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Madsen, Virginia 1963-

Works: 251 works in 608 publications in 5 languages and 17,146 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Film sequels  Fiction  Humor  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Virginia Madsen
Most widely held works by Virginia Madsen
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Visual )
33 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
A prairie home companion by Garrison Keillor( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In director Robert Altman's (1925-2006) final masterpiece, A prairie home companion tells the tale of a much loved US radio show still surviving in the age of television. Garrison Keillor joins forces with an all star cast in this tale of the last ever live recording of one of America's broadcasting institutions
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Stanfield is a bank's security chief who has designed a computer system and firewall to protect his employer from fraud. One day, after being introduced to a man named Bill Cox, Jack finds himself ambushed and staring down a gun barrel. The man holding the gun is Cox. Jack arrives home to find his family held hostage. Cox and his crew of thieves want Jack to hack through his employer's computer security and transfer $100 million to Cox's bank accounts in the Caymans. Failure to comply means the death of Jack's family. Once Cox has the money, it becomes obvious that there was no intention of letting anyone live. Cox leaves one of his henchman to eliminate Jack. When Jack kills the thug who was supposed to kill him, Cox's plans are ruined. Now, Jack must race against time to get his family back before Cox can carry out any more of his plans
The astronaut farmer by Michael Polish( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An astronaut-in-training has to leave NASA (to save the family farm) but just can't give up on his dream of shooting into space, even if he has to do it all by himself. And that will of course get everyone up in arms, from his wife to his banker to the town gossips to the media and the Department of Homeland Security
The magic of Belle Isle ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monte Wildhorn, a famous novelist, takes a cabin for the summer in Belle Isle, and befriends the family next door, a single mom and her young daughters, who help him find inspiration again
The haunting in Connecticut ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut. They soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history. The house was once a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred. The owner's clairvoyant son, Jonah, served as a demonic messenger. He provided a gateway for spiritual entities to crossover. Now unspeakable terror awaits when Jonah, the boy who communicated with the dead, returns to unleash horror on the innocent and unsuspecting family. Based on a true story
The number 23 by Joel Schumacher( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walter Sparrow receives a book for his birthday from his wife, Agatha. The first words he reads changes his once placid existence into a whirlpool of psychological torture and mayhem. The book is a chilling murder mystery that seems to mirror Walter's life in dark and uncontrollable ways. The book's main character is a brooding detective named Fingerling who seems to copy Walter's own history. As the book comes to life, Walter becomes fascinated by the most frightening part of it - Fingerling's dark obsession with the number 23. Walter soon starts to see the number everywhere in his own life and becomes haunted by the fact that he is damned to commit the same horrific crime as Fingerling. Now Walter is on a dangerous quest to understand the mysteries of the book. If he can unlock the dark power of the number 23, he may just be able to change his future
Louis L'Amour's Crossfire trail by Louis L'Amour( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A restless wanderer is bound by a promise to watch after the widow of a dying friend. His vow leads him to a small town terrorized by a saloon owner and his hired gunman
Candyman by Bernard Rose( Visual )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A search for dissertation material leads a graduate student to an old tale about a slave spirit said to haunt a notorious housing project
Wonder Woman by Lauren Montgomery( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rebellious Princess Diana defies Amazonian law and goes with fighter pilot Steve Trevor back to civilization. Meanwhile, Ares has escaped his imprisonment at the hands of the Amazonians and has decided to exact his revenge. He intends to start a world war that will not only last for centures but will wipe out every living being on the planet, starting with the Amazonians. It is now up to Princess Diana to save her people and the world by using her gifts
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his father's assassination, a Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis to free their desert world from the emperor's rule
The prophecy by Gregory Widen( Visual )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and French and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the scene of a bizarre murder, L.A. homicide detective Thomas Dagget discovers a lethal heavenly prophecy now being fulfilled on earth. In his fight to stop the forces of evil--led by the powerful angel Gabriel--Dagget finds an unlikely ally in an elementary school teacher. Together they race against time and terror to save the world as we know it
Father of invention by Trent Cooper( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After 8 years in prison, inventor Robert Axle struggles to win over his estranged family and catch up on current technology as he works to once again become the king of the infomercial
Ripple effect ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amer Atrash is on the brink of success. With time running out, he is undergoing a crisis in his business and in his marriage. He attributes his misfortune to bad karma from a wrongdoing committed fifteen years ago and sets out to right this wrong
The Hot Flashes by Brooke Shields( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unlikely basketball team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, challenge the high school girls' state champs to a series of games to raise money for breast cancer prevention
Witches of East End ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centers on the adventures of a mother and her two adult daughters, both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of witches, who lead seemingly quiet, uneventful modern day lives in Long Island's secluded seaside town of North Hampton. When one of the daughters becomes engaged to a young, wealthy newcomer, a series of events forces her mother to admit to her daughters they are, in fact, powerful and immortal witches
Highlander II ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once again Conner MacLeod calls up the spirit of his mentor Juan Ramirez and together they join in one final, fiery battle to save mankind
Tom Selleck western collection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taw Jackson is a rancher who is dead set on capturing an iron-clad stagecoach belonging to cattle baron West Catlin, the man who stole his fortune and good name years before. To pull off the heist, Jackson puts together a crew that includes an old character, a half-civilized Indian, a young drunk, and a cocky gunfighter. Includes production notes and original theatrical trailer
Highlander II the quickening by Russell Mulcahey( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Connor MacLeod and his mentor, Juan Ramirez, are exiled from their home planet and sent to the ravaged planet Earth of the 21st century. Tracked by alien assassins who threaten to destroy the Earth's fragile ecosystem, MacLeod and Ramirez join with an environmental terrorist in a final battle to save the planet
Crazy kind of love ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While re-evaluating her life, a mother relies on her stoner son and his awkward brother to keep life interesting. When an unlikely romance blossoms between the youngest son and the girl next door, she realizes the key to her happiness can be found where she least expects it
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Madsen, Virginia
English (182)
German (10)
French (8)
Chinese (2)
Spanish (1)