WorldCat Identities

Herek, Stephen

Works: 213 works in 745 publications in 6 languages and 16,371 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Made-for-TV movies  Teen films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Director, fmd, Author, Performer, Film editor, Other, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stephen Herek
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

49 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith( Visual )

45 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A non-animated remake of Disney's puppy tale about the cruel Cruella de Vil who tries to capture Dalmatians Pongo and Perdy's puppies for a new fur coat
The Mighty Ducks by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slapped with a community service assignment, a tough trial lawyer must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win
Bill & Ted's excellent adventure by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screwball comedy about two high school students who face a difficult history exam. With the help of a time-traveling messenger they round up some historical heavyweights for their class project!
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

36 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three loyal swordsmen and an eager recruit battle enormous odds in their attempt to defeat an evil royal advisor and a seductive envoy plotting to overthrow the King of France
The great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilly Hopkins has seen more than her share of foster homes and has outwitted every family she has lived with. In an effort to escape her new foster mother Maime Trotter's endless loving care, Gilly concocts a plan that she believes will bring her mother running to her rescue. But when the ploy blows up in Gilly's face it threatens to ruin the only chance she's ever had to be part of a real family
Man of the house by Stephen Herek( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When five cheerleaders witness a murder it's up to tough-as-nails Texas ranger Lt. Roland Sharp to protect them from becoming the next murder victims
Dolly Parton's Coat of many colors( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"True story of Dolly Parton's rags-to-rhinestones upbringing in Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains. Meet the close-knit, hard working Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating loss and discover the healing powers of forgiveness, faith ... and one very special coat."--Container
Life or something like it by Stephen Herek( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lanie does puff pieces on the nightly news. Ready to take on the national news, her boss suggests she hone her skills with ace cameraman Pete. Her comfortable, shallow existence begins to change the moment she and Pete do a story on Prophet Jack, a soothsayer who spouts unusually accurate predictions to passers-by in exchange for spare change. He predicts that Lanie will not get her cushy promotion, in fact, he says she'll die within a week. When Jack's other prophecies start coming true, Lanie starts living each day as if it were her last
Rock star by Jolly Jumper (Grupo musical)( Visual )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rags to riches story of a wannabe musician who gets his break and becomes a rock star overnight, only to discover that being a superstar isn't everything it's cracked up to be
Don't tell Mom the babysitter's dead by Stephen Herek( Visual )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mom's on a trip, leaving her brood in the care of a babysitter ... who just died! Now the kids can have a summer full of fun - or can they?
Dolly Parton's Christmas of many colors : circle of love( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Parton clan is determined to scrape together enough money to buy their beloved Mama the wedding ring she's long waited for. But a fierce blizzard threatens to demolish their dream. While the family struggles to save their beloved homestead, an important person in little Dolly's life suggests that her amazing voice and musical gifts may be destined for something far beyond Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains
Picture this by Stephen Herek( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandy has been invited to the biggest party of the year by the most popular boy in school, but she's grounded. Her father allows her to go study with friends, but insists on checking in every half hour by video cell phone. Can she and her friends devise a way to attend the party under these conditions?
Holy man by Stephen Herek( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a home shopping channel needs a miracle to lift their lousy ratings, an outrageous inspirational guru turns out to be the sales-boosting savior they're looking for
Dead like me( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When George and her colleagues get a new head grim reaper, his focus is on moving souls quickly and enjoying life without consequences. The team begins to break the strict rules. While her friends fall victim to their desires for money, success, and fame, George breaks another rule by revealing her true identity to her living family. The reaper struggles with the roles on Earth, and each finds that death can be just as complicated as it can be in life
Critters by Dee Wallace Stone( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carnivorous aliens that resemble furballs with teeth invade Earth, and only a duo of bounty hunters, and a family of farmers, can stop them
The chaperone( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Bradstone has been released from prison after serving seven years for driving the get-away car in an attempted bank heist. Rehabilitated, Ray only wants to win back the respect and love of his fifteen-year-old daughter. His first opportunity comes when he's asked to be a chaperone on a weekend-long school trip with Sally's class. However, when characters from Ray's criminal past show up, Ray will do whatever it takes to fend them off and keep his daughter and her class out of harm's way
The cutting edge : fire and ice( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alejandra 'Alex' Delgado retires from pairs skating only to be lured back by the smoldering bad boy speed skater James Van Behr. But as the practices get more intense, so does their relationship off the ice, which may derail their championship dreams
The Mighty Ducks : D2: mighty ducks( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of films about a lawyer turned coach of a peewee hockey team
Into the blue 2 : the reef( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ride the wave of extreme ocean adventure as the movie tells the white-knuckle tale of scuba divers Sebastion and Dani, a sexy couple thrown into precarious waters when they are promised big money in exchange for leading dives along a treacherous Hawaiian reef
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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.09 for Man of the ... to 0.26 for Into the b ...)

Man of the house
101 DalmatiansThe Mighty DucksMan of the houseDon't tell Mom the babysitter's deadHoly man
Alternative Names
Herek, Stephen R. 1958-

Herek, Steven 1958-

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Stephen Herek Amerikaans filmregisseur

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Stephen Herek réalisateur américain

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Stephen Herek reżyser amerykański

Stephen Herek US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

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헤렉, 스티븐 1958-