WorldCat Identities

Kazan, Lainie

Works: 156 works in 428 publications in 4 languages and 18,112 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Biography  Fairy tales 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Lainie Kazan
Most widely held works by Lainie Kazan
My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

63 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toula is a quiet, devoted daughter in a big, crazy Greek family. Working in her father's restaurant, she hides behind her family and keeps the world at a distance. One day at the restaurant she finds herself pouring coffee for a man who inspires her to change her life, and the way she sees the world ... forever
My big fat Greek wedding 2 by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

19 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to the highly successful 2002 motion picture, surprise: a hitherto unmentioned Portokalos family secret is sufficiently likelihood-bending as to force the previous film's characters out of large-screen retirement and back into our hearts for another big and fat Greek wedding
Pixels( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As kids in the 1980s, Sam Brenner, Will Cooper, Ludlow Lamonsoff, and Eddie ₁The Fire Blaster₂ Plant saved the world thousands of times, at 25 cents a game in the video arcades. Now, they're going to have to do it for real. In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens discover video feeds of classic arcade games and misinterpret them as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth, using the video games as the models for their assaults
You don't mess with the Zohan by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zohan Dvir is an ex-commando, Mossad agent who decides to fake his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist. He romances his clients by giving them extra 'special services' in the back room of the beauty shop he works in. However, he is eventually recognized, and risks losing his newfound life and career
Harry and the Hendersons( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and held by 1,113 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
Beaches by Ealing Corporation( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease. Featured for the first time on Blu-ray
The journey of Natty Gann by Walt Disney Productions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country search for her father. During her extraordinary odyssey, she forms a close bond with two diverse traveling companions: a magnificent, protective wolf, and a hardened drifter (John Cusack). A brilliant, moving tapestry, woven of courage and perseverance
The color of water : a black man's tribute to his white mother by James McBride( Recording )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was Ruth McBride Jordan? Not even her son knew the answer to that question until he embarked on a twelve-year journey that changed himself and his family forever. Born Rachel Deborah Shilsky, she began life as the daughter of an angry, failed Orthodox Jewish rabbi in the South. To escape her unhappy childhood, Ruth ran away to Harlem, married a black man, became Baptist and started an all-Black church. Her son James tells of growing up with inner confusions, chaos, and financial hardships ; of his own flirtation with drugs and violence ; of the love and faith his mother gave her twelve children ; and of his belated coming to terms with her Jewish heritage. The result is a powerful portrait of growing up, a meditation on race and identity, and a poignant, beautifully crafted hymn from a son to his mother
What's Cooking?( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Los Angeles' Fairfax district, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions. In the Nguyen family, the children's acculturation and immigrant parents' fears collide. In the Avila family, Isabel's son has invited her estranged husband to their family dinner. Audrey and Ron Williams want to keep their own family's ruptures secret from Ron's visiting mother. In the Seelig household, Herb and Ruth are unwilling to discuss that their grown daughter is living with her lover, Carla
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
My favorite year( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Swann is a legendary movie idol forced by the IRS to face the music--deportation or a TV appearance to pay up. Benjy is in charge of making sure Swann shows up sober. You are taken behind the scenes during the early days of live variety shows
Gigli by Martin Brest( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Gigli is a low-level Los Angeles mob enforcer whose volatile boss, Louis, hires Gigli to kidnap Brian, the mentally handicapped younger brother of a federal prosecutor who's about to bring Louis' boss to trial in New York. Gigli gets the kid home without a hitch. Then Ricki, a beautiful woman, shows up at his door. Gigli soon learns that the nervous Louis has hired her to keep an eye on him. As Gigli and Ricky continue to look after the young, innocent Brian, they find themselves increasingly attracted to one another
My favorite year : a new musical by Stephen Flaherty( )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crew( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story about a set of golden-year goodfellas fighting to protect their last piece of turf! Back in the days when mobsters were larger than life, none lived bigger than Bobby, "Bats", "The Brick", and "Mouth". But now well into retirement, the old crew find themselves suddenly facing eviction from their run-down Miami Beach hotel -- The Raj Mahal. That's when they decide there's only one thing left to do -- turn back the clock and pull one last "hit" in order to save their home!
The Delta Force by Menahem Golan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a fanatic band of ruthless terrorists hijack a commercial jetliner, a small anti-terrorist squad strikes with awesome force
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre by Billy Crystal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a witch's curse turns a young prince into a repulsive frog, only the kiss from a beautiful but selfish princess can restore him back to his handsome human form; One night, Geppeto wishes for a son. The Blue Fairy appears and turns his puppet, Pinocchio, into a living marionette; After leaving home, three distinctly different brothers learn an important lesson when a big, bad wolf tries to blow each of their houses down; When the King declares a Royal Laugh-Off to bring a smile to the face of his solemn daugher, Waldo answers the call and captures her heart
Red Riding Hood( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Riding Hood has been given a task to deliver a package to her grandmother in the magical forest, but has a little difficulty getting there because of the Big Bad Wolf. She has to now outwit the Wolf and get to grandmother's house at the same time
The associate by René Gainville( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fast-track executive starts her own company after a backstabbing co-worker nabs her promotion. But when she's locked out of the stuffy corporate world, she invents a dazzling male business partner to sell her ideas! Her wacky plan soon spins wildly out of control, however, when her bogus "associate" becomes Wall Street's hottest financial whiz--she must impersonate him!
One from the heart by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story set in Las Vegas. Includes a fantasy sequence (tango, Bora-Bora flamenco, and Las Vegas street scene), performed by Teri Garr, Raul Julia, and ensemble
Pinocchio by Faerie Tale Theatre( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and French and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fairy promises real life if puppet Pinocchio can prove he is kind, honest, and loving. A wayward huckster tries to lead the puppet astray but Pinocchio decides to perform a redeeming act of bravery and kindness
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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.09 for My big fat ... to 0.85 for Commonweal ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
My big fat Greek wedding
You don't mess with the ZohanBeachesThe color of water : a black man's tribute to his white motherFaerie tale theatreGigliShelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre
Alternative Names
Lainie Kazan

Lainie Kazan actrice et chanteuse américaine

Lainie Kazan American actress and singer

Lainie Kazan Amerikaans actrice

Lainie Kazan amerikansk sångare och skådespelare

Lainie Kazan amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

Lainie Kazan amerikansk songar og skodespelar

Lainie Kazan attrice e cantante statunitense

Lainie Kazan US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Lainie Levine

Levine, Lainie.

Levine, Lainie 1942-

Лэйни Казан

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ليني كازان

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