Most widely held works about Dennis Dugan
Most widely held works by Dennis Dugan
Grown ups ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
Five friends and former teammates reunite on the Fourth of July weekend to honor the passing of their former high school basketball coach.
Big daddy ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
Thirty-two-year-old Sonny Koufax has spent his whole life avoiding responsibility. But when his girlfriend dumps him for an older man, he's got to find a way to prove he's ready to grow up. In a desperate last-ditch effort, Sonny adopts five-year-old Julian to impress her. She's not impressed and he can't return the kid.
Just go with it ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
A plastic surgeon who is romancing a much younger schoolteacher enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon-to-be ex-wife in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all their lives.
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,068 libraries worldwide
Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. But when an overzealous bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple's arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a charade of domestic bliss. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure the well-intentioned con men discover that sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family.
You don't mess with the Zohan ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
Zohan Dvir is an ex-commando, Mossad agent who decides to fake his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist. He romances his clients by giving them extra 'special services' in the back room of the beauty shop he works in. However, he is eventually recognized, and risks losing his newfound life and career.
Happy Gilmore ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
Although Happy dreams of becoming a professional hockey player, he discovers that his hockey slap shot translates to an astonishing 400 yard tee shot. So when his grandmother loses her home to the IRS, Happy decides to earn the house back by joining the pro golf tour, bringing his ferocious temper and outlandish antics to the well-tended fairways. Before long, Happy is a media sensation, attracting crowds and news cameras wherever he goes. But Happy's bitter rival has his own plans for the golf superstar, resulting in a riotous, laugh-filled confrontation on the links.
The new adventures of Pippi Longstocking ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and German and held by 973 libraries worldwide
While Pippi is sailing with her sea captain father, she is suddenly washed overboard and lost in a fierce storm. Pippi eventually drifts ashore to a small coastal town where she sets up house in an ancient vacated mansion. There, with her horse and monkey, Pippi begins a new life without any adult supervision.
The benchwarmers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
Three guys spent their youth bearing the wrath of schoolyard bullies. They weren't tall, cool, and athletic, so they often got picked on by those who were. But when Gus convinces his two friends Richie and Clark to take some batting practice on a nearby Little League baseball field for old times sake, the three end up challenging a team of eleven-year-olds for the right to play on the field. Gus, often picked on because he was short, is nonetheless a stellar ballplayer, and he single-handedly defeats the other team. When word gets out, neighborhood billionaire Mel decides to bankroll a cross-state tour for "The Benchwarmers" where they'll challenge the meanest little league teams around, with the eventual winner taking possession of a brand-new, state-of-the-art Little League field. Mel, once a benchwarmer himself, hopes The Benchwarmers can give his own son and nerds everywhere hope for redemption as the victories pile up and the fame of the players spreads through chatrooms and podcasts everywhere.
National security ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 576 libraries worldwide
L.A.P.D. reject and major troublemaker, Earl, ends up getting L.A. police officer, Hank, kicked off the force for brutality. Now, these two guys, who can't stand each other, are stuck working together as lowly security guards. They play cops to bring down a smuggling ring - if they can stay alive and stay one step ahead of the real cops.
Saving Silverman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Darren Silverman is a guy who gets himself into a new relationship with a hottie, who is messing up a long lasting friendship between Darren and his two buddies. The buddies then decide that they need to "help" Darren with his girlfriend -- by kidnapping her and re-introducing Darren to an old high school sweetheart who is headed toward a convent life.
The howling ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and French and held by 372 libraries worldwide
"Severely traumatized by a near-fatal encounter with a serial killer, TV newscaster Karen White takes time off at a secluded retreat called 'the Colony.' But when, after nights of being tormented by bestial, bloodcurdling cries, Karen ventures into the woods seeking answers, she makes a terrifying discovery. Now she must fight not only for her life-- but for her soul!"--Container.
Beverly Hills ninja ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Haru is an orphaned American who washes to shore in Japan and is mistaken for the Great White Ninja of legend. Raised among the finest Ninjas, Haru grows into a big, strong, slapstick disaster! An embarrassment to his clan, Haru has no hope of ever becoming a full Ninja. But when a beautiful blonde pleads for help, Haru is given one dangerously funny chance to prove himself.
Can't buy me love ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
When the most popular girl in high school finds herself in a desperate predicament, Ronny steps in to save the day-- for a price. She must pose as his girl so that her popularity might rub off on him.
Unidentified flying oddball ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and German and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Tom Trimble is a concept design engineer who has just created Hermes, a human-like robot who will pilot Stardust One, a new U.S. spacecraft designed to travel farther and faster than anything yet conceived. When the ship is about to launch, Trimble quickly boards the craft to reassure the robot when lightning strikes, igniting the rockets and blasting Stardust One into space at a relativistic speed.
Problem child Problem child 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
A good-natured man and his social-climbing wife adopt a seven-year-old boy to brighten their lives. But Junior soon turns ordinary events into comic nightmares.
Brain donors ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
In the tradition of Abbott and Costello. Three bozos. One ballet company. Tutu many laughs!
Matilda the new adventures of Pippi Longstocking ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Matilda: Matilda is a super-smart little girl who's woefully misunderstood by her family and her school principal, who thinks she's a show-off. But with the help of a brave best friend and a wonderful teacher, Matilda discovers that she doesn't have to get mad to get even. New adventures of Pippi Longstocking: While Pippi is sailing with her sea captain father, she is suddenly washed overboard and lost in a fierce storm. Pippi eventually drifts ashore to a small coastal town where she sets up house in an ancient vacated mansion, makes friends with the local children, and resists attempts made by grown-ups to put her in a children's home.
Kindergarten cop Problem child, Kicking & screaming, Major Payne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Kindergarten cop: A veteran detective is forced to go undercover as a kindergarten teacher in order to trap an elusive criminal.
Un papá genial Big daddy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Thirty-two-year-old Sonny Koufax has spent his whole life avoiding responsibility. But when his girlfriend dumps him for an older man, he's got to find a way to prove he's ready to grow up. In a desperate last-ditch effort, Sonny adopts five-year-old Julian to impress her. She's not impressed, and he can't return the kid.
The Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore collection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
In "Happy Gilmore", Happy decides to earn his grandmother's house back by joining the pro golf tour, bringing his ferocious temper and outlandish antics to the well-tended fairways. In "Billy Madison", Billy is heir to the Madison Hotel millions, but in order to win his father's respect, he must repeat all 12 grades of school in just 24 weeks.
Adoption Baseball films Basketball players Beauty operators Beauty shops Best friends California--Los Angeles Children's films Comedy films Comedy films Domestic partner benefits--Law and legislation Drama Fantasy films Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Fire fighters Foster parents Friendship Gay couples Golf Golfers Horror films Israel.--Mosad le-modiʻin ṿe-tafḳidim meyuḥadim Juvenile works Little League baseball--Tournaments Longstocking, Pippi (Fictitious character) Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Dept Man-woman relationships Musical films Musical films New York (N.Y.).--Fire Dept New York (State)--New York Plastic surgeons Police Serial murderers Smuggling Television news anchors Truthfulness and falsehood Victims of violent crimes Video recordings Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Werewolf films Werewolves
Bishop, Walter 1946-
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