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Lovitz, Jon

Overview
Works: 171 works in 378 publications in 3 languages and 21,079 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Musical films  History  Interviews  Fiction  Television comedies  Animated television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jon Lovitz
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their humans are blissfully unaware of. The film follows Mr. Tinkle's (a cat) plan to destroy a new vaccine, that if developed, would eliminate all human allergies to dogs, and allow cats to rule the world. Lou, a beagle puppy accidentally becomes the dog-agent assigned to stop the cat plan
A league of their own by Tom Hanks( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1943, a washed-up ballplayer is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war. Reluctant at first, he finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team. Based on a true story
The producers by Susan Stroman( Visual )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now he only seems to be able produce flops. Things turn around for Max when he's visited by the neurotic accountant Leo Bloom, who proposes a scheme tailor-made for producers who can only make flops: raise far more money than you need, then make sure the show is despised. No one will be interested in it, so you can pocket the surplus. With this in mind, they decide to produce a musical called 'Springtime for Hitler' written by escaped Nazi Franz Liebken. Then they get the insanely flamboyant Roger De Bris to direct and hire the loopy Swedish bombsheel Ulla as the lead actress
Rat race by Jerry Zucker( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All-star comedy cast brings laughs when a casino tycoon gives six money-crazed contestants the chance to win $2 million in a race from Las Vegas to New Mexico
The Stepford wives by Matthew Broderick( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"There are some fabulous laughs along the way ..."--Jam! Movies
The benchwarmers by Dennis Dugan( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three guys spent their youth bearing the wrath of schoolyard bullies. They weren't tall, cool, and athletic, so they often got picked on by those who were. But when Gus convinces his two friends Richie and Clark to take some batting practice on a nearby Little League baseball field for old times sake, the three end up challenging a team of eleven-year-olds for the right to play on the field. Gus, often picked on because he was short, is nonetheless a stellar ballplayer, and he single-handedly defeats the other team. When word gets out, neighborhood billionaire Mel decides to bankroll a cross-state tour for "The Benchwarmers" where they'll challenge the meanest little league teams around, with the eventual winner taking possession of a brand-new, state-of-the-art Little League field. Mel, once a benchwarmer himself, hopes The Benchwarmers can give his own son and nerds everywhere hope for redemption as the victories pile up and the fame of the players spreads through chatrooms and podcasts everywhere
The brave little toaster by Thomas M Disch( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five electrical appliances in a country cottage feel abandoned when their master leaves. Led by the toaster, they travel to the city to try to find him
Casino Jack by George Hickenlooper( Visual )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Abramoff, the real-life Washington power player, resorted to jaw-dropping levels of fraud and corruption. High-rolling excess and outrageous escapades are all in a day's work for Abramoff as he goes to outrageous lengths to promote the Indian gambling industry, earning him the nickname 'Casino Jack.' But when Jack and his womanizing protege Michael Scanlon enlist a dimwitted business partner for an illegal scheme, they find themselves ensnared in a web of greed and murder
Small time crooks ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ray is an ex-convict who is married to Frenchy, a former stripper. Ray concocts a scheme to rob a bank by digging a tunnel from a defunct pizza place next door. As a cover, Frenchy opens a cookie shop in the storefront while Ray digs in the back. Ray's burglary is a failure, but Frenchy's cookies are a rousing success, and within a year the store has spawned a nationwide franchise that makes both rich. However, while Ray wants to move to Miami and bask in the sun, nouveau riche Frenchy now aspires to join high society, with posh art dealer David as her guide
I could never be your woman by Amy Heckerling( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A single mother falls for a much younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time
Trapped in Paradise ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pathological liar Dave Firpo and his kleptomaniac brother Alvin are two small-time crooks who lure their good-hearted brother Bill into robbing a bank in the small town of Paradise, Pennsylvania. Pulling off the heist is a snap compared to getting out of town after a snowstorm hits
3000 miles to Graceland ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gang pulls off a daring Las Vegas casino heist while disguised as participants in the town's International Elvis Week. On the way to change out the marked money for spendable money, the marked money is stolen
City slickers II the legend of Curly's gold by Paul Weiland( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and German and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The city slickers are back and are hot on the trail of hidden treasure
Adam Sandler's Eight crazy nights ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Davey Stone, a mean and unhappy citizen of a small New England town, seems to always be causing trouble. As Chanukah begins Davey finds himself headed to jail. Whitey, a kindly old man, persuades the judge to let Davey do community service instead and through a series of situations the truth about Davey's bad attitude is learned, and he is seen in a new light by the towns occupants
Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josh is a 12-year-old who makes a wish from an old machine to be big. Not really believing it will work, Josh is very surprised to find himself BIG the next morning. Now he looks like a 30 years old guy, but he still behaves like a boy. He decide to go with his best friend to New York and try to find the machine that can fix his wish. In New York he gets a job in a toy company and develops a romantic crush on a beautiful woman. Now Josh must learn to get used to the adults world he always wanted to be part of
Dickie Roberts former child star ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dickie Roberts is a former child actor who appeared on a hit television show. Now in his thirties, he can only find work as a parking valet and spends his free time with other formal child stars. Wanting to make a comeback, he manages to get an audition with director Rob Reiner. When the role requires him to be normal, he decides to hire a normal family for $20,000 in order to "research" the childhood he missed out on
The Simpsons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marge and Homer make whoopee while Bart and Lisa attend summer camp. Lisa is crowned Little Miss Springfield. Marge puts her charm and smarts to work in the power plant and when Mr. Burns notices, it leads to a cozy dinner for two. Homer becomes the power plant's union negotiator and tries to bargain away the dental plan for beer
Southland tales by Richard Kelly( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in German and English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2008, the United States is a virtual police state, with the government taking control of nearly every part of people's lives. A German firm has found a way to generate energy using seawater, but both public and private concerns are desperate to prevent the new technology from being introduced in the gasoline-starved United States. Boxer Santaros is an actor famous for his role in action films. He is currently trying to secure financing for a new project, but reality keeps mirroring the events in his script and he struggles to hold on to his identity following a bout with amnesia. Krysta Now is a porn star who has reinvented herself as a television pundit offering her views on politics, contemporary culture, and teenage sex. Roland Taverner is an L.A. police officer who hold the key to a vast conspiracy
Mr. Destiny ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A junior executive finds his wildest dreams have come true when he bumps into a mysterious stranger
Jumpin' Jack Flash by Penny Marshall( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bank employee gets a strange message on her computer and is drawn into an espionage ring
 
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English (136)
German (3)
Spanish (1)
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