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Jersey Films

Overview
Works: 51 works in 333 publications in 6 languages and 25,698 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Legal films  Crime films  Science fiction films  Gangster films  Romantic comedy films  Children's films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jersey Films
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

50 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 3,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprises three interconnected stories, set in modern day Los Angeles. Pumpkin and Honey Bunny are small time robbers in love; Vincent and partner, Jules, are philosophical hit men for kingpin, Marsellus Wallace, and Vincent also has the uncomfortable job of escorting Mia, the cocaine snorting wife of jealous Marsellus; ageing boxer Butch plans to double-cross Marsellus
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erin Brockovich is a feisty young mother who convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a momumental law case against a giant corporation. Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. The two begin an incredible and sometimes hilarious fight that will bring a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students by giving them a voice of their own
Matilda by Danny DeVito( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Matilda is an extraordinary young girl who had the misfortune of being born into a family that doesn't appreciate her and a world that doesn't understand that kids can be powerful too. But she's about to discover that a little magic can go a long way - and that you don't have to get mad to get even"--Container. Suggested level: primary
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection. Vincent is an "In-Valid," who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. With a relentless investigator in pursuit and the colleague he has fallen in love with beginning to suspect his deception, Vincent's dreams steadily unravel
Along came Polly by John Hamburg( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After falling for an irresistible free spirit a man finds his world turned upside down as he tries to change from middle-of-the road to totally outrageous
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Largeman returns from self-imposed exile in Los Angeles to his hometown in New Jersey for his mother's funeral. Andrew has spent years cut off from his darker feelings with the aid of pharmaceuticals prescribed by his father, Gideon, a coldly formal psychiatrist. Afterward, he takes to tooling around on his antique motorcycle, finding old friends and making new ones. When he meets and begins to fall for Sam, he finds himself slowly awaking not only to the pain of life but also to the life-affirming power of love
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster. So when "business" takes him to L.A. to collect a debt from a down-and-out filmmaker, he jumps headfirst into the Hollywood scene. All would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it weren't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone
Man on the moon by MiloŇ° Forman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning portrayal of the late Andy Kaufman
Reality bites by Ben Stiller( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The irreverent portrayal of the harsh realities of life after college captures the misadventures of Lelaina, an ambitious TV production assistant, and her relationships with her sarcastic roommate, Vickie, friends Sammy and Troy, and an ambitious video executive, Michael
Reno 911!: Miami : the movie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short-shorts bedecked Lt. Dangle and company head to Miami for the American Police Convention. No sooner can you say "bio-terrorism" than the hotel is quarantined. The Wahoe County's hapless misfits get shut out when their credentials can't be found. But the crew must step in and save the city from "complete chaos." Complete chaos ensues
Feeling Minnesota by Steven Baigelman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman agrees to marry a man in order to repay a debt, but rethinks her decision when she meets the groom's brother
Be cool by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former shylock and movie producer Chili Palmer decides to try his hand at the music business
Fierce creatures by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zookeepers struggle to deal with the policies of changing directors
Living out loud by La ge rui fu ni si( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly divorced woman is consumed by vindictive fantasies of her ex-husband and his young bride until she finds unexpected companionship in a bold and sassy jazz singer at a local club and the down-on-his-luck elevator operator in her fashionable Fifth Avenue building
Camp( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guitarist Vlad attends Camp Ovation, the summer theater camp for budding actors, dancers, and musicians. Finding himself to be one of the only straight boys around, he soon befriends Ellen. Meanwhile, openly gay Michael develops a crush on him. This sparks dramatic confrontations among fellow campers Jenna, Jill, and Fritzi. The whole camp is run by Bert Hanley, a washed-up Broadway songwriter who decides to enlist the help of his young campers to put together a new musical production
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Director/co-star Danny DeVito's unforgettable epic stars Jack Nicholson as Jimmy Hoffa, the legendary teamster boss whose mysterious disappearance has neverbeen explained. The film traces Hoffa's passionate struggle ti shape th nation's most influential labor union, his relationship with the mob, and his subsequent conviction and prision term at hand of Robert Kennefy."--Envase
8 seconds by John G Avildsen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroic life story of rodeo legend Lane Frost, the bull-riding champion who fights to achieve his childhood dreams--both in and out of the rodeo ring
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A career bank robber busts out of jail with the help of his buddy and kidnaps a U.S. Marshal in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big heist, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in
A walk among the tombstones by Scott Frank( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Scudder is an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law. When Scudder agrees to help a heroin trafficker hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the PI learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime, nor will it be the last. Blurring the lines between right and wrong, Scudder races to track the deviants through the backstreets of New York City before they kill again
 
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Jersey Films Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

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