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Favreau, Jon

Works: 242 works in 703 publications in 8 languages and 34,612 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Superhero films  Humor  Science fiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romantic comedy films  Games 
Roles: Director, Actor, Author of screenplay, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Narrator, Production personnel, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jon Favreau
Most widely held works by Jon Favreau
Iron Man by Jon Favreau ( Visual )
75 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 3,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy industrialist is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world
Elf by New Line Cinema Corporation ( Visual )
38 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An orphan raised as an elf in Santa's workshop discovers that he is actually human, prompting him to leave the North Pole in search of his biological father
Iron Man 2 by Jon Favreau ( Visual )
56 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet
Something's gotta give ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged womanizer falls in love with the mother of his latest youthful conquest, greatly complicating the lives of all involved
Open season ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A performing grizzly bear named Boog, who has been domesticated by a park ranger, Beth, helps deer friend Elliot escape from the mullet-sporting hunter, Shaw. When the two animals escape to the forest they become lost - just as hunting season begins. To make the situation worse, Boog doesn't know how to survive outside of his beloved ranch. Elliott and Boog develop a strong bond not only between themselves but also with the other wild animals as they attempt to drive the hunters out of the forest
Cowboys & aliens ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Arizona in 1873, a stranger leads a posse of cowboys, outlaws and Apache warriors against an alien enemy
G-Force by Hoyt Yeatman ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Armed with the latest high-tech spy equipment, a covert government program of trained guinea pigs discover that the fate of the world is in their paws. Darwin is the squad leader determined to succeed at all costs; Blaster is an outrageous weapons expert with tons of attitude and a love for all things extreme; and Juarez, a sexy martial arts pro. Joining the group is Mooch, the literal fly-on-the-wall reconnaissance expert, and star-nosed mole Speckles, the computer and information specialist. The team takes on a mission for the U.S. government to stop the evil billionaire Leonard Saber who plans to destroy the world with household appliances. Before they can accomplish their mission, the government shuts them down and they are sentenced to a pet shop. There, they encounter a myriad of other members of the animal kingdom, including the lazy Hurley and hamster Bucky. They will escape the cage to defeat the villain, stop his threat, and save the world
Zathura by Jon Favreu ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Danny twists the key of an old science fiction game. The game unleashes a localized meteor shower and wrenches Danny's house into orbit around a distant ringed planet. Besides Danny, his brother Walter and sister Lisa have to go along. Soon a defective robot, a rangy astronaut, and an alien spaceship enter the picture. The only way the kids can return their house to its proper space-time coordinates is to finish the game, but before they can finish, the game board falls into the hands of some rather nasty, carnivorous lizards
Daredevil by Mark Steven Johnson ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By day, blind attorney Matt Murdock toils for justice in Hell's Kitchen. By night, he's Daredevil, a man without fear. He's a masked vigilante stalking the dark streets with an uncanny "radar sense" that allows him to see with superhuman capabilities. When the love of his life is targeted by New York City's ruthless Kingpin and his deadly assassin, Bullseye, Daredevil may be about to meet his match
Four Christmases ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When happily unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation, and unable to escape, they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities
Couples retreat by Vince Vaughn ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following failed attempts to conceive, Jason and Cynthia are contemplating divorce. In an effort to save their marriage, they book a vacation to a couples therapy retreat, called Eden. To save money they encourage their friends to join them, claiming that their friends can enjoy the party activities and not take part in the therapy. Reluctantly their friends, Dave and Ronnie, Joey and Lucy, and recently divorced Shane and his girlfriend Trudy agree. Upon their arrival to Eden they are sent to the west side of the island, but Joey learns that the east side of the island hosts a singles resort. After their first therapy session all four couples learn they have problems with their relationships. Later, Shane runs into his ex-wife, who admits she still loves him
Iron man three by Shane Black ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble, he must use all his ingenuity to survive, destroy his enemy, and somehow protect those he loves. But a soul-searching question haunts him: Does the man make the suit-- or does the suit make the man?"--Container
Identity thief ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy's identity
I love you, man ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A fitfully funny comedy."--New York Times
Wimbledon by Richard Loncraine ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging male tennis star has one last shot, and two weeks, to win the greatest tennis tournament and the heart of an upcoming women's tennis star
The break-up by Vince Vaughn ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brooke calls it quits with her boyfriend Gary. Neither one is willing to move out of the condo they once shared. Taking the advice of their repsective friends and confidants, including a few complete strangers, they both engage in mental warfare designed to force the other person to flee the premises. But they might just realize that they might be fighting to keep their relationship alive
Goodfellas by Warner Bros. Pictures España ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on a group of men involved with organized crime while giving an inside look at the Mafia from 1955-80. Based on the life of mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian New York kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" in his impoverished Brooklyn neighborhood
Swingers by Doug Liman ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hip and hilarious look at a fun group of friends who spend their days looking for work and their nights hanging out in Hollywood's coolest after-hours spots
The replacements ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shane Falco, a washed-out all-American quarterback, guides a team of misfits assembled by veteran coach Jimmy McGinty to replace striking pro players
Made ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bobby and Ricky, long-time pals in Los Angeles, fail as amateur boxers. They're recruited by their mob-connected boss to make what should be an easy delivery to an East Coast kingpin named Ruiz. By the time they reach New York, Bobby's no-nonsense approach has been bulldozed by Ricky's hopelessly false bravado, which he's blithely absorbed from too many mobster movies. While Ricky invites disaster with reckless ambition, Bobby just wants a happier, legitimate future for his stripper girlfriend and her neglected young daughter
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Alternative Names
Favreau, John, 1966-
English (330)
French (13)
Spanish (9)
German (8)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (3)
Turkish (1)
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