WorldCat Identities

Weitz, Paul 1966-

Works: 171 works in 855 publications in 14 languages and 23,548 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Actor, fmd, Scenarist, Performer, Restager , Film editor, Other, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Weitz
About a boy by Nick Hornby( Visual )

90 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up
Antz by Eric Darnell( Visual )

56 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 2,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is no picnic for Z, a small worker ant with some very big ideas, whose chances with the beautiful Princess Bala are literally one in a billion. When Z convinces his soldier ant buddy to switch places with him, his simple life takes a wild turn
In good company by Paul Weitz( Visual )

40 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan is in advertising and a dedicated family man. He seems to have it all, until a younger man is hired to replace him. Before long, he is forced to be deferential to his new boss, not only in the office but also when Carter begins dating his daughter
Admission by Tina Fey( Visual )

37 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Princeton admissions officer, Portia Nathan, who is up for a major promotion, takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption
American pie by Paul Weitz( Visual )

102 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here's the uncensored version of America's #1 comedy hit, re-edited to include the scenes you couldn't see in theatres. You'll never look at warm apple pie the same way again! American pie takes a hysterical look at the goal of four "unlucky in love" high school friends who make the ultimate pact: lose their virginity by prom night. As they try to manipulate their way into the ... hearts of some of their classmates, their plans often backfire with hilarity"--Container
Grandma by Andrew Miano( Visual )

39 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elle has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets
Little Fockers by Paul Weitz( Visual )

45 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Greg Focker has finally begun to earn the respect of his ex-CIA father-in-law, Jack Byrnes but one important test still lies ahead: will Greg prove that he has what it takes to be the family's next 'Godfocker', or will the circle of trust be broken for good?"--Container
The golden compass( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization
Nick & Norah's infinite playlist by Peter Sollett( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick knows exactly how long it has been since Tris broke up with him - three weeks, two days, and 23 hours. Now she is at his gig, with a new guy. Nick can't understand how she could have moved on so fast. But that night, Nick meets Norah. They have nothing in common except their taste in music. This begins the night of Nick, Norah and Manhattan. Now, this chance meeting turned into a crusdade to find a legendary rock band's secret show, ends up being a first date and a night that will change their lives forever
American dreamz by Paul Weitz( Visual )

37 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"American Dreamz" is a wildly popular television singing contest program that has captured the country's attention. This new season showcases a competition between Sally, a young Midwestern gal and Omer, a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County. The recently depressed President of the United States wants in on the craze and signs up for the potentially explosive season finale
Cirque du Freak by Paul Weitz( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and get tickets. Steve and Darren think that it is all a joke until a vampire named Larten Crepsley comes on stage with a very poisonous spider that he makes do tricks. Steve tells Larten he would like to join him and become an apprentice
Being Flynn by Paul Dano( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "compelling exploration of the unbreakable yet fragile bonds between parent and child ... Nick Flynn ... is a young writer seeking to define himself. His father Jonathan ..., however, scrapes through life on his own terms and has not seen his son in 18 years. Taking a job at a homeless shelter, Nick finds purpose in his own life and work until one night Jonathan arrives seeking a bed. To give the two of them a shot at a real future, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out to his dad"--Container
Down to Earth( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All Lance Barton, a struggling black comedian, wants on Earth is landing a spot at the final Amateur Night Contest at the famed Apollo Theatre. Before he can get there he dies before his time on Earth is up. Since returning to Earth in his own body is impossible, Lance gets a second chance at life - as a wealthy, callous, old white mogul
Bel canto by Ann Patchett( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera singer Roxanne Coss becomes trapped in a hostage situation when she's invited to perform at a lavish party for a wealthy industrialist in South America. As a lengthy standoff ensues, hostages and captors form unexpected bonds as they overcome their differences to find their shared humanity
The little hours( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns in the Middle Ages. Introduced as a deaf blind man, he must fight to hold his cover as the nuns try to resist temptation
Nutty professor II : the Klumps by Steve Oedekerk( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovable Sherman Klump thought he had seen the last of his alter-ego, but Buddy Love is back, and trying to make it on his own
About a boy : the shooting script by Peter Hedges( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In good company : the shooting script by Paul Weitz( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Good Company is a dramatic comedy about the relationship between a 51-year-old businessman, Dan Foreman (Dennis Quaid), and his new 26-year-old boss, Carter Duryea (Topher Grace). Dan Foreman is headed for a shakeup. He is demoted from head of ad sales for a major magazine when the company is acquired in a corporate takeover. His new boss, Carter Duryea, is half his age - a business school prodigy who preaches corporate Synergy. While Dan develops clients through handshake deals, Carter cross-promotes the magazine with the cell phone division." "Both men are going through turmoil at home. Dan has two daughters - Alex, age 18, and Jana, age 16 - and is shocked when his wife tells him she's pregnant. Between college tuition, the mortgage, and a new baby, Dan can't afford to lose his job. Carter, meanwhile, is dumped by his wife of seven months just as he gets his promotion. Dan and Carter's uneasy friendship is thrown into jeopardy when Carter falls for Dan's daughter Alex (Scarlett Johansson). Weitz's examination of life's surprises, ironies, and coincidences combine to form In Good Company." "The Newmarket Shooting Script book includes the complete screenplay, an introduction by writer/director Paul Weitz, production notes, a selection of black-and-white movie stills, and complete cast and crew credits."--BOOK JACKET
A happening of monumental proportions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's career day, and two school administrators have just made a shocking discovery: the dead body of the groundskeeper! They decide to hide the body, sparking a series of wildly comic misadventures for teachers and students on a career day that no one will ever forget, no matter how hard they try!
2011 : the best men's stage monologues and scenes( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
About a boy
AntzIn good companyAmerican pieNick & Norah's infinite playlistAmerican dreamzDown to EarthAbout a boy : the shooting scriptIn good company : the shooting script
Alternative Names
Paul Weitz American filmmaker

Paul Weitz Amerikaans filmregisseur

Paul Weitz regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Paul Weitz US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Regisseur und Filmproduzent

Weitz, Paul John 1966-

Weitzas Paulas

Weltz Paul

Пауль Вейц американский продюсер

Пол Вайц

פול וייץ יוצר סרטים אמריקאי

پال وایتز فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

웨이츠, 폴 1965-

폴 와이츠