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Duke, Bill 1943-

Overview
Works: 137 works in 391 publications in 6 languages and 14,213 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Science fiction films  Historical films  Gangster films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Producer, Interviewee, Author, Narrator, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Duke
Predator by Arnold Schwarzenegger( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waging an all-out war against an unseen enemy, a force more powerful and deadly than any on Earth. That is because this predator is not of this Earth
Prince among slaves( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima Ibn Sori, a West African prince who was sold into slavery in 1788, eventually ending up in Natchez, Mississippi
Not easily broken( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and French and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of disagreement concerning what true happiness, success, and love really are, Dave and Clarice Johnson have finally reached a breaking point in their marriage. Clarice is hurt in a car accident and the obvious truth is that more than just her injuries need immediate attention. Their odds of making it are worsen as Clarice begins to see a physical therapist. Dave develops a friendship with Julie and her teenage son Bryson. The acceptance and comfort he finds in them stirs his longing for a family and a passionate partner. Temptation tugs at Dave. Clarice pulls farther away. Now, they must confront whether their vows are easily broken
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A $10,000 insurance benefit creates conflicting dreams within a Chicago ghetto family. Son, Walter Lee wants to start his own business while his mom wishes to spend her days in a little house of her own. Their love a bond, their warmhearted humor a breath of fresh air, their tenative hold on dignity - their lifeline. A family caught between the reality of their surroundings and a chance at a piece of the American dream
Sister act 2: back in the habit by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whoopi Goldberg returns as the lounge singer who goes undercover as a nun to help an ailing inner-city school
National security by Dao gen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L.A.P.D. reject and major troublemaker, Earl, ends up getting L.A. police officer, Hank, kicked off the force for brutality. Now, these two guys, who can't stand each other, are stuck working together as lowly security guards. They play cops to bring down a smuggling ring - if they can stay alive and stay one step ahead of the real cops
Exit wounds by Andrzej Bartkowiak( Visual )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After going against orders and saving the life of the Vice President of the United States, Detroit detective Orin Boyd is moved to a new precinct and busted down to traffic cop. Boyd's new precinct is filled with police corruption. He becomes friends with a street-smart dotcom hustler who may or may not be his ally
Get rich or die tryin' by 50 Cent( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rap superhero is encased in muscular flesh like armor, his face is an impassive mask, he reaches out to destroy his enemies with his unique talent. Marcus is a gangster who breaks from his youthful life of crime to triumph as a rapper. Marcus's girlfriend helps him pull free the wires holding his jaw shut when he's recovered from being shot in the face. He even has a moment when a razor blade is thrown into his cell and is encouraged to kill himself. Instead, the self-reliant gangster uses it to carve his rhymes into the walls
Dark girls( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dark Girls is a fascinating and controversial film that goes underneath the surface to explore the prejudices dark-skinned women face throughout the world. It explores the roots of classism, racism and the lack of self-esteem within a segment of cultures that span from America to the most remote corners of the globe. Women share their personal stories, touching on deeply ingrained beliefs and attitudes of society, while allowing generations to heal as they learn to love themselves for who they are."--Container
Menace II society by Allen Hughes( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menace II society: A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life
Henry's crime( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing
Hoodlum( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster refuses to let others into his numbers racket. Set in Harlem during the 1930s
Deep cover by Bill Duke( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop goes undercover to bring down a major drug supplier with the help of a drug dealing attorney
Partners of the heart( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story Vivien Thomas, an African American determined to make something of himself during the time of segregation, and his relationship with Alfred Blalock, a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Thomas, initially hired as a janitor, was soon promoted by Blalock to learn the complexities of surgery, eventually becoming a trainer of novice surgeons and a major force in the advancement of African Americans in medicine
American gigolo by Paul Schrader( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Julian Kay is on the prowl and looking for someone to please. Boyish and sensual, he speaks five or six languages, and is equally comfortable as a chauffeur for a wealthy middle-aged matron, and as a translator/companion for the lonely wife of an eecutive. He is the American gigolo. But Julian's love-for-sale lifestyle turns deadly when a client is murdered and Julian becomes the prime suspect."--Container
Commando by Mark L Lester( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel John Matrix is retired from the army. He lives in the mountains of California with his daughter Jenny. Jenny is kidnapped by Bennett, one of John's former soldiers. Bennett's boss, exiled Latin American dictator Arius, demands that John assassinate the president of Arius's country so Arius can reinstate himself as dictator. John is put on a southbound airplane with a guard, but before the airplane can take off, John snaps the guard's neck, jumps off of the airplane, and sets out to locate Jenny. While John is tracking down Arius and Bennett, John enlists the help of a young woman named Cindy. As John and Cindy close in on the island where Jenny is being held, they are confronted by an army of men who work for Arius and Bennett. John is willing to do anything to rescue Jenny, even if he has to start World War III by himself
Bill Duke's Dark Girls( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Black has never been more beautiful, witnessed by this magnificent collection featuring accomplished dark-skinned women from all walks of life. In Dark Girls, celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o, Vanessa Williams, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Judge Mablean Ephriam, Brandi and Karli Harvey, and over seventy-five other outstanding women share intimate insights into what their dark skin means to them."--Amazon.com
The seven spiritual laws of success by Deepak Chopra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deepak Chopra presents seven principals for attaining success and overcoming life's obstacles
Sister act ; Sister act 2, back in the habit( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whoopi Goldberg returns as the lounge singer who goes undercover as a nun to help an ailing inner-city school
Bird on a wire by John Badham( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people forced to surface from the Witness Protection Program are being chased by their old enemies
 
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Not easily broken
Alternative Names
Bill Duke acteur américain

Bill Duke americký herec a režisér

Bill Duke Amerikaans filmregisseur

Bill Duke attore, regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Bill Duke US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Duke, William Henry Jr

Μπιλ Ντιουκ

Билл Дьюк

Բիլ Դյուկ

ביל דיוק

ביל דיוק שחקן אמריקאי

بيل ديوك

بيل ديوك ممثل ومخرج أمريكي

بیل دوک بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

빌 듀크

ビル・デューク

比爾·杜克

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National securityMenace II societyHoodlumPartners of the heart