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August, John

Overview
Works: 143 works in 806 publications in 14 languages and 23,898 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Children's films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Musical films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Scenarist, Librettist, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Conceptor, Editor, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John August
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( Visual )

57 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 3,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quirky situations, action and mild language
Big fish by Tim Burton( Visual )

70 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,707 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 )

42 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,074 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
Charlie's angels by McG( Visual )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride by Tim Burton( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prod.: Warner Bros./Tim Burton Animation/Laika Entertainment, us. Regi: Tim Burton.Handlingen foregår i en europeisk landsby på 1800-tallet og følger Victor, en ung mann som forsvinner ned i dødsriket og gifter seg med en mystisk kvinne, mens hans egentlige brud, Victoria venter forsmådd i de levendes verden. Selv om Dødens rike viser seg å være mer fargerik enn vår verden, finner Victor ut at ingenting i verken dødens eller denne verden kan holde ham borte fra hans store kjærlighet. Dette er en fortelling om optimisme og romantikk. Filmen fikk terningkast 5-6. Stemmer: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson og Tracey Ullman
Charlie's angels, full throttle( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summoned by their boss, the angels are given their latest assignment. A pair of rings have been stolen and need to be recovered. The rings have been coded with special information that can be used to access a list of every person in the FBI's Witness Protection Program. While searching for the culprits, they encounter Madison Lee, one of Charlie's former agents who decided that the wrong side of the law pays better, and Seamus, who once dated Dylan and wants revenge for her decision to turn him over to the police
Aladdin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes fixated on securing the lamp for his own sinister purposes
Frankenweenie by Tim Burton( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après la mort soudaine de Sparky, son chien adoré, le jeune Victor fait appel au pouvoir de la science afin de ramener à la vie celui qui était aussi son meilleur ami. Il lui apporte au passage quelques modifications de son cru. Victor va tenter de cacher la créature qu'il a fabriquée mais lorsque Sparky s'échappe, ses copains de classe, ses professeurs et la ville tout entière vont apprendre que vouloir mettre la vie en laisse peut avoir quelques monstrueuses conséquences. (www.filmages.ch)
Arlo Finch in the valley of fire by John August( Book )

20 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,043 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
Frankenweenie( Visual )

51 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 742 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
Arlo Finch in the lake of the moon by John August( Book )

12 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Arlo Finch and the Rangers of Pine Mountain Company, summer camp is more than canoeing and hiking. It's also a chance to search for ancient forest spirits and discover mysterious messages encoded in tree bark. But when Arlo and his best friends Indra and Wu stumble upon clues about the long-lost Yellow Patrol, Arlo uncovers a stunning history that leads right back to his very own family
Titan A.E. by Don Bluth( Visual )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years after an alien race destroyed Earth, Cale searches for the spaceship Titan, which holds the secret to the salvation of the human race, before the Drej can destroy it
Aladdin by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

25 editions published in 2019 in 4 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent on securing the lamp for his own sinister purposes
Go by Doug Liman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ronna needs to make some extra cash. Simon wants to escape to Vegas for the weekend. Adam and Zack want to stay out of trouble. But it's not just another night in the lives of these unusual characters. They're about to embark on a wild ride that won't end until the sun comes up
The nines by John August( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 392 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 )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 270 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
Aladdin by Elizabeth Rudnick( Book )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A beloved classic comes to life for a new generation in the upcoming Walt Disney Studios live action film, Aladdin, and this thrilling novelization invites fans to revisit Aladdin's tale in the pages over and over again."--
Corpse bride by Tim Burton( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 253 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
Arlo Finch in the kingdom of shadows by John August( Book )

6 editions published between 2020 and 2021 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a harrowing summer camp, Arlo Finch is back in Pine Mountain, Colorado, preparing to face a new school, new threats, and two new Rangers in Blue Patrol. Arlo is about to undertake his most dangerous journey yet: all the way to China to try to bring his father home. But when the mysterious Eldritch reveal their true agenda, Arlo must make an impossible choice: save his friends and family, or save the Long Woods. Both worlds will never be the same."--Jacket flap
Big fish : the shooting script by John August( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 203 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
 
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John August

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John August cinéaste américain

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John August sceneggiatore, regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

John August stiúrthóir scannán agus scríbhneoir scripte Meiriceánach

John August US-amerikanischer Journalist und Drehbuchautor

Meise, John

Meise, John 1970-

Джон Огъст

Огаст, Джон

Җон Огаст

Ҷон Овгуст

Ջոն Օգասթ

ג'ון אוגוסט

جان آوگوست فیلمنامه‌نویس، ژورنالیست، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جون أوجوست

어거스트, 존 1970-

오거스트, 존 1970-

존 오거스트 미국의 영화 각본가

オーガスト, ジョン

ジョン・オーガスト

約翰·奥古斯特

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