WorldCat Identities

Lynskey, Melanie

Overview
Works: 110 works in 499 publications in 7 languages and 25,831 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Coming-of-age 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 )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,488 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 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This delightfully 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 is no fairy tale romance for Melanie. She has skeletons in her fashion-filled closet that include Jake -- the backwoods husband she married in high school who refuses to divorce her. Determined to end their 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"--Container
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,876 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 )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,803 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 Billy Ray( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,269 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
Heavenly creatures : DVD] by Peter Jackson( Visual )

97 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,246 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
Win win by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,224 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 )

20 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,193 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
Letters from Iwo Jima by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,135 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 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,127 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 Stephen King( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 827 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
They came together( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 652 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.)
Over the garden wall by Over the garden wall (Television program)( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 650 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
Two and a half men( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 634 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
Touchback by Brian Presley( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 609 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
Abandon( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 604 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
Two and a half men( Visual )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 539 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
Leaves of grass( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 528 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?
Helena from the wedding( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 472 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
Hello I must be going( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 469 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
 
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