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Jenkins, Richard 1947-

Overview
Works: 165 works in 679 publications in 6 languages and 51,149 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films  Children's films  Romance films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Jenkins
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery
The visitor by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

55 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Vale is a widower who teaches economics at a Connecticut university. He lives alone and is no longer motivated by his work. In New York to present a paper at a conference, he goes to the apartment that he has not visited in some time, but has kept since his wife was alive, only to discover a young couple living there. Despite their great cultural differences, Walter befriends Tarek, a Syrian citizen and drummer, and gradually builds a friendship with Esi, his girlfriend from Senegal. One day, when returning from Central Park with Walter, Tarek is arrested for jumping a stuck subway turnstile, despite the fact that he had paid. The police discover he does not have legal papers and transfer him to an immigrant detention center in Queens. Feeling responsible for and connected to Tarek, Walter decides to stay in New York to help and support him. Not hearing from her son, Tarek's mother arrives from Michigan to find out why, and she and Walter support one another while they attempt to free Tarek
The tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness
Dear John by Channing Tatum( Visual )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While John, a young soldier, is home on a temporary leave, he meets and falls in love with Savannah, a college girl on her spring break. Savannah promises to write to John when he is sent overseas. Over the next seven years, the couple continues to be separated by John's increasingly dangerous deployments. Though they meet only sporadically, they continue to stay in touch through love letters that eventually bring fateful consequences
Intolerable cruelty by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's comic gold as two of Hollywood's most dazzling stars - George Clooney and Academy Award-winner, Catherine Zeta-Jones - light up the screen in Intolerable Cruelty, a hilarious romantic comedy about men, women, and everything that can go wrong between them. Sparks fly when brilliant divorce attorney Miles Massey (George Clooney) meets his match in the beautiful but ruthless Marylin Rexroth (Catherine Zeta-Jones). From Academy Award-winning directors Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (Fargo; O Brother, Where Art Thou), Intolerable Cruelty also stars multi-talented Billy Bob Thornton and outrageous Cedric The Entertainer
Jack Reacher by Christopher McQuarrie( Visual )

27 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-military investigator Jack Reacher leaps off the pages of Lee Child's bestselling novel and onto the big screen in this explosive thriller. When an unspeakable crime is committed, all evidence points to the suspect in custody who offers up a single note in defense: Get Jack Reacher! The law has its limits, but Reacher does not when his fight for the truth pits him against an unexpected enemy with a skill for violence and a secret to keep
Rumor has it by Warner Bros. Pictures ; Radar Pictures/Bedford Falls Company/Cruise-Wagner( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah has finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't sure if marriage is what she wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have answers the she has been looking for
North Country by Charlize Theron( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the late 1980s, this drama inspired by actual events follows a single mother as she returns to her northern Minnesota hometown in search of work. After her friend gets her a job at a local iron mine, she finds herself facing unsafe conditions and sexual harassment. Deciding to fight back, she enlists the help of sympathetic attorney to sue her uncaring employers
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country
Turbo by Inter Nationes( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a freak accident, a garden snail with dreams of becoming the fastest snail in the world might just realize his goal
The Indian in the cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his 9th birthday, Omri receives a cupboard that magically brings his 3 in. toy Indian Little Bear to life. They bond, embarking on an amazing adventure, until Omri's friend Patrick brings a 6-shooting cowboy to life and the secret is in danger of being revealed
Step brothers by Adam McKay( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brennan and Dale are two middle-aged loafers who are forced to live together when their parents get married. When their immature antics over TV privileges and personal property take their toll on their parents' marriage, the devious duo hatch a scheme to reunite the couple
The man who wasn't there by Ethan Coen( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction
Killing them softly by Andrew Dominik( Visual )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer for the mob. When a high-stakes, mob-protected card game is heisted by some small-time crooks, Cogan is called in to track them down and restore order to the local criminal economy
The Cabin in the Woods by Drew Goddard( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A rambunctious group of five college friends steal away for a weekend of debauchery in an isolated country cabin, only to be attacked by horrific supernatural creatures in a night of endless terror and bloodshed. Sound familiar? Just wait. As the teens begin to exhibit standard horror movie behavior, a group of technicians in a control room are scrutinizing, and sometimes even controlling, every move the terrified kids make! With their efforts continually thwarted by an all-powerful 'eye in the sky,' do they have any chance of escape?"--Container
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four-part drama that tells the story of a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community
Fun with Dick and Jane by Columbia Pictures( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2000, Dick gets a plum promotion as a mega-corporate communications director. His boss is preparing to bail out of the company just before stock prices plummet. Dick's wife Jane has quit her job as a travel agent, so when the corporate stocks hit rock bottom, Dick and Jane are left penniless and desperate. They decide to resort to petty thievery and this eventually gets them plotting high-stakes revenge against the greedy executives who ruined their lives
Friends with Benefits by Will Gluck( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to avoid the cliches of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan and Jamie soon discover however that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications
Let me in by Matt Reeves( Visual )

29 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abby, an eerily self-possessed young girl, emerges from her heavily curtained apartment only at night and always barefoot, seemingly immune to the bitter winter elements. Owen, an alienated 12-year-old boy, recognizes a fellow outcast and opens up to her, forming a unique bond. But as a string of grisly murders occupy his town, Owen has to confront the reality that this seemingly innocent girl might be hiding an unthinkable secret
 
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Alternative Names
Jenkins, Richard Dale.

Riçard Cenkins

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Дженкинс, Ричард

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