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Wright, Jeffrey

Overview
Works: 246 works in 1,164 publications in 8 languages and 58,537 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Spy films  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Vocalist, vac, Author, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jeffrey Wright
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

74 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,956 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
The good dinosaur by Peter Sohn( Visual )

36 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,716 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
Extremely loud & incredibly close by Sandra Bullock( Visual )

41 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,580 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
The Hunger Games : Mockingjay, part 1 by Francis Lawrence( Visual )

29 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,477 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
The Hunger Games : Mockingjay, part 2 by Francis Lawrence( Visual )

28 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the rebellion, must bring together an army against President Snow, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance
Quantum of solace by Marc Forster( Visual )

33 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 2,410 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 Hunger Games : catching fire by Francis Lawrence( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a Victor's Tour of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games, The Quarter Quell, and announces a competition that could change Panem forever
The ides of March by George Clooney( Visual )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,218 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
Angels in America by Mike Nichols( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,975 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
Source Code by Duncan Jones( Visual )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2015 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
W. by Oliver Stone( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,839 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 )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali, which focuses on the ten-year period of 1964-1974. In that time, the brash, motor-mouthed athlete quickly dominates his sport, meets and marries his first wife, converts to Islam (changing his name from Cassius Clay), and defies the United States government by refusing to submit to military conscription for duty in Vietnam. His world heavyweight champion title thus stripped from him entirely for political reasons, the champ sets about to win back his crown, culminating in a legendary unification bout against George Foreman in Zaire, dubbed the "Rumble in the Jungle."
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( Visual )

76 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bond's last mission before he becomes 007, he must stop a corrupt banker who is planning on winning a poker tournament and using the money to pay back a terrorist group that is after him
Casino Royale( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,670 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
Lady in the water by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,566 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 )

58 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,449 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
Broken city by Allen Hughes( Visual )

18 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,339 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 )

30 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,264 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 )

53 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1981, a nineteen-year-old unknown graffiti writer takes the New York art world by storm
Only lovers left alive by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only lovers left alive: Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?
 
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