WorldCat Identities

Mendel, Barry

Overview
Works: 60 works in 340 publications in 8 languages and 22,567 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Horror films  Fiction  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer, pmn, fmp, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barry Mendel
The Sixth Sense by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

40 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A noted child psychologist attempts to help a frightened 8 year-old boy who is experiencing terrifying visions of the dead
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family
Bridesmaids by Paul Feig( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie wants to plan the perfect wedding for her best friend while dealing with her financial problems and no boyfriend
Trainwreck by Judd Apatow( Visual )

25 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since she was little, it's been drilled into Amy's head by her dad that monogamy isn't realistic. Now a magazine writer, Amy lives by that credo; enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment, but in actuality, she's kind of in a rut. When she finds herself starting to fall for the subject of the new article she's writing, a charming and successful sports doctor named Aaron Conners; Amy starts to wonder if other grown-ups might be on to something
Munich by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 1972 Olympics and PLO terrorists have just kidnapped and murdered 11 Israeli athletes. After the tragic incident is over and several of the terrorists have gone free, the Israeli government of Golda Meir recruits Avner to lead a team of undercover agents to hunt down those responsible throughout Europe, and eliminate them one-by-one. It is physically and emotionally messy work, and conflicts between Avner and his team's handler, Ephraim, over information Avner doesn't want to provide only make things harder. Soon the work starts to take its toll on Avner, especially as it becomes clear that Avner is being hunted in return, and that his family's safety may be in jeopardy
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew--Team Zissou--set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. They are joined on their voyage by a young airline co-pilot who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer, Eleanor. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy
Whip it by Drew Barrymore( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bliss Calendar is a small-town teenager with a big dream: to find her own path in the world. Tired of following in her family's footsteps of compliance and conformity, Bliss discovers a way to put her life on the fast track, literally. She lands a spot on a rough-and-tumble roller derby team and becomes 'Babe Ruthless', the hottest thing on eight wheels
Serenity by Joss Whedon( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A passenger with a deadly secret. Six rebels on the run. An assassin in pursuit. When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime that will destroy anything -- or anyone -- to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But the greatest danger of all may be on their ship." -- Container
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

34 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Dunn is the sole survivor of an horrific train crash that killed 131. Everyone, especially David, is wondering how it could be possible. Soon, David is approached by comic book specialist Elijah Prince, who confronts David with an incredible theory that just might explain the situation
This is 40 by Judd Apatow( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After years of marriage, Pete and Debbie are approaching a milestone meltdown. As they try to balance romance, careers, parents and children in their own hilarious ways, they must also figure out how to enjoy the rest of their lives. ... This Is 40 is a candid and heartwarming comedy about the challenges and rewards of marriage and parenthood in the modern age."--Container
The happening by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unstoppable event threatens the world's population by attacking the most basic human instinct of all: survival. Elliot Moore is an ordinary man who is trying to save his family from a terrifying, invisible killer. As Elliot discovers the incredible possibility of what is happening, it becomes very clear that no one is safe
Funny people by Judd Apatow( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George is a very successful stand-up comedian who learns that he has less than a year to live. Ira, who is a struggling up-and-coming comedian works at a deli. One night the two perform at the same club, and George decides to make Ira his best friend. This lopsided relationship gradually takes on aspects of true friendship as Ira forces George to try to reconnect with the people in his life, including his ex-girlfriend Laura
God help the girl( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eve is a catastrophe - low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James. Together they decide there's only one thing to do: form a pop group
Peacock by Michael Lander( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Skillpa, a quiet bank clerk living in tiny Peacock, Nebraska, prefers to live an invisible life. Then, in a moment, everything changes. A train caboose runs off its tracks and crashes into John's backyard and destroys more than the weathered planks of his wood fence. When neighbors descend on the scene, they discover John's other personality, Emma, for the first time and mistakenly believe her to be John's wife. John is launched into the spotlight and eventually it shatters his sanity
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two offbeat friends fall in love with the same woman, each takes drastic measures to win her heart
Shanghai by Mikael Håfström( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and German and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing is what it seems in this Casablanca-style international thriller set in the ancient Chinese city a week before the attack on Pearl Harbor. U.S. Secret Agent Paul Soames has just arrived to investigate the murder of his best friend, only to become quickly immersed in a web of conspiracy and lies that beset the city. Shadowed by a Japanese intelligence officer Tanaka, Soames₂ investigation quickly centers on a charismatic local gangster, Anthony Lanting
Bridesmaids( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it perfect, she'll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you love. Contains both R rated and UNRATED version
Inkheart by Iain Softley( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The happening ; The omen ; Shutter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The omen: Robert and Katherine Thorn are as loving of parents as any young boy could ask for, but as fate would have it, their new son Damien is far from the typical child. As the mysterious boy's growth begins to share frightening parallels with the Biblical passages detailing the rise of the Antichrist, and the lives of all who seek to reveal his true nature are cut gruesomely short, Robert and Katherine are forced to face the horrifying prospect that their child has been sent from Satan to hasten the fall of modern civilization, and that there is little they can do to curb his prophesied path of ultimate destruction
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows an oceanographer and his crew as they hunt down the mysterious Jaguar Shark that killed his friend during the filming of their last adventure
 
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Alternative Names
Barry Mendel Amerikaans filmregisseur

Barry Mendel Filmproduzent

Barry Mendel producteur américain

Barry Mendel produttore cinematografico statunitense

Бэрри Мендел Мендел, Бэрри

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巴里·门德尔

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