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Jersey Films

Overview
Works: 49 works in 232 publications in 5 languages and 22,968 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Humor  Western films  Interviews  Science fiction films  Gangster films  Romantic comedy films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jersey Films
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 3,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Erin Brockovich is a feisty young mother who convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a law case against a giant corporation for water pollution. Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. The two begin a legal fight that will bring a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 2,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school full of naive optimism, but quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside
Matilda by Danny DeVito ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matilda is a super-smart little girl who's woefully misunderstood by her parents, her brother and an evil school principal, but with the help of a brave best friend and a wonderful teacher, Matilda discovers she doesn't have to get mad to get even
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,276 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 )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,765 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
Garden State by Zach Braff ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,417 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
Man on the moon by MiloŇ° Forman ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrayal of the life of the late comedian Andy Kaufman
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loan shark Chili Palmer (Travolta) comes to L.A. to collect a debt from filmmaker Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman). Soon Palmer is pitching a script, schmoozing a film star (DeVito), and romancing a movie queen (Russo). But the mob and drug smugglers who assigned him to collect come after him
Reality bites by Ben Stiller ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 502 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 )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 493 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. 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
Living out loud ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 468 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
Be cool by F. Gary Gray ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former shylock and movie producer Chili Palmer decides to try his hand at the music business
Feeling Minnesota by Steven Baigelman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 450 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
Fierce creatures by Robert William Young ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zookeepers struggle to deal with the policies of changing directors
Camp ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 426 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
8 seconds by John G Avildsen ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 381 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 )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet Jack Foley, the most successful bank robber in the country. On the day Jack busts out of jail, he finds himself stealing something far more precious than money: Karen Sisco's heart. And unfortunately for Jack, she's a federal agent
Reno 911! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete first season chronicles the adventures of one of the most dysfunctional police forces in America in all their deranged glory! Includes all 14 episodes, plus bonus special features. As seen on Comedy Central
How high ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silas and Jamal are buddies who enjoy smoking voluminous amounts of marijuana. They end up in the possession of some magical weed that enhances their brainpower during college entrance exams, thus enabling them to enter that esteemed institution of learning, Harvard University. Once firmly ensconced in the halls of academia, however, the pals run out of their supernatural supply and are forced to get creative in the pursuit of an Ivy League degree
 
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