WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Rita

Works: 40 works in 171 publications in 6 languages and 17,306 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Christmas films  Romance films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Teen films  Action and adventure films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rita Wilson
My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

45 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toula is a quiet, devoted daughter in a big, crazy Greek family. Working in her father's restaurant, she hides behind her family and keeps the world at a distance. One day at the restaurant she finds herself pouring coffee for a man who inspires her to change her life, and the way she sees the world ... forever
It's complicated by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious look at marriage, divorce, and everything in between. With a thriving Santa Barbara bakery, a new romance heating up, and her divorce finally behind her, Jane Adler has her life all figured out, until she finds herself trapped between the perfect new beau and her philandering ex-husband who's determined to win her back. When opposites attract all over again, will love be sweeter the second time around? It's ... complicated!
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Christmas Eve, psychologist Marcia Fieldstone asks her radio audience to share their dreams for the holiday season. Eight-year-old Jonah calls in from Seattle, with a wish for his dad to find a new wife. Mom died a year-and-a-half ago. Baltimore Sun reporter Annie Reed also hears the broadcast, when Jonah's architect father Sam gets on the air. Sam talks about the magical moment he met his wife and instantly knew that she was the right one. Despite the fact that she is engaged to Walter, Annie feels drawn to Sam. She's not the only one. Some 2000 women from all across the country send letters to the man they know as "Sleepless in Seattle." Jonah picks Annie's out of the mail, sensing that she is the right one to be his new mother. It takes Sam a little longer to catch on
Larry Crowne by Tom Hanks( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne (Hanks) enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher (Roberts). Now this simple guy will discover that when you think everything worth having has passed you by, you just might find your reason to live"--Container
Runaway bride by Julia Roberts( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unlikely love story developes when a cynical, big-city columnist (Gere) comes to a small town to cover the story of Maggie Carpenter (Roberts), a bride who's left men at the altar several times
Jingle all the way by Brian Levant( Visual )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to buy a hot-selling toy, a father endures a frantic last-minute shopping spree on Christmas Eve
Now and then by Lesli Linka Glatter( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming comedy about the childhood mischief of four best friends who reunite after twenty years
Raise your voice( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl with an extrordinary voice is accepted to a music school in Los Angeles. There is one scholarship offered for the coming year - a seemingly impossible dream. With the help of an inspirational teacher, she finds the will to meet the challenge
Magnificent desolation walking on the moon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transports you to the lunar surface, where you can walk alongside the 12 extraordinary astronauts who have been there, experiencing what they saw, heard, and felt. Presented and narrated by Tom Hanks
Auto focus by Paul Schrader( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Crane became well known as the star of the comedy hit series "Hogan's Heroes." With fame and success, Crane drove headfirst into the darker, destructive side of celebrity life. He eventually teamed with a video technician who helped him document his numerous sexploits. But when his fast living got out of control, the end result was a brutal murder that remains one of Hollywood's most scandalous unsolved mysteries
The Glass house by Tom Gries( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruby is devastated when her parents are killed in a tragic car accident. With her younger brother Rhett, Ruby is sent to live with the legal guardians chosen by her parents. The Glasses live in an opulent Malibu mansion where Ruby and Rhett are promised all of the finest luxuries money can buy and a lavish new rich-kid lifestyle. Before long, however, Ruby begins to suspect that her new caretakers are not what they appear on the surface and that the couple's financial woes may force them to harm her or Rhett in order to cash in on their sizable life insurance policies
If These Walls Could Talk by Hua lai shi pa mei la( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trilogy of stories set in the same house--with different occupants and spanning over 40 years--examines three women, the common crisis of an unexpected pregnancy, and the wrenching decision to have an abortion. In 1952, abortion is illegal. A widowed nurse deals with her unexpected pregnancy by taking drastic measures to obtain one. In 1974, a happily married woman, the mother of four children, discovers that she is pregnant again. Now she must choose between losing her lifelong dream and terminating her pregnancy. In 1996, a Catholic college student finds herself pregnant as the result of an affair with a professor. She decides on an abortion, but does not realize what it means to go through with one, while society rends itself asunder with violent protest
Mixed nuts by Nora Ephron( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild and wacky comedy about oddball characters in Los Angeles at Christmastime, centered around a suicide hotline service
Volunteers by Nicholas Meyer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and French and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence Bourne III escapes the bookies to whom he owes $28,000 by swapping places with a friend and going to Thailand with the Peace Corps
The chumscrubber( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dean discovers the body of his best friend, Troy, and doesn't bother telling any of the parents in his perfect California neighborhood. He knows that these folks prefer to go about thier lives by ignoring reality. But when this scandal hits home, will they take notice, or will by just continue along ther merry, self-medicated way?
My big fat Greek wedding 2( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long-awaited follow-up to the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time. The film reveals a Portokalos family secret that will bring the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding
Beautiful Ohio( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy, who idolizes his math whiz of an older brother, learns of a secret that will change the family forever involving the older brother's girlfriend, and a secret language between two best friends
The dawn patrol( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John is living the ultimate beach life, surfing all day and partying all night with his brother Ben, despite his desire to break free from the small beach town he loves. Just before his surfing talent offers them a way out; Ben is killed, leading John down a dangerous path of revenge. But when he discovers that he killed the wrong man by mistake he joins the military to escape his past, only to have to face it again when another tragedy brings him back home
Rita Wilson by Rita Wilson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My big fat Greek life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newlyweds Nia and Ian return from their honeymoon to begin their life with Nia's colorful Greek-American family. In this 7-episode television series, the two lovebirds do their best to assert their independence, despite the well-meaning omnipresence and interference of Nia's bombastic relatives
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My big fat Greek wedding
Alternative Names
Ibrahimoff, Margarita.

Ibrahimoff, Margarita 1958-

Rita Wilson actrice américaine

Rita Wilson actriz estadounidense

Rita Wilson aktorka amerykańska

Rita Wilson Amerikaans filmacteur

Rita Wilson Amerikaans filmactrice

Rita Wilson attrice e produttrice cinematografica statunitense

Rita Wilson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Rita Wilsonová

Ρίτα Ουίλσον ηθοποιός, παραγωγός

Рита Уилсон

Рита Уилсън

ריטה וילסון

ريتا ويلسون

ریتا ویلسون تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و خواننده آمریکایی

ریٹا ولسن

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