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Jonze, Spike

Works: 167 works in 529 publications in 9 languages and 16,024 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Rap (Music)  Rock music  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Pictorial works 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Actor, Interviewee, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Spike Jonze
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Being John Malkovich by Spike Jonze ( Visual )
98 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 2,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Craig Schwartz is a struggling street puppeteer; in order to make some money, Craig takes a job as a filing clerk. One day he accidentally discovers a door ... a portal into the brain of John Malkovich! For 15 minutes, he experiences the ultimate head trip--He is John Malkovich! Then he's dumped onto the New Jersey turnpike. With his beautiful office mate Maxine and his pet-obsessed wife, they hatch a plan to let others into John's brain for just $200 a trip
Adaptation by Spike Jonze ( Visual )
47 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[A] Comedy that seamlessly blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, New Yorker journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt Orlean's best-selling book 'The Orchid Thief', he writes himself into his own movie."--container
Three kings by David O Russell ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. His daughter Olive is growing up under questionable guidance. He's helplessly driving his marriage to actress Claire into the ground. His daughter Ariel is mentally handicapped. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality. As he pushes the limits of his relationships, both personally and professionally, a change in creative direction arrives in Millicent Weems, a celebrated theater actress who may offer Caden the break he needs
The fall by Tarsem Singh ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1920's, Los Angeles. In a hospital on the outskirts of town, Roy Walker, an injured stuntman, begins to tell young Alexandria, a fellow patient with a broken arm, a fantastical story about 5 mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality starts to blur as the tale advances
Bad grandpa ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny Knoxville reprises his Jackass role as 86-year-old Irving Zisman. Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his eight-year-old grandson Billy. The duo will encounter male strippers, disgruntled child beauty pageant contestants, funeral home mourners, biker bar patrons, and a whole lot of unsuspecting citizens. Real people in unreal situations, making for one really messed up comedy
Jackass number two ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of young men perform tricks, pranks, and stunts to amuse both themselves and others
Jackass the movie by Jeff Tremaine ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A crew of young men perform a variety of strange, painful, and often humiliating stunts for the amusement of themselves and those around them
Where the wild things are : [the movie storybook] by Barb Bersche ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow Max, a rambunctious boy who feels misunderstood at home, as he sets out in a tiny boat, seeking new worlds across the sea and lands on the incredible island of the wild things--where being made king of the beasts may not be all that grand
Tell them anything you want a portrait of Maurice Sendak ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a deeply moving portrait of Maurice Sendak, a seminal talent who is conflicted with his success, and whose lifelong obsession with death has subtly and ironically influenced his work. Now 81, Sendak is best known for his first book, Where the wild things are, which he wrote after spending ten years as an illustrator. Through his own words, firsthand photos, and illustrations, Sendak offers a rare, intimate, and unexpected look at his exceptional life
Beastie Boys video anthology by Beastie Boys ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains eighteen videos by the Beastie Boys. Each disc is divided into two sections: videos in sequence and videos with supplements. Includes commentary by Evan Bernard, Adam Bernstein, Tamra Davis, Spike Jonze, and others
Human nature by Michel Gondry ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Go for a walk on the wild side in this deliciously twisted tale about three strangers caught in a hair-raising love triangle
The work of director Mark Romanek by Mark Romanek ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes the director's music videos for the bands Jay-Z, Linkin park, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash, Audioslave, No Doubt, Mick Jagger, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Fiona Apple, Nine Inch Nails, Beck, Weezer, Eels, Snic Youth, Madonna, R.E.M., G. Love & Special Sauce, David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz, Keith Richards, En Vogue and kd lang, as well as interviews, commentaries and a documentary: Making of 99 problems
The work of director Chris Cunningham a collection of music videos, short films, video installations, and commercials by Chris Cunningham ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes the director's music videos for the bands Autechre, Aphex Twin, Portishead, Madonna, Leftfield featuring Afrika Bambaataa, Squarepusher, and Bjork; commercials for Sony Playstation, Levis, and Nissan; video installations; and the documentary, "The Making of All is Full of Love"
The wild things : a novel by Dave Eggers ( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a fight at home, young Max flees and runs away into the woods. He finds a boat there, jumps in, and ends up on the open sea, destination unknown. He lands on the island of the wild things, and soon he becomes their king. But things get complicated when Max realizes that the wild things want as much from him as he wants from them
The work of director Spike Jonze a collection of music videos, short films, documentaries, and rarities ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes the director's music videos for the bands Wax, Beastie Boys, the Pharcyde, the Breeders, Daft Punk, Fatlip, Weezer, Fatboy Slim, Dinosaur Jr., MC 900ft Jesus, the Notorious B.I.G., the Chemical Brothers, and Bjork, as well as interviews, commentaries, rarities, and three documentaries: What's up Fatlip?, Amarillo by morning, and Torrance Rises
Yeah right! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three years in the making, YEAH RIGHT! is a feature-length montage of exciting urban street skateboarding, shot in music video-size chunks. An unparalleled kind of sports photography -- the cameramen are skateboard-mounted -- showcases the dramatic athleticism of the Girl and Chocolate Skateboard Teams. Filled with spectacular appearances from some of skateboarding's brightest luminaries and shining up-and-comers, who pull off amazing stunts, seeming to fly through the air weightlessly
The Perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The perfect storm: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer, perfect storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail
Wholphin ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of live and animated short films and documentaries
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Alternative Names
Couffe, Richard.
Couffe, Richard 1969-
Couffey, Richard
Jones, Spike
Kouffey, Richard
Spiegel, Adam.
Spiegel, Adam, 1969-
ジョーンズ, スパイク
English (241)
German (16)
French (12)
Spanish (7)
Multiple languages (3)
Japanese (1)
Croatian (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)