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Wacks, Jonathan

Overview
Works: 18 works in 99 publications in 4 languages and 2,234 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Dark comedy films  Road films  Dystopian films  Buddy films  Action and adventure films  Screwball comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Performer, Author, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jonathan Wacks
Repo man by Alex Cox( Visual )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two ace "Repo Men" are out to beat ruthless government agents, UFO cultists, hired thugs, a lobotomized nuclear scientist and the infamous Rodriguez Brothers to an incredibly valuable '64 Chevy containing a secret that can change the course of civilization overnight
Powwow highway by Jonathan Wacks( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2019 in English and French and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With nothing in common but their Native American heritage, two men begin a cross-country adventure filled with comedy and drama
Repo man( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a weathered repo man in desolate downtown Los Angeles, and the nihilistic middle-class punk he takes under his wing. The job becomes more than either of them bargained for when they get involved in reclaiming a mysterious, and other worldly, Chevy Malibu with a hefty reward attached to it. Featuring the ultimate early-eighties L.A. punk soundtrack, this grungily hilarious odyssey is a politically trenchant take on President Reagan's domestic and foreign policy
Repo man( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a weathered repo man in desolate downtown Los Angeles, and the nihilistic middle-class punk he takes under his wing. The job becomes more than either of them bargained for when they get involved in reclaiming a mysterious, and other worldly, Chevy Malibu with a hefty reward attached to it. Featuring the ultimate early-eighties L.A. punk soundtrack, this grungily hilarious odyssey is a politically trenchant take on President Reagan₂s domestic and foreign policy
Mystery date by Michaela Pluck( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When shy Tom McHugh can't get up the nerve to ask his beautiful neighbor out, his suave brother Craig sets him all up and makes Tom over into a virtual image of himself. When Tom begins hitting all the hot spots with his dream date, however, he gets caught up in a mistaken identity crisis and the couple find themselves being pursued by a wicked crime lord, a crazy delivery man and a pair of crooked cops
Ed and his dead mother( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For shy, awkward mama's boy Ed Chilton, the loss of his beloved mother was more than he could bear. So when a smooth-talking salesman claims he can re-animate Ed's departed mom for a nominal fee, Ed jumps at the offer
Zwei Cheyenne auf dem Highway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerikaner scheinen immer im Auto unterwegs zu sein. Auch die zwei Cheyenne in Wacks' Debütfilm lernen das Leben durch die Windschutzscheibe kennen: Fern der Heimat kommen sie einem Skandal auf die Spur. Gradliniges Road Movie
An assessment of the prospects of fair practice in the employment of black workers in South Africa by Jonathan Wacks( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperately seeking Susan by Susan Seidelman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2, Mystery date: Sweet-natured Tom is obsessed with his beautiful neighbor Geena, but he's too shy to ask her out. Fortunately, Toms older brother is there to set it up - as well as cash, his car, his credit card and his suit. Unfortunately a case of mistaken identity turns Tom's dream date into a nightmare
Crossroads/South Africa : the struggle continues( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the shantytown named Crossroads in South Africa, which illegally houses 20,000 Black residents who resist the oppressive white South African government
Bon appétit maman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zwei Cheyenne auf dem Highway( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mystery Date - Eine gehimnisvolle Verabredung( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hol die Mama aus dem Sarg!( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cita misteriosa Mystery date( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ed y su difunta madre Ed and his dead mother( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Un étrange rendez-vous( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mystery date( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A teenager boy would like to meet with a very pretty, blonde girl who lives in the next door. His elder brother helps him with car and credit card to be successful. This simple story will be very complicated because of the corpse in the boot, and other nightmares intervene ... -- Kornel Osvart
 
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