Most widely held works about Sally Field
Most widely held works by Sally Field
Forrest Gump ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,011 libraries worldwide
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation.
Norma Rae ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,687 libraries worldwide
Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story.
Mrs. Doubtfire ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,561 libraries worldwide
Daniel Hillard is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife needs a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With the perfect wig, a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubtfire, a devoted British housekeeper who is hired on the spot. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, the disguised Daniel creates a whole new life with his entire family.
Steel magnolias ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,437 libraries worldwide
A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother torn between love and anger, while her loyal friends support her and try to deal with their own feelings.
Legally blonde 2 red, white & blonde ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,315 libraries worldwide
When she's fired from her job at an upscale law firm for voicing her stance against the testing of cosmetics on animals, Elle heads to Capitol Hill to fight for her cause before Congress. Once there, she runs into plenty of adversity and red-tape and can't seem to find anyone who will listen to her proposals. She meets and befriends an elderly bellman who's been around long enough to know the ins and outs of the political machine. With his help, Elle attempts to convince disillusioned U.S. Representative Rudd to help her get her voice heard in front of the stodgy old coots of the legislative branch.
Places in the heart ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide
It's the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding (Sally Fields) and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships.
Homeward bound II lost in San Francisco ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 1,258 libraries worldwide
Three pets get separated from their owners and navigate the mean streets of San Francisco.
The little mermaid. Ariel's beginning ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,205 libraries worldwide
Long ago in a kingdom where music is outlawed, King Triton's youngest daughter Ariel discovers her love for music in a secret underground music club. Torn with the choice of whether to hide her passion or share it with her father and risk losing everything, Ariel sets off on a daring adventure to restore music to Atlantica.
Sybil ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
A landmark, classic drama depicting the extraordinary real life of a young woman suffering from multiple personality disorder. Includes the full 3-hour broadcast version (aired over two nights), along with over an hour of new exclusive special features.
Absence of malice ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
A businessman becomes the subject of a criminal investigation when a story about him is purposely "leaked" to an investigative reporter.
Steel magnolias ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container.
Smokey and the bandit ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 688 libraries worldwide
A man guarantees that he can get a truck load of unavailable beer from Texas to Atlanta in 28 hours, and is pursued all the way.
Homeward bound the incredible journey ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 687 libraries worldwide
A fun-loving bulldog, a wise old golden retriever, and a hilarious Siamese cat travel through the rugged Sierras in a search of their missing human family.
Mrs. Doubtfire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 685 libraries worldwide
Daniel Hillard (Williams) transforms into everyone's ideal vision of a grandmotherly English housekeeper in order to maintain contact with his three children after his divorce.
Murphy's romance ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 681 libraries worldwide
In an endearing comic love story, a gutsy divorced mother eager to make it as a horse trainer on a small desert ranch is courted by the town's most eligible widower and her ne'er-do-well ex-husband.
Not without my daughter ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Two-time Oscar winner Sally Field adds another powerful acting triumph to her gallery of great roles in the suspense thriller Not Without My Daughter. She plays American tourist and homemaker Betty Mahmoody in a riveting true story of terror and escape. Betty has come to the Middle East with her daughter and native-born husband. It's just a vacation, her husband promises. But soon the horrible truth surfaces. Betty's husband doesn't intend to bring his family back to America ... ever. She may return, he says, but their daughter must stay. And he has centuries of local custom and the oppressive might of a police state backing him. As a stranger in a foreign land, Betty has no money, no friends, no rights. But she does have an unconquerable will. In a hostile, wartorn country where the slightest misstep can mean death, she makes a desperate bid to escape with her child. Her story, her courage and her ultimate triumph are unforgettable.
Not without my daughter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
American Betty Mahmoody goes with her daughter and her Iranian-born husband to his native Iran for a vacation. Soon Betty discovers her husband doesn't intend to ever return to America. He will let her go, but her daughter must stay. As a stranger in a foreign police state, Betty has no money, no friends, no rights, and makes a desperate, heroic bid to escape with her child.
Two weeks ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
Four siblings, now adults, return home to North Carolina, to their terminally ill mother's house for what they think are her final few days. When she hangs on, they find themselves stuck under the same roof for two difficult weeks. But as the children come to terms with their grief, they discover laughter in the midst of sorrow, love in the face of anger, and an opportunity to gain new perspectives on their own lives.
Soapdish ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and French and held by 461 libraries worldwide
A dysfunctional group of soap opera actors scheme to undermine one another, both in front of and off-camera.
Eye for an eye ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Karen McCann's orderly life is shattered when a stranger breaks into her home and murders her 17-year-old daughter. But shock and grief turn into rage and disbelief when the killer is released on a legal technicality. When he commits another murder--and is set free once again-- Karen is determined to make him pay for his crimes. Alienating her husband and her friends, Karen quietly and methodically devises a deadly plan for retribution.
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