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Jenkins, Richard 1947-

Overview
Works: 293 works in 1,395 publications in 6 languages and 62,833 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Romance films  Crime films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Other, Creator, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Jenkins
The shape of water by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

68 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 2,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment"--Container
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

36 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,380 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
North Country by Charlize Theron( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequences involving sexual harrassment including violence and dialogue, and for language
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 2,205 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 )

77 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,185 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 )

37 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,115 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 )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,082 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. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness
Jack Reacher by Christopher McQuarrie( Visual )

46 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,033 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
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2019 in English and held by 1,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees
Shall we dance? by Peter Chelsom( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some sexual references and brief language
Rumor has it by Warner Bros. Pictures ; Radar Pictures/Bedford Falls Company/Cruise-Wagner( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Huttington has recently become engaged. She goes home to Pasadena with Jeff, her fiancée, for a family wedding. She hears a rumor that 'The Graduate' was based on her family. She wonders if her grandmother and her mom had a fling with the same man just before her parents married. She wonders if she is the strange man's child since she does not seem to fit in with her other family members. She worries that she is going to enter a loveless marriage. She needs answers, but her mother's dead and her father does want to answer. She decides to ask the man in the triangle, the real Benjamin Braddock. With Jeff's blessing, Sarah heads for San Francisco, looking for the key to her past and to her future
Step brothers by Adam McKay( Visual )

29 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brennan and Dale are two middle-aged loafers who are forced to live together when their parents get married. When their immature antics over TV privileges and personal property take their toll on their parents' marriage, the devious duo hatch a scheme to reunite the couple
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Capitol policeman John Cale ... has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. ... Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the WHite House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter and the country"--Container
The Indian in the cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his 9th birthday, Omri receives a cupboard that magically brings his 3 in. toy Indian Little Bear to life. They bond, embarking on an amazing adventure, until Omri's friend Patrick brings a 6-shooting cowboy to life and the secret is in danger of being revealed
Turbo by David Soren( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 1,488 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
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout( Visual )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,409 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 man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chain-smoking barber blackmails his boss so that he can raise enough money to enter the dry-cleaning business; but when his boss ends up dead, things spiral out of control
The Cabin in the Woods by Drew Goddard( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,330 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
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attorney (Ben Affleck) in a rush to make a court appointment to file legal papers involving a multi-million dollar trust accidentally collides with an alcoholic insurance salesman (Samuel Jackson), who also is a rush for a court appointment involving the custody of his children. The attorney leaves the scene of the accident and strands the salesman, causing him to miss his custody hearing. During the process of the post-crash discussion, the attorney accidentally drops the papers he needs to present in court. The judge gives him until the end of the day to present the papers and thus begins a cat and mouse game between the proponents. A few questionable actions later on bothparties' part, they finally start questioning their actions and their lives. In the end, both come to new understanding of what is important and appear to be set in new ethical and moral directions. Contains mild violence and profanity
LBJ by Rob Reiner( Visual )

19 editions published between 2016 and 2020 in English and German and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House
 
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