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Zucker, David 1947-

Overview
Works: 74 works in 493 publications in 8 languages and 14,242 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Disaster films  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery films  Superhero films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Actor, Scenarist, Author, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Zucker
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

45 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,242 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
Phone booth by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stu Shepard, a self-centered New York City publicist, suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope when he picks up a ringing payphone and the man on the other end tells him that he's going to kill him if he hangs up
Scary movie 3 by David Zucker( Visual )

47 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now out of college, Cindy is a television news anchorwoman. Strange things begin to occur when crop circles appear on Tom's farm, but then Cindy's best friend Brenda dies an eerie death somehow relating to a killer video tape. After her nephew Cody watches the video tape, Cindy takes matters into her own hands and summons the help of the Oracle. Cindy uncovers the eerie link between the crop circles and the killer video tape, and must eventually assist the President in preventing a full-scale alien invasion
Scary movie 4 by David Zucker( Visual )

35 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy Campbell and her self-serving, sex-crazed pal Brenda are joined by Tom Ryan, a cute, but utterly clueless guy. Together, they battle to save the world from a ruthless alien invasion. Cindy moves in next to Tom because she's taking care of an elderly lady. She finds out the house is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest in the village to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and Cindy has to uncover the secret in order to stop them
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning home from the war, a soldier meets a beautiful young woman on her way to her family's vineyard. When she tells him she is pregnant, he agrees to pose as her husband so she can face her domineering father
Scary movie V by Mal Lee( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple begins to experience some unusual activity after bringing their newborn son home from the hospital. With the help of home-surveillance cameras and a team of experts, they learn they're being stalked by a nefarious demon
Superhero movie by Tom Ackerman( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Riker is a high school student who is bitten by a genetically altered dragonfly while on a field trip to the local laboratory. Rick soon realizes that he's developing super powers, including the ability to break-dance vertically on a building wall and the development of lightening fast reflexes. Disguised in a green and black suit and going by the name Dragonfly, Rick uses his abilities to fight crime all over the city. His archenemy is Lou Landers, a.k.a. Hourglass, a terminally ill scientist who, through a technological accident, has the ability to suck the life energy out of people. If he can find a specific number of victims, he will be able to live forever. Rick needs to save the day, but he lacks confidence. Maybe the girl Rick's secretly in love with, Jill Johnson, can inspire him towards greatness
The Naked gun from the files of Police squad!( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 720 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
Killing Kennedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As global Cold War tensions mount and organized crime escalates in the U.S., a young, ambitious man from a wealthy family rises to become the leader of the free world. At the same time, a former dedicated Marine grows disillusioned with America. When their paths ultimately cross, the course of U.S. history will forever change"--Container
An American carol by Leslie Nielsen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical, anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America
My boss's daughter by David Zucker( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Stansfield thinks he is going out on a date with Lisa, the daughter of tyranical boss, Mr. Taylor - but in fact, he has just unknowingly agreed to housesit the boss's house. The house is loaded with antiques, a cash-filled safe, and a depressed owl. Unfortunately for Tom, everything goes awry, starting with the owl escaping and ending with a drug-dealing thug getting buried in the backyard
Ruthless people by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 533 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!
Top secret! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

37 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 455 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
The Naked gun 2 1/2 the smell of fear by David Zucker( Visual )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Why are we here? Is there life after sex? Yes, Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment!
The Naked gun 33 1/3 the final insult( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar night. Who will win? Who will lose? And will someone please kick that numbskull off stage? Wait! That's no ordinary numbskull. That's Lt. Frank Drebin, crashing the ceremonies to stop a terrorist plot that could mean curtains for him, or will a simple window shade be enough?
The Naked gun [from the files of Police squad!]( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inept cop, played by Leslie Nielsen, stops a plot to assasinate Queen Elizabeth at a baseball game in the United States
Baseketball by David Zucker( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unemployed losers Joe Cooper and Doug Remer are pitted against two basketball jocks in a game of two-on-two at an upscale party. In self-defense, they create a new game that mixes up baseball and basketball and make up the rules as they play. When the game becomes a driveway sensation, sports entrepreneur Ted Denslow approaches the boys to buy the game and Cooper and Remer become involved in the high stakes world of sports business
The Kentucky fried movie by John Landis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skits satirize movies, television programs and other features of modern day life
Police Squad. the complete series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 237 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
Scary movie 3.5( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a deadly tape and aliens threaten the people of earth, its up to Cidy and her friends to find a way to stop them
 
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Airplane!
Alternative Names
David Zucker amerikanischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

David Zucker amerykański reżyser filmowy

David Zucker regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Devid Zuker

Дэвид Цукер

דייוויד צוקר

ديفيد زاكر

دیوید زاکر (فیلم‌ساز) فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

デヴィッド・ザッカー

大衛薩克

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The Naked gun from the files of Police squad!Ruthless peopleThe Naked gun 2 1/2 the smell of fearThe Naked gun 33 1/3 the final insultThe Naked gun [from the files of Police squad!]Police Squad. the complete series