WorldCat Identities

Ritter, John 1948-2003

Works: 382 works in 950 publications in 5 languages and 24,930 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Children's films  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Western films  Television adaptations  Animated films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Ritter
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Most widely held works by John Ritter
Sling Blade by Billy Bob Thornton( Visual )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 25 years, mildly retarded killer Karl Childers is released from the mental hospital where he was placed for killing his mother and her lover. He gets a job and is befriended by a fatherless boy and his mother, but his newfound peace is shattered by the mother's abusive boyfriend
Clifford's really big movie by Norman Bridwell( Visual )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clifford the Big Red Dog is a lovable canine who joins a traveling carnival when he mistakenly believes that he has become a burden to his human family. As he seeks his fortune in food, Clifford helps his new animal buddies overcome their fears, saves the carnival from going bust, and eventually finds his way back home again to his real family
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli( Recording )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named Stargirl changes Mica High School forever
Bad Santa by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie is a thief who teams up with his dwarf friend Marcus, for a very special Christmas scam. Willie gets a job as Santa Claus at a shopping mall, Marcus tags along as an elf, and they use their employee status to rob stores blind just before Christmas. But Willie is a bitter and foul-mouthed alcoholic who doesn't care much for kids. A mall's manager is certain something's wrong, so he asks the chief of security to check out Willie. Meanwhile, one of the kids Willie is forced to talk to becomes a regular customer
Stephen King's It by Tommy Lee Wallace( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It can be anything. A fanged monster that won't stay on the movie screen. Something ominous lurking in the basement. A malevolent force in a small New England town takes the shape of a clown, but It isn't clowning around. Instead, It terrifies youngsters with their innermost fears, bringing some to their untimely doom -- until a group of wily neighborhood kids fight back. Thirty years later the evil resurfaces: meaner, angrier, deadlier. And the friends who vividly remember the terrors of their youth reunite to make a desperate stand against It
Clifford the big red dog by Lara Jill Miller( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can you guess what is the biggest, reddest thing about Clifford? It's his great big, lovable heart! Get the fun started with these amazing adventures to a magical land of kings, queens, princesses and treasure
Clifford the big red dog by Norman Bridwell( Visual )

12 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The kibble crook": Someone has eaten a whole bowl of Cleo's doggie chow and Clifford helps her search for the culprit. "Doggie detectives": There's a big mystery in the park when someone takes all the playground equipment. "Who moved my bone": A missing bone lands T-Bone and Cleo in an argument. "To catch a bird": Jetta accuses Emily Elizabeth of taking her medal. Includes four additional stories
Here comes Clifford! by Norman Bridwell( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Birdwell's treasure: Clifford and his friends find Captain Birdwell's lost trunk, filled with wonderful items brought to the island long ago. But Jetta is given credit for the discovery, and although she knows that telling the truth is the right thing, she can't resist the promise of a gold medal award. But awards aren't fun to get when they're not deserved
"Noises off--"( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slapstick comedy about a group of second-rate actors rehearsing a Broadway-bound play. When they finally get their performances right, everything else starts going wrong!
Clifford the big red dog( Visual )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every summer day, Clifford sets out on fun-filled adventures with his friends and learns big lessons about friendship, loyalty, and other ways to be big! Clifford discovers that one of the best ways to be big is to always be truthful. Cuddly Clifford leads the way for neighbors and friends to learn how to always be kind to each other and be truthful! Episodes include: Special Delivery, Welcome to Birdwell Island, Doing the Right Thing, The Dog Who Cried Woof, and Jetta's Sweater
Clifford the big red dog( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Clifford for some big-time fun, as he learns how much fun spending time with friends can be. Children will learn: Take a break after a job well-done; Too many treats lead to tummy aches; Playing your best for the team means everyone wins
Tadpole by Gary Winick( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most 15-year-old boys are obsessed with the opposite sex, Oscar is not exception. He is an honor student at an exclusive prep school, he is confident, intelligent, speaks fluent French, and is well versed in literary works. His parents are divorced and his father has recently remarried. Sensing that his stepmother isn't happy in the marriage, Oscar begins waging a low-key but ardent campaign to seduce her. His efforts to bed Eve attract the attention of one of her close friends, Diane, a smart and sexy chiropractor who also becomes the not-entirely-unwelcome focus of Oscar's romantic attentions
Three's company( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the original six episodes, including the pilot, of the television series that starred John Ritter as a bachelor who shares an apartment with two women
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife
Panic by Henry Bromell( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All Alex's life he has worked for his father in the family's murder-for-hire business. Now his life is out of control. In the throws of a mid-life crisis, he wants out of the business and he wants change in his life. Unfortunately, his father won't let him quit
Clifford, the big red dog( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes eight adventures from Clifford the Big Red Dog. In Clifford tries his best, Clifford goes to the park, has a sleepover, befriends a bird, and goes to a doggy reunion. In Clifford's schoolhouse, he becomes the teacher's pet, discovers that nobody's perfect, grows a beanstalk and gets sick
Problem child ; Problem child 2 by John Ritter( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A good-natured man and his social-climbing wife adopt a seven-year-old boy to brighten their lives. But Junior soon turns ordinary events into comic nightmares
Peter Bogdanovich's "They all laughed"( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad-cap private-eye caper involving a team of detectives who are followed by a bevy of dazzling women
Dave Barry's greatest hits by Dave Barry( Recording )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cincinnati post Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dave Barry's newspaper columns get clipped out and shared more than those of any other columnist. What Dave Barry did for American history in Dave Barry slept here and for getting older in Dave Barry turns forty he does for ... Everything else in America: overpriced real estate, he-man action figures and homemade beer
Bride of Chucky by Ronny Yu( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For ten years, the tortured soul of serial killer Charles Lee Ray has been imprisoned inside a child's doll. Chucky is reborn when his old flame, Tiffany, rescues his battered doll parts from a police impound
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.11 for Clifford's ... to 0.74 for It's Showt ...)

Stephen King's It
Alternative Names
John Ritter acteur américain

John Ritter aktor amerykański

John Ritter Amerikaans acteur

John Ritter attore statunitense

John Ritter US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ritter Jonathan

Ritter, Jonathan Southworth

Τζον Ρίτερ Αμερικανός ηθοποιός

Джон Риттер

Джон Риттер американский актёр

Джон Ріттер

Ջոն Ռիտեր

ג'ון ריטר

جان ریتر

جان ریتر بازیگر آمریکایی

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Clifford's really big movieStargirlStephen King's ItProblem child ; Problem child 2Peter Bogdanovich's "They all laughed"Dave Barry's greatest hits