WorldCat Identities

Griffin, Eddie 1968-

Works: 106 works in 222 publications in 4 languages and 10,606 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Eddie Griffin
Most widely held works by Eddie Griffin
John Q by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Q. is a factory worker facing financial hardship as a result of reduced hours in his workplace. He and his wife soon discover that their child is in need of an emergency heart transplant. Although they have an HMO, they are informed that their policy doesn't cover such an expensive procedure. Unable to raise the money for the surgury himself and with no recourse but to take his son home to die, John snaps and holds the staff and patients of the hospital's emergency room hostage at gunpoint
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The U.S. government calls upon an oil-well driller and his colorful crew to save the world by flying to an asteroid that's on a collision course for earth and setting off a nuclear bomb to divert it
Norbit by Brian Robbins( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mild-mannered Norbit has a second chance at love with his childhood sweetheart, but the one major obstacle standing in his way is jealous Rasputia, his larger-than-life wife
Beethoven's big break ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Single dad and struggling animal handler Eddie works with lots of creatures, but at home, he has a strict No Pets Allowed policy. He won't let his son Billy keep the adorable stray dog Beethoven and his family of puppies. Beethoven crashes into Hollywood and into Eddie's heart as well
Undercover brother ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Undercover Brother uses gadgets and disguises to steal from the rich and give to the poor. His activities are discovered by the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., a spy organization devoted to subverting The Man and his henchman, Mr. Feather, who use their power over the media to demean black people and destroy racial unity. The spy organization is run by The Chief. When a popular black political figure calls a press conference, presumably to announce his presidential candidacy, he instead announces that he's opening a chain of fried chicken restaurants. The agency rightly suspects foul play
Date movie ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julia Jones has found the man of her dreams in the very-British and very-unfortunately-named Grant Fockyerdoder. But before they can have their "Big Fat Greek Wedding", they must "Meet the Parents", hook up with "The Wedding Planner", and contend with Grant's bestfriend Andy who wants to put an end to her "Best Friend's Wedding."
Deuce Bigalow male gigolo by Mike Mitchell( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and French and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professional fish tank cleaner, Deuce finds himself in desperate need of cash to quickly repair the damage he's done to a client's luxurious Malibu apartment! Deuce decides the only way out of this jam is to switch to the world's oldest profession
Deuce Bigalow European gigolo by Mike Bigelow( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deuce Bigalow, whose gift to the world is the amazing ability to please women in his role as the consumate gigolo. Deuce is still relatively green to the profession, but he is going to go and help out a friend. Deuce is introduced to a whole new gaggle of eager clientele. The fun all leads up to a big finale at the 73rd Annual Man Whore Awards
The new guy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terminally nerdy Dizzy Harrison is routinely laughed at, ridiculed and picked on. His senior year is nothing but an exercise in pain and torture. After purposely getting expelled from school, he enrolls in a rival school with a new look, a new story and a new attitude. But when his past re-surfaces and threatens to expose the real Dizzy, he must rise to the occasion to show the world exactly what he's all about
Redline ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The idle rich need something unconventional to spend their hard-earned money on. So, they bet on and/or sponsor illegal car races. Unfortunately, one of the drivers, Jason, gets killed trying to impress his Uncle Michael. Michael's philosophies do little to camouflage the fact that he's a psychopathic Mafia don. Carlo is Jason's older brother and a returning Iraqi War hero who goes to an old gun-running buddy and stocks up on military weaponry. Along the way, he rescues Natasha, a would-be pop diva whom Michael is convinced is his cosmically-ordained soul mate. Not to mention, the daughter of a race car champ who suffered a tragic fate, giving her a phobia against racing professionally
Double take ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wall Street hotshot Daryl Chase is framed for both financial wrongdoings and murder. He heads to Mexico after exchanging identities with fast-talking Freddie, who is either the key to his freedom or the engineer of his demise
The Wendell Baker story ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wendell Baker is a dreamer and schemer whose latest scam lands him in jail and leaves him alienated from his longtime girlfriend, best friend, and even his dog. Eternally optimistic, Wendell makes the most of his time behind bars and vows to turn his life around. Upon release, he gets a job at a retirement hotel, where he befriends some of the colorful residents. Wendell's new friends advise him on how to win back his girl, while he helps them battle the hotel's evil head nurse and his right-hand man
Jason's lyric by Doug McHenry( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jason and Josh are bound together by the death of their father. Jason puts the past behind him but Josh lives a life full of fear and violence. Jason's responsibilities to Josh eventually interfere with his own dreams for the future, leading to the destruction of both
The year without a Santa Claus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New live-action original movie based on the Rankin and Bass animated holiday classic. When Santa takes a year off, two of his elves face Mother Nature's sons to go on to prove the world has not forgotten the true meaning of Christmas
My baby's daddy ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lonnie, 'G', and Dominic are best friends, but slacker-bachelors who aren't quite ready to grow up. Their lives basically revolve around smoking weed and trying to pick up women. By some stroke of luck, these guys manage to get each of their respective girlfriends pregnant at the same time. The fathers-to-be must now embark on an emotional journey while learning as much about themselves as they do about love and fatherhood
Urban justice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simon has a dark and violent past, and now is bent on revenge after his son is murdered
Blast ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A terrorist, posing as an environmental protester, leads a team of highly skilled mercenaries to take control of an oil rig, intending to detonate an electromagnetic bomb over the United States
The Meteor Man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A substitute teacher finds himself endowed with super powers when he is hit by a meteor. He uses his newfound power to bring peace to his neighborhood and learns a few valuable life lessons along the way
Hey that's funny comedy's greatest hits ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of humorous skits performed by many well-known comedians
Who made the potatoe salad? ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael, a young police officer, and his beautiful fiancee Ashley meet her family for Thanksgiving dinner. Nothing can prepare Michael for Ashley's crazy family, and he wonders if his first meeting will be his last
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Alternative Names
Griffin, Edward 1968-
English (100)
German (3)
French (2)
Chinese (1)