WorldCat Identities

Candy, John

Overview
Works: 264 works in 692 publications in 8 languages and 25,066 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comedy films  Road films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humor  Rhythm and blues music  Animated films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Printer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by John Candy, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Candy
Planes, trains & automobiles by John Hughes ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neal Page (Martin) wants to fly home to spend Thanksgiving with his family. Del Griffith (Candy) leads Page on a hilarious, cross-country, wild goose chase that keeps him from tasting his turkey
Spaceballs by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A parody of epic science fiction movies, especially the original "Star wars" trilogy. Two space bums attempt to rescue a space princess from an assortment of space villains
Little shop of horrors by Frank Oz ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,626 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
Cool runnings by Jon Turteltaub ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four young men form Jamaica's first bobsled team, in hopes of competing at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta. Loosely based on a true story
Uncle Buck ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uncle Buck, an idle good-natured bachelor, is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. While his carefree ways easily charm the younger relatives, he meets more than a little hostility from Tia, his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice, his impatient girlfriend
Follow that bird ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A meddling social worker sends poor Big Bird off to Ocean View, Illinois, for the comforts of family life with his "own kind," the Dodos. But Big Bird is a disaster as a Dodo and, lonely and homesick, he soon sets off on foot for Sesame Street
The Rescuers down under ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a poacher sets out to capture a golden eagle in the Outback of Australia, his friend Cody's call for help is answered by the world's bravest mice, Bernard and Bianca, who fly in on the wings of their Albatross friend Wilbur to face their most dangerous mission yet!
The great outdoors ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
Stripes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The outrageous antics of two enlisted men who figure they can save the world for democracy and meet girls!
The Blues Brothers by John Landis ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and German and held by 915 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
Splash by Ron Howard ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a workaholic who thinks he will never find love and the mermaid who comes ashore to find him and prove him wrong
Nothing but trouble ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ghoulish comedy wherein a wrong turn sends two yuppies into Valkenvania, the Twilight Zone of speed traps
Wagons east ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Phil Taylor and his family decide that the Old West is not what it's cracked up to be, they take the entire town of Prosperity with them. Led by wagon master Harlow, they begin the heroic, backbreaking, danger-filled journey back ... EAST! Along the way, they must survive Indians, hired guns, each other and Harlow's terrible secret
Only the lonely by Chris Columbus ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a 38-year old Chicago cop who still lives with his mother, a domineering widow used to controlling her son's life. When he meets and falls in love with a young woman, Mama sets out to break up the romance
European vacation by Harold Ramis ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a typical American family takes a cross-country vacation, it can only mean one thing: total disaster!
Who's Harry Crumb? ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Harry, the last of the great sleuthing Crumbs--and the last person in the firm to ever get an assignment--finally gets a shot at a front-page kidnapping, it's only because his beady-eyed boss Eliot Draisen doesn't want the case solved
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Montgomery Brewster is a down-and-out baseball player who discovers that he is the only living relative of an eccentric multimillionaire. Monty stands to inherit $300 million, but only if he can spend $30 million in a single month without acquiring any assets. If he fails, it's back to zero again
The Rescuers 35th anniversary edition The Rescuers down under : 2 movie collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Rescuers down under: When a poacher sets out to capture a golden eagle in the outback of Australia, his friend Cody's call for help is answered by the world's bravest mice, Bernard and Bianca, who fly in on the wings of their albatross friend Wilbur to face their most dangerous mission yet
Canadian bacon by Michael Moore ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beset by falling approval ratings, a desperate U.S. president and his closest advisors launch a rally-round-the-flag invasion campaign against the country's newest enemy--Canada
Volunteers by Nicholas Meyer ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawrence Bourne III escapes the bookies to whom he owes $28,000 by swapping places with a friend and going to Thailand with the Peace Corps
 
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Candy, John Franklin.
Candy, John Franklin, 1950-1994
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