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Astin, Sean

Works: 260 works in 766 publications in 7 languages and 40,918 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Biography  History  Animated films  Fiction  Personal narratives 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sean Astin
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
78 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 6,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
63 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 5,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn, and the brave members of the Fellowship as they continue their quest to destroy the Ring of Power. As darkness descends on Middle-earth, a strange creature named Gollum leads the heroes to the Black Gates of Mordor. The rest of Middle Earth prepares for a battle that will decide the fate of all
Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
58 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 5,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
The goonies by Richard Donner ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two kids find a treasure map just as they're about to lose their house. They and their friends go on a search for the treasure, but not without trouble from a few ne'er-do-wells. Story by Steven Spielberg
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although people have told Rudy all his life hesĖ not good enough, smart enough or big enough, nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame
50 first dates by Peter Segal ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry Roth lives an enviable life in a Hawaiian paradise, spending every night with a different beautiful tourist in search of an island fling. It's a great life, no strings attached ... until he meets Lucy. He and Lucy hit it off right from the start, but the next day she acts like she doesn't know him. Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss, so every night all memory of her day is erased. But a man in love will go to great lengths to win the girl of his dreams. In an effort to help her remember him, he makes a video tape for her to watch every morning
Click by Frank Coraci ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A harried workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that allows him to bypass life's little distractions with increasingly hysterical results. But as Michael gleefully mutes, skips and scans past his family and his friends, the remote gradually takes over his life and begins to program him, in this fast, funny and out-of-control comedy adventure."--Container
The final season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the small town of Norway, Iowa, the Norway 'Tigers' High School baseball team is led by legendary Coach Jim Van Scoyoc who has won 19 State Championships. But the small town heroes are dealt a series of unexpected blows that threaten to rob them of their 20th championship win. Talk of a school merger gets serious and Coach Scoyoc is fired. He is replaced by his 24-year-old assistant coach, Kent Stock. Failure seems inevitable. Based on the true story of Kent Stock
Memphis Belle by Michael Caton-Jones ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1880 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The crew of a World War II "Flying Fortress" bomber must fly one last mission before returning home to a hero's welcome
Balto by Simon Wells ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an airplane pilot claims he can deliver mail and supplies faster than the sled-dog team, Balto and his pals rise to the challenge. What begins as a competition ends up as a search for the airplane pilot
Terry Pratchett's The color of magic by Vadim Jean ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and German and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discworld is a magical realm quite unlike, yet hauntingly familiar to, Earth, and it finally has it's first tourist. Rincewind is an inept ex-student wizard who is given the task of guiding Twoflower through the city-state of Ankh Morpork. But unfortunately Rincewind has two problems. First, he is an expert coward and he doesn't feel that he is the best person to guard a naive, and extremely rich, tourist through one of the roughest cities in the multiverse. Secondly, the world is coming to an end. What they come to learn is that they have become part of an elaborate board game being played by the gods
The Witches of Oz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorothy Gale discovers that her best selling novels are actually based on suppressed childhood memories of her time in Oz, and that she may be in danger of experiencing it all over again
Meerkat manor ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet the Whiskers, a remarkable family of South African meerkats living on the edge of Africa's Kalahari Desert. Chronicles the every facet of the group's astonishing and complex social lives. From snake attacks to gang warfare, from babysitting the "kids" to repelling ferocious predators, includes never-before-seen behaviors and non-stop adventures of this animal family
Teenage mutant ninja turtles ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emerging from their hidden lair in the sewers for the very first time, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are ready to explore the hostile streets of NYC. Join these four super dudes: Leonardo, and Donatello, and Raphael, and Michelangelo, as they face enemies more dangerous, and taste pizza more delicious, than anything they could have imagined
Encino man ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When two high school buddies dig up a frozen caveman in their backyard and thaw him out, they figure he's their ticket to being cool, but the plan backfires when the newcomer turns everyday life upside down
Meerkat manor ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the second season, the meerkat clan know as the Whiskers will face dramatic new challenges in their struggle for dominance and survival amid the dangers of the Kalahari Desert. With cutting-edge technology capturing every meerkat moment above and below ground, witness the Whiskers tangling with old enemies-- and confronting a dangerous new rival meerkat gang. Then, when a fresh generation of mischief-making pups arrives on the scene, it adds a whole new dimension to the family's intricate social mix
Smile ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lin lives in a world of quiet hardship in China, longing to live without fear or shame. Katie lives in a world of pampered ease in Malibu and wants something new and challenging in her life. When these two come together, their lives are forever changed
The long way home by Mark Jonathan Harris ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and German and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary traces the stories of courage in the years between the end of World War II and the formation of the state of Israel. Includes archival footage, original broadcasts and personal testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust
The man who walked between the towers --and more inspiring tales ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man who walked between the towers: A look at the high-wire walk made by Philippe Petit in 1974 between the World Trade Center's Twin Towers in New York City, and how it is still considered one of history's most artistic crimes. Snowflake Bentley was a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations. Miss Rumphius traveled near and far, witnessing beauty of all kinds, and went on to help make the world a more beautiful place with a simple handful of seeds. A charming rhyme describes the life's work of renowned Mexican potter Juan Quezada, and the process he uses to create his pots after the style of the Casas Grandes people
Meerkat manor ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this season, attacked, defeated and evicted from their burrow by a powerful rival mob, the suddenly homeless Whiskers struggle to start again in a new territory. Now, under the resourceful leadership of their matriarch Flower, the tribe will experience heartbreaking losses and unexpected romances, will wage an on-going battle with the ferocious Zappa tribe, and will face an equally fierce onslaught from the Kalahari's deadly elements
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Astin, Sean, 1971-
Astin, Sean Patrick.
Astin, Sean Patrick 1971-
English (341)
French (13)
Spanish (6)
German (4)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
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