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Hope, Ted

Overview
Works: 85 works in 403 publications in 6 languages and 15,036 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 )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American splendor is the story of a little-known working-class everyman, Harvey Pekar. Harvey finds love, family and creative voice through the underground comic books, but still can't manage to find the quicker supermarket checkout. Pekar is a frustrated file clerk at a V.A. Hospital, but 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, entitled American Splendor. Along the bumpy journey he meets and marries Joyce, played by Hope Davis. also appearing in the movie are the real Harvey and Joyce, comic book renderings of the couple, and cameos by some of Harvey's closest friends
The Savages by James Ivory( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father
The ice storm by Ang Lee( Visual )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,336 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
The wedding banquet = Xi yan by Ang Lee( Visual )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,063 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
Adventureland by Greg Mottola( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,060 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 987 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 )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 965 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 ex by Jesse Peretz( Visual )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 660 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 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two adult brothers find their sibling rivalry is revived after one begins having an extramarital affair with the other's ex-fiancee
Lovely & amazing( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 592 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 )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 508 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 486 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 )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 431 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 )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 402 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 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy that centers around three sisters struggling to achieve happiness and middle class perfection. Includes illicit sexual behavior
Storytelling by Todd Solondz( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These two acidic, tragi-comic explorations of sex, fame, exploitation and alienation form a powerful whole, where everyday life is put under the microscope, social taboos are laid bare and human frailties are fully exposed."--Container
The Tao of Steve( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 298 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
Safe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 288 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 )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 212 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!
Human nature by Michel Gondry( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human Nature follows the interplay between an abnormally hirusite author, a repressed behaviourist, a young man raised as an ape and a breathy French research assistant. Go for a walk on the wild side in this deliciously twisted tale about three strangers caught in a hair-raising love triangle
 
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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 (219)

Chinese (10)

Spanish (8)

French (6)

Italian (5)

German (1)

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Ride with the devilShe's the oneTowelheadHappiness