WorldCat Identities

Elise, Kimberly 1971-

Overview
Works: 46 works in 206 publications in 5 languages and 18,890 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Conspiracy films  Comedy films  History  Television adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kimberly Elise
The great debaters by Denzel Washington( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,623 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 )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,323 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, Captain Ben Marco, is knocked unconscious. Using the incident for political gain, Shaw eventually becomes a Vice-Presidential nominee, but Marco, now a major, is haunted by dreams of what really happened, or didn't happen, in Kuwait. As he investigates, the story of Shaw's heroism begins to unravel. Marco begins to suspect that the entire unit was brainwashed as part of a plot to get Shaw into the White House, and the Manchurian Global corporation appears desperate to stop him from confirming his suspicions
Beloved by Toni Morrison( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their eyes were watching God (ca. 113 min.): A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the mores of her small town
John Q by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,768 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 Kimberly Elise( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,617 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 by Oz Scott( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,452 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 by Ben Carson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, who overcame problems in school and obstacles in life to become a world-renowned neurosurgeon. His lifelong journey led him to become director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, a bestselling author, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Includes behind-the-scenes, and featurettes
Pride by Sunu Gonera( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of inner city Philadelphia swim coach Jim Ellis. The story revolves around Ellis' fight to build a swim team in one of Philly's toughest neighborhoods in the 1970s. Ultimately, Ellis leads the swimmers to the state championships
Dope by Rick Famuyiwa( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malcolm navigates high school life in Los Angeles while a chance encounter could secure his college education and future
Almost Christmas( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beloved patriarch asks his family for one gift this holiday season: to get along. If they can honor that wish and spend five days under the same roof without killing one another, it will be a Christmas miracle
Woman thou art loosed by T. D Jakes( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 611 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 condons. 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 )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 604 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 )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 495 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
The confirmation by Bob Nelson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clive Owen shines in this irresistible comedy about an estranged father and son, whose weekend adventure leads to something they never imagined, a true family connection
Bait by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 283 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 273 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 )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 138 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
Highland Park by Billy Burke( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 48 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 13 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
Hit the floor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ahsha Hayes enters the wild world of professional basketball when she tries out for the elite L.A. Devil Girls dance team against the wishes of her mother Sloane, a former dancer herself
 
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Gifted hands : the Ben Carson story
Alternative Names
Kimberly Elise actrice américaine

Kimberly Elise Amerikaans actrice

Kimberly Elise amerikansk skådespelare

Kimberly Elise amerikansk skodespelar

Kimberly Elise amerikansk skuespiller

Kimberly Elise attrice statunitense

Kimberly Elise US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Кимберли Элиз американская актриса

Քիմբերլի Էլիզ դերասանուհի

كيمبرلي إليز

کیمبرلی الیز بازیگر آمریکایی

킴벌리 엘리스

キンバリー・エリス

金伯莉·伊丽丝

Languages
English (172)

French (3)

Polish (1)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

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