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Peet, Amanda 1972-

Overview
Works: 162 works in 445 publications in 7 languages and 26,614 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Humor  Comedy films  Disaster films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amanda Peet
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them
Something's gotta give by Nancy Meyers ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and German and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged womanizer falls in love with the mother of his latest youthful conquest, greatly complicating the lives of all involved
2012 by Roland Emmerich ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect of radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world
Identity thief by Jason Bateman ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy's identity
The way way back by Liam James ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While fourteen year old Duncan is being dragged on a family trip with his mom and her overbearing boyfriend, he finds a gregarious friend at a local water park. The two form a powerful bond as Duncan learns to swim through the challenges of life, love, family and friendship, resulting in a vacation he'll never forget
Changing lanes by Roger Michell ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gavin Banek is an attorney in a rush to make a court appointment to file legal papers involving a multi-million dollar trust accidentally collides with Doyle Gipson, an alcoholic insurance salesman. Doyle is also in a rush for a court appointment involving the custody of his children. Gavin leaves the scene of the accident and strands Doyle, causing him to miss his custody hearing. During the process of the post-crash discussion, Gavin accidentally drops the papers he needs to present in court. The judge gives him until the end of the day to present the papers and thus begins a cat and mouse game between both men. After a few questionable actions by both men, they finally start questioning their actions and their lives. In the end, both come to a new understanding of what is important and appear to be set in new ethical and moral directions
High crimes by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment España ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Claire is a high-powered attorney whose perfect life comes crashing down around her when her husband is charged with murder. Enlisting the aid of a military attorney, Claire will risk her career and even her life to find out the truth
Identity by James Mangold ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten strangers are brought together at a motel because of a savage rainstorm. All take shelter at a desolate motel run by a nervous night manager. Relief in finding shelter is quickly replaced with fear as the ten travelers begin to die, one by one. They soon realize that, if they are to survive, they'll have to uncover the secret that has brought them all together
Martian child by Menno Meyjes ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David is a widowed science fiction writer who adopts Dennis, a young boy who claims to be from the Red Planet. David believes the child acts strangely in order to process the difficulty he has had in his young life, but soon both David and his sister, Liz, begin to wonder if the boy might be telling the truth
The X-files I want to believe by David Duchovny ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of women are mysteriously abducted. The best team for the job is ex-agents Fox Mulder and Dr. Dana Scully, who have no desire to revisit their dark past. Still, the truth of these horrific crimes is out there somewhere
Gulliver's travels Gulliver's fun pack ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When a shipwreck lands a lowly mailroom clerk named Gulliver (Black) on the fantastical island of Lilliput, he transforms into a giant--in size and ego! Gulliver's tall tales and heroic deeds win the hearts of the tiny Lilliputians, but when he loses it all and puts his newfound friends in peril, Gulliver must find a way to undo the damage. Through it all, Gulliver may just learn that it's how big you are on the inside that counts"--Container
A lot like love by Touchstone Pictures ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oliver and Emily meet on a flight from Los Angeles to New York with each of them declaring that they couldn't be more wrong for each other. As they struggle with their respective partners, careers, and breakups, they become closer and closer
Please give ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kate has a lot on her mind. There's the ethics problem of buying furniture at estate sales and marking it up at her Manhattan store. There's the materialism problem of not wanting her teenage daughter to want the expensive things that she wants. There's the marriage problem of sharing a partnership in parenting, business, and life with husband Alex but sensing doubt nibbling at the foundations. And worst of all are the neighbors, cranky, old Andra and the two granddaughters who look after her
The whole ten yards by Howard Deutch ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former hitman Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski has retired and is living a quite life of cooking and houskeeping in Mexico. Jimmy has been able to convice the authorities he's dead thanks to falsified dental records by his former neighbor Oz, who now lives in Los Angeles. But appearently not everyone has been fooled when Oz's wife, Cynthia, is kidnapped by Lazlo Gogolak and his goons. Gogolak is a member of the Hungarian mafia, and Jimmy previously murdered his son, so he's abducted Cynthia in order to get Oz to reveal Jimmy's current whereabouts
Igby goes down ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Igby and his older brother, Oliver, are in the process of killing their terminally ill mother. His parents snipe at each other endlessly until his father tries to commit suicide and is sent to a mental hospital. Igby grows into a rebellious youth, gets kicked out of several boarding schools and ends up in a military academy. As Igby gets drawn further into the mind games and hypocrisy of the adult world, his already jaded outlook grows even darker. Ultimately, though, Mimi's impending death draws him back into the family fold for unexpected revelations and realizations
Battle for Terra by Aristomenis Tsirbas ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welcome to Terra, a peaceful utopian community where the natives happily go about their days in a culture that honors nature. Human beings have gobbled up all natural resources and damaged the environment of Earth beyond repair, destroyed two other planets, and are now on the hunt for a new home. They have their eyes set on Terra. The citizens of Terra have no idea of what lies in store for them: a sinister plan to convert their atmosphere to an oxygenated one suitable only to humans. Mala--an adventuresome and resourceful teenage girl--teams up with Jim, an Earth Force pilot who has crashed on Terra, to lead the battle so the Terrians can escape destruction
Melinda and Melinda by Wallace Shawn ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complex story of Melinda, a woman whose life is told from both a tragic and a comic perspective. Both stories involve the same woman who crashes a Manhattan dinner party, but with wildly different results
The ex ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom and Sofia have just had their first baby and that means it is time for Tom to grow up. When Tom goes to work for his father-in-law, his new boss Chip seems to have it out for him. Tom soon discovers that Chip is still carrying a flame for Sophia from their high school days. Now, Chip will stop at nothing to see Tom out of the company and out of Sophia's life. As the two go head to head, Tom must expose Chip's dirty tricks and push him out of the picture forever
What doesn't kill you ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Childhood friends Brian and Paulie do whatever it takes to survive in the dog-eat-dog neighborhood they live in. As they grow up they find themselves involved in organized crime and jail becomes part of doing business on the streets they call home. Brian uses his time in jail to get clean while Paulie makes plans for one last job that requires Brian's help. Brian must decide if he should stand by his friend or salvage his family
Saving Silverman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Darren Silverman is a guy who gets himself into a new relationship with a hottie, who is messing up a long lasting friendship between Darren and his two buddies. The buddies then decide that they need to "help" Darren with his girlfriend -- by kidnapping her and re-introducing Darren to an old high school sweetheart who is headed toward a convent life
 
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Alternative Names
Peet, Amanda
Languages
English (201)
French (8)
German (7)
Spanish (3)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Russian (1)
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