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Hope, Ted

Overview
Works: 102 works in 433 publications in 6 languages and 15,089 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Dark comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Biographical films  Coming-of-age films  History 
Roles: Producer, Author, pmn, Moderator, led
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ted Hope
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller
The Savages by James Ivory( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon and Wendy Savage (Hoffman and Linney) are two siblings who have spent their adult years trying to recover from their abusive father, Lenny (Bosco). Suddenly, a call comes in that Lenny's girlfriend has died and he cannot care for himself. Lenny suffers from dementia and her family dumps Lenny on his children. Despite the fact Jon and Wendy have not spoken to Lenny for twenty years and he is even more loathsome than ever, the Savage siblings feel obliged to take care of him. Now together, brother and sister must come to terms with the new and painful responsibilities with their father. The siblings are forced to face the struggle with their now personal demons
The ice storm by Ang Lee( Visual )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... the story of two dysfunctional families who learn to cope with nature-- human nature-- in this emotionally charged tale of suburban life in the '70s. When a self-centered husband's relationships with his wife and mistress grow cold, it takes a wife-swapping 'key party' and a freak ice storm to clear the air-- and change their lives forever."--Container
Adventureland by Greg Mottola( Visual )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1987, James Brennan's dreams of a European summer vacation before studying at an Ivy League school in New York City are ruined after his parents have a severe career setback. As a result, James must get a summer job to cover his upcoming expenses. He goes to work at the decrepit local amusement park, Adventureland - a place where the games are rigged and the rides make you sick. There, he falls in love with witty co-worker, Emily Lewin. In that setting, the two have unforgettable and painful learning experiences about life, love and trust. A place where James discovers what he truly values
Martha Marcy May Marlene by Sean Durkin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After escaping from a dangerous cult and the watchful eye of its charismatic leader, a young woman named Martha tries to reclaim a normal life with her family. But the haunting memories from Martha's past trigger a chilling paranoia, and nowhere seems safe as the fragile line between her reality and delusions begin to blur."--Container
Ride with the devil by Ang Lee( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border, a staunch loyalist, an immigrant's son, a freed slave and a young widow form an unlikely friendship as they learn how to survive during the Civil War, in a place without rules
The wedding banquet = Xi yan by An Li( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Taiwanese gay man living in Manhattan agrees to a marriage of convenience with a mainland Chinese woman in need of a green card. His parents are thrilled, and fly to the States to help him plan a lavish wedding banquet
The ex by Jesse Peretz( Visual )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Sofia have just had their first baby and that means it is time for Tom to grow up. When Tom goes to work for his father-in-law, his new boss Chip seems to have it out for him. Tom soon discovers that Chip is still carrying a flame for Sophia from their high school days. Now, Chip will stop at nothing to see Tom out of the company and out of Sophia's life. As the two go head to head, Tom must expose Chip's dirty tricks and push him out of the picture forever
She's the one by Edward Burns( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and French and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, think they are happily married, they are extremely confused about women as a result of their father's misguided influence. When Francis becomes involved in an extramarital affair with Mickey's ex-fiancee Heather, the brothers' longtime sibling rivalry reignites, with uproarious and unexpected results
Lovely & amazing( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the bittersweet lessons they learn in keeping up with the hectic demands of their individual neuroses"--Container
Towelhead by Alan Ball( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jasira, a 13-year-old Lebanese-American girl, moves to suburban Houston to live with her extremely strict father
Super by James Gunn( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank, a short-order cook, sees his ex-addict wife snatched away by a seductive drug dealer. Frank finds himself bereft and unable to cope, but he decides to fight back under the guise of a do-it-yourself superhero called Crimson Bolt. With a red hand-made suit, a wrench, a crazed sidekick named Boltie and absolutely nothing in the way of superpowers, Crimson Bolt beats his way through the mean streets of crime in hopes of saving his wife
A kind of murder by Andy Goddard( Visual )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crime novelist obsessed with an unsolved murder case begins to fantasize about committing a crime of his own. His marriage is an unhappy one, and his desire to be free from his beautiful but damaged wife becomes an obsession. But when his wife is found dead, the lines blur between innocence and intent, forcing the question: who, in fact, is the real killer?
Dark horse( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance blooms between two thirty-somethings in arrested development: an avid toy collector who is the dark horse of his family and a depressed woman on the rebound
Happiness by Todd Solondz( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy that centers around three sisters struggling to achieve happiness and middle class perfection. Includes illicit sexual behavior
The wedding banquet by Ang Lee( Visual )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wai Tung lives in New York with his lover. His parents wonder why he hasn't married and help out by enrolling him with a matchmaking service. Wai Tung decides to marry Wei Wei, an illegal immigrant who wants to stay in America. A marriage of convenience would solve both their problems
The Tao of Steve( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur philosopher Dex and his friends live by a code which virtually guarantees scoring with the ladies; but when Dex meets up with old college fling Syd, the rules he lived by no longer apply
Storytelling by Todd Solondz( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story that makes light of the dark side of human behavior. Discover the truth about sex, lies and race relations in suburban America. Includes a mixture of an emotionally needy college student, a slacker named Scooby and a very dysfunctional family man
Safe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol White is an L.A. housewife in the late 1980s who comes down with a debilitating illness. After the doctors she sees can give her no clear diagnosis, she comes to believe that she has frighteningly extreme environmental allergies. A prescient commentary on self-help culture, as a metaphor for the AIDS crisis, as a drama about class and social estrangement, and as a horror film about what cannot be seen
Walking and talking by Nicole Holofcener( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This acclaimed comedy follows the hilarious antics of four friends searching for love. Laura, Frank, Andrew and Amelia always have something to laugh about when it comes to matters of the heart. There are good dates, bad dates and no dates. Wild Fantasies. Long distance phone sex. And an outrageous search for Mr. Right that turns up every oddball imaginable. Shows that the ups and downs of modern romance aren't easy ... they've just never been funnier!
 
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Towelhead
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Ride with the devilShe's the oneTowelheadHappiness
Alternative Names
Ted Hope Amerikaans filmproducent

Ted Hope producteur de cinéma américain

Ted Hope productor de cine estadounidense

Ted Hope produttore cinematografico statunitense

Ted Hope US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Тед Хоуп

تد هوپ تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

تيد هوب منتج أفلام أمريكي

テッド・ホープ

泰德·厚普

Languages
English (231)

Chinese (10)

French (7)

Spanish (5)

Italian (2)

German (1)