WorldCat Identities

Shaiman, Marc

Works: 420 works in 1,022 publications in 6 languages and 28,776 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Biographical films  Horror films  Original cast recordings  Film soundtracks 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Musician, Lyricist, Arranger, Conductor, Actor, Instrumentalist, Singer, Producer, Creator, Interviewee, Director, Adapter, Recipient
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marc Shaiman
Hairspray by Adam Shankman( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl simultaneously pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation in her native Baltimore
The bucket list by Warner Brothers Home Video( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sólo se vive una vez Por qué no salirse de la rutina?... Eso es lo que deciden hacer dos compañeros de cuarto, enfermos terminales de cáncer, el irracional billonario (Jack Nicholson) y el culto mecánico (Morgan Freeman), cuando reciben las peores noticias. Entonces escriben una lista de pendientes antes de partir -Cosas que les hubiera gustado hacer antes de "estirar la pata"- y se embarcan en la mejor aventura de su vida alrededor del mundo. Se lanzan de un paracaídas, compiten a toda velocidad en una carrera de un Mustang Shelby, admiran la gran pirámide de Khufu. Podrán descubrir cuál es su verdadera felicidad antes de que sea demasiado tarde?"-- envase
Down with love by Eve Ahlert( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells a story of woman who advocates female independence in combat with a lothario. It reflects the attitudes and behaviour of the early pre-sexual revolution 1960's but has an anachronistic conclusion driven by more modern, post-feministic ideas and attitudes
The American president by Rob Reiner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does the world's most powerful leader conduct a passionate romance and enjoy a litle privacy? This is the question posed by The american president
When Harry met Sally by Billy Crystal( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sex always gets in the way of friendships between men and women. At least, that's what Harry Burns believes. So when Harry meets Sally Albright and a deep friendship blossoms between them, Harry's determined not to let his attraction to Sally destroy it. But when a night of weakness ends in a morning of panic, can the pair avoid succumbing to Harry's fears by remaining friends and admitting they just might be the perfect match for each other?"--Container
Alex & Emma by Rob Reiner( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in trouble. In order to get the loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or end up dead. To help him complete his manuscript, he hires stenographer, Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited, yet intriguing input, begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art
City slickers by Jack Palance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends go on a cattle drive in order to quench their mid-life crises. Includes audio commentary from director and actors; featurettes; and more
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patch Adams is a doctor like no other who believes that laughter is the best medicine, even at the risk of his career
And so it goes( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realtor Oren Little, willfully obnoxious to anyone who might cross his path, wants nothing more than to sell one last house and retire in peace and quiet. Then, his estranged son drops off a granddaughter he never knew existed. Clueless about how to care for the abandoned nine-year-old, he pawns her off on his determined and lovable neighbor Leah and tries to resume his life. But little by little, Oren stubbornly learns to open his heart; to his family, to Leah, and to life itself
Hairspray original Broadway cast recording by Marc Shaiman( Recording )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

36 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Sheldon can hardly remember the fierce blizzard that sent his car skidding off the road into an almost fatal car crash, or being nursed from unconsciousness. All he can remember is waking up - to the worst nightmare of his life
Hairspray soundtrack to the motion picture by Marc Shaiman( Recording )

24 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains nineteen songs from the 2007 motion picture "Hairspray," including "The New Girl in Town" by Brittany Snow, "Big, Blonde and Beautiful" by Queen Latifah, and "You're Timeless to Me" by John Travolta and Christopher Walken
Sister act by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and French and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy a nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent. While there she turns the convent choir into a soulful chorus complete with a Motown repertoire. The sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity
Simon Birch( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in German and English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since doctors proclaimed Simon Birch's birth as a miracle, Simon's sure he's going to be a hero, he's just not sure how
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks) has lost his wife to cancer and, left to bring up his son alone, tries to make a new start by moving to Seattle. His son turns him into a radio heartthrob, however, when he makes an on-air appeal to potential partners for his grief-stricken father. Annie Reed (Meg Ryan), despite being happily betrothed, answers the call, and romance blossoms between the two people, despite the fact that they live on different sides of the country. This romantic comedy, played in the style of 1950s weepies like 'An Affair To Remember' (which is quoted throughout the film), was hugely successful at the box office
South Park, bigger, longer & uncut by Trey Parker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman sneak into an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted" and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
Rumor has it by T.M Griffin( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and German and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sarah returns home for a wedding with her fiance, she stumbles upon a well-kept family secret: that her family was actually the inspiration for the book and film 'The Graduate.' Thinking she might be the offspring of the real fling made fictionally famous, Sarah sets off to find the man who just might have the answers she's been looking for
The First Wives Club by Hugh Wilson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three mid-life Manhattanites have more than a longtime friendship in common. After years of helping their hubbies climb the corporate ladder of success, each has been dumped for a newer, curvier model. The trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit their exes where it really hurts--in the wallet!
Hairspray by Marc Shaiman( )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Marc Shaiman amerikansk komponist

Marc Shaiman amerikansk kompositr

Marc Shaiman compositeur amricain

Marc Shaiman compositore statunitense

Marc Shaiman US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist

Shaiman, Mark 1959-

Марк Шейман

مارک شیمن آهنگساز آمریکایی


The American presidentWhen Harry met SallyCity slickersSister actSleepless in SeattleGeorge of the jungleRumor has itThe First Wives ClubHairspray