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Avnet, Jon 1949-

Works: 188 works in 593 publications in 7 languages and 16,965 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  History  Television comedies  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Director, Commentator, Performer, Scenarist, Film editor, Creator, Contributor, Corrector, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jon Avnet
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
The Mighty Ducks ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,344 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
Righteous kill ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,118 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
88 minutes by Jon Avnet ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forensisch psychiater Jack Gramm gaat samen met de FBI op jacht naar een seriemoordenaar
Sky Captain and the world of tomorrow ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aviator and a reporter attempt to save the world from destruction by flying robots
Risky business by Paul Brickman ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,009 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
Up close & personal by Jon Avnet ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambitious young reporter falls under the tutelage of a veteran newsman and then falls in love with him
The war ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1970 in Mississippi, the children of an unemployed Vietnam veteran feud with the children of an alcoholic abusive father
When a man loves a woman by Luis Mandoki ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 665 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
D2 the Mighty Ducks by Emilio Estevez ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 608 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!
Uprising ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 576 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
D3 the Mighty Ducks ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 569 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
Red corner by Jon Avnet ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 499 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 395 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six women, all dealing with different issues, analyze their lives and the choices that they have made
Have a little faith ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 288 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 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama about a woman who moves her and her two sons from small town life to Baltimore after the death of her husband
Less than zero by Marek Kanievska ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Beverly hills boy has looks, charm, intelligence, and a drug habit
Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Jon Avnet ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and French and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When dowdy housewife Evelyn Couch meets endearing old lady Ninny Threadgoode, she shares with her an enthralling story of two women. The headstrong Idgie and the gentle Ruth who in the 1930's ran the Whistle Stop Cafe, a railside eatery offering great barbecues, tasty fried green tomatoes, and all kinds of love, laughter and even an occasional murder
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.12 for D2 the Mig ... to 0.20 for Uprising ...)
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Alternative Names
Aunet, Jon 1949-
Avnet, Jon.
Avnet, Jonathan Michael 1949-
English (257)
Spanish (7)
French (6)
Multiple languages (3)
Basque (2)
Italian (2)
German (1)