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Barber, Gary

Overview
Works: 32 works in 197 publications in 6 languages and 23,544 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Romantic comedy films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Christmas 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 2,215 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 )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 2,025 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 )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seconds before Earth is destroyed by the nastiest creatures in the universe, Arthur Dent is whisked into space by his friend, an alien in human form
Evan almighty by Universal Pictures ; Spyglass Entertainment( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,738 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
Underdog by Frederik Du Chau( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,544 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 Michael Sucsy( Visual )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,474 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 1,434 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?
Flash of genius( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,343 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
Shanghai knights by Alfred Gough( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El viejo mundo se topa con el salvaje oeste cuando Chong Wang (Jackie Chan) y Roy O'Bannon (Owen Wilson) ensillan de nuevo para Shanghai kid en Londres, la divertida continuación de la loca y exitosa comedia Shanghai kid. Chon deja su honorable vida como sheriff de Carson City cuando su hermana le da la noticia de la muerte de su distanciado padre. Entonces Chon se reúne con con Roy, su compañero de aventuras y eterno contador de historias, en una valiente búsqueda de honor y venganza. Las pistas los llevan hasta Londres, poniendo a los héroes favoritos de América en medio de un complot para asesinar a la familia real. Por lo que Chon se ve envuelto en más problemas de los que esperaba cuando intenta vengar la memoria de su padre, dar una buena patada a la Inglaterra victoriana y mantener al enamoradizo Roy alejado de su hermana. ¿Quién dijo que no es posible enseñar nuevos trucos al viejo mundo?--Envase
The recruit by Roger Towne( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<<Spartacus>> nennt sich jenes superbe Computer-Programm, mit welchem sich James Clayton einen guten Namen macht. Klar, dass sich den Jungsporn jeder Arbeitgeber angeln möchte. Das Rennen macht schliesslich der C.l.A.-Mann Walter Burke, der ihn unter seine Fittiche nimmt. Doch das Training ist hart und je tiefer Clayton in die Machenschaften der C.l.A. gerät umso mehr merkt er, dass man niemandem vertrauen kann. - Spannender Spionage-Thriller, in dem sich der aufstrebende Jungstar Colin Farrell voll entfalten kann.(Quelle: www.moviemedia.ch)
Bruce Almighty by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evan Almighty: 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
Reign of fire by Rob Bowman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,017 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 )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 981 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 Pictures( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 930 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 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 903 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 819 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 David S Goyer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 766 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."
Abandon( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 619 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 )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 53 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
27 dresses ; Bride wars ; What happens in Vegas ; What's your number?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 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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