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Cusack, Joan 1962-

Overview
Works: 277 works in 759 publications in 8 languages and 53,340 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Film sequels  Humor  Film and video adaptations  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Author, 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 )
24 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,885 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 )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,407 libraries worldwide
While Andy is away at summer camp, Woody is toynapped by Al, a greedy collector. Buzz Lightyear, Mr. Potato Head, Hamm, Rex and Slinky Dog spring into action in a thrilling and hilarious rescue mission
School of rock by Richard Linklater( visu )
40 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,159 libraries worldwide
A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band
My sister's keeper by Cameron Diaz( visu )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,006 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 by Disney( visu )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,935 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 1,854 libraries worldwide
Chicken Little causes widespread panic about the sky falling but townspeople think it was just an acorn hitting him on the head. When 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
Kit Kittredge an American girl by Valerie Tripp( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
Kit is a young girl living in Cincinnati, Ohio, during the struggles of the Great Depression. She enlists the help of her friends to solve a robbery that took place in her home that threatens to put her family's house into foreclosure. Her father leaves town to look for work and her mother takes in borders to make ends meet
Runaway bride by Julia Roberts( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 1,793 libraries worldwide
Julia Roberts plays a small-town girl famous for leaving grooms at the altar. Richard Gere is a cynical big-city newspaper columnist eager to write a tell-all story about her. But the more he learns, the more he finds he's falling in love. A down-and-out big-city reporter (Richard Gere), in a last-ditch effort to save his tarnished career, chases a scoop on a mercurial, small-town girl (Julia Roberts) known as the Runaway Bride, due to her habit of leaving her grooms-to-be on the alter. Director Marshall once again directs the stars who made his PRETTY WOMAN a worldwide smash in 1990
The perks of being a wallflower by Logan Lerman( visu )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,726 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
High fidelity by Stephen Frears( visu )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,658 libraries worldwide
Rob Gordon's record store is failing, and his long-time girlfriend has just walked out on him. To figure out where things went wrong and why he can't commit, he examines his past relationships with other women
Confessions of a shopaholic by Jerry Bruckheimer( visu )
17 editions published in 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,572 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 by G. J Marshall( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,523 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 )
16 editions published in 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,523 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 planet and taking on the alien nation and their leader
It's a very merry Muppet Christmas movie by Tom Martin( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,340 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 by Menno Meyjes( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,224 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 1,183 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 1,165 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 )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,153 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 by Mark Pellington( visu )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,094 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 thise groups--expecially when his new neighbors, the all-American Oliver and Cheryl Lang, start acting suspiciously
In & out by Frank Oz( visu )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
When a former student tells the world that a high school teacher is gay, the man tries hard to assert his manliness
 
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Cusack, Joan
Cusack, Joan Mary.
Cusack, Joan Mary 1962-
Cusak, Joan
Cusak, Joan 1962-
Mallard, Abby 1962-
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