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Jersey Films

Overview
Works: 50 works in 265 publications in 6 languages and 23,908 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Film and video adaptations  Science fiction films  Fiction  Biographical films  Gangster films  Humor 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jersey Films
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 3,179 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 )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,076 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 )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 2,779 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 )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As one of the last "natural" beings born into a genetically engineered world, Vincent Freeman has none of the 'pre-ordered' DNA that will guarantee him success. Desperate to realize his dream of exploring space, Vincent assumes the identity of a genetically superior athlete. Avoiding detection using the athlete's genetic markers, Vincent becomes a rising star at Gattaca Aerospace, attracting the attention of a beautiful co-worker. When a flight director is brutally murdered, a clue left at the crime scene threatens to shatter Vincent's plans
Along came Polly by John Hamburg( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After falling for an irresistible free spirit a man finds his world turned upside down as he tries to change from middle-of-the road to totally outrageous
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,447 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 )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning portrayal of the late Andy Kaufman
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster, so when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down and out filmmakerHarry Zimm, he talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Everything would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it were't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone
Reality bites by Ben Stiller( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 564 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 501 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
Be cool by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 461 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 )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 461 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
Living out loud( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 435 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 Fred Schepisi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 427 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 )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 424 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 362 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 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a convicted bank robber breaks out of jail, he is determined to make one last heist
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Director/co-star Danny DeVito's unforgettable epic stars Jack Nicholson as Jimmy Hoffa, the legendary teamster boss whose mysterious disappearance has neverbeen explained. The film traces Hoffa's passionate struggle ti shape th nation's most influential labor union, his relationship with the mob, and his subsequent conviction and prision term at hand of Robert Kennefy."--Envase
Reno 911!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 249 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
 
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