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Rapke, Jack

Overview
Works: 49 works in 223 publications in 7 languages and 18,066 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fantasy films  History  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Rapke
Cast away by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer, finds his ruled-by-the-clock existence ended when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just begun
Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but something palpably of this century. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her, Beowulf returns to the castle and becomes king. Years pass, and all seems well. Is the age of demons finally over? Before he dies, however, Beowulf must face his past weakness and expiate his sins--if his kingdom is to survive
Monster house by Gil Kenan( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three adventurous kids set out to save their neighbourhood from a house thats actually a living breathing monster in this comically-frightful tale presented by Robert Zemeckis and Steven Spielberg. A masterful construction of laughs, chills, inventive animation and classic story telling, Monster House is perfectly designed for kids, adults and anyone who's looking for a great big dose of movie magic
Disney's a Christmas carol by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late
Matchstick men by Ridley Scott( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neurotic con man Roy suffers from several emotional problems, including obsessive-compulsive disorder. He and his partner Frank swindle people out of money. Frank wants to pull a really big job, but Roy is too consumed with fear and panic attacks to join him. Only cigarettes and his trusty illegal prescription drugs seem to keep him going. When Roy finds himself in desperate need of more pills, he is forced to see legitimate psychotherapist Dr. Klein. Roy discovers he has a daughter from his previous marriage and Dr. Klein suggests Roy spend time with her
The walk by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, Philippe Petit assembled a team to help him achieve his dream of walking between the World Trade Center towers
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anything is possible with a little laughter and a lot of heart in this incredible true story of an extraordinary woman who raised 10 kids on 25 words or less. Academy Award nominee Julianne Moore stars as Evelyn Ryan, a devoted housewife and mother, who uses her knack for words to win thousands of dollars in jingle contests to keep her family together. Also starring Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson, this witty and engaging comedy celebrates the power of a winning spirit."
What lies beneath by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supernatural thriller about a woman who uncovers a chilling secret in her husband's past when, recuperating from a serious road accident, she begins to see visions of a mysterious woman. The husband, a university research scientist, sends his wife to a therapist. But events take an even more ominous turn when her therapist suggests she make contact with the apparition
Last holiday by Queen Latifah( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and French and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgia Byrd is a shy New Orleans cookware salesclerk. She is led to believe that she has less than a month to live. She decides that it is time to give her life a serious makeover, so Georgia jets off on a dream vacation to live like there is no tomorrow. Georgia shakes up a glamorous European resort spa while enthusiastically embracing a new look, new moves, and a new attitude. But, her handsome suitor back home is not about to let Georgia slip away
The Borgias( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI, propelling him, his two sons Cesare and Juan, and his daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance
The Borgias( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After exacting vicious punishment on all those who opposed them, the Borgias are at the apex of their power and influence. With the world around them embroiled in war and turmoil, the original crime family will continue to exploit allies, silence critics, and solidify legacies. But this time, the seemingly unbreakable bonds of blood will be tested like never before, as the house notoriously united against the world becomes divided against itself
The Borgias( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy Irons stars in The Borgias, the saga of history's most infamous crime family. Conspiring with his ruthless sons and poisonously seductive daughter, the charismatic Rodrigo Borgia will let nothing and no one stand in the way of his relentless quest for wealth and power. Mercilessly cruel and defiantly decadent, intimidation and murder are his weapons of choice in his scandalous ascension to the papacy in Renaissance-era Italy
Inside Disney's a Christmas carol( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the art and ideas used to create Disney's movie version of the book
Witness ; Patriot games ; What lies beneath( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patriot games: His days as an intelligence agent behind him, former CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Harrison Ford) has traveled to London to vacation with his wife and daughter. Meeting them outside Buckingham Palace, Ryan is caught in the middle of a terrorist attack on a member of the Royal Family. But Ryan's courageous act marks him as a target in the sights of the terrorists
Disney's A Christmas carol by Jim Carrey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late. Includes featurettes and deleted scenes
La légende de Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un héros autoproclamé et arrogant, qui narre lui-même ses exploits et crée sa propre légende : voici Beowulf, le célèbre pourfendeur de monstres, protecteur du royaume. Il sera celui qui libérera la terre des Vikings de l'horrible bête qui la hante, en échange il réclame beaucoup d'or et une couronne. Une seule question demeure, quel sera le terrible prix de son ambition sans borne ?
Les Bonhommes allumettes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neurotic con man Roy suffers from several emotional problems, including obsessive-compulsive disorder. He and his partner Frank swindle people out of money. Frank wants to pull a really big job, but Roy is too consumed with fear and panic attacks to join him. Only cigarettes and his trusty illegal prescription drugs seem to keep him going. When Roy finds himself in desperate need of more pills, he is forced to see legitimate psychotherapist Dr. Klein. Roy discovers he has a daughter from his previous marriage and Dr. Klein suggests Roy spend time with her
Mars needs moms by Simon Wells( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Disney and Academy Award winner Robert Zemeckis (Best Director, Forrest Gump, 1994) comes the craziest adventure this side of the galaxy-- Mars Needs Moms. Take out the trash, eat your broccoli -- who needs moms anyway? Nine-year-old Milo (Seth Green) finds out how much he needs his mom (Joan Cusack) when she's nabbed by Martians who plan to steal her mom-ness for their own young. In a race against time and oxygen, his quest to save her knows no bounds. And with some unexpected help, Milo just might find his way back to her-- in more ways than one."--Back of case
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seasoned airline pilot miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on the plane
Disney's A Christmas carol by James Ponti( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ebenezer Scrooge has only a short time to see that there's more to life than money. Can the three spirits of Christmas thaw Scrooge's icy heart? Based on the stunning new movie, this classic holiday tale of redemption shows that even the coldest people may have a warm spark!"--Page 4 of cover
 
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