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Dugan, Dennis

Works: 121 works in 522 publications in 10 languages and 18,226 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Children's films  Musical films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Television cop shows 
Roles: Director, Actor, Performer, Author, fmd, Film editor, Costume designer, Lighting designer , Designer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dennis Dugan
Grown ups by Adam Sandler( Visual )

53 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five friends and former teammates reunite for the Fourth of July weekend after their high school basketball coach dies
Just go with it by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantische komedie over een plastisch chirurg die zijn assistente vraagt de rol van zijn aanstaande ex te spelen voor zijn veel jongere vriendin
Happy Gilmore by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

39 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,572 WorldCat member 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
Big daddy by Gan Du( Visual )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,545 WorldCat member 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
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member 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
Jack and Jill by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family guy Jack Sadelstein prepares for the annual event he dreads: the Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister, the needy and passive-aggressive Jill, who then refuses to leave
You don't mess with the Zohan by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

34 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,320 WorldCat member 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
The new adventures of Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,215 WorldCat member 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 by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member 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
Saving Silverman( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member 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 by Joe Dante( Visual )

36 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member 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
Can't buy me love by Steve Rash( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 496 WorldCat member 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
Beverly Hills ninja( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and French and held by 452 WorldCat member 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
Unidentified flying oddball by Russ Mayberry( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member 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 by Joseph Fischhoff( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben healy and his social climbing wife Flo adopt Junior - a fun-loving seven year old. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a birthday party and even a baseball game into comic nightmares
NYPD blue by David Milch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gritty reality of life in a New York City Police unit as the officers go about their work with a grim determination. Two partners, Detectives Andy Sipowicz and John Kelley, are the main officer who dominate the seasons episoded. They personify very different approaches to their difficult job. Sipowicz's brash gruffness (covering an emotional vulnerability) is tempered by the precise and controlled demeanor of Kelley
NYPD Blue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gritty reality of life in the New York City 15th Precinct as the police detectives go about their work with grim determination. This season, Andy Sipowicz gets new partner Bobby Simone
Matilda the new adventures of Pippi Longstocking( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member 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
Brain donors( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tradition of Abbott and Costello. Three bozos. One ballet company. Tutu many laughs!
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The benchwarmers
Alternative Names
Bishop, Walter 1946-

Dennis Dugan acteur américain

Dennis Dugan Amerikaans filmregisseur

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Dennis Dugan US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Дуган, Дэннис

Դենիս Դուգան

דניס דוגן

دنیس داگن بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

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데니스 듀건

듀간, 데니스 1946-



Big daddyYou don't mess with the ZohanThe new adventures of Pippi LongstockingThe benchwarmersSaving SilvermanThe howlingCan't buy me loveBeverly Hills ninja