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Place, Mary Kay

Overview
Works: 397 works in 713 publications in 3 languages and 22,280 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Legal films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Author, Vocalist, Musician, Other, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Kay Place
Sweet home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd (Musical group)( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This delightful entertaining romantic comedy stars Reese Witherspoon as sophisticated Melanie Carmichael, a rising New York clothing designer who suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But this no fairy tale romance for Melanie. She has skeletons in her fashion closet that include Jake -- the backwoods husband she married in high school who refuses to divorce her. Determined to end thier marriage and sever all ties with her past once and for all, Melanie returns to Alabama. But home starts to tug at her heartstrings, and what she thought she wanted may not be what she wants at all
Being John Malkovich by Spike Jonze( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling street puppeteer takes a job to make some money. One day he accidentally discovers a door, a portal into the brain of John Malkovich (played by John Malkovich). For 15 minutes he experiences the ultimate head trip--he is being John Malkovich
It's complicated by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious look at marriage, divorce, and everything in between. With a thriving Santa Barbara bakery, a new romance heating up, and her divorce finally behind her, Jane Adler has her life all figured out, until she finds herself trapped between the perfect new beau and her philandering ex-husband who's determined to win her back. When opposites attract all over again, will love be sweeter the second time around? It's complicated
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart, reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bond
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is plunged into complete darkness
I'll see you in my dreams( Visual )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this vibrant, funny, and heartfelt film, a widow and former songstress discover that life can begin anew at any age. With the support of three loyal girlfriends, Carol decides to embrace the world, embarking on an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man, pursuing a new love interest, and reconnecting with her daughter
The Rainmaker by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rookie lawyer in over his head on a high-profile case hires a feisty paralawyer who specializes in flunking the bar. Their chances of winning are slim to none, until they uncover a trail of corruption
Private Benjamin by Howard Zieff( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pampered, spoiled upper-middle class widow joins the army. The army will never be the same
John Grisham's The rainmaker( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudy is a young lawyer fresh out of college who takes the case of his life. He is the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. Rudy takes on this client in his first case after the head of his law office has to hide because he's wanted by the feds. He must overcome many obstacles inside and outside the courtroom as he attempts to find out what it means to be a lawyer and how far you have to go before you become a sell-out
Smashed by James Ponsoldt( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate and Charlie are a young married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of music, laughter and drinking-especially the drinking. When Kate's drinking leads her to dangerous places and her job as a school teacher is put into jeopardy, she decides to join AA and get sober. Her new lifestyle calls into question whether or not her relationship with Charlie is built on love or just a boozy diversion from adulthood
Nine lives by Rodrigo García( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine women each face a different situation in their lives. Among the stories told by director Rodrigo García are a female inmate waiting for her children's visit, a woman facing cancer surgery, and a woman reuniting with an old flame at the supermarket
Miss Meadows( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Meadows is a schoolteacher with impeccable manners and grace. However, underneath the candy-sweet exterior hides a ruthless gun-toting vigilante who takes it upon herself to right the wrongs in the world by whatever means necessary. For Miss Meadows, bad behavior is simply unforgiveable
Smooth Talk by Joyce Chopra( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fifteen-year-old Connie Wyatt (Laura Dern) may be too young to drive, but she's already driving the boys crazy. Her suspicious mother (Mary Kay Place) wants to keep her safely at home, but free-spirited Connie would rather while away the languid summer days hanging out with her friends and flirting with boys at the local burger stand. But when she flirts with an older, handsome and predatory stranger (Treat Williams), she isn't prepared for the frightening and traumatic consequences."--Publisher description
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
The big chill by Tom Berenger( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the shocking suicide of their friend, a group of thirty-somethings reunite for his funeral and end up spending a weekend together, reminiscing about their shared pasts as children of the sixties and confronting the uncertainty of their lives as adults of the eighties
Lonesome Jim by Steve Buscemi( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim is a young man who, after deciding he can't make it on his own, moves back to his hometown in Indiana, under his parents' roof. He's saved from his family's dysfunction by a local woman and her son, who sees him as a father figure
New York, New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy es un impetuoso y seductor saxofonista que aspira a formar parte de una gran banda. Francine es una tímida cantante de bar que sueña con ser famosa. Cuando se conocen, surge entre ellos una atracción inmediata y, cuando él toca y ella canta, consiguen hacer temblar los rascacielos. Es el comienzo de una tormentosa relación que pondrá a prueba su capacidad para encontrar el equilibrio entre su pasión por el jazz y el amor que los une. (FILMAFFINITY)
Friends( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel attempts to become more than friends with Ross, Joey's acting career takes off, and Monica begins dating a divorced older man
Leonie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true life story of Leonie Gilmour, whose life crossed continents, wars, and cultures, embodied with courage and passion in search of art and freedom. A tender and inspiring story of a remarkable woman who nurtures the amazing artistic talent of her son, who has only one way to succeed and one person to guide him, as he grows into the world-renowned artist Isamu Noguchi
Being John Malkovich by John Malkovich( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An out-of-work puppeteer takes a filing clerk job on the cramped seventh floor of an office building where he discovers a hidden tunnel allowing him to enter the mind and life of actor John Malkovich for 15 minutes before being ejected onto the New Jersey Turnpike
 
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Mary Kay Place actrice américaine

Mary Kay Place actriz estadounidense

Mary Kay Place Amerikaans actrice

Mary Kay Place amerikansk sångare och skådespelare

Mary Kay Place amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

Mary Kay Place amerikansk songar og skodespelar

Mary Kay Place attrice statunitense

Mary Kay Place US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Mary Kay Place yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Mary Kay Presta

Meri Kej Plejs

Мери Кей Плейс

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Мэри Кей Плейс американская актриса

Плейс Мэри Кей

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Languages
English (202)

Spanish (5)

German (2)