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Taylor, Jim 1962-

Overview
Works: 57 works in 316 publications in 9 languages and 15,242 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Science fiction films  Road films  Action and adventure films  Independent films  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jim Taylor
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Visual )

49 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,826 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 )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience a bittersweet drama about a detached father's attempt to reconnect with his two daughters and their often-hilarious quest for the truth in this 'moving, enlightening, funny and unapologetically human' film."--Container
Jurasic Park III by Sam Neill( Visual )

52 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,252 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 )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,169 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 )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civics teacher Jim McAllister is worried: obnoxious, perennial overachiever Tracy Flick looks likely to win the student body presidency--she is running unopposed. Seeking to inject some democracy into the process, he persuades nice but dim football hero Paul Metzler to stand against her. This merely makes Tracy even more determined to win, and when Paul's alienated younger sister Tammy joins the race, leads her to use extreme measures to guarantee success. Meanwhile, Mr. McAllister's life becomes increasingly complicated as he strays from the principles he teaches. Politics is rarely pretty, but the students and faculty at Carver High are about to find out just how ugly it can get
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms
Cedar Rapids by Tita Ao( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,061 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 )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 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
Jurassic Park adventure pack( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 321 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 Rex Pickett( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 311 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 173 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
Jurassic Park : ultimate trilogy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost world, Jurassic Park: 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
Jurassic Park III : junior novelization by Scott Ciencin( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Eric Kirby is in Jurassic Park with live, dangerous dinosaurs. His parents want to get him out - but how? Dr. Alan Grant knows about dinosaurs. He also knows that he doesn't want to visit Jurassic Park again!
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 41 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!
Jurassic Park III( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart-stopping thriller in which the island's inhabitants are smarter, faster and more brutal than ever imagined
Jurassic Park : the ultimate collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond Jurassic Park: Disc includes more extras dealing with all three films in the trilogy
Election : a novel by Tom Perrotta( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 19 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
The Sideways guide to wine and life( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jurassic Park trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 16 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
Sideways : guide to wine and life( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jim Taylor Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Jim Taylor produttore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Jim Taylor US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Taylor, Jim

Taylor, Jim Kyakuhonka

Taylor, Jim キャクホンカ

Тейлор, Джим

ג'ים טיילור

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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