WorldCat Identities

Stapleton, Oliver

Works: 225 works in 752 publications in 6 languages and 15,843 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Road films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Journalism films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Actor, Other, Scenarist, Videographer , Contributor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Oliver Stapleton
Most widely held works by Oliver Stapleton
The proposal by Anne Fletcher( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2019 in English and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-powered book editor Maggie is everyone's worst nightmare: ruthless, driven, and tactless. When she finds herself faced with deportation back to Canada, she coerces her much younger assistant into marrying her. However, when the government becomes suspicious, they embark upon a charade in order to make the marriage seem legitimate
The guilt trip by Barbara Streisand( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plan for a quick stop at Mom's takes a turn when an impulse compels Andy to invite his mother, Joyce, on a three-thousand mile cross-country journey. But the further they go, the closer they get, and Andy realizes that they have more in common than he ever imagined
An unfinished life by Mark Spragg( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einar is a crusty old rancher who does what he can to hold onto his Wyoming ranch. It's been a struggle for years; his son was killed in a car crash, his wife left him, and his longtime friend and helper, Mitch was recently mauled by a bear. Now, Einar has to care for Mitch and help him recover. Jean and her daughter, Griff, have to leave Jean's current abusive boyfriend. The only place they can go is the ranch of Griff's grandfather, Einar, who only learns of his granddaughter's existence upon their arrival
The shipping news by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
My beautiful laundrette by Stephen Frears( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Pakistani community in south London, the film focuses on two youths--Johnny, a working-class white, and Omar, a Pakistani. Together they operate a laundrette, which Omar inherits from his uncle. While Johnny looks upon the laundrette as a life line on which to salvage his self-respect, Omar sees it as just the beginning step on the road to riches
Casanova by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a lifetime of women falling head over heels for him, the legendary ladies' man (Ledger) falls hopelessly in love with the one woman who wants nothing to do with him (Sienna Miller)!
The comedian by Robert De Niro( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and German and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke
State and Main by David Mamet( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to save money on production costs, a movie production crew moves into a small town in Vermont. The crew soon discovers that their much needed "prop" has burned down, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take off her top and the locals want a piece of the action
One fine day by Nonny Hogrogian( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two single parents are inadvertently thrown together for one chaotic day when their children miss a school field trip, and love blooms
Ned Kelly by Universal( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Irish immigrant Ned Kelly is sentenced to three years in prison for stealing horse. After his release, he finds work tending to horses owned by Richard Cook, whose wife becomes interested in Ned. Fitzpatrick, is a police officer interested in Ned's sister Kate. When she refuses his advances, Fitzpatrick steals the family's animals. Not being able to go straight, Ned goes on the run and steals from a string of banks to support himself and his gang
Unthinkable by Gregor Jordan( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An FBI agent and a Special Operations interrogator must force a terrorist suspect to divulge the locations of three nuclear weapons that are set to detonate somewhere in the United States
How to lose friends & alienate people by Toby Young( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidney Young is a gate-crashing British journalist who loves exposing the shallowness of the celebrity world, yet desperately wants to join it. Accepting an offer to write for renowned magazine editor Clayton Harding, Sidney finally gets to rub elbows with A-list celebrities, only to rub them in the wrong way. His fellow writer, Alison, is powerless to stop Sidney when he sets his lustful sites on beautiful starlet Sophie. When Sophie's publicist makes him a tempting offer, Sidney will either conquer the Big Apple or suffer the biggest humiliation of his life
Birthday girl( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internet love connections and mail-order brides rarely ever work out, and John should have known. Having never been lucky in love and tired of waiting for the perfect woman to come along, John decides to take his chances and orders a mail-order bride from Russia. At first, things seem perfect even though Nadia doesn't speak much English. But when Nadia's 'cousins' unexpectedly arrive to celebrate her birthday, John is drawn into their web of corruption and crime
Pay it forward by Leslie Dixon( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy creates a scheme which involves helping three people who must each help three people and so on. His plan actually works, though not in the way he anticipated, and not until his own world is forever changed for better and worse
Restoration by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th century Britain, a young man seduced by the wealth and indolence of the Restoration court, finds redemption of sorts through the love of a woman
Prick up your ears by Stephen Frears( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the true-life events leading to the murder/suicide that ended the lives of playwright Joe Orton and his lover, Ken Halliwell
Earth girls are easy by Julien Temple( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy three aliens crash land in a valley girl's swimming pool. She makes them over and they set out for a night on the town
Kansas City by Robert Altman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kansas city, 1934: alla vigilia delle elezioni (truccate dai democratici) il truffatore bianco Johnny O'Hara viene fatto prigioniero dal boss nero Seldom Seen, che vuole vendicarsi di un suo furto. Per cercare di liberarlo sua moglie rapisce Carolyn Stilton, moglie drogata di un potente consulente di Roosvelt, di cui vuole sfruttare le conoscenze della mala. (Mereghetti)
Let him have it by Peter Medak( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gritty, post-war world of 1950s London, slow-witted teenager Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals who have a fondness for American gangster movies. When a robbery turns to murder, Derek finds himself facing the death sentence for a crime he didn't commit. This film dramatizes the real-life case which shook England's faith in capital punishment
Absolute beginners by Julien Temple( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein im Farbigen-Ghetto Londons wohnender junger Mann verliert seine Angebetete an einen älteren Mann. Erst als gefeierter Modefotograf trifft er sie wieder. Die Liebesgeschichte vor dem Hintergrund der künstlerischen Verrücktheiten und Rassenunruhen der 50er Jahre ist lediglich der Aufhänger für einen abendfüllenden Video-Clip mit teilweise einfallsreichen Analogien zum Film-Musical. ..." []
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.11 for The Best o ... to 0.94 for The Best o ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
My beautiful laundrette
My beautiful laundrettePrick up your ears
Alternative Names
Oliver Stapleton britischer Kameramann

Oliver Stapleton Brits director of photography

Oliver Stapleton direttore della fotografia britannico

Oliver Stapleton direutor de fotografía británicu

Όλιβερ Στέιπλετον

Оливер Степлтон

Олівер Степлтон британський кінооператор

Օլիվեր Ստապլետոն

אוליבר סאפלטון

الیور استیپلتون

اوليڤير ستاپليتون