WorldCat Identities

Lynskey, Melanie

Works: 146 works in 607 publications in 7 languages and 26,963 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  War films  Crime films  Historical films  Coming-of-age films  Action and adventure films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Melanie Lynskey
Up in the Air by Jason Reitman( Visual )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert who flies all over the world on business. Just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles, and meeting the frequent traveler woman of his dreams, his company grounds him. When Bingham goes on his last cross country firing expedition, he will learn that life isn't about the journey, but about the connections made along the way
Sweet home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd (Musical group)( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanie is a successful New York fashion designer who is dating a wealthy socialite. One day he pops the big question and asks Melanie to marry him. Despite her polished uptown image, Melanie grew up poor in the deep South, and as a teenager she married her high school sweetheart. Now Melanie returns to her hometown to tell her parents the news and convince Jake to grant her a divorce. However, the more time she spends with her old flame, the more she feels sparks flying between them again, while she also learns her Eastern affectations don't fly with everyone back home
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school freshman, always watching from the sidelines, is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.--
The informant! by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre. The FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent
Shattered Glass by Hayden Christensen( Visual )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical drama based on the career of Stephen Glass, a popular writer for such magazines as 'Rolling Stone', 'Harper's Bazaar' and 'George'. But by the mid 1990's, at the height of his career as staff writer for 'The new republic' under lead editor Chuck Lane, strange inconsistencies in his stories began to surface that called into question his professionalism
Win win by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's just about perfect."--Rolling Stone
Seeking a friend for the end of the world by Lorene Scafaria( Visual )

24 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan
Flags of our fathers by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life stories of the five Marines and one Naval officer that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima
Coyote Ugly by David McNally( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy, innocent girl new to New York City gets a job as one of the barmaids at the hottest nightclub in town
Stephen King's Rose Red by Craig R Baxley( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chilling tale of Dr. Joyce Reardon, an obsessed psychology professor who commissions a team of psychics and a gifted 15-year-old autistic girl, Annie, to literally wake up a supposedly dormant haunted mansion - Rose Red. Their efforts unleash myriad spirits and uncover horrifying secrets of the generations who have lived and died there
Heavenly creatures : DVD] by Peter Jackson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When circumstances bring together two bright and highly imaginative teenage schoolgirls they quickly form an unwavering bond, creating a fantasy world that only they can share. Disturbed by the intensity of the friendship, their parents threaten to keep them apart. The girls vow to stay together, devising a secret plan that leads to shocking consequences
Castle Rock( Visual )

15 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, it is an original story that combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King's best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland. The fictional Maine town of Castle Rock has figured prominently in King's literary career: Cujo, The Dark Half, IT and Needful Things, as well as novella The Body and numerous short stories such as Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption are either set there or contain references to Castle Rock
Over the garden wall by Over the garden wall (Television program)( Visual )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From creator Patrick McHale, one of the minds behind Adventure Time. Cartoon Network's first every animated mini-series. It follows the story of two brothers, Greg and Wirt, who find themselves in a strange forest. Along the way, they meet a bluebird named Beatrice who helps them navigate the strange land in the hopes of making their way home
They came together by Paul Rudd( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Joel and Molly meet, it's hate at first sight: his big Corporate Candy Company threatens to shut down her quirky indie candy shop. Plus, Joel is hung up on his sexy ex. But amazingly, they fall in love, until they break up about two thirds of the way through, and Molly starts dating her accountant. But then right at the end, well you'll just have to see. (Hint: Joel makes a big speech and they get back together.)
Touchback by Brian Presley( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former high school football star turned farmer and family man, Scott Murphy finds himself with a unique opportunity to revisit his glory days during the Ohio state championship game where he permanently injured his knee in a game-winning play. Given a second shot at his destiny, Scott seeks counsel from Coach Hand, Scott's longtime mentor on and off the field, to help him decide whether to let his fate unfold, or follow a path that will change his future
Two and a half men( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Harper is a bachelor in paradise, complete with Malibu beach house, overpaid job and a very active dating life. Then his uptight brother Alan, in the throes of a divorce, moves in, bringing his 10-year-old son Jake with him. Together they start a new family of two adults, one kid, and no grown-ups
Abandon( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two year, unexplained absence
Leaves of grass( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill, a classical philosophy professor at Brown University, returns home upon news of his brother Brady's murder in a drug deal gone awry. Bill quickly learns that Brady's death has been grossly exaggerated, as he's swept up into one of his brother's crazy schemes. Alongside his eccentric mother and a beautiful woman named Janet, Bill participates in his brother's wild plan, leading him on a twisted path filled with unique characters and life's most challenging questions
Heavenly creatures by Peter Jackson( Visual )

90 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an actual crime, Heavenly Creatures is the story of two teenage girls who form an intense bond that leads to shocking consequences
Two and a half men( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome back to the Harpers' Malibu beach house. Bachelor Charlie is trying (but not very hard) to remember the name of the girl currently taking a shower upstairs. Alan, Charlie's tightly-wound, divorced brother is trying to figure out how he can get his ex-wife to remarry so he can stop paying alimony. And Jake, Alan's 11-year-old son, is just trying to figure out what's for lunch and where's the TV remote. After a year of living together, the guys have figured out how two and a half men equal one family. Sort of
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Shattered Glass
Two and a half men
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Lynskey, Melanie Jayne 1977-

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