WorldCat Identities

Cooper, Chris 1951-

Works: 144 works in 1,070 publications in 9 languages and 59,601 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Children's films  War films  Biographical films  Crime films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Chris Cooper
Most widely held works by Chris Cooper
The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( Visual )

111 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason 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 Jeff Bridges( Visual )

56 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,571 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 Joe Johnston( Visual )

42 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,162 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 )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,133 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 )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination and 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 and runs away from home when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him. 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
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,677 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
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,622 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
The Muppets by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( Visual )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,323 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
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( Visual )

54 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,319 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
August: Osage County by John Wells( Visual )

30 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,187 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 Vince Vaughn( Visual )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric O'Neill komt als nieuweling bij de FBI en raakt meteen betrokken bij een grote Amerikaanse spionagezaak. Van hogerhand moet hij zijn nieuwe FBI-baas in de gaten houden en komt erachter dat deze man een belangrijke spion voor de Russen is
The Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,695 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."
Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

52 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,650 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 )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,504 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." -- Back cover
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 )

48 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,489 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 )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,380 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 Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,328 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
Thousand pieces of gold by Nancy Kelly( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a young Chinese woman torn from her homeland and forced to survive in frontier America. An innocent woman in an Idaho mining town's thriving bordello, Lalu rebels and pays a terrible price for her fight against racism and sexism. Wagered as a piece of property, Lalu is handed over to her new owner, Charlie, who opens the door to a whole new life for Lalu--and for himself
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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-

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