WorldCat Identities

Bening, Annette

Works: 207 works in 1,420 publications in 10 languages and 37,720 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Western films  Biographical films  History  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host, Interviewee, Author, Other, Contributor, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Annette Bening
American Beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )

176 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
The Kids Are All Right by Lisa Cholodenko( Visual )

55 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nic and Jules are in a long term, committed, loving but by no means perfect relationship. Nic, a physician, needs to wield what she believes is control, whereas Jules, under that control, is less self-assured. They have two teen-aged children, Joni, who is Nic's biological child, and Laser, who is Jules' biological child. A big-hearted, sexy and uproariously funny movie that combines comedic surprise with poignant emotional truth
Open range by William Wyler( Visual )

58 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
Being Julia by Ronald Harwood( Visual )

49 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
The siege by Edward Zwick( Visual )

77 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States government abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law
Running with scissors by Augusten Burroughs( Visual )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After seeing a less-than-conventional psychiatrist for her problems at home who gives her too many prescriptions and bad advice, a mother ends her marriage and sends her young son to live with the doctor and his odd family
Regarding Henry by Mike Nichols( Visual )

44 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless lawyer is shot during a robbery attempt and must rebuild his life without any memory of his past
Danny Collins( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging rocker Danny Collins can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager uncovers a 40-year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act
Bugsy by Barry Levinson( Visual )

57 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was a ruthless mobster who had it all, and then met a woman who wanted more. Their love affair was passionate, tempestuous and ultimately tragic
Mars attacks! by Tim Burton( Visual )

72 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth
The Grifters by Stephen Frears( Visual )

71 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three con artists walk on the razor's edge of life. Lilly has decided it's time to get out, and wants her son out, too. But Roy has fallen for sleek Myra, who wants him for her partner
The great outdoors( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered family's summer vacation is plunged into chaos by the unexpected arrival of their least-favorite relatives
Ruby Sparks by Jonathan Dayton( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Struggling with writer's block and a lackluster love life, once-famous novelist Calvin (Dano) creates a beautiful fictitious character named Ruby (Kazan) who inspires him. But not only does this bring his work to life--it also brings Ruby to life--literally! Face-to-face with an actual relationship with his once-virtual girlfriend, Calvin must now decide whether to pen this love story or let it write itself"--Container
Mother and child by Rodrigo García( Visual )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women's lives share a common core. They have all been profoundly affected by adoption. At age fourteen, Karen placed a baby for adoption, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child. Even though she is a bright and ambitious lawyer, she is a flinty loner in her personal life. Lucy and her husband are just embarking on the adoption odyssey, hoping for the opportunity to become parents
Girl most likely( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After both her career and relationship hit the skids, Imogene is forced to make the humiliating move back home to New Jersey with her eccentric mother and younger brother. Adding further insult to injury, there's a strange man sleeping in her old bedroom, and an even stranger man sleeping in her mother's bed
Liberty's kids the complete series by PBS( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 36, "Yorktown : Moses' brother, Cato, a soldier on the British side, is sent into harm's way by Cornwallis and is aided by a sympathetic Hessian soldier. Sarah, James and Henri witness the long siege and victory at Yorktown. It's a huge victory for the Americans, but Washington is not yet convinced the war is over"--From pamphlet
Guilty by suspicion by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the McCarthy witchhunts of the 1950's, Guilty by Suspicion tells the story of the destruction of the career of a director- all he has to do to revive his stalled career is testify against friends who are suspected of being Communists
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself. Updated version of Shakespeare's tale
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Regarding Henry
Alternative Names
A. B. 1958-

Anet Bening

Annette Bening actrice américaine

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Annette Beningová

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