WorldCat Identities

Giarraputo, Jack

Works: 48 works in 301 publications in 8 languages and 27,122 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Gangster films  Film remakes 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jack Giarraputo
Grown ups by Adam Sandler( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,939 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
Paul Blart mall cop by Andy Fickman( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,798 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
50 first dates by Jack Giarraputo( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,287 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
Anger management by Gary J Oliver( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik (Sandler) is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell (Nicholson). But when Buddy steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life"--Container
Bedtime stories by Walt Disney( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,813 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 )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,588 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 )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,582 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
Zookeeper by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Todos los animales del zoo de Franklin Park adoran a su cuidador. Más cómodo con un león que con una chica, éste decide que la única manera de conseguir a la chica de sus sueños es buscar otro trabajo más glamuroso. Los animales le enseñarán las reglas del cortejo para que no tenga que marcharse
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,310 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 )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Catalan and held by 1,258 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 )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,215 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
The benchwarmers by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 941 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 longest yard by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 850 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 house bunny by Fred Wolf( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 835 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 waterboy by Adam Sandler( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 715 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 )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 701 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 by Adam Sandler( 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
Little Nicky by Steven Brill( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 614 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 )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 592 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 by Mike Bigelow( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Animal: Marvin is a police evidence clerk who dreams of becoming a real cop someday, he answers a 911 call of a burglary in progress. Seeing this as his opportunity to prove he is cut out to be an officer, he races off to the burglary. But enroute Marvin has a freak car accident and awakens to find that a deranged scientist secretly used animal organs to rebuild his broken parts. Then he finds himself falling in love with the sexy Rianna and its animal magnetism at its wildest
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Jack Giarraputo Amerikaans filmproducent

Jack Giarraputo producteur de cinéma américain

Jack Giarraputo produttore cinematografico statunitense

Jack Giarraputo US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

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Anger managementMr. DeedsClickYou don't mess with the ZohanThe benchwarmersThe longest yardThe house bunnyAdam Sandler's Eight crazy nights