Kennedy, Kathleen 1954-
Most widely held works about Kathleen Kennedy
Most widely held works by Kathleen Kennedy
Seabiscuit ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 2,343 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story. A half-blind ex-prizefighter and mustang breaker team up with a millionaire and his rough-hewn, undersized horse, Seabiscuit. The men bring Seabiscuit to incredible heights, helping to turn a long shot into a legend. Eventually, Seabiscuit earns Horse of the Year honors in 1938.
Jurassic Park ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 2,165 libraries worldwide
On a remote island off Costa Rica, wealthy entrepreneur John Hammond (Attenborough) has created Jurassic Park. It features real live dinosaurs, created through the reconstruction of dinosaur DNA. Prompted by his lawyer (Ferrero), Hammond recruits paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant (Neill), paleobotanist Dr. Ellie Sattler (Dern), and eccentric mathematician Ian Malcolm (Goldblum) to take a guided tour of the park, evaluate it, and give it a seal of approval. Hammond's visiting grandchildren (Richards and Mazzello) come along for the ride, which is interrupted by a tropical storm and industrial sabotage.
The curious case of Benjamin Button ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and Russian and held by 2,154 libraries worldwide
Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he ages backwards, being born an old man. He is diagnosed with several aged diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival. He does survive and gets younger with time.
Schindler's list ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 2,138 libraries worldwide
The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands.
The color purple ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,961 libraries worldwide
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
E.T. the extra-terrestrial ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,919 libraries worldwide
A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth. A warm, insightful story of childhood innocence, frustration, courage and love. An exhilarating experience for young and old alike. John Williams won an Oscar for his score, as did the sound and visual effects teams.
The sixth sense ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 1,751 libraries worldwide
A noted child psychologist attempts to help a frightened 8-year-old boy who is experiencing terrifying visions of the dead.
A.I. Artificial intelligence ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,725 libraries worldwide
Visions of a future full of astonishing android technology. David, an advanced android, embarks on an extraordinary adventure to discover the secret of his own identity. Believing in the story of Pinocchio, David dreams of becoming a real boy.
Munich ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,564 libraries worldwide
The intense story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it.
Ponyo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,474 libraries worldwide
A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship before Ponyo's father forces her to return to the sea. Ponyo's desire to be human upsets the balance of nature and only Ponyo's mother, a beautiful sea goddess, can restore nature's balance and make Ponyo's dreams come true.
The bridges of Madison County ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,472 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.
The Indian in the cupboard ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,372 libraries worldwide
A nine-year-old boy receives a plastic Indian, a cupboard, and a little key for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life in the cupboard and befriends him.
War of the worlds ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and French and held by 1,361 libraries worldwide
A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens.
Hereafter ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
This film peers at an intriguing question--is there an afterlife?--through the lens of George, Marie, and Marcus, who are each tortured in different ways by the thought of life after death. George Lonegan is psychic. It was once his career: he was "the man who can speak to the dead," with a high-traffic website, and a popular biography. But he fled that life, unable to cope with the emotional burden of his abilities. Marie Lelay is a French TV presenter coping with the intense emotions brought on by a near death experience in the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. She's written a book on the subject, which was greeted with derision by her colleagues. Marcus and Jason live in a London council estate, covering for their mother, who's a hopeless junkie. When Jason meets a sudden and tragic end, Marcus is set hopelessly adrift, and begins obsessively researching psychics and seers who can help him contact Jason on the other side.
Jurassic Park III ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined.
Le scaphandre et le papillon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
The story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, French editor of Elle magazine, who suffered a stroke at the age of 43, paralyzing his entire body except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind.
E.T., the extra-terrestrial ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
A story of an alien stranded on Earth and his relationship with a young boy. For the 20th anniversary, the film was reissued with a digitally remixed soundtrack, additional footage and computer-generated enhancements to existing scenes.
Hook ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook.
Twister ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
Scientists pursue the most destructive weather front to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years.
Twister ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 838 libraries worldwide
Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton play scientists pursuing the most destructive weather front to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years.
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