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Davis, John (John Andrew) 1954-

Works: 131 works in 390 publications in 4 languages and 32,835 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  War films  Film and video adaptations  Film sequels  Television adaptations  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 )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 3,247 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 )
15 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En un reino dominado por las tinieblas y la tiranía se vislumbra un pequeño rayo de esperanza cuando Eragon encuentra una misteriosa piedra azul que resulta ser el huevo de un dragón
The firm by John Grisham ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 2,004 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 )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,715 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 1,563 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 )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,370 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 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Garfield's owner, Jon, takes in sweet, but dimwitted pooch Odie, turning Garfield's perfect world upside-down. Now Garfield wants only one thing: Odie out of his home and his life! But when the hapless pup disappears and is kidnapped by a nasty dog trainer, Garfield, feeling responsible, tears himself away from the TV and springs into action
Paycheck by John Woo ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,280 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 1,197 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 )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerrilla fighters in the jungles of a Central American country, Dutch Schaeffer (Schwarzenegger) and his men encounter an enemy unimaginably 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 1,136 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!
Behind enemy lines by John Moore ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,099 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
AVP Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small Colorado town becomes the battleground between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial lifeforms - the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien facehuggers are released in the crash. Also released is a hybrid Alien/Predator. A man and his son hunting in the forest near the crash site soon become the first victims of the facehuggers. A Predator receives data about the crash on his home planet and he comes to Earth. One at a time, the inhabitants of the town become targets of the Aliens and the Predator. The National Guard is called in, but they are unable to stop the deadly creatures. A plan is set in motion to destroy the town with a nuclear device
Dr. Dolittle 2 by Steven Carr ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... Dr. Dolittle plays Cupid to a bumbling circus bear to help a group of forest creatures save their habitat. With the aid of his mangy, madcap animal friends, Dolittle must teach this overgrown teddy the ways of true romance in time to save his species and his home!"--Container
Norbit by Brian Robbins ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 977 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 970 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
HeartBreakers ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 809 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 744 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 716 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 )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 625 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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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-