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Mr. Mudd (Firm)

Overview
Works: 28 works in 103 publications in 3 languages and 14,649 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Coming-of-age films  Documentary films  Fiction  Dark comedy films  Nonfiction films  Historical films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mr. Mudd (Firm)
Juno by Jason Reitman( Visual )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juno MacGuff is sixteen years-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. Initially she decides to have an abortion, but can't go through with it. So she decides to have the baby and give it up for adoption. The next step is to find prospective parents for the yet unborn child. In the Pennysaver ad section, Juno finds Mark and Vanessa Loring, a yuppie couple living in the suburbs. Juno likes the Lorings and of her own choosing, she enters into a closed adoption contract with the Lorings. During the second and third trimesters of Juno's pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships with her family, with Paulie, and with the Lorings develop
The perks of being a wallflower by Logan Lerman( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is based on the wildly popular novel by Stephen Chbosky about a freshman named Charlie who is always watching from the sidelines until a pair of charismatic seniors takes him under their wing. Beautiful, free-spirited Sam and her fearless stepbrother Patrick shepherd Charlie through new friendships, first love, burgeoning sexuality, bacchanalian parties, midnight screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the quest for the perfect song
Labor Day by Jason Reitman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What starts as an unforeseen encounter over a long holiday weekend soon becomes a second chance love story"--Container
Young adult by Jason Reitman ( '11 ) Movie( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mavis Gary is a writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart. When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either
Ghost world by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While their classmates head for college, Enid and Rebecca focus their energies on tormenting those around them! From a goofy convenience store clerk to an eccentric art teacher, these two saboteurs wreak havoc on all who cross their paths. But when they zero in on an oddball loner looking for Miss Right, their seemingly innocent meddling threatens to shatter one of their hearts ... and their lifelong friendship!"--Container
Jeff, who lives at home by Mark Duplass( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is story of one man's hilarious search for the meaning of life. As slacker Jeff stumbles toward enlightenment, he uncovers answers to his nagging family's problems. Jeff has no idea where he's going, but when he finally gets there, he might just find out what it's all about.--from container
Which way home( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A feature documentary that follows unaccompanied child migrants on their journey through Mexico as they try to reach the United States. We follow children like Olga and Freddy, 9-year old Hondurans, who are trying to reach their parents in the US. Children like Jose, a 10-year old El Salvadoran, who has been abandoned by smugglers and ends up alone in a Mexican detention center, and Kevin, a streetwise 14-year-old Honduran, whose mother hopes that he will reach the US. As the United States continues to build a wall between itself and Mexico, this documentary shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children who face harrowing dangers with enormous courage and resourcefulness as they endeavor to make it to the United States."--Distributor's abstract
The libertine by Laurence Dunmore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wilmot, a 17th century poet, is the Earl of Rochester and from the beginning he treats his wife cruelly, drinks to relentless excess, abuses his friendships, and generally wallows in dissipation, much to the dismay of King Charles II. The king hopes that Rochester will write a play glorifying his reign. But Rochester finds his true inspiration when he sees a young actress named Lizzie Barry. Rochester sets out to make her the greatest actress of their time--and she, with some reluctance, submits to his teaching
Art school confidential by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerome, a kid from the suburbs who loves to draw, goes to New York City's Strathmore College for his freshman year as a drawing major. Competition and petty jealousy consume faculty and students, with an end-of-first-semester best-student award held out as a grand plum. Worse, a strangler is on the loose, killing people on or next to campus. The idealistic Jerome falls in love with Audrey, a student who models for life-drawing classes and who responds to his sweetness. But he has a rival: the clean-cut, manly Jonah, also a first-year drawing student, whose primitive work draws raves and Audrey's attention. As cynicism seems to corrode everything, Jerome is desperate to win
Ripley's game by John Malkovich( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living a life of luxury, Ripley attends a party thrown by Jonathan Trevanny and overhears the host making critical comments about Ripley's fashion sense. Enraged, Ripley immediately plots his retaliation. This comes via his former business partner Reeves. Reeves seeks out Ripley's help in finding an unrecognized assassin to kill a Russian gangster, and Ripley suggests he talk to Trevanny. Trevanny reluctantly accepts the offer and the situation quickly spirals out of control to the point of drawing the attention of the Russian mob, forcing Ripley to intervene
The dancer upstairs by John Malkovich( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a Latin American nation nears collapse, idealistic policeman Agustin Rejas faces his greatest challenge: to catch the mysterious terrorist leader Ezequiel. Mass panic sets in as the terrorist attacks become mre ferocious, and Rejas finds himself drawn to Yolands, his daughter's beautiful ballet teacher. As the search for Ezequil comes nearer, he and Yolands must choose between love, country or self
The First Amendment project( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some assembly required: This film examines the protests during the 2004 Republican National Convention focusing on the disconnect between society's desire for order and the NYPD's overzealous application of force in stamping out potential threats to the placid image of the GOP's "big tent." Mainstream media downplayed the protests to the point of near-invisibility during the convention, so this portrait of articulate protesters serves as a corrective
How to draw a bunny by Ray Johnson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the fascinating, often hilarious, and always enigmatic world of artist and underground icon Ray Johnson whose mysterious suicide frames the film. He was considered a genius whose collages have been exhibited in major museums around the world
Afterwards( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-powered attorney finds his life turned upside down when he is visited by an ominous doctor who predicts people's deaths. Unable to stop the fatal predictions, the lawyer races against time to put his life in order before he becomes death's next victim
Abel( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peculiar young boy, while blurring reality and fantasy, takes over the responsibilities of a family man in his father's absence, until one day a man shows up at the door - his father
The perks of being a wallflower Le monde de Charlie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Perks of Being a Wallflower is based on the wildly popular novel by Stephen Chbosky about a freshman named Charlie (Logan Lerman) who is always watching from the sidelines until a pair of charismatic seniors takes him under their wing. Beautiful, free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson) and her fearless stepbrother Patrick (Ezra Miller) shepherd Charlie through new friendships, first love, burgeoning sexuality, bacchanalian parties, midnight screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the quest for the perfect song."--Container
La fête du travail( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Henry Wheeler struggles to be the man of his house and care for his reclusive mother Adele, all the while confronting the pangs of adolescence. Henry and his mother encounter Frank Chambers, an intimidating man clearly in need of help. Frank convinces them to take him into their home and later is revealed to be an escaped convict. The events of this long Labor Day weekend will shape them for the rest of their lives
Jeune adulte( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mavis Gary is a writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart. When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either
Jeff who lives at home (v.f.)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is story of one man's hilarious search for the meaning of life. As slacker Jeff stumbles toward enlightenment, he uncovers answers to his nagging family's problems. Jeff has no idea where he's going, but when he finally gets there, he might just find out what it's all about
Juno ; Thank you for smoking ; Waitress( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waitress: A small-town waitress, smitten with a stranger, hopes to win a pie-making contest so she can leave her obnoxious husband
 
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