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Madsen, Virginia 1961-

Overview
Works: 247 works in 864 publications in 8 languages and 23,751 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Dark comedy films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Road films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Virginia Madsen
 
Most widely held works by Virginia Madsen
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Visual )

71 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,836 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?
Joy by David O Russell( Visual )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 2,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love, pave the road in this intense emotional and human comedy about becoming a true boss of family and enterprise facing a world of unforgiving commerce
A prairie home companion by Garrison Keillor( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From legendary director Robert Altman comes his final film, the deeply moving and comedic A Prairie Home Companion. Based on Garrison Keillor's wildly popular radio program of the same name, Altman invites audiences to the fictional "closing night" of the fabled show. As the rain pours down on a blustery Minnesota evening, the cast tapes their final performance, while waiting for the Texas businessman who has bought the theater to arrive and shut them down. Backstage the colorful ensemble says their goodbyes and confront old conflicts, while onstage a sold-out audience enjoys the wit and musical whimsy for which the show is famous. But when a mysterious woman appears offstage introducing herself as the angel Asphodel, it becomes apparent that this will be no ordinary closing night
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Stanfield is a bank's security chief who has designed a computer system and firewall to protect his employer from fraud. One day, after being introduced to a man named Bill Cox, Jack finds himself ambushed and staring down a gun barrel. The man holding the gun is Cox. Jack arrives home to find his family held hostage. Cox and his crew of thieves want Jack to hack through his employer's computer security and transfer $100 million to Cox's bank accounts in the Caymans. Failure to comply means the death of Jack's family. Once Cox has the money, it becomes obvious that there was no intention of letting anyone live. Cox leaves one of his henchman to eliminate Jack. When Jack kills the thug who was supposed to kill him, Cox's plans are ruined. Now, Jack must race against time to get his family back before Cox can carry out any more of his plans
The astronaut farmer by Michael Polish( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton stars in an inspirational tale of one man who would let nothing stand in the way of his dream. When Charles Farmer (Thornton) is forced to leave his job at NASA to save his family's ranch in Texas, his lifelong goal of becoming an astronaut seems destined to end in failure. Refusing to give up his dream, Farmer enlists the support of his wife Audie (Virginia Madsen) and his family, embarking on a mission to build his own rocket and launch himself into space. His actions soon attract the attention of the authorities, who see his plan as a risk to public safety. Cheered on as a renegade hero by the media and the public, Charles Farmer stubbornly resists the government's attempts to thwart him and presses on towards the fulfilment of his dream
The magic of Belle Isle by Morgan Freeman( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monte Wildhorn, a famous novelist, takes a cabin for the summer in Belle Isle, and befriends the family next door, a single mom and her young daughters, who help him find inspiration again
The number 23 by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Sparrow receives a book for his birthday from his wife, Agatha. The first words he reads changes his once placid existence into a whirlpool of psychological torture and mayhem. The book is a chilling murder mystery that seems to mirror Walter's life in dark and uncontrollable ways. The book's main character is a brooding detective named Fingerling who seems to copy Walter's own history. As the book comes to life, Walter becomes fascinated by the most frightening part of it - Fingerling's dark obsession with the number 23. Walter soon starts to see the number everywhere in his own life and becomes haunted by the fact that he is damned to commit the same horrific crime as Fingerling. Now Walter is on a dangerous quest to understand the mysteries of the book. If he can unlock the dark power of the number 23, he may just be able to change his future
The haunting in Connecticut by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut. They soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history. The house was once a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred. The owner's clairvoyant son, Jonah, served as a demonic messenger. He provided a gateway for spiritual entities to crossover. Now unspeakable terror awaits when Jonah, the boy who communicated with the dead, returns to unleash horror on the innocent and unsuspecting family. Based on a true story
Louis L'Amour's Crossfire trail by Louis L'Amour( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A restless wanderer is bound by a promise to watch after the widow of a dying friend. His vow leads him to a small town terrorized by a saloon owner and his hired gunman
Wonder Woman by Lauren Montgomery( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and German and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rebellious Princess Diana defies Amazonian law and goes with fighter pilot Steve Trevor back to civilization. Meanwhile, Ares has escaped his imprisonment at the hands of the Amazonians and has decided to exact his revenge. He intends to start a world war that will not only last for centures but will wipe out every living being on the planet, starting with the Amazonians. It is now up to Princess Diana to save her people and the world by using her gifts
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 699 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
Candyman by Bernard Rose( Visual )

39 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A search for dissertation material leads a graduate student to an old tale about a slave spirit said to haunt a notorious housing project
Highlander II by Russell Mulcahy( Visual )

32 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again Conner MacLeod calls up the spirit of his mentor Juan Ramirez and together they join in one final, fiery battle to save mankind. Digitally remastered and edited to restore 16 minutes of footage to the original release
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father's assassination, a Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis to free their desert world from the emperor's rule
Father of invention by Trent Cooper( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 8 years in prison, inventor Robert Axle struggles to win over his estranged family and catch up on current technology as he works to once again become the king of the infomercial
Witches of East End by Julia Ormond( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers on the adventures of a mother and her two adult daughters, both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of witches, who lead seemingly quiet, uneventful modern day lives in Long Island's secluded seaside town of North Hampton. When one of the daughters becomes engaged to a young, wealthy newcomer, a series of events forces her mother to admit to her daughters they are, in fact, powerful and immortal witches
The prophecy by Lee Krasner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and French and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the scene of a bizarre murder, L.A. homicide detective Thomas Dagget discovers a lethal heavenly prophecy now being fulfilled on earth. In his fight to stop the forces of evil--led by the powerful angel Gabriel--Dagget finds an unlikely ally in an elementary school teacher. Together they race against time and terror to save the world as we know it
Ripple effect by Khadene Foote( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amer Atrash is on the brink of success. With time running out, he is undergoing a crisis in his business and in his marriage. He attributes his misfortune to bad karma from a wrongdoing committed fifteen years ago and sets out to right this wrong
Walter( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild mannered ticket-taker at a movie theater believes himself to be the son of God with the responsibility to judge whether people will spend eternity in heaven or hell. When a ghost stuck in purgatory interrupts Walter's daily routine, his world is turned upside down
The Hot Flashes by Brooke Shields( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unlikely basketball team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, challenge the high school girls' state champs to a series of games to raise money for breast cancer prevention
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A prairie home companion
Alternative Names
Madsen, Virginia

Madsen, Virginia, 1963-

Virdžinija Madsen

Virginia Madsen actress from the United States

Virginia Madsen actrice américaine

Virginia Madsen actriz estadounidense

Virginia Madsen aktorka amerykańska

Virginia Madsen Amerikaans actrice

Virginia Madsen amerikansk skådespelare

Virginia Madsen amerikansk skodespelar

Virginia Madsen amerikansk skuespiller

Virginia Madsen attrice statunitense

Virginia Madsen US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Virginia Madsen yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Βιρτζίνια Μάντσεν

Вирџинија Мадсен

Вірджинія Медсен

Мэдсен, Вирджиния

Վիրջինիա Մեդսեն

וירג'יניה מדסן

וירג'יניה מדסן שחקנית אמריקאית

فيرجينيا مادسن

ویرجینیا مادسن بازیگر آمریکایی

เวอร์จิเนีย แมดเซน

버지니아 마센

ヴァージニア・マドセン

维吉妮娅·马德森

Languages
English (316)

German (23)

Spanish (15)

French (13)

Chinese (3)

Italian (3)

Turkish (1)

Japanese (1)

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FirewallThe astronaut farmerThe number 23Wonder Woman