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Lithgow, John 1945-

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

86 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,342 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 )

51 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,480 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 )

36 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 2,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During experiments to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease, a genetically-enhanced chimpanzee uses its greater intelligence to lead other apes to freedom
Interstellar by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars
Prohibition by Ken Burns( Visual )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,083 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 )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama about the evolving thirty year relationship between a mother and daughter
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,908 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( Visual )

11 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 remarkable Farkle McBride by John Lithgow( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical prodigy Farkle McBride tries a number of instruments before discovering that conducting the orchestra makes him happy
Confessions of a shopaholic by He gen( Visual )

13 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 1,606 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 Roosevelts : An Intimate History( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape, from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front, to the founding of the United Nations
Leap year by Anand Tucker( Visual )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,566 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 )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German 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 pelican brief by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everyone else wants her dead
The campaign by Will Ferrell( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When long-term congressman Cam Brady commits a major public gaffe before an upcoming election, a pair of ultra-wealthy CEOs plot to put up a rival candidate and gain influence over their North Carolina district. Their man: nav̐e Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Center. At first, Marty appears to be the unlikeliest possible choice but, with the help of his new benefactors' support, a cutthroat campaign manager and his family's political connections, he soon becomes a contender who gives the charismatic Cam plenty to worry about. As Election Day closes in, the two are locked in a dead heat, with insults quickly escalating to injury until all they care about is burying each other, in this mud-slinging, back-stabbing, home-wrecking comedy
The Tuskegee airmen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,421 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. Based on a true story
Einstein's big idea( Visual )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,383 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 Faraday, 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 )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an average American family meets "Harry," a legendary Bigfoot creature, their life is turned upside down until they are able to return him back to his natural environment
Memphis Belle by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

11 editions published between 1880 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crew of the USAF bomber 'Memphis Belle', stationed in Britain during World War II, are preparing for their record-breaking 25th daylight mission. The mission will be as dangerous as ever, but if they survive they will return to the States as heroes. Starring Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz and crooner Harry Connick Jr, the film is based on William Wyler's classic 1944 documentary
 
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Confessions of a shopaholic
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 Літгоу

Литгоу, Джон

Ջոն Լիթգոու

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