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Hope, Ted

Works: 80 works in 395 publications in 6 languages and 15,030 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Dark comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Romance films  Coming-of-age films  History 
Roles: Producer, Author, Moderator, led
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ted Hope
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,540 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 )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,525 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 his girlfriend's 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 brother and sister must come to terms with painful responsibilities for their father and are forced to struggle with their own personal demons
The ice storm by Ang Lee( Visual )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,328 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 1,066 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 an unforgettable and painful learning experiences about life, love and trust. A place where James discovers what he truly values
The wedding banquet = Xi yan by Ang Lee( Visual )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gay couple Wai-Tung and Simon are happily cohabitating in New York when word comes from Wai Tung's parents, who, tired of waiting for their son to marry and give them grandchildren, have hired a dating service to get him closer to the altar. Wai-Tung and Simon hatch a plot that'll see Wai-Tung married to Wei-Wei, an acquaintance in need of her green card. Problem solved
Martha Marcy May Marlene by Sean Durkin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 983 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 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862, during the Kansas-Missouri border war, Jake and Jack Bull join the Confederate-sympathizing Bushwhackers after Jack's father is killed by marauding members of the abolitionist Jayhawkers. They are aided by unusual ally, Holt, who's fighting for the South despite being a former slave
The ex by Fausto Brizzi( Visual )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronically underemployed young man reluctantly accepts a job at his father-in-law's advertising agency, where he is supervised by an unscrupulous man who attempts to destroy his career and personal life
She's the one by Edward Burns( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and French and held by 621 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 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely and amazing is an intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the bitter sweet lessons they learn in keeping up with the hectic demands of their individual neuroses
Towelhead by Alan Ball( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 514 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 )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 485 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 420 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?
Happiness by Todd Solondz( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isolation ... alienation ... happiness. In America they all go hand in hand. Buy a new TV and you will be happy. Still not happy? Experience alienation. Can't afford a new TV? Then live in isolation. "Be happy", and if that doesn't work, pretend to make it work. For the characters in this film, the struggle to attain such a state is fraught with perils both heartbreaking and hilarious
Dark horse( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 404 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
Storytelling by Todd Solondz( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 308 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
The Tao of Steve( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 304 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 by Todd Haynes( 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 )

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

Comedy about four friends looking for love in the '90's
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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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



English (217)

Chinese (10)

Spanish (8)

French (6)

Italian (5)

German (1)

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