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Landis, John 1950-

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The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

244 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,951 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 )

77 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,893 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 )

50 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,575 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 )

86 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,563 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 by Eileen Brennan( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,203 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 )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,179 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 )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three silent film stars, who portray dashing heroes, get a chance to see what it's like to be heroes in real life, when a Mexican village hires them to dispose of ferocious outlaws
Spies like us by John Landis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 880 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 )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 683 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 Steven Spielberg( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
Beverly Hills cop III( Visual )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills for a real roller coaster thrill ride at the Wonderworld amusement park
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
National Lampoon's Animal house( Visual )

11 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
Battle for the planet of the apes by Blue Wave( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 378 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 )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 351 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 )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and German and held by 271 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
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 238 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
Into the night by John Landis( Visual )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 236 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 the hood of his car. How 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
Innocent blood by John Landis( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 236 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

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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


ランディス, ジョン



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