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Adams, Amy

Overview
Works: 111 works in 647 publications in 8 languages and 45,521 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Comedy films  Video recordings‡vfor people with visual disabilities  Crime films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Amy Adams
Publications by Amy Adams
Most widely held works about Amy Adams
 
Most widely held works by Amy Adams
Enchanted by Kevin Lima( visu )
35 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,986 libraries worldwide
The beautiful princess Giselle is banished from the animated land of Andalasia by the evil queen. She finds herself in the gritty streets of the real, modern-day Manhattan
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( visu )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 2,940 libraries worldwide
Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron( visu )
32 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,792 libraries worldwide
Julie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it. As Julie begns to find her groove as a cook, and her voice as a writer, the project takes on a life of its own. The project provides the struggling young woman with her life's purpose, to her very pleasant surprise. Julia Child has an amazing love affair with her dashing husband, Paul, all while embracing life and French food. Julie lovingly celebrates the life of one of American food's most influential and beloved figureheads
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,496 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson during the early 1980s, this tells how a congressman who loved a good time, one Houston socialite who loved a good cause and one renegade CIA agent who loved a good fight conspired to bring about the largest covert operation in history
The fighter by Mark Wahlberg( visu )
34 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,430 libraries worldwide
Once upon a time, Dicky Eklund was known as the pride of Lowell, Massachusetts. There isn't a person in Lowell who doesn't know about the time that Dicky knocked down the great Sugar Ray Leonard. By the early 1990s, Dicky's crack addiction has soured everything, although he dreams of making a comeback. The real contender is his half-brother Micky Ward. 31-year-old Micky is an unassuming nice guy, long regarded as little more than a stepping-stone for rising fighters, but with undeniable potential. Between his controlling mom Alice, who manages his career, his crack head trainer brother, and a Greek chorus of seven sisters, Micky doesn't have a chance. Until his tough-chick bartender girlfriend Charlene gives him the confidence and support to consider a different course. But his success comes at a cost--as he must leave his family behind in the process
American hustle by David O Russell( visu )
27 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,395 libraries worldwide
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle is the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down
Doubt by John Patrick Shanley( visu )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,375 libraries worldwide
1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. Father Flynn is a charismatic priest who is trying to upend the schools' strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier. The Sister is the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. With the winds of political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. But when Sister James shares with Sister Aloysius her suspicion that Father Flynn is paying too much personal attention to Donald, Sister Aloysius sets off on a personal crusade to unearth the truth and to expunge Flynn from the school. Now, without any proof, besides her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius locks into a battle of wills with Father Flynn. This threatens to tear apart the community with its irrevocable consequence
Man of steel by Henry Cavill( visu )
42 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 2,345 libraries worldwide
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind
The Muppets ( visu )
26 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,237 libraries worldwide
While on vacation in Los Angeles, Walter and his friends try to raise ten million dollars to save the Muppet Theater from Tex Richman, a business man who wants to demolish the theater in order to drill for oil
Her by Spike Jonze( visu )
33 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,093 libraries worldwide
Set in Los Angeles in the slight future, Theodore, a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive and unique entity in its own right. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet "Samantha", a bright, female voice who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow, in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other
The master by Paul Thomas Anderson( visu )
38 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,817 libraries worldwide
In post-World War II America, a naval veteran arrives home unsettled and uncertain of his future, until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader
Trouble with the curve ( visu )
26 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,787 libraries worldwide
Gus Lobel has been one of the best scouts in baseball for decades, but, despite his efforts to hide it, age is starting to catch up with him. Nevertheless, Gus-who can tell a pitch just by the crack of the bat-refuses to be benched for what may be the final innings of his career. The one person who might be able to help is also the one person Gus would never ask: his daughter, Mickie, an associate at a high-powered Atlanta law firm
Miss Pettigrew lives for a day by Amy Adams( visu )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,664 libraries worldwide
In 1939 London, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew is a middle-aged governess who finds herself once again unfairly dismissed from her job. Now she must seize the day if she wants a job. She does this by intercepting an employment assignment outside of her comfort level as social secretary. Arriving at a penthouse apartment for the interview, Miss Pettigrew is catapulted into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse. Suddenly, Miss Pettigrew finds herself swept into the world of high society. Within hours she is living it up. Taking the social secretary designation to heart, she tries to help her new friend Delysia navigate both a love life and career. This is complicated by the three men in Delysias life: devoted pianist Michael, intimidating nightclub owner Nick, and impressionable junior impresario Phil. Miss Pettigrew herself is unexpectedly drawn to the gallant Joe, a successful designer who is tenuously engaged to haughty fashion maven Edythe - the one person who senses that the new social secretary may be out of her element and schemes to undermine her. Over the next 24 hours, Guinevere and Delysia will empower each other to discover their romantic destinies
The wedding date by Clare Kilner( visu )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,616 libraries worldwide
Kat Ellis hires a male escort to pose as her boyfriend while attending her sister's wedding
Sunshine Cleaning by Christine Jeffs( visu )
31 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
Rose Lorkowski is a single mother attempting to support her son Oscar and her unreliable sister Norah. She works a mundane job as a maid. Once the head cheerleader in school with plenty of prospects, Rose now has little to show for her life. She still sees the former head football player, but it is little more than a despondent affair. When Oscar is expelled from public school, Rose takes a job as a bio-hazard crime-scene cleaner to help pay for a private education. She brings Norah on to help in her steadily growing business. As the sisters work to clean up the messes left behind by the chaotic lives of others, they must learn to reconcile their own differences and overcome a troubled past if they hope to prosper in their newfound venture
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller( visu )
16 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
When the Museum of Natural History is closed for renovations, the museum pieces are moved into federal storage at the famous Smithsonian Institution. It houses the world's largest museum complex with more than 136 million items in its collections. These range from the plane Amelia Earhart flew on her non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic and Al Capone's rap sheet and mug shot to Dorothy's ruby slippers. From Fonzie's leather jacket to Archie Bunker's lounge chair. After stealing a security guard's ID badge, Larry Daley slips into the Archives of the Smithsonian, where Kahmunrah, an evil Pharaoh, comes to life with the reestablishing of The Tablet as a magical force in the museum. It brings the old exhibits and new exhibits to life, and in conflict with each other. Larry enlists the help of Amelia Earheart
Underdog by Jason Lee( visu )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,554 libraries worldwide
After a lab accident, an ordinary beagle finds himself with super powers and a quest to save Capital City from the evil Dr. Simon Barsinister
Leap year by Anand Tucker( visu )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
When Anna's four-year anniversary to her boyfriend passes without an engagement ring, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, Anna follows Jeremy to Dublin to propose to him. But after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of Declan, a handsome and carefree local man, to get her across the country. Along the way, they discover that the road to love can take you to very unexpected places
Junebug by Phil Morrison( visu )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,225 libraries worldwide
Junebug is a deceptively simple, deeply resonant story about the inherent loneliness of family, embracing the texture of a world the movies rarely visit. Three years have passed since George has been home, and he is bringing his bride, Chicago art dealer Madeleine. His family--father Eugene, mother Peg, brother Johnny and sister-in-law Ashley--await them with a mixture of excitement, anxiety, and dread. Junebug sounds a paean to yearning, alienation, and endless hope, in the face of the enormous distances that can divide two people, separated by two ways of life
Serving Sara ( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
A process server crosses the path of a wealthy entrepreneur whose husband wants to help himself to her hard-earned fortune
 
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Adams, Amy Lou.
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