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Jersey Films

Overview
Works: 59 works in 391 publications in 6 languages and 28,433 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Gangster films  Romance films  Crime films  Film noir  Legal films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jersey Films
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

60 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,491 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 )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,033 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 )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,913 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 )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,583 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 )

50 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,543 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 1,789 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 )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,546 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 )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,429 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
A walk among the tombstones by Scott Frank( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,370 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
Be cool by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former shylock and movie producer Chili Palmer decides to try his hand at the music business
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,023 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
Man on the moon by MiloŇ° Forman( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Andy is a legendary comedian. Starting as an actor performing stand up comedy in a small club, he gets a chance to star in a comedy and becomes famous. He can always make surprises for the audience. But his unpredictable acts gradually become his lifestyle. He cannot distinguish himself between stage performance and daily living. Until he has cancer, people still think that it is just a joke."--Container
Reality bites by Ben Stiller( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary filmmaker and her fellow Gen X graduates face life after college, looking for work and love in Houston
Reno 911!: Miami : the movie( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 499 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 447 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 Fred Schepisi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 426 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( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 401 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
Living out loud by La ge rui fu ni si( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 398 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 )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 348 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 )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the turbulent life of 1980's Champion Cowboy Lane Frost, providing a nail-biting window to the world of professional bull-riding. Lane is driven by an obsession to exceed his father's expectations and gain his love. But the sacrifices he makes to his craft threatens not only his marriage but also his friendships. The story of a maverick hero who elevated his sport into an art form, and paid the ultimate price
 
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Jersey Films Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

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