Most widely held works about Dermot Mulroney
Most widely held works by Dermot Mulroney
About Schmidt ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,740 libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent.
Must love dogs ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,565 libraries worldwide
Sarah Nolan is divorced, demoralized and dateless - until her sister posts her profile on perfectmatch.com. Now she has a lot of dates, mainly with weirdos, weepers, lechers and jocks. Then she meets Jake, a soulful boat builder whose idea of true love comes straight from the movies. Jake is attractive, smart and maybe a bit too intense for Sarah, so she passes him by. But in passing him up, she may be passing up a real chance for love.
The family Stone ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
Everett brings his fiancé Meredith home to meet his family for the Christmas holiday. It's an instant disaster when Everett's parents, Sybil and Kelly, agree with their gay, deaf son Thad, pot-smoking son Ben and daughters Amy and Susannah that Meredith is way too uptight to be welcomed into their family. Wanting to please Everett and get along with his family, Meredith recruits her sister Julie to help her thaw the Stone family cold front.
Zodiac ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD Homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained.
My best friend's wedding ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,285 libraries worldwide
Commitment-shy Jules Potter has four days to steal back her best friend Michael before he marries someone else.
God grew tired of us ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
Presents the plight of young, male Sudanese refugees, known as "lost boys," being displaced to foreign countries due to civil war in their homeland. The film tells the story of three of the lost boys who struggled to come to the United States for a better life, while still attempting to assist the family and friends they have left behind.
The wedding date ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
Kat Ellis is determined to attend her younger sister's wedding with a date. Rather than face the ridicule of her family, and in order to show up her ex-fiance, she resorts to the Yellow Pages to find an escort.
Flash of genius ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Robert Kearns. The Kearns' were a typical 1960s Detroit family. Bob is a college professor and part-time inventor. When Bob invents a device that would eventually be used by every car in the world, the Kearns' think they have struck gold. But their aspirations are dashed after the auto giants, who originally embraced Bob's creation, unceremoniously shun him. Ignored, threatened and then buried in years of litigation, Bob is haunted by what was done to his family and their future. He becomes a man obsessed with justice and the conviction that his life's work, or anyone else's for that matter, should be acknowledged by those who stood to benefit. He and his family pay the toll for refusing to compromise his dignity.
Georgia rule ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
Rachel is a rebellious teenager who is uncontrollable. With her latest car crash, Rachel has broken the final rule in mom Lily's San Francisco home. Lily hauls her daughter to the one place she swore she'd never return, her mother's Idaho farm. Georgia is not your typical sweet and doting grandmother. She lives her life by a number of unbreakable rules, demanding anyone who shares her home do the same. Now Georgia is saddled with raising the young woman and it will require each patient breath she takes to understand Rachel's fury. But as Rachel succumbs to her summer of misery, Georgia notices something is changing within her granddaughter. Given structure and responsibilities, Rachel is letting her guard down and learning compassion. Her journey will lead all three women to revelations of buried family secrets and an understanding that, regardless what happens, the ties that bind can never be broken.
Gracie ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,031 libraries worldwide
Gracie Bowen is your average 15-year-old, except for one thing-- she is determined to play varsity boys soccer. When her school forbids her to play and even her family questions her ability, Gracie sets out on an extraordinary quest to prove them all wrong. Fighting to change the school's policy and facing off against some of the toughest competitors on the soccer field, Gracie must summon all of her strength and courage to finally show the world that a girl with a dream can do whatever she wants.
My best friend's wedding ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 741 libraries worldwide
Friends from college make a pact to marry each other if they are not married by 28. When Michael gets engaged Julianne will stop at nothing to stop the wedding.
The memory keeper's daughter ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
A father has a nurse take his newborn daughter to a home to be raised away from his wife and the baby's twin brother, upon learning that the baby girl has Down Syndrome.
Young guns ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 libraries worldwide
A portrait of Billy the Kid and his gang as they move from prairie trash to demi-gods.
Longtime companion ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
Drama concerning the AIDS crisis which focuses on a small group of friends from the time they first read about AIDS in the New York Times through the 1980's as they face the impact of the disease on themselves and their friends.
Lovely & amazing ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 549 libraries worldwide
"An intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the bittersweet lessons they learn in keeping up with the hectic demands of their individual neuroses"--Container.
Living in oblivion ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
The leading man has just had a disastrous one-night stand with the leading lady. The cinematographer is breaking up with the assistant director. The director's mother has wandered onto the set and the dwarf hired for the dream sequence has an attitude.
Undertow ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
John Munn and his two sons live on a solitary farm in rural Georgia. When John's ex-convict brother stops in for a visit, their lives all change for the worst.
Where the money is ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
A veteran thief faking a stroke, his very sexy nurse and her earnest, boring husband are going after money. All they have to do is steal an armored truck, impersonate the guards, collect bags of cash at the pick-up sites and then show up for work the next morning as if nothing happened!
Bad girls ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
A wild Western story of four fallen women on the run. Branded as outlaws, pursued by a posse and tracked by Pinkerton detectives, the four must ride together to stay alive.
Kansas City ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Set in 1934 Kansas City. A telegraph operator named Blondie kidnaps Carolyn Stilton, wife of a powerful businessman who commutes to Washington to advise President Roosevelt. Blondie figures she can use Carolyn to gain safe passage for her husband Johnny, who is in the grip of the city's top gangster, a club owner named Seldom Seen. The movie unfolds in the dark streets of the downtown kansas City night.
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