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Landis, John 1950-

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The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

132 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the release of Jake Blues from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church stopped its support and will sell the place to the education authority, and the only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big gig. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to make more enemies along the way. Will they manage to come up with the money in time?
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( Visual )

66 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. The campus's only other frat house is full of white, anglo-saxon, rich young men that no one can stand except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the help of their fraternity to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade
Trading places by John Landis( Visual )

41 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,543 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
An American werewolf in London by John Landis( Visual )

53 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a rainy night on the Welsh moors. Two American students on a walking tour of Europe trudge on to the next town, when suddenly the air is pierced by an unearthly howl ... Three weeks later, one is dead and the other is in the hospital
Clue( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery story based on the famous Parker Bros. game, including three surprise alternative endings
Coming to America by Shari Headley( Visual )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food restaurant
Three Amigos! by John Landis( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Amigos, a silent screen comedy act, arrive in a remote Mexican hamlet for what they think is a lucrative personal appearance, only to discover that they are expected to save the village from a terrorizing gang of bandits
Spies like us by John Landis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about two would-be spies who are dupes in an evil mastermind's plan to take over the world
Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares by John Landis( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landis presents a personal celebration of the greatest monsters ever to rampage across the silver screen. He also explores the origins of vampires, zombies, and werewolves; reveals the secrets of legendary special-effects wizards; and converses with leading movie makers. Open your eyes to a fascinating world of movies: some classics, some quirky, some forgotten, and some unforgettable crazy!
T.A.M.I. show : teenage awards music international( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the Swinging '60s to America with the first concert movie of the rock era, and captures such superstars as the Rolling Stones, James Brown, Chuck Berry, the Beach Boys, Marvin Gaye, and many other Motown and British Invasion acts in their early prime. Includes commentary, radio spots, and booklet
Beverly Hills cop III( Visual )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills for a real roller coaster thrill ride at the Wonderworld amusement park
Twilight zone : the movie by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
Mayflower descendants and their marriages for two generations after the landing including a short history of the Church of the Pilgrim founders of New England by John Landis( Book )

26 editions published between 1922 and 1998 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landis lists, in very concise form, the Mayflower passengers, their children and their grandchildren, with records of births, deaths, and marriages as far as known. He also includes a copy of the famous Mayflower Compact, as well as a short history of the Church of the Pilgrim Fathers of New England. Originally published in 1922
Battle for the planet of the apes by Twentieth Century Fox( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after conquering the Earth, ape leader Caesar wants the ruling apes and enslaved humans to live in peace. But warring factions of apes led by a militant gorilla general as well as various human groups threaten the stability
Burke & Hare by John Landis( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and German and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1820's. William Burke and William Hare luck into some easy money when they discover they can sell a fresh cadaver to Dr. Knox at Edinburgh Medical College for dissection. However, the next cadaver is not quite so easy to obtain, and when word gets out of how profitable the trade is, the duo find themselves blackmailed and in dire need of more bodies. Based on a true story
The Kentucky fried movie by John Landis( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skits satirize movies, television programs and other features of modern day life
Forrest J. Ackerman's world of science fiction by Forrest J Ackerman( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in French and English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This look at science fiction "is heavily illustrated with classic sci-fi books jackets; great, colorful images from long-out-of-print magazines; and a comprehensive 20th-century photo collection of classic actors, creepy reptiles, and "gi-ants" that will thrill the sci-fi connoisseur."--Jacket
Oscar( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvester Stallone plays 1930's gangster "Snaps" Provolone, who vows to leave his life of crime but finds it more difficult than expected to be a legitimate business man
For the birds by Laurence Trott( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innocent blood by John Landis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a vampire who puts Pittsburgh in peril when she fails to kill off one of her victims, a mob boss who realizes how lucky he is to be a vampire with deadly powers
 
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Ioannes Landis

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John Landis amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Produzent und Schauspieler

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John Landis Director, produtor e guionista estadounidense

John Landis réalisateur, acteur, producteur de cinéma et scénariste américain

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Джон Лендіс

Джон Лэндис

ג'ון לנדיס

ג'ון לנדיס שחקן אמריקאי

جان لندیس بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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랜디스, 존 1950-

존 랜디스

ジョン・ランディス

ランディス, ジョン

约翰·兰迪斯

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National Lampoon's Animal houseAn American werewolf in LondonClueThree Amigos!Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmaresForrest J. Ackerman's world of science fiction