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Avnet, Jon 1949-

Overview
Works: 197 works in 851 publications in 10 languages and 18,832 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Crime films  Television mini-series  Melodrama 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author, Performer, Restager , Scenarist, Film editor, fmd, Other, Creator, Corrector, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jon Avnet
 
Most widely held works by Jon Avnet
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

143 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian leads to an unexpected friendship. The story told of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago inspires the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
The Mighty Ducks by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 2,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mighty Ducks compete in the Junior Goodwill Games as Team USA, facing off against the best teams from all over the world. This includes the meanest team that ever sliced up the ice!
Risky business by Paul Brickman( Visual )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,618 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
Righteous kill by Jon Avnet( Visual )

50 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After 30 years as partners in the pressure cooker environment of the NYPD, highly decorated Detectives "Turk" and "Rooster" should be ready for retirement. But before they can hung up their badges, they are called in to investigate the murder of a notorious pimp, which appears to have ties to a case they solved years before."--Container
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George is a buff and lovable klutz who saves his animal friends from poachers
88 minutes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college professor working as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI must put clues together to try to solve the biggest crime of his career before 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 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aviator and a reporter attempt to save the world from destruction by flying robots
When a man loves a woman by Luis Mandoki( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 800 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
Up close & personal by Jon Avnet( Visual )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 782 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 she 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
The war by Jon Avnet( Visual )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 703 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 )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mighty ducks continues to score with D3 - the mighty ducks, the third instalment of this perennial family favourite. This time, the coolest team on ice has a new school and a new coach. But it's the same old duck attitude that shines through as they face off against an upper-class team of touch hockey players who are determined to melt their winning streak, and the stodgy school board who threatens to revoke the Ducks' scholarships
Uprising by Jon Avnet( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Germany invaded Poland in Sept. 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. The resisters may not be able to achieve victory, but they intend to live with honor--and if need be, die with honor--while lighting the torch for resistance in the occupied territories. 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 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the verge of signing a huge business deal with China, American attorney Jack Moore is on top of the world. But elation soon comes tumbling down after he spends the night with a beautiful woman-- and is then accused of her brutal murder! At the mercy of the strict Chinese court system--where one is guilty until proven innocent--Jack finds himself completely alone. But when his defense attorney unearths puzzling contradictions in the case, she acts against the court and her country, joining him in a race to find the true killer--while both of their lives hand in the balance"--Container
Have a little faith by Mitch Albom( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 450 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
The starter wife( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 372 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 Jia xi ya( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of 5 loosely connected and interwoven stories showing how women deal with the variety of problems that each faces in her life. A doctor looking after her invalid mother who realizes that her own life is passing her by. A wealthy bank manager dealing with an unplanned pregnancy, a workaholic boyfriend, and a street woman who dispenses advice that hits too close to the truth. A single mother debating starting a relationship with the dwarf who moves in across the street. A fortune teller struggling with her grief and depression as she cares for her lesbian lover who is dying from cancer. A woman police detective confronted with her own loneliness as she watches her blind sister date, and investigates the suicide of an old school friend
Less than zero by Marek Kanievska( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Beverly hills boy has looks, charm, intelligence, and a drug habit
Men don't leave( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 234 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
Land of the blind by Robert Edwards( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A government agent wanting to fight terrorism is recruited by a political prisoner to work with the same group he wants to overthrow
Funny about love( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 134 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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Alternative Names
Aunet, Jon 1949-

Avnet, Jon.

Avnet, Jonathan Michael

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

Ջոն Էվնետ ամերիկացի կինոռեժիսոր, գրող, պրոդյուսեր

ג'ון אבנט

جون أفنيت

جون آونت تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

애브넛, 존 1949-

アブネット, ジョン

ジョン・アヴネット

乔恩·艾弗耐特

瓊·艾弗納

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