Most widely held works about Laura Dern
Most widely held works by Laura Dern
Jurassic Park ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,237 libraries worldwide
On a remote island off Costa Rica, wealthy entrepreneur John Hammond (Attenborough) has created Jurassic Park. It features real live dinosaurs, created through the reconstruction of dinosaur DNA. Prompted by his lawyer (Ferrero), Hammond recruits paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant (Neill), paleobotanist Dr. Ellie Sattler (Dern), and eccentric mathematician Ian Malcolm (Goldblum) to take a guided tour of the park, evaluate it, and give it a seal of approval. Hammond's visiting grandchildren (Richards and Mazzello) come along for the ride, which is interrupted by a tropical storm and industrial sabotage.
October sky ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,214 libraries worldwide
True story of a young boy growing up in Coalwood, West Virginia during the 1950's, who dreams of building rockets.
Little Fockers ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
Greg Focker has finally begun to earn the respect of his ex-CIA father-in-law, Jack Byrnes but one important test still lies ahead: will Greg prove that he has what it takes to be the family's next 'Godfocker', or will the circle of trust be broken for good?
The prize winner of Defiance, Ohio ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan. Offers a revealing study of the housewife's plight during the Eisenhower era, along with an inspiring tale of tenacity and survival against formidable odds. Evelyn is a cheerfully strong-willed mother of ten who compensates for the failings of her alcoholic husband by becoming the most successful "contester" in the country. Between the mid-1950s and the early '60s, Evelyn submitted cleverly worded poems, jingles, and slogans in corporate sponsored contests. Winning everything from palm trees and pogo-sticks to sports cars and cash, she somehow mangages to hold the financially desperate family together with happy smiles and a rock-solid defiance.
Blue velvet ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
A college student stumbles across a bizarre mystery and wants to know more. The strange world he's found lurking beneath the picture-postcard veneer of his hometown is about to become much stranger.
Jurassic Park III ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined.
Recount ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
Explores one of the most dramatic and controversial events in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election.
Year of the dog ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
Peggy is a happy-go-lucky secretary who is a great friend, employee, and sister. She lives alone with her beloved dog Pencil. But when Pencil unexpectedly dies, Peggy must find meaning in her life.
A perfect world ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 835 libraries worldwide
A wily Texas Ranger leads deputies and a criminologist in a statewide pursuit of a hardened prison escapee and his young hostage, who sees in the convict the father figure the boy never had.
Dr. T & the women ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
While a middle-aged Dallas gynecologist whose wife has become mentally ill falls for his sexy new golf pro, chaos surrounds the wedding of his daughter, and his alcoholic sister-in-law arrives with three nieces in tow.
Is your mama a llama? --and more stories about growing up ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Is your mama a llama? Lloyd the llama asks all kinds of baby animals his question. Will he ever get the answer he longs to hear? Leo the late bloomer: What's the matter with Leo? He can't read, write or speak like the other baby animals can. Will Leo ever bloom? Elizabeti's doll: When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti wants a baby of her own. She finds a rock that will make a perfect baby! Is she ready to care for her own child? Goose: A baby goose grows up in a loving family of woodchucks, but she still feels lonely and different, until she finds her wings!
October sky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.
How do dinosaurs say good night? --and more stories that rhyme ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
How do dinosaurs say good night?: Even dinosaurs make a fuss before bedtime. Can parents ever get them into bed? In the small, small pond: Frogs leap, tadpoles wriggle, geese waddle and minnows scatter. You'll enjoy watching this pond come to life in the spring. Zin! Zin! Zin! A violin: A lone trombone playing solo is joined by a trumpet to make a duet, until a French horn make it a trio. One by one instruments gather together for a joyous musical performance. All the colors of the Earth: Celebrate the colors of children and the colors of love in this beautiful lyrical story.
Blue velvet ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 625 libraries worldwide
A young man finds a severed ear whose trail leads him to a detective's daughter and a mesmerizing beauty in this surreal journey that peeks through the windows and over the well-trimmed hedges of a small town, discovering murder, mystery and perversion.
The song of Sacajawea ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Tells the true story of a young American Indian woman who courageously guided the Lewis and Clark expedition across the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.
Fat Man and Little Boy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the development of the atomic bomb by the Manhattan Project, during World War II, with emphasis on the relationship between General Leslie Groves, the project director, and scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer.
David Lynch's Inland Empire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
When an actress falls in love with her co-star, she finds her life is becoming much like the film she is starring in, which is based on a Polish film that was never finished due to horrible tragedies.
Rambling Rose ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Rose, an alluring young woman, is hired by a Southern family to care for their children, and changes their lives forever. She is an innocent who relates to everyone she meets in the only way she know how- with sexuality she can't restrain. The mother of the family takes Rose under her wing, offering her love and protection, while the teenaged son finds Rose both his fantasy and a profound mystery.
Everything must go ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
"Nick, a career salesman who loses his wife and his job in the worst day of his life. Faced with his life imploding, Nick puts it all on the line--or, rather, on the lawn--as he moves himself and all his possessions to his front yard"--Container.
We don't live here anymore ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Jack and Terry. Hank and Edith. They're two married couples and best friends with much in common. Jack and Hank are professors at Cedar County College. Terry and Edith are both stay-at-home moms. What will split them apart is that Jack and Edith are secret lovers. The interlocked foursome go into uncharted realms of anger, confrontation and lust - and making decisions that may or may not let love slip away.
Adultery Aerospace engineers Amusement parks Animals Animated films Biographical films Biography Comedy films Comedy films Contests Crichton, Michael,--1942-2008 Criminal investigation Detective and mystery films Dinosaurs Dogs Drama Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Geese Gynecologists Hickam, Homer H.,--1943- Housewives Inheritance and succession Islands Jurassic Geologic Period Juvenile works Lewis and Clark Expedition Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Motion picture actors and actresses Ohio--Defiance Paleontology Parents-in-law Presidents--Election Ryan, Evelyn Sacagawea Science fiction films Short films Television programs Texas--Dallas United States United States.--President Video recordings Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Dern, Laura Elizabeth.
Dern, Laura Elizabeth 1967-
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