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Davis, Viola 1965-

Overview
Works: 231 works in 1,048 publications in 7 languages and 53,302 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Social problem films  Historical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Other, Speaker, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Viola Davis
 
Most widely held works by Viola Davis
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

51 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer but turns her friends' lives and a small Mississippi town upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Fences by Denzel Washington( Visual )

61 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones
Suicide squad by David Ayer( Visual )

74 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined that only a secret group of despicable individuals with nothing to lose can avert a potential apocalypse. So, she has assembled the world's most dangerous super villains, given them a powerful arsenal of weapons, and sent them off on a suicide mission
Doubt by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the best films of the year."--USA Today
Extremely loud & incredibly close by Sandra Bullock( Visual )

35 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,385 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
Ender's game by Gavin Hood( Visual )

42 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 2,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery
Antwone Fisher by Antwone Quenton Fisher( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antwone Fisher, 25, is a gentle, soft-spoken African American seaman in the Navy. Unless he feels he's been disrespected--which prompts furious, violent outbursts that put him on the brink of a dishonorable discharge. Ordered to see a psychiatrist, eventually the story of his childhood in a foster home, where he was both beaten and sexually abused, comes out. Dr. Davenport argues that Antwone needs to deal with his past, find his family, and attain closure. For Antwone, the journey proves agonizing and freeing, as he puts his past behind him and graduates into responsible manhood
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

60 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,924 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?
Widows by Steve McQueen( Visual )

27 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four women with nothing in common except a debt left by their dead husbands' criminal acts conspire to take fate into their own hands
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrienne Willis is a woman with her life in chaos. She retreats to the small coastal town in the Outer Banks where she hopes to find the tranquility she so desperately needs. She has a wayward husband who has asked to come home and a teen-aged daughter who resents her every decision. Upon arrival, a major storm is forecast and a guest named Dr. Paul Flanner arrives. Paul is the only guest at the inn, and he is facing his own crisis of conscience. With the storm closing in, the two turn to each other for comfort, and in one magical weekend, set in motion a life-changing romance that will resonate throughout the rest of their lives
Disturbia by D. J Carrso( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een tiener met huisarrest is ervan overtuigd dat zijn buurman een seriemoordenaar is
Knight and day by Tom Cruise( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a small-town girl named June (Diaz) meets a mysterious stranger, she thinks she's found the man of her dreams. But she soon discovers he's a fugitive super-spy, who thrusts her into a thrilling cat-and-mouse chase that spans the globe. As the bullets and sparks fly, June must decide if her 'Knight' in shining armor is a dangerous traitor or the love of her life"--Container
State of play by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A petty thief and a pizza deliveryman are gunned down in an alley. A US Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway train - three seemingly unrelated deaths. The dead assistant was the chief researcher for Congressman Stephen Collins, spearheading hearings into the role of private security firm PointCorp. She was also his lover. Cal McAffrey, a rumpled, old-school metro reporter at the Washington Globe is covering the first story. He was Collins' college roommate, and had a brief affair with Anne, Collins' wife. Their personal history may be exploited, as Cal spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. Teamed with aspiring young Globe political blogger Della Frye by his crusty editor, evidence begins to pile up, and new pieces start to fall into place. Leads are run down, supporting reporters are brought in, as Cal and Della work together in an attempt to connect the dots before the clock runs out. Cal will discover at least one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
Get On Up by Tate Taylor( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life story of the Godfather of Soul, takes a look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown, from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century
Solaris by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a space station orbiting the mysterious planet Solaris, terrified crew members are experiencing a host of strange phenomena, including eerie visitors who seem all too human
Won't back down( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated by her dyslexic daughter's struggles at a failing inner-city school, Jamie Fitzpatrick tries to enroll her somewhere else. When this fails, Jamie recruits a disillusioned but caring teacher to try to fix the broken school
Blackhat by Michael Mann( Visual )

25 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta
Tyler Perry's Madea goes to jail by Tyler Perry( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a high-speed freeway chase puts Madea in front of the judge, her reprieve is short-lived as anger management issues get the best of her and lands her in jail. A gleeful Joe couldn't be happier at Madea's misfortune. But her eccentric family members, the Browns, rally behind her, lending their special 'country' brand of support. Meanwhile, Assistant District Attorney Joshua Hardaway is on the fast track to career success. But Hardaway lands a case too personal to handle - defending Candace Washington, a woman he went to college with and who is now a prostitute and former drug addict. Handling the case would be a conflict of interest, so he asks his fiancée and fellow ADA Linda Holmes to fill in on his behalf. When Candace ends up in jail, Madea befriends the young woman, protecting her in a 'motherly' way as only Madea can
 
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Davis, Viola

Vajola Dejvis

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Viola Deivisa

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Βαϊόλα Ντέιβις

Вайола Дейвис

Вајола Дејвис

Виола Дејвис Американска глумица

Виола Дэвис американская актриса

Виола Дэвис Американская актриса, лауреат премий "Оскар", "Золотой глобус"

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