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Rapke, Jack

Overview
Works: 32 works in 188 publications in 7 languages and 16,386 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Animated films  Film adaptations  History  Children's films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Computer animation films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jack Rapke
Cast away by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,427 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 )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,325 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
The Borgias by Jeremy Irons( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,136 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
Disney's a Christmas carol by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...high-flying, heartwarming adventure for the whole family, starring Jim Carrey. When three ghosts take penny-pinching Scrooge on an eye-opening journey, he discovers the true meaning of Christmas"--Container
The walk by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,463 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 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan. Offers a revealing study of the housewife's plight during the Eisenhower era, along with an inspiring tale of tenacity and survival against formidable odds. Evelyn is a cheerfully strong-willed mother of ten who compensates for the failings of her alcoholic husband by becoming the most successful "contester" in the country. Between the mid-1950s and the early '60s, Evelyn submitted cleverly worded poems, jingles, and slogans in corporate sponsored contests. Winning everything from palm trees and pogo-sticks to sports cars and cash, she somehow mangages to hold the financially desperate family together with happy smiles and a rock-solid defiance
What lies beneath by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Claire Spencer begins seeing ghostly images and hearing mysterious voices in her home, her husband Norman suspects it is just her imagination, until the images turn real. Together they uncover the truth
Last holiday by Henry Cass( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgia Byrd is a department store employee who leads a life of frustrated desires. She particularly likes the bashful salesman from the outdoor furnishings department. But when she learns she only has a few weeks left to live, Georgia gathers her money, quits her job, and flies to the swank European resort she's always dreamed of visiting. Naturally, her new carelessness with money and fearless candor lead everyone around her, including a senator and her former boss, to think she's a real mover and shaker
Monster house by Gil Kenan( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of kids discover that a neighborhood house is actually a monster. To solve the mystery of the house they must go inside it, before it takes everyone that crosses its path
Witness Patriot games ; What lies beneath( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness: When a young Amish woman and her son get caught up in the murder of an undercover narcotics agent, their savior turns out to be hardened Philadelphia detective John Book (Harrison Ford), who runs head-on into the non-violent world of a Pennsylvania Amish community
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una mañana otoñal, el vuelo SouthJet 227 despega de Orlando. El vuelo no tarda en toparse con una descomunal tormenta que obliga al capitán Whitaker a tomar una decisión poco convencional para salvar la vida de pasajeros y tripulación
A Christmas carol by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 13 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
Les Bonhommes allumettes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 8 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 ( '11 ) Movie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 5 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." -- from back of case
Disney los fantasmas de Scrooge : La novela de la película by James Ponti( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 4 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
Monster house / #42( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of kids discover that a neighborhood house is actually a monster. To solve the mystery of the house they must go inside it, before it takes everyone that crosses its path
Cast away( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Noland's ruled-by-the-clock existence ends when a plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island
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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