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Kimmel, Sidney

Overview
Works: 113 works in 531 publications in 5 languages and 29,808 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Romantic comedy films  Sports films  Biographical films  Legal films 
Roles: Producer, pmn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sidney Kimmel
Moneyball by Bennett Miller( Visual )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) es el gerente general de un equipo de béisbol de Oakland, que acaba de perder otra temporada más. Decidido a relanzar el equipo, y con ayuda del joven economista Peter Brand (Jonah Hill), utilizará las estadísticas de éste para contratar a los jugadores que cree más oportunos. Un método que no es compartido por el entrenador del equipo Art Howe (Philip Seymour Hoffman)
The Lincoln lawyer by Brad Furman( Visual )

26 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 2,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael 'Mick' Haller is a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money payoff swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis of conscience for Haller
Hell or high water by David Mackenzie( Visual )

34 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A divorced West Texas dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate money making scheme in order to save their family's farm from foreclosure
The Age of Adaline by Lee Toland Krieger( Visual )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever
The Place Beyond the Pines by Derek Cianfrance( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The highly anticipated new drama from director Derek Cianfrance powerfully explores the consequences of motorcycle rider Luke's fateful decision to commit a crime to support his child. The incident renders him targeted by policeman Avery, and the two men become locked on a tense collision course which will have a devastating impact on both of their families in the years following
Lars and the real girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars is a sweet but shy guy who has a hard time talking with his family, coworkers, and neighbors. Although his family fears the worst when Lars brings home a life-sized companion doll who he thinks is a real girlfriend, named Bianca, a doctor encourages them to play along with him so that he can work through his delusions. The whole community rallies to his support, and Lars begins to deal with all of his emotions. He even begins to develop feelings for Margo, an attractive co-worker, in what becomes "a hilariously unique love triangle."
The book of Henry by Colin Trevorrow( Visual )

16 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother discovers a scheme in her son's book to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather and sets out to execute the plan at any cost
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mock up of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. His daughter Olive is growing up under questionable guidance. He's helplessly driving his marriage to actress Claire into the ground. His daughter Ariel is mentally handicapped. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality. As he pushes the limits of his relationships, both personally and professionally, a change in creative direction arrives in Millicent Weems, a celebrated theater actress who may offer Caden the break he needs
Death at a funeral by Frank Oz( Visual )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel is a decent young man who is married to Jane. They live at his father's home. When his father dies, it is up to him to organize his funeral. On the morning of the funeral, with a suitably grave expression on his face, Daniel is ready to welcome his father's friends and relatives. But preserving the dignity inherent in such a circumstance will be a hard task. Particularly with an undertaker who botches his work; his famous, but selfish brother has returned from the USA; his cousin's fiancé has accidentally ingested drugs; a man takes advantage of the sad event to win back the heart, or rather the body, of a woman who is about to marry another; a handicapped old uncle who is also the most unbearable pain in the neck. To cap it all, Daniel notices the presence among the mourners of a mysterious dwarf nobody else seems to know
Greta by Rennie Ellis( Visual )

8 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweet, naive young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. The two become fast friends, but the older woman's maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing is what it seems in this suspense thriller
Brad's status by Ben Stiller( Visual )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life's choices
Adventureland by Greg Mottola( Visual )

13 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis : 1987. A peine diplômé de l'université, un jeune homme réalise qu'il n'aura pas les moyens de se payer son tour de l'Europe. Obligé de travailler dans le parc d'attractions local, il se rend finalement compte qu'il y a partout des expériences à vivre
Stand up guys by Al Pacino( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of aging stickup men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment - to kill his comrade
Death at a funeral by Neil LaBute( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Aaron's father dies, he must organize the funeral and give the eulogy. Keeping things civil is a problem right from the start when the undertaker makes a horrifying mistake. Then his brother, Ryan wants to be in the spotlight and refuses to pay for anything. But this is nothing compared to information received from a mysterious guest at the funeral who tries to expose way too many family secrets. Remake of the 2007 English film, also written by Dean Craig
I, Frankenstein by Aaron Eckhart( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a dystopic present where vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons rage in a battle for ultimate power, Victor Frankenstein's creation Adam finds himself caught in the middle as both sides race to discover the secret to his immortality
Management by Stephen Belber( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Cranshaw has a chance meeting with Sue Claussen when she checks into the roadside motel owned by Mike's parents in Arizona. A bottle of wine 'compliments of management' jump starts a cross-country journey and unique courtship between two different kinds of people who are both ultimately looking for the same thing: a sense of happiness. Mike sees something special in button downed Sue that inspires him to take a chance and hit the road to go after her. However, once he reaches Maryland, he finds that Sue has no place for an aimless dreamer in her carefully ordered life. Obsessed with making a difference in the world, Sue falls back in with her ex-boyfriend Jango, who promises her a chance to head his charity operations. Mike finally finds something worth fighting for and the two embark on an interesting journey to discover that their place in the world just might be together
Gone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jill Parrish comes home from a night shift to discover her sister Molly has been abducted. Jill, who had escaped from a kidnapper a year before, is convinced that the same serial killer has taken her sister
Alpha dog by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the real-life case of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer in California's San Gabriel Valley who, in 2000, became one of the youngest men to appear on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list. With family links to organized crime, Johnny Truelove is on the warpath against Jake Mazursky, a sleazebag addict who owes him money. Fate intervenes when Johnny and his friend Frankie encounter Jake's 15-year-old half-brother Zack and hold him as collateral until Jake pays his debts. What begins as a casual, seemingly harmless situation escalates into a crisis of capital crime
Demolition by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davis Mitchell, a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father in law, Phil, to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis' letters catch the attention of customer service rep, Karen Mareno and amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own; the two form an unlikely connection
Charlie Bartlett by Jon Poll( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy teenager Charlie Bartlett is failing miserably at fitting in at his new public high school. The school is run by the world-weary Principal Gardner. As he begins to better understand the social hierarchy, Charlie's honest charm and likability gives him the position as the resident 'psychiatrist.' Along with his partner and fellow student, Murphy Bivens, Charlie dishes out advice and the occasional prescription to other students in need. Along the way, he decides to take some of his own advice, find romance, and learn to accept who he is
 
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Alternative Names
Sidney Kimmel Amerikaans ondernemer

Sidney Kimmel US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent, Unternehmer und Philanthrop

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