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Most widely held works by Jerry Zucker
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( visu )
60 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,293 libraries worldwide
In this spoof of disaster movies, an ex-Navy pilot with a deep aversion to planes finds himself on a flight with an ex-girlfriend he wants to win back. He becomes embroiled in a crisis where the crew and many of the passengers have fallen seriously ill. Now, it is up to him to overcome his fear of flying and land the airplane safely before the poisonings become fatal
Ghost by Jerry Zucker( visu )
104 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,241 libraries worldwide
A man killed during a robbery gone wrong remains on Earth as a ghost because of his love for his girlfriend. He 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( visu )
40 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,839 libraries worldwide
Friends from college make a pact to marry each other if they are not married by 28. When Michael gets engaged Julianne will stop at nothing to stop the wedding
Rat race by Jerry Zucker( visu )
42 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,357 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 by Doug Liman( visu )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,201 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 by Will Gluck( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
While trying to avoid the cliches of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan and Jamie soon discover however that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications
First Knight by Jerry Zucker( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 971 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
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau( visu )
23 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 832 libraries worldwide
"Esta película ofrece un romance a la antigua inmerso en el calor de la tradición familiar. A su regreso de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, un joven militar descubre que tiene muy poco en común con la esposa que dejó. Desilusionado, se dirige hacia el norte para trabajar como agente viajero. En uno de sus trayectos conoce a la hija de un adinerado propietario de un viñedo, que de regreso a casa, se encuentra aterrado por la reacción que su dominante padre pueda tener cuando se entere que está embarazada y no casada"--Envase
The Naked gun : from the files of Police squad! ( visu )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 703 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
Ruthless people by Jim Abrahams( visu )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 550 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 Florian Caliguiri( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 525 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
Top secret! by Jim Abrahams( visu )
34 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 493 libraries worldwide
The second of Zucker-Abraham-Zucker's theatrical-feature spoofs (Airplane was the first, discounting the patchwork Kentucky Fried Movie), Top Secret! lampoons practically every film genre. Specifically, however, this is a hybrid of an "Elvis" movie and a World War II "underground resistance" thriller. In his film debut, Val Kilmer plays Nick Rivers, a Presley-like American rock idol sent behind the Iron Curtain on a goodwill tour. Before long, he is involved in a complex espionage scheme thanks to beautiful Lucy Gutteridge, the daughter of a scientist (Michael Gough) held captive by the Communists. Also essential to the action is flamboyant resistance leader Christopher Villiers, who behaves like Victor Mature in Betrayed (1954) and talks like James Mason. Adhering to Z-A-Z's cheerful disregard for people, places and events, the East Germans are depicted as Nazis, while the Underground is comprised of Frenchmen. The plot is mainly an excuse for the Z-A-Z team's fondness for joke-a-minute lampoonery, skewering cinematic targets ranging from The Blue Lagoon (1980) to The Wizard of Oz (1939). As in Z-A-Z's other efforts, Top Secret! scores its biggest yocks when invoking cliches that we never realized were cliches-and falls on its face whenever attempting a too-obvious gag (the biggest clinker: that pigeon statue in the park). Everyone has his or her favorite bits in this film: our faves include the resistance fighter named Deja Vu ("Haven't we met somewhere before "), Kilmer's horrible nightmare while being tortured (he arrives too late to take final exams), the army-booted cow, the sensitive Pinto, and the East German National Anthem, sung to the tune of the Shorewood (Wisconsin) High School marching song. But let's say no more: comedy of this nature is designed to be seen, not written or read about
Unconditional love by P. J Hogan( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 353 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( visu )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Skits satirize movies, television programs and other features of modern day life
Police Squad. the complete series ( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 250 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( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
The 3 Naked gun films all in one package
The wedding planner My best friend's wedding ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 51 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
The naked gun triple feature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
The 3 Naked gun films all in one package
El Primer caballero ( visu )
28 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Lady Ginebra va a casarse con el rey Arturo, un matrimonio con un hombre mayor. Sin embargo, cuando Lanzarote, un joven caballero valiente y apuesto, llega a Camelot, Ginebra tiene que elegir entre el respeto que siente por el rey o el amor hacia el caballero
Flying High by John Angier( visu )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 34 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
 
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Jerry Zucker amerykański reżyser filmowy
Jerry Zucker cinéaste américain
Jerry Zucker regisseur
Jerry Zucker regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense
Jerry Zucker US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor
Τζέρι Τζούκερ
Джерри Цукер
ג'רי צוקר
جری زاکر بازیگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
جيري زاكر
주커, 제리 1950-
ザッカー, ジェリー
ジェリー・ザッカー
傑瑞查克
杰里·萨克
Languages
English (330)
Spanish (44)
French (27)
German (11)
Multiple languages (6)
Italian (4)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
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