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Murphy, Eddie 1961-

Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Eddie Murphy
Shrek by Andrew Adamson( Visual )

107 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 5,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess from a dragon and the tyrannical Lord Farquaad
Shrek 2 by Andrew Adamson( Visual )

66 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shrek and Princess Fiona are married now and her parents have a problem accepting the ogre as a son-in-law
Dreamgirls by Bill Condon( Visual )

50 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dreams
Shrek the third by Chris Miller( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 2,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Fiona's father, the King of Far Far Away, passes away, the clumsy Shrek becomes the immediate successor of the throne. However, Shrek decides to find the legitimate heir, Artie, who lives in a distant kingdom. Along with his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots, Shrek returns to his beloved house in the swamp with the pregnant Fiona. Whilst Shrek and his friends are gone, Prince Charming brings together all the evil fairy tale creatures in an attempt to take over the kingdom as the new king
Mulan by Barry Cook( Visual )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mulan's aging father is drafted into the Imperial army to fight the invading Hun army, she disguises herself as a soldier and takes his place. Mulan's hilarious guardian dragon and lucky cricket are not enough to help her defeat the ruthless Hun leader; only by staying true to herself will she bring victory to her country and honor to her family
Shrek forever after the final chapter by Mike Mitchell( Visual )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Longing for the days when he was a 'real ogre, ' Shrek signs a deal with Rumpelstiltskin to get his roar back, but turns his world upside down in the process. Donkey suddenly can't remember his best friend, Fiona is now a tough warrior princess, and Puss in Boots is one fat cat! Together, they have just 24 hours to reverse the contract and restore happily forever after
The haunted mansion by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Evers is a real estate agent whose latest project is to find a buyer for a huge but dilapidated old house in New Orleans. However, when Evers and his family visit the property before their family vacation, he discovers it's already inhabited by 999 ghosts, none of whom are interested in sharing the space. As the spirits make their displeasure known, Evers and his family, with the help of an eccentric medium named Madame Leota, try to get the ghosts to leave
Tower heist by Ben Stiller( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queens native Josh Kovacs has managed one of the most luxurious and well-secured residences in New York City for more than a decade. Under his watchful eye, nothing goes undetected. In the swankiest unit atop Josh's building, Wall Street titan Arthur Shaw is under house arrest after being caught stealing two billion from his investors. The hardest hit among those he defrauded? The tower staffers whose pensions he was entrusted to manage
Dr. Dolittle by Betty Thomas( Visual )

50 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor finds out he can understand what animals are saying. When the animals find out, his world is turned upside down
Dr. Dolittle 2 by Steven Carr( Visual )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Dr. Dolittle plays Cupid to a bumbling circus bear to help a group of forest creatures save their habitat. With the aid of his mangy, madcap animal friends, Dolittle must teach this overgrown teddy the ways of true romance in time to save his species and his home!"--Container
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )

43 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Axel Foley is a brash, street smart Detroit detective who follows the trail of a friend's murderer to the posh surroundings of Beverly Hills. And before Axel gets his man, he gets up to his neck in an international network of smugglers and drug peddlers
Trading places by John Landis( Visual )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rich Duke Brothers wager on whether a born loser like Billy Ray Valentine, a hustler from the ghetto, can become as successful as Winthorpe, a wealthy investment executive, if put in the proper environment--and would a prig like Winthorpe turn to a life of crime if he were to lose it all
Daddy day care by Eddie Murphy( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious children's academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business
Coming to America by Shari Headley( Visual )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food restaurant
Shrek the halls( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course in the holiday. But just when he thinks he has everything for their quiet family Christmas just right, Donkey, Puss in Boots, Gingy and the rest of the gang decide to crash the party
The nutty professor by Jerry Lewis( Visual )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy stars as a shy, kind, brilliant "calorically challenged" genetics professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, the professor grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and win her heart
A thousand words( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member 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.--Container
Dreamgirls music from the motion picture by Henry Krieger( Recording )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"*** Out of five."--Rolling Stone
Imagine that( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly competitive financial executive finds his career is quickly rolling downhill after he loses confidence in his abilities. When his 7-year-old daughter invites him into her fantasy world, he may find the solutions to all of his problems waiting for him. As father and daughter embark on a whirlwind journey of comic proportions, they are about to discover that sometimes all you need is a little imagination and a lot of love
Bowfinger by Frank Oz( Visual )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Jiff Ramsey, brother to Hollywood's biggest star, Hollywood's least successful director stops at nothing to get him into his latest low-budget film
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Audience level: 0.12 (from 0.07 for Shrek fore ... to 0.94 for Eddie Murp ...)

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Braughton, Fred 1961-

Eddi Mrfi

Eddie Murphy acteur

Eddie Murphy acteur, comique et chanteur amricain

Eddie Murphy actor, director, cantante y humorista estadounidense

Eddie Murphy aktor amerykański

Eddie Murphy Americki glumac

Eddie Murphy amerikai sznsz

Eddie Murphy attore, comico e doppiatore statunitense

Eddie Murphy US-amerikanischer Snger, Schauspieler und Stand-up-Comedian

Eddie MURPHY usona ŝercisto kaj aktoro

Edijs Mērfijs

Murphy, E. 1961-

Murphy, E. (Eddie), 1961-

Murphy, Eddie

Murphy Eddy 1961-....

Murphy, Edward R. 1961-

Murphy, Edward Regan.

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