Most widely held works about Christina Ricci
Most widely held works by Christina Ricci
Monster by Patty Jenkins ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,477 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute who was executed in 2002 for the brutal murders of at least 6 men in Florida. Homeless most of her life, Wuornos subsisted by working as a prostitute. In Florida, down to her last five dollars and pondering suicide, she stopped into a bar for a beer where she meets Selby. One night, after a john attacks her, Aileen pulls a gun and kills the man. Aileen's loathing for the men who pay her for sex becomes so extreme that she begins killing her customers regardless of their behavior.
Sleepy Hollow ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,397 libraries worldwide
In this version of Washington Irving's classic tale, Ichabod Crane is an eccentric investigator sent to Sleepy Hollow to probe a series of murders allegedly committed by a headless horseman.
Casper ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,363 libraries worldwide
"Ghost therapist" Dr. James Harvey and his daughter Kat arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff Manor. Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon, has hired Dr. Harvey to exorcise the house's apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who's just looking for a friend, and his outrageous uncles Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso (The Ghostly Trio). If the plan works, she and Dibs, her partner-in-slime, can get their hands on the manor's fabled treasure. Casper finds a kindred spirit in Kat, but the Ghostly Trio will not tolerate "fleshies" in their house.
Speed Racer ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,285 libraries worldwide
Speed Racer is a natural behind the wheel of his thunderous Mach 5. With the support of Pops and Mom Racer, girlfriend Trixie, younger brother Spritle and the mysterious Racer X, Speed takes on fierce competitors to save his family's business and protect the sport he loves. When Speed steps on the track, it's not just a race.
Penelope ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
Penelope Wilhern is born to wealthy socialites. She is afflicted by the Wilhern spell that can only be broken when she finds love. Hidden away in her family's estate, the lonely girl meets a string of suitors in her parent's futile attempt to break the curse. Each eligible bachelor is enamored with Penelope and her sizable dowry, but only until her curse is revealed. Lemon, a mischievous and eager tabloid reporter, wants a photograph of the mysterious Penelope and hires Max to pose as a prospective suitor to get the shot. The handsome down-on-his luck gambler finds himself falling for Penelope. He decides to disappear so he will not disappoint her or to expose his surreptitious ways. Fed up by this latest betrayal and determined to live life on her own terms, Penelope breaks free from her family and ventures into the world alone. She finds adventure and meets Annie, her first friend, and becomes the person she was meant to be.
Alpha and omega ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
When Kate, a take-charge wolf, and Humphrey, a laid-back wolf, are picked up by park rangers and relocated halfway across country, the two set off on an incredible journey back home and learn along the way that, although they are complete opposites, they make a good team.
The Laramie project ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play.
Black snake moan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 780 libraries worldwide
Lazarus is an extremely religious man who is broken hearted after his wife leaves him for his own brother. Rae is the town slut, apparently afflicted with the "disease" of uncontrollable nymphomania. After a night of hard partying and sleeping around, Rae, is beaten up and left by the roadside near Lazarus' house. Lazarus takes her in and chains her to his radiator while trying to "cure" her insatiability. Eventually, the two become friends and help each other recover from their extremes of lust and piety to become more balanced individuals.
Now and then ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and German and held by 727 libraries worldwide
A heartwarming comedy about the childhood mischief of four best friends who reunite after twenty years.
New York, I love you ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 706 libraries worldwide
In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come together as they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn, the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself. A collection of 10 different stories of love.
Anything else ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 libraries worldwide
When an aspiring young writer falls head-over-heels in love with a free-spirited, hard-to-please young woman, he soon discover's he is going to have to work doubly hard to make their love work.
The opposite of sex ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 465 libraries worldwide
Dedee Truitt, a 16-year-old girl from Louisiana, flees to the suburban Indiana home of her gay half-brother Bill, where she proceeds to seduce his hunky live-in boyfriend, get pregnant, steal $10,000 and lead everyone in a chase across the country.
After.life ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
After a terrible car accident, Anna wakes to find the funeral director is preparing her body for her own funeral. Convincing her that she is in transition to the afterlife, the funeral director is leading Anna to accept her own death. But Paul, Anna's grief-stricken boyfriend, can't shake the nagging suspicion that the funeral director is not what he appears to be. As Paul gets close to unlocking the truth, it may be too late as Anna may have already begun crossing over to the other side!
Mermaids ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Flax is a free-spirited and unconventional woman. She's exasperating to her daughters, Charlotte, age 15, and Kate age 9. Mrs. Flax meets Lou Landsky who tries to turn the trio into a family.
The man who cried ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Set against a romantic Parisian backdrop, the lives of four strangers, an innocent woman with a dangerous secret, a seductive cabaret dancer, a mysterious stranger, and an unscrupulous operatic tenor, collide on one fateful evening when secrecy is a matter of survival.
The ice storm ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Thanksgiving 1973. The climate is changing, both politically and physically. As the Watergate scandal unfolds in the background, the inhabitants of a small Connecticut town begin to slip into an existentialist void. Social taboos are shattered on whims and the line between adult authority and juvenile irresponsibility is practically nonexistant. Focuses on the Hood and Carver families. Chronicles a brief period of rapid moral deterioration. Their actions - including adultery, sexual experimentation, drug use and petty crimes - become increasingly unpredictable and impulsive. Once the 'ice storm' hits, though, reality sinks in, and the severity of their situation becomes all to apparent.
Cursed ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Three young adults mauled by a werewolf running loose on the streets of Los Angeles discover that the only way to break the curse upon them is to kill the one who started it all.
Pecker ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Pecker tells the story of a goofy 18-year-old who works in a Baltimore sandwich shop and takes photos of his loving but peculiar family and friends on the side. Pecker, so named for his childhood habit of "pecking" at his food, stumbles into fame when his work is "discovered" by a savvy New York art dealer.
Casper ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Determined to get her hands on her father's hidden fortune, Carrigan is forced to hire an afterlife therapist to exercise the ghosts that keep frightening her away. Dr. Harvey and his daughter, Kat, move in and soon Kat meets Casper, the friendliest ghost. But Casper's uncles are still determined to drive all the "fleshies" away.
That darn cat ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 340 libraries worldwide
When her faithful tomcat D.C. (a.k.a. Darn Cat) brings home an important clue to a mysterious kidnapping, 16-year-old Patti Randall (Ricci) finds her ho-hum hometown suddenly turned into a hotbed of criminal excitement. And when she teams up with rookie FBI agent Kelso (Doug), to try to solve the baffling crime ... these would-be detectives follow That Darn Cat into some unexpected surprices!
Action and adventure films Aristocracy (Social class) Automobile racing drivers Automobiles, Racing Bachelors Biographical films Brothers Casper the Friendly Ghost (Fictitious character) Children's films Comedy films Comedy films Criminal behavior Drama Family-owned business enterprises Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired First loves Friendship Gay men Gay men--Crimes against Ghosts Homicide Homophobia Horror films Insects Juvenile works Kaufman, Moisés Love Man-woman relationships New York (State) New York (State)--New York Romantic comedy films Shepard, Matthew,--d. 1998 Sports films Tabloid newspapers Teenagers Television adaptations Trials (Murder) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wolves Women serial murderers Wuornos, Aileen Wyoming--Laramie
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