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Cooper, Chris 1951-

Overview
Works: 154 works in 1,010 publications in 9 languages and 57,807 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  War films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Comedy films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Chris Cooper
 
Most widely held works by Chris Cooper
The Bourne ultimatum by Doug Liman( Visual )

100 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourne, is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( Visual )

55 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A half-blind ex-prizefighter and mustang breaker team up with a millionaire and his rough-hewn, undersized horse, Seabiscuit. The men bring Seabiscuit to incredible heights, helping to turn a long shot into a legend. Eventually, Seabiscuit earns Horse of the Year honors in 1938
October sky by Homer H Hickam( Visual )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of a young boy growing up in Coalwood, West Virginia during the 1950's, who dreams of building rockets
The patriot by Chris Cooper( Visual )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hero of the French and Indian conflict, Benjamin Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. However, when British troops arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger his family, he takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel
American Beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shocking journey through life in suburban America. Lester Burnham and his marriage slowly unravel in this bizarre story of self-discovery
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night of November 14, 1959, in Holcomb, Kansas, a farmhouse is broken into by Perry Smith and Dick Hickock. With a 'no witness' policy, they murder the entire family. Truman Capote, a popular writer for The New Yorker, learns about the horrific and senseless murder. Inspired by the story material, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to Holcomb to do research for an article. As Capote digs deeper into the story, he decides to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, 'In Cold Blood.' He arranges extensive interviews with Smith and Hickock, especially with Smith, a man with a troubled history. As he works on his book, Capote feels some compassion for Smith and helps the duo get a new lawyer. However, that feeling deeply conflicts with his need to finished his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( Visual )

52 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
The Muppets by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( Visual )

30 editions published in 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation in Los Angeles, Walter and his friends try to raise ten million dollars to save the Muppet Theater from Tex Richman, a business man who wants to demolish the theater in order to drill for oil
August: Osage County by John Wells( Visual )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
Breach by Billy Ray( Visual )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eric O'Neill is promoted from a low-level surveillance job into the headquarters of the FBI, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of reality. He is hand picked to work for the renowned operative Robert Hanssen within "information assurance," a new division created to protect all classified FBI intelligence. Eric quickly discovers the true reason for his hire: Hanssen is the sole subject of a long-term, top-secret investigation, a suspected mole made all the more dangerous by the sheer global import of the information he is charged with protecting. The Bureau asks Eric to slowly draw the traitor out of deep cover
The Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Alors qu'il organise le casse du siècle, l'un des braqueurs les plus respectés de Boston veut essayer de changer de vie. Le FBI aux trousses, le gang est alors face à une véritable course contre la montre."
The Tempest by Julie Taymor( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This modern retelling of William Shakespeare's final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical, and magical fantasy. Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge. Includes bonus features
Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

46 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love
Remember me by Allen Coulter( Visual )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 2001, New York college student Tyler is still feeling lost from the tragedy that has strained his relationship with his father when he meets Ally, a girl who understands his pain. The last thing Tyler's looking for is love, but through their passionate relationship, he finds new possibilities for happiness. It's an unforgettable story about the power of the heart, the strength of family, and the importance of treasuring every day of one's life
The company men by John Wells( Visual )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby Walker is living the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law that does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps there is more to life
The kingdom by Peter Berg( Visual )

42 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrorist bomb detonates inside a Western housing compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, causing an international incident to ignite. FBI Special Agent Ronald Fleury quickly assembles an elite team and negotiates a secret five-day trip into Saudi Arabia to locate the madman behind the bombing. Fleury and his team discover that the Saudi authorities are suspicious and unwelcoming of the Americans into what they consider a local matter. The agents find their expertise worthless without the trust of their Saudi counterparts. Luckily, the agents find a partner in Saudi Colonel Al-Ghazi, who helps them navigate royal politics and helps unlock the secrets of the crime scene and the workings of an extremist cell bent on further destruction
Matewan by John Sayles( Visual )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A labor leader seeking to organize the workers of a company town sets off a powderkeg of racial hostility, corruption, and betrayal in a bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920's
Jarhead by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows "Swoff," a third-generation Marine enlistee, from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, sporting a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. There is no cover from intolerable heat or from the Iraqi soldiers, who are always potentially just over the next horizon. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully understand. Sergeant Sykes, a Marine lifer, heads up the scout/sniper platoon, while Troy, Swoff's friend and mentor, is a die-hard member of STA - the elite Marine Unit
 
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Chris Cooper acteur américain

Chris Cooper aktor amerykański

Chris Cooper Amerikaans filmacteur

Chris Cooper attore statunitense

Chris Cooper US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Cooper, Chris

Cooper, Christopher W. 1951-

Kris Kuper

Крис Купер

Крис Купър

Кріс Купер

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كريس كوبر

کریس کوپر (بازیگر) بازیگر آمریکایی

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クリス・クーパー

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