Most widely held works about Ally Sheedy
Most widely held works by Ally Sheedy
The breakfast club ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
They are five high school students with nothing in common, faced with spending a Saturday morning detention together in their school library. At 7 a.m. they had nothing to say to each other, but by 4 p.m., they had bared their souls and become good friends.
The breakfast club ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
Five high school students-- a Rebel, an Athlete, a Brain, a Princess and a Basketcase-- find themselves thrown together serving a Saturday morning detention. They do not have much in common, except giving up their day, sitting in the school library, and writing an essay for the principal. At first, they argue and hate each other, but after smoking some of the Rebel's marijuana, they begin to pour their hearts out to each other. They talk about their fears, secrets, deepest emotions, and problems.
St. Elmo's fire ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and French and held by 829 libraries worldwide
Seven friends, recent college graduates, search for a place in the real world and face the issues of career and commitment. Against the backdrop of St. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love each one another as only the closest of friends can.
WarGames ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and French and held by 771 libraries worldwide
Young electronics wizard David Lightman unwittingly hooks into America's supersecret wargames computer and the world is suddenly threatened with nuclear annihilation.
Cradle and all by James Patterson ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 libraries worldwide
Anne Fitzgerald, a former nun turned private investigator, is hired to investigate the immaculate conceptions of two young women.
Short circuit ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 690 libraries worldwide
When a bolt of lightning zaps an experimental military robot and brings it to life, it escapes and finds companionship and danger.
Welcome to the Rileys ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Doug and Louise have been married for many years, but their marriage began to grow cold after their teenage daughter was killed in a car accident. When Doug goes to New Orleans to attend a convention, he meets Mallory, a teenage stripper/prostitute who is on a path to self-destruction. Doug decides to help her whether she appreciates it or not. This act will help to heal his marriage.
Short circuit ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
After a short circuit during an electrical storm, a military robot escapes and finds a home with a young woman.
Only the lonely ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a 38-year old Chicago cop who still lives with his mother, a domineering widow used to controlling her son's life. When he meets and falls in love with a young woman, Mama sets out to break up the romance.
She was nice to mice : the other side of Elizabeth I's character never before revealed by previous historians by Ally Sheedy ( Book )
4 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
The memoirs of a literary mouse living at the court of Elizabeth I reveal the public and private life of the Queen and her courtiers.
Betsy's wedding ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
An eccentric family copes with a daughter's wedding. Coping includes accidental meetings with the mob, oddball romances, revenge schemes and more!
High art ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 382 libraries worldwide
This film depicts a naive young woman whose stock rises at a pretentious art magazine because of her budding relationship with a once brilliant photographer who had a breakdown years ago. The question is how deeply Syd is willing to immerse herself in Berliner's hedonistic, heroin-infused, lesbian lifestyle.
Yesterday I saw the sun : poems by Ally Sheedy ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Maid to order ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
A fairy godmother turns a rich, bored brat into a homeless, penniless outsider who is forced to work as a maid for two wealthy social climbers.
Cover girl culture awakening the media generation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
In this documentary, former Elite International fashion model, Nicole Clark, calls for a necessary change, integrity and responsible media for our youth. This is an examination of how advertising and the cult of celebrity have deeply and negatively impacted teens and young women. The film juxtaposes ads and interviews with editors from top fashion magazines with revealing interviews of parents, teachers, psychologists, body image experts, and the girls themselves.
Day zero ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
The military draft has been reinstated. Three best friends--George, a successful lawyer, Dixon, a tough-as-nails cab driver, and Feller, a writer with a lot of insecurities--are drafted into the Army and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, the three friends will be forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor.
Don't you forget about me ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
In 1991, filmmaker John Hughes disappeared from Hollywood. In 2008, four filmmakers went to find him. This film documents their search through interviews with the actors who appeared in his iconic films, and with film critics and fans.
Bad boys ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Mick O'Brien is a young Chicago street thug torn between a life of petty crime and the love of his girlfriend. But when the heist of a local drug dealer goes tragially wrong, Mick is sentenced to a brutal juvenile prison where violence is a rite of passage an respect os measured in vengeance. Can a bad boy on the edge of salvation find the heart to survive a manhood on the verge of murder?
Amnesia ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and French and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Paul Keller is a minister who has found himself involved in an affair with his son's teacher. Unable to see an end to his sinful path, he concocts a scheme to fake his own death. His plan goes awry and he is left with no recollection of himself or his former life.
Bad boys ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
"Mick O'Brien is a young Chicago street thug torn between a life of petty crime and the love of his girlfriend. When the heist of a local drug dealer goes tragically wrong, Mick is sentenced to a brutal juvenile prison where violence is a rite of passage and respect is measured in vengeance. Can a bad boy on the edge of salvation find the heart to survive a manhood on the verge of murder?" --Container.
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Sheedy, Alexandra Elizabeth
Sheedy, Ally 1962-
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