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Jersey Films

Works: 39 works in 295 publications in 7 languages and 25,421 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Gangster films  Science fiction films  Romance films  Film noir  Children's films  Romantic comedy films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jersey Films
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

48 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of two mob hitmen, 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 )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,092 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 )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,846 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 bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives, This assignment is something that the class can bite into with relish. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside. Draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves
Matilda by Danny DeVito( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young girl who is extraordinary in every way, but who has the misfortune of being born into a family that doesn't understand that kids can be powerful too. 9 yrs
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,437 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 )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,777 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 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 mean to really take a chance
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 1,457 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 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loan shark Chili Palmer (Travolta) had done his time as a gangster. So when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down-and-out filmmaker Harry Zimm (Hackman), Chili talks tough, and then pitches Harry a script idea
Man on the moon by Tomi Ungerer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four recent graduates discover how difficult it is to find a decent job and true love after college
Reno 911!: Miami the movie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 502 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
Feeling Minnesota by Steven Baigelman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 478 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 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former shylock and movie producer Chili Palmer decides to try his hand at the music business
Living out loud by Wensi Lage( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 422 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
Fierce creatures by Robert Young( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 422 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
Camp by Todd Graff( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 419 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 there, he befriends Ellen. Meanwhile, openly gay Michael develops a crush on him, which sparks conflict among fellow campers Jenna, Jill, and Fritzi. Meanwhile, camp manager Bert Hanley, a washed-up Broadway songwriter, enlists the help of his young campers to put together a new musical production
8 seconds by John G Avildsen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 340 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
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical drama of Jimmy Hoffa, the powerful teamster leader. Covers four decades. Preceded by previews of other videos
A walk among the tombstones by Scott Frank( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 277 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
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