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Zucker, Jerry

Overview
Works: 163 works in 667 publications in 8 languages and 15,852 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Arthurian romances  Film adaptations  Love stories  Comedy films  Humor  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Actor, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jerry Zucker
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now
Ghost by Jerry Zucker ( Visual )
108 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ghost teams up with a psychic to uncover the truth behind his murder -- and to rescue his sweetheart from a similar fate
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Food critic Julianne realizes that she wants to marry her best friend Michael when he announces his wedding to someone else. She then has foud days to break up the match and convince him that she is the one
First Knight by Jerry Zucker ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Malagant declares war on King Arthur in hopes of gaining part of Camelot. In the meantime, Arthur's young bride, Guenivere, has fallen in love with Lancelot, one of Arthur's loyal knights
Rat race by Jerry Zucker ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A casino tycoon gives six contestants a chance to win two million dollars in a race from Las Vegas to New Mexico
Fair game ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the run-up to the Iraq War, Valerie Plame, a supervisor of covert operations at the CIA, is assigned to determine if Saddam has nuclear weapons. In secret, she interviews scientists inside Iraq and suggests that her husband, a former diplomat, go to Niger to investigate a report from the Vice President's office that Iraq bought enriched uranium there. When the country goes to war, in part based on the President's claim that the sale took place, Plame's husband, Joe Wilson, writes in the New York Times that the report is false. The White House smears the couple to change the subject. Her career ruined, his credibility under attack, their marriage starts to crack. Can they find trust and fight back?
Friends with benefits ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While trying to avoid the cliches of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan and Jamie soon discover that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After returning from World War II, a young G.I. finds he has little in common with the wife he left behind. Disillusioned, he heads north to work as a travelling salesman where he meets the daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner. On her way home, she is terrified of what her father will do when he learns she is unmarried and pregnant. The young man gallantly offers to help by posing as her husband for one night, unaware that doing so will change both of their lives forever
Ruthless people by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loathesome millionaire Sam Stone (Danny DeVito) is ruthless. When his wife, Barbara (Bette Midler) is abducted by inept kidnappers (Judge Reinhold, Helen Slater), Sam cries tears of joy and refuses to pay the ransom. However, when the abductors threaten to kill the abrasive heiress, Sam celebrates!
My life by Bruce Joel Rubin ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A high-powered executive, diagnosed with terminal cancer, which is forced to make plans for his unborn son. And so he begins filming a home movie, My life, in which he teaches his son all the things a man must know: how to shave, how to slam dunk and, most of all, how to love
The Naked gun from the files of the police squad! ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Those screw-loose "Airplane!" creators have done it again! Leslie Nielsen stars as Police Squad's own granite-jawed, rock-brained cop Frank Drebin, who bumbles across a mind control scheme to assassinate Queen Elizabeth
Top secret! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this spoof of war epics and Elvis films, an American rock star teams up with the daughter of a scientist to find the scientist before he creates the ultimate weapon
Unconditional love by P. J Hogan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Grace Beasley's husband leaves her, she goes on an impulsive trip abroad to attend the funeral of her idol. In the process, she gets caught up in a wild adventure with an unlikely companion who convinces her to start living life on her own terms
The Kentucky fried movie by John Landis ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and French and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skits satirize movies, television programs and other features of modern day life
Police Squad. the complete series ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features the crime-solving adventures of Detective Frank Drebin, a Sergeant Lieutenant Captain of Police Squad, a special division of the police department. Together Drebin and his boss, Captain Ed Hocken, crack the toughest cases in the big city, encountering sight-gags, slapstick, puns, and non-sequiturs along the way
The naked gun trilogy by Peter Segal ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 3 Naked gun films all in one package
The naked gun triple feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 3 Naked gun films all in one package
The wedding planner My best friend's wedding ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The wedding planner, Mary is a successful, work obsessed wedding planner who finally finds a man of her own, or so she thinks. He turns out to be the groom in the biggest wedding of her career. Will she get the job or the guy? in My best friend's wedding, Julianne's best friend tells her that he met a woman and they are getting married in four days. Julianne realizes that she loves him and wants him for herself
Flying high! ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-fighter pilot is forced to takeover the control of an airliner when the flight crew succumbs to food poisoning. While his girlfriend, a stewardess, becomes his co-pilot
The naked gun DVD gift set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 3 Naked gun films all in one packages
 
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English (321)
French (15)
Spanish (10)
German (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (4)
Russian (1)
Turkish (1)
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