WorldCat Identities

Menken, Alan

Works: 1,623 works in 3,934 publications in 12 languages and 67,198 library holdings
Genres: Animated films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Drama  Musical films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History 
Roles: Author, Composer, Lyricist, Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Arranger, Contributor, Compiler, Creator, Director, Other, Singer, trb, 236, Conductor, Interviewee, Actor, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Alan Menken
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Most widely held works by Alan Menken
The little mermaid by Rene Auberjonois( Visual )

95 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 5,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariel, a teenage mermaid, falls in love with a human prince and goes to the seawitch Ursula for help. Ursula makes Ariel human in exchange for her golden voice, but Ariel's prince doesn't recognize her without her voice
Aladdin by Ron Clements( Visual )

76 editions published between 1992 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 3,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aladdin is an orphan living on the streets of the city of Agrabah, continually outwitting and avoiding local law enforcement. One day he meets a young girl--also hiding from the guards--who is actually Princess Jasmine, seeking to escape from a disagreement with her father the Sultan about her marriage. He gallantly conceals her, and promptly falls in love. Soon, the Grand Vizier Jafar divines that Aladdin represents the key to his plans, and tricks him into the mysterious Cave of Wonders. Aladdin finds an ornate lamp, and, accidentally comes face-to-face with a blue genie--ready and willing to grant him three wishes. Aladdin, with the help of his sidekicks -- a monkey named Abu and a flying carpet, seeks to win Jasmine's hand, defeat the evil Jafar and his vicious parrot, Iago, and save Agrabah. At the conclusion of his adventures, Aladdin learns that he is a prince where it truly matters most--on the inside
Beauty and the Beast by Gary Trousdale( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Be our guest at the enchanted 25th Anniversary celebration, a groundbreaking star in the legacy of animation and a new addition to the The Walt Disney Signature Collection. Cast a spell on your imagination and embark on an epic adventure with Belle, our brave and independent heroine, the Beast, who has the heart and soul of a prince, the music you'll never forget and all the fun characters you love
Tangled by Mandy Moore( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in English and German and held by 2,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disney's CGI-animated comedy adventure retelling the classic fairy tale of Rapunzel. While hiding out in a seemingly abandoned tower deep in the forest, handsome young bandit Flynn Rider (voice of Zachary Levi) is surprised to discover that the tower does in fact have an occupant in the form of feisty long-haired teen Rapunzel (Mandy Moore). Rapunzel, who has been looking for a means of escape from the tower in which she has been grounded for her entire life, strikes a deal with the dashing outlaw and the unlikely pair soon find themselves caught up in the adventure of a lifetime as they face magic, monsters and villains in their quest for freedom
Enchanted by Walt Disney Productions( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reality and fantasy collide when a fairytale princess from another world is sent to New York City by an evil queen. Now she must find her way through the city and back to her own world, where her true love awaits
Hercules by Walt Disney Productions( Visual )

56 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a musical, animated look at the myths surrounding the labors and life of Hercules (Heracles)
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Gary Trousdale( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral, rejected because of his deformity, is rescued by another outcast, the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda, and finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves
Beauty and the beast( Visual )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey of Belle, a bright and independent young woman who takes her father's place as the prisoner of a beast in his castle. As Belle befriends the castle's enchanted staff, she and the Beast slowly begin to look beyond their initial reactions to each other and see who they truly are. But back in Belle's village, her father's fears for her safety drive him to rally the villagers to free Belle from the castle--a plan that goes awry, with dangerous consequences, when Belle's would-be suitor Gaston twists the rally into a mob and leads an attack on the castle
Home on the range by Sharon Black( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three cows, a stallion, and several of their four-footed friends band together to stop a greedy outlaw from taking over the Patch of Heaven dairy farm
Aladdin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes fixated on securing the lamp for his own sinister purposes
The shaggy dog( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog
Pocahontas by Mike Gabriel( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pocahontas befriends John Smith, an English colonists in 17th-century Virgina, both find their lives going in directions they never anticipated
Little shop of horrors by Frank Oz( Visual )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical, business booms at Mushnik's Flower Shop when an exotic potted plant called Audrey II arrives. People are rushing in to see it--and disappearing
Newsies by Christian Bale( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed find the strength to band together and challenge the powerful
Beauty and the beast : original motion picture soundtrack by Alan Menken( Recording )

43 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Disney's most beloved animated classics is transformed into a live-action fantasy with one of 2017's most anticipated films. The soundtrack includes John Legend and Ariana Grande on a new version of the classic title track
Sausage party by Seth Rogen( Visual )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A misplaced sausage and his savory friends embark on an existential adventure through the aisles of a massive supermarket in this raunchy animated comedy. As the store's annual 4th of July sale draws near, the perishable pals must return to their rightful places on the shelves before the customers come flooding in to fill their carts
Beauty and the beast( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in Spanish and English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spell of an enchantress opens this classic fairy tale, turning a cruel prince into a hideous beast. Belle, the heroine, is a book-loving young lady trapped by the beast when she comes looking for her father. To break the spell, the beast must win Belle's love before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose
Little shop of horrors : a new musical by Alan Menken( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Seymour Krelborn, a lovesick florist clerk in Mushnik's Skid Row who finds finds fame, fortune and a whole lot more when he discovers a strange little plant with some odd eating habits
Beauty and the beast by Alan Menken( Recording )

45 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic album is reissued to celebrate the release of the Diamond Edition of Disney's Beauty and the Beast on 10/05/10. Includes a new recording of the song Beauty and the Beast by Jordin Sparks
Pocahontas ; Pocahontas II : journey to a new world by Irene Bedard( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Pocahontas must bridge the gap between her tribe and the settlers of Jamestown
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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.07 for Aladdin / ... to 0.94 for Tangled = ...)

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TangledEnchantedHerculesThe hunchback of Notre DameBeauty and the beastBeauty and the beast
Alternative Names
Alan Irwin Menken

Alan Menken

Alan Menken Amerikaans componist

Alan Menken amerikansk pianist och kompositör

Alan Menken amerikansk pianist og komponist

Alan Menken compositeur américain

Alan Menken compositor y pianista estadounidense (ss. XX-XXI)

Alan Menken compositore statunitense

Alan Menken cumadóir Meiriceánach

Alan Menken nhà soạn nhạc kiêm nghệ sĩ piano nhạc kịch và điện ảnh người Mỹ

Alan Menken US-amerikanischer Komponist

Alan Menkin

Alans Menkens amerikāņu komponists un pianists



Menken A.

Menken Alan Irwin

Menken, Alan Irwin 1949-

Menken, Alen

Menken, Allan

Άλαν Μένκεν

Алан Менкен

Алан Менкен американски композитор

Менкен, Алан

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אלן מנקן

אלן מנקן מלחין אמריקאי-יהודי

الان مينكين

الن منکن

آلن منکن آهنگساز و پیانیست آمریکایی

অ্যালান মেনকেন

멩컨, 앨런 1949-

앨런 멘켄


メンケン, アラン