WorldCat Identities

Ackerman, Tom

Works: 70 works in 259 publications in 6 languages and 14,341 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Haunted house films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Horror films  Parody films  Juvenile works  Road films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Cinematographer , Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tom Ackerman
Anchorman 2 the legend continues by Adam McKay( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 70's and Ron Burgundy is the king of San Diego. He's the most popular news anchor in town. He and his all male news team rule the city with their sauve looks, minimal IQ's and unbelievably bad hair. In Ron's world, women don't belong in the newsroom. So when rising star reporter Veronica Corningstone fills in for Ron one night and the ratings soar, it becomes more than a battle ... it becomes war
Snow dogs by Brian Levant( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man
National Lampoon's Christmas vacation by Harold Ramis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas is the perfect season for Clark Griswold and his family. Clark's a disaster waiting to happen. You have to see it to believe it. There are 25,000 lights on the Griswold rooftop. An exploding turkey. And a house full of relatives
Are we there yet? by Brian Levant( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick offers to take Suzanne's kids cross-country in an effort to win her heart. He must survive 24 hours with two kids bent on destroying him. Through all the road-blocks, he impresses not only Suzanne, but himself also
Beetle Juice by Tim Burton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Barbara and Adam Maitland are killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse. Their peaceful 'existence' is disrupted when a yuppie family, the Deetz's, buy their house. The Maitlands are too nice and harmless as ghosts and all their efforts to scare the Deetz's away are unsuccessful. They decide to call to Beetlejuice, a people-exorcizing ghost, for help
George of the jungle by Walt Disney( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
Dickie Roberts former child star by Fred Wolf( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickie Roberts is a former child actor who appeared on a hit television show. Now in his thirties, he can only find work as a parking valet and spends his free time with other formal child stars. Wanting to make a comeback, he manages to get an audition with director Rob Reiner. When the role requires him to be normal, he decides to hire a normal family for $20,000 in order to "research" the childhood he missed out on
Scary movie 2 by Shawn Wayans( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy Campbell and her self-serving, sex-crazed pal Brenda are joined by Tom Ryan, a cute, but utterly clueless guy. Together, they battle to save the world from a ruthless alien invasion. Cindy moves in next to Tom because she's taking care of an elderly lady. She finds out the house is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest in the village to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and Cindy has to uncover the secret in order to stop them
Looking for comedy in the Muslim world( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mockumentary film in which actor Albert Brooks (playing himself) travels to India & Pakistan on behalf of the United States government, in hopes of discovering what "makes Muslims laugh."
My favorite Martian by Donald Petrie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this movie based on the 60's television series of the same name, TV reporter, Tim O'Hara stumbles upon a Martian who has just crashed on Earth. Tim schemes to expose the Martian who has taken human form as "Uncle Martin." When Tim's efforts are foiled by Uncle Martin's antics, he decides to help the alien return home
The battle of Shaker Heights( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kelly is a very smart, but socially inept 17-year-old high school student. He is an expert in the art of war and becomes the target of a school bully, so Kelly wages a grand-scale counterattack. He meets Bart at a local battlefield reinactment and they become friends. Kelly develops a king-size crush on Tabby, Bart's beautiful older sister. Tabby loves having the adoring Kelly around, but it's Sarah, his co-worker at a local grocery store, who really carries the torch for him. Like most teenage boys, Kelly prefers the seemingly unattainable to the eminently winnable female
Baby's day out( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En una bonita mañana de verano, en un privilegiado suburbio de una gran ciudad, Baby Bink se dispone a comenzar su mañana como siempre suele hacer: su desayuno, un relajado baño y su libro de cuentos favoritos: "El peque se va de marcha". Pero la tranquila vida de Baby Bink se ve amenazada cuando es secuestrado por una banda de inteligentes ladrones que se hacen pasar por fotógrafos de niños. Los secuestradores pronto se darán cuenta de lo difícil que resulta cuidar de un bebé y, aunque no intencionadamente, Baby Bink se dispone a explorar la ciudad y esos sitios que tan bien conoce de su libro de cuentos. Los secuestradores pasarán por toda clase de aventuras y situaciones límites tratando de localizar al bebé que, inteligentemente, ha tomado un día libre
Journey to America by WGBH Education Foundation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival film and photographs along with letters, diaries and oral interviews, this documentary recaptures the journey of the twelve million people who emigrated to the U.S. from Europe between 1890 and 1920. The film follows immigrants from the villages and towns of Europe to the seaport towns of Hamburg and Bremen where they boarded steamer ships bound for U.S. ports of entry. It then follows them to Ellis Island and into the urban ghettos, prairie farms, coal mines and stockyards of America
Infestation( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fear takes over a mundane workday when slacker office drone Cooper wakes up in a massive cocoon spun by mutant, flesh-eating insects. One by one, Cooper unwraps those around him, forming a team of strangers to fight off the infestation. The team and other survivors must battle to stay alive and take back the Earth by fighting off gigantic flying bugs and human hybrid mutants"--Container
Los Zafiros music from the edge of time( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playing a mix of American inspired doo wop and traditional Latin forms, Los Zafiros, often referred to as "The Beatles of 1960s Cuba," became a sensation in their native land and beyond before dissolving in the mid 1970s. Thirty years after their breakup, the two surviving band members, Manuel Galbán and the group's co-founder, Miguel Cancio, reunite in the streets of present-day Havana, a place full of unforgettable songs and memories for them and for their still-loyal fans. Archival films and recordings of the group are interwoven with newsreel footage that parallels the Los Zafiros story with life in Cuba at the height of the Cold War. Includes interviews with family members, fellow artists, and friends
FBI careers : the ultimate guide to landing a job as one of America's finest by Thomas H Ackerman( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details on positions as special agents, computer specialists, police officers, scientists, intelligence specialists, financial analysts, electronics technicians, language specialists, office and support positions
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National Lampoon's Christmas vacation
Alternative Names
Acherman, Thomas

Ackerman Thomas

Ackerman, Thomas E.

Ackerman, Tom.

Thomas E. Ackerman Amerikaans director of photography

Thomas E. Ackerman cineasta

Thomas E. Ackerman directeur de la photographie américain

Thomas E. Ackerman direttore della fotografia statunitense

Thomas E. Ackerman Kameramann

Τόμας Ε. Άκερμαν

Томас Экерман

تامس ئی. آکرمن



National Lampoon's Christmas vacationAre we there yet?Beetle JuiceDickie Roberts former child starLooking for comedy in the Muslim world