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Banks, Elizabeth 1974-

Overview
Works: 114 works in 706 publications in 8 languages and 51,175 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Superhero films  Dystopian films  Musical films  Romance films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, fmd, Author, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Banks
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Banks
The Hunger Games by Gary Ross( Visual )

49 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in her younger sister's place and must rely upon her sharp instincts when she's pitted against highly trained Tributes who have prepared their entire lives. She must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,469 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 LEGO Movie by Chris Pratt( Visual )

38 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,239 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"--Container
The Hunger Games : Catching Fire by Francis Lawrence( Visual )

26 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta must turn around and embark on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts, where they sense that a rebellion is simmering, and probably sparked by Katniss. The Capitol proves they are very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games: an anniversary competition that will draw contestants from previous victors, a condition that leaves District 12 with very few options
The Hunger Games : Mockingjay, part 1 by Francis Lawrence( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katniss Everdeen, girl on fire, has survived. She awakens from the cruel and haunting Quarter Quell deep inside the bunkered catacombs of District 13. Separated from some of her closest allies and fearing for their safety in the Capitol, Katniss finally agrees to be the Mockingjay, the symbolic leader of the rebellion. Still uncertain as to whom she can trust, Katniss must help 13 rise from the shadows, all the while knowing that President Snow has focused his hatred into a personal vendetta against her - and her loved ones
The Hunger Games : Mockingjay, part 2 by Francis Lawrence( Visual )

19 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katniss realizes the stakes are no longer just for survival; they are for the future. With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends; including Gale, Finnick and Peeta; Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her
Pitch Perfect by Anna Kendrick( Visual )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,190 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
Pitch Perfect 2 by Kay Cannon( Visual )

36 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Barden Bellas are back to pitch slap the world. It's been three years since the Bellas brought their signature vocals, style and attitude to become the first all-female group to win a national title. But when they get banned after a scandal that threatens to derail their last year at Barden, the three-time defending champs worry that this time they've lost their harmony for good. The Bellas must fight for their right to win the World Championships of A Cappella in Copenhagen
W. by Oliver Stone( Visual )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,993 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 )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,772 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 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
Invincible by Walt Disney( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,736 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
Love & mercy by William Pohlad( Visual )

26 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era-defining catalog of Wilson's music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost
The next three days by Paul Haggis( Visual )

41 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,581 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, bearable solution: to break his wife out of prison
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,413 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
Man on a ledge by Asger Leth( Visual )

16 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 1,349 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 )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,331 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 by Cameron Diaz( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,319 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
Our idiot brother( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,274 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
Comanche moon( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,032 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
 
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Alternative Names
Casey, Elizabeth 1974-

Elizabete Benksa

Elizabeth Banks Amerikaans acteur

Elizabeth Banks Amerikaans actrice

Elizabeth Banks amerykańska aktorka

Elizabeth Banks attrice, regista e produttrice cinematografica statunitense

Elizabeth Banks cinéaste américain

Elizabeth Banks director de cine estadounidense

Elizabeth Banks US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Elizabeth Banksová

Mitchell, Elizabeth Irene 1974-

Mitchell, Elizabeth Maresal 1974-

Ελίζαμπεθ Μπανκς

Елизабет Банкс

Елизабет Бенкс

Елізабет Бенкс

Элизабет Бэнкс

Էլիզաբեթ Բենքս

אליזבת' בנקס

אליזבת' בנקס שחקנית אמריקאית

الزبتھ بینکس

إليزابيث بانكس

إليزابيث بانكس ممثلة أمريكية

الیزابت بنکس تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

एलिजाबेथ ब्याङ्क्स

เอลิซาเบท แบงส์

미첼, 엘리자베스 아이린 1974-

뱅크스, 엘리자베스 1974-

엘리자베스 뱅크스

エリザベス・バンクス

伊莉莎伯班絲

伊丽莎白·班克斯

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