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Barber, Gary

Overview
Works: 40 works in 199 publications in 6 languages and 23,355 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Sports films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gary Barber
27 dresses by Anne Fletcher( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane, a romantic, completely selfless woman who has been a bridesmaid in no less than 27 weddings decides to change her "always-a-bridesmaid" destiny when her sister Tess captures the heart of Jane's boss (and secret crush)
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innocent man, Edmond Dantes, is imprisoned for years on a godforsaken island while the friend who betrayed him takes Dantes ravishing fiancée for himself. Dantes eventually escapes, recovers a fortune in buried pirate treasure, transforms himself into the mysterious Count of Monte Cristo, and methodically goes about exacting his revenge
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,972 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
Evan almighty by Universal Pictures ; Spyglass Entertainment( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy for all ages. Junior Congressman Evan Baxter's wish to change the world is heard by none other than God, who appears with the request to build an ark
Underdog by Jason Lee( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,551 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
The vow by Krickitt Carpenter( Visual )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,471 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
Leap year by Anand Tucker( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,441 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
Flash of genius( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Robert Kearns. The Kearns' were a typical 1960s Detroit family. Bob is a college professor and part-time inventor. When Bob invents a device that would eventually be used by every car in the world, the Kearns' think they have struck gold. But their aspirations are dashed after the auto giants, who originally embraced Bob's creation, unceremoniously shuns him. Ignored, threatened and then buried in years of litigation, Bob is haunted by what was done to his family and their future. He becomes a man obsessed with justice and the conviction that his life's work, or anyone else's for that matter, should be acknowledged by those who stood to benefit. He and his family pay the toll for refusing to compromise his dignity
Shanghai knights by Alfred Gough( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,231 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. With the help of Chon's sister, the trio stop the assassination and return the Imperial Seal to its rightful owners
The recruit by Roger Towne( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,210 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
Bruce Almighty by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 with all of His divine powers and challenges him to take on "The Big Job" to see if he can do it any better
Reign of fire by Robert M. J Bowman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In present day London dragons awake. Fast forward 20 years, to a world devastated by their destruction. Fire Chief Quinn, is responsible for warding off the beasts and keeping a community alive in what's left of the world. Into their midst comes a hotshot American, Van Zan, who says he has a way to destroy the beasts and save mankind
Shanghai Noon by Tom Dey( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shanghai noon: Two cultures collide when East meets West in Shanghai Noon. Chan goes West to rescue the beautiful kidnapped Princess Pei Pei. When he meets up with laid-back outlaw cowboy dude Roy O'Bannon the best mismatch ever made in the rough and tumble Old West. Shanghai knights: 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
Mr. 3000 by Touchstone Entertainment( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 929 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?
Balls of fury by George Lopez( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 905 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 )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 826 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
The invisible by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 760 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
Abandon( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 621 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 )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brad and Kate live in San Francisco. They have been together for three years of love, having fun, and doing all sorts of things together with no intention of marriage or children. Christmas morning, they're on their way to Fiji, having told both sets of divorced parents that they're off to do charity work. But a fog rolls in that even Rudolph's nose can illuminate, shutting down the airport. Now they have no choice but to visit each of their four idiosyncratic parents. As the day progresses, Brad and Kate remember growing up, each learns more about the other, and Kate realizes that her life may not be as good as it could be. Now, the two have to see if they can weather the storms their families bring
Shanghai noon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 20 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
 
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