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Avnet, Jon 1949-

Overview
Works: 159 works in 701 publications in 10 languages and 17,995 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Television mini-series  Melodrama 
Roles: Producer, Director, Commentator, Author, Performer, Restager , Scenarist, Film editor, Contributor, Corrector, fmd, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 3,749 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
The Mighty Ducks by Stephen Herek( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,940 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 )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel's wealthy suburban Chicago 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 than 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 )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

39 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,250 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
88 minutes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

35 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,067 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 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aviator and a reporter attempt to save the world from destruction by flying robots
Up close & personal by Jon Avnet( Visual )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 821 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
When a man loves a woman by Percy Sledge( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice and Michael are a passionate couple whose once-stable marriage is rocked by her increasing dependence on alcohol. As they strive to overcome this challenge, they discover a renewed sense of love and commitment
The war by John Avnet( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heartwarming tale of a close-knit family and their remarkable Mississippi summer of 1970. The children are determined to build the ultimate treehouse while their father has equally high hopes of rebuilding his life
D3 the Mighty Ducks( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 608 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 John Avnet( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 570 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 )

39 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 481 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

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 lonliness as she watches her blind sister date, and investigates the suicide of an old school friend
Have a little faith by Mitch Albom( 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 126 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
Deal of the century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arms dealers from several companies vie to sell the most expensive and highest tech weapons to a South American dictator, meanwhile forming a romance on the side
 
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Alternative Names
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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