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Gerber, Bill

Overview
Works: 33 works in 132 publications in 6 languages and 8,919 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  History  Action and adventure films  Sports films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Gerber
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

43 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, is pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's prize possession, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood
What a girl wants by Dennie Gordon( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American teenager yearns to meet her long-lost father, an influential British politician. Will she be able to remake herself as a proper lady to fit into Dad's button-down world?
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1979 version: Dentist Sheldon Kornpett is a respectable man. He has a daughter who is about to marry the son of a very suspicious character, Vince Ricardo. Nonetheless, Vince calls on Sheldon and convinces him to go with him on a series of adventures, claiming all the while that he is a CIA agent, and that what he is doing is in national interest. 2003 version: When two fathers of an engaged couple meet for the first time, they know they are very different. One is a podiatrist, happy with his quiet life. The other is a CIA operative, who lives life on the edge, and when circumstances get out of hand, involves the other in an arms-smuggling sting
The Dukes of Hazzard by Jie yi qian de la sa ka( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of "good old boy" cousins Bo and Luke Duke, who with the help of their eye-catching cousin Daisy and moonshine-running Uncle Jesse, try and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County's corrupt commissioner Boss Hogg
Grudge match( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone star as old boxing rivals who come out of retirement for one final match. Boxing promoter Dante Slate, Jr. makes them an offer they can't refuse: to reenter the ring and settle the score once and for all"--Container
American outlaws by Les Mayfield( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James ride home to Missouri to be on their ranch with their mother. As a railroad moves through buying up as much land as possible, burning folks out if need be, the James-Younger gang of outlaws become determined to use any means to protect their land and the land of their townsfolk and friends
Grind by White Knuckle Productions( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just before entering college, young skateboarder Eric decides to take a road trip from Chicago to California with his friends Dustin and Matt. Despite their underdog status, they intend to make it big in the world of skateboarding in the wake of legendary touring skater Jimmy Wilson. They pull tricks and tear it up in their wild attempts to get noticed and grab a sponsor. They end up needing to recruit a fourth team member named Sweet Lou
Juwanna Mann( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After he's kicked out the league, basketball bad boy Jamal Jeffries uses sass, hoop talent and the right shade of lipstick to transform himself into women's basketball league superstar Juwanna Mann. He's a man in a womens basketball world ... and he just might become a better person because of it
The Dukes of Hazzard( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet teenagers Bo and Luke Duke, high-spirited troublemakers, new to Hazzard County, paroled to the care of their moonshine-making Uncle Jesse. Blowhard Boss Hogg is already fleecing the citizenry to line his pockets but crosses the line when he sets out to steal the Duke farm. As the feudin', fussin', and fast-trackin' fun revs up, cousin Daisy transforms from country girl to Hazzard hottie and a vehicular legend--the General Lee-- is born, along with the boys' skills for outrunning Hogg and his deputies
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young guns II: The fictional story of Billy the Kid's race to safety in Mexico while being trailed by a group of government agents led by Pat Garrett
4 Film favorites : Girl's night collection : What a girl wants ; Cinderella story ; Sisterhood of the traveling pants ; Chasing liberty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What a girl wants : A spirited young American girl goes to London in search of her long-lost father. When she finds him, she sets out to prove that love can conquer all, but finds that her unique, impulsive style threatens the relationship she has waited for all her life. Cinderella story : High school senior Sam lives at the beck and call of her self-obsessed step-mother Fiona and her wicked step-sisters. With her sights set on attending Princeton, Sam finds her less-than-sparkling social life wonderfully complicated when she meets her Prince Charming online. But when her cyber soul mate turns out to her high school's ultra-popular quarterback Austin, Sam makes a mad dash back to reality. Fearing rejection if her secret is revealed, Sam dodges Austin's efforts to discover the identity of his princess. Sisterhood of the traveling pants : A story about a special summer in the lives of four lifelong friends who are separated for the first time. The young women find a pair of jeans that fits each of them perfectly and they decide to use the pants as a way of keeping in touch. Chasing liberty : Anna Foster is the 18-year-old daughter of President of the United States James Foster. Anna has led a privileged life, but she has grown to resist the constant presence of Secret Service agents getting in the way of her independence. While on a family trip to Europe, Anna manages to get away from security for a brief time. She inevitably falls for Ben Calder, with whom she enjoys a fresh and clean European vacation. Not wanting to ruin her fun, she doesn't tell him who she really is. Unfortunately, Ben has a secret identity of his own
American outlaws ; Young guns II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American outlaws: At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James ride home to Missouri to be on their ranch with their mother. As a railroad moves through buying up as much land as possible, burning folks out if need be, the James-Younger gang of outlaws become determined to use any means to protect their land and the land of their townsfolk and friends
Un long dimanche de fiançailles = A very long engagement by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Five soldiers are convicted of self-mutilation in order to escape military service during World War I. They are condemned to face near certain death in the no man's land between the French and German trench lines. It appears that all of them were killed in a subsequent battle, but the fiancée of one of the soldiers refuses to give up hope, and begins to uncover clues as to what actually took place on the battlefield. The story is told both from the point of view of the fiancée in Paris and the French countryside - mostly Brittany - of the 1920s, and in flashback to the battlefield."--Wikipedia
Ce que fille veut( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spirited young American girl goes to London in search of her long-lost father. When she finds him, she sets out to prove that love can conquer all, but finds that her unique, impulsive style threatens the relationship she has waited for all her life
Beerfest by Jay Chandrasekhar( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers travel to Germany for Oktoberfest and stumble upon a secret, centuries-old beer games competition
Ça planche( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just before entering college, young skateboarder Eric decides to take a road trip from Chicago to California with his friends Dustin and Matt. Despite their underdog status, they intend to make it big in the world of skateboarding in the wake of legendary touring skater Jimmy Wilson. They pull tricks and tear it up in their wild attempts to get noticed and grab a sponsor. They end up needing to recruit a fourth team member named Sweet Lou
The bachelor ; The in-laws( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The in-laws: When two fathers of an engaged couple meet for the first time, they know they are very different. One is a podiatrist, happy with his quiet life. The other is a CIA operative, who lives life on the edge, and when circumstances get out-of-hand, involves the other in an arms-smuggling sting
Crimes of the heart by Beth Henley( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Magrath sisters are reunited after a bizarre incident. Together again under the same roof, they must overcome sibling jealousies and the family reputation for taking the easy way out
Clint Eastwood : 20-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Project X ; [&] Beerfest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PROJECT X: Three seemingly anonymous high school seniors attempt to finally make a name for themselves. Their idea is innocent enough: throw a party that no one will forget, but nothing could prepare them for this party. Word spreads quickly as dreams are ruined, records are blemished and legends are born. BEERFEST: Jan and Todd Wolfhouse are given the task of taking their grandfather's ashes to be settled in the family plot in Germany. Little do they know, the family plot is actually Beerfest, an Olympic-like test of a beer gamer's mettle. When they get there and are accused by their German cousins of having stolen the family beer recipe, they are quickly humiliated in a drinking contest and sent back to America with their tails between their legs. They vow to have their revenge and come back next year to win the Beerfest competition. Jan and Todd assemble a team of their best friends and former drinking buddies including Landfill, Fink and Barry
 
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