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Aykroyd, Dan

Overview
Works: 608 works in 2,343 publications in 12 languages and 59,155 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Biographical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Director, Narrator, Author, Performer, Host, Scenarist, vac, Singer, Interviewee, Artist, Other, Conceptor, Musician, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Dan Aykroyd
 
Most widely held works by Dan Aykroyd
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

124 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,536 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!
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )

84 editions published between 1989 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 3,422 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 )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,347 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
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in English and held by 2,017 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
Trading places by John Landis( Visual )

75 editions published between 1983 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,926 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
Yogi Bear( Visual )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 1,872 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 Joe Roth( Visual )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When their only daughter Blair leaves the family nest, Luther and Nora Krank decide to book an island cruise to beat the yuletide blues and just skip the holidays. But their decision to boycott tradition has the whole neighborhood in an uproar. When Blair calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit with her new fiancé, the Kranks have just twelve hours to perform a miracle and pull themselves and their neighbors together to throw the best celebration ever!"--Back of container
Ghostbusters II by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

76 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,714 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
Tammy by Melissa McCarthy( Visual )

25 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,614 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 = Les escrocs by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

47 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to gain influence and power over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man, naive Marty Huggins, is director of the local Tourism Center
Get On Up by Tate Taylor( Visual )

36 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,413 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 )

88 editions published between 1992 and 2021 in 6 languages and held by 1,398 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 Dennis Dugan( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,291 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
My girl by Howard Zieff( Visual )

48 editions published between 1991 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,275 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
The great outdoors by Waldemar Januszczak( Visual )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and held by 1,191 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 )

44 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,160 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
Behind the Candelabra by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,138 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
1941 by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

47 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This zany comedy spectacular from Steven Spielberg is set in Los Angeles just days after the attack on Pearl Harbor when the fear of a Japanese invasion threw the city into a state of pandemonium
Antz by Eric Darnell( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves
 
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Ackroyd, Dan.

Aykroyd, Daniel Edward.

Aykroyd, Daniel Edward 1952-

Blues, Elwood.

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Daniel Aykroyd

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