WorldCat Identities

Penn, Michael

Works: 65 works in 181 publications in 5 languages and 7,161 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Erotic films  Dark comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Romance films  Crime films  Biography  Motion picture music 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Author, Narrator, Singer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Penn
Sunshine Cleaning by Christine Jeffs( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose Lorkowski is a single mother attempting to support her son Oscar and her unreliable sister Norah. She works a mundane job as a maid. Once the head cheerleader in school with plenty of prospects, Rose now has little to show for her life. She still sees the former head football player, but it is little more than a despondent affair. When Oscar is expelled from public school, Rose takes a job as a bio-hazard crime-scene cleaner to help pay for a private education. She brings Norah on to help in her steadily growing business. As the sisters work to clean up the messes left behind by the chaotic lives of others, they must learn to reconcile their own differences and overcome a troubled past if they hope to prosper in their newfound venture
The last kiss by Tony Goldwyn( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael and Jenna have been a couple for three years. At dinner one night, Jenna's parents, Anna and Stephen, announce that they are having a baby. Jenna is overjoyed, but everyone else has mixed emotions. At a wedding the next day, Jenna and Michael meet up with friends Chris, who is tired of his wife telling him how bad he is as she deals with their whiny baby; Izzy who is taking the break-up of his most current relationship badly and does not react well when his former girlfriend shows up at the wedding; and Kenny who is a dedicated bachelor and prefers to keep it that way. Then Michael meets Kim, a forward young college student. Michael is beginning to feel that his "entire life has the feeling it has all been planned out" and Kim provides a welcome distraction
That evening sun by Scott Teems( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing the retirement home where his son abandoned him, Abner Meecham sets out to reclaim his beloved Tennessee farmstead, only to find it's been leased to an old enemy, the volatile Lonzo Choat. After Abner intervenes to protect Choat's daughter from her drunken father's abuse, events spiral toward a startling, violent climax
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

34 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film that throws the covers back on California's adult entertainment industry in the swinging seventies through the story of rising porn star Dirk Diggler. It's a touching and often humorous portrait of a most unusual family of filmmakers, brought to dazzling life by an all-star cast and sizzling seventies soundtrack
I am Sam music from and inspired by the motion picture by John Lennon( Recording )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skateland( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Ritchie Wheeler, a carefree teenager growing up in a small Texas town, Skateland is more than just a local roller rink, it's a fading symbol of friendship and good times. Now, everything's changing and the only thing Ritchie can hang on to is his budding romance with the sweet and beautiful Michelle. But one fateful night will force Ritchie to face the future and make the most important decision of his life
The anniversary party by Alan Cumming( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist Joe and his actress wife Sally throw a party to celebrate the sixth anniversary of their turbulent marriage. At the party both guests and hosts start telling each other the truth--something rarely heard in Hollywood
Girls. music from the HBO original series( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The official soundtrack from the HBO show Girls, featuring brand new tracks from Santigold, Grouplove, and Michael Penn
Boogie nights music from the original motion picture( Recording )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Godzilla the album( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard eight by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sydney (Philip Baker Hall) is a poker-faced professional gambler who serves as guardian angel to unlucky John (John C. Reilly) and a prostitute, Clementine (Gwyneth Paltrow) whom he comes to embrace like family. When the honeymoon of John and Clementine leads to a disastrous hostage situation, Sydney solves the situation. But when a slick casino pro, Jimmy (Samual L. Jackson) threatens to reveal a secret from Sydney's past, Sydney decides to hedge his bets and not leave anything to chance
Melvin goes to dinner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin goes to dinner with three, almost complete strangers. The frequently funny, but almost always heartfelt conversations go from dating to sex, to religion, to fetishes, to ghosts and everything in between
Zombie spaceship wasteland a book by Patton Oswalt( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines a memoir with humorous essays that share the comedian's observations on such topics as Edgar Allan Poe, paying dues in the stand-up comedy circuit, and the inevitable milestones of young creative minds
Whatever the '90s pop & culture box( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go back to the decade of grunge rock and dot-coms with this seven-disc, 130 track extravaganza. Whatever includes the biggest hits and most memorable songs of the '90s from the worlds of rock, pop, electonica, rap, hip-hop, and more
Before the music dies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never has the grass-roots American music scene been more diverse, or the broadcast and sale of music controlled by so few corporations. Filmmakers Andrew Shapter and Joel Rasmussen traveled the country to find out why, in the midst of so rich a tradition, mainstream music seems so packaged and repetitive, and what the future of American music may be
Bollywood hero( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Kattan is fed-up with not being taken seriously by Hollywood, so he accepts an offer to star in a big-time Mumbai production called 'Peculiar Dancing Boy'. But before he can conquer India, Chris will have to survive a whole new land of culture clashes, jealous rivals, runaway egos, power-hungry starlets, and extreme dancing lessons
Badlands a tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska by Carl Orff( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet relief : a benefit for Victoria Williams by Victoria Williams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benefit album for Victoria Williams, diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis
Resigned by Michael Penn( Recording )

8 editions published in 1997 in Undetermined and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-for-all by Michael Penn( Recording )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in German and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Michael Penn Amerikaans zanger

Michael Penn cantautore e compositore statunitense

Michael Penn musicien américain

Michael Penn US-amerikanischer Musiker

Μάικλ Πεν

Майкл Пенн

מייקל פן

مایکل پن خواننده-ترانه‌سرا، موسیقی‌دان، بازیگر، خواننده، و آهنگساز آمریکایی


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