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Linney, Laura

Works: 346 works in 1,115 publications in 9 languages and 48,792 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Biography  Detective and mystery stories, American  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laura Linney
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quite life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
John Adams by Kirk Ellis ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers - General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson - in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Love actually by Richard Curtis ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
The Truman show by Scott Rudin ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Truman's life is a fake. He lives in a big studio with hidden cameras everywhere. His friends and co-workers are actors who play their roles in the most popular television series in the world: The Truman show. He thinks he is an ordinary man and has no idea about how he is being exploited. What will he do when he finds out?
Breach by Lei ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Eric O'Neill is promoted from a low-level surveillance job into the headquarters of the FBI, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of reality. He is hand picked to work for the renowned operative Robert Hanssen within "information assurance," a new division created to protect all classified FBI intelligence. Eric quickly discovers the true reason for his hire: Hanssen is the sole subject of a long-term, top-secret investigation, a suspected mole made all the more dangerous by the sheer global import of the information he is charged with protecting. The Bureau asks Eric to slowly draw the traitor out of deep cover
Kinsey ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
Man of the year by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Dobbs makes an off-hand comment on his late night talk show that he would be a better president than the leader who currently occupies the White House. A grassroots campaign conducted by his legions of fans finds him unexpectedly ushered into the Oval Office and forced to live up to his promise. Unfortunately for Dobbs, he finds out that his surprise victory was actually the result of a voting computer glitch and not winning the majority vote leaves the outspoken funnyman struggling with the decision to stay the course in the Oval Office or head back behind the microphone where he is truly in his element
The nanny diaries by Emma McLaughlin ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annie is a young girl from a working-class neighborhood who suddenly finds herself working as a nanny for a wealthy family in Manhattan's Upper East Side. Between catering to the every whim of her employers and their precocious son and falling in love with their gorgeous neighbour, Annie tries to figure out what she wants to do with her life
The squid and the whale by Noah Baumbach ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... Director Noah Baumbach scores a triumph with an autobiographical coming-of-age story about a teenager whose writer-parents are divorcing." Stars Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney
Savages ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jon and Wendy Savage (Hoffman and Linney) are two siblings who have spent their adult years trying to recover from their abusive father, Lenny (Bosco). Suddenly, a call comes in that Lenny's girlfriend has died and he cannot care for himself. Lenny suffers from dementia and her family dumps Lenny on his children. Despite the fact Jon and Wendy have not spoken to Lenny for twenty years and he is even more loathsome than ever, the Savage siblings feel obliged to take care of him. Now together, brother and sister must come to terms with the new and painful responsibilities with their father. The siblings are forced to face the struggle with their own personal demons
Arthur Christmas ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Christmas at the North Pole, Santa's youngest son looks to use his father's high-tech operation for an urgent mission
Primal fear by Gregory Hoblit ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Chicago altar boy is accused of murdering the archbishop and a publicity hungry local attorney decides to defend him
The exorcism of Emily Rose by Scott Derrickson ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an extremely rare decision, the Catholic Church officially recognized the demonic possession of a 19 year-old college freshman. Told in terrifying flashbacks, it chronicles the haunting trial of the priest accused of negligence resulting in the death of the young girl believed to be possessed. Middle-aged single lawyer defends Father Moore, a priest on trial for the negligent homicide of a young girl named Emily Rose
Hyde Park on Hudson by Bill Murray ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Great Britain faces an imminent war with Germany, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, invited the King and Queen of England for a weekend at their home in upstate New York. But during the first-ever visit of a reigning British monarch to America, international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR's domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal trip an unforgettable one
You can count on me ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sammy is a single mom living in a small Catskill town with her eight-year-old son. A lot happens all at once to Sammy as she, sort of, picks up with an old boyfriend, gets a new boss and her wayward brother finally shows up after months of no communication. A crisis of sorts ensues when the son meets his estranged father
The mothman prophecies by Mark Pellington ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This story is based on events which occurred in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Distraught by the sudden, tragic death of his wife, a journalist finds himself mysteriously drawn to a small West Virginia town when his car inexplicably strands him. He soon learns that many of the town's residents have been beset by bizarre events, including sightings of an eerie "moth-like" entity, an entity similiar to the one seen by his late wife
The life of David Gale by Charles Randolph ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Gale era un miembro activo de Deathwatch, un grupo activista en contra de la pena de muerte. Constance era una activista compan?era de Deathwatch. Cuando se encuentra a Constance violada y asesinada, Gale es condenado del crimen. Ahora Gale espera la ejecucio?n, y con menos que una semana antes su cita con la inyeccio?n fatal, Gale consiente en decir su historia a Bitsy, una periodista presuntuosa de una revista de noticias mayor. Cuando ella discute los hechos del asesinato con Gale, se le ocurre que los detalles simplemente no suman. Pronto un desconocido misterioso empieza a pasarle disimuladamente a ella evidencia que sugiere que a Gale se han tendido una trampa
The Laramie project ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
The hidden staircase by Carolyn Keene ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teenage detective Nancy Drew uses her courage and powers of deduction to solve the mysterious happenings in an old stone mansion
The secret of the old clock by Carolyn Keene ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nancy Drew's keen mind is tested when she searches for a missing will
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Alternative Names
Linney, Laura Legett
English (389)
Spanish (23)
French (22)
German (12)
Multiple languages (6)
Chinese (2)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
Catalan (1)