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Janney, Allison

Works: 378 works in 784 publications in 4 languages and 41,546 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comedy films  Television programs  Pictorial works  Caricatures and cartoons  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Allison Janney
Most widely held works by Allison Janney
Finding Nemo by Albert Brooks( Visual )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 3,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the depths of the Great Barrier Reef, Marlin (Albert Brooks), an overly protective clownfish, embarks on a daring rescue mission when his beloved son, Nemo, gets scooped up by a diver. With his unforgettable friend Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) by his side, Marlin encounters an ocean full of memorable comedic characters on his momentous journey₇to find Nemo
The help by Emma Stone( Visual )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Juno by Jason Reitman( Visual )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Juno MacGuff is sixteen years old. After a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, she learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. During her pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships develop
Hairspray by Adam Shankman( Visual )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 2,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage girl simultaneously pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation in her native Baltimore
The hours by Stephen Daldry( Visual )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The power of the written word of Virginia Woolf touches women from three eras, as they all struggle with the conflicting claims of love and inheritance, hope and dispair
Over the hedge by Rupert Gregson-Williams( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon waking up after hibernation, a group of forest animals discover that a tall hedge has appeared out of nowhere, half their forest is gone, and they have little to no food left. Their leader Verne, a nervous turtle, suggests they must adapt. Newcomer RJ the raccoon gives them another option: go over the hedge and get food from the humans! The other forest animals quickly give in to RJ's blandishments, sneaking into the human world to get all the food they can grab. What they don't know is that RJ is actually in debt to Vincent, a huge, hungry bear. RJ has stolen all of Vincent's food, and Vincent has warned RJ that unless it's all back before the full moon, RJ will regret having stolen it, because then RJ takes its place!
The way way back by Liam James( Visual )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,523 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
Away we go by Sam Mendes( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Burt and Verona are a loving couple. Burt has always wanted to marry Verona, but Verona resists, not seeing the point of the institution. Regardless, they are having a baby together and question their potential parenting abilities. They decide to move closer to Burt's parents so they can share the experience with the baby's grandparents. In Verona's sixth month, she and Burt learn that his parents are moving to Belgium the month before the baby is due. Being mobile people, Burt and Verona decide to move. As they want to share their new family experience with people that they love, they decide to take a trans-continental trip to meet with old friends and relatives. Most of them are married with children of their own, and Burt and Verona want to see where they would like to live and with whom they want to share the experience
Bad words ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guy Trilby is a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of The Golden Quill national spelling bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. While reporter Jenny Widgeon attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor: awkward ten-year-old Chaitanya Chopra, who is completely unfazed by Guy's take-no-prisoners approach to life
A thousand words ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fast-talking Jack McCall says whatever it takes to close a deal. After stretching the truth with a spiritual guru, he suddenly finds his life depending on a magical tree with 1,000 leaves, one for every word he has left. Now Jack's got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he's a goner
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Stanton is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife, Susan. Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top
American beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winner of 5 Oscars including Best Picture, American Beauty is a funny, moving and shocking journey through life in suburban America. Fortysomething ad man Lester Burnham has a wife who hates him, a daughter who regards him with contempt, and a boss who's readying him for the axe. As Lester decides to make a few changes in his life, and gets happier in the process, he is also about to learn that the ultimate freedom comes at the ultimate price
How to deal ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Halley Martin faces her senior year in high school as her parents split up, her sister gets engaged, her grandmother moves in, and her best friend becomes pregnant. Even though Halley's problems seem big, she faces an even bigger challenge, learning "how to deal" with falling in love
The West Wing ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Headed by President Josiah Bartlet, demonstrates that office politics are the same everywhere; things just have greater repercussions when your office happens to be the White House. Stories surround the President; his deputy communications director Sam Seaborn; his beleaguered press secretary, C.J. Cregg; the chief of staff, recovering boozehound Leo McGarry, who sacrifices his marriage to his career. Among the global crises Bartlet must finesse are a nuclear showdown between India and Pakistan, an American plane shot down by terrorists, and another downed U.S. plane in Iraq
Liberal arts ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Jesse, a 35-year-old New York college admissions adviser, is invited to his Midwestern alma mater to attend his favorite professor's retirement dinner, he quickly falls back in love with the university life. But when he meets 19-year-old student Zibby, the daughter of his professor's friends, he suddenly finds himself caught in a moral dilemma: does he pursue a relationship with this kindred spirit, or does he break her heart and return to the real world?
The West Wing ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The President and staff have been targeted for disruption by rival politicians, soon after being targeted by would-be assassins. The President heads through midterm elections and into a crisis that leads to allegations of criminal conduct. 22 episodes
The West Wing ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the re-election of President Bartlet to his second term and several crises both during and after the election in this 22-episode fourth season
The West Wing ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 22-episode third season whose storylines include the investigation into the alleged cover-up of President Barlet's illness, the early bid for a second term and confrontations with global terrorism. Reel- and real-life events profoundly intersect in the historic Isaac and Ishmael episode made in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. And must-see bonus features include a special The West Wing look at the executive branch featuring interviews with former U.S. Presidents and staff
The West Wing ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow the drama when the government is temporarily passed from a Democratic administration to the Republican Speaker of the House, as President Bartlet copes with the kidnapping of his youngest daughter Zoey
Margaret ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of a Manhattan teenager whose life is profoundly altered after witnessing a terrible accident." -- Container
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Alternative Names
Janney, Allison Brooks
Janney, Allison Brooks 1960-
English (254)
Spanish (4)
German (2)
Polish (1)