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Jenkins, Richard 1947-

Overview
Works: 184 works in 863 publications in 6 languages and 54,139 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Animated films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Jenkins
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Massey is a high-powered Los Angeles divorce lawyer nearing a midlife crisis. While representing his wealthy client Rex Rexroth, Miles meets his match in Rex's gold-digging wife, Marilyn. He's impressed by her similarly heartless ways of using marriage to fuel an expensive lifestyle, but Miles still manages to defeat her in court. With Marilyn looking to get her revenge and Miles finding himself attracted to her, the two engage in a ruthless romantic pursuit to out-swindle each other
The visitor by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

70 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Vale is a widower who teaches economics at a Connecticut university. He lives alone and is no longer motivated by his work. In New York to present a paper at a conference, he goes to the apartment that he has not visited in some time, but has kept since his wife was alive, only to discover a young couple living there. Despite their great cultural differences, Walter befriends Tarek, a Syrian citizen and drummer, and gradually builds a friendship with Esi, his girlfriend from Senegal. One day, when returning from Central Park with Walter, Tarek is arrested for jumping a stuck subway turnstile, despite the fact that he had paid. The police discover he does not have legal papers and transfer him to an immigrant detention center in Queens. Feeling responsible for and connected to Tarek, Walter decides to stay in New York to help and support him. Not hearing from her son, Tarek's mother arrives from Michigan to find out why, and she and Walter support one another while they attempt to free Tarek
Dear John by Channing Tatum( Visual )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While John, a young soldier, is home on a temporary leave, he meets and falls in love with Savannah, a college girl on her spring break. Savannah promises to write to John when he is sent overseas. Over the next seven years, the couple continues to be separated by John's increasingly dangerous deployments. Though they meet only sporadically, they continue to stay in touch through love letters that eventually bring fateful consequences
The tale of Despereaux by Sam Fell( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time ... in the far away kingdom of Dor ... lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro, who leads him, at long last, on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness. Based on the heartwarming children's bestselling book and featuring the voice talents of an all-star cast, The Tale of Despereaux is a magical, modern fairytale that's destined to win the hearts of young and old alike
Jack Reacher by Christopher McQuarrie( Visual )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-military investigator Jack Reacher leaps off the pages of Lee Child's bestselling novel and onto the big screen in this explosive thriller. When an unspeakable crime is committed, all evidence points to the suspect in custody who offers up a single note in defense: Get Jack Reacher! The law has its limits, but Reacher does not when his fight for the truth pits him against an unexpected enemy with a skill for violence and a secret to keep
Shall we dance? by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some sexual references and brief language
Rumor has it by Luo bo lai na( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah has finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't sure if marriage is what she wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have answers the she has been looking for
North Country by Charlize Theron( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders
Turbo by Suolun( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a freak accident, a garden snail with dreams of becoming the fastest snail in the world might just realize his goal
The Indian in the cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him
Step brothers by Adam McKay( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nancy and Robert marry, their slacker sons struggle to get along and get employed
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout( Visual )

25 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four-part drama that tells the story of a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community
The Cabin in the Woods by Drew Goddard( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A rambunctious group of five college friends steal away for a weekend of debauchery in an isolated country cabin, only to be attacked by horrific supernatural creatures in a night of endless terror and bloodshed. Sound familiar? Just wait. As the teens begin to exhibit standard horror movie behavior, a group of technicians in a control room are scrutinizing, and sometimes even controlling, every move the terrified kids make! With their efforts continually thwarted by an all-powerful 'eye in the sky, ' do they have any chance of escape?"--Container
Fun with Dick and Jane by Columbia Pictures( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HITCH: Meet Hitch, New York City's greatest matchmaker. When he helps Albert win the heart of gorgeous heiress Allegra Cole, tabloid columnist Sara Melas decides to uncover his secret, only to discover that Alex Hitchens, the charming man she's been seeing, is the legendary date doctor himself!. FUN WITH DICK AND JANE: Dick and Jane become upscale suburban Robin Hoods. Stealing from the rich to give to the poor, themselves. GUESS WHO: A series of comic complications prove dad doesn't always know best
Killing them softly by Andrew Dominik( Visual )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer for the mob. When a high-stakes, mob-protected card game is heisted by some small-time crooks, Cogan is called in to track them down and restore order to the local criminal economy
The rum diary by Johnny Depp( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the novel by Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary follows itinerant journalist Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) on an alcohol-fueled journey across the pristine island of Puerto Rico. Adopting the rum-soaked life of the island, Paul soon becomes obsessed with Chenault (Amber Heard) the wildly attractive fiancée of Sanderson (Aaron Eckhart), an American businessman involved in shady development deals. When Kemp is recruited by Sanderson to write favorably about his latest unsavory scheme, the journalist is presented with a choice: to use his words for the corrupt businessman's financial benefit or use them to take him down."--Container
 
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Дженкинс, Ричард

Ричард Дженкинс

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