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Ackerman, Tom

Overview
Works: 120 works in 366 publications in 4 languages and 16,667 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Haunted house films  Christmas plays  Live-action/animation films 
Roles: Author, Cinematographer , Photographer, Scenarist, Other, Director, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tom Ackerman
Jumanji by Joe Johnston( Visual )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically tranported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting and recently orphaned children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces in this imaginative adventure that combines breathtaking special effects with an enchanting mixture of comedy, magic and thrills.--summary adapted from container
Anchorman : the legend of Ron Burgundy by Adam McKay( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,982 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
Beetle Juice by Tim Burton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour avoir voulu sauver un chien, Adam et Barbara Maitland passent tout de go dans l'autre monde. Peu après, occupants invisibles de leur antique demeure ils la voient envahie par une riche et bruyante famille new-yorkaise. Rien à redire jusqu'au jour où cette honorable famille entreprend de donner un cachet plus urbain à la vieille demeure. Adam et Barbara, scandalisés, décident de déloger les intrus. Mais leurs classiques fantômes et autres sortilèges ne font aucun effet. C'est alors qu'ils font appel à un "bio-exorciste" freelance connu sous le sobriquet de Beetlejuice. (Source : www.allocine.fr ; 2016-01-25)
National Lampoon's Christmas vacation( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 1,568 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
FBI Careers : the ultimate guide to landing a job as one of America's finest by Tom Ackerman( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the definitive guide for acing the FBI's rigorous selection process and landing a job
Alvin and the Chipmunks : chipwrecked by Justin Long( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vacationing Chipmunks and Chipettes are turning a luxury cruise liner into their personal playground, until they become 'chipwrecked' on a remote island. As the 'Munks' and Chipettes try various schemes to find their way home, they accidentally discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems
Are we there yet? by Brian Levant( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,249 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
Snow dogs by Brian Levant( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 1,036 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
Dickie Roberts : former child star by Sam Weisman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 572 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 by David Zucker( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esta vez, la ingenua Cindy intenta hacer carrera en la atención sanitaria a domicilio, y encuentra trabajo con una horripilante anciana que vive en una horripilante casa embrujada por una presencia fantasmal
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
Disney's snow dogs by Gary Paulson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 507 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
Looking for comedy in the Muslim world( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 421 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 354 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 )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Employs a huge ensemble of comedy stalwarts, assembled by an eccentric hotelier to race from Las Vegas to New Mexico for a $2 million jackpot. With a backstage gambling subplot, the movie has almost as many highlights as clunkers, with easy gags and traditional slapstick that will tickle anyone's old-fashioned funny bone
The adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle by John Escott( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Those ruthless spies Boris and Natasha have wrangled their way into the real world, while their fearless leader is plotting to take over America. Only Rocky and Bullwinkle can save us
National Lampoon's Christmas vacation by John Hughes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 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
The battle of Shaker Heights by Kathleen Quinlan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 111 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 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby Bink is out on the town for a day, visiting wondrous places and seeing fantastic sights. The only problem is, he is traveling alone!
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 87 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Anchorman : the legend of Ron Burgundy
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Beetle JuiceNational Lampoon's Christmas vacationAre we there yet?Dickie Roberts : former child starLooking for comedy in the Muslim worldThe adventures of Rocky & BullwinkleNational 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 cineamatagrafadóir Meiriceánach

Thomas E. Ackerman cineasta

Thomas E. Ackerman directeur de la photographie américain

Thomas E. Ackerman direttore della fotografia statunitense

Thomas E. Ackerman direutor de fotografía estauxunidense

Thomas E. Ackerman Kameramann

Τόμας Ε. Άκερμαν

Томас Акерман

Томас Экерман

Թոմաս Աքերման ամերիկացի կինեմատոգրաֆ

תומס אקרמן צלם קולנוע אמריקאי

تامس ئی. آکرمن

توماس اى. اكيرمان

توماس إي. أكيرمان مصور سينمائي أمريكي

トーマス・E・アッカーマン

托马斯·E·艾克曼

Languages
English (154)

Italian (7)

Spanish (4)

Thai (1)