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Shapiro, Theodore 1971-

Overview
Works: 165 works in 618 publications in 5 languages and 38,672 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Drama  Fantasy films  Spy films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Performer, Contributor, Creator, Actor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Theodore Shapiro
The Devil Wears Prada by David Frankel( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As assistant to impossibly demanding New York fashion magazine editor Miranda Priestly, young Andy Sachs has landed a job that a million girls would die for. Unfortunately, her heaven-sent appointment as Miranda's personal whipping girl just might be the death of her!"--Container
Marley & me by Anne Collins( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a couple embarking on marriage, career, and family with the world's worst dog, Marley, a blonde lab, with the ability to eat and/or destroy anything
13 going on 30 by Gary Winick( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenna makes a wish on her 13th birthday to be 30 and grown up. When she wakes up the next day she finds herself, miraculously, just weeks away from her 30th birthday. The new, older Jenna is a successful magazine editor with friends in high places and a lion's share of potential suitors. The proplem is that her mind hasn't matured with her body and Jenna finds it a little more terrifying than cool to be living on her own
Along came Polly by Jennifer Aniston( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reuben Feffer, a professional risk assessor, is not one to ever take chances in any aspect of his life. But when his new bride Lisa leaves him for French scuba instructor Claude on their honeymoon, he finally decides to a risk of his own. At a party, he meets free-spirited Polly, whom he remembers from the seventh grade. Unlike the control-freak Reuben, she's spent her life living on the edge. They reluctantly begin a romance and Polly introduces him to a new world of spicy food and what it mean to really take a chance
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Ben Stiller( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After sixteen years of working a thankless job at Life magazine, Walter Mitty is assigned to travel the world to track down the quintessential cover image from their star photographer for the magazine's final issue
Hope springs by Colin Firth( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Frankel directs this comedy drama about a middle-aged couple who seek professional help after running into marital problems. Scripted by Vanessa Taylor, the film tells the story of Arnold and Maeve Soames (Tommy Lee Jones and Meryl Streep), who have hit the rocks after 30 years of marriage. Recognising that they must face the problems in their relationship, they decide to attend an 'intense counseling weekend', where they are taken under the wing of impassioned couples therapist Dr Bernie Feld (Steve Carrell)
Dodgeball : a true underdog story by Rawson Marshall Thurber( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter LaFleur is a charismatic underachiever and the proprietor of a rundown gym called Average Joe's. The facility's ecclectic cleintele is decidedly less-than-your-average Joes. Peter's humble gym catches the eye of White Goodman, the egomaniacal owner of Globo Gym. White places a foreclosing attorney inside the Average Joe's establishment to finalize his takeover of the gym, but attorney Kate is won over by Peter's boyish charm and joins the Average Joe's team. The only way to save the Average Joe's gym is to win a showdown dodgeball competition against Globo Gym, but can his ragtag team win?
St. Vincent by Bill Murray( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maggie, a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her twelve-year old son, Oliver. Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbor, Vincent, a retired curmudgeon with a desire for alcohol and gambling. An odd friendship soon blossoms between the improbable pair. Together with a pregnant stripper, named Daka, Vincent brings Oliver along on all the stops that make up his daily routine, race track, strip club, and a dive bar. Vincent helps Oliver grow to become a man, while Oliver begins to see in Vincent something that no one else is able to: a misunderstood man with a good heart." -- Back of container
Starsky & Hutch by Todd Phillips( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starsky y Hutch son dos agentes de policía de California unidos para llevar su primer gran caso de homicidio. Starsky es un hombre entregado a su trabajo que hace todo según las reglas. Hutch prefiere seguir su instinto y métodos particulares para sacar el mayor provecho. Con la ayuda del astuto soplón Huggy Bear, ambos recurrirán a su atractivo físico y a sus mejores tácticas para resolver el caso y atrapar a un peligroso criminal
Trumbo( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The successful career of 1940s screenwriter Dalton Trumbo comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. It tells the story of his fight against the U.S. government and studio bosses in a war over words and freedom, which entangled everyone in Hollywood from Hedda Hopper and John Wayne to Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger
Spy by Paul Feig( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law and Allison Janney star in this action comedy written, produced and directed by Paul Feig. Susan Cooper (McCarthy) took a job at the CIA with hopes of one day becoming a field agent. Years on, she is still stuck behind a desk as an unappreciated analyst with her partner (Law) being the one getting his hands dirty. When all the top agents' identities are compromised, Susan volunteers to go deep undercover in a sting designed to capture one of the world's most notorious arms dealers. The all-star cast also includes Peter Serafinowicz, Miranda Hart, Jason Statham and Rose Byrne
The pirates! band of misfits by Peter Lord( Visual )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot, ' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for
You, Me and Dupree by Owen Wilson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For newlyweds Carl and Molly Peterson, life can't get any sweeter as they begin anew to settle down into married life. With a nice house and established careers in tow, nothing seems to get in their way. However, Carl is about find out just how much friendship means when Randy Dupree, his best friend has been displaced from his home and fired from his job because of attending their wedding. Taking his friend in, what Carl and Molly are about to experience is that the fine line between a few days and whatever else is after, can be a lot more than they bargained for. Especially when their friend overstays his welcome in far too many ways than he should
Did you hear about the Morgans? by Marc Lawrence( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meryl and Paul Morgan are a highly successful Manhattan couple. Their almost perfect lives have only one notable failure - their dissolving marriage. But they witness a murder and become the targets of a contract killer. The Feds, protecting their witnesses, whisk them from their beloved New York to a tiny town in Wyoming, and a relationship that was on the rocks threatens to end completely, unless with their new Blackberry-free lives, the Morgans can slow down the pace and rekindle their passion
I love you, man by Paul Rudd( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Peter gets engaged to the woman of his dreams, he realizes he has not one friend to serve as his best man. To rectify the situation, he goes on a series of man-dates before he meets Sydney Fife, with whom he instantly bonds. While Peter and Sydney become closer, his relationship with his fiancee begins to suffer, forcing him to choose between her or his new B.F.F. Includes commentary, featurette, extended scenes, deleted scenes, and gag reel
Zoolander 2( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beloved model Derek Zoolander and his rival-turned-partner Hansel are facing a threat to their continued success
We're the Millers by Jennifer Aniston( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Small-time pot dealer David Clark ... must become a big-time drug smuggler, and devises a foolproof plan. He convinces his neighbors--stripper Rose ... loser Kenny ... and runaway Casey ... to create a fake family. With one huge RV ... the "Millers" head south of the border"--Container
Fun with Dick and Jane by Columbia Pictures( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Dick Harper 'Jim Carrey' is terminated as Globodyne Corporation's VP of Communications, he assures his wife, Jane 'Téa Leoni', he'll find another job in no time. Months later, their lawn is repossessed, Jane has sold her body to science, and Dick's career as a day laborer ends with his deportation to Mexico. Madder than ever and not going to take it anymore, Dick and Jane turn to the fastest-growing sector in the white-collar job market - armed robbery - as they become upscale suburban Robin Hoods, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor... namely themselves."--Container
Old school by Todd Phillips( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three middle-aged men disenchanted with their lives, try to relive their youth by moving into a house on a college campus and start hanging out with a group of misfit college students, losers, and retirees
Year one by Harold Ramis( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Ramis directs this Judd Apatow-produced comedy set in a twisted version of the Biblical era. Jack Black and Michael Cera star as Zed and Oh, two lazy hunter-gatherers who set off on an epic journey through the ancient world after being banished from their primitive village
 
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Alternative Names
Shapiro, Teddy.

Shapiro, Teddy 1971-

Teddy Shapiro

Theodore Shapiro Amerikaans componist

Theodore Shapiro amerikansk komponist

Theodore Shapiro amerikansk kompositör

Theodore Shapiro compositeur américain

Theodore Shapiro compositore statunitense

Theodore Shapiro US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist

Теодор Шапиро

تئودور شاپیرو آهنگساز آمریکایی

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セオドア・シャピロ

佘多爾·夏比洛

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