WorldCat Identities

Barber, Gary

Works: 42 works in 170 publications in 4 languages and 23,385 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Legal films  Action and adventure films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Teen films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gary Barber
27 dresses by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,176 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)
Alexander Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,943 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 fiancé 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 )

11 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,918 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( Visual )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evan Baxter (Steve Carell), whose wish to "change the world" is heard by none other than God (Morgan Freeman). When God appears with the perplexing request to build an ark, Evan is sure he is losing it. But soon mysterious deliveries of wood and tools are being dropped on his doorstep, animals of every shape and size are flocking to him two by two, and his self-absorbed life goes from overnight success to almighty mess!
Underdog by Jason Lee( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,511 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 )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How far would you go for love? When Anna (Amy Adams) learns of a strange Irish tradition that allows women to propose to their men on Leap Day (February 29th), she flies straight to Ireland to corner her high flying boyfriend and pop the question. All seems lost when her plane lands in the wrong city, but a handsome inn-keeper Declan (Matthew Goode) comes to her rescue and drives her across country in a crazy comedy of errors ... but will Anna's heart stay true to her man or will Declan's Irish charm prove irresistible?
The vow( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, The Vow is the tale of a love that refuses to be forgotten. Leo is devastated when a car accident plunges his wife Paige into a deep coma. She miraculously recovers - but the last five years of her memories have vanished. Suddenly, Leo finds himself married to a stranger who can't remember anything about him. Naively, Paige falls back under the influence of her controlling parents and reconnects with her ex-fiancé. Desperately, Leo tries to recreate the moments that shaped their romance. Can he rekindle the passion before he loses Paige forever?
Flash of genius( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Shanghai knights by Alfred Gough( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,239 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 )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clayton recently completed his studies at MIT. One evening, Clayton is approached by Walter Burke, a recruiter for the CIA, and believes Clayton is just the sort of man the CIA is looking for. Clayton, who has little interest in an ordinary nine-to-five career accepts the offer. Clayton has to keep in mind Burke's dictum that "nothing is as it seems," especially when Clayton is given a special assignment -- find the mole within the Agency's training program who is actually feeding information to America's enemies
Reign of fire by Rob Bowman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,006 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
Dragonfly by David Seltzer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, is a physician mourning the death of his wife Emily who died in South America, where she was providing medical outreach. Wracked by grief, Joe feels obligated to check in on his wife's pediatric patients, fulfilling a promise he made before she left. Visiting the ward, Joe starts to believe that Emily is using the near-death experiences of her terminal patients to communicate with him, through images the children report seeing in their dreams, and the symbols they are compelled to draw
Balls of fury by George Lopez( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 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
Shanghai Noon by Tom Dey( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Imperial guard journeys from China to the American West, where he partners with an outlaw cowboy to rescue the daughter of the Chinese emperor, who has been kidnapped
The lookout by Scott Frank( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist
The invisible by David S Goyer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nick Powell is a handsome young writer with a future as bright as he is. Then one tragic night he's brutally attacked and left for dead - but he's really not. He's trapped in a ghostly limbo where no one can see or hear him except Annie, the one person who might be 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."
Connie and Carla by Michael Lembeck( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connie and Carla are best friends who want to make a name for themselves in the musical theater. One night, Connie and Carla witness a low-level Mafiosi hit. The gals are seen by the shooters, and they hit the road in fear for their lives. Connie and Carla end up in Los Angeles, needing new identities. After watching a drag review, they decide to pose as drag queens. Their act is an immediate hit, and soon they're the toast of L.A.'s gay community. Meanwhile, Connie falls for Jeff, a regular guy looking for his cross-dressing brother
Mr. 3000 by Touchstone Entertainment( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 606 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 )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 604 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
The pacifier by Thomas Lennon( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Shane Wolfe, a Navy SEAL, is assigned to protect the five children of a recently deceased government scientist
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