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DeVito, Danny

Works: 554 works in 1,820 publications in 7 languages and 70,179 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Director, Performer, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Singer, Artist, Vocalist, Film editor, Creator, Narrator, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Danny DeVito
Most widely held works by Danny DeVito
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
38 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young mother in desperate need of a job begins to work as a paralegal and stumbles across a toxic situation in groundwater which develops into a monumental lawsuit against a giant corporation
Matilda by Danny DeVito ( Visual )
81 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matilda is a super-smart little girl who's woefully misunderstood by her parents, her brother and an evil school principal, but with the help of a brave best friend and a wonderful teacher, Matilda discovers she doesn't have to get mad to get even
L.A. confidential by Curtis Hanson ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slaying of the patrons at an all-night diner. A lush tribute to tough film-noir crime films
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mots-clés : école ; jeune ; pédagogie ; violence ; Etats-Unis
Hercules by John Musker ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animated, musical adaptation of the story of Hercules
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection. Vincent is an "In-Valid," who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. With a relentless investigator in pursuit and the colleague he has fallen in love with beginning to suspect his deception, Vincent's dreams steadily unravel
The Lorax by Seuss ( Visual )
28 editions published in 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a place where the brown Bar-ba-loots frisk and the Humming-Fish splash around, you will find the Lorax. The Lorax speaks of the trees, which the Once-ler is chopping down as fast as he pleases. Will the Once-ler change his destructive ways and heed the wise warnings of the Lorax? Includes bonus features
Big fish by Tim Burton ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster, so when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down and out filmmaker Harry Zimm, he talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Everything would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it were't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone
Terms of endearment by James L Brooks ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the rocky and passionate relationship between a mother and daughter from birth to death
Along came Polly by John Hamburg ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reuben Feffer, a professional risk assessor, is not one to ever take chances in any aspect of his life. But when his new bride Lisa leaves him for French scuba instructor Claude on their honeymoon, he finally decides to take a risk of his own. At a party, he meets free-spirited Polly, whom he remembers from the seventh grade. Unlike the control-freak Reuben, she's spent her life living on the edge. They reluctantly begin a romance and Polly introduces him to a new world of spicy food and what it means to really take a chance
The rainmaker by John Grisham ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rudy is a young lawyer fresh out of college who takes the case of his life. He is the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. Rudy takes on this client in his first case after the head of his law office has to hide because he's wanted by the feds. He must overcome many obstacles inside and outside the courtroom as he attempts to find out what it means to be a lawyer and how far you have to go before you become a sell-out
One flew over the cuckoo's nest by Miloš Forman ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the adventures of a free-spirited mental ward inmate whose rebelliousness pits him against the repressive head nurse, and whose charm wins him the loyalty of his fellow inmates
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Romancing the stone by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romance writer sets off to Colombia to pay the ransom of her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure. Thrown into a jungle full of gunfire, mud slides and poisonous snakes, Joan's only hope lies with Jack Colton, a rugged wanderer straight out of her novels. Together, they'll have to outwit the bandits and survive the jungle if they're to save her sister
Batman by Tim Burton ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces a warped and deformed individual known as Penguin, who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society. Crooked businessman Max Schreck is coerced into helping Peguin become Mayor of Gotham and they both attempt to expose Batman in a different light. However, earlier, Selina Kyle, Max's secretary, is thrown from the top of a building and is transformed into Catwoman. Batman must attempt to clear his name, while deciding just what must be done with the Catwoman
The war of the Roses by Danny DeVito ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deliriously mean-spirited free-for-all about the demise of a marriage
When in Rome ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambitious young New Yorker, disillusioned with romance, takes a whirlwind trip to Rome, where she defiantly plucks magic coins from a fountain of love, inexplicably igniting the passion of an odd group of suitors: a sausage magnate, a street magician, an adoring painter, and a self-admiring model. But when a charming reporter pursues her with equal zest, how will she know if his love is the real thing?
The jewel of the Nile by Lewis Teague ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sequel to 'Romancing the Stone' in which Joan and Jack part ways, but Jack soon thinks she might be in trouble, and goes to rescue her
Solitary man by Brian Koppelman ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Kalmen, a fifty-something New Yorker, discovers that he is not the man he wanted to be. Through many business and romantic indiscretions he has lost his once successful car dealership. Now he must make the decision to face the challenges of his not so youthful life
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De Vito, Danny.
De Vito, Danny 1944-
DeVito, Daniel Michael 1944-
DeVito, Danny
DeVito, Danny Michael 1944-
Vito, Danny de
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English (468)
Spanish (42)
French (25)
German (17)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (3)
Dutch (1)