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Petrie, Donald

Works: 159 works in 433 publications in 7 languages and 14,015 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Humor  Romantic comedy films  Short films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Donald Petrie
Miss congeniality by Sandra Bullock ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Her legs are waxed, her lips are glossed, her gun is ready. FBI agent Gracie Hart is going undercover as one of the hopefuls to be the next Miss United States. But Gracie, whose idea of a fashion accessory is the set of handcuffs she slaps unto lawbreakers, doesn't have a beauty pageant bone in her body
How to lose a guy in 10 days ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andi is the "How to" girl at an up-and-coming women's magazine who need to prove she can pick up any guy and dump him in 10 days. And in order for Ben to win an advertising presentation he needs to prove he can make any woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Now that they are a "couple" and the clock is ticking, anything goes
Grumpier old men by Donald Petrie ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neighborhood curmudgeons' long-running feud becomes an all-out rivalry when an attractive widow moves into the house across the street
Mystic pizza by Donald Petrie ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three young women, waitresses at a pizza parlor in Mystic, Connecticut, spend a special summer discovering romance
Welcome to Mooseport by Gene Hackman ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A local plumber is plunged into the national spotlight when he takes on the former President of the United States, who can't believe he's running against a man who installed his toilets. To make matters worse, the ex-president is trying to steal the election -- and the affection of the handyman's girlfriend. Whoever wins, one thing's for sure, this town is not small enough for both of them
My life in ruins ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Georgia came to Greece to follow a man. Cast aside, she finds herself alone and adrift in this foreign land. Eventually, her passion for history leads her to a job as a tour guide. But Georgia is bored, and has lost her 'kefi' (Greek for mojo) to boot. When Poupi replaces her regular driver at the last minute, Georgia thinks that her luck has just hit rock bottom. Thankfully, Georgia's latest batch of tourists is a more lively bunch than she's anticipated, and in between bouts with rival tour guide Nico, she manages to form a genuine connection with wisecracking widower Irv. Irv is a solo vacationer who maintains a jovial facade despite the fact that he misses his late wife dearly. With a little help from Irv, Georgia comes to realize that true love may be closer than she thinks
Just my luck ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ashley is a young Manhattan socialite who is possibly the luckiest person in New York City. However, after she happens to kiss a hapless boy named Jake at a masquerade ball, she finds out she's somehow traded her great luck for his terrible luck
My favorite Martian ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this movie based on the 60's television series of the same name, TV reporter, Tim O'Hara stumbles upon a Martian who has just crashed on Earth. Tim schemes to expose the Martian who has taken human form as "Uncle Martin." When Tim's efforts are foiled by Uncle Martin's antics, he decides to help the alien return home
Richie Rich ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The richest kid in the world, Richie Rich, has everything he wants, except companionship. While representing his father at a factory opening, he sees some kids playing baseball across the street. Richie wants to join in, but they don't want him around. When a plot to kill the Rich family is devised by Rich Industries' top executive, Laurence Van Dough, Richie must take over control of the company while searching for his lost parents with the help of some new friends
The associate ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fast-track executive starts her own company after a backstabbing co-worker nabs her promotion. But when she's locked out of the stuffy corporate world, she invents a dazzling male business partner to sell her ideas! Her wacky plan soon spins wildly out of control, however, when her bogus "associate" becomes Wall Street's hottest financial whiz--she must impersonate him!
The favor ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and French and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a favor to her friend Kathy, Emily looks up Kathy's old boyfriend, but their steamy one-night stand ignites more than just passion
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Congeniality 2: This time, Federal Agent Gracie Hart goes undercover in Las Vegas to rescue her best friend, the Miss United States Pageant winner. She also has to deal with a new partner with anger-management issues and a dim view of Gracie
Miss Congeniality Miss Congeniality 2: armed and fabulous ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Congeniality: Gracie Hart is the tomboyish FBI agent who poses as a beauty contestant to unmask a criminal at the Miss United States Pageant. Miss Congeniality 2: Gracie goes undercover masquerading as a Las Vegas showgirl to rescue kidnapped friends
Movie marathon comedy favorites collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Splitting heirs: Two babies are accidentally switched; one grows up in a poor Pakistani household, while the other is raised as the heir to a dukedom
MacGyver ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of an undercover special agent, Angus MacGyver, who uses his practical knowledge of science to solve any problem that he faces
Opportunity knock$ ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pair of con men hide out in a house when they discover the owner will be away for a couple of months and the housesitter can't make it. The owner's relatives show up, so they pretend to be the housesitters
Joe Somebody ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe Scheffer is a mild-mannered single dad who's overworked and underappreciated at the office. But when the company bully knocks him down in front of his daughter, this Nobody decides to become Joe Somebody and kick some butt!
Opportunity knocks ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comic romp about a down-on-his-luck con man who stumbles onto the greatest scam of his career
Richie Rich Ricky RicoĢn ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The richest boy in the world defeats the evil financial advisor who tries to kill him & his parents, while gaining the one possession that money could never buy-- friends
Mirror, mirror ; Blue man down ; Mr. Magic ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blue man down: A veteran policeman's life is ruined when his young partner is shot during a robbery. Blaming himself for the loss, he is helped by a policewoman with a strange past
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