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Black, Jack 1969-

Overview
Works: 232 works in 895 publications in 12 languages and 42,843 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Romantic comedy films  Biography  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  War films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Author, Scenarist, Interviewee, Former owner, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Ice age by Chris Wedge( Visual )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four animals trying to save themselves from the upcoming Ice Age become unlikely heroes. The four reluctantly come together when they have to return a human child to its father while braving the deadly elements
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

84 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
Kung fu panda by Ethan Reiff( Visual )

34 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irreverent slacker panda Po is the biggest fan of Kung Fu around ... which doesn't exactly come in handy working every day in his family's noodle shop. Unexpectedly chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy, Po's dreams become reality when he joins the world of Kung Fu and studies alongside his idols, the legendary Furious Five--Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey--under the leadership of their guru, Master Shifu. Before they know it, the vengeful and treacherous snow leopard Tai Lung is headed their way, and it's up to Po to defend everyone from the oncoming threat. Can he turn his dreams of becoming a Kung Fu master into reality? Po puts his heart - and his girth - into the task, and the unlikely hero ultimately finds that his greatest weaknesses turn out to be his greatest strengths
Shark tale by Will Smith( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of what happens when one little fish tells a great white lie ... Shark Tale is an animated comedy that relocates all of the familiar elements of the Mafia movie from the mean streets to the deep blue sea. In other words, the underworld goes underwater. Almost as a seal of approval that clinches this as a genuine mobster movie, the voice cast includes Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese
School of rock by Richard Linklater( Visual )

45 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band
Kung fu panda 2 by Jack Black( Visual )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Po joins forces with a group of new kung-fu masters to take on an old enemy with a deadly new weapon
The holiday by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda lives in Los Angeles and is a movie trailer editor. Iris lives in Surrey, England and is a journalist. The two live five thousand miles apart and have never met, but both are dealing with the same problem: men. Amanda just broke up with her cheating boyfriend. Iris has pined for her ex. Amanda comes upon a website that advocates home exchange and the two decide to swap houses for two weeks at Christmas - both with a goal to forget their troubled love lives. Love ends up finding them anyways. Amanda starts a romance with Iris' older brother, Graham, a book editor and Iris starts a romance with a friend of Amanda's, movie composer Miles. With new found romance, both their lives change forever
Tropic thunder by Ben Stiller( Visual )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watch John 'Four Leaf' Tayback as he fights a gruesome battle during the Vietnam War. But, this is actually a scene from 'Tropic Thunder,' a big-budget adaptation of Tayback's wartime memoir. Starring as the central platoon are Speedman, Lazarus, Chino and Portnoy, as well as young character actor Kevin Sandusky. To play the character of African American Sgt. Osiris, Lazarus dyes his skin dark and refuses to break from character. When a scene goes awry, the film's director, Damien Cockburn goes off. With filming a month behind schedule only five days into shooting, the real 'Four Leaf' takes Cockburn aside and suggests that he drop the actors in a real jungle and use hidden cameras to capture the action. Chaos and insanity ensue
High fidelity by Stephen Frears( Visual )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rob Gordon's record store is failing, and his long-time girlfriend has just walked out on him. To figure out where things went wrong and why he can't commit, he examines his past relationships with other women
Bernie by Jack Black( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the tiny, rural town of Carthage, Texas, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede was one of the town's most beloved residents. He taught Sunday school, sang in the church choir and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Everyone loved and appreciated Bermie, so it came as no surprise when he befriended Marjorie Nugent, an affluent widow who was as well known for her sour attitude as her fortune ... The people of Carthage were shocked when it was reported that Marjorie Nugent had been dead for some time, and Bernie Tiede was charged with the murder"--Container
Nacho Libre( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ignacio 'Nacho' is a cook by day in a Mexican orphanage who moonlights as a lucha libre wrestler to raise money for the orphans
The big year( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Looking to shake up their routine lives, three amateur bird watchers compete to become the ultimate 'birder' by spotting the greatest number of species within a single calendar year. But the friendly rivalry soon turns into a hilariously complicated cross-country adventure as each man begins to realize that the quest for success comes at a price--and that's not chicken feed!"--Container
Shallow Hal by Bobby Farrelly( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the advice of his dying father, Hal dates only physically beautiful women. One day, he runs into a self-help guru who hypnotises him into recognizing only the inner beauty of women. Hal then meets Rosemary, a grossly obese woman who Hal sees as a vision of loveliness. Will their relationship survive when Hal's equally shallow friend undoes the hypnosis and Hal sees the real Rosemary?
Gulliver's travels Gulliver's fun pack( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a shipwreck lands a lowly mailroom clerk named Gulliver (Black) on the fantastical island of Lilliput, he transforms into a giant--in size and ego! Gulliver's tall tales and heroic deeds win the hearts of the tiny Lilliputians, but when he loses it all and puts his newfound friends in peril, Gulliver must find a way to undo the damage. Through it all, Gulliver may just learn that it's how big you are on the inside that counts"--Container
Be kind rewind by Michel Gondry( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two local outcasts attempt to save a local video store. Amateur film director Mike must find a way to save the business after his magnetized friend, Jerry, erases every movie in the store. Using an outdated video camera and their own special effects, the two embark on an adventure to remake all the movies, from "Ghostbusters" to "Driving Miss Daisy," turning the two town misfits into local celebrities
Year one by Harold Ramis( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribal nitwits, Zed and Oh, are two guys living in the year one. Neither one can hunt nor gather, so they are thrown out of their Neanderthal community and dung-and-stick huts. Zed eats the forbidden fruit and the two become curious about what may lay outside of their limited little world. They decide to embark on a journey through the ancient world. On their travels they meet Cain and Abel, Abraham and Isaac. They wind up in Sodom where their girlfriends have been turned into slaves and are about to be sacrificed by the high priest
Margot at the wedding( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Margot and her son, Claude, come to attend the wedding of her sister, Pauline, it seems as if a family rift is being mended. Despite their best efforts, Margot and Pauline revert to their most dysfunctional selves. It does not help that Pauline's fiancé is woefully depressed and Margot's lover is as narcissistic as she is. Margot's estranged husband can't seem to recognize that Margot cringes at his every effort at reconciliation. Margot and Claude have both a loving and poisonous relationship and she begins to pull Claude down with her as she sinks in self-absorption
Orange County by Jake Kasdan( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by acclaimed author Martin Skinner, Shaun Brumber realizes his life ambition and through a host of hilarious circumstances attempts to realize his dream
Secrets of the furious five( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He may have defeated the ferocious Tai Lung, but our Dragon Warrior must now face Shifu's biggest challenge with the help of Viper, Tigress, Monkey, Crane, and Mantis. Discover that it takes more than fast feet and fists to become a kung fu master as the Furious Five are finally revealed. Includes featurettes
Kung fu panda holiday( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master Shifu puts Po in charge of hosting the Winter Feast, held to celebrate family and kung fu. Po recruits the Furious Five to help him make the event the best that the Valley of Peace has ever seen
 
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Alternative Names
Black, Jack.

Black, Thomas

Black, Thomas 1969-

Black, Thomas Jacob 1969-

Tenacious D 1969-

Thomas Black

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