WorldCat Identities

Giarraputo, Jack

Overview
Works: 90 works in 275 publications in 3 languages and 26,614 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Film remakes  Prison films  Animated films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Giarraputo
50 first dates by Jack Giarraputo( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 2,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry lives an enviable life in a Hawaiian paradise, spending every night
Anger management by David Dorfman( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,962 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
Bedtime stories by Walt Disney( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,790 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
Paul Blart mall cop( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,652 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
Mr. Deeds by Steven Brill( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,598 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,564 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
Grown ups by dennis dugan ( '10 ) movie( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five friends and former teammates reunite on the Fourth of July weekend to honor the passing of their former high school basketball coach
Zookeeper by Frank Coraci( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,382 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
Grown ups 2 by Adam Sandler( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,365 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
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,293 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 by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,244 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,204 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
Paul Blart, mall cop 2( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After six years of keeping our malls safe, Paul Blart has earned a well-deserved vacation. He heads to Vegas with his teenage daughter before she heads off to college. But safety never takes a holiday and when duty calls, Blart answers
The benchwarmers by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three older guys with little sporting ability, who get a second chance to fulfil their childhood sporting dreams when they take on a squad of Little League baseball bullies. Striking a blow for the athletically-challenged, Gus, Clark and Richie soon become unlikely heroes to the bullied, clumsy and awkward everywhere!" -- Back cover
The house bunny( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When playboy bunny Shelly is tossed out of the Playboy Mansion, she has nowhere to go, but 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 Peter Segal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 825 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
The waterboy by Adam Sandler( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 675 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
Blended( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a disastrous blind date, single parents Lauren ... and Jim ... agree on only one thing: they never want to see each other again. But when they each separately sign up for a fabulous family vacation with their kids, they are all stuck sharing a suite at a luxurious African safari resort for a week"--Container
Adam Sandler's Eight crazy nights( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 644 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
Little Nicky by Steven Brill( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 616 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?
 
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Alternative Names
Jack Giarraputo producteur de cinma amricain

Jack Giarraputo produttore cinematografico statunitense

Jack Giarraputo US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Джек Джаррапуто

Languages
English (148)

Spanish (5)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Anger managementMr. DeedsClickYou don't mess with the ZohanThe benchwarmersThe house bunnyThe longest yardAdam Sandler's Eight crazy nightsLittle Nicky