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Perkins, Elizabeth 1960-

Overview
Works: 182 works in 532 publications in 5 languages and 27,803 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Comedy films  Christmas films  Television adaptations  Pictorial works 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Elizabeth Perkins
Publications by Elizabeth Perkins
Most widely held works about Elizabeth Perkins
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Perkins
Finding Nemo by Albert Brooks( visu )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 3,540 libraries worldwide
The fretful Marlin and his young son Nemo, become separated from each other in the Great Barrier Reef. Nemo, a clown fish, is unexpectedly taken from his home and thrust into a fish tank in a dentist's office overlooking Sydney Harbor. Buoyed by the companionship of a friendly fish named Dory, Malin embarks on a dangerous trek and finds himself the unlikely hero
Big by Penny Marshall( visu )
60 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,832 libraries worldwide
A 12-year-old boy's wish comes true when he asks a mechanical carnival genie to make him 'big'. He manages to land a job at a toy company where he experiences the complications of being an adult
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman( visu )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,496 libraries worldwide
A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their humans are blissfully unaware of. The film follows Mr. Tinkle's (a cat) plan to destroy a new vaccine, that if developed, would eliminate all human allergies to dogs, and allow cats to rule the world. Lou, a beagle puppy accidentally becomes the dog-agent assigned to stop the cat plan
Must love dogs by Gary David Goldberg( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,116 libraries worldwide
A woman finds herself drafted into the battle of finding the perfect man in this romantic comedy
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( visu )
28 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,781 libraries worldwide
Remake of the 1947 movie in which Kris Kringle (Attenborough), while working at Macy's, encounters an unbelieving child (Wilson) and goes on trial to prove he is Santa
Hop by Tim Hill( visu )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,707 libraries worldwide
Blending animation with live action, Hop is the tale of Fred, an out-of-work slacker who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny and must take him in as he recovers. As Fred struggles with the world's worst houseguest, both will learn what it takes to finally grow up
The Flintstones by Brian Levant( visu )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
Cliff Vandercave & his accomplice plan a robbery but they need a stooge (Fred Flintstone) to take the rap. A sudden promotion (part of their scheme) puts Fred in the executive suite, while Barney's luck takes a turn for the worse. Will success spoil the Flintstones & destroy their friendship with the Rubbles? Will Vandercave have the last laugh?
Avalon ( visu )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
The story of several generations of a family, from the arrival of Jewish immigrant Sam Krichinsky in the suburb of Baltimore called Avalon, down through his children and grandchildren. The family goes from poverty to prosperity as the world changes around them, but their love and humor hold the family together
The ring two by Hideo Nakata( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
Six months after the frightening rampage and the cursed videotape that left so much death and terror, Rachel and her son start a new life in a small Oregon town. But when a crime scene includes an unmarked tape, she knows the violence has not ended
Weeds by Mary-Louise Parker( visu )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,010 libraries worldwide
After her husband's unexpected death and subsequent financial woes, suburban mom Nancy Botwin embraces a new profession: the neighborhood pot dealer. As it seems like everyone secretly wants what she's selling, even city councilman Doug Wilson, Nancy is faced with keeping her family life in check and her enterprise a secret from her best friend/PTA president, Celia Hodes
Speak ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
Melinda, a smart and spirited high school freshman, retreats into self-imposed silence after she is raped one night at a party. Eventually through her work in art class, she begins to reach out to others
Weeds ( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Nancy Botwin is a soccer mom who had to learn how to deal - pot, that is - after the death of her husband. Now, her business is a hit. But keeping up with the neighbors in this suburban utopia isn't easy. She is joined up with a few of her closest friends, and together they face life's ups and downs - because even in paradise, nobody's perfect
Weeds ( visu )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and French and held by 853 libraries worldwide
Nancy Botwin is a soccer mom who had to learn how to deal - pot, that is - after the death of her husband. Now, her business is a hit and she finds she may be in over her head
Weeds ( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 843 libraries worldwide
Last time we saw her, Nancy's business and house were going up in smoke. So the Botwin bunch has relocated near the border for a fresh start with some new buds
Weeds ( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Nancy is pregnant with the child of a powerful politician turned dangerous drug lord, or is she? Doug and Silas are trying to branch out on their own, Andy is looking to score, and Celia attempts to turn the tables on her kidnappers. With enemies out to smoke the Queen of Green, Nancy's sure to find a whole new crop of trouble
My sister's keeper ( visu )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Christine, a woman with schizophrenia, longs for independence but must rely on others for support. When their mother dies, her sister Judy becomes responsible for Christine's care
If these walls could talk ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
Set in different decades in the same house, these stories of three lesbian couples each reflect a specific concern. In 1961, Abby and Edith, two retired schoolteachers, lead a quiet life. Abby has a stroke and dies, and her nephew and his wife come for the funeral and to sort and sell Abby's things, unaware that she and Edith were a lifelong couple. In 1972, four college-age lesbians share the house. They have problems with the campus feminism group, and Linda is drawn to Amy a very butch lesbian who wears a men's clothing and drives a motorcycle. How can a feminist fall for a lesbian who acts like and dresses like a man? By 2000, long-term couple Fran and Kal want to have a child, and their quest leads from proposing sperm donation to a gay couple they know, to the horror of shopping for sperm on the Internet
Indian summer by Mike Binder( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 libraries worldwide
A heartwarming comedy about eight friends who reunite at their summer camp after twenty years
He said, she said ( visu )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and French and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Comedy about the co-hosts of a talk show who fall in love, and tell the story of their relationship. The first segment covers his side, and the second tells the story from her side
The doctor ( visu )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Story of a man who becomes an extraordinary surgeon once he experiences firsthand what it's like being on ordinary patient
 
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Languages
English (254)
French (13)
German (5)
Spanish (5)
Chinese (1)
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