, his larger-than-life wife
Daddy day camp ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Hinton and Phil Ryerson are a pair of fathers who attempt to keep their summer camp running even though they are under heavy economic strain. To whip together a group of kids who have problems following orders and to help improve their financial situation, Hinton brings in his military trained father, even though he and his father have been on the outs. Soon the campers, and the fathers, are involved in a series of adventures that will make the camp solvent, and help mend broken relationships
Instinct by Jon Turteltaub ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything in a harrowing attempt to understand the bizarre actions of this madman
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Alternative Names
Gooding, Cuba, Jr
Gooding Cuba Jr. 1968-....
Gooding, Cuba Junior 1968-
Gooding Jr., Cuba.
Gooding(Jr.), Cuba, 1968-
English (368)
Spanish (23)
French (16)
German (15)
Multiple languages (5)
Turkish (2)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
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