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Amritraj, Ashok

Overview
Works: 101 works in 205 publications in 3 languages and 11,468 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Legal drama  Film and video adaptations  Case studies 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ashok Amritraj
Bringing down the house by Adam Shankman ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and Russian and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A divorced L.A. lawyer, Peter, thinks he has met the girl of his dreams online, until she shows up at his door and is a sassy, African American ex-con. She moves in and really begins to shake up his boring suburban lifestyle
Premonition by Mennan Yapo ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A housewife's life is shattered when she finds out that her husband Jim is killed in a gruesome car accident. But when she awakes the next morning, he is still alive and well. She keeps having dreams about his death, and must decide what to do
Raising Helen by G. J Marshall ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helen is living the life she's always dreamed of with her career at a top modeling agency on the rise. But her carefree lifestyle comes to a crashing halt when she soon finds herself responsible for her sister's children - Audrey, Henry, and Sarah. No one doubts that Helen is the coolest aunt in New York, but the transformation from super-hip to super-mom is super difficult. Along the way, Helen finds support from Dan Parker, the handsome young pastor and principal of the kids' new school, and realizes the choice she has to make is between the life she's always loved and the new loves of her life
Shopgirl by Anand Tucker ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film adaptation of Steve Martin's novel about Mirabelle, a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life - wealthy divorcee Ray Porter (Steve Martin) and struggling musician Jeremy (Jason Schwartzman). Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous Ray, and her life takes a magical turn, but eventually she realizes that she must empower herself and make a choice between them!
Bandits by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After busting out of jail and on the run, 2 bank robbers devise the perfect crime with imperfect partners. Not wanting to hurt anyone during their robberies, they go to the homes of bank personnel and end up staying the night with the families so that they can all go to the bank in the morning, hence becoming the "sleepover bandits."
The double ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a United States Senator is brutally murdered, the evidence points to a Soviet assassin codenamed Cassius, who was long thought to be dead. Two men who know Cassius best are thrown together to catch him. Paul Shepherdson is a retired CIA operative who spent his career tracking Cassius around the globe. Ben Geary is a hotshot young FBI Agent and family man who has studied the killer's every move. Ben thinks he knows Cassius, but Paul knows he is dead wrong
Death sentence by James Wan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Susan Davies thought jury duty was going to be simple enough, until she is assigned to a murder trial. During the trial, she comes to believe that the defendant has been falsely accused. Worse, the more she learns about the case, the more she comes to realize that the real killer may have been her own husband
Dylan Dog dead of night ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dylan Dog is a world famous private detective who specializes in the supernatural. Armed with an edgy wit and carrying an arsenal of silver and wood-tipped bullets, Dylan must track down a dangerous artifact before a war ensues between his werewolf, vampire, and zombie clients living undercover in the monster-infested backstreets of New Orleans
What's the worst that could happen? by Sam Weisman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich and crooked businessman Max Fairbanks (who has to file for bankruptcy and is ripe for the pickings). But Fairbanks catches him in the act, calls the police and then procedes to steal the cherished ring that Kevin's girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back. With the help of his partners and an auction, a thief steals from a crook
Street fighter ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chun Li grows up and becomes a talented concert pianist. At the end of one of her concerts, she receives a scroll written in Ancient Chinese text. On her way home, she sees a mysterious homeless man getting assaulted by street thugs. After the thugs leave, Chun Li tends to him and notices a spiderweb tattoo on his hand. Nash and Maya investigate the murders of several heads of criminal syndicate families in Bangkok. On the side, Chun Li is meeting with a wise old woman in town who studies the scroll and tells her to find a man named Gen in Bangkok, revealing to her an image of the same spiderweb she saw tattooed on the homeless man's hand. Chun Li avenges her father's death at the hands of Bison and his evil Shadaloo Empire. The stage is set, the challenge is clear, and a legend will be forged
The other end of the line ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a beautiful customer service operator in India falls for a charming American executive over the telephone, they're in for a serious case of mistaken cultural identity. With a penchant for all things American and a heart full of dreams, Priya flies to San Francisco to meet her destiny, and it looks like love at first sight. Now Priya and Granger must risk everything for true love
Dark country ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two honeymooners rescue a mysterious car crash survivor in the Las Vegas desert. But their decision to save the man becomes increasingly regrettable when he turns on them, forcing the newlyweds to do the unthinkable. In a blur of paranormal chaos, the couple must take drastic measures to cover up their actions from the local police, ultimately leading each character to an inescapable fate
Double impact ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twin brothers who were separated after their parents' brutal murder are reunited years later in Hong Kong and are determined to exact revenge on their parents' killer. The martial arts experts kick, chop, and shoot their way to a final showdown aboard a huge freighter in Hong Kong harbor
Ghost Rider spirit of vengeance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hiding out in a remote part of Europe, Johnny Blaze continues to struggle with his curse when he is recruited to save a young boy from the devil
Deadly shooter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a fearless gunslinger rides into the town of Kingston, some praise him for his heroism, some envy his high-caliber sharp shooting and others want to see him six-feet under, but as he stops to save a damsel in distress, he is thrust onto a treacherous path lined with psychotic outlaws, corrupt lawmen and bandits out for revenge
Asylum by David R Ellis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Asylum follows a group of six freshman college students as they uncover dark hidden secrets of their new dormitory
One last score ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnnie Cooper has just been released from prison after serving time for armed robbery. Although determined to stay out of trouble, he quickly finds himself hiding out in Tijuana after his schizoid brother, in a moment of panic, attacks Johnnie's parole officer with a two-by-four. With his resolve to stay straight fading by the minute, Johnnie's lured into pulling off one last score- at the local bullfighting ring!
Street fighter the legend of Chun-Li ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This powerful martial arts adventure explores the origins of the Street Fighter universe through Chun-Li, who avenges her father's death at the hands of Bison and his evil Shadaloo Empire
A murder of crows ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of one man's struggle with his responsibilities as a lawyer and with the appetite of his ego. Prominent New Orleans attorney Lawson Russell (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) puts his name on a best seller he didn't write. However, the novel he stole was a factual account of a series of murders
Jungle boy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Many years ago, in a far-away land, a boy named Manling wandered into the jungle. Raised by his monkey friend Mantoo and elephant friend Bono, Manling became brother to all animals. His animal friends talk to him about the ways of nature as he grows up in their home. But when humans threaten to steal the treasure of the jungle, Manling swings into action to save the day
 
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English (85)
Spanish (1)
Russian (1)
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