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Gervais, Ricky

Works: 335 works in 754 publications in 5 languages and 28,765 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film adaptations  Humor  Television comedies  Film sequels  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Music 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, osp, Creator, Conceptor, Narrator, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ricky Gervais
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 4,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. He applies for a job at the Museum of Natural History and is assigned as a night guard. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse has caused the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life
Stardust by Claire Danes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony wall that sets between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power
The invention of lying ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark is a desperate unempolyed writer who lives in a world where everyone unfailingly tells the truth. People don't even know what fiction is. Every thought, no matter how humiliating or harsh, tumbles out unvarnished. Then one day, Mark becomes so desperate he concocts a lie. In a world where everyone is unfailingly honest, a lie is believed with total and absolute gullibility. Mark can get anything he wants. The one thing he truly wants is the love of a girl named Anna who happens to be the one person he can't bring himself to lie to
Escape from planet Earth by Brendan Fraser ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Admired astronaut Scorch Supernova is a national hero to the blue alien population of planet Baab. A master of daring rescues, Scorch pulls off astonishing feats with the quiet aid of his nerdy brother, Gary, head of mission control at BASA
Ghost town ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bertram Pincus is an irritable dentist whose people skills leave much to be desired. Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts. Even worse, they all want something from him. Frank Herlihy, in particular, pesters him into breaking up the impending marriage of his widow Gwen. Now, Pincus is put squarely in the middle of a triangle with spirited result
Spy kids by Robert Rodriguez ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marissa Cortez-Wilson is happily married to reality TV star Wilbur Wilson, and is stepmother to his two children, Cecil and Rebecca, along with their newborn baby. What her family doesn't know is that Marissa is a retired secret agent, and when The Timekeeper--a dastardly villain threatening Armageddon--strikes, Marissa is called back into action. With the fate of all mankind at stake, Marissa is forced to seek the help of her stepchildren, and, with the help of ex-Spy Kids Juni and Carmen Cortez, defeat the Timekeeper before the world literally runs out of time
Valiant ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Valiant and his feathered friends take to the sky as they work their way into the Royal Air Force during World War II. Together this rag-tag squadron of carrier pigeons engages in aerial adventures at a spitfire pace. From the first bumbling day of basic training through the final feather-raising mission, the flock of friends swoop their way toward victory. Against the odds and an evil German falcon, Valiant is called upon for a very important assignment
For your consideration ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No-name actors are making a low-budget period drama called "Home for Purim," when an anonymous post on the Internet suggests that one performance is Oscar-worthy. Then, two more cast members get Oscar-related press: buzz in "Variety" and appearances on TV prompt the studio executives to insist on changes in the script in anticipation of a blockbuster. Jump ahead a few months to the days before Oscar nominees are announced: just the possibility of a nomination has changed the actors' lives
The office by Ricky Gervais ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wernham Hogg is a paper company located in a suburb of London. David, a petty, pathetic little man is worse than your boss. David's yes-man is Gareth, who is extremely irritating. Tim is the apathetic sales rep, who can be quite witty. Dawn, the lovely receptionist, is far more endearing than your back-sassying secretary. Work is a pain, but one man's misery is another man's entertainment
Muppets most wanted ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The entire Muppets gang goes on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe's most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine-the World's Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit the Frog-and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, aka Number Two
The office ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clock in to The Office for even more inappropriate remarks, uncomfortable silences, and petty behavior. Join Michael Scott, the clueless boss of the Scranton Branch of Dunder Mifflin who 'manages' to create unending comical drama despite his best intentions. Trusty and loyal assistant-to-the-regional manager Dwight Schrute continues to uphold the office honor and more
Night at the museum ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History is larger than life, and twice as funny, in this monumental comedy sequel. Larry Daley is a former night watchman at the Museum of Natural History, where the exhibits come to life after dark. Now Larry's nocturnal friends are being retired to the archives of the Smithsonian Institution, luring him back for a hilarious, all-out battle against museum misfits who plan to take over the Smithsonian, and the world
The office ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inappropriate behavior is business as usual, but big surprises are in store! Dwight is now the owner of the building and he may be letting this power go to his head; Andy is courting Erin, who is dating Gabe; Jim and Pam are struggling with being new parents; and a parade of ghosts of girlfriends past haunt Michael, leading to his final days at Dunder Mifflin
The office ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious, biting look at everyday office life. In series two, Swindon have merged with Slough and Manager David Brent has to assimilate the new intake, a group of well-trained and motivated personnel. It should be an easy job, but sadly no one informed the staff that good looks, popularity, and humor are reserved only for the Boss
Flanimals by Ricky Gervais ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A field guide to a bizarre group of creatures called Flanimals showcases their many colorful varieties and their odd behavior, disgusting diet, and strange way of interacting
Sesame Street ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get your child moving as they sing and dance along with their favorite Sesame Street characters and assorted guest star performers
Extras ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andy has been and actor for five years, but thanks to his useless agent, he's never done any real acting. Instead, he is a lowly film extra, making his mark in the background while the stars do their work. His partner in arms is the pitiable Maggie, a fellow extra and a hopeless romantic
The office ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Big changes are ahead for Dunder Mifflin/Sabre, with Robert California as the new CEO. Andy is promoted to Regional Manager, with Dwight his number two. Jim and Pam are expecting their second child, and Angela is pregnant with her first
Curb your enthusiasm ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The series proves how seemingly trivial details of one's day-to-day life, a trip to the grocery store, a remark at a dinner party, a fender-bender, can precipitate a 'Murphy's Law' chain of misfortune to hilarious effect. To keep the narrative spontaneous, Curb is shot without a script; cast members are given scene outlines and often improvise lines as they go
Extras ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What happens when an unknown actor who can't catch a break actually catches one? For Andy Millman, who's just broken through with a TV sitcom called When the Whistle Blows, celebrity doesn't necessarily mean happiness
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Alternative Names
Dancing, Seona 1961-
Gervais, Ricky Dene
ג׳רוז, ריקי