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Giarraputo, Jack

Overview
Works: 63 works in 213 publications in 5 languages and 21,560 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Animal films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Giarraputo
50 first dates by Peter Segal ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry Roth lives an enviable life in a Hawaiian paradise, spending every night with a different beautiful tourist in search of an island fling. It's a great life, no strings attached ... until he meets Lucy. He and Lucy hit it off right from the start, but the next day she acts like she doesn't know him. Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss, so every night all memory of her day is erased. But a man in love will go to great lengths to win the girl of his dreams. In an effort to help her remember him, he makes a video tape for her to watch every morning
Bedtime stories ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marty Bronson raises his son and daughter on his own. He has to sell his homey motel to Barry Nottingham who promises to make Marty's son manager. But, Nottingham pulls down the motel and builds a pricey hotel. Now grown up, Marty's son, Skeeter, works as a janitor and general servant. He still dreams of becoming the manager. When Nottingham announces a brand-new hotel, built on an existing school's property, he makes his future son-in-law, Kendall, manager. Skeeter's sister Wendy, has to leave town for a job interview and asks him to alternate looking after her two children Patrick and Bobbi, with Wendy's colleague, Jill. He doesn't get along with either Jill or the children, but his easy-going attitude loosens them all up. He starts telling the children bedtime stories and the children grow fond of him. They make suggestions about how the stories should go. When the stories become true in real life, Skeeter tries to maneuver the stories into a direction which will make his dream come true, too
Mr. Deeds by Steven Brill ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Small-town guy Longfellow Deeds goes to New York City to collect a $40 billion inheritance from a long lost uncle, even living in a palatial mansion with the services of an unusual valet. Things get better when he mets a beautiful woman. But money changes everything, and things aren't what they seem - his sweetie is actually a journalist feeding reports of his outrageous behavior to the press! Now, its up to Deeds to straighten everybody out
Click by Frank Coraci ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Newman is a family man whose busy career as an architect does not leave much time for his wife, Donna, and his two kids. Unable to figure out which of his many remotes turns on the television, he goes shopping for a universal remote that does everything and finds the perfect device in one-of-a-kind remote with magical powers. With each click Michael is able to control his career and personal life. But complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices
Paul Blart mall cop ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Blart is a mild-mannered, dutiful family man who works as a security guard in a New Jersey mall. He has applied to become a cop for years, but he always fails the physical exam because he is overweight and has hyperglycemia. One day a gang of organized criminals put the mall under siege and takes hostages. Blart becomes trapped inside and because he feels it is duty as a security guard, he refuses to leave. He becomes the police department's eyes on the inside and attempts to stop the criminals on his own
Zookeeper ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The animals at the Franklin Park Zoo love their kindhearted caretaker, Griffin Keyes. Finding himself more comfortable with a lion than a lady, Griffin decides the only way to get a girl in his life is to leave the zoo and find a more glamorous job. The animals, in a panic, decide to break their time-honored code of silence and reveal their biggest secret: they can talk! To keep Griffin from leaving, they decide to teach him the rules of courtship, animal style
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,259 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
You don't mess with the Zohan ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,213 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
Jack and Jill by Dennis Dugan ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,181 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
Anger management by David Dorfman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Rydell. But when the doctor steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life
Grown ups 2 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lenny has decided to relocate his family back to the small town to have his kids grow up where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grownups are the ones learning lessons from their kids on a day notoriously full of surprises: the last day of school
The benchwarmers ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 913 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
The house bunny ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Playboy Bunny, Shelly, is tossed out of the Playboy Mansion, she has nowhere to go. She quickly falls in with the sorority girls from Zeta Alpha Zeta. The members of the sorority, all seven of whom are socially inept, are about to lose their house. The girls need a dose of what only the eternally bubbly Shelley can provide. Eventually, the girls, and Shelly, learn to stop pretending to be what they think others want them to be and start being themselves
The longest yard by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former pro football quarterback suddenly lands in a maximum security prison. Using fellow inmates, he must put together a motley group of cons to play a no-holds-barred grudge game against the sadistic guards
Adam Sandler's Eight crazy nights ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a small-town, extremely disgruntled guy, Davey Stone, faces another holiday season in his New England hometown, he does what he always has - he messes up big time and lands in jail. But after a few surprises - including the mysterious reason for Davey's bad attitude and the reappearance of his childhood sweetheart - Davey might just decide he has a reason or two to change his ways
The waterboy by Adam Sandler ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An oddball mama's boy who lives to carry water for football players becomes a star when a coach discovers his hidden ferocity and channels it into gridiron greatness
Little Nicky by Steven Brill ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When your mother is an angel and your father is the devil, life can be really confusing. For Little Nicky, it just got a whole lot worse. His two evil brothers have just escaped from Hell and are wreaking havoc on an unsuspecting earth. His dad is disintegrating and it's up to Nicky to save him and all of humanity. Can Nicky find his inner evil in time to save the world?
Dickie Roberts former child star by Fred Wolf ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dickie Roberts is a former child actor who appeared on a hit television show. Now in his thirties, he can only find work as a parking valet and spends his free time with other formal child stars. Wanting to make a comeback, he manages to get an audition with director Rob Reiner. When the role requires him to be normal, he decides to hire a normal family for $20,000 in order to "research" the childhood he missed out on
Deuce Bigalow European gigolo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deuce Bigalow, whose gift to the world is the amazing ability to please women in his role as the consumate gigolo. Deuce is still relatively green to the profession, but he is going to go and help out a friend. Deuce is introduced to a whole new gaggle of eager clientele. The fun all leads up to a big finale at the 73rd Annual Man Whore Awards
Big daddy by Dennis Dugan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 32-year-old law school graduate, who works one day a week as a tollbooth clerk, attempts to impress his girlfriend when he adopts a 5-year-old tyke who has been left on his doorstep
 
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English (137)
Spanish (7)
Italian (1)
Chinese (1)
French (1)
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