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Jersey Films

Works: 52 works in 341 publications in 6 languages and 25,780 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
Most widely held works by Jersey Films
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

52 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 3,413 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
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erin Brockovich is an unemployed single mother of three desperate find a job but is having no luck. This losing streak even extends to a failed lawsuit against a doctor in a car accident she was in. With no alternative, she successfully browbeats her lawyer to give her a job in compensation for the loss. While no one takes her seriously with her trashy clothes and earthy manners, that soon changes when she begins to investigate a suspicious real estate case involving the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. What she discovers is that the company is trying to quietly buy land that was contaminated by hexavalent chromium, a deadly toxic waste that the company is improperly and illegally dumping and in turn poisoning the residents in the area. As she digs deeper, Erin finds herself leading point in a series of events that would involve her law firm in one of the biggest class action lawsuits in American history against a multi-billion dollar corporation
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,897 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 )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,587 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 )

41 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,511 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 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reuben Feffer, after losing is new wife to another man, lives his life in a blanket of safety. He meets Polly, and her wild, carefree lifestyle forces Reuben to step outside of his comfort zone and take risks
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,540 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 )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loan shark Chili Palmer 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, Chili pitches Harry a script idea and is immediately swept into the Hollywood scene. All would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it weren't for the drug smugglers and an angry mobster 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 962 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 637 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 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
Feeling Minnesota by Steven Baigelman( Visual )

9 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 )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 457 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 422 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 )

7 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
Camp( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 405 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
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical drama of Jimmy Hoffa, the powerful teamster leader. Covers four decades. Preceded by previews of other videos
8 seconds by John G Avildsen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 338 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

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 289 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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Erin Brockovich
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Jersey Films Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

Erin BrockovichFreedom WritersMatildaGattacaAlong came PollyMan on the moonReality bitesFeeling Minnesota