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Taylor, Jim 1962-

Overview
Works: 61 works in 409 publications in 10 languages and 17,118 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Road films  Independent films  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jim Taylor
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Visual )

57 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
The Descendants by Alexander Payne( Visual )

31 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt King (George Clooney), casado y padre de dos niñas, se ve obligado a replantearse la vida cuando su mujer sufre un terrible accidente que la deja en coma. Intenta torpemente recomponer la relación con sus problemáticas hijas -la precoz Scottie, de 10 años (Amara Miller), y la rebelde Alexandra, de 17 (Shailene Woodley)- al tiempo que se enfrenta a la difícil decisión de vender las propiedades de la familia. Herederos de la realeza hawaiana y de los misioneros, los King poseen en Hawai tierras vírgenes de un valor incalculable
Jurassic Park III by Sam Neill( Visual )

63 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined
About Schmidt by Louis Begley( Visual )

40 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Election by Alexander Payne( Visual )

45 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teacher tries to derail the campaign of a girl determined to become student body president
Downsizing by Matt Damon( Visual )

23 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When scientists find a way to shrink humans to five inches tall, Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and his wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to ditch their stressed out lives in order to get small and live large in a luxurious downsized community. Filled with life-changing adventures and endless possibilities, Leisureland offers more than riches, as Paul discovers a whole new world and realizes that we are meant for something bigger."--Container
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When red tape stops New York fire fighter Larry from naming his children as beneficiaries of his pension, he asks his best friend to enter into domestic partnership with him. Now they must convince everyone their 'marriage' is real ... even their gorgeous lawyer
Cedar Rapids by Miguel Arteta( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town, naive Midwesterner insurance agent must represent his company at a regional insurance convention in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where his mind is blown by the big city experience
Jurassic Park ultimate trilogy( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dino' blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber. Originally issued in 1993
Jurassic Park adventure pack( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar. Originally issued in 1997
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a script of the film, along with photographs, complete credits, and an interview with the writer and director
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Stoops is pregnant, confused and in trouble with the law for the umpteenth time. But it doesn't stop there. She soon becomes the unwitting object of a wacky tug-of-war that erupts when pro-lifers square off with pro-choicers and everyone goes to ridiculous extremes trying to claim her as a national symbol for their cause
Juliet, naked( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Annie, the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan, and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan's musical obsession
Jurassic Park : the ultimate collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar
Election : screenplay by Alexander Payne( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracy Flick is running unopposed for this year's high school student election, but school civics teacher Jim McAllister has a different plan. Partly to establish a more democratic election, and partly to satisfy some deep personal anger toward Tracy, Jim talks popular varsity football player Paul Metzler to run for president as well. Chaos ensues
Jurassic Park trilogy by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar
Sideways : guide to wine and life( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sideways guide to wine and life( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A propósito de Schmidt( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Schmidt se encuentra en varias encrucijadas al mismo tiempo. Emprende un viaje de autodescubrimiento y explora sus raíces cruzando el estado de Nebraska en una caravana
Sideways : screenplay by Alexander Payne( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jim Taylor Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Jim Taylor guionista estadounidense

Jim Taylor produttore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Jim Taylor scénariste américain

Jim Taylor US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Тейлор, Джим

ג'ים טיילור

ג'ים טיילור תסריטאי אמריקאי

جیم تیلور فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ジム・テイラー

テイラー, ジム

吉姆·泰勒

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