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Payne, Alexander 1961-

Overview
Works: 182 works in 807 publications in 9 languages and 22,844 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Road films  Fiction  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Independent films  Domestic fiction  Short films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Composer, Scenarist, Actor, Producer, Restager , Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor, fmd, Performer, dir, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Alexander Payne
 
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The Descendants by Alexander Payne( Visual )

72 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt King is an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family's land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Visual )

99 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
Nebraska by Alexander Payne( Visual )

59 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he's struck it rich, and wrangles his estranged son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Getting waylaid in the father's hometown in Nebraska, the son tries to reconnect with his impenetrable father
About Schmidt by Louis Begley( Visual )

76 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Jurasic Park III by Sam Neill( Visual )

55 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined
Election by Alexander Payne( Visual )

45 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civics teacher Jim McAllister is worried: obnoxious, perennial overachiever Tracy Flick looks likely to win the student body presidency--she is running unopposed. Seeking to inject some democracy into the process, he persuades nice but dim football hero Paul Metzler to stand against her. This merely makes Tracy even more determined to win, and when Paul's alienated younger sister Tammy joins the race, leads her to use extreme measures to guarantee success. Meanwhile, Mr. McAllister's life becomes increasingly complicated as he strays from the principles he teaches. Politics is rarely pretty, but the students and faculty at Carver High are about to find out just how ugly it can get
Paris, je t'aime = Paris, I love you by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms
Cedar Rapids by Tita Ao( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town, naive Midwesterner insurance agent must represent his company at a regional insurance convention in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where his mind is blown by the big city experience
King of California by Mike Cahill( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is reunited with his teenage daughter after spending years in a mental institute. When he becomes obsessed that ancient treasure is buried under his home, his daughter decides to go along with his antics
Jurassic Park ultimate trilogy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dino' blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber. Originally issued in 1993
Jurassic Park adventure pack( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar. Originally issued in 1997
Sideways by Rex Pickett( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a script of the film, along with photographs, complete credits, and an interview with the writer and director
Hung( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school basketball coach Ray Drecker lives in a Detroit devastated by the decline of the auto industry. After an electrical fire destroys his home, he loses custody of his kids to ex-wife Jessica; joins forces with poet-turned-pimp Tanya, with whom he once had a fling; and becomes a male escort
Citizen Ruth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Stoops is pregnant, confused and in trouble with the law for the umpteenth time. But it doesn't stop there. She soon becomes the unwitting object of a wacky tug-of-war that erupts when pro-lifers square off with pro-choicers and everyone goes to ridiculous extremes trying to claim her as a national symbol for their cause
Jurassic Park : ultimate trilogy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jurassic Park III: Eight years after the InGen incident, Dr. Grant is happy with his life far from any dinosaurs other than the fossilized ones. Unfortunately, he is extremely short in research money, and therefore accepts the offer from a wealthy businessman
American short films( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 16 short films which feature previously unseen and early works, as well as classics and award-winning films, by some of the most notable British filmmakers
Z Channel : a magnificent obsession( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the historic influence of Z Channel; showcases the important voice the station gave filmmakers; examines the great influence the channel had on modern cinema, independent filmmaking, and the development of cable television
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne( Visual )

17 editions published between 1012 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Stoops is pregnant, confused and in trouble with the law for the umpteenth time! But it doesn't stop there! She soon becomes the unwitting object of a wacky tug-of-war that erupts when pro-lifers square off with pro-choicers and everyone goes to ridiculous extremes trying to claim her as a national symbol for their cause!
Jurassic Park III : junior novelization by Scott Ciencin( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Eric Kirby is in Jurassic Park with live, dangerous dinosaurs. His parents want to get him out - but how? Dr. Alan Grant knows about dinosaurs. He also knows that he doesn't want to visit Jurassic Park again!
 
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Alternative Names
Alexander Payne Amerikaans filmregisseur

Alexander Payne director de cine y guionista estadounidense

Alexander Payne réalisteur et scénariste américain

Alexander Payne regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Alexander Payne US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Papadopoulos, Alexander.

Payne, Alexandr 1961-

Αλέξανδρος Πέιν

Αλεξάντερ Πέιν Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης και σεναριογράφος

Пэйн, Александр

אלכסנדר פיין

ألكسندر باين

الکساندر پین فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ალეგზანდერ პეინი

알렉산더 페인

페인, 알렉산더 1961-

アレクサンダー・ペイン

ペイン, アレクサンダー

亞歷山大比恩

阿历山大·佩恩

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About SchmidtJurasic Park IIIElectionJurassic Park adventure packSidewaysHungJurassic Park III : junior novelization