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Banks, Elizabeth 1974-

Overview
Works: 91 works in 353 publications in 3 languages and 31,446 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Comedy films  Fiction  Teen films  Juvenile works  Western television programs  Television adaptations  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Banks
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 3,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the true story of three men and one undersized race horse who thrilled a nation
The hunger games by Gary Ross ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in her younger sister's place and must rely upon her sharp instincts when she's pitted against highly trained Tributes who have prepared their entire lives. She must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love
W by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life of the 43rd president of the United States, from his beginnings as a privileged alcoholic to his becoming a born-again Christian whose belief in religious destiny helped move him to the top ranks of political power. How Christianity turned his life around, how he met and married his wife, and the days before his decision to declare war on Iraq are featured
Pitch perfect ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arriving at her new college, Beca finds herself not right for any clique but somehow is muscled into one that she never would have picked on her own: alongside mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls whose only thing in common is how good they sound when they sing together. When Beca leads this a cappella singing group out of their traditional arrangements and perfect harmonies into all-new mash-ups, they fight to climb their way to the top of college music competitions
Definitely, maybe by Adam Brooks ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Hayes is a 30-something Manhattan dad who is in the midst of a divorce. His 10 year old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love. Will's story begins years earlier when, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician, he moves to New York in order to work on the Clinton campaign. Will attempts a "PG" version of his romantic relationships with three very different women for his daughter and changes the names of the women so Maya has to guess who he finally married. Maya puts together the pieces of her dad's romantic puzzle and begins to understand that love is not so simple or easy. As Will tells her his tale, Maya helps him to understand that it's definitely never too late to go back, and just maybe, find a happy ending
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
Invincible ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vince Papale is a down-on-his-luck substitute teacher in Philadelphia who, at the age of 30, was out of work, abandoned by his wife, and biding time as a part-time bartender when he decides to answer an open call for tryouts on the Philadelphia Eagles NFL football team in 1976. Going with his gut instinct, new coach Dick Vermeil rewards Papale's diligent efforts with a place on the team
The next three days ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a murder she says she didn't commit. Three years into her sentence, John is struggling to hold his family together, raising their son and teaching at college while he pursues every means available to prove her innocence. With the rejection of their final appeal, Lara becomes suicidal and John decides there is only one possible, bearable solution: to break his wife out of prison
Man on a ledge ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ex-cop Nick Cassidy ... escapes from prison to plan the ultimate heist: steal a $40 million diamond from cutthroat businessman David Englander..., and in the process prove his own innocence. From the ledge of the famous Roosevelt Hotel with the whole world watching, Cassidy plays a clever game of cat and mouse with the NYPD while his dutiful brother Joey ... races against the clock to extract the diamond and clear his brother's name"--Container
Fred Claus by David Dobkin ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt
Our idiot brother ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "comedy about that one family member who is always just a little bit behind the curve. For sisters Miranda..., Natalie..., and Liz..., that person is their upbeat brother Ned, an organic farmer, whose willingness to trust humankind allows for an oddly trouble-free existence. Ned may be utterly lacking in common sense, but he is their brother, and after his girlfriend dumps him and boots him off the farm, his sisters must once again come to his rescue"--Container
What to expect when you're expecting ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at love through the eyes of five interconnected couples experiencing the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and ultimately coming to understand the universal truth that no matter what you plan for, life doesn't always deliver what's expected
People like us ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sam ... is a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman whose latest deal collapses the day he learns his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home to put his father's estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. While there, he uncovers a startling secret that turns his entire world upside down--he has a 30-year-old sister he never knew existed"--Container
Comanche moon ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Texas Rangers Augustus McCrae and Woodrow F. Call are now young men dealing with the ever increasing tensions of adult life-- Gus with his great love, Clara, and Call with Maggie, the young prostitute who is in love with him. McCrae and Call join a Ranger troop in pursuit of three outlaws: Comanche Chief Buffalo Hump, Comanche horse thief Kicking Wolf and Ahumado, the deadly Mexican bandit king with a penchant for slow torture. Together, they struggle to protect an advancing western frontier against the defiant Comanches who are determined to defend their territory and their way of life
Role models ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Danny and Wheeler are two salesmen who trash a company truck while on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice - the two can either do hard time or serve 150 hours of community service in a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look half bad. Once the center's ex-con director gives them an ultimatum, Danny and Wheeler are forced to tailor their brand of immature wisdom to their charges, Augie and Ronnie. And if they can just make it through probation without getting thrown in jail, the world's worst role models will prove that, sometimes, it takes a village idiot to raise a child
Meet Dave ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josh lives in New York City. Through his telescope, he watches a baseball-sized metal ball approaching Earth from the sky. It lands in his room. Months later, a massive fireball crash lands in Liberty City. The human looking craft is controlled by 100 one-inch tall aliens. Officer Dooley is a superstitious cop searching for the space ship. The aliens are seeking a way to save their planet and to do that they need salt. Now they need to recover the metal ball in order to produce the salt using the oceans of the Earth. The Captain spends time with Josh and Gina, and realizes that humans are more advanced than they thought
The uninvited by Charles Guard ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna and Alex's mother dies a mysterious death. Later, Anna returns home to her sister and best friend, Alex, after a stay in a mental hospital. Her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her aloof father and the presence of a ghost in their home. The sisters are confronted with terrifying nightmares, ghostly visions, and deadly consequences when they begin to investigate their father's cruel new fiancee
Zack and Miri make a porno ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and German and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zack and Miri are lifelong friends and roommates who are facing hard times and a mountain of debt. When the electricity and plumbing get shut off, they seize upon the idea of making a homemade porno movie for some quick cash. They decide to enlist the help of their friends and they become part of the haphazard cast and crew. They both vow that having sex will not ruin their friendship. But as the filming begins, what started out as a business proposition between friends turns into something much more
Slither ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wheelsy is a small rural town where not much happens, but that is all going to change, and not for the better. Grant Grant, the town's wealthiest and most powerful citizen, is taking a walk through the woods when he comes across a strange and unfamiliar life form. Grant makes the mistake of getting too close and soon an alien creature invades his body. It is not long before Grant isn't the only one who has been attacked by the strange and slimy things
The 40 year old virgin by Judd Apatow ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
40-year-old Andy Stizer (Steve Carell) has done quite a few things in life. He's got a cushy job at an electronics superstore, a nice apartment with a proud collection of action figures. But there's just one thing he hasn't got round to doing yet...Andy's never had sex, not even by accident. Although they think he's a bit of an oddball, Andy's mates at the store consider it their duty to help him out of his dire situation. But nothing works, until Andy meets Trish (Keener), a 40-year-old mother of three
 
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Alternative Names
Casey, Elizabeth 1974-
Maresal Mitchell Elizabeth 1974-....
Mitchell, Elizabeth Irene, 1974-
Mitchell, Elizabeth Maresal 1974-
Languages
English (211)
German (2)
Italian (1)
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