WorldCat Identities

Ruehl, Mercedes

Works: 124 works in 310 publications in 6 languages and 9,923 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Biographical films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Host, Performer, Interviewee, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Mercedes Ruehl
Most widely held works by Mercedes Ruehl
The fisher king by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deejay who finds himself penniless is plucked from disaster by a homeless history professor, who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights and damsels in distress
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and French and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this film
84 Charing Cross Road by David Jones( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helene Hanff is a New Yorker who loves books but cannot afford expensive ones. When she sees an ad in the Saturday Review for a London bookstore, she sends them her want list and is soon delighted to receive a package of used books - good readable editions, cheap. She begins a correspondence with the bookseller, Frank Doel. Built on a basis of mutually held taste, knowledge, interests and consideration, the bond between the lonely New Yorker and the reserved Londoner lasts for years without the two people ever meeting each other. Based on a true story and the long running play
Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh is a 12-year-old who makes a wish from an old machine to be big. Not really believing it will work, Josh is very surprised to find himself BIG the next morning. Now he looks like a 30 years old guy, but he still behaves like a boy. He decide to go with his best friend to New York and try to find the machine that can fix his wish. In New York he gets a job in a toy company and develops a romantic crush on a beautiful woman. Now Josh must learn to get used to the adults world he always wanted to be part of
What's Cooking?( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What happens when families come together for thanksgiving? Almost anything! A tale of four very different families, as they cook up some tasty holiday surprises: love betrayal and even a few outrageous secrets! And, ultimately, discover the astonishing power love has to reconnect us all"--Container
Gia by Michael Cristofer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and German and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the tragic life of America's first supermodel
The lost child by Rufus E Hallmark( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adoptee Rebecca Hoffman experiences culture conflict when she brings her family to meet her birth family on a Navajo reservation
Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers by Martha Coolidge( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, this is the story of two brothers sent to live with their domineering grandmother after their mother's death. Also living with her is their Aunt Bella, a somewhat backward 36 year-old who escapes to the movies whenever she can. But when Uncle Louie, a small-time gangster, arrives, everyone gets a surprising second chance at happiness
Doctors of the dark side( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. The film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged demonstrations as spelled out in declassified government documents
Loving Leah( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his brother dies, Jake, a 30-year-old cardiologist, is called upon to marry the widow, Leah, under orthodox Jewish law. While initially just going through the motions to satisfy their mothers, the two soon find themselves in love
Married to the mob by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mafia wife decides she wants out of the family after the death of her husband, but discovers that it's not so easy to leave home
The minus man( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When quiet and amiable Vann Siegert drifts into town, no one suspects the evil that lies beneath the surface. The more Vann tries to make a success of his life, the stronger the mysterious forces are that pull him into a darker direction. When locals start to disappear, it becomes clear that an eerie subtraction is at work among the lost and lonely of this sleepy seaside hamlet. People look toward Vann, but no one can quite put their finger on who he really is. Through it all, he carries on a surreal dialogue with two imaginary detectives who question his crimes and motives
Sacred time by Ursula Hegi( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of an endearing, but flawed Italian American family, spanning three generations from the Bronx of the 1950s to contemporary Brooklyn, New York
Indictment, the McMartin trial( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact-based film about the child molestation trial involving the McMartin Pre-School in Manhattan Beach, California
The angel Esmeralda : nine stories by Don DeLillo( Recording )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Greece, the Caribbean, Manhattan, a white collar prison, and outer space, these nine stories are a mesmerizing introduction to Don DeLillo's iconic voice, from the rich, startling, jazz-infused sentences of his early work to the spare, distilled, monastic language of the later stories
For Roseanna( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcello is a trattoria proprietor in an Italian village who will stop at nothing to make sure his beloved but ailing wife, Roseanna, realizes her dream of being buried at the local cemetery
The films of Terry Gilliam by Robert J Emery( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes extensive film clips and interviews with actors and collaborators who have worked with film director Terry Gilliam
Banner 4th of July( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their late teens and early '20s, the Banner siblings Mitchell, Desiree and Danny made it big as a rock band, but everything fell apart when Desiree decided to leave the group at the height of their fame. Now, fifteen years later, their mother has a plan to bring the group back together and heal her fractured family. Will the siblings be able to put aside their differences and reunite or will they remain estranged forever?
Forward in time( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflects the majority of active and healthy seniors who utilize productive aging skills and techniques to enjoy a higher quality of life and more creative retirement
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Mercedes Ruehl actrice américaine

Mercedes Ruehl actriz estadounidense

Mercedes Ruehl aktorka amerykańska

Mercedes Ruehl americká herečka

Mercedes Ruehl Amerikaans acteur

Mercedes Ruehl Amerikaans actrice

Mercedes Ruehl amerikansk skådespelare

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Mercedes Ruehl amerikansk skuespiller

Mercedes Ruehl attrice statunitense

Mercedes Ruehl US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

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