Jolie, Angelina 1975-
Most widely held works about Angelina Jolie
Most widely held works by Angelina Jolie
Changeling ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
Working-class suburb Los Angeles, 1928. Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter, and departs for work. Arriving home, Christine discovers that Walter is nowhere to be found. Christine launches a desperate search for her son. Then, a boy claiming to be Christine's son appears out of thin air. Knowing the boy is not hers, Christine invites the child to stay in her home. Christine cannot accept the injustice being pushed upon her and continues to challenge the Los Angeles police force at every turn. The police slander Christine and paint her as an unfit mother. Christine challenges the system and the only person willing to aid her in her search is benevolent local activist Reverend Briegleb.
Beowulf ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,658 libraries worldwide
This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but a motion-capture animated film. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her, Beowulf returns to the castle and becomes king. Years pass, and all seems well. Is the age of demons finally over? Before he dies, however, Beowulf must face his past weakness and expiate his sins--if his kingdom is to survive.
The good shepherd ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,609 libraries worldwide
An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him.
Salt ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,492 libraries worldwide
As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Her efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues.
Kung fu panda ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,405 libraries worldwide
Irreverent slacker panda Po is the biggest fan of Kung Fu around ... which doesn't exactly come in handy working every day in his family's noodle shop. Unexpectedly chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy, Po's dreams become reality when he joins the world of Kung Fu and studies alongside his idols, the legendary Furious Five--Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey--under the leadership of their guru, Master Shifu. Before they know it, the vengeful and treacherous snow leopard Tai Lung is headed their way, and it's up to Po to defend everyone from the oncoming threat. Can he turn his dreams of becoming a Kung Fu master into reality? Po puts his heart - and his girth - into the task, and the unlikely hero ultimately finds that his greatest weaknesses turn out to be his greatest strengths.
Girl, interrupted ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,394 libraries worldwide
The fascinating true story of a young woman's life-altering stay at a famous psychiatric hospital in the late 1960's.
The tourist ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,342 libraries worldwide
During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, Frank unexpectedly finds himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise, an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Shark tale ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
Oscar is a lowly tongue-scrubber at the local Whale Wash, who becomes an improbable hero when he tells a great white lie. To keep his secret, Oscar teams up with an outcast vegetarian Great White shark, Lenny, and the two become the most unlikely of friends. When his lie begins to unravel, it's up to Oscar's loyal friend Angie and Lenny to help him stand up to the most feared shark in the water and find his true place in the reef.
A mighty heart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,311 libraries worldwide
On January 23, 2002, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is to fly from Karachi to Dubai with his pregnant wife, Mariane, also a reporter. On the day before, with great care, he has arranged an interview in a café with an Islamic fundamentalist cleric. When Danny doesn't return, Mariane initiates a search. Pakistani police, American embassy personnel, and the FBI examine witnesses, phone records, e-mails, and hard drives. Who has him? Where is he? There's also the why: because of U.S. abuse of prisoners at Guantanamo, because of a history of Journal cooperation with the CIA, because Pearl is a Jew? Through it all, Mariane is clearheaded, direct, and determined to do whatever she can, whatever it takes, to get her husband back.
Wanted ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2008 in English and German and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
Wes is 25 years old and is a disaffected, clock-punching drone. His boss chews him out hourly, his girlfriend ignores him routinely, and his life plods on in interminable boredom and routine. Everyone knows Wes will amount to nothing - that is until he meets the sexy woman named Fox, and then everything changes. Wes' estranged father is murdered, and the deadly Fox recruits him into The Fraternity, a secret society that trains him to avenge his father's death, by unlocking his dormant powers. Fox teaches Wes how to develop his lightning-quick reflexes and phenomenal agility. He discovers that The Fraternity lives by an ancient, unbreakable code: to carry out the death orders given by emotionless Fate itself.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
John and Jane Smith are a married couple who are beginning to get bored with their quiet domestic life. What they don't know, however, is that they are both assassins, secretly traveling around the world and killing for hire. But their separate lives are about to collide when the discover they are each other's next target.
Lara Croft, tomb raider ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,127 libraries worldwide
With her father presumed dead, Lara must race to recover an ancient artifact that can alter space and time if not destroyed. She finds the key that will unlock the two sections that must be put together in order for the artifact to work. She must fight her nemises in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align.
Shark tale ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
Oscar, a lowly tongue-scrubber at the local Whale Wash, becomes an improbable hero when he tells a great white lie. To keep his secret, Oscar teams up with Lenny, an outcast vegetarian Great White shark, and the two become the most unlikely of friends. When his lie begins to unravel, it's up to Oscar's loyal friend Angie and Lenny to help him stand up to the most feared shark in the water and find his true place in the reef.
Alexander ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 970 libraries worldwide
The story of Alexander the Great, who in 4th century BC conquered ninety percent of the known world of the time by defeating Greece, Persia, Afghanistan, and India in just eight years.
Sky Captain and the world of tomorrow ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
An aviator and a reporter attempt to save the world from destruction by flying robots.
The bone collector ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 894 libraries worldwide
A bed-ridden homicide cop teams with a young rookie to catch a deranged serial killer.
Lara Croft Tomb raider the cradle of life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple, in Greece, sunken underwater that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. Facing her greatest challenges yet, the intrepid tomb raider pursues Lo, in order to get her hands back on Pandora's Box, and fulfill the desire of the Queen.
Gone in sixty seconds ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
Legendary car booster Memphis Raines thought he'd left the fast lane behind until he's forced out of retirement in a do or die effort to save his kid brother.
Taking lives ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
Illeana Scott is a special agent with the FBI, who has a strong record as a criminal profiler. Scott is called in by a former Quantico colleague to assist two Canadian police detectives, Paquette and Duval, who are on the trail of a serial killer who has been killing in and around Montreal for almost two decades. Art gallery owner James Costa saw the killer during an assault, and now finds himself working as a decoy for Scott. As Scott and Costa follow the killer's trail, they find themselves becoming attracted to one another, which is not a comfort to Scott.
Beyond borders ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 686 libraries worldwide
While attending a fundraising gala, Sarah witnesses a fiery plea delivered by an intruder - a renegade humanitarian, Dr. Nick Callahan. His pleas made on behalf of impoverished African children turns Sarah's life upside down. Sarah impulsively abandons her pampered life to work along his side. Her work takes her to volatile areas, where few have travelled to and even fewer have survived. She discovers harsh realities and encounters and ignites in her a passion for saving lives.
Action and adventure films Alexander,--the Great,--356-323 B.C Animated films Assassins Beowulf (Legendary character) Biographical films Biography China Comedy films Crime films Croft, Lara (Fictitious character) Demonology Detective and mystery films Drama Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Friendship Greece Groundfishes Historical films History Intelligence officers Interpersonal relations Jolie, Angelina,--1975- Juvenile works Kidnapping Kings and rulers Kung fu--Training Macedonian Expansion (Greece : 359-323 B.C.) Man-woman relationships Married people Motion picture actors and actresses Pakistan Pandas Police corruption Revenge Serial murderers Spy films Tall tales Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States.--Central Intelligence Agency Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired White shark
Angelina Jolie, 1975-
Voight, Angelina Jolie, 1975-
Multiple languages (41)
No Linguistic content (17)
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