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Aykroyd, Dan

Overview
Works: 725 works in 1,895 publications in 10 languages and 53,836 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Fantasy films  Road films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Narrator, Host, Performer, Singer, Scenarist, Interviewee, Composer, Artist, Instrumentalist, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works about Dan Aykroyd
 
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Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )

89 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,539 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
50 first dates by Jack Giarraputo( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Roth lives an enviable life in a Hawaiian paradise, spending every night with a different beautiful tourist in search of an island fling. It's a great life, no strings attached ... until he meets Lucy. He and Lucy hit it off right from the start, but the next day she acts like she doesn't know him. Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss, so every night all memory of her day is erased. But a man in love will go to great lengths to win the girl of his dreams. In an effort to help her remember him, he makes a video tape for her to watch every morning
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three college professors lose their jobs, they decide to go into the freelance "paranormal investigation and elimination" business. When their first client discovers her refrigerator has become a portal into the spiritual dimension, our heroes come face to face with an ancient evil force with plans to raise hell in Manhattan. When ghosts go on a rampage, only these men can save the world. Soon every spook in the city is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge. Who you gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS!
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Jake Blues is release from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
Yogi Bear by Eric Brevig( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everyone's favorite 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 Christmas with the Kranks( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,724 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 )

57 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,723 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
Tammy by Melissa McCarthy( Visual )

12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,577 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
Sneakers by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

41 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
The campaign by Jay Roach( Visual )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,422 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. At first, Marty appears to be the unlikeliest possible choice but, with the help of his new benefactors' support, a cutthroat campaign manager and his family's political connections, he soon becomes a contender who gives the charismatic Cam plenty to worry about. As Election Day closes in, the two are locked in a dead heat, with insults quickly escalating to injury until all they care about is burying each other, in this mud-slinging, back-stabbing, home-wrecking comedy
Get on Up by Tate Taylor( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give 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
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

59 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,366 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
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When red tape stops New York fire fighter Larry from naming his children as beneficiaries of his pension, he asks his best friend to enter into domestic partnership with him. Now they must convince everyone their 'marriage' is real ... even their gorgeous lawyer
Antz by Brad Lewis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is no picnic for Z, a small worker ant with somevery big ideas whose chances of landing the beautifulPrincess Bala are literally one in a billion. But when Z convinces his soldier ant buddy to trade places with him, his simple life takes a wild turn. From his battles in the termite war to his search for "insectopia" Z's adventures land him in a final battle with the ruthless General Mandible, who has planned to liquidate the colony. Once the most insignificant of workers, Z mey just turn out to be the biggest hero of them all!
The house of mirth by Terence Davies( Visual )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,253 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 )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1970's Pennsylvania, a precocious 11-year-old tomboy obsessed with death shares a poignant summer with her widowed mortician father, the sexy and kind cosmetician he hires, and most importantly with the boy-next-door who idolizes her
Behind the Candelabra by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,194 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
The great outdoors( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,119 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
Grosse Pointe blank by George Armitage( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,112 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
My fellow Americans by Peter Segal( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,109 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Ghostbusters
Alternative Names
Ackroyd, Dan.

Aykroyd, Daniel Edward.

Aykroyd, Daniel Edward 1952-

Blues, Elwood.

Blues Elwood 1952-...

Dan Aykroyd actor estadounidense

Dan Aykroyd Amerikaans acteur

Dan Aykroyd amerikansk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Dan Aykroyd amerikansk manusförfattare och skådespelare

Dan Aykroyd amerikansk manusforfatter og skuespiller

Dan Aykroyd amerikansk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller

Dan Aykroyd amerykański aktor pochodzenia kanadyjskiego

Dan Aykroyd ator canadense

Dan Aykroyd attore canadese

Dan Aykroyd Canadian film actor

Dan Aykroyd kanadischer Filmschauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Sänger

Daniel Aykroyd

Joliet Jake Blues 1952-

Дан Акройд

Ден Акројд

Ден Екройд

Дэн Эйкройд

דן אקרויד

دان أيكرويد

دن آیکروید بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

แดน แอครอยด์

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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50 first datesGhostbustersThe Blues BrothersSneakersAntzThe house of mirthMy girlGrosse Pointe blank