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Herek, Stephen

Overview
Works: 158 works in 588 publications in 11 languages and 13,964 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Fiction  History 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephen Herek
Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

58 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,653 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 Stephen Herek( Visual )

59 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,863 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 three musketeers by Walt Disney( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,343 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
Bill & Ted's excellent adventure( Visual )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill and Ted spent so much time forming their rock band, that they're flunking history. A guardian angel from the future, Rufus comes to them with a time traveling phone booth to take them in to the past to learn from history's most influential people. The journey turns out to be a blast, but will they learn enough to pass their class
The Mighty Ducks by Stephen Herek( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 955 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
Man of the house by Stephen Herek( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas Ranger Roland Sharp is assigned to protect the only witnesses to the murder of a key figure in the prosecution of a drug kingpin -- a group of University of Texas cheerleaders. Sharp must now go undercover as an assistant cheerleading coach and move in with the young women. They get him to loosen up a little and even help him to patch things up with his neglected daughter
Life or something like it by Stephen Herek( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 820 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 Stephen Herek( Visual )

32 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 634 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
D2 the Mighty Ducks by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 542 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
Picture this by Stephen Herek( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 424 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?
Don't tell Mom the babysitter's dead by Stephen Herek( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their mother takes a trip to Australia, five children are left with an elderly tyrant who keels over dead the first night, opening up the possibility of a carefree summer--as long as they can keep Mom from finding out the babysitter is dead
Holy man by Stephen Herek( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stressed-out senior executive at the Good Buy home shopping channel, Ricky Hayman is praying for a miracle that will life the network's lousy ratings and save his job. Then, from out of nowhere, "G" walks into his life!
Dead like me( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 370 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horrific story of carnivorous aliens who come to Earth in a feeding frenzy for human flesh
The chaperone( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 236 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 )

2 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
Disney's 102 dalmatians 2-pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

101 dalmatians: Dalmatians Pongo and Perdita settle into their owners' flat in London to become proud parents of 15 precocious pups. It's one big happy dog family until the evil Cruella De Vil kidnaps the puppies, along with every other Dalmatian in the city. It's up to Pongo and Perdita to unite the entire animal population in a mission to help the courageous pups outsmart their captor. 102 dalmatians: Stars Oddball, the spotless dalmatian puppy on a search for her rightful spots and Waddlesworth, the wisecracking, delusional macaw who thinks he's a rottweiler. This duo leads a posse of puppies on a mission to outfox the wildly wicked Cruella De Vil
Into the blue 2 the reef( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 102 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
The Mighty Ducks D2: mighty ducks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of films about a lawyer turned coach of a peewee hockey team
Coming attractions the history of the movie trailer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on interviews with trailer makers, film editors, copywriters, directors, marketing executives and scholars of the industry, this documentary examines the historical development, cultural resonance and economic importance of motion picture trailer making. Divided into two parts, the first deals with the development of movie advertising from the days of Edison through the late '50s. The second half deals with the reinvention of the trailer along with the introduction of nonlinear digital editing, then concludes with a brief primer on how trailers are made. Includes a vast array of coming attractions dating back to the silent era
 
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Mr. Holland's opus
Alternative Names
Herek, Stephen R. 1958-

Herek, Steven 1958-

Stephen Derek

Stephen Herek Amerikaans filmregisseur

Stephen Herek réalisateur américain

Stephen Herek regista statunitense

Stephen Herek reżyser amerykański

Stephen Herek US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Стивен Херек

Стивън Херек

استیون هرک فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

헤렉, 스티븐 1958-

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101 DalmatiansThe Mighty DucksMan of the houseDon't tell Mom the babysitter's deadHoly man