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Shaiman, Marc

Works: 394 works in 939 publications in 6 languages and 26,443 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Motion picture music  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Humor  Film and video adaptations  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Musician, Lyricist, Arranger, Conductor, Singer, Instrumentalist, Creator, Producer, Director, Actor, Adapter, Recipient, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marc Shaiman
The bucket list by Warner Brothers Home Video( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers have nothing in common, except they both have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses. While sharing a hospital room together, they decide to make a Bucket List of all the things they have ever wanted to do before they die. In the process of completing the list, both of them heal each other, become unlikely friends, and ultimately find the joy in life
Hairspray by Adam Shankman( Visual )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,089 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
Down with love by Eve Ahlert( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A feminist writer in the early 1960's who is promoting her book 'Down With Love' has sworn off love. A New York City journalist thinks he doesn't need love. See what happens when they fall for each other in this old-fashioned romantic comedy
Alex & Emma by Rob Reiner( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling have landed him in trouble
When Harry met Sally by Billy Crystal( Visual )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,243 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
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,056 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
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )
34 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Sheldon is a best-selling novelist who is on his way home from his Colorado retreat after completing his latest book. He doesn't remember the blinding blizzard that sent his car spinning off the road. Paul is critically injured, but is rescued by former nurse Annie Wilkes, who happens to be Paul's 'number one fan.' Annie takes Paul back to her house in the mountains, and he finds himself crippled, drugged and at her mercy. Unfortunately for Paul, Annie is a psychopath and when she discovers that Paul has killed the heroine in her favorite novel series, her reaction leaves Paul shattered
Hairspray soundtrack to the motion picture by Marc Shaiman( Recording )
22 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 948 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
The American president by Rob Reiner( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 933 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
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After hearing a man confess his love for his dearly departed wife on a call-in radio show, a woman falls deeply, inexplicably in love with him. Deciding he is her destiny, she treks across country on a wildly romantic impulse to meet him
Hairspray original Broadway cast recording by Marc Shaiman( Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A l'écoute de cette bande originale vous retrouverez les 60's, l'ambiance festive et édulcorée du film. Des titres interprétés par les jeunes acteurs du film, mais également par Michelle Pfeiffer, Queen Latifah ou encore John Travolta
Sister act by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and French and held by 896 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 845 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 )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about three men friends who are going through mid-life crises. They decide that the answer to their malaise is a fantasy vacation out West where they can play cowboy on a cattle drive
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
South Park, bigger, longer & uncut by Trey Parker( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 742 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
The First Wives Club by Oliver Goldsmith( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 665 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!
Rumor has it ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2006 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
Hairspray by Marc Shaiman( )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forget Paris ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in French and English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An NBA referee and an airline rep think they've found happiness together, until they meet each other's family and friends
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.13 for George of ... to 0.26 for Hairspray ...)
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Shaiman, Mark 1959-
English (169)
French (16)
Spanish (8)
German (7)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (2)