Most widely held works about Latifah
Most widely held works by Latifah
Chicago ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,223 libraries worldwide
At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart both find themselves on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends.
Hairspray ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,980 libraries worldwide
A teenage girl simultaneously pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation in her native Baltimore.
The secret life of bees ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,901 libraries worldwide
Lily Owens is a young girl who lives on the peach farm that her abusive father owns. Rosaleen is a black woman hired by Lily's father to be a stand-in mother for Lily. When Rosaleen and Lily walk into town they are approached by some white men. Rosaleen insults these racists by standing up for her rights. The angry men give her a beating and she ends up in the hospital. Lily's father rescues Lily but not Rosaleen so Lily talks Rosaleen into running away. They end up in a town that Lily believes her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm, and there Lily finds solace in the mesmerizing world of beekeeping.
Stranger than fiction ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,680 libraries worldwide
Harold Crick - IRS auditor, milquetoast, and poster child for obsessive-compulsive disorder - wakes one morning to hear a woman's voice in his bathroom, narrating his life as he is living it, subsequently announcing his imminent death. This is a big problem, since Harold has a burning crush on Ana, his latest audit case. Searching for the source of the voice, he turns to literary theory-spewing professor Jules Hilburt, who eventually discovers that talented but troubled novelist Karen Eiffel is writing Harold--he is the central character of her new novel, "Death and Taxes." The question is: will Harold's story end as a comedy, or a tragedy?
Ice age. Dawn of the dinosaurs ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,538 libraries worldwide
Scrat is still trying to nab the ever-elusive nut and in the process may find his true love; Manny and Ellie await the birth of their mini-mammoth; Diego, the saber-toothed tiger, wonders if he's growing too 'soft' hanging with his pals; and Sid the sloth gets into trouble when he creates his own makeshift family by hijacking some dinosaur eggs. On a mission to rescue the hapless Sid, the gang ventures into a mysterious underground world where they have some very close encounters with dinosaurs, battle flora and fauna, and where they meet a relentless, one-eyed, dino-hunting weasel named Buck.
Valentine's Day ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,292 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.
Bringing down the house ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,289 libraries worldwide
A divorced L.A. lawyer, Peter, thinks he has met the girl of his dreams online, until she shows up at his door and is a sassy, African American ex-con. She moves in and really begins to shake up his boring suburban lifestyle.
Ice age. The meltdown ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
While Scrat the Saber-toothed Squirrel is still trying to find his precious acorn, the misfit trio of Manny the Mammoth, Sid the Sloth and Diego the Sabre-tooth Tiger have settled down in an isolated valley with numerous other animals. However, the trio soon discover that the ice wall surrounding the valley is barely holding back a massive body of water behind it and the melting state threatens to break the wall and flood the valley. With their one chance of survival being a boat at the other end of the valley, the trio make a desperate exodus there. Along the way, they meet Ellie, a female mammoth who is convinced that she is an opossum like her brothers. While the strange group continues their trek across the valley, they must learn to get along. Manny struggles to find some connection to Ellie, who may be the only other one of his kind.
Mad money ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
Bridget is a stay-at-home wife whose life as she knows it ends when her husband loses his cushy, high-paying job. Her college degree in literature does not help her find a substantial job, so she accepts a janitorial position at the Federal Reserve. There, she meets Nina and Jackie, who could use some spare scratch as well. Suddenly, it dawns on Bridget that the bank has plenty of what they need - money. The plan is to take the old bills that are headed for the shredder and recycle them back into the economy by spending it.
Arctic tale ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
Filmed over the span of fifteen years, Arctic tale follows a polar bear cub and a walrus pup as they learn to survive in the wild and face increasing challenges posed by global warming.
What happens in Vegas ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
Joy is dumped by her boyfriend and her friends recommend she take a vacation to Las Vegas to get him out of her mind. After Jack gets fired by his dad from the family business, he ends up in Vegas too. After a night of drinking, the two wake up the following morning to discover they have gotten married. Jack wins a $3 million jackpot while using Joy's quarter. Both want to end the marriage and keep the money. The unhappy pair tries to undermine each other and get their hands on the total jackpot. Having another idea, the judge sentences them to six months of hard marriage and orders them to work out their problems.
Beauty shop ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
Gina Norris is in Atlanta making a name for herself at a posh Southern salon with her cutting-edge hairstyles. But when her flamboyant, egotistical boss takes it one criticism too far, she leaves his salon to open a shop of her own.
Just Wright ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 991 libraries worldwide
"Leslie Wright (Latifah) is a straight-shooting physical therapist who gets the gig of a lifetime working with injured NBA star Scott McKnight (Common). Leslie not only whips Scott into shape, she helps take his game to the next level and all is going well-- until Leslie finds herself falling for him. Oblivious to her growing affection, Scott only has eyes for Morgan (Paula Patton), Leslie's sexy and seductive friend. With everything on the line, Leslie must take her best shot and find out if she and Scott are just right for each other"--Container.
Chicago music from the Miramax motion picture ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
Overture ; And all that jazz -- Funny honey -- When you're good to Mama -- Cell block tango -- All I care about -- We both reached for the gun -- Roxie -- I can't do it alone -- Mister Cellophane -- Razzle dazzle -- Class -- Nowadays (Roxie) -- Nowadays ; Hot honey rag -- I move on -- After midnight -- Roxie's suite -- Cell block tango (he had it comin') -- Love is a crime.
Put on your crown : life-changing moments on the path to queendom by Latifah ( Book )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 929 libraries worldwide
A wake-up call to empowerment. Oscar-nominated actress, Grammy-winning entertainer, entrepreneur--Queen Latifah has done it all. Through everything she has encountered, she has come to love herself, including her flaws. But this transformation didn't happen overnight: The Queen had to overcome a series of challenges--difficult moments--before she knew she was going to emerge triumphant. We all have such moments. The question is, how can we learn from them and use them to turn ourselves into strong, confident women? Queen Latifah provides the often surprising answers in this inspiring book.--From publisher description.
The dilemma ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Ronny's world is turned upside down when he inadvertently sees something he should not have and makes it his mission to get answers. As the amateur investigation dissolves his world into comic mayhem, he learns that his best friend Nick has a few secrets of his own. Now, Ronny must decide what will happen if he reveals the truth.
The bone collector ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 894 libraries worldwide
A bed-ridden homicide cop teams with a young rookie to catch a deranged serial killer.
The Muppets Wizard of Oz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and German and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Kermit, Miss Piggy, and the rest of the Muppets put an all-new spin on the classic tale loved by millions the world over.
Barbershop 2 back in business ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
When a slick new mega-franchise clip-joint opens across the street from his southside Chicago barbershop, Calvin and his crew must take a stand to save the shop from bankruptcy - and the neighborhood from a shady development deal.
Last holiday ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 829 libraries worldwide
Georgia Byrd is a department store employee who leads a life of frustrated desires. She particularly likes the bashful salesman from the outdoor furnishings department. But when she learns she only has a few weeks left to live, Georgia gathers her money, quits her job, and flies to the swank European resort she's always dreamed of visiting. Naturally, her new carelessness with money and fearless candor lead everyone around her, including a senator and her former boss, to think she's a real mover and shaker.
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Owens, Dana Elaine
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