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Jersey Films

Overview
Works: 57 works in 323 publications in 6 languages and 25,525 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Legal films  Crime films  Science fiction films  Romantic comedy films  Children's films  Biographical films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jersey Films
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,044 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 )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,873 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 )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,613 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 )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,461 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 )

12 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 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 )

9 editions published between 2003 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 )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,406 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 MiloŇ° Forman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 606 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 )

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 )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 470 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 459 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

When ruthless media mogul Rod McCain acquires England's Marwood Zoo, he sends his sexy marketing executive and his lecherous son to whip the place into shape, but they discover Marwood's straitlaced director has already implemented his own harebrained scheme to boost attendance: from now on the zoo will do away with cute, cuddly animals and display only "fierce creatures."
Living out loud by La ge rui fu ni si( Visual )

6 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
8 seconds by John G Avildsen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 341 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 )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 334 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
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a convicted bank robber breaks out of jail, he is determined to make one last heist
A walk among the tombstones by Scott Frank( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 279 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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