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Works: 3,147 works in 5,638 publications in 4 languages and 262,281 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television series  Television adaptations  Fantasy television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Film adaptations  History  Historical television programs  Television mini-series  Comedy films 
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Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy Greek American woman meets the man of her dreams, turning her personal, professional, and family life upside-down
True blood( Visual )

36 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 2,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, boasts a wide array of colorful locals. Sookie Stackhouse is a sweet and innocent waitress who hides her powerful ability to read minds. Bill Compton is a 173 year-old vampire who's just moved back to town. Sookie's brother Jason is a ladies' man who can't seem to stay out of trouble. Tough-as-nails Tara is Sookie's loyal best friend and Sam is the owner of Merlotte's who tries to keep his feelings for Sookie to himself. Lafayette is a man about town who's always cooking up something illicit
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While his new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Boardwalk empire by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

38 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat
Temple Grandin by Temple Grandin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories
Curb your enthusiasm( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 2,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry David has it all - success, famous friends, a patient wife, a dedicated manager -- so what's his problem?
The Sopranos by David Chase( Visual )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 2,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Tony's mother and uncle plotting against him, his older sister Janice wreaking her own special kind of havoc, and the very real threat that one of his closest allies is wired by the FBI, Tony needs the support of his psychiatrist more than ever
Band of Brothers by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring recent interviews with the real-life company members whose deeds are dramatized in the made-for-television docudrama "Band of Brothers." Combining rare archival photographs and film footage, these are the faces, the voices and the lives of the men dramatically portrayed on the screen. Through it all, each veteran recalls that his reliance on his brothers-in-arms is the reason any of them made it back alive. This documentary is a profound, powerful and poignant tribute to their valor
Game of thrones by Sean Bean( Visual )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kings from across the continent of Westeros vie for the Iron Throne. As winter approaches, the cruel young Joffrey sits upon the Throne in King's Landing, counseled by his conniving mother Cersei and his uncle Tyrion, who has been appointed the new Hand of the King. But the Lannister hold on power is under assault on many fronts, with two Baratheons donning crowns, and Robb Stark fighting as the King in the North
The Sopranos( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Soprano is a middle-aged, Italian-American businessman in New Jersey with a wife, a daughter, a son, and an elderly mother. He's got a psychiatrist to tell all his secrets to, except the one she already knows. He's also a mob boss facing several crises. Rival boss Johnny Sack is in prison and the always tense relations between the New Jersey and New York families are strained through the unpredictable behavior of Sack's surrogates
Game of thrones by Peter Dinklage( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Season 3, family and loyalty will be the overarching themes, and many critical plot points from the first two seasons will come to a violent head, with several major characters meeting cruel fates. While a primary focus continues to be on King's Landing, where the Lannisters barely held onto power after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, stirrings in the North threaten to alter the overall balance of power in Westeros. Robb Stark, King of the North, will face a major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters in Season 2, while further north, Mance Rayder (new character) and his huge army of wildlings begin an inexorable march south to scale the Wall. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen - reunited with her three deadly, fast-maturing dragons - attempts to raise an army of slaves to sail with her from Essos to Westeros, in hopes of eventually overthrowing the Iron Throne
4 Little Girls by Spike Lee( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 2,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
Sex and the city : the movie by Michael Patrick King( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We find Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda four years after the series ended
Game of thrones( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the season begins, encouraged by the Red Wedding slaughter in the Riverlands that wiped out many of their Stark nemeses, the Lannisters' hold on the Iron Throne remains intact. But can they survive their own egos as well as new and ongoing threats from the south, north and east?
When the Levees Broke : a Requiem in Four Acts by Spike Lee( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adela Quested is a plucky young woman who journeys from England with the free-spirited Mrs. Moore. Flouting convention, the two women accompany the handsome Dr. Azis on a tour of the mysterious Marabar Caves. But things turn ugly when Adela returns scratched and bloodied from the expedition. As British authorities urge her to press charges against Aziz, the line separating truth and fantasy begin to blur
My big fat Greek wedding 2 by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to the highly successful 2002 motion picture, surprise: a hitherto unmentioned Portokalos family secret is sufficiently likelihood-bending as to force the previous film's characters out of large-screen retirement and back into our hearts for another big and fat Greek wedding
The Pacific by Joseph Mazzello( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day
Game of thrones by Peter Dinklage( Visual )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This season begins with a power vacuum that protagonists across Westeros and Essos look to fill. At Castle Black, Jon Snow struggles to balance the demands of the Night's Watch with those of the newly-arrived Stannis Baratheon, who styles himself as the rightful king of Westeros. Meanwhile, Cersei scrambles to hold on to power in King's Landing amidst the Tyrells and the rise of a religious group led by the enigmatic High Sparrow, while Jamie embarks on a secret mission. Across the Narrow Sea, Arya seeks an old friend while a fugitive Tyrion finds a new cause. And as danger mounts in Meereen, Daenerys Targaryen finds that her tenuous hold on the city requires some hard sacrifices. This season features some of the most explosive scenes yet, as the promise that "winter is coming" becomes more ominous than ever before."--Container
Game of thrones( Visual )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the shocking developments at the end of season 5 -- including Jon Snow's bloody fate at the hands of Castle Black mutineers, Daenerys' near-demise at the fighting pits of Meereen, and Cersei's public humiliation in the streets of King's Landing -- survivors from all parts of Westeros and Essos regroup to press forward, inexorably, towards their uncertain individual fates. Familiar faces will forge new alliances to bolster their strategic chances at survival, while new characters will emerge to challenge the balance of power in the east, west, north and south
 
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