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Cooper, Chris 1951-

Overview
Works: 158 works in 1,008 publications in 9 languages and 57,591 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,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Chris Cooper
 
Most widely held works by Chris Cooper
The Bourne ultimatum by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

96 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,773 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 Laura Hillenbrand( Visual )

55 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,532 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 3,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Homer Hickam Jr., a high school student in rural West Virginia, who seemed destined to repeat his father's harsh life in the coal mines, until he turned his attention to the skies
The patriot by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hero of the French and Indian conflict 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
American beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When midlife crisis hits, Lester Burnham's fascination with a young girl spurs him to make some major changes in his life
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a career CIA operative, Bob Barnes begins to uncover the disturbing truth about the work he has devoted his life to. An up-and-coming oil broker, Bryan Woodman faces an unimaginable family tragedy and finds redemption in his partnership with idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir al-Subaai. Corporate lawyer, Bennett Holiday faces a moral dilemma as he finesses the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies Across the globe, a disenfranchised Wasim Khan, a Pakistani teenager, falls prey to the recruiting efforts of a charismatic cleric. Each plays their small part in the vast and complex system that powers the industry, unaware of the explosive impact their lives will have upon the world
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,642 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 )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Halcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the prisoners, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for 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 2,317 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 2,295 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 )

28 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,157 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 1,973 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 Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doug ve ekibinin banka soygununda üzerlerine kimse yoktur; hem acımasız hem de dikkatlidirler. Soydukları son bankanın müdiresiyle aynı mahallede oturduklarını öğrendikten sonra kaçınılmaz olan gerçekleşir ve Doug, kadına aşık olur. Claire, onun soyguncu olduğundan şüphelenmezken Doug'ın kardeşi kadar yakın suç ortağı Jem, kuşku içindedir. Doug, iki taraftan birine ihanet etmeden bir seçim yapamayacaktır
Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

47 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love
The Tempest by Julie Taymor( Visual )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,634 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."--Container
Remember me by Allen Coulter( Visual )

29 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,498 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 1,490 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 1,468 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 1,384 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 this tale of the bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920's
Jarhead by Sam Mendes( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,321 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
 
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Where the wild things are
Alternative Names
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

כריס קופר

كريس كوبر

کریس کوپر (بازیگر) بازیگر آمریکایی

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クリス・クーパー

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