WorldCat Identities

Shaye, Lin 1944-

Overview
Works: 42 works in 123 publications in 4 languages and 5,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Romantic comedy films  Road films  Ghost films  Christmas films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lin Shaye
There's something about Mary by Bobby Farrelly( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1985, teen-nerd Ted challenges a high-schooler who's bullying retarded Warren. His concern prompts Warren's sister, the dazzling and desirable Mary to choose Ted as her senior prom date, but the date never happens. Thirteen years later Ted hires Pat to locate Mary, and the private investigator finds her in Miami. Pat claims to be a Harvard-educated architect and Mary falls in love with him. Meanwhile, Ted learns the truth but continues to encounter offbeat obstacles as he accelerates to Miami in hopes of finding happiness with his true love
Insidious by James Wan( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world
Insidious( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new chapter in the terrifying horror series is a chilling prequel, set before the haunting of the Lambert family, reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity
Hester Street by Joan Micklin Silver( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young Jewish woman comes to America in the 1890s and discovers that her husband has given up the ways of the old country, gotten a new girlfriend, and started a new life"--Container
Boat trip by Cuba Gooding( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry and Nick are two best buddies whose love lives have hit rock bottom. Especially Jerry, whose girlfriend has turned down his marriage proposal. To escape their troubles and find women, they book a trip on board a cruise ship. Nick offends the travel agent and as a trick the two get booked on a gay cruise
Take me home( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cabbie Thom Colvin isn't having a good day, and neither is Claire Barrow. When she hops into his cab and tells him to take her to California, their journey winding across America becomes the adventure of their lifetimes
Detroit Rock City( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1978: bell-bottoms, day-glo, lava lamps and rock-n-roll define the generation. Join Hawk and his three best friends as they head out to pay their respects to the kings of rock, KISS
Insidious( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The haunted Lambert family ... seek to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. They must rely on familiar allies to exile the demons that follow them and unearth the secret before the evil continues its deadly rampage"--Container
Man of the year( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill is the guest of honor as the "man of the year". A very successful head of a large energy firm, he is a man with many dark secrets. His best friend, Stuart, hosts the party at his ritzy ultra modern Hollywood Hills home. During the course of the night, secrets will be revealed, trusts will be broken and relationships will change forever. Join them their wives, their lovers, their friends, and their enemies for a night they'll never forget as the guests discover that Bill is not the man they thought he was and his carefully constructed life begins to crumble like a house of cards
Hate crime( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nice guy accountant Robbie lives an idyllic life with his partner Trey in a quiet suburban neighborhood. But when a venomous neighbor moves in and starts harassing them, hate sparks violence. Recipient of the Best Feature Award at the Outtakes Dallas and Sedona International film festivals, Hate crime features a brilliant cast including Seth Peterson as Robbie, Lin Shaye and Golden Globe winners Susan Blakely and Bruce Davison. A provocative thriller, Hate crime delves deep into intolerance, challenging audiences to question their own prejudices as they witness the heartbreaking consequences of hate and a family's painful quest for retribution
The signal by William Eubank( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nic, his girlfriend, Haley, and his buddy, Jonah, take a detour from an idyllic cross-country road trip when they are contacted by a mysterious hacker who has gained entry into MIT's secured network"--Container
Say it isn't so!( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boy meets girl. Boy loves girl. Boy discovers girl may be his sister. To make matters worse, by the time he discovers "it isn't so," he has precious little time to stop the woman of his dreams from marrying another man
Grace : the possession( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story about a naive, beautiful, virginal college freshman trying to deal with campus culture and her outgoing new roommate. But when a terror takes over her body and unleashes chaos, Grace returns to the cold clutches of her severe grandmother and the strict rules of the church. Haunted by the horrific death of her mother and deeply ingrained, destructive urges, she must stop the demon inside before it's too late
Dead end( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's Christmas Eve and like every year, the Harringtons take a trip to their in-laws to celebrate the holidays. Taking an unfamiliar shortcut, Mr. Harrington makes the biggest mistake of his life, leading his family down a terror-filled road with no end."
Ouija( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of friends release a dark power when they use a ouija board to investigate a girl's mysterious death
All American Christmas carol( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy, who lives in a trailer court, is visited by three ghosts intent on showing her a path to a brighter future
Contagion( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 21st century, terrorists have developed a new way to strike: disease. The first victim of the deadly Level Four Ebola virus is the President of the United States. The virus is extremely contagious and is spreading fast. If a cure can't be found the only chance for saving the world is to destroy the hospital and town where the victims, including the President are currently located
Snoop Dogg's hood of horror by Stacy Title( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modeled after Tales from the crypt, Snoop Dogg is the Cripkeeper, hosting three horror stories in which the actions of the residents of an inner city neighborhood determine their fate in the afterlife
Two thousand and one maniacs by Tim Sullivan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Southern residents of Pleasant Valley take their cannibalistic Guts 'N Glory Jamboree on the road to Iowa where they encounter spoiled Northern heiresses Rome and Tina Sheraton and the cast and crew of their 'Road Rascals' reality show. Performing 'The Bloodiest Show on Earth, ' our Southern Maniacs prove to be more than ratings killers"--Container
Chronic town( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truman Korovin is a lonely, sharp-witted cab driver in Fairbanks, Alaska, 1980. The usual routine of picking up fares and spending his nights at his favorite bar, the Boatel, is disrupted when his girlfriend, Emily, dumps him on one of the coldest nights of the year. After an acid trip, Truman winds up in the local loony bin. Imprisoned in a grueling therapy group, Truman gets re-acquainted with loonies who are his old cab fares, which includes a local stripper he has insulted more than once
 
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Lin Shaye actrice américaine

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Linda Shaye

Shaye, Linda 1944-

Shaye, Linda wirkl. Name 1944-

Лин Шэй

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