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Avnet, Jon 1949-

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Most widely held works by Jon Avnet
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

176 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 3,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 83-year-old reminisces about her Depression-era life in the town of Whistle Stop, Alabama
Risky business by Paul Brickman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel's parents are going on vacation and leaving him in charge of the house. They trust their college-bound 17-year-old son but they shouldn't. Every kid's dream is every parent's nightmare. No sooner do Joel's parents step on the plane when he raids the liquor cabinet, has a joyride in Dad's Porsche, and has a night of passion with a young call girl named Lana
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
Righteous kill by Jon Avnet( Visual )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turk and Rooster are two aging NYPD detectives who have been partners for 30 years. They are faced with a serial killer who is murdering other sociopathic criminals. They both have personal issues. They start working with Perez and Riley, a younger team. Tensions between the pairs of partners is inevitable, especially since Turk is now living with Perez's ex-girlfriend. She also happens to be a homicide detective. But before Turk and Rooster can retire, they are called in to investigate the murder of a notorious pimp, which has ties to a case they solved years before
D2 the Mighty Ducks by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slapped with a community service assignment, a tough trial lawyer must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win
88 minutes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jack Gramm is a college professor who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI. Gramm receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live. Now he has to put together the clues and try and solve the biggest crime of his career. He narrows down the possible suspects, who include a disgruntled student, a jilted former lover, and a serial killer who is already on death row, all before his time runs out
Sky Captain and the world of tomorrow by Kerry Conran( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aviator and a reporter attempt to save the world from destruction by flying robots
The Mighty Ducks by Stephen Herek( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slapped with a community service assignment, a tough trial lawyer must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win
Up close & personal by Alanna Nash( Visual )

42 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When aspiring news reporter Tally Atwater tries to break into television, only veteran newsman Warren Justice will give her a shot. In time, he teaches her everything he knows about news and she teaches him how to love again. But with her rise from local TV weather girl to network anchor, Tally and Warren must balance the dream of success with their desire for each other
When a man loves a woman by Luis Mandoki( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice and Michael Green are a passionate couple who have worked hard to build a good life for themselves and their two young daughters. But a dark secret from Alice's past is about to surface- a secret that threatens to destroy them as lovers, as a family and as individuals
The war by John Avnet( Visual )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Mississippi, the summer of 1970, and two children are determined to build the ultimate treehouse with their friends, while their father, a newly returned Vietnam vet, has equally high hopes to rebuild his life
D3 the Mighty Ducks( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Ducks win scholarships to a snooty private school, Coach Bombay announces that he's moving on to greener pastures with the Goodwill Games. Shortly after the team arrive at Eden Hall Academy, they inherit a new coach who turns out to be their worst nightmare. Then with their scholarships on the line, they face their toughest rival, the 10-time championship varsity team
Uprising by John Avnet( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, the Germans decreed that all 350,000 Warsaw Jews be forcibly detained in the area known as the "Warsaw Ghetto". In fear for their lives, the Polish Jews form the Jewish Fighting Organization (JFO) to fight against this oppressive force. When the German troops march into the Ghetto, they are surprised and repulsed by the JFO fighters. Their resolve will be tested as the Nazi's promise to completely eradicate the Ghetto as a birthday present for Hitler
Red corner by Jon Avnet( Visual )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Moore is an American attorney having talks in Bejing about founding the first satellite TV joint venture. Suddenly he is arrested and accused of murder. Together with his court-appointed attorney, Shen Yuelin, he must prove it was a frame-up
The starter wife( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly Kagan is your archetypal "Hollywood wife," who for ten years enjoyed the perks and privileges of being married to powerful studio executive Kenny Kagan. Kenny decides to dump Molly for a much-younger pop singer named Shoshanna. Adding insult to injury, Kenny informs Molly that their marriage was through via cell-phone. Having carefully timed the breakup to coincide with the expiration of the couple's pre-nuptual agreement, Kenny is able to escape without providing Molly with a huge monetary settlement. Molly is now "persona non grata" in her Brentwood community, with many old doors being literally closed in her face, and such fair-weather friends as Cricket and Joan conspicuously unavailable. Vowing to start life anew for the sake of herself and her teenaged daughter, Molly relocated to Malibu. There she finds a new best friend in the form of airheaded Malibu gate guard Lavender Caraway. She also enters into a tempestuous relationships with aging, moody movie producer Lou Manahan and handsome but untrustworthy beachcomber Sam
Things you can tell just by looking at her by Rodrigo García( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story comprised of five interweaving vignettes that focus on a particular group of women whose lives -- over the course of a few days -- become entangled, eroded, enriched and ultimately changed forever
Have a little faith( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitch Albom has a pretty great life. He lives in Detroit and is happily married, he's an award-winning sportswriter, a must-read newspaper columnist, a screenwriter, a radio and television broadcaster. Then two men come into his life, and he realizes something's missing. Rabbi Albert Lewis presides over a thriving synagogue in a comfortable New Jersey suburb, and pastor Henry Covington, a recovering drug user and dealer, preaches to the poor and homeless in a crumbling Detroit inner-city church
Men don't leave( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life has just handed Beth Macauley the short straw. Her husband and suburban home are gone. She still has her two boys, however and a new destination. She's moving to the big city of Baltimore - and into the biggest adventure of her life
Less than zero by Marek Kanievska( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Beverly hills boy has looks, charm, intelligence, and a drug habit
Funny about love( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duffy Bergman is a political cartoonist who falls in love with the much younger Meg during a book-signing session. Once married, the clash of careers arises, Meg wants to continue working as a chef in New York, while Duffy would prefer to think about starting a family. When it seems that Meg may be incapable of bearing children, Duffy impregnates earthy college coed Daphne
 
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Aunet, Jon 1949-

Avnet, Jon.

Avnet, Jonathan Michael 1949-

Jon Avnet Amerikaans filmregisseur

Jon Avnet cinéaste américain

Jon Avnet director de cine estadounidense

Jon Avnet produttore cinematografico e regista statunitense

Jon Avnet US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Джон Эвнет

جون أفنيت

جون آونت تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

애브넛, 존 1949-

ジョン・アヴネット

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Risky businessGeorge of the jungle88 minutesThings you can tell just by looking at her