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Paymer, David

Works: 40 works in 195 publications in 5 languages and 17,374 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Love stories  Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Humor  Radio plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about David Paymer
Publications by David Paymer
Most widely held works by David Paymer
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( visu )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,442 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship La Amistad bound for America. Much of the involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
In good company by Paul Weitz( visu )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,952 libraries worldwide
A successful middle-aged ad executive suddenly find himself working for a young hotshot half his age, who also develops a romantic interest in his daughter
The American president by Rob Reiner( visu )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,916 libraries worldwide
Dave: Kevin Kline stars as an off-the-wall, temporary replacement for the missing president. His unusual style of governing and decision making tip off the opposition that something is definitely "out-of-order" in Washington
Alex & Emma by Rob Reiner( visu )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling have landed him in trouble
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
A fifteen-foot-tall Central African gorilla is brought to America to save him from poachers. But his notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past
State and Main ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
In order to save money on production costs, a movie production crew moves into a small town in Vermont. The crew soon discovers that their much needed "prop" has burned down, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take off her top and the locals want a piece of the action
Drag me to Hell by Sam Raimi( visu )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 869 libraries worldwide
Christine Brown (Lohman) is an ambitious L.A. loan officer. She is on a desperate quest to break an evil curse. Professor Clay Dalton (Long) is her charming boyfriend. Life is good until the mysterious Mrs. Ganush (Raver) arrives at the bank to beg for an extension on her home loan. Christine denies the extension to impress her boss and get a leg-up on a promotion, shaming Mrs. Ganush and dispossessing her of her home. Christine then finds herself the target of a supernatural curse, which turns her life into a living hell
Bounce ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Buddy Amaral is a smooth-talking, skirt-chasing ad exec who is enjoying his high-powered career. Then, a sudden twist of fate changes everything and leads him into the life of Abby Janello, with whom he eventually falls head-over-heels in love
Payback by Brian Helgeland( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 839 libraries worldwide
Mel Gibson is Porter, a career criminal bent on revenge after his partners in a street heist betray him
Nixon by Oliver Stone( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 667 libraries worldwide
Takes a riveting look at the complex man whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power. His involvement in conspiracy jeopardized the nation's security and the presidency of the United States
Heart and souls ( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Four souls learn why they are earthbound and tied to a hard driving executive--through him, they each have one chance to resolve the unfinished business in their lives
Mr. Saturday Night by Billy Crystal( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 535 libraries worldwide
Story of a legendary comedian who nobody's ever heard of and his hilarious backstage climb-to-the-middle
The hurricane by Norman Jewison( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The sixteenth round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence
Focus ( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Set at the height of World War II, this story follows the lives of a Brooklyn man and his wife as they become the victims of their bigoted community, who mistakenly believe them to be Jewish
The odd couple by Neil Simon( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Hyper-neurotic Felix and the slob Oscar, two poker buddies, become wildly mismatched roomates when they find themselves bachelors again
Checking out by Jeff Hare( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 397 libraries worldwide
The family of a successful but elderly actor find themselves on the receiving end of his wish to plan his own death, on the eve of his celebratory 90th-year birthday party
Chill factor ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
"Most likey to succeed." They're the least likely words you'll find below old yearbook photos of ice cream deliveryman and a convenience-store clerk. But now this loose-fitting due must succeed at any cost. A dying scientist has plopped into their hands a bioweapon canister code-named Elvis and told them to speed it to a military base. Buckle up, fellas. The same assassins who dealt the scientist his deathblow will do anything to Elvis
In search of Dr. Seuss ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
A nosy reporter wants to find out all she can about Dr. Seuss, (a.k.a. Ted Geisel), and gets told the real facts by several of the creator's characters
Bartleby ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
When the manager of a public records firm decides his staff of three could use some help, he hires Bartleby, the one and only candidate who applies for the job. But before long, the eccentric new employee creates an uproar by repeatedly defying his boss with the phrase "I'd prefer not to."
School of life ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
A heartwarming tale of learning to appreciate every moment we're given. A funny and touching story about life in school, but more importantly, the human spirit
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English (150)
Spanish (4)
German (1)
Italian (1)
French (1)
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