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Zucker, Jerry

Works: 172 works in 681 publications in 8 languages and 16,137 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Parodies, imitations, etc  Arthurian romances  Fiction  Film adaptations  Love stories  Comedy films  Humor  Biography 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Actor, Scenarist, Author, Film editor, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Jerry Zucker
Publications by Jerry Zucker
Most widely held works about Jerry Zucker
Most widely held works by Jerry Zucker
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( visu )
37 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,189 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( visu )
109 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,119 libraries worldwide
A ghost teams up with a psychic to uncover the truth behind his murder and to rescue his girl friend from a similar fate
First Knight by Jerry Zucker( visu )
53 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,882 libraries worldwide
This is a new vision of King Arthur's Camelot. A vision of battles, courage, of the undeniable love that brought an entire kingdom to its knees ... and the undying passion that made it live forever
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan( visu )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,874 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 )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,287 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
Fair game ( visu )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,214 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,177 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( visu )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 876 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
Ruthless people by Jim Abrahams( visu )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
When loathesome millionaire Sam Stone's wife is kidnapped by inept kidnappers, Sam cries tears of joy and refuses to pay the ransom. And when the abductors threaten to kill the abrasive heiress, Sam celebrates!
My life by Bruce Joel Rubin( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 477 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! ( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 457 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( visu )
33 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 429 libraries worldwide
An American rock star teams up with the daughter of a scientist to find the scientist before he creates the ultimate weapon in this spoof of war epics and Elvis films
Unconditional love by P. J Hogan( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 372 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 )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and French and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Skits satirize movies, television programs and other features of modern day life
Police Squad. the complete series ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and French and held by 233 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 62 libraries worldwide
The 3 Naked gun films all in one package
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
The wedding planner My best friend's wedding ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 41 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! ( visu )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 33 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
The 3 Naked gun films all in one packages
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English (317)
French (15)
Spanish (10)
Multiple languages (6)
German (4)
Italian (4)
Russian (1)
Turkish (1)
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