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Aykroyd, Dan

Overview
Works: 849 works in 1,971 publications in 9 languages and 52,361 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Narrator, Performer, Host, Singer, Scenarist, Interviewee, Artist, Conceptor, Composer, Other, Instrumentalist, Musician
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )

54 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1948, Miss Daisy Werthan, an elderly, cranky ex-school teacher from Atlanta, crashes her new Packard through a retaining wall into her neighbor's yard. Her concerned son Boolie reasons she no longer is able to drive herself, and over her strenuous objections hires the gentle, tactful, and wily black widower Hoke Colburn to be her chauffeur. As a Jew, Miss Daisy is also the victim of prejudice, and she gradually overcomes her subconscious bigotry to see Hoke as a true friend. Beginning in frostiness, their slow changing relationship mirrors the changing racial climate in the south through the burgeoning of civil rights movement
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

74 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ghosts go on a rampage, only three men can save the world. Soon every spook in the city is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge If you want your spirits raised, who you gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS!
50 first dates by Jack Giarraputo( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 first dates: A confirmed bachelor falls in love with a young woman whose short-term memory loss causes her to forget him after each date
Yogi Bear( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everyone's favourite pic-a-nic basket-stealing bear brings his meal-mooching ways to movies in this live-action/CG-animated adventure. Jellystone has been losing business, so conniving Mayor Brown has decided to shut it down and sell the land. Faced with the loss of his home, Yogi must prove he really is "smarter than the average bear" as he and Boo Boo join forces with Ranger Smith to find a way to save the park from closing forever"--Container
Christmas with the Kranks by Joe Roth( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When only child, Blair leaves the family nest, Luther and Nora decide to book an cruise and skip Christmas altogether. Their decision to boycott tradition has the whole neighborhood in an uproar, and when Blair calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit with her new fiancée, the Kranks have just twelve hours to perform a miracle and pull themselves and their neighbors together to throw the best celebration ever
Trading places by John Landis( Visual )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rich Duke Brothers wager on whether a born loser like Billy Ray Valentine, a hustler from the ghetto, can become as successful as Winthorpe, a wealthy investment executive, if put in the proper environment--and would a prig like Winthorpe turn to a life of crime if he were to lose it all
Sneakers by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
Tammy by Melissa McCarthy( Visual )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tammy is having a bad day. She's totaled her car, gotten fired from her job at a burger joint, and finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It's time to take her boom box and book it. The bad news is she's broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma, Pearl, is her only option-with a car, cash, and an itch to see Niagara Falls. Not exactly the escape Tammy had in mind. But on the road, with grandma riding shot gun, it may be just what Tammy needs
Ghostbusters II by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctors Venkman, Stantz and Spengler regroup to nuke the spooks in this high-spirited comedy. Sidelined after their spectacular save of New York CIty five years ago, the heroes of the hereafter once again answer the call when an underground river of ghoulish goo threatens to rot the Big Apple to the core
The campaign by Will Ferrell( Visual )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When long-term congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) commits a major public gaffe before an upcoming election, a pair of ultra-wealthy CEOs plot to put up a rival candidate and gain influence over their North Carolina district. Their man: nav̐e Marty Huggins (Zach Galifianakis), director of the local Tourism Center
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

52 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972
Get on Up by Tate Taylor( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, this film gives a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. But when an overzealous bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple's arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a charade of domestic bliss. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure the well-intentioned con men discover that sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family
The house of mirth by Terence Davies( Visual )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story takes place at the opening of a new century, one that held forth all kinds of promises, especially for women. In this post-Victorian Fifth Avenue milieu, Lily Bart, an unmarried woman of 29 with dwindling prospects, needs a husband badly. She lives beyond her means, relying on the grudging charity of her elderly aunt. She is the kind of girl who would make an admirable decoration on some fine gentleman's arm, but there is a liveliness--a knowingness--in her eyes that alarms potential suitors. Lily is unsuccessful in her search for a haven, because she values her emotional and financial independence. To her eternal sorrow, it is other women, the doyennes of high society, who obliquely, ruthlessly, keep that independence forever out of poor Lily's reach
My girl by Howard Zieff( Visual )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A precocious 11-year-old tomboy obsessed with death shares a poignant summer with her widowed father, the sexy and kind cosmetician he hires, and most importantly with the boy-next-door who idolizes her
Grosse Pointe blank by George Armitage( Visual )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassin attends his 10-year high school class reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, where he reconnects with his ex-girlfriend. However, his arch rival also shows up, aiming to blow the competition away
Behind the candelabra by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama recreates the glittering private world of Liberace, the flamboyant, phenomenally successful entertainer whose extravagant costumes, trademark candelabra, and elaborate stage shows made him the most bankable entertainer of his time
My fellow Americans by Peter Segal( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two former one-term presidents are framed in a scandal by the current president and pursued across the U.S. by armed agents. The two squabbling political foes plunge into a desperate and delightfully frantic search for the evidence that will establish their innocence. As they scramble through the real America, they get an unexpected crash course in how their policies affected the citizens
The great outdoors( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
1941 by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy is set in Los Angeles days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, when the fear of a Japanese invasion hung over the city
 
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Alternative Names
Ackroyd, Dan.

Aykroyd, Daniel Edward.

Aykroyd, Daniel Edward 1952-

Blues, Elwood.

Blues Elwood 1952-...

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Dan Aykroyd Amerikaans acteur

Dan Aykroyd amerikansk manusforfattar og skodespelar

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Dan Aykroyd amerykański aktor pochodzenia kanadyjskiego

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Dan Aykroyd Canadian film actor

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Daniel Aykroyd

Joliet Jake Blues 1952-

Дан Акройд

Ден Акројд

Ден Екройд

Дэн Эйкройд

דן אקרויד

دان أيكرويد

دن آیکروید بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

댄 애크로이드

ダン・エイクロイド

丹艾克洛德

丹艾克罗伊德

丹艾克萊

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