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Bening, Annette

Works: 274 works in 1,551 publications in 10 languages and 40,469 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Western films  Romantic comedy films  Internet videos  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host, Interviewee, Author, Contributor, Other, Creator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Annette Bening
American Beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )

185 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
The American president by Rob Reiner( Visual )

54 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Shepherd is a consummate politician and a man of integrity, who also happens to be a widower, ready to start dating again. He is swept off his feet by Sydney Ellen Wade. His critics rant that it is immoral and his friends proclaim that it's romantic, but one thing is certain, all that stands between true love and re-election is the approval of the American public
The kids are all right by Lisa Cholodenko( Visual )

39 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nic and Jules are in a long term, committed, loving but by no means perfect relationship. Nic, a physician, needs to wield what she believes is control, whereas Jules, under that control, is less self-assured. They have two teen-aged children, Joni, who is Nic's biological child, and Laser, who is Jules' biological child. A big-hearted, sexy and uproariously funny movie that combines comedic surprise with poignant emotional truth
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )

56 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

84 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself. Updated version of Shakespeare's tale
Being Julia by István Szabó( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
The siege by Edward Zwick( Visual )

63 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI special agent Anthony "Hub" Hubbard and U.S. Army General William Devereaux attempt to stop a ruthless band of terrorists from wreaking havoc on New York City
The women by Clare Boothe Luce( Visual )

51 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City's world of high fashion and publishing, Mary Haines seems to have it all until she finds out her husband is having an affair, calling into question the fate of her marriage and her female friendships
Running with scissors by Augusten Burroughs( Visual )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After seeing a less-than-conventional psychiatrist who gives her too many prescriptions and bad advice for her problems at home, a mother ends her marriage and sends her young son to live with the doctor and his odd family
Danny Collins( Visual )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging rocker Danny Collins can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager uncovers a 40-year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act
Regarding Henry by Mike Nichols( Visual )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York lawyer's fast-track rise is brought to a dead stop when a single gunshot leaves him incapacitated and with no memory of his previous lifestyle. Faced with starting over, he must learn the hard truth about a total stranger ... himself
Mars attacks! by Tim Burton( Visual )

75 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth
Bugsy by Barry Levinson( Visual )

60 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was a ruthless mobster who had it all, and then met a woman who wanted more. Their love affair was passionate, tempestuous and ultimately tragic
The Grifters by Stephen Frears( Visual )

64 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three con artists walk on the razor's edge of life. Lilly has decided it's time to get out, and wants her son out, too. But Roy has fallen for sleek Myra, who wants him for her partner
20th century women( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s
The great outdoors( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
Ruby Sparks by Jonathan Dayton( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Struggling with writer's block and a lackluster love life, once-famous novelist Calvin (Dano) creates a beautiful fictitious character named Ruby (Kazan) who inspires him. But not only does this bring his work to life--it also brings Ruby to life--literally! Face-to-face with an actual relationship with his once-virtual girlfriend, Calvin must now decide whether to pen this love story or let it write itself"--Container
Mother and child by Rodrigo García( Visual )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women's lives share a common core. They have all been profoundly affected by adoption. At age fourteen, Karen placed a baby for adoption, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child. Even though she is a bright and ambitious lawyer, she is a flinty loner in her personal life. Lucy and her husband are just embarking on the adoption odyssey, hoping for the opportunity to become parents
Girl most likely( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After both her career and relationship hit the skids, Imogene is forced to make the humiliating move back home to New Jersey with her eccentric mother and younger brother. Adding further insult to injury, there's a strange man sleeping in her old bedroom, and an even stranger man sleeping in her mother's bed
Rules don't apply( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his seventh grade sweetheart and is a deeply religious Methodist. Their instant attraction puts their religious convictions to the test, and also defies Hughes' number one rule: No employee is allowed to have any relationship whatsoever with a contract actress
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Alternative Names
A. B. 1958-

Anet Bening

Annette Bening actrice américaine

Annette Bening actriu estatunidenca

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Annette Bening Amerikaans acteur

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Annette Bening US-amerikaansch Politikerin

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Annette Beningová

Ανέτ Μπένινγκ

Анет Бенинг

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Аннетт Бенинг

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