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Shankman, Adam

Works: 131 works in 462 publications in 10 languages and 22,820 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Coming-of-age films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Musical films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Adam Shankman
A walk to remember by Nicholas Sparks ( Visual )
36 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love brings together what peer pressure and lifestyles seek to keep apart. Jamie is a straight-laced preacher's daughter and Landon is an unmotivated delinquent. When events thrust him into her world, he begins an unexpected journey he'll never forget
Hairspray by John Waters ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,057 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
Bedtime stories ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marty Bronson raises his son and daughter on his own. He has to sell his homey motel to Barry Nottingham who promises to make Marty's son manager. But, Nottingham pulls down the motel and builds a pricey hotel. Now grown up, Marty's son, Skeeter, works as a janitor and general servant. He still dreams of becoming the manager. When Nottingham announces a brand-new hotel, built on an existing school's property, he makes his future son-in-law, Kendall, manager. Skeeter's sister Wendy, has to leave town for a job interview and asks him to alternate looking after her two children Patrick and Bobbi, with Wendy's colleague, Jill. He doesn't get along with either Jill or the children, but his easy-going attitude loosens them all up. He starts telling the children bedtime stories and the children grow fond of him. They make suggestions about how the stories should go. When the stories become true in real life, Skeeter tries to maneuver the stories into a direction which will make his dream come true, too
Bringing down the house by Queen Latifah ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A divorced L.A. lawyer, Peter, thinks he has met the girl of his dreams online, until she shows up at his door and is a sassy, African American ex-con. She moves in and really begins to shake up his boring suburban lifestyle
The pacifier by Thomas Lennon ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lt. Shane Wolfe is a tough-as-nails Navy SEAL who has controlled military operations in every corner of the globe. Now, the ultimate test comes when he's assigned to protect the home front, as in a house loaded with five out-of-control kids. But even when he trades combat gear for diapers and juice boxes, it becomes more than just a babysitting job
The wedding planner ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about love, marriage and other events you just can't plan for. Mary (Jennifer Lopez) is a successful, work obsessed wedding planner in San Francisco who finally finds a man of her own (Matthew McConaughey), or so she thinks. He turns out to be the groom in the biggest wedding of her career. Will she get the job or the guy?
The last song by Julie Anne Robinson ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seventeen, angry, and alienated from her estranged father, Veronica 'Ronnie' Miller's life gets turned inside out when her mother forces her to spend the summer with him in the small Georgia beach town where he lives. Here, Ronnie finds salvation, friendship, second chances, and first love
Rock of ages by Tom Cruise ( Visual )
40 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drew and Sherrie meet in L.A. while pursuing their dream of life in the big city. Will their love survive the challenges the city throws their way? This musical features songs by Journey, Twisted Sister, Starship, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, and many more
17 again by Shi di er si ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man whose life didn't quite turn out how he wanted it to wishes he could go back to high school and change it. He wakes up one day and is seventeen again and gets the chance to rewrite his life
Cheaper by the dozen 2 by Frank B Gilbreth ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The head of the Baker family wants to take his wife and twelve children on one last summer vacation as a family before the children grow up and go their separate ways
Premonition by Sandra Bullock ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A housewife's life is shattered when she finds out that her husband Jim is killed in a gruesome car accident, but when she awakes the next morning, he is still alive and well. As she keeps having dreams about his death, she must decide what to do
Step up by Jon M Chu ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andie is a spunky young women who is from one of Baltimore's grittiest neighborhoods. Her dance ability, which has been forged in fire on the streets, lands her in a prestigious performing arts school. There, she struggles to fit in. Her classmates are in awe of her talent and catches the eye of Chase, a guy from a privileged family. He becomes captivated by Andie's street dance moves and genuine heart
Hairspray by Adam Shankman ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1962 Baltimore, all the kids watch the Corny Collins Show. Every day after school Tracy Turnblad, an overweight teenager with all the right moves, and her best friend Penny run home to watch and drool over teenage heartthrob Link Larkin. When one of the "Council Kids" goes on a leave of absence, Tracy auditions to be the replacement, is sent to detention for skipping school, and thereby meets Seaweed--who shows her how to really shake 'em down. Helped by Seaweed, Link, Penny, Motormouth Maybelle, and her parents, Tracy sets out to integrate the show ... without denting her 'do!
Step up revolution ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations of becoming a professional dancer and soon falls in love with Sean, a young man who leads a dance crew called 'The Mob'. When a wealthy businessman threatens to develop The Mob's historic neighborhood and displace thousands of people, they all work together to turn their performance art into protest art, and risk losing their dreams to fight for a greater cause
Step up ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tyler is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore¹s tracks. The only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending an elite school of dance in Baltimore. The only thing standing in the way of her brilliant future is finding a great dance partner for her senior showcase. When trouble with the law lands Tyler with a community service gig at Maryland School of the Arts, he arrives as an angry outsider, until his skills as a gifted street dancer draw Nora¹s attention. With sparks flying on and off stage, Tyler realizes he has just one performance to prove that he can step up to a life far larger than he ever imagined
A walk to remember Pay it forward ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pay it forward: When a young man starts "paying it forward" for a social studies project, unusual things happen in this bittersweet and uplifting tale
Rock of ages : rock forever ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Multiple languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het plattelandsmeisje Sherrie gaat naar Hollywood om carriè€re te maken en wordt verliefd op de arrogante, excentrieke en woest aantrekkelijke rockzanger Drew
Hairspray by Diana Landau ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Going the distance ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Croatian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Erin (Drew Barrymore) and Garrett (Justin Long) strike sparks for a summer fling in New York City but neither expects it to last once Erin heads home to San Francisco and Garrett remains behind for his Big Apple job. But after six increasingly romantic weeks, neither is sure they want it to end. So despite the opposing coasts, naysaying friends, and family and a few unexpected temptations, the couple just might have found something like love. And helped by a lot of texting, sexting and late-night phone calls. They might actually go the distance."--Container
The wedding planner My best friend's wedding ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The wedding planner, Mary is a successful, work obsessed wedding planner who finally finds a man of her own, or so she thinks. He turns out to be the groom in the biggest wedding of her career. Will she get the job or the guy? in My best friend's wedding, Julianne's best friend tells her that he met a woman and they are getting married in four days. Julianne realizes that she loves him and wants him for herself
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Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.10 for Rock of ag ... to 0.19 for Hairspray ...)
Alternative Names
Shankman, Adam M. 1964-
Shankman, Adam Michael, 1964-
English (268)
Spanish (11)
German (9)
French (4)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Turkish (2)
Russian (1)
Croatian (1)
Polish (1)