Goodman, John 1952-
Most widely held works about John Goodman
Most widely held works by John Goodman
Monsters, Inc ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,284 libraries worldwide
In the world behind our closet doors, James P. "Sulley" Sullivan and Mike Wazowski work hard. To be exact, monsters like Mike and Sulley pick up their paychecks at Monsters Inc., the utility company that generates energy for the monster world from our children's screams. These days, it's getting harder and harder to shock kids properly--they've been spoiled by television--so much so that now there's an energy shortage! One day Sulley, the number one frightener, accidentally lets a human child in, and as every monster knows that kids are poisonous, pandemonium ensues. Mike and Sulley decide to take the little girl back through her door into her room. But her presence is more than just a mere accident, and now, Mike and Sulley have to face an enemy within their own ranks. Can they foil a devious plot to rid Monstropolis of its power problems?
O brother, where art thou ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,090 libraries worldwide
Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts-- escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi-- and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood.
The princess and the frog ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,941 libraries worldwide
New Orleans. Arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana cross paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician. Tiana follows suit when she decides to kiss the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and fulfill their dreams.
Evan almighty ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
Newly elected to Congress, Evan Baxter has left Buffalo, New York in pursuit of a greater calling. But that calling isn't serving in the illustrious ranks of America's politics, but being summoned by the Almighty himself, who has handed Evan the task of building a new ark. With time passing by and his family belittled by Evan's newfound realization, Evan will have to do the work that God has given him in what promises to be an unusual adventure for a man who just wanted to serve his country. But, Evan might actually be serving all of humanity instead.
Confessions of a shopaholic ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,369 libraries worldwide
Rebecca Bloomwood is a young woman struggling with her debilitating obsession with shopping and the sudden collapse of her income source. She unintentionally lands a job writing for a Manhattan financial magazine after a drunken letter-mailing mix-up. Ironically, now Rebecca is writing about the very consumer caution of which she herself has not abided. Rebecca's innovative comparisons and unconventional metaphors for economics grants her critical acclaim, public success, and the admiration of her supportive boss Luke. But as she draws closer to her ultimate goal of writing for renowned fashion magazine Alette, she questions her true ambitions and must determine if overcoming her 'shopaholic' condition will bring her real happiness.
The emperor's new groove ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
Arrogant Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his devious advisor, Yzma, and her hunky henchman, Kronk, who want to rid the kingdom of this beast of burden. Now the ruler who once had it all must form an unlikely alliance with a pleasant peasant named Pacha. Together, Kuzco and Pacha must overcome their differences, as they embark on a hilarious adventure.
Speed Racer ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,285 libraries worldwide
Speed Racer is a natural behind the wheel of his thunderous Mach 5. With the support of Pops and Mom Racer, girlfriend Trixie, younger brother Spritle and the mysterious Racer X, Speed takes on fierce competitors to save his family's business and protect the sport he loves. When Speed steps on the track, it's not just a race.
Bee movie ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world.
The borrowers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
The miniature Clock family has lived with the Lenders for years, although the human "beans" don't know it. Little things keep disappearing because the Clocks are borrowing household items for their home within the walls. When evil, scheming lawyer Ocious P. Potter tries to evict the Lenders from their home, the Borrowers use their ingenuity to stop him.
Clifford's really big movie ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,194 libraries worldwide
Clifford the Big Red Dog is a lovable canine who joins a traveling carnival when he mistakenly believes that he has become a burden to his human family. As he seeks his fortune in food, Clifford helps his new animal buddies overcome their fears, saves the carnival from going bust, and eventually finds his way back home again to his real family.
Raising Arizona ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
An ex-con and a police officer decide to get married and start a family. To their dismay, they discover that they can neither have nor adopt children. Desperate, they resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of the wealthy Arizona family. However, their attempt at living a normal life is complicated by neurotic co-workers, two fugitives, and a mysterious bounty hunter.
Beyond the sea ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
A look at the life and career of American singer-songwriter Bobby Darin, one of the most popular musicians of the late 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s.
We're back! a dinosaur's story ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
Four huge but huggable dinosaurs visit New York City to make millions of children's dreams come true, and prove that love, friendship and kindness are always stronger than the power of fear.
Barton Fink by Joel Coen ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
A trendy playwright is trying to write a simple movie script, but to his misfortune has a bit of writer's block.
Pixar short films collection. Volume 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
Collection of animated short films from Pixar.
The big Lebowski ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Jeff 'The Dude' Lebowski doesn't want any complications in his life. He can't even be bothered with a job. But, in a case of mistaken identity, a couple of thugs break into his place and steal his rug. Now, The Dude must embark on a quest with his crazy bowling buddies to make things right and get that rug back. Their journey blends unforgettable characters, kidnapping, and White Russians.
The jungle book 2 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 962 libraries worldwide
Mowgli returns to the jungle for some fun with Baloo, and finds that Shere Khan is still on the hunt for him. When Shanti comes looking for him he must try to protect his friend, and decide if he wants to remain in the jungle or return to the village.
The big Lebowski ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 915 libraries worldwide
A man, who comes home one day to find that thugs have broken in and ruined his favorite carpet, vows to get even.
The Flintstones ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Cliff Vandercave & his accomplice plan a robbery but they need a stooge (Fred Flintstone) to take the rap. A sudden promotion (part of their scheme) puts Fred in the executive suite, while Barney's luck takes a turn for the worse. Will success spoil the Flintstones & destroy their friendship with the Rubbles? Will Vandercave have the last laugh?
Kronk's new groove ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 888 libraries worldwide
In this sequel to The Emperor's New Groove, Kronk cooks up a get-rich-quick scheme to impress his Dad, whom he can never please. But when things go wrong, Kronk kicks into comical gear and discovers the true riches in life are his friends.
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Goodman, John Stephen, 1952-
Mundt, Karl 1952-
Pseud. Mundt, Karl 1952-
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