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Mr. Mudd (Firm)

Overview
Works: 22 works in 119 publications in 3 languages and 15,473 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Coming-of-age films  Romance films  Historical films  Biographical films  Documentary films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Mr. Mudd (Firm)
Juno by Jason Reitman( Visual )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,102 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 )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 2,059 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 Joyce Maynard( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,627 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
Young Adult by Jason Reitman ( '11 ) Movie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,351 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,036 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!"--Publisher description
Jeff, who lives at home by Jason Segel( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his way to the store to buy wood glue, Jeff looks for signs from the universe to determine his path. However, a series of comedic and unexpected events leads him to cross paths with his family in the strangest of locations and circumstances. Jeff just may find the meaning of his life... and if he's lucky, pick up the wood glue as well
Which way home( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 967 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 U.S.; 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 U.S
The Libertine by Laurence Dunmore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 944 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 )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerome goes to art school in the hopes of having his genuine ability recognized. Instead he finds that his teachers are self-obsessed has-beens and his peers are jaded and floundering. To make matters worse, Jerome finds himself being investigated for a series of gruesome stranglings. He becomes obsessed with a lovely student named Audrey, but she is more interested in the hunky Jonah, whose crude yet acclaimed paintings of cars and tanks make Jerome want to tear his own eyes out
Demolition( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davis Mitchell, a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father in law, Phil, to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis' letters catch the attention of customer service rep, Karen Mareno and amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own; the two form an unlikely connection
Ripley's game by Kathy Burke( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 626 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 547 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 more ferocious, and Rejas finds himself drawn to Yolanda, his daughter's beautiful ballet teacher. As the search for Ezequil comes nearer, he and Yolanda must choose between love, country or self
The First Amendment project( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 366 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 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the fascinating, often hilarious, and alway 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 by Gilles Bourdos( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nathan, a brilliant New York lawyer who leads a life of professional success, but his private life is pretty dismal since he divorced Claire, his only love. Until he meets Doctor Kay, a mysterious doctor who introduces himself as a "Messenger." He claims that he can sense when certain people are about to die, and that he is sent to help them put their life in order before it's too late. Nathan doesn't believe a word of this, but soon afterwards he witnesses some disconcerting scenes which seem to confirm the doctor's claims."--IMDB
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
La fête du travail( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 7 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
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
Pasos de Baile( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 3 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 more ferocious, and Rejas finds himself drawn to Yolanda, his daughter's beautiful ballet teacher. As the search for Ezequil comes nearer, he and Yolanda must choose between love, country or self
Cesar Chavez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. He inspired millions of Americans who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world
 
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Languages
English (100)

Spanish (9)

French (6)