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Obst, Lynda Rosen

Works: 78 works in 331 publications in 6 languages and 17,993 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  History 
Roles: Producer, Author, Speaker, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Lynda Rosen Obst
Most widely held works by Lynda Rosen Obst
Interstellar by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,789 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
How to lose a guy in 10 days by Donald Petrie( Visual )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 2,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andi is the "How to" girl at an up-and-coming women's magazine who need to prove she can pick up any guy and dump him in 10 days. And in order for Ben to win an advertising presentation he needs to prove he can make any woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Now that they are a "couple" and the clock is ticking, anything goes
The fisher king by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parry is a homeless history professor who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights, and damsels in distress. Jack is New York's number one shock deejay, until the day his off-hand arrogance triggers a tragedy that ruins his career. Penniless and without prospects, Jack finds himself plucked from disaster by the most improbable of saviors, Parry
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Christmas Eve, psychologist Marcia Fieldstone asks her radio audience to share their dreams for the holiday season. Eight-year-old Jonah calls in from Seattle, with a wish for his dad to find a new wife. Mom died a year-and-a-half ago. Baltimore Sun reporter Annie Reed also hears the broadcast, when Jonah's architect father Sam gets on the air. Sam talks about the magical moment he met his wife and instantly knew that she was the right one. Despite the fact that she is engaged to Walter, Annie feels drawn to Sam. She's not the only one. Some 2000 women from all across the country send letters to the man they know as "Sleepless in Seattle." Jonah picks Annie's out of the mail, sensing that she is the right one to be his new mother. It takes Sam a little longer to catch on
The invention of lying by Ricky Gervais( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark is a desperate unempolyed 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
Adventures in babysitting by Chris Columbus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A babysitter and three kids leave the safe suburbs and head for the heart of the big city to rescue a frantic friend
The siege by Edward Zwick( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI special agent Anthony "Hub" Hubbard and U.S. Army General William Devereaux attempt to stop a ruthless band of terrorists from wreaking havoc on New York City
Hope floats by Sandra Bullock( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humiliated on national television when her best friend and her husband admit they are in love and having an affair, Birdee Pruitt moves back to her mother's home in Texas. Returning home, however, is not easy. Her young daughter misses her father and she finds that having been the most popular girl in high school - cheerleader, married the high school quarterback - left a bitter feeling among many of her contemporaries. There is one man, however, who still has feelings for her after all of these years, but can Birdee put her recent past behind her and start a new life?
One fine day by Nonny Hogrogian( Visual )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanie is juggling single parenthood with a career as an architect. Jack is a commitment shy newspaper columnist who only has his daughter every other weekend. When their kids miss a school field trip, Melanie and Jack agree to take shifts babysitting for the day--resulting in twelve hours of hilarious misadventures with one unexpected twist
The Sixties : the decade remembered now, by the people who lived it then( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abandon( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful and success-driven college student is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of a former boyfriend, a brilliant young composer named Embry. Wade Handler, a detective struggling to put back the pieces of a troubled career. When someone tied to Embry's past starts leaving clues, Embry's ex-girl friend and Wade are drawn into a harrowing mystery and plunged into an inescapable web of desire, deceit and murder
Angus, thongs and perfect snogging by Louise Rennison( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almost fifteen, Georgia sets her sights on the gorgeous new guy at school, but she much first get him away from her arch-rival Lindsay
Sleepless in Hollywood : tales from the new abnormal in the movie business by Lynda Rosen Obst( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By the author of the bestseller Hello, He Lied, a veteran producer takes a witty look at the new Hollywood. Lynda Obst returns to dish on the experts, tastemakers, and moguls of today's Hollywood and the movies they make. She describes how the movie business has lost its MO--and is now losing its talent to network and especially cable TV. With the collapse of the DVD market, the movie industry was crippled. The business reacted by producing tentpoles (mega-hits) or tadpoles (which nobody gets a chance to see). Why? Since the majority of their revenue comes from the foreign market, especially China and Russia, studios are no longer dependent on expensive stars or dialogue (i.e. writers). Special effects and 3D replace people. Obst speaks from the front lines. Her subjects are friends, moguls, former employers, mentors, and even relatives, who express their opinions with disarming bluntness and hilarity. Obst combines her experiences with insights from the smartest people in the business. In what Obst calls the New Abnormal (because Hollywood wasn't normal to begin with), studios are paralyzed. Can the movie business be resurrected? Can it once again make the movies that make us laugh, cry, and wish we could own the DVD? Obst is ready"--
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an astronomer discovers communication emanating from the star Vega, she leads an international team in deciphering it, and travels through space to contact the senders of the message
Bad girls by Jonathan Kaplan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild west story of four fallen women on the run branded as outlas, pursued by a posse and traced by Pinkerton detectives
Dirty dreams : a novel by Lynda Rosen Obst( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything I want to eat : Sqirl and the new California cooking by Jessica Koslow( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The award-winning chef of Los Angeles' popular restaurant Sqirl shares over one hundred of her favorite health-conscious recipes, which use real foods and can be adjusted to suit different dietary requirements
Heartbreak hotel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heartbreak Hotel takes place in a small town in the year 1972, and tells the story of a young man who borrows his mom's pink Cadillac, kidnaps Elvis Presley and progresses through a series of outrageous events!
This is my life by Nora Ephron( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A salesgirl goes from Macy's cosmetics counter to stand-up comic, only to find her daughters unhappy with a famous mom who stays away longer than she promised and turns their personal lives into comedy material
Death of the DVD : how Hollywood lost its mojo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood movie producer Lynda Obst discusses how the downfall of the DVD severely impacted the business of Hollywood, from film profits to studios willing to go with their gut and take a risk on a movie. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's 'Bloomberg Surveillance.'
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Sleepless in Seattle
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Lynda Obst Amerikaans filmproducente

Lynda Obst produtttrice cinematografica statunitense

Lynda Obst US-amerikanische Filmproduzentin und Schriftstellerin

Lynda Rosen Obst

Obst, Lynda

Obst, Lynda 1950-

Obst, Lynda Rosen .

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