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Landis, John 1950-

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The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

170 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Jake Blues is released 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 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
National Lampoon's Animal house by Tom Hulce( Visual )

54 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,795 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
An American werewolf in London by John Landis( Visual )

71 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,481 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
Trading places by John Landis( Visual )

41 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,477 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
Coming to America by Shari Headley( Visual )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,222 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
Clue( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery story based on the famous Parker Bros. game, including three surprise alternative endings
Three amigos by John Landis( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 945 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 )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 801 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 )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 631 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!
Twilight zone the movie by John Landis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
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
Animal house( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962, Larry Kroger and Kent Dorfman are freshman in college. They want to join a fraternity. After visiting several, including the snobby Omega house, they come to a Delta house pledge party. Here they meet the handsome, but compulsive womanizer Otter, his best friend Boone, Boone's girlfriend Katy, the daring thrill-seeker D-Day, the ever responsible Hoover, and slacker Bluto. They are accepted into the fraternity and join in on the wild toga parties, road trips, and practical jokes. But Dean Wormer is determined to have Delta kicked off campus and its members expelled. He enlists the help of Omega house and its leaders Doug Neidermyer and Greg Marmalard and new pledge Chip Diller. Delta is not willing to go away quietly
Beverly Hills cop III( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and German and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to investigate Wonder World, an amusement park front for a criminal operation
Battle for the planet of the apes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of human mutants and a band of militant gorillas threaten to break the peace of the ape tribe and overthrow the leadership of the benevolent Caesar
Burke & Hare( Visual )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 344 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 )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skits satirize movies, television programs and other features of modern day life
Oscar( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago's top gangster Snaps Provolone promises his father that he'll quit the life of crime. But as he tries to get out of the rackets, he finds that going straight is the toughest job he's ever pulled
Innocent blood by John Landis( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 223 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
For the birds by Laurence Trott( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Into the night by John Landis( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ed Orkin is an insomniac with a cheating wife and a dull job. His chances for excitement look hopeless until a mysterious blonde named Diana drops onto his hood of his car. Now it's Ed's turn for some adventure and romance as Diana leads him on a merry and murderous chase where the payoff could be dollars or death
 
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Ioannes Landis

John Landis Amerikaans filmregisseur

John Landis amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Produzent und Schauspieler

John Landis cineasta estadounidense

John Landis Director, produtor e guionista estadounidense

John Landis ralisateur, acteur, producteur de cinma et scnariste amricain

John Landis regista statunitense

John Landis reżyser amerykański

Джон Лендіс

Джон Лэндис

ג'ון לנדיס

جان لندیس بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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ジョン・ランディス

ランディス, ジョン

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