WorldCat Identities

Candy, John

Overview
Works: 302 works in 754 publications in 7 languages and 26,190 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Science fiction films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Motion pictures  Musical films  Road films 
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 by John Hughes( Visual )

48 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,013 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 )

37 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,998 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 Alan Menken( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,740 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 2014 in English and held by 1,655 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
Uncle Buck by John Hughes( Visual )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,420 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 )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 1,282 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 great outdoors( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 1,102 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
The Rescuers down under( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's bravest mice answer a call to help a young boy in Australia's Outback, where together they struggle to save an eagle from a ruthless poacher
Stripes by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Winger loses his apartment, girlfriend and job all in one day, he does what any red-blooded American would do: he joins the army and nearly starts WWIII
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and German and held by 989 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 )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 934 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 )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 730 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 held by 646 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
National Lampoon's vacation by Harold Ramis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suburban Chicago family travels across the United States on a comic trek to an amusement park, and encounters a series of disasters along the way
Only the lonely by Chris Columbus( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 545 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 )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 501 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
Vacation( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 499 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 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 473 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 )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 462 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
Volunteers by Nicholas Meyer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 406 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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