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Shaiman, Marc

Works: 429 works in 1,248 publications in 7 languages and 36,101 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Legal films  Military films 
Roles: Author, Composer, Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Lyricist, Arranger, Conductor, Actor, Singer, Creator, Producer, Adapter, Recipient, msd, Interviewee, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marc Shaiman
The Bucket List by Rob Reiner( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,196 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
Hairspray by John Travolta( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,751 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
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hot shot young Navy lawyer defends two Marines accused in the death of a another Marine
Rumor has it by Lai ni( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah has finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't sure if marriage is what she wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have the answers she has been looking for
Down with love by Peyton Reed( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,440 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
When Harry met Sally by Billy Crystal( Visual )

40 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,419 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
The American president by Rob Reiner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,400 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
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,278 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
Alex & Emma by Rob Reiner( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,275 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
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

45 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,197 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 of the heroine in her favorite novel series, her reaction leaves Paul shattered
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When second-graders Bryce and Juli first meet, Juli knows it's love. Bryce isn't so sure. Beginning that day, and for the next six years, young Bryce does everything he can to keep his outspoken wannabe girlfriend at arm's length, which isn't easy since they go to the same school and live across the street from each other
And so it goes by Rob Reiner( Visual )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,120 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
Hairspray : original Broadway cast recording by Marc Shaiman( Recording )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister act by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,030 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 )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and German and held by 905 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
Hairspray : soundtrack to the motion picture by Marc Shaiman( Recording )

27 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 889 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
City slickers by Jack Palance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and German and held by 881 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 2017 in English and held by 833 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 Nora Ephron( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 727 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
The Addams family by Raul Julia( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after twenty-five years in the Bermuda Triangle, the other members of the off-beat Addams clan plan a great celebration, only to begin to suspect that he may not be who he claims to be
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Marc Shaiman Amerikaans componist

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Marc Shaiman amerikansk kompositör

Marc Shaiman compositeur américain

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Shaiman, Mark

Shaiman, Mark 1959-

Shainman, Marc

Марк Шейман

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A few good menRumor has itWhen Harry met SallyThe American presidentSister actCity slickersSleepless in SeattleThe Addams family