Tambor, Jeffrey 1944-
Most widely held works by Jeffrey Tambor
Dr. Seuss' how the Grinch stole Christmas ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,655 libraries worldwide
Why is the Grinch such a grouch? No one seems to know, until little Cindy Lou Who takes matters into her own hands and turns both Whoville and the Grinch's world upside down, inside out ... and funny side up in her search for the true meaning of Christmas.
Tangled ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,611 libraries worldwide
"When the kingdom's most wanted--and most charming--bandit Flynn Rider hides in a mysterious tower, the last thing he expects to find is Rapunzel, a spirited teen with an unlikely superpower--70 feet of magical golden hair! Together, the unlikely duo set off on a fantastic journey filled with surprising heroes, laughter and suspense"--Container.
The hangover ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,288 libraries worldwide
Doug Billings and Tracy Garner are about to get married. Two days before the wedding, Doug and his groomsmen hop into Tracy's father's Mercedes for a 24-hour stag party in Las Vegas. The morning after their arrival in Vegas, they awaken in their Caesars Palace hotel suite each with the worst hangover. No one remembers what happened in the past twelve or so hours. The suite is in shambles and Doug is missing. Phil, Stu and Alan try to find Doug using only what little pieces of information they have at hand and go on a journey of discovery. However, it's a race against time since they need to find Doug and get him back to Los Angeles in time for the wedding.
Hellboy II the golden army ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
The fate of mankind hangs in the balance when a ruthless prince awakens an unstoppable army of creatures and wages war with the human world. It's up to Hellboy and his team of paranormal outcasts to face off with the forces of darkness.
The invention of lying ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
Mark is a desperate unemployed 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.
Muppets from space ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
When Gonzo's extraterrestrial relatives plan a visit, the government captures him in order to find out when his relatives will arrive.
Eloise at the Plaza ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,117 libraries worldwide
Derived from the much-loved children's books by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight, "Eloise at the Plaza" introduces Eloise, an elegantly rambunctious six-year-old girl living at New York's Plaza hotel. Eloise has an absent mother, a lawyer minder, a long-suffering nanny, and a bête noire--Mr. Salomone--the Plaza's extremely nervous concierge. Eloise loves meddling with the hotel staff and its patrons, and spends her days rampaging through the Plaza's halls, flirting with danger but somehow always landing on her feet.
Hellboy ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
In the 1940s, the Third Reich has joined forces with the evil Grigori Rasputin, who has used his occult powers to summon up a demon from the depths of Hell. However, the demonic creature is captured by American forces, and put in the care of Professor Broom. Under Broom's care, Hellboy develops the desire to do good. Sixty years later he takes action as part of an elite secret defense team alongside Liz Sherman, and Abe Sapian, an aquatic humanoid with the power of telepathy. Hellboy finds himself facing the powerful Rasputin determined to bring the demon back to the forces of darkness.
Eloise at Christmastime ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
"'I absolutely love Christmas!" Christmastime in New York City finds Eloise eagerly anticipating her mother's return, and terrorizing the staff and patrons of the Plaza with her usual brio. Rachel, the daughter of Plaza owner Mr. Peabody, returns from college to marry Brooks Oliver. But Rachel used to like Eloise's favorite waiter, Bill, who still has feelings for his ex-girlfriend. Eloise sets out to remedy the situation, while celebrating the season in her own irrepressible style.
Meet Joe Black ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
Death appears to claim a wealthy media mogul who bargains for more time, during which Death falls in love with the man's daughter.
The Muppets Wizard of Oz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and German and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Kermit, Miss Piggy, and the rest of the Muppets put an all-new spin on the classic tale loved by millions the world over.
Super sleuth Christmas movie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
On Christmas Eve, Pooh and the gang find Santa's magic toy sack and a lost reindeer. Now the Super Sleuths must return both to the North Pole, where they will soon discover the true spirit of Christmas.
Arrested development. [Season one ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 711 libraries worldwide
The eccentric Bluth clan lives a life of excess, funded by the family credit card and paid for by patriarch, George, whose fortune came from the tract home development business. Oldest son George, nicknamed Gob, is an "illusionist" of minor importance who has anger management issues. Youngest son, Buster, wastes his days taking obscure graduate school courses. Daughter Lindsay is a vain socialite. The only sane one is Lindsay's twin brother Michael, a widower, who has decided to wash his hands of the family. But when his father is jailed and the family's assets are frozen, Michael is forced to step up and aid his family in adjusting to new lives.
There's something about Mary ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
In 1985, teen-nerd Ted challenges a high-schooler who's bullying retarded Warren. His concern prompts Warren's sister, the dazzling and desirable Mary to choose Ted as her senior prom date, but the date never happens. 13 years later Ted hires Pat to locate Mary, and the private investigator finds her in Miami. Pat claims to be a Harvard-educated architect and Mary falls in love with him. Meanwhile, Ted learns the truth but continues to encounter offbeat obstacles as he accelerates to Miami in hopes of finding happiness with his true love.
Arrested development. Season two ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
As his father continues to face legal trouble, Michael Bluth runs the family business, tackling a host of legal and financial issues while trying to cope with his eccentric relatives.
Superhero movie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
Rick Riker is a high school student who is bitten by a genetically altered dragonfly while on a field trip to the local laboratory. Rick soon realizes that he's developing super powers, including the ability to break-dance vertically on a building wall and the development of lightening fast reflexes. Disguised in a green and black suit and going by the name Dragonfly, Rick uses his abilities to fight crime all over the city. His archenemy is Lou Landers, a.k.a. Hourglass, a terminally ill scientist who, through a technological accident, has the ability to suck the life energy out of people. If he can find a specific number of victims, he will be able to live forever. Rick needs to save the day, but he lacks confidence. Maybe the girl Rick's secretly in love with, Jill Johnson, can inspire him towards greatness.
Win win ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Mike Flaherty is "a lovable yet long-suffering lawyer and high school wrestling coach... When Mike... comes across a teenage runaway who also happens to be a champion wrestler, Mike's luck turns around in spectacular fashion. But his win-win situation soon becomes more complicated than he ever imagined when the boy's family affairs come into play"--Container.
Girl, interrupted ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
The fascinating true story of a young woman's life-altering stay at a famous psychiatric hospital in the late 1960's.
And justice for all ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
A young lawyer battles not only one-on-one injustice in the courts, but the whole system as well.
Tangled by Alan Menken ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
When the kingdom's most wanted bandit, Flynn Rider, hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel. The soundtrack features songs performed by Mandy Moore and Grace Potter.
Action and adventure films Animated films Bachelor parties Bridegrooms California--Los Angeles Children's films Christmas Christmas films Comedy films Drama Eloise (Fictitious character : Thompson) Empathy Family-owned business enterprises Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Friendship Good and evil Grinch (Fictitious character) Hellboy (Fictitious character : Mignola) Hotels Juvenile works Life on other planets Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Monsters Muppets (Fictitious characters) Musical films Nannies Nevada--Las Vegas Parapsychology Plaza Hotel (New York, N.Y.) Princesses Rapunzel (Tale) Recollection (Psychology) Science fiction films Television comedies Television programs Thrillers (Motion pictures) Truthfulness and falsehood United States Upper class families Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Visitors, Foreign Weddings
Multiple languages (7)
No Linguistic content (2)