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Cusack, Joan 1962-

Overview
Works: 232 works in 697 publications in 8 languages and 50,846 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Film sequels  Humor  Comedy films  Animated films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Joan Cusack
Publications by Joan Cusack
Most widely held works about Joan Cusack
 
Most widely held works by Joan Cusack
Toy story 3 by Tom Hanks( visu )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,756 libraries worldwide
Andy is 17 years old and headed off to college, meaning he doesn't have a place in his life for childhood things. The toys (save for Woody), fearing they'll be packed away in the attic and forgotten about forever, are mistakenly donated to the local daycare facility. There, their wishes to be played with once again are fulfilled all too well. They also meet a new collection of toys, including Barbie, Ken, Mr. Pricklepants, Chuckles the clown, and the grandfatherly Lots-O' Huggin' Bear, who may not be exactly who he seems to be. When Woody realizes that Andy still wants his toys, it's up to him to stage a daring rescue effort and break his friends out of Sunnyside Day Care
Toy story 2 by John Lasseter( visu )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,316 libraries worldwide
The fun and adventure continues when Andy goes off to cowboy camp and the toys are left to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector kidnaps Woody, who hasn't the slightest clue that he's a greatly valued collectible
The school of rock by Jack Black( visu )
37 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,071 libraries worldwide
After being fired by his band, a musician takes a job substitute teaching in a 4th grade class at a prestigious school. He is not really prepared to teach, so he does what he knows best...he starts a band with his students!
My sister's keeper by Nick Cassavetes( visu )
24 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,955 libraries worldwide
Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. Suddenly, their baby girl falls ill, and her only hope for survival rests in her parents' ability to find a compatible bone marrow donator. Their desperate decision to conceive another child raises both ethical and moral questions and begins to erode their relationship. Their actions ultimately set off a court case that threatens to tear the family apart
Ice princess ( visu )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,918 libraries worldwide
17-year-old physics whiz Casey Carlyle is urged by her physics teacher to work on a physics project over the summer for presentation to Harvard. Since Casey is an ice skater she decides on a project that will show the elements of physics applied in competitive figure skating. To better understand the principles she's using, she will have to become her own test subject. She decides that she wants to skate on the Nationals circuit, but has some very tough competition. The more she gets involved she realizes that she must make a choice - continue skating or go on to Harvard
Chicken Little by Zach Braff( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,808 libraries worldwide
After Chicken Little causes widespread panic--when he mistakes a falling acorn for a piece of the sky--the young chicken is determined to restore his reputation. But just as things are starting to go his way, a real piece of the sky lands on his head. Chicken Little and his band of misfit friends, Abby Mallard (aka Ugly Duckling), Runt of the Litter and Fish Out of Water, attempt to save the world without sending the town into a whole new panic
Runaway bride by Julia Roberts( visu )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,799 libraries worldwide
An unlikely love story develops when a cynical, big-city columnist comes to a small town to cover the story of Maggie Carpenter, a bride who's left men at the altar several times
Kit Kittredge an American girl by Patricia Rozema( visu )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,750 libraries worldwide
After her father leaves to find work during the Great Depression, Kit's mother takes in boarders, and when the lockbox with the family money disappears Kit sets out to solve the mystery
High fidelity by Stephen Frears( visu )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,632 libraries worldwide
Rob Gordon's record store is semi-failing, and his long-time girlfriend has just walked out on him. In order to figure out where things went wrong, he examines his past relationships with other women
The perks of being a wallflower by Stephen Chbosky( visu )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,569 libraries worldwide
"A funny and touching coming-of-age story based on the beloved best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of being a wallpaper is a modern classic that captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up... a moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the unforgettable friends that help us through life"--Container
Confessions of a shopaholic by P. J Hogan( visu )
19 editions published in 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,542 libraries worldwide
Rebecca Bloomwood is a young woman struggling with her debilitating obsession with shopping and the sudden collapse of her income source. She unintentionally lands a job writing for a Manhattan financial magazine after a drunken letter-mailing mix-up. Ironically, now Rebecca is writing about the very consumer caution of which she herself has not abided. Rebecca's innovative comparisons and unconventional metaphors for economics grants her critical acclaim, public success, and the admiration of her supportive boss Luke. But as she draws closer to her ultimate goal of writing for renowned fashion magazine Alette, she questions her true ambitions and must determine if overcoming her 'shopaholic' condition will bring her real happiness
Raising Helen ( visu )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,529 libraries worldwide
Helen is living the life she's always dreamed of with her career at a top modeling agency on the rise. But her carefree lifestyle comes to a crashing halt when she soon finds herself responsible for her sister's children - Audrey, Henry, and Sarah. No one doubts that Helen is the coolest aunt in New York, but the transformation from super-hip to super-mom is super difficult. Along the way, Helen finds support from Dan Parker, the handsome young pastor and principal of the kids' new school, and realizes the choice she has to make is between the life she's always loved and the new loves of her life
Mars needs moms ( visu )
14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,486 libraries worldwide
Take out the trash, eat your broccoli. Who needs moms, anyway? Nine-year-old Milo finds out just how much he needs his mom when she's nabbed by Martians, who plan to steal her mom-ness for their own young. Milo's quest to save his mom involves stowing away on a spaceship, navigating an elaborate, multi-level planetand taking on the alien nation and their leader. Includes bonus features
It's a very merry Muppet Christmas movie by Thomas F Martin( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
Evil banker Rachel Bitterman forecloses on the Muppets' famous variety theater. But Bitterman's machinations take a back seat when apprentice guardian angel Daniel shows Kermit what conditions would have been had Kermit never existed. A Kermit-less world would have found Miss Piggy running a fraudulent psychic hotline, Fozzie Bear as a homeless derelict, and Sam the Eagle as a caged "rave" dancer. With showstopping numbers like Moulin Scrooge and parodies of many holiday films, this tale of fortune through friendship defines the true meaning of holiday spirit
Martian child ( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
David is a widowed science fiction writer who adopts Dennis, a young boy who claims to be from the Red Planet. David believes the child acts strangely in order to process the difficulty he has had in his young life, but soon both David and his sister, Liz, begin to wonder if the boy might be telling the truth
Friends with money by Nicole Holofcener( visu )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
A story of four best friends whose comfortable lives are thrown off balance as the realities of middle age set in
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane
Nine months by Chris Columbus( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
The news that his girlfriend is expecting a baby sends Sam, an unflappable child psychologist, into a panic. Torn between advice given by a well-meaning but over-bearing couple and his confirmed bachelor buddy, Sam is in serious danger of losing his mind and his girlfriend
Arlington Road ( visu )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Widowed when his FBI agent wife is killed by a right-wing group, college professor Michael Faraday becomes obsessed with the culture of these groups, especially when his new neighbors, the all-American Oliver and Cheryl Lang start acting suspiciously. With each twist the mystery deepens and the question looms: is Faraday just consumed by fear and driven by paranoia, or has a lethal conspiracy been born on Arlington Road?
Hoodwinked too! Hood vs. evil ( visu )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
"Red ... [is] training with a mysterious covert group called the Sisters of the Hood. But Red is forced to cut her training short when she gets an urgent call from Nicky Flippers..., the head of the super secret Happily Ever After Agency, aka the HEA. A wicked witch ... has abducted two innocent children, Hansel ... and Gretel..., and Nicky needs the whole Hoodwinked gang--Red, Granny..., the ever-clueless Wolf..., and his over-caffeinated little partner, Twitchy..., for the search and rescue mission"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Cusack, Joan
Cusack, Joan Mary.
Cusack, Joan Mary, 1962-
Cusak, Joan
Cusak, Joan, 1962-
Mallard, Abby 1962-
Languages
English (261)
Spanish (13)
French (10)
German (2)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Russian (1)
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