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Gooding, Cuba Jr 1968-

Overview
Works: 288 works in 934 publications in 7 languages and 46,638 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Gangster films  Police films  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Interviewee, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cuba Gooding
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )
40 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,981 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
As good as it gets by James L Brooks( Visual )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 2,959 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
Jerry Maguire by Cameron Crowe( Visual )
76 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sports agent suddenly discovers his scruples and promptly loses his job. But with the help of one loyal colleague and one outrageous client, he learns that loving well is the best revenge
Radio by Michael Tollin( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,303 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
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )
40 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie, kills herself and goes to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,103 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 )
36 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born In 1931 to sharecropper parents, Carl Brashear decides to join the Navy. After watching the heroics of Billy Sunday, the White son of a sharecropper, Carl determines to become the Navy's first African-American diver. At the Bayonne, N.J., divers' training camp, Sunday is his instructor, and Brashear must endure hazing that verges on murderous. With Sunday and the camp's commander dead set against Brashear's graduating, he will have to use his physical prowess and steely determination to see him through. Carl and Billy's paths cross again when each needs rehabilitation - one from an injury, the other from bitterness
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton( Visual )
43 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,068 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 butler ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,838 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
Snow dogs by Buena Vista( Visual )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,835 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 crusty mountain man who wants the dogs for himself
Home on the range by Will Finn( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This sing-along is jam packed with some of kids all-time favorite songs like The Farmer in the Dell, Old MacDonald Had a Farm, Oh, Susannah, and many more from the Home on the Range animated movie
Red tails ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,790 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"--Container
Outbreak by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,331 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." -- Back of container
Rat race by Jerry Zucker( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All-star comedy cast brings laughs when a casino tycoon gives six money-crazed contestants the chance to win $2 million in a race from Las Vegas to New Mexico
The Tuskegee airmen by Robert Markowitz( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,230 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 1,123 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 Cuba Gooding( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,031 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 985 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 )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 974 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
Machete kills by Danny Trejo( Visual )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his latest mission, Machete is recruited by the U.S. President to stop a crazed global terrorist who is planning to start a nuclear war. Meanwhile, Machete has a bounty on his head, and he faces death from a series of deadly assassins
 
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Alternative Names
Gooding, Cuba 1968-
Gooding, Cuba 1968- Junior
Gooding, Cuba Jr
Gooding Cuba Jr. 1968-....
Gooding, Cuba Junior 1968-
Gooding(Jr.), Cuba 1968-
Languages
English (380)
Spanish (14)
German (6)
French (6)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (4)
Turkish (2)
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