WorldCat Identities

Linney, Laura

Works: 355 works in 1,196 publications in 8 languages and 49,947 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Television adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery stories, American  Humor  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laura Linney
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy's teenage daughter, Katie, has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quiet life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
John Adams by Kirk Ellis ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Adams is a sprawling HBO miniseries event that depicts the extraordinary life and times of one of America's least understood, and most underestimated, founding fathers: the second President of the United States, John Adams
Love actually by Richard Curtis ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
The Truman show by Peter Weir ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank,] "is about to discover just how abnormal his seemingly 'normal' life is. What he doesn't realize -- just yet -- is that his whole life is a reality TV show, televised and broadcast for the world to see!"--Container
Breach by Billy Ray ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Eric O'Neill is promoted from a low-level surveillance job into the headquarters of the FBI, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of reality. He is hand picked to work for the renowned operative Robert Hanssen within "information assurance," a new division created to protect all classified FBI intelligence. Eric quickly discovers the true reason for his hire: Hanssen is the sole subject of a long-term, top-secret investigation, a suspected mole made all the more dangerous by the sheer global import of the information he is charged with protecting. The Bureau asks Eric to slowly draw the traitor out of deep cover
Kinsey by Liam Neeson ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
Man of the year by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Dobbs makes an off-hand comment on his late night talk show that he would be a better president than the leader who currently occupies the White House. A grassroots campaign conducted by his legions of fans finds him unexpectedly ushered into the Oval Office and forced to live up to his promise. Unfortunately for Dobbs, he finds out that his surprise victory was actually the result of a voting computer glitch and not winning the majority vote leaves the outspoken funnyman struggling with the decision to stay the course in the Oval Office or head back behind the microphone where he is truly in his element
The nanny diaries by Emma McLaughlin ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annie is a young girl from a working-class neighborhood who suddenly finds herself working as a nanny for a wealthy family in Manhattan's Upper East Side. Between catering to the every whim of her employers and their precocious son and falling in love with their gorgeous neighbor, Annie tries to figure out what she wants to do with her life
The squid and the whale by Noah Baumbach ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... Director Noah Baumbach scores a triumph with an autobiographical coming-of-age story about a teenager whose writer-parents are divorcing." Stars Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney
Savages by Tamara Jenkins ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jon and Wendy Savage (Hoffman and Linney) are two siblings who have spent their adult years trying to recover from their abusive father, Lenny (Bosco). Suddenly, a call comes in that Lenny's girlfriend has died and he cannot care for himself. Lenny suffers from dementia and her family dumps Lenny on his children. Despite the fact Jon and Wendy have not spoken to Lenny for twenty years and he is even more loathsome than ever, the Savage siblings feel obliged to take care of him. Now together, brother and sister must come to terms with the new and painful responsibilities with their father. The siblings are forced to face the struggle with their own personal demons
Arthur Christmas ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Christmas at the North Pole, Santa's youngest son looks to use his father's high-tech operation for an urgent mission
Primal fear by Gregory Hoblit ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Chicago altar boy is accused of murdering the archbishop and a publicity hungry local attorney decides to defend him
Hyde Park on Hudson by Bill Murray ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Great Britain faces an imminent war with Germany, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, invited the King and Queen of England for a weekend at their home in upstate New York. But during the first-ever visit of a reigning British monarch to America, international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR's domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal trip an unforgettable one
The exorcism of Emily Rose by Scott Derrickson ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an extremely rare decision, the Catholic Church officially recognized the demonic possession of a 19 year-old college freshman. Told in terrifying flashbacks, it chronicles the haunting trial of the priest accused of negligence resulting in the death of the young girl believed to be possessed. Middle-aged single lawyer defends Father Moore, a priest on trial for the negligent homicide of a young girl named Emily Rose
You can count on me by Kenneth Lonergan ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sammy is a single mom living in a small Catskill town with her eight-year-old son. A lot happens all at once to Sammy as she, sort of, picks up with an old boyfriend, gets a new boss and her wayward brother finally shows up after months of no communication. A crisis of sorts ensues when the son meets his estranged father
The mothman prophecies by Mark Pellington ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This story is based on events which occurred in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Distraught by the sudden, tragic death of his wife, a journalist finds himself mysteriously drawn to a small West Virginia town when his car inexplicably strands him. He soon learns that many of the town's residents have been beset by bizarre events, including sightings of an eerie "moth-like" entity, an entity similiar to the one seen by his late wife
The life of David Gale by Charles Randolph ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Gale era un miembro activo de Deathwatch, un grupo activista en contra de la pena de muerte. Constance era una activista compan?era de Deathwatch. Cuando se encuentra a Constance violada y asesinada, Gale es condenado del crimen. Ahora Gale espera la ejecucio?n, y con menos que una semana antes su cita con la inyeccio?n fatal, Gale consiente en decir su historia a Bitsy, una periodista presuntuosa de una revista de noticias mayor. Cuando ella discute los hechos del asesinato con Gale, se le ocurre que los detalles simplemente no suman. Pronto un desconocido misterioso empieza a pasarle disimuladamente a ella evidencia que sugiere que a Gale se han tendido una trampa
The Laramie project by Moises Kaufman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
The hidden staircase by Carolyn Keene ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teenage detective Nancy Drew uses her courage and powers of deduction to solve the mysterious happenings in an old stone mansion
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection
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Alternative Names
Linney, Laura Legett
English (426)
German (13)
French (10)
Italian (8)
Spanish (7)
Multiple languages (3)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (2)