WorldCat Identities

Cooper, Chris 1951-

Works: 265 works in 1,587 publications in 7 languages and 66,763 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Historical films  Juvenile works  Children's films  War films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Chris Cooper
Most widely held works by Chris Cooper
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( Visual )

59 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,513 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
The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( Visual )

119 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,404 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
The patriot by Chris Cooper( Visual )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hero of the fierce French and Indian conflict, Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. But when the British arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger what he holds dear, Martin takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel, and leads a brave rebel Militia into battle against a relentless and overwhelming English army. In the process, he discovers the only way to protect his family is to fight for a young nation's freedom."--Back of container
American Beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )

65 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,855 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 Oliver Knussen( Visual )

43 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,732 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 )

37 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,681 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 Holcomb, 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 convicted killers, 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
October Sky by Homer H Hickam( Visual )

42 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,594 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 Muppets by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( Visual )

51 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,336 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 Nicolas Cage( Visual )

52 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sexually frustrated screenwriter is having trouble adapting a bestselling novel about orchids into a movie. He places himself into the story to try to make it more interesting
August: Osage County by Julia Roberts( Visual )

43 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,247 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
Cars 3 by Owen Wilson( Visual )

37 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn't through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing's biggest stage!
Breach by Billy Ray( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,977 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
The Tempest by Julie Taymor( Visual )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,668 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
The Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he plans a job that could result in his gang's biggest score ever, a longtime thief plans a way out of the life and the town while dodging the FBI agent looking to bring him and his bank-robbing crew down
The kingdom by Peter Berg( Visual )

45 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,533 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
The company men by John Wells( Visual )

40 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,501 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
Remember me by Allen Coulter( Visual )

32 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,470 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
Jarhead by Sam Mendes( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,407 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
Matewan by John Sayles( Visual )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2019 in English and held by 1,376 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
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Where the wild things are
The Bourne identityThe patriotAmerican BeautySyrianaWhere the wild things areCapoteOctober SkyAdaptationMatewan
Alternative Names
Chris Cooper acteur américain

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Cooper, Chris

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Cooper, Christopher (Energy specialist)

Cooper Christopher W.

Cooper, Christopher W. 1951-

Kris Kuper

Κρις Κούπερ

Крис Купер

Крис Купър

Кріс Купер

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כריס קופר

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كريس كوبر

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