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Shaiman, Marc

Works: 456 works in 1,115 publications in 7 languages and 32,762 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Romance films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Legal films  Military films 
Roles: Author, Composer, Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Lyricist, Arranger, Conductor, Actor, Singer, Creator, Producer, Recipient, Interviewee, Director, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marc Shaiman
Hairspray by Adam Shankman( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,191 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 Rob Reiner( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,179 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
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un trio di avvocati militari di primo pelo vuole dimostrare che due marine della base di Guantanamo, a Cuba, accusati dell'omicio di un loro commilitone, non hanno fatto altro che eseuire il codice rosso, cioè gli ordini del loro superiore, l'esaltato colonnello Jessep. (Mereghetti)
Down with love by Peyton Reed( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,449 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 Ivan Reitman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Shepherd is a consummate politician and a man of integrity, who also happens to be a widower, ready to start dating again. He is swept off his feet by a lobbyist, Sydney Ellen Wade. His critics rant that it is immoral and his friends proclaim that it's romantic, but one thing is certain, all that stands between true love and re-election is the approval of the American public
When Harry met Sally by Billy Crystal( Visual )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,345 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 )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling have landed him in trouble
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like other doctors. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh-- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story
And so it goes by Rob Reiner( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a retired real-estate agent is forced to take care of a granddaughter he just met, he enlists the help of one of his female neighbors and forms a relationship with both her and his granddaughter
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive
Hairspray : original Broadway cast recording by Marc Shaiman( Recording )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister act( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 977 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
Hairspray : soundtrack to the motion picture by Marc Shaiman( Recording )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 953 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
Simon Birch( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 900 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
City slickers by Jack Palance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and German and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the verge of turning 40, an unhappy Manhattan yuppie is roped into joining his two friends on a cattle drive in the southwest
South Park, bigger, longer & uncut by Trey Parker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 821 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
Sleepless in Seattle by Fu si te( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 806 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
Rumor has it by Luo bo lai na( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 683 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 Olivia Goldsmith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 676 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!
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
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Marc Shaiman Amerikaans componist

Marc Shaiman amerikansk komponist

Marc Shaiman amerikansk kompositör

Marc Shaiman compositeur américain

Marc Shaiman compositore statunitense

Marc Shaiman US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist

Shaiman, Mark 1959-

Shainman, Marc

Марк Шейман

מרק שיימן

مارک شیمن آهنگساز آمریکایی





A few good menThe American presidentWhen Harry met SallySister actCity slickersSleepless in SeattleRumor has itThe First Wives ClubGeorge of the jungle