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Davis, John (John Andrew) 1954-

Overview
Works: 130 works in 374 publications in 5 languages and 33,191 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Film and video adaptations  Film sequels  Fiction  Television adaptations  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Davis
Grumpier old men by Donald Petrie( Visual )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 3,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grumpy Old Men become grumpier in this sequel, as a newcomer (Sophia Loren) plans to change the town's bait shop into a ristorante
Eragon by Stefen Fangmeier( Visual )
15 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eragon is an orphaned farm boy whose destiny is sealed forever when a mystic stone chooses him for its keeper. This is no ordinary stone, this is the last surviving egg of the dragon race. Eragon is now the new Dragon Rider, the boy who will be a savior to the repressed peoples of the Kingdom. The Kingdom is ruled by the wicked King Galbatorix and his evil wizard Durza. Eragon, together with his mentor, Brom, the gracious dragon Saphira and the beautiful Princess Arya learn more about themselves, their responsibilities and their destinies
The firm by John Grisham( Visual )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm
Mr. Popper's penguins by Jim Carrey( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Popper's Penguins is the story of a boy whose explorer father loves him but neglects him in favor of his career. Once the boy grows to sharkish real-estate wheeler-dealer manhood in NYC, he does the same thing to his wife, daughter, and son. Promised a partner position in his real-estate firm, he woos a reluctant seller to part with the Tavern on the Green. Life is going fine until his dad's final gift to him arrives. Then Mr. Popper's life changes radically, because the gift is penguins--live, breathing, fish-loving penguins. Mr. Popper, at first vexed and then beguiled by the creatures, tries to deal with them, his job, his children, his ex-wife, a nosy neighbor, an officious zoo guy, and the state of his soul
Daddy day care by Eddie Murphy( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious childrens academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business
Marmaduke ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuando el descomunal adolescente canino, Marmaduke, se traslada a otra ciudad con su familia, no tarda en descubrir que, literalmente, no encaja. Sin embargo, con ayuda de su mejor amigo, el gato Carlos, y sus nuevos colegas de cuatro patas, puede que Marmaduke consiga adaptarse, enamorarse y hasta terminar haciendo surf
Garfield by Jim Davis( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Garfield (voiced by Bill Murray), who competes with a dog named Odie for the affection and attention of their human master, Jon Arbuckle (Meyer), when Odie is introduced into their home much to Garfield's disgust. When Odie is kidnapped by a mean dog trainer, however, Garfield feels responsible, so he gets off his favorite spot and gets into action to rescue his fellow pet
Paycheck by John Woo( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jennings is the best reverse-engineer in the business. He is hired by his friend Rethrick to do a special job, with the promise of a multi-million dollar paycheck when successfully completed. When he is finished, all memory of what he had been working on is erased from his mind. That's when his problem really start to begin. He is hunted by the FBI for something he has no recollection of doing and has little time to work it out. Before his memory wipe, he sent himself 19 seemingly unconnected objects, to allow him to put the puzzle together and discover just what has gone on and what he has done
The Express by Gary Fleder( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero, Ernie Davis. Rising from humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football's greatest honor-the Heisman Trophy
Chronicle by Josh Trank( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seen through the lens of a troubled teen's video camera, yet filled with eye-popping action and jaw-dropping special effects, Chronicle is as real as it gets. When three ordinary high school friends make an extraordinary discovery, they acquire amazing abilities beyond their understanding. But as their powers develop, so do their darker sides. Fun, harmless pranks soon lead to much riskier activities as the boys' 'gifts,' and their lives, spin dangerously out of control!
Predator by John McTiernan( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Action-packed adventure story of fighting men pitted against an unseen enemy, a force more powerful than their fiercest weapons. Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerrilla fighters in a Central America country, Dutch and his men encounter an enemy unimaginably more deadly than any on Earth-- because the Predator is not of this Earth
Behind enemy lines by John Moore( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American naval aviator is shot down over Bosnia while in the midst of a routine reconnaissance mission during the Yugoslav War
Dr. Dolittle 2 by Steven Carr( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now a world-famous lecturer and physician to both people and animals alike, Dr. Dolittle must act to save the forest home of some animal friends, but first he needs to teach a bumbling show biz bear survival techniques so that he may be reintroduced into the forest and meet the bear of his dreams
Norbit by Brian Robbins( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 985 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
Predators by Nimród Antal( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Royce is a mercenary who reluctantly leads a group of elite warriors mysteriously brought together on a jungle planet. But when these cold-blooded human 'predators' find themselves in all-out war against a new breed of alien Predators, it's the ultimate showdown between hunter and prey
AVP Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The incredible adventure begins when the discovery of an ancient pyramid buried in Antarctica sends a team of scientists and adventures to the frozen continent. There, they make an even more terrifying discovery: two alien races engaged in the ultimate battle. Whoever wins ... we lose
HeartBreakers ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mother-daughter con team attempts to take advantage of a tobacco tycoon
Life or something like it by Stephen Herek( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lanie does puff pieces on the nightly news. Ready to take on the national news, her boss suggests she hone her skills with ace cameraman Pete. Her comfortable, shallow existence begins to change the moment she and Pete do a story on Prophet Jack, a soothsayer who spouts unusually accurate predictions to passers-by in exchange for spare change. He predicts that Lanie will not get her cushy promotion, in fact, he says she'll die within a week. When Jack's other prophecies start coming true, Lanie starts living each day as if it were her last
A little bit of heaven ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marley is a young, beautiful, and funny, but she's afraid of opening herself up to true love. A life-changing visit to her doctor sends both of them on an eye-opening adventure of mutual discovery, leading to revelations neither thought possible
Waterworld by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the future. When the polar ice caps melt, the Earth becomes engulfed by water. Drifters sail across the waters of the world on their man-made ships, trading for supplies and salvaging what is left of civilization. Communities of survivors lives in towns called 'Atolls.' Evil pirates known as 'The Smokers' travel across Waterworld in search of a mythical island called 'Dryland.' The Mariner is a mysterious drifter who arrives at an Atoll. He is sentenced to death when the community discover he is a mutant. Led by their evil leader, Deacon, The Smokers attack an Atoll. A woman named Helen and her adopted daughter Enola bribes The Mariner to take them to Dryland. The Mariner, Helen and Enola are pursued by Deacon and the Smokers, when The Mariner learns the tattoo on Enola's back is in reality a map that will lead them to Dryland
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, John.
Davis, John A. 1953 April 7-
Davis, John A. 1954-
Davis, John A. ca. 1954-
Davis, John A. (John Andrew), 1953 April 7-
Davis, John A. (John Andrew), 1954-
Davis, John Andrew 1953 April 7-
Davis, John Andrew 1954-
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