WorldCat Identities

August, John

Works: 94 works in 625 publications in 13 languages and 19,806 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Spy films  Vampire films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Scenarist, Librettist, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John August
Charlie's angels by McG( Visual )

59 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 3,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( Visual )

60 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie and five others draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy factory that no outsider has seen in 15 years. Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world
Big fish by Tim Burton( Visual )

80 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth. Still doubting the legends and folklore, William makes a journey to meet a mysterious woman from whom Edward had bought property
Dark shadows by Tim Burton( Visual )

37 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imprisoned vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better and are in need of his protection
Frankenweenie by Tim Burton( Visual )

54 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Victor conducts a science experiment that will bring his dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous consequences
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride by Tim Burton( Visual )

50 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This stop-motion animated feature follows the story of Victor. Having messed up his vows during a wedding rehearsal, Victor is traveling through the woods practicing his vows. He finally gets them right and ceremoniously puts the wedding ring on a finger-shaped stick in the ground and says his wedding vows. The stick turns out to be a rotted finger belonging to a murdered girl who has returned as a zombie and insists that she is now Victor's lawfully wedded wife
Titan A.E. by Don Bluth( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth has been destroyed by an alien race and the surviving humans have fled in the hundreds of ships, and the giant space ship Titan has been hidden from the aliens to give humanity a second chance
Arlo Finch in the valley of fire by John August( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Arlo Finch moves to Pine Mountain, Colorado, he has no idea what's in store for him in this tiny town full of mystery and magic. When he joins the Rangers, Pine Mountain's version of the Boy Scouts, it leads him into adventures he never thought possible. Wilderness and magical powers collide throughout the beautiful, dense forest surrounding his new home, and as Arlo begins to learn the way of the Rangers, he also discovers courage, strength, and a destiny he never knew he possessed
Go by Doug Liman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told from three different views, the story of a group of young Californians who, by becoming involved in drug dealing, embark on a wild, late night ride that won't end until the sun comes up
The nines by John August( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of an actor, a television game show personality, and a videogame designer are intertwined, and the lines between fantasy and reality become blurred. Three linked stories that exist in distinct but overlapping parallel universes, each challenging the other's claim to reality
Frankenweenie by Elizabeth Rudnick( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tegneserie. Drengen Victor mister sin elskede hund, Sparky. Victor forsøger, at genoplive Sparky stykke for stykke. Det videnskabelige forsøg lykkes, og det får uhyggelige konsekvenser for Victors kammerater, lærere og byen de bor i
Big fish : the shooting script by John August( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Edward Bloom (Albert Finney) has always been a teller of tall tales about his magical life as a young man (played Ewan McGregor), when his wanderlust led him from a small town in Alabama to implausible experiences in exotic locales far and wide. Bloom's mythic exploits dart from the delightful to the delirious as he weaves epic tales about giants, blizzards, a witch, and conjoined-twin lounge singers." "Bloom charms everyone he encounters except for his estranged son Will (Billy Crudup). When his mother Sandra (Jessica Lange) tries to reunite them, Will must learn how to separate fact from fiction as he comes to terms with his father's great feats and great failings." "In addition to the complete screenplay, this Newmarket Shooting Script book includes a foreword by Daniel Wallace, an introduction by John August, a special color photo insert capturing the film's vivid visuals, production notes, and complete cast and crew credits."--BOOK JACKET
Big fish : original Broadway cast recording by Andrew Lippa( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Daniel Wallace's acclaimed book, a magical world filled with epic stories comes alive in this Broadway musical. Included in the cast are Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz and Tony nominees Kate Baldwin and Bobby Steggert
Big fish by Andrew Lippa( )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My date with Drew by Brian Herzlinger( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and French and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian Herzlinger, a broke 27-year-old aspiring filmmaker from New Jersey has had a crush on Drew Barrymore since he was in the second grade. He wants to fulfill his lifelong dream by asking her for a date. Brian and his film school pals do everything they can think of to convince Barrymore to go out with him - documenting their quest along the way
Frankenweenie : a cinematic storybook by Thomas Macri( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Victor, a kid who loves science and experimenting, loses his dog Sparky in a terrible accident he tries to find a way to bring his pet bad
Arlo Finch in the valley of fire by John August( Recording )

10 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arlo Finch is new to Pine Mountain, Colorado, but he has already attracted attention from dark forces. At first he thinks these frightening occurrences are part of being in Rangers. But soon Arlo finds himself facing obstacles that test the foundations of the Ranger's Vow: Loyalty, Bravery, Kindness, and Truth
Charlie et la chocolaterie Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heureux lauréat d'un concours, l'adorable gamin d'une famille démunie est convié avec quatre autres enfants à visiter la chocolaterie paradisiaque de l'excentrique Willy Wonka. Tim Burton conforme ici avec réussite le récit de Roald Dahl à son univers visuel délirant aux multiples clins d'œil cinéphiliques, que le personnage de Willy Wonka, aux allures parfois inquiétantes, teinte d'une secrète gravité propre aux vrais-faux contes pour enfants
Big fish (2003) : shooting script by Daniel Wallace( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural born killers : a novel by John August( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirischer Kriminalfilm über ein kriminelles Paar, das auf der Flucht durch die USA in drei Wochen 52 Menschen ermordet
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Alternative Names
John August

John August Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

John August cinéaste américain

John August director de cine estadounidense

John August sceneggiatore, regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

John August US-amerikanischer Journalist und Drehbuchautor

Meise, John

Meise, John 1970-

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Огаст, Джон

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جان آوگوست فیلمنامه‌نویس، ژورنالیست، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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