WorldCat Identities

Devine, Loretta

Works: 134 works in 273 publications in 3 languages and 20,264 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comedy films  Christmas films  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Loretta Devine
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers
For colored girls( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A vibrant world where friends and strangers dream, fear, cry, love, and laugh out loud in an attempt to find their true selves. Adapted by writer/director Tyler Perry from Ntozake Shange's acclaimed choreopoem, this gripping film paints an unforgettable portrait of what it means to be a woman of color in the modern world"--Container
Beverly Hills chihuahua 2( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puppy mayhem turns the lives of newlywed Chihuahua parents Papi and Chloe upside down when their rambunctious, mischievous puppies present one challenge after another. But when their human owners end up in trouble, the tiny pups will stop at nothing to save them, because in good times and hard times, the family always sticks together
Jumping the broom( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a weekend wedding in Martha's Vineyard, two African-American families from divergent socioeconomic backgrounds clash during their first meeting before the big event
Tyler Perry's Madea's big happy family( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madea, everyone's favorite wise-cracking, take-no-prisoners grandma, jumps into action when her niece, Shirley, receives distressing news about her health. All Shirley wants is to gather her three adult children around her and share the news as a family. It's up to Madea, with the help of the equally rambunctious Aunt Bam, to gather the clan together and make things right the only way she knows how: with a lot of tough love, laughter, and the revelation of a long-buried family secret
Death at a funeral by Matthew Macfadyen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD : When Aaron's father dies, he must organize the funeral and give the eulogy. Keeping things civil is a problem right from the start when the undertaker makes a horrifying mistake. Then his brother, Ryan wants to be in the spotlight and refuses to pay for anything. But this is nothing compared to information received from a mysterious dwarf at the funeral who exposes way too many family secrets
This Christmas by Alexander Gruszynski( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time in years, the entire Whitfield clan comes home to celebrate Christmas and learn through the drama and emotional baggage how to be a family once again
Lottery ticket( Visual )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After winning a lottery worth $370 million, Kevin Carson, a young man living in the projects, suddenly has the sexy girl who wouldn't give him the time of day wanting to hook up, a local gang boss willing to take him under his wing, and a surly thug just looking to pummel him and take the ticket
The preacher's wife by Whitney Houston( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troubled Newark minister Henry Biggs prays for heavenly help that comes in the form of an 'angelic' friend named Dudley. Dudley helps the minister see the true spirit of Christmas and beauty in his wife
Doc McStuffins( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dottie 'Doc' McStuffins is a six-year-old girl who has a special secret. She is able to talk to toys and stuffed animals. Doc also likes to help others. She heals and tends to the toys and stuffed animals that need help, and she fixes all their 'boo-boos.' Whatever the problem, the Doc is always in
Dreamgirls original Broadway cast album by Henry Krieger( Recording )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original Broadway-opførelse
First Sunday by David E Talbert( Visual )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends and criminals Durell and LeeJohn decide that the only way to pay a debt is to rob a church. When they end up spending the night in the church, they get more than they bargained for
Khumba( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A half-striped zebra blamed for the drought in Great Karoo embarks on a quest to earn his stripes by finding the legendary waterhole and saving the animals back home
Down in the Delta( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood is sent to spend a summer at her family's home in rural Mississippi
Woman thou art loosed( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Michelle Jordan, a young woman raised in an environment of abuse and molestation at the hands of her mother's boyfriend Reggie, which her mother Cassie unwittingly condones. While incarcerated, Michelle sends Bishop Jakes a letter requesting a visit. Jakes agrees to meet Michelle and soon uncovers the painful history that led to her personal demise
Doc McStuffins( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drop by Doc McStuffins' School of Medicine for five song-tastic episodes about staying happy and healthy, whether you're a girl, a boy, or a toy! Share the fun as Doc teaches the toys to patch themselves up when they're down, and shows them how visiting the dentist, seeing an optometrist and even getting an X-ray can work wonders!
Doc McStuffins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one gives better cuddles than Doc's warm and fuzzy best friend! She's a princess and a ballerina, and she's always there. Join Doc and the whole gang as they laugh, play and have a ball fixing boo-boos and discovering great ways to stay happy and healthy. Celebrate the power of true friendship as new, sparkly heart toy Val shows Lambie there₂s plenty of love to go around
Kingdom come( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The father of an eccentric family passes away. As the family gathers to mourn, there are a few revelations that effect all members of the family. Bickering and sibling rivalry abounds until the true meaning of love is revealed
Freedom song( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stirring account of the civil rights struggle in the early 1960s, based on first-hand recollections of veteran activists, burning with realism, commitment, and the urgency of the lives in crisis
Crash by Paul Haggis( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Crash" tells interlocking stories of whites, blacks, Latinos, Koreans, Iranians, cops and criminals, the rich and the poor, the powerful and powerless, crashing against one another other like pinballs in contemporary Los Angeles. They are all defined in one way or another by racism, all victims of it, all guilty of it. The way they all leap to conclusions based on race ensures that they will learn things--mostly about themselves--and pay a price for that knowledge. In the end, they are better people because of what has happened to them. Not happier, not calmer, not even wiser, but better
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English (132)

German (2)

French (1)

Lottery ticketFirst SundayDown in the DeltaFreedom song