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Lynskey, Melanie

Overview
Works: 96 works in 400 publications in 6 languages and 24,995 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Coming-of-age films  Sports films  Crime films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Melanie Lynskey
Up in the Air by Jason Reitman( Visual )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,457 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 )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2,006 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 Logan Lerman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A funny and touching coming-of-age story based on the beloved best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of being a wallpaper is a modern classic that captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up ... a moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the unforgettable friends that help us through life"--Container
The informant! by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government decides to go after an agribusiness 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
Heavenly creatures by Peter Jackson( Visual )

92 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,255 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
Shattered Glass by Billy Ray( Visual )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,248 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 )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Flaherty is "a lovable yet long-suffering lawyer and high school wrestling coach who takes us on a brilliantly heartfelt journey through the game of life ... where you can't lose 'em all. When Mike Flaherty comes across a teenage runaway who also happens to be a champion wrestler, Mike's luck turns around in spectacular fashion. But his win-win situation soon becomes more complicated than he ever imagined when the boy's family affairs come into play"--Container
Seeking a friend for the end of the world by Lorene Scafaria( Visual )

16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,178 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
Coyote Ugly by David McNally( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,094 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
Flags of our fathers by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 70,000 Marines this was more than a turning point of World War II, it was the defining moment of their lives. Explores the complicated nature of heroism, courage and patriotism in the harrowing true story of four Marines who fought the bloody battles at Iwo Jima during World War II and how a single photo emerged as one of the most evocative icons of the 20th Century
Stephen King's Rose Red by Stephen King( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 836 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"--Container
They came together( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 653 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.)
Abandon( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 619 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
Over the garden wall( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 612 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
Touchback by Brian Presley( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 593 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
Leaves of grass by Tim Blake Nelson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Blake Nelson's Leaves of Grass is a comic thriller seen through the dual perspectives of identical twins Bill and Brady Kincaid (both played by two-time Academy Award? nominee Edward Norton). 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 (Susan Sarandon) and a beautiful woman named Janet (Keri Russell), Bill participates in his brother's wild plan, leading him on a twisted path filled with unique characters and life's most challenging questions. Also starring Richard Dreyfuss and writer-director Nelson, Leaves of Grass merges crime drama, drug comedy and classical philosophy, as it attempts to answer one of the oldest questions in the world: What does it truly mean to be happy?
Two and a half men( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 531 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
Hello I must be going( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amy is a recent divorcee who seeks refuge in the suburban Connecticut home of her parents. Demoralized and directionless, Amy begins an affair with 19 year old actor Jeremy that reignites her passion for life and jumpstarts her independence
Happy Christmas by Karl-Heinz Böttcher( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in German and English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the director of Drinking Buddies comes a comedy about an irresponsible 20-something, Jenny, who arrives in Chicago to live with her older brother Jeff and his novelist wife, Kelly, after a breakup. Jenny's arrival shakes up their quiet domesticity as she and her friend Carson instigate an evolution in Kelly's life and career
Helena from the wedding( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newlyweds Alex and Alice are hosting a New Year's Eve party for their closest friends at a remote cabin in the mountains. The other couples arrive in various states of discord, and the tensions are compounded when Alice's friends bring along a surprise guest--the very young and beautiful Helena. Alex and Alice try to keep the evening from spiraling out of control, and their own marriage from coming apart
 
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Lynskey, Melanie Jayne 1977-

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Languages
English (244)

German (11)

Spanish (6)

French (4)

Italian (1)

Korean (1)

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