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Black, Jack 1969-

Overview
Works: 216 works in 825 publications in 11 languages and 40,989 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Love stories  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Martial arts films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Scenarist, Interviewee, Former owner, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Kung fu panda by Ethan Reiff ( Visual )
39 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,715 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
Ice age by Chris Wedge ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty thousand years ago, as the Earth was being overrun with glaciers, Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger, Sid the sloth, and the human baby Scrat become a courageous quartet braving the frozen terrain and embarking on an incredible journey to return Scrat to human civilization
King Kong by Merian C Cooper ( Visual )
76 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,132 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
Shark tale by Vicky Jenson ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young fish is chased by mobster sharks after claiming to have killed the son of a mobster shark
Kung fu panda 2 by Jack Black ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five. But Po's new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. Po must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins in order to able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed
The school of rock by Jack Black ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being fired by his band, a musician takes a job substitute teaching in a 4th grade class at a prestigious school. He is not really prepared to teach, so he does what he knows best...he starts a band with his students!
The holiday by Nancy Meyers ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iris and Amanda are both coming out of long term relationships and looking for a change. They meet online on a home exchange website and impulsively decide to switch homes for the Christmas holidays. Unexpectedly, and quite to their surprise, not only do they find a new home but a new love
Tropic thunder ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,712 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 )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rob Gordon's record store is semi-failing, and his long-time girlfriend has just walked out on him. In order to figure out where things went wrong, he examines his past relationships with other women
Bernie ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the tiny, rural town of Carthage, TX, 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"
Nacho Libre ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,429 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 )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,306 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 )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,230 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 )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,196 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 )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,166 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 1,065 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 )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 955 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 fianceĢ 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 846 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 )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 809 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, teaching a martial arts class of rambunctious bunny kittens. We learn it takes more than fast feet and fists to become a kung fu master
The neverending story III escape from Fantasia ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On his first day at a new school, Bastian is chased by a vicious gang called the Nasties. He hides in the school library where he finds a magic book that writes itself according to the imagination of the reader. To escape the Nasties, Bastian wishes himself into Fantasia, the storybook's phantasmic world of incredible creatures. It's here that Bastian feels safe. But when the Nasties take control of the book, his Fantasian friends get stuck on earth, and it's up to Bastian to save them
 
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Alternative Names
Black, Jack.
Black, Thomas
Black, Thomas, 1969-
Black, Thomas Jacob 1969- Wirklicher Name
Tenacious D 1969-
Thomas Black
Languages
English (399)
Spanish (24)
French (22)
German (12)
Multiple languages (4)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Persian (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)
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