WorldCat Identities

Shue, Elisabeth

Works: 302 works in 1,116 publications in 9 languages and 29,366 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Sports films  Martial arts films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Elisabeth Shue
Most widely held works by Elisabeth Shue
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( Visual )

70 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel, a fatherless teenager, arrives in Los Angeles from the East and faces the difficult task of making friends. He becomes the object of bullying by a gang of karate students when he strikes up a relationship with Ali, the gang leader's ex-girlfriend. Daniel asks Miyagi, a master of martial arts, to help him learn karate. Daniel then prepares himself both mentally and physically for the fight of his life
Dreamer : inspired by a true story by John Gatins( Visual )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Crane is a Kentucky horse trainer who watches in horror as a championship filly breaks a leg during a practice run. Ordinarily the horse would have to be put down, but today Ben's daughter, Cale, is at the track. Ben impulsively buys the horse, which causes him to lose his job. The rehabilitation process of the horse is almost too much for a farm that's already struggling to survive in a modern economy, but the horse turns out to be a much-needed salve to the nearly broken family, including Ben's wife and father
Battle of the sexes by Jonathan Dayton( Visual )

17 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and German and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles
Back to the future part III by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty visits 2015 to straighten out the future of the McFly family, but Biff Tannen steals the time machine, and with it a book that allows his young self to amass a gambling fortune, which has significant consequences to the present. To correct the problems, Marty and Doc must return to 1955 to retrieve the book
Leaving Las Vegas by Mike Figgis( Visual )

131 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people meet in Las Vegas and form a bond based on unconditional acceptance and mutual respect that will change each of them forever
The Saint by Jonathan Hensley( Visual )

39 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Templar (The Saint), is a thief for hire, whose latest job to steal the secret process for cold fusion puts him at odds with a traitor bent on toppling the Russian government, as well as the woman who holds its secret
Back to the future : the complete trilogy( Visual )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back to the Future part III: 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
Chasing Mavericks( Visual )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams"--Container
Hide and seek by Ari Schlossberg( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his wife is found dead, David decides to take his child, Emily, to live in a house upstate. She finds a weird imaginary friend named Charlie. He likes to play games, and is jealous of anyone who tries to come between Emily and her dad
Adventures in babysitting by Chris Columbus( Visual )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A babysitter and three kids leave the safe suburbs and head for the heart of the big city to rescue a frantic friend
Gracie by Elisabeth Shue( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Gracie Bowen gains the support of her family, community, and finally the school board when she decides to honor the memory of her brother who was killed by a drunk driver, by taking his place on the all-boys soccer team at her New Jersey school in 1978
House at the end of the street( Visual )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly divorced Sarah and her teenage daughter Elissa have just moved to the suburbs for a fresh start. But their hopes quickly shatter as they learn that, years earlier, a grisly murder took place next door when a deranged girl killed her parents and disappeared. The girl's older brother Ryan still occupies the house, and when he befriends Elissa, his secretive past could become her worst nightmare
Hollow man by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

42 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of experimentation, Dr. Sebastian Caine, a brilliant but arrogant scientist working for the Defense Department, has successfully transformed mammals to an invisible state and brought them back to their original physical form. Determined to achieve the ultimate breakthrough, Caine instructs his team to move on to phase III: human experimentation. Dr. Caine uses himself as the first subject
Piranha by Alexandre Aja( Visual )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of strangers on Lake Victoria must band together to survive, after a sudden underwater tremor sets free prehistoric man-eating fish
Death wish( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his wife and daughter are violently attacked, Dr. Paul Kersey hunts down his family's assailants to deliver justice. Fury and fate collide in this intense action-thriller
Cocktail by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

41 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cruise plays Brian Flanagan, a young confident and ambitious bartender who, with the help of a seasoned pro, becomes the toast of Manhattan's Upper East Side. But when he moves to Jamaica and meets an independent artist, their vivid romance brings a new perspective to the self-centered bartender's life
Hamlet 2 by Steve Coogan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his Tucson, AZ school's theater department is threatened to be cut, failed-actor-turned-high-school-drama-teacher Dana Marschz writes a play that he hopes will solve everything. He decides to write a sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet. Now, the drama department will stage one of the most politically incorrect musical extravaganzas ever seen. Dana and his class will put it all on the line for a night of conflict and controversial
Heart and souls( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four souls learn why they are earthbound and tied to a hard driving executive--through him, they each have one chance to resolve the unfinished business in their lives
Mysterious skin by Gregg Araki( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At age 8, Neil and Brian played on the same baseball team in their small Kansas hometown. Now 10 years later, Neil is a hustler and Brian a nervous introvert who believes he has been abducted by aliens. As their lives intersect, they discover a shared past shrouded in mystery
Deconstructing Harry by Woody Allen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Block has gone through three wives, six psychiatrists and dozens of girlfriends during his long literary career. But when Harry writes a bestseller about his best friends, his best friends become his worst enemies
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Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.07 for Dreamer : ... to 0.83 for Heart and ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The karate kid
Dreamer : inspired by a true storyHollow manDeconstructing Harry
Alternative Names
Elisabeth Shue actrice américaine

Elisabeth Shue actriz estadounidense

Elisabeth Shue aktorka amerykańska

Elisabeth Shue americká herečka

Elisabeth Shue Amerikaans filmacteur

Elisabeth Shue Amerikaans filmactrice

Elisabeth Shue attrice statunitense

Elisabeth Shue pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Elisabeth Shue US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Elizabet Şu

Shue, Elizabeth 1963-

Shue Lisa

Shue, Lisa 1963-

Ελίζαμπεθ Σου

Елизабет Шу

Елізабет Шу

Элизабет Шу американская актриса

Элізабет Шу

אליזבת שו

אליזבת שו שחקנית אמריקאית

إليزابيث شو

الیزابت شو تهیه‌کننده و بازیگر آمریکایی

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