WorldCat Identities

Barber, Gary

Overview
Works: 46 works in 159 publications in 3 languages and 22,216 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about  Gary Barber Publications about Gary Barber
Publications by  Gary Barber Publications by Gary Barber
Most widely held works by Gary Barber
27 dresses ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,086 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
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Bill Bailey ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,883 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 ship Heart of Gold. They meet many people and aliens in their search for the ultimate question
Evan almighty by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,654 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,489 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 1,399 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 1,363 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
Alexander Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo Le Comte de Monte Cristo ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edmond Dantes is betrayed by his best friend and wrongly imprisoned. After a miraculous escape, he transforms himself into the mysterious and wealthy Count of Monte Cristo and puts a cunning plan of revenge into action
Flash of genius ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Russian and held by 1,263 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 shun 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 Spanish and held by 1,238 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 )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,205 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 and 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 965 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 960 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 )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 889 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 A Frank ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An admired high school hockey player with a bright future, drives in the night with his girlfriend 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 )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shanghai noon: Two cultures collide when East meets West in Shanghai Noon, a stunt-filled, action-adventure comedy. Chinese Imperial Guard Chan goes West to rescue the beautiful kidnapped Princess Pei Pei. There 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. With the help of Chon's sister, the trio stop the assassination and return the Imperial Seal to its rightful owners
The invisible by David S Goyer ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 731 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
Connie and Carla ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 678 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
Abandon ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 603 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
Mr. 3000 by Touchstone Entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 601 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?
The pacifier by Thomas Lennon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lt. Shane Wolfe is a tough-as-nails Navy SEAL who has controlled military operations in every corner of the globe. Now, the ultimate test comes when he's assigned to protect the home front, as in a house loaded with five out-of-control kids. But even when he trades combat gear for diapers and juice boxes, it becomes more than just a babysitting job
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.08 for Mr. 3000 ... to 0.17 for The hitchh ...)
Languages
English (115)
Spanish (5)
Russian (1)
Covers