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Cox, Joel

Works: 35 works in 113 publications in 7 languages and 15,977 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Sources  Biography  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Love stories 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joel Cox
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy's teenage daughter, Katie, has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quiet life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
Letters from Iwo Jima by Tadamichi Kuribayashi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 2,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1945, the United States and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. Leading the defense is Lt. General Tadamichi Kuribayashi. With little defense other than sheer will and the volcanic rock of the island itself, Gen. Kuribayashi's unprecedented tactics transform what was predicted to be a quick and bloody defeat into nearly 40 days of heroic and resourceful combat
Million dollar baby by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A male boxing trainer attempts to help a young female boxer achieve her dream of becoming a professional
Changeling by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working-class suburb Los Angeles, 1928. Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter, and departs for work. Arriving home, Christine discovers that Walter is nowhere to be found. Christine launches a desperate search for her son. Then, a boy claiming to be Christine's son appears out of thin air. Knowing the boy is not hers, Christine invites the child to stay in her home. Christine cannot accept the injustice being pushed upon her and continues to challenge the Los Angeles police force at every turn. The police slander Christine and paint her as an unfit mother. Christine challenges the system and the only person willing to aid her in her search is benevolent local activist Reverend Briegleb
Blood work by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There is a masked killer on the loose, and the police believe its the locations that are important and that the victims are just unlucky. But retired FBI agent McCaleb thinks that it goes the other way around. The killer's victims are very specific. Forced to retire after suffering a heart attack, and receiving a new heart 2 years later, he is approached by the sister of the murdered woman whose heart he now has. Now McCaleb has to use his wits to discover who is responsible for the murders
J. Edgar by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"J. Edgar Hoover [was] head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life"--Container
The bridges of Madison County by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid and Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson aren't looking to turn their lives upside down. Each is at a point in life where expectations are behind them. Yet four days after meeting, they won't want to lose the love they've found
Unforgiven by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Munny, a retired, once ruthless killer-turned-hog farmer, is flat broke. A widower with two young children to tend to, he feels he has no choice but to accept one last bounty hunter mission to find and kill two young gunslingers who brutalized and cut up the face of a local prostitute. Bill teams up with his old partner Ned and the cocky greenhorn, The Schofield Kid. The three men soon find out this bounty has many more obstacles to overcome besides just finding and killing the gunslingers. Little Bill is the town sheriff of Old Whiskey who keeps a tight hold on what goes on in his town and outlaws all firearms within the city limits. He has little respect for assassins and hired guns, and enforces his law with the most brutal of measures
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads, Dover knows his child's life is at stake and decides he must to take matters into his own hands. How far will he go to protect his family?
Bird by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compassionate portrait of the saxophonist Charlie 'Bird' Parker, drug addict, alcoholic, womaniser and musical genius
Absolute power by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Career thief and ex-con Luther Whitney witnesses the death of a woman by the President of the United States and no one is ready or willing to believe his story. What lengths will the President and his aids go to in order to hide the truth?
Space cowboys by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blood Work: A retired FBI agent attempts to discover the identity of a serial killer
Every which way but loose by James Fargo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and French and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philo Beddoe, a regular easy-going, beer-drinking truck driver and the toughest barroom brawler west of the Rockies, lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. When he finally falls in love, it's with a flighty singer who leads him on a crazy chase across the Southwest
Flags of our fathers by DreamWorks Animation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For 70,000 Marines this was more than a turning point of World War II, it was the defining moment of their lives. Explores the complicated nature of heroism, courage and patriotism in the harrowing true story of four Marines who fought the bloody battles at Iwo Jima during World War II and how a single photo emerged as one of the most evocative icons of the 20th Century
Heartbreak Ridge ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eastwood plays "Gunny" Highway, a grizzled U.S. Marine Corps lifer who, as he begins his last tour of duty before mandatory retirement, sees the bumpy road his life has taken become even more complicated
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sudden impact: Responding to cries of police brutality, Harry Callahan's bosses send him on an out-of-town assignment, tracking a traumatized rape victim who coldly guns down her bygone attackers
The enforcer by William Robert Daly ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in French and English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Harry Callahan has a new partner, Inspector Kate Moore, who has two jobs: tracking down a band of armed-and-wacko terrorists and winning Harry's confidence
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Space cowboys: Four test pilots who missed their trip to space get a second chance when they are called upon to repair an aging Russian satellite
The outlaw Josey Wales by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Outlaw Josey Wales: a peaceful farmer turns Confederate renegade to avenge the deaths of his wife and child at the hands of bandits-turned-Union sympathizers
Clint Eastwood out of the shadows ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program covers Clint Eastwood's life and work
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Alternative Names
Cox, Joel E.