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Lathan, Sanaa

Overview
Works: 77 works in 261 publications in 5 languages and 13,466 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Romantic comedy films  Love stories  Film sequels  Detective and mystery films  Police films  Film adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sanaa Lathan
AVP Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson( Visual )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The incredible adventure begins when the discovery of an ancient pyramid buried in Antarctica sends a team of scientists and adventures to the frozen continent. There, they make an even more terrifying discovery: two alien races engaged in the ultimate battle. Whoever wins ... we lose
Out of time by Carl Franklin( Visual )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A police chief in a small town is investigating a brutal double murder and all the evidence is beginning to point to him! He is in a race against time to solve the crime before the others investigating it begin to see the clues and think he did it
Tyler Perry's The family that preys by Tyler Perry( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wealthy socialite Charlotte Cartwright and her dear friend Alice Pratt, a working class woman of high ideals, have enjoyed a lasting friendship throughout many years. Their lives become mired in turmoil as their adult children's extramarital affairs, unethical business practices and a dark paternity secret threaten to derail family fortunes and unravel the lives of all involved. Alice's self-centered daughter, Andrea, is betraying her husband Chris by engaging in an affair with her boss. Charlotte's son, William is cheating on his wife Jillian. William's true focus is to replace the COO of his mothers' lucrative construction corporation. Meanwhile, Alice's other daughter Pam tries to steer the family in a more positive direction. Charlotte and Alice decide to take a cross-country road trip to rediscover themselves and possibly find a way to save their families from ruin
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Película de suspenso cuyo argumento gira en torno a la amenaza planteada por una enfermedad mortal y un equipo internacional de médicos que trabajan de manera ardua para hacer frente al brote
A raisin in the sun ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago comes into a sudden financial windfall, the potential uses of which divides them bitterly
Love & basketball ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film is divided into the quarters of a basketball game and tells the story of Quincy and Monica. It traces their lives as they run parallel and run apart -- from childhood, to high school, to college -- concluding with Quincy and Monica as adults. Both play basketball and each dreams of playing on a professional level. For Quincy, it is easier and expected since he is the son of a professional ballplayer. Monica has it harder being both a woman when there was no professional league, and as a daughter whose mother cannot understand why her daughter wants to be an athlete
Something new ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If love is an adventure, Kenya McQueen has yet to be embarked upon it. A beautiful L.A. career woman, Kenya works as a senior manager at a prestigious accounting firm, and is on the verge of making partner. But she has yet to find her own partner and a fulfilling personal life. After another Valentine's Day spent working late, Kenya agrees to a blind date with Brian, a sexy and free-spirited landscape architect who is not exactly what she'd pictured for herself. Then again, she does need the yard of her new house fixed up. Her girlfriends are there for her with advice. Kenya's socially prominent parents Joyce and Edmond and womanizing younger brother Nelson also voice their own opinions. But it's when her perfect match, Mark, enters the picture that Kenya is truly thrown into confusion and ultimately, Kenya has to decide for herself what she truly wants
The best man holiday ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At a fifteen year reunion over the Christmas holidays, a group of college friends soon discover how simple it is for old rivalries and romances to resurface
Brown sugar ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sydney and Dre are childhood friends who share a love for music, especially hip-hop music, and have an unsung love for each other. When Dre decides to marry a woman that is all wrong from him, Sydney must make her move or risk losing her soulmate forever
Repentance ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angel Sanchez is a disturbed man fixated on the tragic death of his mother. Seemingly intent on finding inner peace, Sanchez seeks out Tommy Carter, a successful local author/spiritual advisor. Unaware of his client's true intent, Carter agrees to help the man rebuild his shattered life. But when Sanchez reveals his true intentions, the life coach must do everything in his power to stay alive in this taut, psychological thriller
Boss ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mayor Tome Kane's grip on Chicago is as powerful as ever. With high doses of medication, he's able to beat back the physical symptoms of his debilitating brain disease, but it comes at a cost. Committed to his unorthodox agenda, Kane cuts out the cancers within the political machine he helped build. As corrupt heads roll and his list of enemies grows, Kane's virtuous actions begin to erode the very foundation of power he's worked a lifetime to build
Wonderful world ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Singer is a failed folk singer, newly unemployed proofreader, and every-other-weekend dad to his young daughter. The only thing he takes comfort in is smoking marijuana and chess games with Ibou, his Senegalese roommate. When Ibou becomes ill, a municipal employee exacerbates the emergency situation, and Ben pours his energy into a lawsuit against the city. Meanwhile, Ibou's beautiful sister Khadi arrives from Senegal, and Ben's life begins to turn around
Blade by Stephen Norrington( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1967, bloodthirsty Immortals' lord, Deacon Frost, declares war on the human race, Blade is humanity's last hope for survival
Disappearing acts ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zora is an aspiring singer/songwriter who meets and falls in love with construction worker Franklin. They discover how difficult it is and how much they must sacrifice to still be there for eachother the morning after. They both learn that it takes a lot of strength to keep love alive
The best man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scandalous secrets from the past begin to reveal themselves when a commitment-shy writer and his old college buddies reunite for a wedding
Catfish in black bean sauce ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mai and Dwayne were refugee children in Vietnam when Harold and Dee Williams, an African-American couple living in Los Angeles, adopted them. Now that the children are adults, they remain close to their parents, especially Dwayne. Mai announces that she's located their birth mother, Thahn, and she's flying her to L.A. Dee takes the news hard: she sees herself being replaced. Harold is more sanguine, and Dwayne pretends to be indifferent. When Thahn arrives, tensions reach the breaking point between everyone
Any way the wind blows [a novel] by E. Lynn Harris( Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harris brings back characters from previous books, including John Basil Henderson. When Basil's life swings out of control, he wonders if his former fiance and her mom are after him again
The wood ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inglewood, a Los Angeles suburb, is called the Wood. It is largely home to Black middle class families. Mike, Slim, and Roland have been best friends since junior high. It's three hours before Roland's wedding and he has a bad case of cold feet. Mike and Slim must sober him up and help him decide if he wants to go through with the wedding. In flashbacks, they recall key moments of their friendship, including the rites of passage from boys to men
The Cleveland show ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of Cleveland Brown and his family when they move back to his hometown
Aliens vs. Predator requiem ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Warring alien and predator races descend on a small town, where unsuspecting residents must band together for any chance of survival
 
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Alternative Names
McCoy Lathan, Sanaa 1971-
Languages
English (160)
German (6)
French (3)
Spanish (3)
Chinese (1)
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