WorldCat Identities

Simonds, Robert 1964-

Works: 141 works in 493 publications in 4 languages and 20,445 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Spy films  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Sports films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author, Production personnel, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Simonds
Most widely held works by Robert Simonds
Cheaper by the dozen by Michael Barnathon( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Kate Baker have made many sacrifices in their professional lives in order to raise their twelve children. When Tom is offered a job as a Division I college football coach, he moves the entire pack to a suburb in Chicago. This move shakes up the entire family, but when Kate's memoirs get published, she takes off on a book tour. The lack of parental guidance creates problems for all the Baker kids, and chaos ensues
Herbie fully loaded by Walt Disney( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering Herbie, the VW bug, in a junkyard, Maggie Peyton restores him and together they go off-road
The Pink Panther by Shawn Levy( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a star soccer coach is murdered and his priceless Pink Panther diamond stolen, France is in an uproar. Fortunately, Inspector Jacques Clouseau is on the case; he doesn't have a clue, but for Clouseau that is just a minor detail
This means war by McG( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"FDR (Chris Pine) and Tuck (Tom Hardy) are covert CIA operatives and best buddies-- until they both fall for charming and sexy Lauren (Reese Witherspoon). Their friendship is put to the ultimate test as they wage an epic battle for her affection, using their surveillance skills and an array of high-tech gadgetry. May the best spy win!"--Container
License to wed by Ken Kwapis( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly engaged couple, Ben Murphy and Sadie Jones can't wait to be married and live their life together. The problem is that Sadie's family church, St. Augustine's, is run by Reverend Frank, who won't bless them until they pass his patented, "fool-proof" marriage-prep course. The course consists of outrageous classes, outlandish homework assignments and some outright invasion of privacy. Reverend Frank's rigorous curriculum puts Ben and Sadie's relationship to the test
The spy next door by Jackie Chan( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reminiscent of Kindergarten Cop, with a dash of Spy Kids, The Spy Next Door blends together an entertaining mixture of family fun and martial-arts comedy styling to form a familiar story that once again reminds us that even hardened action heroes have a soft side. Jackie Chan stars as Bob Ho, an international spy on loan to the CIA who gives up his job in hopes of leading a so-called normal life with his next-door-neighbor girlfriend and her rambunctious brood. There's nothing in Spy that the audience hasn't seen before from similarly themed incarnations (think The Pacifier), but, fans will appreciate director Brian Levant's homage to Jackie Chan's past Hong Kong movie blockbusters, most notably, Police Story and The Legend of Drunken Master, during the opening credit sequence, which is fitting considering many of the action sequences are derivative of those films. The main story centers on Bob's relationship with artsy single mom Gillian (Amber Valletta) and her three kids: precocious teenage stepdaughter Farren (Madeline Carroll), nerdy middle child Ian (Will Shadley), and adorably energetic Nora (Alina Foley). After an emergency sends Gillian away to Denver, Bob steps up and offers to watch the kids while she's gone. Ill-equipped to handle a situation that's clearly over his head, Bob utilizes his spy skills and gadgets, video watch, GPS tracking, x-ray glasses, to gain control over the situation in hopes of winning over the kid's affection, but when an old enemy escapes from prison and threatens his potential family, Bob must return to his 007 world of international espionage to protect them. Admittedly, there's a certain level of cheese in this film, especially when it comes to the Boris-and-Natasha-style villains, Poldark (Magnús Scheving) and Creel (Katherine Boecher), whose silly Russian stereotyped performances and running joke about American fashion unabashedly border on cringe-worthy territory. Not to mention, the thinly plotted storyline involving brainiac Ian, who accidentally downloads a top-secret formula for oil-eating ooze created by the bad guys, which propels the main action of the film. Adding to the pile are the supporting cast members: George Lopez as the traitorous CIA agent, Glaze, and Billy Ray Cyrus as CIA agent and Bob's BFF Colton James, who lends folksy witticisms like "As gone as rum cake at an AA meeting." Even so, Chan's charm wins out in the end, and The Spy Next Door's most effective sequences involve Bob's attempts to bond with the kids -- from taking little Nora shopping for a Halloween costume to helping Ian with school bullies and girls. These comedic moments more or less overshadow an otherwise simplistic narrative, and the audience can't help but smile to themselves every time Chan appears onscreen. Die-hard fans might miss the era of classic kick-ass Hong Kong action films, but Spy manages to fill that void as an entertaining alternative that kids and parents alike will enjoy", viewed November 20, 2018
Furry vengeance by Roger Kumble( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes four legs are better than two. Dan just moved his wife and son to the woods to take a new job with a supposedly eco-friendly housing development. But the fur, and Dan's temper, is sure to fly when the local critters learn of the bleak plans for their forest home and stop at nothing to halt construction
The Pink Panther 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther diamond, Clouseau is assigned to a dream team of international detectives who are under pressure to bring the master thief to justice before he strikes again
The waterboy by Adam Sandler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oddball mama's boy who lives to carry water for football players becomes a star when a coach discovers his hidden ferocity and channels it into gridiron greatness
Happy Gilmore by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

19 editions published between 1919 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy Gilmore: Although Happy dreams of becoming a professional hockey player, he discovers that his hockey slap shot translates to an astonishing 400 yard tee shot. So when his grandmother loses her home to the IRS, Happy decides to earn the house back by joining the pro golf tour, bringing his ferocious temper and outlandish antics to the well-tended fairways. Before long, Happy is a media sensation, attracting crowds and news cameras wherever he goes. But Happy's bitter rival has his own plans for the golf superstar, resulting in a riotous, laugh-filled confrontation on the links
Joe Dirt( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe is searching for the family that left him behind at the Grand Canyon when he was a boy. Along the way he meets up with a shock jock DJ, who targets Joe as the butt of his show. But his plucky spirit and ability to keep it real, has the listeners cheering him on and helps him find a better family than the one he thought he wanted
Billy Madison( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's heir to the Madison Hotel millions, but in order to win his father's respect, and his fortune 500 company, grown-up goof-off Billy must repeat all 12 grades of school in just 24 weeks!
See Spot run( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gordon, an offbeat mailman, never met a dog he couldn't handle. That is until he offers to watch a neighbors young son, James. Together, Gordon and James befriend an FBI crime-fighting superdog, "Agent 11" (whom they name "Spot"), who is hiding from the mob. Gordon, James and "Spot" save the day by rescuing an FBI agent, who has been caught by the mob boss
Little Nicky by Steven Brill( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When your mother is an angel and your father is the devil, life can be really confusing. For Little Nicky, it just got a whole lot worse. His two evil brothers have just escaped from Hell and are wreaking havoc on an unsuspecting earth. His dad is disintegrating and it's up to Nicky to save him and all of humanity. Can Nicky find his inner evil in time to save the world?
The Wedding Singer by Frank Coraci( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robbie Hart is a wedding singer who can cover the latest hits, deliver the perfect toast to the bride and groom and even get Grandma on the dance floor. But when Robbie is dumped at his own wedding, he has a total eclipse of the heart and becomes the ultimate cynic. It's not until he meets Julia, a waitress, that Robbie starts to come around. However, Julia's about to get married herself, and unless Robbie can pull off the performance of a lifetime, the girl of his dreams may be gone forever
Rebound by Martin Lawrence( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hothead college basketball coach, more interested in endorsement deals than a winning team, takes on a winless junior high school team and rediscovers the magic of dedication and teamwork
Head over heels by Joan Micklin Silver( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda has a great job restoring paintings for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a great place to live, a spacious East Side apartment that she shares with four successful models. Amanda is in the market for a great boyfriend. She thinks she may have found the right guy in Jim Winston, but she has reason to believe that he might be guilty of murder. Since she's not sure he has actually done anything wrong, she decides to find out the truth
Corky Romano by Touchstone( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corky is an oddball veterinarian with a penchant for pop music from the '80s. As a youth, he was kicked out of his Mafia-connected family. Now his father has been indicted and needs Corky to infiltrate the FBI and steal the government's evidence against him. Corky is willing to help his family, but his brothers go overboard when intimidating the computer hacker who gets Corky's bogus application into the FBI academy, presenting him as a super agent named Pissant. Now Corky must live up to his reputation for an eminently qualified top cop while simultaneously trying to get the goods on his dad
Leave it to Beaver by Christopher McDonald( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lot has changed since Leave it to Beaver aired 50 years ago, but eight-year-old Beaver's innocent fun still has a knack for getting him into big trouble. Join the Beaver, his parents, Ward and June and his brother Wally in their wacky family adventures in this tale that brings the classic favorite to today's audiences
Half baked( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventure of three lovable party buds trying to find cash to bail their friend out of jail. But just when the guys have mastered a plan, everything comes dangerously close to going up in smoke!
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The Pink Panther
License to wedHappy GilmoreJoe DirtBilly MadisonSee Spot runLittle NickyThe Wedding SingerHead over heelsHalf baked
Alternative Names
Robert Simonds Amerikaans filmproducent

Robert Simonds producteur de films américain

Robert Simonds productor de cine estadounidense

Robert Simonds produttore cinematografico statunitense

Robert Simonds US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

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Роберт Саймондс американский кинопродюсер

Роберт Саймондс американський кінопродюсер

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English (233)

Spanish (13)

French (1)

Turkish (1)