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Dukakis, Olympia

Overview
Works: 370 works in 1,095 publications in 5 languages and 30,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Melodrama  Biographical films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Other, Author, Artist, Contributor, Speaker, Recipient, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Olympia Dukakis
Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a serious musician who reluctantly enters the teaching profession to remain afloat financially and discovers that his true passion is teaching
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 2,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother torn between love and anger, while her loyal friends support her and try to deal with their own feelings
Moonstruck by Norman Jewison( Visual )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "unlucky in love" Italian-American widow just weeks away from her wedding falls in love with her fiance's younger brother
Away from Her by Sarah Polley( Visual )

54 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's "forgetfulness" actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since the nursing home has a "no-visitors" policy for the first 30 days of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
Look who's talking by Priscilla Dunstan( Visual )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mollie (Kirstie Alley) is a single working mom who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James (John Travolta), a cab driver turned babysitter who Mollie won't even consider. It's going to take all the tricks a baby can think of to bring them together before it's too late
The librarian( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return
The infiltrator by Brad Furman( Visual )

16 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar
The librarian( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noah Wyle reprises his role as Flynn Carsen, the nerdy yet precocious librarian, endeavors to find King Solomon's mines
Joan of Arc by Christian Duguay( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to a peasant family, young Joan hears the voices of saints telling her to unite her beseiged nation. At seventeen, she leads one of the greatest campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed
In the land of women( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devastated over his breakup with his girlfriend, Carter Webb leaves Los Angeles to stay with his ailing Grandmother in her suburban Detroit home. Across the street lives the Hardwicke family. As Carter struggles to reconcile his own inner conflicts, he is drawn into the pains and loves of the Hardwicke women. All the Hardwicke women, in their way, fall in love with Carter. Each woman, in her own way, helps Carter find his way back
Picture perfect by Olympia Dukakis( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As adorable as she is ambitious, Kate is determined to turn her mid-level advertising job into an executive position and equally determined to snare Sam, the agency's ultra-suave Romeo who prefers illicit affairs with attached women. She achieves both goals by pretending she's getting married to Nick, a man she met at a wedding and barely knows. But her carefully constructed fictional life comes face to face with reality when her boss wants to meet Nick, sending Kate's personal and professional worlds spinning out of control
A Paralyzing Fear : The Story of Polio in America by Nina Gilden Seavey( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of polio's rise to epidemic proportions in 1916 and its eventual eradication through vaccines in the 1950's. The documentary examines America's haunting fear of the disease it could not contain and tells the story of America's transcendence from that fear. The film crew traveled across America interviewing polio survivors, parents, doctors, physical therapists, journalists, and everyday citizens who have been affected by the disease. Featuring thousands of photographs and films from the 'March of Dimes' archives, the documentary presents authentic images from the American polio era which had been in storage for more than 35 years."--Http://www.killermovies.com
The thing about my folks( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 47 years of marriage, Ben's mother leaves her husband. With no where else to turn, Ben's father Sam is forced to get to know his son. Hysterical antics ensue as Ben and Sam strengthen their relationship while Ben helps Sam romance his mother
Cloudburst( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella and Dot have been together for 31 years and have faithfully accompanied one another through life's ups and downs. Now in their seventies, Stella is hard of hearing and Dot is legally blind. Dotty's prudish granddaughter, Molly, decides the best place for Dot is a nursing home that will provide all the necessities. This forces Stella and Dot to make a bold decision: they will leave their hometown in Maine and make their way to Canada, where same-sex marriage is legal
The seagull by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

17 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of friends and relations gather at a country estate to see the first performance of an experimental play written and staged by the young man of the house, Konstantin. Among the audience are Konstantin's self-centered mother, the actress Arkadina, and her lover, the novelist Trigorin. Their glamorous presence not only disrupts the performance, but also soon takes on a more profound significance for the lives of all those present
Mighty Aphrodite by Woody Allen( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father becomes obsessed with the natural mother of his adopted son
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the encouragement of her granddaughter, Elizabeth looks up the other members of the Blonde Bombshells, a nearly all-girl band that played during World War II
Dad by Gary David Goldberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work-obsessed man returns home when his mother is hospitalized, and finds that his father, whom he hasn't seen for 2 years, has deteriorated. Through careful nurturing the young man revitalizes his father and reestablishes a close relationship with him
Ellis Island: the dream of America by Peter Boyer( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This work combines elements of symphonic music, theatre and history to celebrate the American immigrant experience. Boyer chose stories from the Ellis Island Oral History Project, wove them together into a narrative describing the hopes, dreams and struggles of these individuals, and composed dramatic and evocative symphonic music which frames and amplifies these stories"--Back of container
Big driver( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and German and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tess Thorne, a famous writer, faces a long drive home following a book signing. On a lonely New England road, her tire blows out, leaving her stranded. Relieved when another driver stops and offers assistance, Tess quickly discovers her savior is actually a serial killer who assaults her. Left for dead, Tess escapes, determined to find her attacker and seek revenge
 
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Alternative Names
Olympia Dukakis

Olympia Dukakis actrice américaine

Olympia Dukakis actriu estatunidenca

Olympia Dukakis actriz estadounidense

Olympia Dukakis aktorka amerykańska

Olympia Dukakis Amerikaans filmacteur

Olympia Dukakis Amerikaans filmactrice

Olympia Dukakis amerikansk skådespelare

Olympia Dukakis attrice statunitense

Olympia Dukakis dramatan Lamerikänik

Olympia Dukakis US-amerikaansch Politikerin

Olympia Dukakis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Olympia Dukakis Usana aktoro

Olympia Dukakis usona aktoro

Ολυμπία Δουκάκη

Дукакис Олимпия

Олимпиа Дукакис АНУ-ын жүжигчин

Олимпия Дукакис

Олимпия Дукакис американска актриса

Олімпія Дукакіс

אולימפיה דוקאקיס

אולימפיה דוקאקיס שחקנית אמריקאית

المپیا دوکاکیس بازیگر آمریکایی

أولمبيا دوكاكيس

أولمبيا دوكاكيس ممثلة أمريكية

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オリンピア・デュカキス

奧林匹亞·杜卡基斯

Languages
English (397)

German (7)

French (6)

Spanish (3)

Catalan (1)