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Williamson, Mykelti

Overview
Works: 131 works in 302 publications in 4 languages and 19,463 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mykelti Williamson
 
Most widely held works by Mykelti Williamson
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )
52 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
August Rush by Kirsten Sheridan( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square. They are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York City and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth
Ali by Michael Mann( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali, which focuses on the ten-year period of 1964-1974. In that time, the brash, motor-mouthed athlete quickly dominates his sport, meets and marries his first wife, converts to Islam (changing his name from Cassius Clay), and defies the United States government by refusing to submit to military conscription for duty in Vietnam. His world heavyweight champion title thus stripped from him entirely for political reasons, the champ sets about to win back his crown, culminating in a legendary unification bout against George Foreman in Zaire, dubbed the "Rumble in the Jungle."
Heat by Michael Mann( Visual )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vincent Hanna is a brilliant L.A. cop. following the trail from a deadly armed robbery to a crew headed by master thief Neil McCauley. The trouble is, McCauley's expertise is at least equal to Hanna's
Three kings by David O Russell( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising
Justified ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Season three introduces a new main villain, Robert Quarles of Detroit. The parent criminal organization connected to the Frankfort mafia has exiled Quarles to Kentucky. Quarles begins to muscle in on the local criminals, successfully supplanting them until Raylan begins investigating. Simultaneously, Dickie Bennett, the lone survivor of the Bennett clan, seeks the aid of the black residents of Noble's Holler and their leader Ellstin Limehouse in recovering his inheritance
Buffalo soldiers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fact-based story about the all-black U.S. Cavalry Troop H, which protected the Western territories in post-Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops' attempts to capture an Apache warrior, Vittorio, who slaughters the settlers in New Mexico. The film examines the racial tensions that existed between the black soldiers and some of the white soldiers, and the truths about the Indian invaders
After the sunset by Brett Ratner( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two master thieves are finally retiring after one last incredibly succesful heist. Moving to the Bahamas to reside in their own tropical paradise, the pair's old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is a ocean liner called the "Diamond Cruise" and Stan is convinced that they're not really retired at all, and that this is just the next set up. While Lola is busy settling into their new life, Max is contemplating whether or not to steal the famous Napoleon diamond
24 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hang on for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime as Jack Bauer unveils darker secrets, faces deadlier conspiracies, and is thrust into more extreme action than ever before! As Day Eight unfolds, Bauer races against the clock to prevent the assassination of a Middle Eastern leader on a vital peace-making mission. Meanwhile, a deadly terrorist threat against New York City intensifies and builds toward an explosive climax
Final destination by James Wong( Visual )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strong violent/gruesome accidents, language, and a scene of sexuality
ATL ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
ATL refers to the airport designation for Atlanta. That's where orphaned 17-year-old Rashad lives with his younger brother Anton and uncle George. They're poor like most Southside families, but they're making ends meet, caring for each other and forging life-long friendships with guys like the smart, ambitious Esquire, transplanted New Yorker Brooklyn, and likable homeboy Teddy. On Sunday nights they hang at the Cascade roller rink where the guys try to impress the girls with their latest moves. As these four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This story based on the best selling novel by Terry McMillan follows the lives of four African-American women as they try to deal with their very lives. Friendship becomes the strongest bond between these women as men, careers, and families take them in different directions. Often light-hearted this movie speaks about some of the problems and struggles the modern women face in today's world.--Written by David Adrine"-- http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114885/ (as viewed on June 5, 2012
Soul of the game ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film features the story of three famous baseball players of the 40s, when for the first time a black player took the field
Species II mating season begins by Peter Medak( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Just when you thought the threat of alien colonization was over ... the deadliest species from deep space is back and more menacing than ever before
12 angry men by Reginald Rose( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man's fate lies in the hands of 12 men from all walks of life, each with his own agenda, fears and personal demons. Fortunately, this is an open-and-shut case--or is it?
Have a little faith ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mitch Albom has a pretty great life. He lives in Detroit and is happily married, he's an award-winning sportswriter, a must-read newspaper columnist, a screenwriter, a radio and television broadcaster. Then two men come into his life, and he realizes something's missing. Rabbi Albert Lewis presides over a thriving synagogue in a comfortable New Jersey suburb, and pastor Henry Covington, a recovering drug user and dealer, preaches to the poor and homeless in a crumbling Detroit inner-city church
Spinning into butter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vicious hate crime at an elite New England college thrusts the new dean of students into the investigation. When charged with maintaining order on campus, she is forced to examine her own feelings about race. Based on the critically acclaimed play, a compelling movie that examines the emotional fallout of prejudice within the cloistered walls of academia
Holiday heart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Holiday heart" is a poignant heartfelt drama about how love can overcome addiction and prejudice
Having our say the Delany sisters' first one hundred years ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holding dear to their family and faith, Sadie and Bessie survive and surmount segregation. Sadie's quiet determination leads her to become the first African-American home-ec teacher in New York City. The outspoken Bessie becomes the city's second black dentist. An interview with Sadie (103 years old) and Bessie Delaney (101 years old)
High school ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The day after valedictorian Henry Burke (Matt Bush) takes his very first hit of the chronic, his school principal (Michael Chiklis) institutes mandatory drug tests for all students. Henry has two options: fail and lose his college scholarship, or team up with his stoner friend Breaux (Sean Marquette) to beat the system. After all, if everyone fails the drug test, then no one will be expelled, right? What could possibly go wrong when you steal a psycho drug dealer's stash to get the whole school high?"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Williamson, Michael T.
Williamson Mikel T.
Williamson, Mikel T. 1960-
Williamson Mykel T.
Williamson, Mykel T. 1960-
Languages
English (148)
German (4)
Italian (1)
Portuguese (1)
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