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Alba, Jessica 1981-

Overview
Works: 254 works in 662 publications in 4 languages and 22,015 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Popular works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comedy films  Sports films  Life skills guides  Superhero films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jessica Alba
Fantastic four by Mark Frost ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After exposure to cosmic radiation, four astronauts become the most remarkable, if not most dysfunctional, superheroes of all time. Reed Richards is the leader of the group and gains the ability to stretch all parts of his body, he takes the name Mr. Fantastic. His girlfriend, Sue Storm, gains the ability to turn invisible and create force fields, calling herself the Invisible Woman. Her younger brother Johnny Storm gains the ability to control fire, including covering his own body with flame and is thus named the Human Torch. Pilot Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong rock creature and decides to call himself Thing. Together, they use their unique powers to explore the strange aspects of the world, and to foil the evil plans of Doctor Doom
Frank Miller's Sin City by Frank Miller ( Visual )
50 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welcome to Sin City, the town that beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still try to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care. Four tales of crime in Sin City where it is infested with criminals, crooked cops and sexy dames- where some are searching for vengeance, some for redemption, and others are searching for both. The Man is a muscular brute who's looking for the person responsible for the death of his beloved Goldie. Another man is fed up with Sin City's corrupt law enforcement and decides to take the law into his own hands after a horrible mistake. A cop risks his life to protect a girl from a deformed pedophile. A hitman is looking to make a little cash. All based on the Graphic Novels by Frank Miller
Fantastic 4 ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Silver Surfer arrives on Earth, army General Hager demands that Reed Richards create a sensor to track him and find out what he's doing on Earth. The only problem is that Richards is helping Sue Storm plan their rescheduled wedding. Ben Grimm is heating up his relationship with Alicia and Johnny Storm is trying to get sponsorships and girls. Returning is Victor Von Doom, who gladly offers to assist the military in figuring out what the Silver Surfer is all about
Valentine's Day by Garry Marshall ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the intertwining storylines of a diverse group of Los Angelenos as they navigate their way through romance and heartbreak over the course of one Valentine's Day. Couples and singles experience the pinnacles and pitfalls of finding, keeping or ending relationships in a day in the life of love
Little Fockers ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Greg Focker has finally begun to earn the respect of his ex-CIA father-in-law, Jack Byrnes but one important test still lies ahead: will Greg prove that he has what it takes to be the family's next 'Godfocker', or will the circle of trust be broken for good?"--Container
Spy kids all the time in the world ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marissa Cortez-Wilson is happily married to reality TV star Wilbur Wilson, and is stepmother to his two children, Cecil and Rebecca, along with their newborn baby. What her family doesn't know is that Marissa is a retired secret agent, and when The Timekeeper--a dastardly villain threatening Armageddon--strikes, Marissa is called back into action. With the fate of all mankind at stake, Marissa is forced to seek the help of her stepchildren, and, with the help of ex-Spy Kids Juni and Carmen Cortez, defeat the Timekeeper before the world literally runs out of time
Escape from planet Earth by Brendan Fraser ( Visual )
16 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Admired astronaut Scorch Supernova is a national hero to the blue alien population of planet Baab. A master of daring rescues, Scorch pulls off astonishing feats with the quiet aid of his nerdy brother, Gary, head of mission control at BASA
Machete by Robert Rodriguez ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the fake trailer Rodriguez made for inclusion in the movie Grindhouse, Machete tells the story of a Mexican Federale. Years ago in Mexico, Machete was double-crossed by his boss, resulting in his wife and child being murdered before his eyes by drug kingpin Torrez, and Machete himself beaten, shot, and left for dead. Now, Machete resurfaces in Austin Texas, working day labor when he's hired to assassinate Senator McLaughlin, an extreme advocate against illegal immigration. Once again betrayed and set-up, Machete plots his revenge against the men who've wronged him with the help of resistance fighter Luz, ICE Agent Sartana, and his shotgun-toting brother, Padre (who really is a priest!). Machete lays waste to anything that gets in his path. As he takes on hitmen, vigilantes and a ruthless drug cartel, bullets fly, blades clash and the body count rises. Any way you slice it, vengeance has a new name: Machete
Good luck Chuck ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It all started when Charlie Logan was ten years old. Breaking the cardinal rules of spin-the-bottle, Charlie refused to lip-lock with a demented Goth girl. She puts a hex on Charlie. Now, twenty-five years later, Charlie is a successful dentist and still, well, cursed. He discovers that every woman he's ever slept with has found true love - with the next guy after him. Before he knows it, Charlie has become a "good luck charm" for women. But, Charlie is lonely, that is, until he meets Cam. Cam is a beautiful, but accident-prone penguin specialist. When true romance develops, Charlie realizes he has to find a way to break his good-luck curse
The eye by David Moreau ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sydney is a young, blind violinist who is given the chance to see for the first time since childhood through a miraculous corneal transplant. As Sydney adjusts to a dizzying new world of colors and shapes, she is haunted by frightening visions of death which captures the doomed and dragging them away from the world of the living. Terrorized and on the brink of insanity, Sydney is convinced that her anonymous eye donor has opened the door to a terrifying world only she can see and the secret information it holds
The love guru by Marco Schnabel ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guru Pitka is an American-born, Indian-raised guru who was taught to become an expert in matters of love. Now, a world famous spiritual advisor, he guides hundreds of followers. A way for Pitka to increase his popularity is by helping to heal the troubled relationship between Toronto Maple Leafs hockey player Darren Roanoke and his wife, Prudence. Jane Bullard is the owner of the Maple Leafs who wants Pitka to help Darren with his waning skills. When Pitka tells Darren his wife has forgiven him, his shots dramatically improve. Pitka understands that the key to Darren's success is about distraction, not merely about reconciling a feuding couple. Darren begins a strict regiment of spiritual guidance. Darren has to overcome obstacles, including his wife's new boyfriend and his overbearing mother. Intertwined with all of this is the relationship between Pitka and Jane. Jane feels inadequate because of what she calls the Bullard Curse. Everyone in the city blames her for the Maple Leafs' losing streak
Honey by Bille Woodruff ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Honey is a girl from the streets who works in a record store, teaches the occasional dance class at a community center, and treks downtown every weekend to hit the clubs and try out some new hip-hop dance moves. There, she meets a music video producer who offers her a chance to be a choreographer. But Honey decides that she is unwilling to pay his price. Determined to pick herself back up, Honey goes back to the inner-city of her youth with plans of starting a dance school
Into the blue by Mat Johnson ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a group of young divers discover the wreckage of a cargo plane at the bottom of the sea, they believe their dream of buried treasure has come true. What they don't realize is that there is also millions of dollars of illegal goods that are in that sunken plane and a group of dangerous criminals are already desperately searching for it. As tensions mount and the friends begin to fight about what to do with their find, others get closer to discovering their secret and the treasure hunters quickly become the hunted
Awake by Joby Harold ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clay Beresford, Jr. has inherited his late father's financial business. Under the thumb of his overly protective mother Lilith, Clay is hesitant to reveal the details of his engagement to Sam Lockwood. Matters are further complicated by Clay's ailing heart, and he desperately needs a new heart. Clay gets the chance at a new heart and Clay's close surgeon friend Jack is going to be performing the operation. All goes well at the beginning of the surgery, with Clay gently coming under the influence of general anesthesia. But he suffers from "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and completely aware, but paralyzed. Now Sam must wrestle with her own demons as Clay continues to wrestle with his
The killer inside me by Michael Winterbottom ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A small town sheriff up to his neck in murders: his own. When he is asked to railroad a talkative prostitute out of town before she makes trouble, he realizes it's easier to just get rid of her for good. Unfortunately, covering up that murder means eliminating more and more people as his problems and complications spiral out of control. Even worse, he's starting to enjoy committing the crimes a lot more than he ever enjoyed dishing out the punishment."--Container
An invisible sign ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mona Gray is a quirky young woman who hides in a private world of numbers after her beloved mathematician father falls ill. But when Mona is offered a job as an elementary school math teacher, she will introduce the students to her own eccentric gift for numerical obsession. Can the joys of arithmetic multiplied by a shy romance with the school science teacher help Mona discover a new life she can count on?
Meet Bill ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By all appearances Bill's life is perfect-- a perfect mess, that is. His wife is having an affair with the local news anchor and he is stuck in a dead-end job at his father-in-law's bank. Bill sees no escape from his miserable life until he becomes a mentor to a self-assured teen who is determined to help Bill reinvent his life by setting him up with a sexy lingerie saleswoman who promises to spice things up. Together, the trio confronts Bill's hapless life with humor and energy while forcing him to capture his dream of becoming his own man
The ten by David Wain ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No one will ever mistake Jeff Reigert for Moses, but like Moses, it is Jeff's job to introduce the world to the Ten Commandments. However, Jeff is not exactly the picture of virtue. In fact, Jeff is surrounded by gigantic replicas of the famous stone tablets. He is so busy juggling his wife Gretchen and his girlfriend, that he can barely get through a single commandment without breaking one himself
A.C.O.D. : adult children of divorce ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet Carter. It's been years since his parents' divorce. But now, with the wedding of this younger brother, he must keep mom and dad from annihilating each other all over again. That's when the real surprises start, including a shocking revelation from his childhood "therapist", the arrival of his dad's latest wife, his own commitment issues with his gorgeous girlfriend, and confronting the sexy A.C.O.D. from his past
Dark angel ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in post-apocalyptic Seattle in the year 2019. Max Guevara is a young genetically created woman and part of a top-secret government elite military squad, who is living life as a bicycle messenger/fugitive in the ruins of Seattle. She is hiding from her former commanding officer, Lydecker who is looking to bring her back to his fold. Max meets and turns to Logan Cale, a crippled computer specialist/left-wing rebel who runs a pirated TV system, who helps hide her and asks for her help in cleaning up Seattle of crime and corruption
 
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Alternative Names
Alba, Jessica
Alba, Jessica Marie, 1981-
アルバ, ジェシカ
Languages
English (288)
Spanish (13)
French (12)
German (11)
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