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Jersey Films

Overview
Works: 46 works in 299 publications in 4 languages and 25,463 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Gangster films  Film noir  Romantic comedy films  Science fiction films  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jersey Films
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

46 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 3,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students by giving them a voice of their own
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,454 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 Jennifer Aniston( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reuben Feffer, a professional risk assessor, is not one to ever take chances in any aspect of his life. But when his new bride Lisa leaves him for French scuba instructor Claude on their honeymoon, he finally decides to take a risk of his own. At a party, he meets free-spirited Polly, whom he remembers from the seventh grade. Unlike the control-freak Reuben, she's spent her life living on the edge. They reluctantly begin a romance and Polly introduces him to a new world of spicy food and what it means to really take a chance
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,407 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 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of the life of the late comedian Andy Kaufman
Feeling Minnesota by Steven Baigelman( Visual )

8 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 )

4 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 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ruthless media mogul Rod McCain acquires England's Marwood Zoo, he determines to turn the quaint little zoo into a money making proposition, sending his sexy marketing executive and his lecherous son to do the dirty work. However the straitlaced director Rollo has already decided the way to make money is to have only fierce creatures. Things take a wild and woolly turn as the outraged zoo keepers, led by insect expert "Bugsy" Malone, launch a riotous revolt to save their furry friends
Living out loud by La ge rui fu ni si( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 414 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
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Jimmy Hoffa's turbulent career from 1935, when he first solicits truck drivers to join the fledgling International Brotherhood of Teamsters, to his disappearance in 1975
A walk among the tombstones by Scott Frank( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-NYPD cop and now unlicensed private investigator Matt Scudder goes to any length to punish the killers of his wife before they commit the same crime again
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 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
Reno 911! Miami : the movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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. The cops, with an early "814" call that does not, as the officers believe, decode as armed intruder, but actually involves a loose chicken. The crew encounter a taunting good ol' boy who, when faced with an alligator in a swimming pool, boldly goes where officers Jones and Garcia fear to tread
 
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Freedom Writers
Languages
English (168)

Spanish (3)

French (3)

Italian (1)

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Freedom WritersGattacaAlong came PollyMan on the moonFeeling MinnesotaFierce creaturesLiving out loud