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Steenburgen, Mary

Works: 262 works in 819 publications in 5 languages and 45,520 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Christmas stories  Fiction  Animated films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Powerful story of two lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS
The help by Emma Stone ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Elf by New Line Cinema Corporation ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An orphan raised as an elf in Santa's workshop discovers that he is actually human, prompting him to leave the North Pole in search of his biological father
What's eating Gilbert Grape? by Paramount Pictures Corporation ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gilbert lives in Endora, a place where nothing happens. Aside from a secret affair with a housewife, Gilbert spends his days stocking shelves at a grocery store, caring for his mentally handicapped brother, and holding together a large family headed by Mama, a former beauty queen whose weight tops 500 pounds. But just when Gilbert thinks nothing will ever change, a pretty stranger arrives on the scene, capturing Gilbert's heart and inspiring him to make a break
The proposal ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High-powered book editor Maggie is everyone's worst nightmare: ruthless, driven, and tactless. When she finds herself faced with deportation back to Canada, she coerces her much younger assistant into marrying her. However, when the government becomes suspicious, they embark upon a charade in order to make the marriage seem legitimate
Four Christmases ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When happily unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation, and unable to escape, they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities
Back to the future the complete trilogy by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Back to the future: It's the mid-80's, and Marty McFly is your average 17-year-old slacker who happens to be friends with an inventor, Doc Brown. Doc's latest invention is a time machine, that ends up transporting Marty back to 1955 where he must bring his parents together so that he will exist when he gets back to his own time
The brave one by Jodie Foster ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York City radio host Erica Bain is working and living a wonderful life. One night she and her fianceĢ David are brutally attacked. David is killed and Erica is almost beaten to death. Traumatized and unable to cope with the tragic event, Erica becomes someone else. She buys a gun and begins to roam the streets at night looking to take her revenge on the men who were responsible for the attack. Late one night, she is in the back of a convenience store when a robber comes in and kills the store clerk and his wife. The robber comes after her but she protects herself, finding that it is very easy to shoot a gun. Later, Erica finds herself confronted by two would-be rapists on the subway, and again she protects herself. The city becomes fascinated with the exploits of this vigilante killer, but NYPD Detective Mercer is trying to catch this person, before they strike again
Did you hear about the Morgans? by Marc Lawrence ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meryl and Paul Morgan are a highly successful Manhattan couple. Their almost perfect lives have only one notable failure - their dissolving marriage. But they witness a murder and become the targets of a contract killer. The Feds, protecting their witnesses, whisk them from their beloved New York to a tiny town in Wyoming, and a relationship that was on the rocks threatens to end completely, unless with their new Blackberry-free lives, the Morgans can slow down the pace and rekindle their passion
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The man and the myth are larger than ever in this spectacular retelling of a timeless adventure. Packed with groundbreaking special effects, journey through breathtaking worlds where anything is possible
Parenthood by Ron Howard ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Buckmans are a modern family facing the age-old dilemma of trying to raise children the "right" way
Step brothers ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brennan and Dale are two middle-aged loafers who are forced to live together when their parents get married. When their immature antics over TV privileges and personal property take their toll on their parents' marriage, the devious duo hatch a scheme to reunite the couple
Back to the future part III by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doc Brown has decided to live in the Old West of the 1880's. But when he's in danger of meeting an untimely end, Marty travels back into the past to rescue him. There's just one problem: Doc is so smitten by a schoolteacher that he's become distracted. Now, it's up to Marty to keep Doc out of trouble, get the DeLorean running, and put the past, present and future on track so they can all get back to where and when they belong
The trumpet of the swan by E. B White ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Widescreen and full screen. When triplets are born to proud trumpeter swan parents, everyone is bursting with joy. All seems perfect until they discover that their only son, Louie, can't speak. And without a voice, Louie can't compete against his loudmouth rival, Boyd, for the affections of his true love, Serena. But with help from a boy at camp and his teacher, and with dubious guidance from a big city agent, Louie discovers his own unique talents which help him find his place in the world"--Container
Life as a house by Mark Andrus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A terminally ill man attempts to simultaneously reconnect with his estranged son and build the house of his dreams
Last Vegas by Jon Turtletaub ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four best friends in their late-60s decide to escape retirement and throw a Las Vegas bachelor party for the only one of them who has remained single
The long walk home by Richard Pearce ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg is Odessa Cotter, a quietly dignified woman, who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson (Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek). When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband (Dwight Schultz) and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. Their shared experiences draw them closer as a deep respect and lasting friendship forms. Together, in a difficult world of black versus white, they manage to discover a common ground
In the electric mist by Bertrand Tavernier ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on an investigation into a series of grisly murders, veteran detective Dave Robicheaux navigates his way through the Louisiana bayou and the dark, sultry world of New Orleans mobster 'Baby Feet' Balboni. Layers of corruption and long-dead secrets reawaken grudges and a lethal alliance
One magic Christmas by Phillip Borsos ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young mother rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter, Abbie, and Gideon, the mother's very own guardian angel
Cross Creek by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After ten years as a frustrated newspaper reporter and unsuccessful author of fiction, Marjorie Rawlings turns her back on financial security and takes up residence in the Florida Everglades. In this remote and untamed portion of central Florida, Rawlings is inspired to create a gallery of unforgettable characters and to produce critically-acclaimed best sellers
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English (281)
Spanish (11)
German (6)
French (3)
Persian (1)