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Abrahams, Jim 1944-

Overview
Works: 123 works in 440 publications in 7 languages and 7,737 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Comedy films  Interviews  Biography  History  Humor  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Actor, Performer, Film editor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jim Abrahams
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this spoof of disaster movies, the passengers and crew of an airplane suffer every catastrophe in the book
Hot shots! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A team of crack (or is it cracked?) jet jockeys led by an incompetent commander spend their nights carousing and their days training for secret operation "Sleepy Weasel"--A lightning strike against a desert kingdom
Big business by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two sets of twins are mismatched at birth, and forty years later their paths cross in Manhattan
Scary movie 4 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dim-witted Cindy and her overheated pal Brenda help clueless hero Tom save the world from a ruthless alien invasion
Hot shots! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully-selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind. He also winds up in competition with the corps' model of military perfection for the heart of the base's sultry psychiatrist. Bonus features included. This title has been Repackaged
Ruthless people by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Stone (DeVito) is ruthless. When his shrill wife Barbara (Midler) is nabbed by inept kidnappers, Sam cries tears of joy and refuses to pay the ransom
Top secret! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American rock star teams up with the daughter of a scientist to find the scientist before he creates the ultimate weapon, in this spoof of war epics and Elvis films
"---first do no harm" by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of one woman's struggle against a narrow-minded medical establishment when she learns that her young son has epilepsy
The Naked gun from the files of the police squad! ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Those screw-loose "Airplane!" creators have done it again! Leslie Nielsen stars as Police Squad's own granite-jawed, rock-brained cop Frank Drebin, who bumbles across a mind control scheme to assassinate Queen Elizabeth
The Kentucky fried movie ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skits satirize movies, television programs and other features of modern day life
Police Squad. the complete series ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and French and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features the crime-solving adventures of Detective Frank Drebin, a Sergeant Lieutenant Captain of Police Squad, a special division of the police department. Together Drebin and his boss, Captain Ed Hocken, crack the toughest cases in the big city, encountering sight-gags, slapstick, puns, and non-sequiturs along the way
Jane Austen's mafia ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sidesplitting epic saga of disorganized crime's most dysfunctional family. As the story of the Cortino family unfolds over nearly a century, young and innocent Vincenzo Cortino is driven from his home in Sicily and forced to swim to America
Hot shots Hot shots, part deux ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hot shots. A team of crack (or is it cracked?) jet jockeys led by an incompetent commander spend their nights carousing and their days training for secret operation "Sleepy Weasel"--A lightning strike against a desert kingdom
Welcome home, Roxy Carmichael ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's been fifteen years since Roxy Carmichael left Clyde, Ohio, for fame and fortune. Now the town is excitedly planning for her homecoming. Among those anxiously awaiting her return is her ex-boyfriend, her rival, and an eccentric Dinky Bossetti
Flying high! ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-fighter pilot is forced to takeover the control of an airliner when the flight crew succumbs to food poisoning. While his girlfriend, a stewardess, becomes his co-pilot
The films of David Zucker and Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zuker by Robert J Emery ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker, featuring extensive film clips and interviews with actors and collaborators who have worked with them
The naked gun from the files of Police squad ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leslie Nielsen stars as Police squad's own granite-jawed, rock-brained cop Frank Drebin, who bumbles across a mind control scheme to assassinate Queen Elizabeth. Based on the television program: Police squad
Airplane! ; Airplane II the sequel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a spoof of disaster films, an airplane is out of control and the crew struggles to save it. Worst of all, they are out of coffee
Ruthless people Down and out in Beverly Hills ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Down and out in Beverly Hills: Rescued from drowning in the swimming pool of a Beverly Hills couple, a disconsolate bum brings startling and hilarious changes to the entire household, including the family dog, Matisse
Y a-t-il un pilote dans l'avion ? by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in French and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parodie des films-catastrophes
 
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English (206)
French (23)
Spanish (12)
German (11)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Portuguese (1)
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