WorldCat Identities

Long, Nia

Overview
Works: 121 works in 369 publications in 5 languages and 18,488 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Humor  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Artist, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nia Long
Premonition by Mennan Yapo( Visual )
17 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This slick exercise about a housewife whose spouse might or might not be dead is effective ..."--Variety
Are we there yet? by Brian Levant( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick offers to take Suzanne's kids cross-country in an effort to win her heart. He must survive 24 hours with two kids bent on destroying him. Through all the road-blocks, he impresses not only Suzanne, but himself also
Alfie by Bill Naughton( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For Alfie, life was about enjoying everything women could offer, one night at a time. But when the consequences of his playboy lifestyle suddenly affect the women in his life and his best friend, Alfie begins to wonder if there is more to life than these fleeting romances. And if so, what'sit all about
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three friends struggle to survive in South Central Los Angeles where friendship, pain, danger and love form a true picture of life in "the hood."
Big momma's house by Martin Lawrence( Visual )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tough-talking FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a single mom and her son from an escapted convict. He goes incognito by disguising himself as the woman's grandma
Soul food ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sunday dinner at Mother Joe's is a mouth-watering, 40-year tradition. As seen through the eyes of her grandson Ahmad, love and laughs are always on the menu, despite the usual rivalries simmering between his mom Maxine and her sisters Teri and Bird. But when serious bickering starts to tear the family apart, the good times suddenly stop. Now it's up to Ahmad to get everyone back together and teach them the true meaning of soul food
Are we done yet? ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now married to Suzanne, Nick buys a suburban house to escape the rat race of the big city and to provide more space for his new wife and kids Lindsey and Kevin. But when his new home quickly becomes a costly "fixer upper," he finds himself at the mercy of an eccentric contractor, Nick's suburban dream soon becomes a nightmare
The best man holiday ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At a fifteen year reunion over the Christmas holidays, a group of college friends soon discover how simple it is for old rivalries and romances to resurface
Boiler room ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seth runs a small-time casino operation out of his apartment. With his streetwise business smarts, he's recruited to join the city's newest and hottest stock brokerage firm, and quickly takes to his new job's instant riches and fast-life pleasures. When he wins the eye and heart of Greg's ex-girlfriend, everything seems too good to be true
Friday ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Craig and Smokey have until the end of the day to pay back Big Worm
The best man ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scandalous secrets from the past begin to reveal themselves when a commitment-shy writer and his old college buddies reunite for a wedding
The single moms club ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When five struggling single moms put aside their differences to form a support group, they find inspiration and laughter in their new sisterhood, and help each other overcome the obstacles that stand in their way
Big Momma's house 2 by Don Rhymer( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Malcolm Turner goes undercover, turning his slick-talking, slam-dunking Southern granny Big Momma disguise into a nanny for a computer company executive who may be concocting a means to hack into military databases. But that's just a pretense to get Big Momma coping with a perfectionist mom and her three kids, who are all dysfunctional in cute and easily resolved ways
Made in America by Richard Benjamin( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inquisitive young black woman discovers her biological father is an anonymous sperm-bank donor, a white used-car salesman whose cornball commercials blanket cable TV
Love Jones by Theodore Witcher( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Chicago, a beautiful photographer and a sweet-talking poet get together and discover romance
If these walls could talk ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in different decades in the same house, these stories of three lesbian couples each reflect a specific concern. In 1961, Abby and Edith, two retired schoolteachers, lead a quiet life. Abby has a stroke and dies, and her nephew and his wife come for the funeral and to sort and sell Abby's things, unaware that she and Edith were a lifelong couple. In 1972, four college-age lesbians share the house. They have problems with the campus feminism group, and Linda is drawn to Amy a very butch lesbian who wears men's clothing and drives a motorcycle. How can a feminist fall for a lesbian who acts like and dresses like a man? By 2000, long-term couple Fran and Kal want to have a child, and their quest leads from proposing sperm donation to a gay couple they know, to the horror of shopping for sperm on the Internet
Mooz-lum ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amid a strict Muslim rearing and a social life he's never had, Tariq enters college confused. New peers, family, and mentors help him find his place, but the 9-11 attacks force him to face his past and make the biggest decisions of his life
Baadasssss! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A candid portrait of Melvin Van Peeble's struggles as a young, black director during the society-shifting 70's. Determined to make a film that matters, Melvin deals with two-faced backers, a rag-tag crew, threatening creditors, and various shades of Hollywood hypocrisy. With everything on the line, his only choice is to stick to his guns and do whatever it takes to get his neo-blaxploitation epic to the audience for which it was envisioned
Stigmata by Rupert Wainwright( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and French and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A priest from the Vatican is sent to visit a woman who's showing signs of stigmata (the wounds of Christ). The priest comes to find that the lady is truly possessed by something, and when her rants begin to make sense, the man of the cloth starts to question what he's been preaching in this eerie, thought-provoking horror movie
Gospel Hill ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the town of Julia, the residents of the black neighborhood of Gospel Hill, are being forced out of their homes to make way for a multimillion-dollar golf course development. Thirty years ago Peter Malcolm, a black civil rights activist, was assassinated and race relations in the town have been strained ever since. Dr. Ron Palmer is an influential black community leader who is supporting the development. John Malcolm, Peter's brother, withdrew from the community and the fight for civil rights after his brother's assassination. He feels hatred for Jack Herrod who is the towns bigoted, ex-sheriff. Herrod was responsible for letting the investigation of Peter's murder dissipate with no one charged
 
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Languages
English (208)
French (5)
Spanish (4)
German (1)
Turkish (1)
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