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Janney, Allison

Overview
Works: 338 works in 626 publications in 4 languages and 28,476 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Pictorial works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Allison Janney
Publications by Allison Janney
Most widely held works about Allison Janney
 
Most widely held works by Allison Janney
Finding Nemo by Albert Brooks( visu )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 3,946 libraries worldwide
In the depths of the Great Barrier Reef, Marlin (Albert Brooks), an overly protective clownfish, embarks on a daring rescue mission when his beloved son, Nemo, gets scooped up by a diver. With his unforgettable friend Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) by his side, Marlin encounters an ocean full of memorable comedic characters on his momentous journey₇to find Nemo
The help by Emma Stone( visu )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,046 libraries worldwide
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer but turns her friends' lives and a small Mississippi town upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Juno by Jason Reitman( visu )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,997 libraries worldwide
Juno MacGuff is sixteen years-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. Initially she decides to have an abortion, but can't go through with it. So she decides to have the baby and give it up for adoption. The next step is to find prospective parents for the yet unborn child. In the Pennysaver ad section, Juno finds Mark and Vanessa Loring, a yuppie couple living in the suburbs. Juno likes the Lorings and of her own choosing, she enters into a closed adoption contract with the Lorings. During the second and third trimesters of Juno's pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships with her family, with Paulie, and with the Lorings develop
Over the hedge ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,325 libraries worldwide
Upon waking up after hibernation, a group of forest animals discover that a tall hedge has appeared out of nowhere, half their forest is gone, and they have little to no food left. Their leader Verne, a nervous turtle, suggests they must adapt. Newcomer RJ the raccoon gives them another option: go over the hedge and get food from the humans! The other forest animals quickly give in to RJ's blandishments, sneaking into the human world to get all the food they can grab. What they don't know is that RJ is actually in debt to Vincent, a huge, hungry bear. RJ has stolen all of Vincent's food, and Vincent has warned RJ that unless it's all back before the full moon, RJ will regret having stolen it, because then RJ takes its place!
The way way back by Liam James( visu )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
While fourteen year old Duncan is being dragged on a family trip with his mom and her overbearing boyfriend, he finds a gregarious friend at a local water park. The two form a powerful bond as Duncan learns to swim through the challenges of life, love, family and friendship, resulting in a vacation he'll never forget
Away we go by Sam Mendes( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
Burt and Verona are a loving couple. Burt has always wanted to marry Verona, but Verona resists, not seeing the point of the institution. Regardless, they are having a baby together and question their potential parenting abilities. They decide to move closer to Burt's parents so they can share the experience with the baby's grandparents. In Verona's sixth month, she and Burt learn that his parents are moving to Belgium the month before the baby is due. Being mobile people, Burt and Verona decide to move. As they want to share their new family experience with people that they love, they decide to take a trans-continental trip to meet with old friends and relatives. Most of them are married with children of their own, and Burt and Verona want to see where they would like to live and with whom they want to share the experience
A thousand words ( visu )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
Fast-talking Jack McCall says whatever it takes to close a deal. After stretching the truth with a spiritual guru, he suddenly finds his life depending on a magical tree with 1,000 leaves, one for every word he has left. Now Jack's got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he's a goner
American beauty by Sam Mendes( visu )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 849 libraries worldwide
An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Jack Stanton is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife, Susan. Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top
How to deal ( visu )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 811 libraries worldwide
Halley Martin faces her senior year in high school as her parents split up, her sister gets engaged, her grandmother moves in, and her best friend becomes pregnant. Even though Halley's problems seem big, she faces an even bigger challenge, learning "how to deal" with falling in love
Bad words ( visu )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Guy Trilby is a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of The Golden Quill national spelling bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. While reporter Jenny Widgeon attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor: awkward ten-year-old Chaitanya Chopra, who is completely unfazed by Guy's take-no-prisoners approach to life
The West Wing ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
Headed by President Josiah Bartlet, demonstrates that office politics are the same everywhere; things just have greater repercussions when your office happens to be the White House. Stories surround the President; his deputy communications director Sam Seaborn; his beleaguered press secretary, C.J. Cregg; the chief of staff, recovering boozehound Leo McGarry, who sacrifices his marriage to his career. Among the global crises Bartlet must finesse are a nuclear showdown between India and Pakistan, an American plane shot down by terrorists, and another downed U.S. plane in Iraq
Liberal arts ( visu )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
When Jesse, a 35-year-old New York college admissions adviser, is invited to his Midwestern alma mater to attend his favorite professor's retirement dinner, he quickly falls back in love with the university life. But when he meets 19-year-old student Zibby, the daughter of his professor's friends, he suddenly finds himself caught in a moral dilemma: does he pursue a relationship with this kindred spirit, or does he break her heart and return to the real world?
Margaret ( visu )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
[T]he story of a Manhattan teenager whose life is profoundly altered after witnessing a terrible accident."--Container
The West Wing ( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 649 libraries worldwide
This season chronicles the transition between the administration of President Bartlet and the race for the new presidency between Congressman Santos and Senator Vinick
Big night by Stanley Tucci( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
The story of two brothers whose Italian restaurant is on the verge of bankruptcy. Their only chance to save it is to risk everything they own on an extravagant feast for band leader Louis Prima. But their big night is complicated by a lovers' triangle, a sneaky restaurant rival, and the hilarious perfectionism of chef Primo
Life during wartime by Todd Solondz( visu )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
With her ex-husband Bill a convicted pedophile and in jail, Trish is happy to remarry and provide a normal father figure for her two sons, but when Bill is released, Trish and the boys must decide whether or not to forgive him
The oranges ( visu )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
The enduring friendship between the Walling and Ostroff families is tested when Nina, the prodigal Ostroff daughter, returns home for the holidays after a five-year absence and enters into an affair with David, head of the Walling family
"---first do no harm" by Jim Abrahams( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
The true story of one woman's struggle against a narrow-minded medical establishment when she learns that her young son has epilepsy
Touchy feely ( visu )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother's floundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his healing touch, turning both their professional & personal lives to unchartered turns
 
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Alternative Names
Janney, Allison Brooks
Janney, Allison Brooks 1960-
Languages
English (210)
Spanish (2)
German (2)
Polish (1)
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