WorldCat Identities

Banks, Elizabeth 1974-

Works: 81 works in 444 publications in 5 languages and 40,586 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Sports films  Biographical films  Biography  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Banks
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 3,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A half-blind ex-prizefighter and mustang breaker team up with a millionaire and his rough-hewn, undersized horse, Seabiscuit. The men bring Seabiscuit to incredible heights, helping to turn a long shot into a legend. Eventually, Seabiscuit earns Horse of the Year honors in 1938
The hunger games by Gary Ross( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 3,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a future North America, where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match and must rely on her instincts to survive
The LEGO Movie by Chris Pratt( Visual )

26 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared
The Hunger Games( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a ₁Victor's Tour₂ of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell); a competition that could change Panem forever
Pitch perfect by Anna Kendrick( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving at her new college, Beca finds herself not right for any clique but somehow is muscled into one that she never would have picked on her own: alongside mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls whose only thing in common is how good they sound when they sing together. When Beca leads this a cappella singing group out of their traditional arrangements and perfect harmonies into all-new mash-ups, they fight to climb their way to the top of college music competitions
W by Oliver Stone( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of the 43rd president of the United States, from his beginnings as a privileged alcoholic to his becoming a born-again Christian whose belief in religious destiny helped move him to the top ranks of political power. How Christianity turned his life around, how he met and married his wife, and the days before his decision to declare war on Iraq are featured
Definitely, maybe by Adam Brooks( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Hayes is a 30-something Manhattan dad who is in the midst of a divorce. His 10 year old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love. Will's story begins years earlier when, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician, he moves to New York in order to work on the Clinton campaign. Will attempts a "PG" version of his romantic relationships with three very different women for his daughter and changes the names of the women so Maya has to guess who he finally married. Maya puts together the pieces of her dad's romantic puzzle and begins to understand that love is not so simple or easy. As Will tells her his tale, Maya helps him to understand that it's definitely never too late to go back, and just maybe, find a happy ending
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City is in the throes of Spider-mania, and Peter Parker finally has the girl of his dreams. But just when it seems like things can't get any better, Spider-Man must fight the most terrifying trio of villains he's ever encountered -- the deadly Sandman, the new Goblin, and Venom -- plus the enemy he disovers within himself
Invincible by Walt Disney( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vince Papale is a down-on-his-luck substitute teacher in Philadelphia who, at the age of 30, was out of work, abandoned by his wife, and biding time as a part-time bartender when he decides to answer an open call for tryouts on the Philadelphia Eagles NFL football team in 1976. Going with his gut instinct, new coach Dick Vermeil rewards Papale's diligent efforts with a place on the team
The Hunger Games( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rebellion continues from the catacombs of District 13, as Katniss Everdeen reluctantly agrees to be the Mockingjay, the symbolic leader of the rebellion, and continue the fight against President Snow and his forces
The next three days by Paul Haggis( Visual )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a murder she says she didn't commit. Three years into her sentence, John is struggling to hold his family together, raising their son and teaching at college while he pursues every means available to prove her innocence. With the rejection of their final appeal, Lara becomes suicidal and John decides there is only one possible solution: to break his wife out of prison
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt
Our idiot brother( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "comedy about that one family member who is always just a little bit behind the curve. For sisters Miranda..., Natalie..., and Liz..., that person is their upbeat brother Ned, an organic farmer, whose willingness to trust humankind allows for an oddly trouble-free existence. Ned may be utterly lacking in common sense, but he is their brother, and after his girlfriend dumps him and boots him off the farm, his sisters must once again come to his rescue"--Container
Man on a ledge by Asger Leth( Visual )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ex-cop Nick Cassidy ... escapes from prison to plan the ultimate heist: steal a $40 million diamond from cutthroat businessman David Englander..., and in the process prove his own innocence. From the ledge of the famous Roosevelt Hotel with the whole world watching, Cassidy plays a clever game of cat and mouse with the NYPD while his dutiful brother Joey ... races against the clock to extract the diamond and clear his brother's name"--Container
People like us by Chris Pine( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sam ... is a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman whose latest deal collapses the day he learns his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home to put his father's estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. While there, he uncovers a startling secret that turns his entire world upside down--he has a 30-year-old sister he never knew existed"--Container
What to expect when you're expecting( Visual )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A look at love through the eyes of five interconnected couples experiencing the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and ultimately coming to understand the universal truth that no matter what you plan for, life doesn't always deliver what's expected"---IMDb website
Comanche moon the second chapter in the Lonesome Dove saga( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas Rangers Augustus McCrae and Woodrow F. Call are now young men dealing with the ever increasing tensions of adult life-- Gus with his great love, Clara, and Call with Maggie, the young prostitute who is in love with him. McCrae and Call join a Ranger troop in pursuit of three outlaws: Comanche Chief Buffalo Hump, Comanche horse thief Kicking Wolf and Ahumado, the deadly Mexican bandit king with a penchant for slow torture. Together, they struggle to protect an advancing western frontier against the defiant Comanches who are determined to defend their territory and their way of life
Role models( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny and Wheeler are two salesmen who trash a company truck while on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice - the two can either do hard time or serve 150 hours of community service in a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look half bad. Once the center's ex-con director gives them an ultimatum, Danny and Wheeler are forced to tailor their brand of immature wisdom to their charges, Augie and Ronnie. And if they can just make it through probation without getting thrown in jail, the world's worst role models will prove that, sometimes, it takes a village idiot to raise a child
Meet Dave( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman
The uninvited by Charles Guard( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna and Alex's mother dies a mysterious death. Later, Anna returns home to her sister and best friend, Alex, after a stay in a mental hospital. Her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her aloof father and the presence of a ghost in their home. The sisters are confronted with terrifying nightmares, ghostly visions, and deadly consequences when they begin to investigate their father's cruel new fiancee
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Alternative Names
Casey, Elizabeth 1974-

Mitchell, Elizabeth Irene, 1974-

Mitchell, Elizabeth Maresal 1974-

English (262)

German (4)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)

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