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Barber, Gary

Overview
Works: 30 works in 120 publications in 4 languages and 20,096 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Romance films  Christmas films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gary Barber
Bruce Almighty by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly elected to Congress, Evan Baxter has left Buffalo, New York in pursuit of a greater calling. But that calling isn't serving in the illustrious ranks of America's politics, but being summoned by the Almighty himself, who has handed Evan the task of building a new ark. With time passing by and his family belittled by Evan's newfound realization, Evan will have to do the work that God has given him in what promises to be an unusual adventure for a man who just wanted to serve his country. But, Evan might actually be serving all of humanity instead
27 dresses by Anne Fletcher( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane has the kind of selflessness that everyone looks for in a friend. Lately the perennial bridesmaid has begun to feel as if something is missing in her life. Kevin is a local newspaper reporter who spots Jane racing between two receptions - one in Manhattan and the other in Brooklyn. He quickly surmises that her quirky tale may be just the story to get him into the big leagues. Jane butts heads with Kevin just as her younger sister, Tess, shows up in town. Now, Jane is prompted to reevaluate her priorities when her boss - with whom she is secretly in love - falls for her younger sister. As the bride-to-be makes plans to marry, she mistakenly assumes Jane will be happy to take part in the wedding. Jane finally comes to terms with her true feelings and her life begins to change in ways she never expected
Alexander Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates a sailor's preparation for and execution of revenge against the three men responsible for his fifteen years in prison
Underdog by Jason Lee( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an accident in the lab of the maniacal Dr. Barsinister, an ordinary beagle named Shoeshine finds he has some unimaginable powers, along with the ability to speak. Underdog vows to protect the citizens of Capitol City, and one beautiful spaniel named Polly Purebred
Leap year by Anand Tucker( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anna's four-year anniversary to her boyfriend passes without an engagement ring, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, Anna follows Jeremy to Dublin to propose to him. But after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of Declan, a handsome and carefree local man, to get her across the country. Along the way, they discover that the road to love can take you to very unexpected places
The vow by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple have a car accident that puts the wife in a coma. After she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband sets his sights on winning her heart again
Flash of genius( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Robert Kearns, a college professor and part-time inventor who invented a device that would eventually be used by every car in the world--and which was stolen by an auto giant. Kearns attempts the impossible: to get justice against an adversary with impossibly deep pockets. Can anyone win against such a resolved, amoral corporate foe? Kearns means to find out
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect escape from the Earth moments before its destruction and join forces with Zaphod Beeblebrox on board the Heart of Gold and search for the ultimate question
Shanghai knights by Alfred Gough( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon travel to England to find out who killed Chon's father. The killer steals the Chinese Imperial Seal that Chon's father was protecting. While they are in England, they stumble upon a conspiracy to murder the entire British royal family. Only with the help of Chon's beautiful, but deadly sister, can the trio stop the assassination and return the Imperial Seal to its rightful owners
The recruit by Roger Towne( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a 'mole' is suspected in the CIA, a new recruit who has been mentored by a veteran agent is given the assignment to find out who the 'mole' is
Balls of fury by George Lopez( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the world of extreme Ping-Pong, the competition is brutal and the stakes are deadly. Down-and-out former professional Ping-Pong phenom Randy Daytona gets sucked into this maelstrom when FBI Agent Rodriguez recruits him for a secret mission. Randy is determined to bounce back and recapture his former glory, all in an effort to smoke out his father's killer. The killer happens to be one of the FBI's Most Wanted, Feng. Two decades out of the game, Randy can't turn his life around and avenge his father's murder without a team of his own. He calls upon the spiritual guidance of blind Ping-Pong Master Wong, and the training expertise of Wong's very sexy niece Maggie, both of whom also have a dark history with Feng. The most unique Ping-Pong tournaments ever staged take place at Feng's mysterious jungle compound. There, Randy faces formidable players, such as his long-ago Olympics opponent, the still-vicious Karl Wolfschtagg
The lookout by Scott Frank( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An admired high school hockey player with a bright future, drives in the night with his girl friend and two other friends with his headlights off with devastating results. The former athlete is left with a brain injury that prevents him from remembering many things for extended periods of time. To compensate, he keeps notes in a small notebook to aid him in remembering what he is to do. He also lives with a blind friend who aids him. He is unable to have meaningful job and he goes to work as a night cleaning man in a bank. He comes under the scrutiny of a gang planning to rob the bank. The leader befriends him and gets him involved with a young woman who further reels him in. Confused, but wanting to escape his current existence, he initially goes along with the scheme. When he realizes he is being used, he attempts to stop the robbery, which of course immediately goes awry
Shanghai Noon by Tom Dey( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese Imperial Guard Chon Wang is in for a real kick when he travels to the rough and tumble Old West to rescue the beautiful kidnapped princess Pei Pei. Teamed with laid-back cowboy outlaw Roy O'Bannon, the two mismatched partners face jail, brawls, and the vilest villains this side of the Great Wall. Then jump in the saddle for the wild and wooly sequel as the two unlikely heroes make their way to London on a daring quest for honor and revenge
The invisible by David S Goyer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Powell is a handsome young writer with a bright future. Then one tragic night he is brutally attacked and left for dead. But Nick is really not dead, yet. He is trapped in a ghostly limbo where no one can see or hear him except Annie and she might be the one person who is able to save him. They must work quickly together to solve the mystery of his murder before it is too late, and Nick's chance to live again is lost forever
Mr. 3000 by Touchstone Entertainment( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stan Ross was a great Major League hitter, and also a major league jerk. Upon reaching his 3000th hit and securing his place in the Hall of Fame, Stan retires, leaving his team in a lurch just before the playoffs. 9 years later when Stan is on the verge of sports immortality, a statistical error reveals that Stan, "Mr. 3000", is really Stan, "Mr. 2997". Now, at nearly 50 years old, and 3 hits shy of hitting his goal, Stan decides to make a comeback. The owners of his old team welcome him back, so how hard could it be to get 3 more hits?
Abandon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two year, unexplained absence
Four Christmases( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When happily unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation, and unable to escape, they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities
Heat on the street Albino alligator ; The heroic trio ; Breach of faith: a family of cops II ; Attica ; Adrenalin: fear the rush ; The lookout ; The fast and the furious ; A real American hero ; Malevolent ; Once a thief: brother against brother( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lookout: Chris Pratt, whose one-bright future has been dimmed by a head injury, falls prey to a con-man's promise of a better life
Bruce Almighty Evan Almighty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Almighty: Bruce Nolan is a discontented TV reporter who believes the entire universe is stacked against him. After a bad day, Bruce flies into a rage and blames God for making his life so miserable. God responds by endowing Bruce will all of His divine powers and challenges him to take on "The Big Job" to see is he can do it any better
27 dresses ; Bride wars ; What happens in Vegas ; What's your number?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

27 dresses : Jane has the kind of selflessness that everyone looks for in a friend. Lately the perennial bridesmaid has begun to feel as if something is missing in her life. Kevin is a local newspaper reporter who spots Jane racing between two receptions - one in Manhattan and the other in Brooklyn. He quickly surmises that her quirky tale may be just the story to get him into the big leagues. Jane butts heads with Kevin just as her younger sister, Tess, shows up in town. Now, Jane is prompted to reevaluate her priorities when her boss - with whom she is secretly in love - falls for her younger sister. As the bride-to-be makes plans to marry, she mistakenly assumes Jane will be happy to take part in the wedding. Jane finally comes to terms with her true feelings and her life begins to change in ways she never expected
 
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