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Lithgow, John 1945-

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Most widely held works by John Lithgow
Shrek by Andrew Adamson( Visual )

98 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess for a tyrannical lord
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

59 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults' need for rigid morality
Rise of the planet of the apes by Rupert Wyatt( Visual )

44 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Turkish and held by 2,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Caesar ... [is] a chimpanzee who gains human-like intelligence and emotions from an experimental drug. Raised like a child by the drug's creator ..., Caesar ultimately finds himself taken from the humans he loves and imprisoned. Seeking justice, Caesar assembles a simian army and escapes--putting man and primate on a collision course that could change the planet forever"--Container
Interstellar by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Earth's future, a global crop blight and second Dust Bowl are slowly rendering the planet uninhabitable. Professor Brand (Michael Caine), a brilliant NASA physicist, is working on plans to save mankind by transporting Earth's population to a new home via a wormhole. But first, Brand must send former NASA pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) and a team of researchers through the wormhole and across the galaxy to find out which of three planets could be mankind's new home
Prohibition by Ken Burns( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
Terms of endearment by James L Brooks( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rocky and passionate relationship between a mother and daughter from birth to death
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-priced personal injury attorney takes on a case that becomes an epic legal battle ... one that may cost him his career, reputation and all that he owns
Life's greatest miracle by John, 1945- ; Nilsson, Lennart, 1922-; Cort, Julia. ; PBS Home Video Lithgow( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of a child from conception to birth, using both microimagery and the story of a young couple preparing for their first child
The Roosevelts : an Intimate History( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of National Parks, the digging of the
Confessions of a shopaholic by He gen( Visual )

16 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca Bloomwood is a young woman struggling with her debilitating obsession with shopping and the sudden collapse of her income source. She unintentionally lands a job writing for a Manhattan financial magazine after a drunken letter-mailing mix-up. Ironically, now Rebecca is writing about the very consumer caution of which she herself has not abided. Rebecca's innovative comparisons and unconventional metaphors for economics grants her critical acclaim, public success, and the admiration of her supportive boss Luke. But as she draws closer to her ultimate goal of writing for renowned fashion magazine Alette, she questions her true ambitions and must determine if overcoming her 'shopaholic' condition will bring her real happiness
The remarkable Farkle McBride by John Lithgow( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical prodigy Farkle McBride tries a number of instruments before discovering that conducting the orchestra makes him happy
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered. A lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. She writes a speculative legal brief exposing the activities of a powerful oil magnate. With the help of Gray Grantham, an investigative reporter, they suspect a good friend of the president is trying to manipulate the outcome of a trial that is now before the Supreme Court
Leap year by Anand Tucker( Visual )

14 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anna's four-year anniversary to her boyfriend passes without an engagement ring, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, Anna follows Jeremy to Dublin to propose to him. But after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of Declan, a handsome and carefree local man, to get her across the country. Along the way, they discover that the road to love can take you to very unexpected places
Kinsey by Bill Condon( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinsey (Liam Neeson), who in 1948 irrevocably changed American culture with his book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male. Interviewing thousands of people about the most intimate aspects of their lives, Kinsey lifted the weight of secrecy and shame from a society in which sexual practices were mostly hidden. His work sparked one of the most intense cultural debates of the past century - a debate that rages on today
The Tuskegee airmen by Robert Markowitz( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest mission of their lives and to prove to America that courage knows no color
The campaign by Will Ferrell( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man, naive Marty Huggins, is director of the local Tourism Center
Einstein's big idea( Visual )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Marsupial Sue by John Lithgow( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marsupial Sue, a young kangaroo, finds happiness in doing what kangaroos do
Harry and the Hendersons( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family accidentally runs over Bigfoot and brings him home. It's a race against time to get Harry back into the forest before scientists take him. Bonus features include deleted scenes, a making-of documentary, commentary, and much more
Memphis Belle by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

12 editions published between 1880 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story about the famous plane of World War II, the Flying Fortress, Memphis Belle is about the crew of one of the B-17s flying their last mission before they can go home to a hero's welcome
 
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Alternative Names
John Lithgow acteur américain

John Lithgow aktor amerykański

John Lithgow Amerikaans filmacteur

John Lithgow amerikai színész

John Lithgow attore cinematografico, attore teatrale e scrittore statunitense

John Lithgow US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

John Lithgow usona aktoro

Lithgow, John Arthur

Джон Литгоу

Джон Литгоу американский актёр

Джон Літгоу

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ג'ון לית'גו

ג'ון לית'גו מוזיקאי אמריקאי

جان لیسگو صداپیشه، موسیقی‌دان، بازیگر، و شاعر آمریکایی

جون ليثغو

존 리스고

ジョン・リスゴー

约翰·利思戈

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FootlooseConfessions of a shopaholicThe remarkable Farkle McBrideThe pelican briefEinstein's big ideaMarsupial SueHarry and the HendersonsMemphis Belle