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Avnet, Jon 1949-

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Most widely held works by Jon Avnet
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

65 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
Risky business by Paul Brickman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel's wealthy suburban Chicago parents are going on vacation and leaving him in charge of the house. They trust their college-bound 17-year-old son but they shouldn't. Every kid's dream is every parent's nightmare. No sooner do Joel's parents step on the plane than he raids the liquor cabinet, has a joyride in Dad's Porsche, and has a night of passion with a young call girl named Lana
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
The Mighty Ducks( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slapped with a community service assignment, a tough trial lawyer must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win
Righteous kill by Jon Avnet( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee New Yorkse rechercheurs proberen de link te leggen tussen een recent gepleegde moord en een zaak die ze jaren geleden hebben opgelost.Hebben ze destijds de verkeerde man achter de tralies gezet?
Sky Captain and the world of tomorrow by Kerry Conran( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Catalan and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aviator and a reporter attempt to save the world from destruction by flying robots
88 minutes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college professor working as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI must put clues together to try to solve the biggest crime of his career before time runs out
Up close & personal by Alanna Nash( Visual )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When aspiring news reporter Tally Atwater tries to break into television, only veteran newsman Warren Justice will give her a shot. In time, he teaches her everything she knows about news...and she teaches him how to love again. But with her rise from local TV weather girl to network anchor, Tally and Warren must balance the dream of success...with their desire for each other
When a man loves a woman by Luis Mandoki( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice and Michael Green are a passionate couple who have worked hard to build a good life for themselves and their two young daughters. But Alice's dark secret is about to surface - a secret that threatens to destroy them as lovers, as a family and as individuals. She is a closet alcoholic
The war by John Avnet( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heartwarming tale of a close-knit family and their remarkable Mississippi summer of 1970. The children are determined to build the ultimate treehouse while their father has equally high hopes of rebuilding his life
D2 the Mighty Ducks by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mighty Ducks compete in the Junior Goodwill Games as Team USA, facing off against the best teams from all over the world. This includes the meanest team that ever sliced up the ice!
D3 the Mighty Ducks( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mighty ducks continues to score with D3 - the mighty ducks, the third instalment of this perennial family favourite. This time, the coolest team on ice has a new school and a new coach. But it's the same old duck attitude that shines through as they face off against an upper-class team of touch hockey players who are determined to melt their winning streak, and the stodgy school board who threatens to revoke the Ducks' scholarships
Uprising by John Avnet( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Germany invaded Poland in Sept. 1939, the Germans decreed that all 350,000 Warsaw Jews be forcibly detained in the area known as the "Warsaw Ghetto". In fear for their lives, the Polish Jews form the Jewish Fighting Organization (JFO) to fight against this oppressive force. When the German troops march into the Ghetto, they are surprised and repulsed by the JFO fighters. The resisters may not be able to achieve victory, but they intend to live with honor--and if need be, die with honor--while lighting the torch for resistance in the occupied territories. Their resolve will be tested as the Nazi's promise to completely eradicate the Ghetto as a birthday present for Hitler
Red corner by Jon Avnet( Visual )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Moore is an American attorney having talks in Bejing about founding the first satellite TV joint venture. Suddenly he is arrested and accused of murder. Together with his court-appointed attorney, Shen Yuelin, he must prove it was a frame-up
The starter wife( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly Kagan is your archetypal "Hollywood wife," who for ten years enjoyed the perks and privileges of being married to powerful studio executive Kenny Kagan. Kenny decides to dump Molly for a much-younger pop singer named Shoshanna. Adding insult to injury, Kenny informs Molly that their marriage was through via cell-phone. Having carefully timed the breakup to coincide with the expiration of the couple's pre-nuptual agreement, Kenny is able to escape without providing Molly with a huge monetary settlement. Molly is now "persona non grata" in her Brentwood community, with many old doors being literally closed in her face, and such fair-weather friends as Cricket and Joan conspicuously unavailable. Vowing to start life anew for the sake of herself and her teenaged daughter, Molly relocated to Malibu. There she finds a new best friend in the form of airheaded Malibu gate guard Lavender Caraway. She also enters into a tempestuous relationships with aging, moody movie producer Lou Manahan and handsome but untrustworthy beachcomber Sam
Things you can tell just by looking at her( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of 5 loosely connected stories: a doctor looking after her invalid mother realizes that her own life is passing her by; a bank manager deals with an unplanned pregnancy; a single mother debates starting a relationship with the man across the street; a fortune-teller struggles with grief and depression as she cares for her dying lover; and a detective confronts her own loneliness as she sees her sister begin to date, and investigates the suicide of an old school friend
Have a little faith( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitch Albom has a pretty great life. He lives in Detroit and is happily married, he's an award-winning sportswriter, a must-read newspaper columnist, a screenwriter, a radio and television broadcaster. Then two men come into his life, and he realizes something's missing. Rabbi Albert Lewis presides over a thriving synagogue in a comfortable New Jersey suburb, and pastor Henry Covington, a recovering drug user and dealer, preaches to the poor and homeless in a crumbling Detroit inner-city church
Men don't leave( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life has just handed Beth Macauley the short straw. Her husband and suburban home are gone. She still has her two boys, however and a new destination. She's moving to the big city of Baltimore - and into the biggest adventure of her life
Less than zero by Marek Kanievska( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Beverly hills boy has looks, charm, intelligence, and a drug habit
Funny about love( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duffy Bergman is a political cartoonist who falls in love with the much younger Meg during a book-signing session. Once married, the clash of careers arises, Meg wants to continue working as a chef in New York, while Duffy would prefer to think about starting a family. When it seems that Meg may be incapable of bearing children, Duffy impregnates earthy college coed Daphne
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Alternative Names
Aunet, Jon 1949-

Avnet, Jon.

Avnet, Jonathan Michael 1949-

Jon Avnet cinaste amricain

Jon Avnet director de cine estadounidense

Jon Avnet produttore cinematografico e regista statunitense

Jon Avnet US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Джон Эвнет

جون آونت تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی


Risky businessGeorge of the jungle88 minutesThings you can tell just by looking at her