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Adams, Amy

Overview
Works: 88 works in 494 publications in 8 languages and 39,225 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Romantic comedy films  Motion picture music  Popular music  Orchestral music  Juvenile works  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amy Adams
Enchanted by Kevin Lima ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The beautiful princess Giselle is banished from the animated land of Andalasia by the evil queen. She finds herself in the gritty streets of the real, modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that does not operate on a "happily ever after" basis, Giselle finds herself adrift in a chaotic world that is badly in need of enchantment. Giselle begins to fall in love with the cynical, no-nonsense divorce lawyer who has come to her aid. Little does he realize that this joyful, wide-eyed innocent is about to enchant him
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 2,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it. As Julie begins to find her groove as a cook, and her voice as a writer, the project takes on a life of its own. The project provides the struggling young woman with her life's purpose, to her very pleasant surprise. Julia Child has an amazing love affair with her dashing husband, Paul, all while embracing life and French food. Julie lovingly celebrates the life on one of American food's most influential and beloved figureheads
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson during the early 1980s, this tells how a congressman who loved a good time, one Houston socialite who loved a good cause and one renegade CIA agent who loved a good fight conspired to bring about the largest covert operation in history
The fighter by Mark Wahlberg ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once upon a time, Dicky Eklund was known as the pride of Lowell, Massachusetts. There isn't a person in Lowell who doesn't know about the time that Dicky knocked down the great Sugar Ray Leonard. By the early 1990s, Dicky's crack addiction has soured everything, although he dreams of making a comeback. The real contender is his half-brother Micky Ward. 31-year-old Micky is an unassuming nice guy, long regarded as little more than a stepping-stone for rising fighters, but with undeniable potential. Between his controlling mom Alice, who manages his career, his crack head trainer brother, and a Greek chorus of seven sisters, Micky doesn't have a chance. Until his tough-chick bartender girlfriend Charlene gives him the confidence and support to consider a different course. But his success comes at a cost--as he must leave his family behind in the process
Doubt by John Patrick Shanley ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. Father Flynn is a charismatic priest who is trying to upend the schools' strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier. The Sister is the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. With the winds of political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. But when Sister James shares with Sister Aloysius her suspicion that Father Flynn is paying too much personal attention to Donald, Sister Aloysius sets off on a personal crusade to unearth the truth and to expunge Flynn from the school. Now, without any proof, besides her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius locks into a battle of wills with Father Flynn. This threatens to tear apart the community with it's irrevocable consequence
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Museum of Natural History is closed for renovations, the museum pieces are moved into federal storage at the famous Smithsonian Institution. It houses the world's largest museum complex with more than 136 million items in its collections. These range from the plane Amelia Earhart flew on her non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic and Al Capone's rap sheet and mug shot to Dorothy's ruby slippers. From Fonzie's leather jacket to Archie Bunker's lounge chair. After stealing a security guard's ID badge, Larry Daley slips into the Archives of the Smithsonian, where Kahmunrah, an evil Pharaoh, comes to life with the reestablishing of The Tablet as a magical force in the museum. It brings the old exhibits and new exhibits to life, and in conflict with each other. Larry enlists the help of Amelia Earheart
The Muppets ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on vacation in Los Angeles, Walter and his friends, Gary and Mary, try to raise ten million dollars to save the Muppet Theater from Tex Richman, a businessman who wants to demolish the theater in order to drill for oil
Man of steel by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
27 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind
Trouble with the curve ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gus Lobel has been one of the best scouts in baseball for decades, but, despite his efforts to hide it, age is starting to catch up with him. Nevertheless, Gus, who can tell a pitch just by the crack of the bat, refuses to be benched for what may be the final innings of his career. The one person who might be able to help is also the one person Gus would never ask: his daughter, Mickie, an associate at a high-powered Atlanta law firm
The master by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In post-World War II America, a naval veteran arrives home unsettled and uncertain of his future, until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader
Miss Pettigrew lives for a day by Amy Adams ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1939 London, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew is a middle-aged governess who finds herself once again unfairly dismissed from her job. Now she must seize the day if she wants a job. She does this by intercepting an employment assignment outside of her comfort level as social secretary. Arriving at a penthouse apartment for the interview, Miss Pettigrew is catapulted into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse. Suddenly, Miss Pettigrew finds herself swept into the world of high society. Within hours she is living it up. Taking the social secretary designation to heart, she tries to help her new friend Delysia navigate both a love life and career. This is complicated by the three men in Delysias life: devoted pianist Michael, intimidating nightclub owner Nick, and impressionable junior impresario Phil. Miss Pettigrew herself is unexpectedly drawn to the gallant Joe, a successful designer who is tenuously engaged to haughty fashion maven Edythe - the one person who senses that the new social secretary may be out of her element and schemes to undermine her. Over the next 24 hours, Guinevere and Delysia will empower each other to discover their romantic destinies
The wedding date by Clare Kilner ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kat Ellis is determined to attend her younger sister's wedding with a date. Rather than face the ridicule of her family, and in order to show up her ex-fiance, she resorts to the Yellow Pages to find an escort
Underdog ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an accident in the lab of the maniacal Dr. Barsinister, an ordinary beagle named Shoeshine finds he has some unimaginable powers, along with the ability to speak. Underdog vows to protect the citizens of Capitol City, and one beautiful spaniel named Polly Purebred
Sunshine Cleaning by Christine Jeffs ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rose Lorkowski is a single mother attempting to support her son Oscar and her unreliable sister Norah. She works a mundane job as a maid. Once the head cheerleader in school with plenty of prospects, Rose now has little to show for her life. She still sees the former head football player, but it is little more than a despondent affair. When Oscar is expelled from public school, Rose takes a job as a bio-hazard crime-scene cleaner to help pay for a private education. She brings Norah on to help in her steadily growing business. As the sisters work to clean up the messes left behind by the chaotic lives of others, they must learn to reconcile their own differences and overcome a troubled past if they hope to prosper in their newfound venture
Leap year by Anand Tucker ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Anna's four-year anniversary to her boyfriend passes without an engagement ring, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, Anna follows Jeremy to Dublin to propose to him. But after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of Declan, a handsome and carefree local man, to get her across the country. Along the way, they discover that the road to love can take you to very unexpected places
Junebug by Phil Morrison ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Junebug is a deceptively simple, deeply resonant story about the inherent loneliness of family, embracing the texture of a world the movies rarely visit. Three years have passed since George has been home, and he is bringing his bride, Chicago art dealer Madeleine. His family--father Eugene, mother Peg, brother Johnny and sister-in-law Ashley--await them with a mixture of excitement, anxiety, and dread. Junebug sounds a paean to yearning, alienation, and endless hope, in the face of the enormous distances that can divide two people, separated by two ways of life
Serving Sara ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A process server crosses the path of a wealthy entrepreneur whose husband wants to help himself to her hard-earned fortune
The ex ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 658 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
Enchanted by Alan Menken ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disney's highly anticipated family holiday movie and musical event of the season features a score including original songs from pop/country superstar Carrie Underwood, singer/songwriter Jon McLaughlin, and film star Amy Adams
 
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Adams, Amy Lou.
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