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Wright, Jeffrey

Overview
Works: 155 works in 730 publications in 8 languages and 50,221 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Spy films  Filmed plays  Biographical films  History 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, vac, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeffrey Wright
The Hunger Games by Gary Ross( Visual )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 5,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rebellion continues from the catacombs of District 13, as Katniss Everdeen reluctantly agrees to be the Mockingjay, the symbolic leader of the rebellion, and continue the fight against President Snow and his forces
Casino Royale by John Huston( Visual )

59 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With two professional assassinations in quick succession, James Bond is quickly elevated to '00' status. Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Uganda where he is to spy on a terrorist, Mollaka. Not everything goes to plan and Bond decides to investigate, independently of MI6, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange. He learns that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, banker to the world's terrorist organizations. Intelligence reveals that Le Chiffre is planning to raise money in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro at Le Casino Royale. MI6 assigns 007 to play against him, knowing that if Le Chiffre loses, it will destroy his organization. 'M' places Bond under the watchful eye of the beguiling Vesper Lynd. At first skeptical of what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens as they brave danger together and even torture at the hands of Le Chiffre. The marathon game proceeds with dirty tricks and violence, raising the stakes beyond blood money and reaching a terrifying climax
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,678 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
Extremely loud & incredibly close by Eric Roth( Visual )

17 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 2,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar is convinced that his father, who died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, has left a message for him hidden in the city. Feeling disconnected from his grieving mother and driven by an active mind that refuses to believe in things that can't be observed, Oskar begins searching New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he found in his father's closet. His journey through the five boroughs takes him beyond his loss to a greater understanding of the world around him
Quantum of solace by Marc Forster( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is there solace in revenge? Reeling from the events of Casino Royale, 007 is determined to find out who was pulling the strings. Bond pursues the agents of an assassination attempt on "M," and all those roads lead to Dominic Greene, a world-renowned developer of green technology. MI-6, upset by Bond's investigative methods, denounces him. So Bond must call in favors and partner up with the mysterious and feisty Camille, a woman with a mission of her own. Bond follows the trail that begins in Italy, with stops in Haiti, Austria, Panama, and finally to Bolivia, while "M" wonders if she can trust Bond, or if vengeance possesses him
The ides of March by George Clooney( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, an up-and-coming campaign press secretary finds himself involved in a political scandal that threatens to upend his candidate's shot at the presidency
Source Code by Duncan Jones( Visual )

24 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He is part of a government experiment called Source Code, a program that enables him to cross into another man's identity in the last 8 minutes of his life. With a much larger target threatening to kill millions, Colter re-lives the incident over and over again, gathering clues, until he can solve the mystery of who is behind the bombs
Angels in America by Mike Nichols( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn, personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter, who is visited by an angel and deserted by his self-pitying lover, Louis. Louis moves on to a relationship with Joe Pitt, a Mormon lawyer whose closeted homosexuality drives his wife to delusions and brings his mother to New York
W by Oliver Stone( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of the 43rd president of the United States, from his beginnings as a privileged alcoholic to his becoming a born-again Christian whose belief in religious destiny helped move him to the top ranks of political power. How Christianity turned his life around, how he met and married his wife, and the days before his decision to declare war on Iraq are featured
Ali by Michael Mann( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali
Lady in the water by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the complex swimming pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect he new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world
Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

70 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate the contents of the letter by his closest friend and neighbor, Winston. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trip in search of clues from four former loves. Unannounced, he visits each of these women and finds that they hold new surprises for Don as he confronts his past
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massacre at Mystic: The first time the English settlers engaged in the slaughter of Native Americans after years of relatively peaceful coexistence. Shays' Rebellion: A violent protest against dept collection and taxation motivated George Washington to come out of retirement to help strengthen the fragile new nation which led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Gold rush: The discovery of gold spurred tremendous financial and physical growth throughout the West. Antietam: On September 17, 1862, there were 23,000 casualties on both sides of this Civil War battle, making this the bloodiest day in American History. The Union victory enabled President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, making foreign support of the Confederacy all but impossible. The homestead strike: Harsh working conditions at Carnegie's Homestead steel mill led to a union strike. Murder at the fair: Set against the backdrop of the 1901 World's Fair, the assassination of President William McKinley ushered in a new Progressive Era under the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Scopes: The courtroom battle between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in a small Tennessee town underscored a deep schism within the American psyche. Einstein's letter: Albert Einstein's letter to FDR urged the development of an unthinkably powerful new weapon. When America was rocked: Elvis Presley's appearance on The Ed Sullivan show on September 9, 1956, signified a whole new culture that involved teenage independence, sexuality, race relations and a new form of music. Freedom summer: In 1864, three Civil Rights workers were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi
The good dinosaur( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of
Broken city( Visual )

17 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven years after being forced to resign as a New York city police officer, private detective Billy Taggart takes on his toughest case yet when he's hired to follow the mayor's wife. By the time the mayor reveals his true intentions, Taggart's already in too deep, with his freedom and possibly his life, on the line. Taggart will risk it all in a desperate bid to expose the truth and seek redemption in a city where second chances don't come cheap
Cadillac Records by Darnell Martin( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess Records was located on the south side of Chicago. In 1947, it began recording blues music with Muddy Waters and Little Walter. This eventually gave birth to rock and roll in 1955 with Chuck Berry. Record producer Leonard Chess has an ear for this different type of music and believes he can cash in by signing up new talent such as songwriter Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, and Etta James. Chess makes all of his artists part of his family and takes care of them. This is not easy since they spend a small fortune on booze, drugs, and the high life. When Chuck Berry goes to jail, Leonard is able to find another talented performer, Etta James, to take his place. In the late sixties, as their music goes out of favor, Leonard Chess gets out of the record business
Basquiat by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

47 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1981, a nineteen-year-old unknown graffiti writer takes the New York art world by storm
Ride with the devil by Ang Lee( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862, during the Kansas-Missouri border war, Jake and Jack Bull join the Confederate-sympathizing Bushwhackers after Jack's father is killed by marauding members of the abolitionist Jayhawkers. They are aided by unusual ally, Holt, who's fighting for the South despite being a former slave
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer
Only Lovers Left Alive by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam leidt een teruggetrokken bestaan als muzikant in Detroit en pas als zijn grote liefde, de onsterfelijke Eve, terugkomt uit Tanger in Marokko leeft hij weer een beetje op. Ze eten ijslollies gemaakt van bloed totdat het vervelende zusje van Eve het rustige leventje van het vampierkoppel komt verstoren
 
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