WorldCat Identities

Herek, Stephen

Works: 193 works in 566 publications in 6 languages and 13,939 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Animated films  Motion pictures  Fantasy films  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stephen Herek
Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,634 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 Walt Disney( Visual )

47 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,850 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( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,423 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
The three musketeers by Richard Lester( Visual )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dumas' adventure story of the young D'Artagnan and his fellow swordsmen at the court of King Louis XIII
Bill & Ted's excellent adventure( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,099 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!
Man of the house by Stephen Herek( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 885 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 )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 818 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 )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 621 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
Picture this by Stephen Herek( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 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 )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 408 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?
Holy man by Stephen Herek( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 363 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 )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 322 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 )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 252 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 )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 237 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 202 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 102 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 )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 100 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 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of films about a lawyer turned coach of a peewee hockey team
Los campeones The mighty ducks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El tenaz abogado litigante Gordon Bombay nunca pierde. Pero cuando se le es "encomendada" una mision de servicio communitario, le corresponde entrenar un equipo inservible de jugadores de hockey de pequenas ligas que no anota puntos ni puede ganar
Coming attractions the history of the movie trailer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 51 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 ralisateur amricain

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


101 DalmatiansMan of the houseDon't tell Mom the babysitter's deadHoly manLos campeones The mighty ducks