WorldCat Identities

Birch, Thora

Works: 113 works in 548 publications in 6 languages and 15,934 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Made-for-TV movies  Travelogues (Television programs) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Thora Birch
Most widely held works by Thora Birch
American Beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )

143 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
Patriot games by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. A former CIA analyst vacationing with his family in London helps thwart a terrorist attack on a member of the Royal Family and becomes the target of the terrorist whose brother he killed
Ghost world by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

61 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While their classmates head for college, Enid and Rebecca focus their energies on tormenting those around them! From a goofy convenience store clerk to an eccentric art teacher, these two saboteurs wreak havoc on all who cross their paths. But when they zero in on an oddball loner looking for Miss Right, their seemingly innocent meddling threatens to shatter one of their hearts ... and their lifelong friendship!"--Container
Hocus Pocus by Kenny Ortega( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a trio of witches who return from 17th-century Salem after they have been accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters
Now and then by Lesli Linka Glatter( Visual )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming comedy about the childhood mischief of four girls, best friends who came of age in the 1960s, and who reunite twenty years later
Alaska by George Casey( Visual )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tow teenagers challenge both nature and themselves on a death-defying mission through the arctic wilderness. Six months ago, their mother's death prompted their father to relocate the family to an Alaskan village where he's built a new life as a bush pilot. When his plane crashes high in the Alaskan mountain range, Sean and Jessie set out to find him. Along the way, they rescue an amazingly friendly polar bear cub from a poacher and test their courage through sea kayaking shooting rapids, trekking ove glaciers and climbing mountains. It all adds up to a real cliffhanger!
The dot : --and more stories to make you feel good( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dot: Vashti doesn't think she can draw, but her teacher encourages her to "just make a mark and see where it takes you."
All I want for Christmas by Robert Lieberman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and French and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If teenaged Ethan and his younger sister Hallie put every toy in Macy's on their Christmas list, it still wouldn't include what they want most. They want a miracle - they want their divorced parents back together! With lots of humor, heart and yuletide sparkle, All I Want For Christmas is all you could want in a family film treat. Ethan Randall (Dutch) and Thora Birch (Patriot Games) play the siblings who come up with a hilarious plan to reunite their parents (Harley Jane Kozak and Jamey Sheridan). Movie legend Lauren Bacall plays the sympathetic grandmother who assists the kids. Leslie Nielsen (The Naked Gun. films) appears as Santa Claus. So what is the plan? Ho-ho-ho! Aren't you in for a surprise!
Dungeons & dragons by Courtney Solomon( Visual )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Savina inherits the throne and the royal scepter, which has the power to command dragons. She decides all people should be equal. This doesn't sit well with Profion who leads a revolt against her
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
Homeless to Harvard : the Liz Murray story( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz Murray was raised in poverty by drug-addicted parents. Though they loved her, they were unable to care for her and Liz ended up living on the streets by the age of 15. Profoundly affected by her mother's AIDS-related death, Liz forced herself to look at her future and make some significant changes. Her prospects were dismal, yet she turned her life around by going back to high school. While still homeless, Liz earned her diploma in two years. She went on to win a New York Times scholarship for needy students, which enabled her to attend Harvard University
Monkey trouble( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dodger, a monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes, his life to end up in the arms of an innocent little girl. Her mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive. Unfortunately, Dodger's naughty habits get the best of him as his mischief plunges everyone he meets into major monkey trouble
Petunia( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie finally finds a guy he's willing to break his 'no sex' vow for when he meets, and starts dating George McDougal. But George is hiding something from Charlie. Their relationship hits a complicated snag when George's wife returns unexpectedly from a long trip
Winter of frozen dreams( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true-life story of Barbara Hoffman, a brilliant biochemistry student but also a notorious prostitute. When her distraught fiance leads police to a naked, bludgeoned corpse he helped her bury, it sets in motion an investigation that uncovers a sordid world of blackmail, lust, and deception
The dot-- and more stories for young artists( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children are introduced to the imaginative world of art and how a picture can really be worth a thousand words in the lead story ART. Other stories include I Like Me, a celebration of self-esteem; The Dot, a journey of self-discovery and expression that will encourage everyone to explore his or her own creative spirit; Ish, Roman discovers that creativity is about a lot more than getting things just 'right'; and more
The dot by Peter H Reynolds( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind
Night ride home( Visual )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple faces pain and anger when the son they love very much dies while riding with his sister
The hole( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four private school students sneak off for a couple days to an underground World War II bunker. When the holiday ends though, they find that they've been locked inside the bunker with hardly any food, no water, and no means of communication to the outside world. But a member of the party is deceiving the others and is to blame for all the terror that is happening to the group
Deadline( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An writer recovering from a psychological breakdown retreats to a remote Victorian house to convalesce and finish her screenplay by the approaching deadline. When she begins hearing strange sounds and seeing apparitions, her search for the source uncovers disturbing videotapes in the attic. As she digs deeper to uncover the mysterious story of the couple on the tapes, she becomes twisted up in a terrifying pursuit to find out what is behind the endless mind games
The pregnancy pact( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidney Bloom, an online magazine journalist, returns to her hometown to investigate the sudden spike in teenage pregnancies at her old high school. Immediately, she comes up against Lorraine, the head of the local conservative values group and mother of pregnant, fifteen-year-old Sara. A media firestorm erupts when Time Magazine reports that the rise in pregnancies at the school is the result of a 'pregnancy pact'. Sidney soon realizes that all the attention is disguising the much larger issues
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Thora Birch actrice américaine

Thora Birch actriu estatunidenca

Thora Birch actriz estadounidense

Thora Birch Amerikaans actrice

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Thora Birch pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Thora Birch US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Thora Birchová americká herečka

Tora Berč

Θώρα Μπιρτς

Тора Берч

Тора Бърч

ת'ורה בירץ'

ת'ורה בירץ' שחקנית אמריקאית

تورا برچ

تورا بیرچ بازیگر آمریکایی

تھورا برچ

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