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Landis, John 1950-

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The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

159 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake and Elwood Blues, two hoodlum brothers searching for redemption, set out to locate and reenlist the members of their defunct rhythm and blues band in order to raise some honest money
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( Visual )

56 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,765 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 )

58 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,432 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 )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,419 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 )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,177 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 )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who killed Mr. Boddy? Was it Colonel Mustard in the study with the gun? Miss Scarlet in the billiard room with the rope? Or was it Wadsworth the butler? The film was released with 3 different endings, and the audience didn't know which ending they would see. The video release has all three conclusions to the mystery
Three amigos by John Landis( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 857 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 783 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 )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 628 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 495 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
Animal house( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 461 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 )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detroit cop Axel Foley returns and is in pursuit of the bad guys at LA's popular theme park, WonderWorld
Twilight zone the movie by Rod Serling( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
Burke & Hare( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 337 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
Battle for the planet of the apes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 337 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
The Kentucky fried movie by John Landis( Visual )

19 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
An American werewolf in Paris by Anthony Waller( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a pair of werewolves lives in Paris where her mother and stepfather are trying to overcome her lycanthropic disease. A trio of American tourists on a thrill seeking trip around Europe manage to stop her from plunging to her death from the top of the Eiffel tower and are embroiled in a horrific but often hilarious plot
Oscar( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago's top gangster Snaps Provolone promises his father he'll quit the life of crime. As he tries to get out of the rackets, however, he finds 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 221 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
Into the night by John Landis( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 194 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 blond named Diana drops onto the hood of his car. Diana leads him on a merry and murderous chase where the payoff could be in dollars or death
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National Lampoon's Animal houseAn American werewolf in LondonClueThree amigosMonsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmaresAn American werewolf in Paris