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Ritter, John 1948-2003

Works: 290 works in 808 publications in 6 languages and 23,980 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Children's films  Film adaptations  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Western films  Comedy films  Sports films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Artist
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 )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,203 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 )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,637 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 )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,484 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 )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,276 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
Clifford the big red dog by Norman Bridwell( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,111 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. Children will learn: It's special to give friends a heartwarming surprise; Keeping promises is important; Using your imagination makes storytime fun
Stephen King's It by Phish (Musical group)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,063 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 Norman Bridwell( Visual )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 849 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
"Noises off--" by Michael Frayn( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling theater group has so much going on behind the curtain, they almost ruin their performance in front of the curtain
Three's company( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 606 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
Clifford the big red dog( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 558 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
The rookie by Gary Winick( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 494 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
Dave Barry's greatest hits by Dave Barry( )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 438 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
Panic by Henry Bromell( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 380 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
Problem child Problem child 2 by Joseph Fischhoff( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 339 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
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge
Peter Bogdanovich's They all laughed( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York's Odyssey Detective Agency is hired by two different clients to follow two beautiful women suspected of infidelity. Soon the detectives become romantically involved with the women they are trailing
Three's company( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 22 episodes from season three, plus almost 2 hours of bonus materials including: Pilot Episode 2, made before Suzanne Somers was cast, Remembering John Ritter featurette, bloopers and much more
Jack and the beanstalk and other classics of childhood( Recording )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These classic stories of magic, imagination, and inspiration will capture children's interest and spark their imagination story after story
Clifford my best friend( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Clifford on Birdwell Island with his dog pals, Cleo and T-Bone and his favourite human in the whole wide world, Emily Elizabeth foor fun filled and exciting adventures. Clifford may be big and red but as far as he's concerned, he's just like any other dog. So when he tries to do what other dogs do things can get out of hand. Sometimes Clifford and his pals get into trouble, sometimes they save the day but most of the time they all have a lot of fun
Three's company( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He remains, quite simply, one of the best and most beloved characters in television sitcom history. In these five full-length episodes from amonth the late, great John Ritter's favorites, this is Jack Tripper at his absolute fall-down funniest ever"--Container
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.10 for Clifford's ... to 0.73 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

Джон Риттер

Джон Ріттер

Ջոն Ռիտեր

ג'ון ריטר

جان ریتر بازیگر آمریکایی

존 리터




English (247)

Spanish (12)

German (2)

French (1)

Turkish (1)

Italian (1)

Clifford's really big movieStargirlStephen King's ItDave Barry's greatest hitsProblem child Problem child 2Peter Bogdanovich's They all laughedJack and the beanstalk and other classics of childhood