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Guest, Christopher

Overview
Works: 174 works in 550 publications in 4 languages and 23,985 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Documentary-style films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Romance films  Parody films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Composer, Director, Narrator, Performer, Musician, Author, Scenarist, Costume designer, Arranger, fmd, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Christopher Guest
 
Most widely held works by Christopher Guest
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

58 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an acoomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

15 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Museum of Natural History is closed for renovations, the museum pieces are moved into federal storage at the famous Smithsonian Institution. It houses the world's largest museum complex with more than 136 million items in its collections. These range from the plane Amelia Earhart flew on her non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic and Al Capone's rap sheet and mug shot to Dorothy's ruby slippers. From Fonzie's leather jacket to Archie Bunker's lounge chair. After stealing a security guard's ID badge, Larry Daley slips into the Archives of the Smithsonian, where Kahmunrah, an evil Pharaoh, comes to life with the reestablishing of The Tablet as a magical force in the museum. It brings the old exhibits and new exhibits to life, and in conflict with each other. Larry enlists the help of Amelia Earheart
This is Spin̈al Tap : a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi by Rob Reiner( Visual )

83 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, Spinal Tap had a big hit song. Now, nearly two decades later, Spinal Tap still clings to some glint of their lost glory as they embark on an accident-plagued tour across America. In Cleveland, the group gets lost underneath the stage. In Washington, they're accidentally booked at an Air Force formal dance. And in a Chicago record store, no one shows up to get their autographs
Best in Show( Visual )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic look at dog show participants (and the pooches who love them)
Little shop of horrors by Roger Corman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,873 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
A mighty wind by Christopher Guest( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three fictional folk groups from the 1960s reunite for a memorial concert after the death of their former manager
Mrs. Henderson presents by Stephen Frears( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feisty widow takes over a London theater during World War II, where she begins producing revues featuring live nude girls
Waiting for Guffman by Christopher Guest( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blaine, Missouri, may be small, but Corky St. Clair always dreams big. Determined to get back to the lights of Broadway, he's created Red, White and Blaine, a musical celebration of the burg's 150th anniversary
For your consideration( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No-name actors are making a low-budget period drama called "Home for Purim," when an anonymous post on the Internet suggests that one performance is Oscar-worthy. Then, two more cast members get Oscar-related press: buzz in "Variety" and appearances on TV prompt the studio executives to insist on changes in the script in anticipation of a blockbuster. Jump ahead a few months to the days before Oscar nominees are announced: just the possibility of a nomination has changed the actors' lives
The long riders by Walter Hill( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four theatrical families of the 1980's recreate the most wanted criminal families of the 1860's. This portrayal of the Jesse James gang is a rapidfire succession of thrilling moments -- the bandits' lightning attacks on banks, trains and stagecoaches ; their hairbreadth escapes from the law ; Jesse's jubilant wedding celebration ; and the tragic Great Northfield, Minnesota raid
Johnny Appleseed( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Appleseed, the American legend, who traveled the frontier wearing a burlap sack, sporting a pot for a hat, and carrying a pouch full of apple seeds
As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of the Princess Bride by Cary Elwes( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with co-stars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner
Almost heroes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A road comedy about two guys whose mission is to overtake the famed expeditioners Lewis and Clark and be the more fiery trailblazers of the Western North America frontier
Family tree( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the 30-year-old Tom Chadwick, an Englishman who has few roots, little family, and an unsure sense of his purpose in life. Tom inherits a mysterious box of belongings from a great-aunt he never met, triggering a passion to investigate his family lineage. As Tom's interest in genealogy grows, his life evolves in unexpected directions, as he uncovers a world of unusual stories and characters in the U.K. and the U.S., as well as a growing sense of who he is and who his real family is
A mighty wind : the album( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Misery loves comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Kevin Pollak interviews over 60 of the most successful comics working today to learn about the rare personality of a comedian and their motivations to (willingly) get into one of the most deprecating professions
The films of Rob Reiner by Rob Reiner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Rob Reiner talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work
This is Spinal Tap( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, Spinal Tap had a big hit song. Now, nearly two decades later, Spinal Tap still clings to some glint of their lost glory as they embark on an accident-plagued tour across America
The big picture( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-scenes look at the costs of making it in Hollywood
Nina Conti : her master's voice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one has seen ventriloquism like this before. Internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti, takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and erstwhile lover Ken Campbell on a pilgrimage to 'Venthaven' the resting place for puppets of dead ventriloquists. She gets to know her latex and wooden traveling partners along the way, and with them deconstructs herself and her lost love
 
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A mighty wind
Alternative Names
Christopher Guest Amerikaans acteur

Christopher Guest anglo-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Autor, Regisseur, Komponist und Musiker

Christopher Guest attore, regista e musicista statunitense

Christopher Guest British and American screenwriter, comedian, musician, director, and actor

Guest, Christopher Jr

Haden-Guest 1948- Lord

Haden-Guest, Christopher 1948-

Haden-Guest, Christopher, Baron

Haden-Guest Lord

Haden-Guest Lord 1948-

Haden-Guest of Saling#5th Baron#, Christopher 1948-

Lord Haden-Guest

Tufnel, Nigel

Tufnel, Nigel 1948-

Κρίστοφερ Γκεστ

Кристофер Гест

כריסטופר גסט שחקן אמריקאי

کریستوفر گست سیاست‌مدار، کمدین، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

クリストファー・ゲスト

克里斯多夫·葛斯特

克里斯多弗·盖斯特

Languages
English (305)

Spanish (10)

French (9)

German (5)

Covers
A mighty windFor your considerationThe films of Rob ReinerThe big picture