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Lovitz, Jon

Works: 147 works in 351 publications in 4 languages and 20,133 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  History  Interviews  Animated television programs  Television comedies  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Know to be man's best friends, cats and dogs have engaged in a fierce and merciless battle. Now, Mr. Tinkles, a ruthless cat, is plotting intensively to achieve nothing less than world domination. His main target is Professor Brody. The professor is working on a medication that will rid people of their dog hair allergies. Mr. Tinkles strives to get to the substance and have it analyzed. He then means to have it altered so that all humans of the world become allergic to any kind of dog. Cats would rule and dogs would then be exterminated. Lou is the Brody family's new puppy. He has never heard of dog agents and the major protective mission they fulfill towards the unsuspecting Brody family. Lou, along with Butch and a few other dog agents from the neighborhood desperately tries to hinder Mr. Tinkles in his sinister plans to take over the world
A league of their own by Penny Marshall ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,455 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 )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,296 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 Andy Breckman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Employs a huge ensemble of comedy stalwarts, assembled by an eccentric hotelier to race from Las Vegas to New Mexico for a $2 million jackpot. With a backstage gambling subplot, the movie has almost as many highlights as clunkers, with easy gags and traditional slapstick that will tickle anyone's old-fashioned funny bone
The Stepford wives by Frank Oz ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"There are some fabulous laughs along the way ..."--Jam! Movies
The benchwarmers ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 917 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
Casino Jack by George Hickenlooper ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 862 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
The brave little toaster by Walt Disney ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A toaster, a vacuum cleaner, a clock radio, an electric blanket and a desk lamp set off on a journey to find their young master after he mysteriously disappears
Small time crooks by Woody Allen ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 796 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
City slickers II the legend of Curly's gold by Paul Weiland ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The city slickers are back and are hot on the trail of hidden treasure
I could never be your woman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rosie is an older, divorced professional who has had little luck in love. She finally finds a fitting companion in the form of Adam, a much younger man. As her relationship threatens to move beyond something simply physical, her teenage daughter, Izzie, begins to wonder if the strange tingling sensation that she feels when she is in the company of a handsome local boy could possibly be what adults refer to as 'love.' Of course anything is possible with Mother Nature up to her old mischief, and with higher powers at play there's no telling what will come of these relationships
3000 miles to Graceland ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 655 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
Adam Sandler's Eight crazy nights ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a small-town, extremely disgruntled guy, Davey Stone, faces another holiday season in his New England hometown, he does what he always has - he messes up big time and lands in jail. But after a few surprises - including the mysterious reason for Davey's bad attitude and the reappearance of his childhood sweetheart - Davey might just decide he has a reason or two to change his ways
Trapped in Paradise ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 629 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
Big by Penny Marshall ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 624 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 by Fred Wolf ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 572 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 )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 493 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 )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and German and held by 433 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 )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and French and held by 385 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 356 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 (134)
French (6)
Spanish (3)
German (2)