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Avnet, Jon 1949-

Works: 229 works in 1,001 publications in 10 languages and 18,993 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author, Performer, Restager , Other, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, fmd, Film editor, Contributor, Corrector, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Jon Avnet
Most widely held works by Jon Avnet
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

111 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 3,542 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
Risky business by Paul Brickman( Visual )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,603 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
The Mighty Ducks by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,393 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 by Jon Avnet( Visual )

47 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,289 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
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,071 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 )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,027 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 Michael Bolton( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice and Michael have a seemingly perfect marriage that is strained by Alice's alcoholism and recovery
Up close & personal by Jon Avnet( Visual )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 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
D2 : the Mighty Ducks by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Champions are back! Emilio Estevez (Champions, another stakeout) and everybody's favourite hockey team, The Might Ducks are back on the ice and ready to score big laughs in this hilarious, action-packed comedy. The mighty misfit champions are gearing up for the game of their lives as they represent Team USA in the Junior Goodwill Games in Los Angeles. Together they must rekindle the magic to outscore the favoured Iceland team. But first they must win an even tougher battle - surviving the glamorous, fast-paced Hollywod lifestyle that threatens to tear the Duck's apart
D3 : the Mighty Ducks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 713 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
The war by Jon Avnet( Visual )

29 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 707 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
Uprising by Jon Avnet( Visual )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2018 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
Have a little faith by Mitch Albom( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 500 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
Red corner by Jon Avnet( Visual )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 487 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
The starter wife( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 358 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 )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of 5 loosely connected stories: a doctor looking after her invalid mother realizes that her own life is passing her by; a bank manager deals with an unplanned pregnancy; a single mother debates starting a relationship with the man across the street; a fortune-teller struggles with grief and depression as she cares for her dying lover; and a detective confronts her own loneliness as she sees her sister begin to date, and investigates the suicide of an old school friend
Less than zero by Marek Kanievska( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Beverly hills boy has looks, charm, intelligence, and a drug habit
Land of the blind by Robert Edwards( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 224 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
Men don't leave( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 224 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
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Alternative Names
Aunet, Jon 1949-

Avnet, Jon.

Avnet Jonathan Michael

Avnet, Jonathan Michael 1949-

Jon Avnet

Jon Avnet American film director, writer and producer

Jon Avnet Amerikaans filmregisseur

Jon Avnet amerikai filmrendező

Jon Avnet cineasta americano

Jon Avnet cinéaste américain

Jon Avnet director de cine estadounidense

Jon Avnet produttore cinematografico e regista statunitense

Jon Avnet US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Jonathan Michael Avnet

Джон Евнет американський кінорежисер, кінопродюсер

Джон Эвнет

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جون أفنيت

جون آونت تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

애브넛, 존 1949-

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