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Allen, Joan 1956-

Overview
Works: 199 works in 1,027 publications in 7 languages and 45,414 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  History  Romance films  Fiction  Spy films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Singer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Joan Allen
 
Most widely held works by Joan Allen
The notebook by Ryan Gosling( Visual )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 3,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy & fiercely independent young woman falls for an impoverished & passionate young man
The Bourne ultimatum by Doug Liman( Visual )

35 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, Jason Bourne emerges from hiding and into chaos. His return this time prompted inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross. Ross's writing is unveiling Operation Blackbriar--an upgrade to Project Treadstone--in a series of newspaper columns which have woken, and profoundly disturbed, Bourne's former masters. Bourne must uncover and eradicate the sources of their paranoia, before they eradicate him. Clawing his way out of madness, Jason Bourne has regained his conscience even though he has lost most of his mind
Pleasantville by Gary Ross( Visual )

46 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twin siblings David and Jennifer couldn't be more different: she curses, smokes, and sleeps around; David is a prototypical nerdy outcast. Then, one dark and stormy night, they're sucked into the TV and Pleasantville: a perfect suburban Disneyland suffused with church-social niceness and Rotary Club boosterism. Jennifer despises it all. So, like a pint-size Lauren Bacall, she refuses to play the role of poodle-skirted good girl and introduces one of the boys to sex, after which this bland, black and white world magically begins changing into color. Through the combined forces of sex and rock 'n' roll, it becomes clear that the things that make life worth living--passion, knowledge, and love--are far removed from safety, stability, and bland sterility. Before too long, the whole town is wondering: what's outside Pleasantville?
The Bourne supremacy by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourne continues to have nightmares from his former life. Hoping to unravel the truth behind his memories and his own past that he cannot remember, the former CIA agent Bourne tries to discover the truth while trying to avert an international incident
Hachi a dog's tale by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heartwarming true story of a loyal dog named Hachiko. This very special friend would accompany his master to the train station everyday and return each afternoon to greet him after work. Even after his master passed away, he continued to return to the same spot at the station every day for the next nine years to wait for his beloved master. During his daily visits he touched many lives and taught the local people about love, compassion, and above all unyielding loyalty
Arthur Miller's The crucible by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret love-conjuring ceremony. While the other girls attempt to cast love spells, Abigail Williams (Ryder) wishes for the death of her former lover's (Day-Lewis) wife. When their ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls suddenly find themselves accused of witchcraft. Soon the entire village is consumed by cries of witchcraft, and as the hysteria grows, blameless victims are torn from their homes, leading to a devastating climax
The ice storm by Ang Lee( Visual )

59 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...the story of two dysfunctional families who learn to cope with nature-- human nature-- in this emotionally charged tale of suburban life in the '70s. When a self-centered husband's relationships with his wife and mistress grow cold, it takes a wife-swapping 'key party' and a freak ice storm to clear the air-- and change their lives forever."-- Back of container
The almost moon a novel by Alice Sebold( Recording )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having set aside her own life in her support of her parents, husband, and children, Helen Knightly confronts the realities of the choices that were imposed upon her during a harrowing twenty-four-hour period of death and revelation
The Bourne legacy by Jeremy Renner( Visual )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films
The upside of anger by Mike Binder( Visual )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This contemporary drama is about romance between two imperfect, alcoholic, resentful ordinary people, neighbors in the suburbs, adults with enough money to support themselves in the discontent to which they have become accustomed. Terry Wolfmeyer, suburban Detroit mother of four girls, is suddenly abandoned by her husband, and sinks into depression and subsists on a steady diet of vodka tonics. Denny Davies, retired baseball player, is a flabby, lackadaisical sports talk radio host who is bored by sports and talk. He prods her into being his drinking buddy, and their tenuous friendship grows more intimate. The four daughters have sized up the situation and are getting on with their lives in their own ways, mostly competently. Together, Terry and Denny find out how much a waste of time and effort anger is, along the road to the transformations that can happen when dealing with its aftermath
The rape of Europa( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how heroic Europeans, Russians, and Americans worked to save the art of Europe during World War II
Nixon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

83 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the fall of Richard Nixon based on the view that a dark, murderous conspiracy controls the world
Searching for Bobby Fischer by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This heart-warming film is based on the true story of a young boy who is a chess prodigy and his father, who attempts to walk the fine line between encouraging his son's talent, and preserving the love they have for each other
The contender by Rod Lurie( Visual )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As soon as a woman is nominated to replace the deceased vice president of the USA, her political enemies search in her private life for ways to bring her down
Face/off by John Travolta( Visual )

50 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI Special Agent Sean Archer (Travolta) tries to find a biological weapon placed in Los Angeles by a sadistic terrorist-for-hire and criminal mastermind named Castor Troy (Cage). Archer has hunted Troy for the last 8 years, consumed by revenge because Troy is responsible for the death of Archer's son. To do this, Archer must "borrow" Troy's face using a surgical procedure to go undercover as Troy. However, Castor, who was in a coma, wakes up and does the same. Soon, they are pitted against one another
Blessings a novel by Anna Quindlen( Recording )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skip Cuddy, caretaker of the Blessing estate, finds a baby asleep in a box and decides he wants to keep her. The secrets of the past, how they affect the decisions and lives of people in the present are at the center of this work
Red dragon by Brett Ratner( Visual )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Will Graham captured the diabolical Dr. Hannibal Lecter but nearly lost his mind in the process and retired from the Bureau. When he is coaxed out of retirement to hunt a serial killer called "The Tooth Fairy" he is again faced with the horrors incumbent in entering a serial killer's mind
Room( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After five-year old Jack and his Mom escape from the enclosed environment that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a miraculous discovery: the outside world
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a man torn between his joyless marriage to one woman and his lustful desire for another
Tucker the man and his dream( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and German and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tucker is an engineer and showman who has a vision of the car of the future. Against formidable odds, he raises the money and builds a fleet of them, only to have his factory shut down by Detroit's Big Three auto manufacturers
 
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Alternative Names
Allen, Joan

Coan Allen

Džoun Alen

Joan Allen actrice américaine

Joan Allen actriz estadounidense

Joan Allen Amerikaans acteur

Joan Allen Amerikaans actrice

Joan Allen amerykańska aktorka

Joan Allen attrice statunitense

Joan Allen herečka

Joan Allen US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Τζόαν Άλεν Αμερικανίδα ηθοποιός

Джоан Аллен

Џоун Ален

ג'ואן אלן

جوآن آلن بازیگر آمریکایی

جوان ألين

جوان ایلن

조앤 앨런

ジョアン・アレン

瓊·愛倫

鍾·艾倫

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PleasantvilleThe Bourne supremacyHachi a dog's taleArthur Miller's The crucibleThe almost moon a novelThe upside of angerNixonThe contenderBlessings a novel