Green, Jack N. 1946-
Most widely held works by Jack N Green
Secondhand lions ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 1,731 libraries worldwide
To the rest of the world, Garth and Hub are mysterious old men hiding millions. But to Walter, they are family - and now they're about to lead him on an adventure he'll never forget.
The 40-year-old virgin ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
40-year-old Andy Stitzer has a cushy job stamping invoices at an electronics superstore, a nice apartment that includes a collection of action figures and comic books, good friends, a nice attitude. But at 40, Andy is still a virgin. His friends think he's a bit of an oddball, but they consider it their duty to help Andy out of his dire situation and decide to go to great lengths to help him. But nothing proves effective enough to lure their friend out of lifelong chastity until he meets Trish, a 40-year-old mother of three. Andy's friends are excited by the possibility that "it" may finally happen, that is until they hear that Andy and Trish have begun their relationship based on a mutual no-sex policy.
Serenity ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,076 libraries worldwide
A group of intergalactic revolutionaries get more than they bargained for when they agree to transport two teenagers aboard their ship.
50 first dates ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 957 libraries worldwide
Henry Roth lives an enviable life in a Hawaiian paradise, spending every night with a different beautiful tourist in search of an island fling. It's a great life, no strings attached ... until he meets Lucy. He and Lucy hit it off right from the start, but the next day she acts like she doesn't know him. Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss, so every night all memory of her day is erased. But a man in love will go to great lengths to win the girl of his dreams. In an effort to help her remember him, he makes a video tape for her to watch every morning.
The bridges of Madison County ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 928 libraries worldwide
World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid and Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson aren't looking to turn their lives upside down. Each is at a point in life where expectations are behind them. Yet four days after meeting, they won't want to lose the love they've found.
Absolute power ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Multiple languages and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Career thief and ex-con Luther Whitney witnesses the death of a woman by the President of the United States and no one is ready or willing to believe his story. What lengths will the President and his aids go to in order to hide the truth?
Against the ropes ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Jackie Kallen is a sassy, brassy boxing manager-in-the-making determined to change "Lethal" Luther Shaw from a mere street punk into a world-class prizefighter. To help Shaw rise to the rank of number-one contender, Jackie coaxes veteran trainer Felix Reynolds out of retirement. Before they can all realize their dream of a championship bout, they must first learn what it takes to stand in each other's corner. Jackie Kallen becomes the first female to ever make a name for herself in this male-dominated sport.
A man apart ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
A DEA agent is on a deadly vendetta to take down the boss of the powerful cartel that killed his wife. He will not rest until the drug boss is dead or behind bars.
Bird ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations.
Space cowboys ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 468 libraries worldwide
The brash flyboys of Team Daedalus trained body and mind for America's leap into space. Then, with the formation of NASA, they were replaced by trained chimpanzees. Four decades later, the old-school test pilots, with their grasp of outdated technology, are the only ones able to repair Russia's primitive, deorbiting satellite that threatens to crash to earth.
The amazing panda adventure ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
"On a trek into the lush bamboo forests, Ryan is unexpectedly separated from his father. With the help of a young Chinese girl, he aims to bring to safety a baby panda that he's boldly taken away from heartless poachers. They'd better move fast, however: the poachers are coming after them and the baby panda cannot survive much longer without its mother."--Container.
Serenity ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
The crew of the Serenity is getting desperate. They have lain lower and lower to protect their doctor, Simon Tam (Sean Maher), and his telepathic traumatized little sister, River (Summer Glau), from the alliance, whom he rescued her from a year earlier. This has made getting jobs harder and now they are desperate. When they take River on a robbery during which Reavers (humans who have gone crazy and turned into cannibals) attack, Simon decides that its time to leave the crew of the Serenity for his and River's safety. She then mutters "Miranda" and goes berserk and nearly shoots Capt. Malcolm Reynolds (Nathan Fillion), until her brother says the safety word to put her to sleep. Reynolds decides to take them back on board for safety, only now an alliance operative (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is on their tracks and making Reynolds determined to find out what "Miranda" is and what the.
Heartbreak Ridge ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Multiple languages and English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Eastwood plays "Gunny" Highway, a grizzled U.S. Marine Corps lifer who, as he begins his last tour of duty before mandatory retirement, sees the bumpy road his life has taken become even more complicated.
Traveller ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 154 libraries worldwide
While teaching another man how to scam people, Bokky, a Southern con-artist, begins to see his marks as human beings and becomes confused about his loyalty to his fellow swindlers.
Twister ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 74 libraries worldwide
A scientist is determined to discover a better way of predicting tornadoes with a device that shoots thousands of little trackers into the eye of the storm. Trouble is, getting it there is very dangerous.
Unforgiven ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Two retired, down-on-their luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey.
Bad company ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Two former secret agents run a business to perform corporate dirty work.
Serenity ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
River Tam and her brother Simon are hiding out from the totalitarian government that experimented with River's brain aboard a space-freighter. Captained by a down on his luck soldier, the crew of Serenity must take jobs, whether they are legal or not, while trying to avoid the Alliance, and keeping the Tams safe. Then things get out of control and the true extent of River's powers becomes known. At the same time, the Alliance sends a new Operative to make sure that what River knows doesn't get out.
Clint Eastwood out of the shadows ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Program covers Clint Eastwood's life and work.
Trapped in Paradise ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Pathological liar Dave Firpo and his kleptomaniac brother Alvin are two small-time crooks who lure their good-hearted brother Bill into robbing a bank in the small town of Paradise, Pennsylvania. Pulling off the heist is a snap compared to getting out of town after a snowstorm hits.
Action and adventure films Adultery African American boxers Astronauts Baldacci, David Boxing films Boxing managers Boxing trainers Brothers and sisters Comedy films Coming of age Dating (Social customs) Detective and mystery films Drama Drug control Employees Ex-convicts Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Hawaii Human experimentation in medicine Interplanetary voyages Iowa Iowa--Madison County Kallen, Jackie Man-woman relationships Murder Photographers Political corruption Presidents Revenge Romantic comedy films Science fiction films Short-term memory Texas Totalitarianism Uncles United States United States.--Drug Enforcement Administration Video recording Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Virginity Waller, Robert James,--1939- Whedon, Joss,--1964-
Green, Jack, 1946-
Green, Jack N. 1946-
Green, John N., 1946-
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