Wonder boys

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In this comedy, a middle-aged man juggles his problems with women, literature, and a career, while a younger man chases the artifact of his dreams. Pittsburgh college professor Grady Tripp (Michael Douglas) is currently single following his divorce from his third wife; after publishing an acclaimed first novel, Grady has been working on a follow-up, but he's been sidelined by a severe case of writer's block. Grady has more than his writing career to think about; his affair with one of the (married) chancellors at the University of Pittsburgh (Frances McDormand), has resulted in her pregnancy, while Hannah (Katie Holmes), a student boarding at Grady's house, has developed a crush on him. While Grady is obsessed with his book, one of his students (Tobey Maguire) has an obsession of his own: finding a jacket once owned by Marilyn Monroe. Based on the novel by Michael Chabon, The Wonder Boys also features Robert Downey Jr., Rip Torn, and Richard Thomas. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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auth_author2Adams, Jane, 1965-
Allen, Dede,
Bosco, Philip,
Chabon, Michael.
Douglas, Michael, 1944-
Dowd, Ned,
Downey, Robert, Jr., 1965-
Hanson, Curtis,
Hanson, Curtis.
Holmes, Katie, 1978-
Kloves, Steven,
Kloves, Steven.
Maguire, Tobey, 1975-
McDormand, Frances,
McDormand, Frances.
Oppewall, Jeannine, 1947-
Pásztor, Beatrix, 1958-
Rudin, Scott, 1958-
Schroeder, Adam,
Spinotti, Dante,
Thomas, Richard, 1951-
Torn, Rip, 1931-2019,
Young, Christopher, 1957-
author2-roleAdams, Jane,1965-actor.
Allen, Dede,film editor.
Bosco, Philip,actor.
Chabon, Michael.
Chabon, Michael.Wonder Boys.
Douglas, Michael,1944-
Douglas, Michael,1944-actor.
Dowd, Ned,producer.
Downey, Robert,Jr.,1965-actor.
Hanson, Curtis,director,producer.
Hanson, Curtis.
Holmes, Katie,1978-actor.
Kloves, Steven,screenwriter.
Kloves, Steven.
Maguire, Tobey,1975-
Maguire, Tobey,1975-actor.
McDormand, Frances,actor.
McDormand, Frances.
Mutual Film Company.
Oppewall, Jeannine,1947-designer.
Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Pásztor, Beatrix,1958-costume designer.
Rudin, Scott,1958-producer.
Schroeder, Adam,producer.
Spinotti, Dante,director of photography.
Thomas, Richard,1951-actor.
Torn, Rip,1931-2019,actor.
Young, Christopher,1957-
Young, Christopher,1957-composer.
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2001
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Authors -- Drama
Chabon, Michael. -- Film adaptations
College life films
College teachers -- Drama
Comedy films
DVD-Video discs
Drama
Feature films
Feature films -- United States
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_displayWonder boys
title_fullWonder boys [DVD] / Paramount Pictures and Mutual Film Company present a Scott Rudin/Curtis Hanson production ; screenplay by Steve Kloves ; directed by Curtis Hanson
Wonder boys [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures and Mutual Film Company present a Scott Rudin/Curtis Hanson production ; executive producers, Adam Schroeder, Ned Dowd ; produced by Scott Rudin, Curtis Hanson ; screenplay by Steve Kloves ; directed by Curtis Hanson
title_shortWonder boys
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Chabon, Michael
College teachers
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