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Elise, Kimberly 1971-

Overview
Works: 34 works in 147 publications in 4 languages and 16,079 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Melodrama  Gangster films  Juvenile delinquency films  Prison films  Police films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kimberly Elise
The great debaters( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his army unit is ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saves his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, Major Ben Marco, is knocked unconscious. Using the incident for political gain, Shaw eventually becomes a vice-presidential nominee, but Marco is haunted by dreams of what really happened in Iraq. As Marco investigates, the story begins to unravel. He begins to figure that the entire unit was kidnapped and brainwashed as part of a plot to get Shaw into the White House. Now the Manchurian Global corporation appears desperate to stop him from finding out
Beloved by Toni Morrison( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
John Q by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Q. is a factory worker facing financial hardship as a result of reduced hours in his workplace. He and his wife soon discover that their child is in need of an emergency heart transplant. Although they have an HMO, they are informed that their policy doesn't cover such an expensive procedure. Unable to raise the money for the surgury himself and with no recourse but to take his son home to die, John snaps and holds the staff and patients of the hospital's emergency room hostage at gunpoint
Diary of a mad black woman by Darren Grant( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen McCarter would seem to have it all. She's married to Charles who is one of Atlanta's most successful attorneys. But despite having wealth and prestige, things are not as they seem in the McCarter home. On the evening of their anniversary, Charles drops a bombshell on Helen - he's divorcing her for another woman. Thrown out of the house with nowhere to go, Helen moves in with her grandmother Madea, a sassy woman with no shortage of opinions and a gun that she's not afraid to use. As Madea helps Helen get back on her feet emotionally, she meets Orlando, a nice and handsome man who is obviously attracted to her. But after her experiences with Charles, Helen isn't sure if she's ready to trust a man again
For colored girls( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A vibrant world where friends and strangers dream, fear, cry, love, and laugh out loud in an attempt to find their true selves. Adapted by writer/director Tyler Perry from Ntozake Shange's acclaimed choreopoem, this gripping film paints an unforgettable portrait of what it means to be a woman of color in the modern world"--Container
Gifted hands : the Ben Carson story( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man helps his dying father prove the existence of God through science while discovering the power of family and the importance of faith
Pride by Sunu Gonera( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of inner city Philadelphia swim coach Jim Ellis. From his roots in Salisbury, North Carolina, Ellis goes on to build a swim team in one of Philly's toughest neighborhoods in the 1970s
Woman thou art loosed( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Michelle Jordan, a young woman raised in an environment of abuse and molestation at the hands of her mother's boyfriend Reggie, which her mother Cassie unwittingly condones. While incarcerated, Michelle sends Bishop Jakes a letter requesting a visit. Jakes agrees to meet Michelle and soon uncovers the painful history that led to her personal demise
Set it off by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four poor black women try to get some payback from the social system which has abused them by staging a series of bank robberies
A day late and a dollar short( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Viola learns that her next asthma attack is likely to kill her, she sets out to fix her fractured family before she sets foot anywhere near the grave. Proudly choosing to keep her health issues a secret, she contends with sibling rivalry, teen pregnancy, and prescription drug addiction; and that's just one of her four kids." -- Back of container
Bait( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvin Dean Sanders doesn't get it. He doesn't know why his conviction for small-time theft is wiped from the record - piff! - just like that. Or why $11,500 in walking-around money is laid on him. Alvin doesn't know he's the bait in a snaky government scheme to capture a killer, thanks to an electronic implant. But he's staring to grow suspicious
Bojangles( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of extraordinary tap dancing legend Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. This is the story of an incredibly talented man who struggled with the demons of his past and the racism of his time, but still entertained millions with his unique and complex dance style
The Loretta Claiborne story( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loretta Claiborne's fellow Americans became aware of her many remarkable achievements when she garnered numerous awards throughout her lifetime. Now, here is her true story starring Kimberly Elise and Camryn Manheim as the dedicated social worker whose compassion inspired Loretta to remarkable heights while overcoming all odds
Diary of a mad black woman, the movie by Kimberly Elise( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A devoted wife for eighteen years Helen must begin a new life when her husband divorces her for his mistress
Highland Park by Billy Burke( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When several high school teachers hit a record lottery jackpot, they try to bring change to their school and community despite pressures from the mayor
Lenny by Bob Fosse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lenny: Tells the story of troubled nightclub comic Lenny Bruce, his wife Honey Harlowe, and his fatal decline through drug addiction
The great debaters Le grand débat by Denzel -- Whitaker, Forest Washington( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor at a small African-American college inspires a group of underdog students to form the school's first debate team and they go on to challenge Harvard in the national championship
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juice: 4 inner-city teens get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as "the juice."
Diary of a mad black woman Dnevnik besne črnke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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