WorldCat Identities

Ackerman, Tom

Works: 86 works in 278 publications in 9 languages and 16,109 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Haunted house films  Musical films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Cinematographer , Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tom Ackerman
Anchorman : the legend of Ron Burgundy by Adam McKay( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 70s 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
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
Snow dogs by Gary Paulsen( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Russian and held by 1,656 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 John Hughes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,559 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
Beetle Juice by Tim Burton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple of likable ghosts contact the afterlife's bio-exorcist to rid their home of a trendy New York family that moves in
Alvin and the chipmunks by Tim Hill( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durante unas vacaciones a bordo de un crucero de lujo, Alvin, Simon, Theodore y las Chipettes transforman el barco en su propio patio de recreos. Pero todo cambia repentinamente cuando naufragan en una isla desierta, y al intentar encontrar la forma de volver a casa descubren que el islote no está tan desierto como ellos esperaban
Are we there yet? by Brian Levant( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,311 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
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 583 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 4( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 490 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 444 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 Pi te li( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 390 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
Rat race by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ekscentryczny milioner, właściciel klubu w Las Vegas proponuje szóstce losowo wybranych osób udział w pewnym wyścigu, ten kto pierwszy dotrze do oddalonej o 500 mil mieściny Silver City i otworzy bagażową skrytkę na miejscowym dworcu kolejowym zostanie właścicielem jej zawartości
The adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle by John Escott( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Those ruthless spies Boris and Natasha have wangled their way into the real world, while Fearless Leader is plotting to take over America. Only Rocky and Bullwinkle can save us
The battle of Shaker Heights( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 134 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 )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby Bink is kidnapped by three men posing as photographers. While his wealthy parents frantically search for him, the three crooks have their hands full keeping up with their infant charge
Island of hope -- island of tears : the story of Ellis Island : the American Immigration experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Island of Hope - Island of Tears is the story of Ellis Island and a tribute to the over 18 million immigrants who journeyed to America in search of freedom and opportunity. These immigrants' stories are told as they bravely faced the unknown, from the time they left their homelands to the moment the doors of Ellis opened, revealing the great promise of America.--Container
Infestation( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 39 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
Journey to America by WGBH Education Foundation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to over 12 million men, women and children who made the torturous journey from the old world to the new between 1890-1920 arriving at Ellis Island, New York
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

This book is a definitive guide to the organization's rigorous selection process reveals what it takes to succeed in landing a job as special agent as well as professional support personnel
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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 Акерман

Томас Экерман

תומס אקרמן צלם קולנוע אמריקאי

تامس ئی. آکرمن



National Lampoon's Christmas vacationBeetle JuiceAre we there yet?Dickie Roberts : former child starLooking for comedy in the Muslim worldThe adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle