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Janssen, Famke 1964-

Works: 177 works in 597 publications in 6 languages and 26,681 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Creator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Famke Janssen
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
X-Men by Bryan Singer ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the beginnings of professor Xavier's super-powered X-students. The battle focuses on their primary sinister foe, Magneto, who has his mutant minions at his side. A George Wallace-like senator launches a campaign against mutantkind which, of course, only complicates things for our heroes
X-Men ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of their new recruits, The Beast and Angel, the X-Men must face evolution itself in the form of their former teammate, Jean Grey. Possessed with the cosmic power of the Dark Phoenix, the resurrected Jean Grey has become a danger to herself, her mutant comrades, and the entire planet. A potential cure is discovered and processed to treat and ultimately eliminate the genetic mutations, once and for all. As the battle lines are drawn, the X-Men must contend with both Jean Grey's world-consuming powers, as well as the malevolent Brotherhood
GoldenEye by Martin Campbell ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an MI6 agent turns rogue and plans world domination with a terrifying satellite-born weapon, James must pursue his former ally to Cuba, Monte Carlo, Switzerland and even Russia. All whilst dodging a sexy, deadly femme fatale who will stop at nothing to put the 'squeeze' on James
Taken by Pierre Morel ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Bryan left the agency to stay near Kim in California. Kim lives with her mother Lenore and her wealthy stepfather Stuart. Kim convinces the reluctant Bryan to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When they arrive, they share a cab with a stranger named Peter. Amanda tells him that they are alone in Paris. While Bryan is on the phone with Kim, Albanese gang members break into the apartment where the girls are staying. Bryan has Kim give him a detailed description of what she sees and hears. He tells her she is about to be kidnapped. Bryan promises Kim that he will come and get her. He immediately travels to Paris to find Kim and Amanda. He has four days to find her and he uses his special skills and contacts to get her back and seek his revenge
The Wolverine by Hugh Jackman ( Visual )
19 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons
Taken 2 by Liam Neeson ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, an ex-CIA operative who finds himself taken hostage along with his wife. To survive, Bryan must enlist the help of an unlikely ally and use his brutally efficient skills to take out his kidnappers
Hansel & Gretel witch hunters ( Visual )
20 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get ready for a twisted take on the classic tale as Hansel and Gretel have turned pro, coping with the trauma of their childhood captivity by slaying witches for hire. But when the seemingly unstoppable bounty hunters meet their match in an enemy so evil, it'll take all their training, weapons and courage to survive. Revenge is sweeter than candy
Hide and seek by Ari Schlossberg ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his wife is found dead, David decides to take his child, Emily, to live in a house upstate. She finds a weird imaginary friend named Charlie. He likes to play games, and is jealous of anyone who tries to come between Emily and her dad
Don't say a word by Gary Fleder ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret
I-spy by Betty Thomas ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex is a federal intelligence agent who has been assigned to find a weapon which has gone missing: a stealth fighter jet which can turn invisible to the human eye. Alex learns a rogue agent has sold the jet to a powerful and unscrupulous underground arms dealer. It seems Gundars is a rabid boxing fan, so in order to get inside his organization, Scott recruits a longtime middleweight champion whose ego nearly exceeds his talent in the ring. The two personalities are like oil and water, and matters are hardly helped by the efforts of less-than-helpful fellow agents Rachael and Carlos
Rounders by David Levien ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man who is a reformed gambler returns to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks
The wackness ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newly-inaugurated mayor, Rudolph Giuliani, is only beginning to implement his anti-fun initiatives against crimes like noisy portable radio, graffiti and public drunkenness. Set in this time, troubled high school student Luke Shapiro is a teenage pot dealer who forms a friendship with Dr. Jeffrey Squires, a psychiatrist and kindred lost soul. When the doctor proposes Luke trade him weed for therapy sessions, the two begin to explore both New York City and their own depression
Eulogy by Hank Azaria ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When three generations of a deliciously dysfunctional family gather to bury the family patriarch, the beloved granddaughter of the deceased is given the task of delivering the eulogy. In the days leading up to the funeral, family secrets are revealed, old grudges resurface and the hosuehold erupts with renewed vigor
House on Haunted Hill by William Malone ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theme park mogul Steven Price is throwing a strange birthday party for his wife, a scary night in an abandoned insane asylum. He invites five strangers to join them with the promise of a million dollars for those who make it through the night without being scared to death, literally
Made ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bobby and Ricky, long-time pals in Los Angeles, fail as amateur boxers. They're recruited by their mob-connected boss to make what should be an easy delivery to an East Coast kingpin named Ruiz. By the time they reach New York, Bobby's no-nonsense approach has been bulldozed by Ricky's hopelessly false bravado, which he's blithely absorbed from too many mobster movies. While Ricky invites disaster with reckless ambition, Bobby just wants a happier, legitimate future for his stripper girlfriend and her neglected young daughter
The faculty by Josh Hartnett ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and French and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Students at Herrington High make a chilling discovery-- the teachers really are aliens, bent on world domination
The ten by David Wain ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No one will ever mistake Jeff Reigert for Moses, but like Moses, it is Jeff's job to introduce the world to the Ten Commandments. However, Jeff is not exactly the picture of virtue. In fact, Jeff is surrounded by gigantic replicas of the famous stone tablets. He is so busy juggling his wife Gretchen and his girlfriend, that he can barely get through a single commandment without breaking one himself
Down the shore ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"...Bailey is the owner/operator of a rundown kiddie amusement park on the wintry Jersey shore. But when a mysterious French stranger appears carrying the ashes of Bailey's younger sister and claiming to be her husband, dark secrets begin to be unearthed. Now with the help of his childhood best friend and former lover, Bailey must confront his own deadly past and desperate future."--Container
The treatment ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jake is an anxious schoolteacher living in New York. He is barely on speaking terms with his father, has been recently abandoned by his girlfriend, and is heading for a life of compromise and mediocrity. Emotionally paralyzed, Jake embarks on a course of psychoanalysis with the maniacal Dr. Morales, who wields his heavily accented sarcasm like a machete. Morales' tactics are worthy of the Spanish Inquisition, and soon Jake is just trying to keep him at a distance while planning his escape. He meets socialite Allegra and finds himself bouncing from Morales' couch to Allegra's bed
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Alternative Names
Janssen, Famke
Janssen, Famke Beumer 1965-
English (280)
Spanish (11)
French (6)
German (3)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)