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Davis, John 1954-

Works: 157 works in 975 publications in 10 languages and 53,075 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Scenarist, Director, fmp, Conceptor, Author, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Davis
Eragon by Stefen Fangmeier( Visual )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a kingdom ravaged by darkness and tyranny, one small ray of hope emerges when a mysterious blue "stone" turns out to be the last dragon's egg in existence. An orphaned farm boy is chosen by the mystic stone as its keeper and he must become not only a Dragon Rider, but the savior of the repressed people of the kingdom
Joy by David O Russell( Visual )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,123 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
Ferdinand by Kate McKinnon( Visual )

20 editions published in 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ferdinand is a 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"--Container
Game night by Mark Perez( Visual )

28 editions published in 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery
The Firm by John Grisham( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitch McDeere is a brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad. Driven by a fierce desire to bury his working-class past, Mitch joins a small, prosperous Memphis firm that affords Mitch and his wife an affluent lifestyle beyond their wildest dreams. But when FBI agents confront him with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm, Mitch sets out to find the truth in a deadly crossfire between the FBI, the Mob, and a force that will stop at nothing to protect its interests -- The Firm
Garfield the movie by Peter Hewitt( Visual )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,703 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
Mr. Popper's penguins by Jim Carrey( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Popper, a successful businessman who's clueless when it comes to the really important things in life, until he inherits six 'adorable' penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom's rambunctious roommates turn his swank New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland, and the rest of his world upside-down. Adapted from the award-winning classic children's book, Mr. Popper's Penguins is a cool blast of fun for all ages
Daddy day care by David Patrick Columbia( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,582 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 )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 1,496 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
Grumpier old men( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grumpy Old Men become grumpier in this sequel as a newcomer (Sophia Loren) plans to change the town's bait shop into a ristorante
Victor Frankenstein by Paul McGuigan( Visual )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,371 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
The predator( Visual )

19 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strong bloody violence, language throughout, and crude sexual references
Marmaduke by John Davis( Visual )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,351 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
Chronicle by Josh Trank( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,315 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!
Shaft( Visual )

11 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend's untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ's youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem's heroin-infested underbelly. And while JJ's own FBI analyst's badge may clash with his dad's trademark leather duster, there's no denying family
Predator by John McTiernan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action-packed adventure story of fighting men pitted against an unseen enemy, a force more powerful than their fiercest weapons. Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerrilla fighters in a Central America country, Dutch and his men encounter an enemy unimaginably more deadly than any on Earth-- because the Predator is not of this Earth
Behind enemy lines by John Moore( Visual )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American naval aviator is shot down over Bosnia while in the midst of a routine reconnaissance mission during the Yugoslav War and commanding officer Reigert must cut through red-tape and politics to rescue him
Garfield( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,161 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 )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero, Ernie Davis. Rising from humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football's greatest honor-the Heisman Trophy
Waterworld by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

35 editions published between 1995 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the future. When the polar ice caps melt, the Earth becomes engulfed by water. Drifters sail across the waters of the world on their man-made ships, trading for supplies and salvaging what is left of civilization. Communities of survivors lives in towns called 'Atolls.' Evil pirates known as 'The Smokers' travel across Waterworld in search of a mythical island called 'Dryland.' The Mariner is a mysterious drifter who arrives at an Atoll. He is sentenced to death when the community discover he is a mutant. Led by their evil leader, Deacon, The Smokers attack an Atoll. A woman named Helen and her adopted daughter Enola bribes The Mariner to take them to Dryland. The Mariner, Helen and Enola are pursued by Deacon and the Smokers, when The Mariner learns the tattoo on Enola's back is in reality a map that will lead them to Dryland
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Alternative Names
Davis, John A. ca. 1954-

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

Davis, John Andrew, 1954-

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