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Davis, John (John Andrew) 1954-

Works: 127 works in 450 publications in 7 languages and 32,854 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Film and video adaptations  Film sequels  Television adaptations  Fiction  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Davis
Grumpier old men by Donald Petrie ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 3,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neighborhood curmudgeons' long-running feud becomes an all-out rivalry when an attractive widow moves into the house across the street
Eragon by Stefen Fangmeier ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,774 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 Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,012 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 )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,687 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 Steve Carr ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daddy day care : Two fathers lose their jobs in product development at a large food company and are forced to take their sons out of the exclusive Chapman Academy and become stay-at-home fathers. With no job possibilities on the horizon, the two dads open their own day care facility, "Daddy Day Care" and employ some fairly unconventional and sidesplitting methods of caring for children. As "Daddy Day Care" starts to catch on, it launches them into a highly comedic rivalry with Chapman Academy's tough-as-nails director who has driven all previous competitors out of business
Marmaduke ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,369 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 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,290 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 )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,261 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 )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,198 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
Predator by John McTiernan ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerilla fighters in a Central American country, Schwarzenegger and his men encounter an enemy more deadly than any on Earth--because the Predator is not of this Earth
Chronicle by Josh Trank ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,108 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!
Dr. Dolittle 2 by Steve Carr ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,072 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
Behind enemy lines by Owen Wilson ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,072 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
Norbit by Brian Robbins ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 980 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 )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 967 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 )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 896 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 forzen 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 823 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 )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 742 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 )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 707 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
Dr. Dolittle by Betty Thomas ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A successful doctor reawakens a childhood talent for talking with animals. When the animals find out, his world is turned upside down
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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.08 for Dr. Dolitt ... to 0.19 for The firm ...)
Alternative Names
Davis, John.
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-