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Candy, John

Overview
Works: 344 works in 863 publications in 7 languages and 27,496 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Road films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Singer, Contributor, Printer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Candy
Planes, trains & automobiles( Visual )

49 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,093 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 )

48 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,006 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 Roger Corman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical, Mushnik's Flower Shop houses an exotic potted plant called Audrey II. People are rushing in to see it but if they knew the truth, they would rush right out
Cool runnings by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, this is the comedic saga of four Jamaican athletes going to extremes to compete as bobsled racers at the Winter Olympics. With few resources and virtually no clue about winter sports, it's an uphill course for this troupe from the tropics who are sliding on thin ice as they go for the gold in Calgary, Canada. Refusing to let anything stand in their way, these four Jamaicans enlist the help of a down-and-out ex-champion American slider named Irv. Unavoidably drawn back to a sport he had come to loathe, Irv is faced with coaching a team of complete novices. But once committed, he is determined to turn them around and to somehow right the wrongs of his own failed career. It's a bumpy ride but with pride, determination, and dignity, the bobsledders make their impossible dreams come true
Follow that bird( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kermit, Oscar, Bert, Ernie and Cookie Monster join Big Bird in a bighearted, cross-country adventure. A meddling social worker sends poor Big Bird off to live with a feathered foster family in Illinois. But try as he might, he doesn't fit in and runs away to return to Sesame Street. Now his old friends need to find him before he runs 'afowl' of trouble en route
Uncle Buck( Visual )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,454 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
The great outdoors( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 1,113 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 by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Winger loses his apartment, job and girlfriend all in one day, he joins the Army and almost starts WWIII
Splash by Ron Howard( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 998 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
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and German and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blues Brothers try to raise money to save their orphanage by reuniting their old band - and nearly destroy Chicago in the process. Features musical performances by James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin
National Lampoon's vacation by Harold Ramis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Griswolds have planned all year for a great summer vacation. From their suburban Chicago home, across America, to the wonders of Wally World fun park in California, every step of the way has been carefully plotted. Except a few hundred hysterical exceptions
The Rescuers down under( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 964 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!
Nothing but trouble( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 743 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 )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 648 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 )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 563 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
The Rescuers 35th anniversary edition ; The Rescuers down under : 2 movie collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 533 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
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 493 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
Who's Harry Crumb?( Visual )

13 editions published between 1005 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 487 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
Volunteers by Nicholas Meyer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and French and held by 418 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
Canadian bacon by Michael Moore( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beset by falling approval ratings, a desperate U.S. president and his closest advisors launch a rally-round-the-flag campaign against the country's newest enemy--Canada
 
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Candy, John Franklin.

Candy, John Franklin 1950-1994

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