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Happy Madison (Firm)

Overview
Works: 50 works in 259 publications in 5 languages and 35,437 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Science fiction films  Sports films  Film remakes  Prison films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Happy Madison (Firm)
50 first dates by Jack Giarraputo( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 2,279 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 David Dorfman( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,977 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 )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,805 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 )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,688 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
Grown ups by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,603 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 )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,595 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
Mr. Deeds by Steven Brill( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,573 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 meets 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, it's up to Deeds to straighten everybody out
Click by Frank Coraci( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A harried workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that allows him to bypass life's little distractions with increasingly hysterical results. But as Michael gleefully mutes, skips and scans past his family and his friends, the remote gradually takes over his life and begins to program him, in this fast, funny and out-of-control comedy adventure."--Container
Here comes the boom( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school biology teacher Scott Voss is desperate to save the music program at his cash-strapped school. Learning that fighting in MMA matches provides a pretty nice payout, Voss decides to put his former collegiate wrestling skills to the test and climb into the octagon. Unfortunately, Voss has been out of college for about 20 years. Does he have what it takes to beat the best and earn the cash the school desperately needs?
Just go with it( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plastic surgeon who is romancing a much younger schoolteacher enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon-to-be ex-wife in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all their lives
Pixels( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As kids in the 1980s, Sam Brenner, Will Cooper, Ludlow Lamonsoff, and Eddie "The Fire Blaster" Plant saved the world thousands of times, at 25 cents a game in the video arcades. Now, they're going to have to do it for real. In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens discover video feeds of classic arcade games and misinterpret them as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth, using the video games as the models for their assaults
Paul Blart, mall cop 2( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,336 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
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,292 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 )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,230 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 )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,211 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
Grown ups 2 by Adam Sandler( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes: Grown ups (2010) (approximately 102 min.); and Paul Blart: mall cop (2009) (approximately 91 min.)
That's my boy( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While still in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down on the eve of his wedding when an uninvited Donny suddenly shows up. Trying desperately to reconnect with his son, Donny is now forced to deal with the repercussions of his bad parenting skills
The benchwarmers by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 945 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 longest yard by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 846 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 844 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 inadept, 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
 
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