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Giarraputo, Jack

Overview
Works: 122 works in 456 publications in 5 languages and 28,071 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Sports films  Film adaptations  Film remakes  Animated films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Author, Actor
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 )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,336 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 Woody Harrelson( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,943 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 Adam Shankman( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,756 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 manoeuver the stories into a direction which will make his dream come true, too
Paul Blart : mall cop by Steven Carr( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,696 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
Click by Frank Coraci( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to make its own choices
Grown ups by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thirty years after graduating from high school, five former basketball teammates gather at the lake house where they celebrated their biggest victory to mourn the passing of their late coach. Over the course of the Fourth of July weekend, the five friends realize that just because they've all grown up and started families doesn't mean that they've lost that old spark. Adulthood is what you make of it, and no one at the lake house is eager to be the grown-up of the gang. Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James, David Spade, and Rob Schneider star in a film written by Sandler and Fred Wolf, and directed by Dennis Dugan (I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, You Don't Mess with the Zohan). Maria Bello, Salma Hayek, and Maya Rudolph co-star"--Allmovie.com, viewed July 9, 2018
Zookeeper by Frank Coraci( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beloved zookeeper Griffin Keyes (Kevin James) decides to quit his job to dive into the dating pool, and finds that his animal friends have been harboring an incredible secret in this comedy from director Frank Coraci (The Wedding Singer, Click). Griffin is a single guy who loves his job at the Franklin Park Zoo. He has a special bond with the animals, yet he can't help but feel lonely each night when he returns to an empty house. Eventually deciding that a more prestigious job may be the key to finding a new girlfriend, Griffin prepares to turn in his walking papers and reinvent himself. But when word gets out to the animals that Griffin will soon be leaving, they realize the only way to keep him around is to reveal they have the gift of the gab. Perhaps with a little dating advice from his friends in the animal kingdom, this lonely zookeeper will manage to meet the girl of his dreams without losing the job he loves"--Allmovie.com, October 29, 2018
Grown ups 2 by Adam Sandler( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,381 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 longest yard by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former pro football quaterback 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
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,302 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 )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,283 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 )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack Sadelstein, a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife and kids, dreads one event each year: the holiday visit of his identical twin sister, Jill. Jill's neediness and passive-aggressiveness are maddening to Jack, turning his normally tranquil life upside down. Things spin even more out of control for Jack when Jill decides to extend her visit and he doesn't think that she'll ever leave!"--Container
Paul Blart, mall cop 2 by Andy Fickman( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,147 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
Mr. Deeds by Steven Brill( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 975 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
The benchwarmers by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 956 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 by Fred Wolf( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 865 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 waterboy by Adam Sandler( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 839 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 by Adam Sandler( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 725 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 )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 637 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 )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 622 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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Anger managementClickThe longest yardYou don't mess with the ZohanMr. DeedsThe benchwarmersThe house bunnyAdam Sandler's Eight crazy nightsLittle Nicky
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Jack Giarraputo Amerikaans filmproducent

Jack Giarraputo producteur de cinéma américain

Jack Giarraputo productor de cine estadounidense

Jack Giarraputo produttore cinematografico statunitense

Jack Giarraputo US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

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