Most widely held works about Rob Lowe
Most widely held works by Rob Lowe
The outsiders ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 1,481 libraries worldwide
Francis Ford Coppola's stylized teen melodrama is based on the popular novel by S. E. Hinton. In 1960s Tulsa, the "right" and "wrong" sides of the tracks are represented by rival gangs, the upscale Socs and the underprivileged Greasers. Darrel Curtis (Patrick Swayze) is doing his best to raise his two younger brothers, Sodapop (Rob Lowe in his first film role) and Ponyboy (C. Thomas Howell). Sensitive Ponyboy is a budding writer in love with Cherry (Diane Lane), the unobtainable beauty from the enemy gang. When Ponyboy's buddy, troubled Johnny Cade (Ralph Macchio), kills one of the Socs in self-defense, their friend Dallas (Matt Dillon) helps the two youths hide out in an abandoned country church. There they live as exiles from a society that doesn't want them. But not all is lost, when Ponyboy, Johnny, and Dallas save some children caught in a fire they become unlikely heroes. -- from http://www.moviemars.com (Sep. 20, 2011).
Thank you for smoking ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,321 libraries worldwide
A charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco struggles with the twin demands of being successful at his job and acting as a good role model for his son.
Stories I only tell my friends : an autobiography by Rob Lowe ( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,193 libraries worldwide
A teen idol at fifteen, an international icon and founder of the Brat Pack at twenty, and one of Hollywood's top stars to this day, Rob Lowe chronicles his experiences as a painfully misunderstood child actor in Ohio uprooted to the wild counterculture of mid-seventies Malibu, where he embarked on his unrelenting pursuit of a career in Hollywood.
The invention of lying ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Mark is a desperate unemployed writer who lives in a world where everyone unfailingly tells the truth. People don't even know what fiction is. Every thought, no matter how humiliating or harsh, tumbles out unvarnished. Then one day, Mark becomes so desperate he concocts a lie. In a world where everyone is unfailingly honest, a lie is believed with total and absolute gullibility. Mark can get anything he wants. The one thing he truly wants is the love of a girl named Anna who happens to be the one person he can't bring himself to lie to.
Wayne's world ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late night cable-access show at his network, they soon discover the road from basement to big time is a gnarly one, fraught with danger, temptation and ragin' party opportunities.
The Christmas shoes ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
A workaholic attorney crosses paths with a young boy on Christmas Eve and rediscovers the true meaning of love, life, and the holiday season.
St. Elmo's fire ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and French and held by 829 libraries worldwide
Seven friends, recent college graduates, search for a place in the real world and face the issues of career and commitment. Against the backdrop of St. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love each one another as only the closest of friends can.
Founding brothers ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2 explores the ideological conflict that existed between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton and highlights Washington's farewell address. Volume 3 portrays the bitterly contested presidential election of 1796 and the difficult administration of John Adams. Volume 4 concludes with the poignant tale of the reconciliation between Adams and Jefferson, and the story of the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.
The outsiders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
Coming of age movie set in Tulsa Oklahoma in the mid sixties.
The West Wing. The complete first season ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
Headed by President Josiah Bartlet, demonstrates that office politics are the same everywhere; things just have greater repercussions when your office happens to be the White House. Stories surround the President; his deputy communications director Sam Seaborn; his beleaguered press secretary, C.J. Cregg; the chief of staff, recovering boozehound Leo McGarry, who sacrifices his marriage to his career. Among the global crises Bartlet must finesse are a nuclear showdown between India and Pakistan, an American plane shot down by terrorists, and another downed U.S. plane in Iraq.
Austin Powers, the spy who shagged me ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
Intent on world domination, diabolical genius Dr. Evil travels back to 1969 and steals Austin's libido. Now Austin must return to the swingin' sixties, recover his "mojo" and stop his nemesis from liquidating the world.
Nightmares & dreamscapes. Volumes 1, 2 and 3 by Stephen King ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
One of the best-selling authors to ever set pen to paper, Stephen King crafts macabre tales of the highest order. In his third collection of short stories, King displays the range and fecundity of imagination that his readers savor.
The West Wing. The complete second season ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
The President and staff have been targeted for disruption by rival politicians, soon after being targeted by would-be assassins. The President heads through midterm elections and into a crisis that leads to allegations of criminal conduct. 22 episodes.
The Christmas blessing ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
When a medical resident loses a patient, he moves back home with his father to rethink his career. His visit is a bittersweet one, overshadowed by memories of the mother he lost 18 years earlier on Christmas Eve. Nathan accepts a coaching position at a local elementary school where he meets Megan, a teacher, and becomes close with a young boy named Charlie. His world is turned upside down when the lives of the woman he loves and an innocent young boy are in crisis.
WW II in HD ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
The only people to see the war like this were the ones who lived it. Until now. Seventy years in the making. Three thousand hours of color footage few knew existed. The first documentary to show original color footage of World War II in immersive HD, the world premiere History series WWII in HD uses the journals and accounts of those who served in the war's biggest battles to create a personal, introspective and detailed look at life on and off the front lines. Follow 12 unforgettable Americans and experience the war through their eyes, in their own words, as it really looked and sounded. WWII IN HD transforms their stirring journey into a tangible piece of history. Culled from rare color film found in a two-year worldwide search and converted to HD with meticulous technique, WWII in HD provides a picture of World War II as it has never been seen before.
View from the top ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
A young woman dreams that being a flight attendant will help her escape from her rural home town. When she ends up stationed in Cleveland she enters into a relationship and begins to question her dreams.
The West Wing. The complete third season ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
The 22-episode third season whose storylines include the investigation into the alleged cover-up of President Barlet's illness, the early bid for a second term and confrontations with global terrorism. Reel- and real-life events profoundly intersect in the historic Isaac and Ishmael episode made in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. And must-see bonus features include a special The West Wing look at the executive branch featuring interviews with former U.S. Presidents and staff.
The West Wing. The complete fourth season ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
Follows the re-election of President Bartlet to his second term and several crises both during and after the election in this 22-episode fourth season.
About last night ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 467 libraries worldwide
After drinks at a favorite Chicago hang-out, Danny Martin and Debbie Sullivan head to Danny's place to indulge in the single's quest--the one-night-stand. Danny and Debbie wind up living together and amidst the daily drudge of domestic life, they begin to realize that making love is easy, saying "I love you" more difficult, and being in love the hardest of all.
Thank you for smoking ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Nick Naylor is a sexy, smart and charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who will fight to protect American's right to smoke. At the same time he is trying to maintain the idea of a perfect role model for his 12-year-old son. When Nick incurs the wrath of a senator bent on snuffing out cigarettes, Nick's powers of "filtering the truth" will be put to the test.
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