WorldCat Identities

Mendel, Barry

Works: 50 works in 399 publications in 8 languages and 24,734 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Fiction  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, pmn, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barry Mendel
The Sixth Sense by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

43 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Crowe is a distinguished child psychologist haunted by the painful memory of a disturbed young patient he was unable to help. So when he meets Cole Sear, he seeks to redeam himself by doing everything he can
Bridesmaids by Paul Feig( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie wants to plan the perfect wedding for her best friend while dealing with her financial problems and no boyfriend
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( Visual )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family
Munich by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intense story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it
Trainwreck by Judd Apatow( Visual )

35 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since she was little, it's been drilled into Amy's head by her dad that monogamy isn't realistic. Now a magazine writer, Amy lives by that credo, enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment, but in actuality, she's kind of in a rut. When she finds herself starting to fall for the subject of the new article she's writing, a charming and successful sports doctor named Aaron Conners, Amy starts to wonder if other grown-ups might be on to something
Whip it by Drew Barrymore( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bliss Calendar is a small-town teenager with a big dream: to find her own path in the world. Tired of following in her family's footsteps of compliance and conformity, Bliss discovers a way to put her life on the fast track, literally. She lands a spot on a rough-and-tumble roller derby team and becomes 'Babe Ruthless', the hottest thing on eight wheels
Serenity by Joss Whedon( Visual )

38 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A passenger with a deadly secret. Six rebels on the run. An assassin in pursuit. When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime that will destroy anything -- or anyone -- to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But the greatest danger of all may be on their ship."--Container
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After David Dunn emerges from a horrific train crash as the sole survivor-- and without a single scratch on him-- he meets a mysterious stranger who believes comic book heroes walk the earth. A haunting stranger whose obsession with David will change David's life forever"--Container
The big sick( Visual )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings
The happening by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Del director de El Sexto Sentido y Señales, M. Night Shyamalan, llega un vertiginoso thriller acerca de una familia que huye aterrorizada de un misterioso y mortal fenómeno. El actor nominado al Oscar Mark Wahlberg (Mejor actor de reparto, Los Infiltrados), estelariza como Elliot Moore, un hombre compun que intenta salvar a su familia de un implacable asesino invisible. Mientras Elliot comienza a descubrir la verdadera naturaleza de lo que está al acecho, pronto resulta evidente que nadie--y ningún lugar esta a salvo."--Información impresa en el envase
This is 40 by this( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After years of marriage, Pete and Debbie are approaching a milestone meltdown. As they try to balance romance, careers, parents and children in their own hilarious ways, they must also figure out how to enjoy the rest of their lives. ... This Is 40 is a candid and heartwarming comedy about the challenges and rewards of marriage and parenthood in the modern age."--Container
Funny people by Judd Apatow( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George is a very successful stand-up comedian who learns that he has less than a year to live. Ira, who is a struggling up-and-coming comedian works at a deli. One night the two perform at the same club, and George decides to make Ira his best friend. This lopsided relationship gradually takes on aspects of true friendship as Ira forces George to try to reconnect with the people in his life, including his ex-girlfriend Laura
God help the girl by Stuart Murdoch( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eve is a catastrophe - low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James. Together they decide there's only one thing to do: form a pop group
Peacock by Michael Lander( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Skillpa, a quiet bank clerk living in tiny Peacock, Nebraska, prefers to live an invisible life. Then, in a moment, everything changes. A train caboose runs off its tracks and crashes into John's backyard and destroys more than the weathered planks of his wood fence. When neighbors descend on the scene, they discover John's other personality, Emma, for the first time and mistakenly believe her to be John's wife. John is launched into the spotlight and eventually it shatters his sanity
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Fischer, a tenth-grader at Rushmore Academy, is involved in too many extra-curricular activities, and, as he tries to avoid getting expelled because of his grades, Max befriends a first-grade teacher, whom he falls in love with, and a melancholy, self-made millinaire
Inkheart by Brendan Fraser( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The happening ; The omen ; Shutter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The omen: Robert and Katherine Thorn are as loving of parents as any young boy could ask for, but as fate would have it, their new son Damien is far from the typical child. As the mysterious boy's growth begins to share frightening parallels with the Biblical passages detailing the rise of the Antichrist, and the lives of all who seek to reveal his true nature are cut gruesomely short, Robert and Katherine are forced to face the horrifying prospect that their child has been sent from Satan to hasten the fall of modern civilization, and that there is little they can do to curb his prophesied path of ultimate destruction
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Alternative Names
Barry Mendel Amerikaans filmregisseur

Barry Mendel Filmproduzent

Barry Mendel producteur américain

Barry Mendel productor de cine estadounidense

Barry Mendel produttore cinematografico statunitense

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