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Davis, John 1954-

Overview
Works: 192 works in 993 publications in 10 languages and 54,598 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Production personnel, Director, Scenarist, fmp, Conceptor, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Davis
Eragon by Christopher Paolini( Visual )

52 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eragon is an orphaned farm boy whose destiny is sealed forever when a mystic stone chooses him for its keeper. This is no ordinary stone, this is the last surviving egg of the dragon race. Eragon is now the new Dragon Rider, the boy who will be a savior to the repressed peoples of the Kingdom. The Kingdom is ruled by the wicked King Galbatorix and his evil wizard Durza. Eragon, together with his mentor, Brom, the gracious dragon Saphira and the beautiful Princess Arya learn more about themselves, their responsibilities and their destinies
Joy by David O Russell( Visual )

19 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love, pave the road in this intense emotional and human comedy about becoming a true boss of family and enterprise facing a world of unforgiving commerce
The Firm by John Grisham( Visual )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm
Ferdinand by Kate McKinnon( Visual )

13 editions published in 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ferdinand is giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast and torn from his home, he rallies a misfit team for an epic adventure in order to return to his family. Based on the classic children's book, and filled with nonstop fun and laughs, Ferdinand proves you can't judge a bull by its cover."--Back cover
Mr. Popper's penguins by Jim Carrey( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mr. Popper [is] a successful business man who's clueless when it comes to the really important things in life--until he gets an unexpected present--six "adorable"penguins. Soon Popper's rambunctious roommates turn his swank New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland--and the rest of his world upside down"--Container
Garfield the movie by Davis Entertainment Company( Visual )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garfield's owner, Jon, takes in sweet, but dimwitted pooch Odie, turning Garfield's perfect world upside-down. Now Garfield wants only one thing: Odie out of his home and his life! But when the hapless pup disappears and is kidnapped by a nasty dog trainer, Garfield, feeling responsible, tears himself away from the TV and springs into action
Game night by Jonathan Goldstein( Visual )

17 editions published in 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des couples se réunissent régulièrement pour jouer à des jeux de société. Mais une nuit, le jeu devient un peu trop réel et un meurtre est commis
I, robot by Alex Proyas( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chicago police detective in the year 2035 AD investigates the murder of a scientist and suspects the murder was committed by a robot designed to work alongside humans
Daddy day care by David Patrick Columbia( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious childrens academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business
Grumpy old men by Donald Petrie( Visual )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neighborhood curmudgeons' long-running feud becomes an all-out rivalry when an attractive widow moves into the house across the street
Marmaduke by Tom Dey( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In comedy, the 'Duke' is livin' large in Orange County, California. But fitting in with his new four-legged friends isn't always easy for a super-sized teenage dog
Grumpier old men( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max and John team up against Maria who has turned their favorite bait shop into an Italian restaurant
Victor Frankenstein by Paul McGuigan( Visual )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man, and the legend, we know today
Chronicle by Josh Trank( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seen through the lens of a troubled teen's video camera, yet filled with eye-popping action and jaw-dropping special effects, Chronicle is as real as it gets. When three ordinary high school friends make an extraordinary discovery, they acquire amazing abilities beyond their understanding. But as their powers develop, so do their darker sides. Fun, harmless pranks soon lead to much riskier activities as the boys' 'gifts, ' and their lives, spin dangerously out of control!
Behind enemy lines by John Moore( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navy flight navigator Lt. Burnett and his pilot are shot down over Bosnia during a routine reconnaissance mission after seeing something the Serbian forces didn't want them to see. Once on the ground, deep inside enemy territory, the chase is on as they are tracked by rebel forces who want to make sure they are dead. Meanwhile back on the aircraft carrier, the commander, who wants to mount a rescue mission, must play political games to make it happen
Garfield by Twenith Century Fox( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Arbuckle travels to the London and decides to bring his cat, Garfield, along for the trip. A case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle after swapping places with an aristocratic kitty who has inherited a fabulous castle. Garfield's reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate
The Express by Gary Fleder( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1949, dans une ville ouvrière de l'État de New York, le petit Ernie Davis affiche très jeune un redoutable talent pour la course. Plus tard, après s'être illustré sur le terrain de football, Davis est courtisé par les équipes de plusieurs universités. Sur le conseil de son idole Jim Brown, il opte pour Syracuse et ses Orangemen. Au début des années 1960, l'ascension de Davis fait écho à la lutte pour les droits civiques. Les parties que son équipe dispute dans le Sud sont particulièrement éprouvantes sur ce plan. Premier joueur noir à gagner le trophée Heisman, Ernie Davis aura brillé brièvement mais intensément
Predator by John McTiernan( Visual )

37 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waging an all-out war against an unseen enemy, a force more powerful and deadly than any on Earth. That is because this predator is not of this Earth
Gulliver's travels : Gulliver's fun pack( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a shipwreck lands a lowly mailroom clerk named Gulliver (Black) on the fantastical island of Lilliput, he transforms into a giant--in size and ego! Gulliver's tall tales and heroic deeds win the hearts of the tiny Lilliputians, but when he loses it all and puts his newfound friends in peril, Gulliver must find a way to undo the damage. Through it all, Gulliver may just learn that it's how big you are on the inside that counts"--Container
Norbit by Charlie Murphy( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norbit is a mild-mannered man who in 1967 was abandoned by his parents and left at an orphanage as a baby. He is raised by the owner of the orphanage, Mr. Wong. He becomes friends with another orphan, Kate. When Kate is adopted, Norbit feels lonely but is protected by the fat and big Rasputia. When they grow up, Rasputia becomes a monstrous woman. She and Norbit get married. When Kate returns to her hometown, she has decided to buy Mr. Wong's orphanage. Norbit recalls his friendship and falls in love with her. But Rasputia, her gangster brothers and Deion Hughes, Kate's fiancé, have other intentions for the orphanage
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, John (1953- )

Davis, John A. 1954-

Davis, John A. ca. 1954-

Davis, John A. (John Andrew), 1954-

Davis, John Andrew 1954-

John Davis Amerikaans filmproducent

John Davis producteur de films américain

John Davis productor de cine estadounidense

John Davis produttore cinematografico statunitense

John Davis US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Τζον Ντέιβις

Джон Девіс

Джон Дэвис

Ջոն Դևիս

ג'ון דייוויס

ג'ון דייוויס שחקן אמריקאי

جان دیویس بازیگر و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

جون ديفيس منتج أفلام أمريكي

ジョン・デイヴィス

约翰·戴维斯 (制片人)

約翰·戴維斯 (電影監製)

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