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Aykroyd, Dan

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Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )

69 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1948, Miss Daisy Werthan, an elderly, cranky ex-school teacher from Atlanta, crashes her new Packard through a retaining wall into her neighbor's yard. Her concerned son Boolie reasons she no longer is able to drive herself, and over her strenuous objections hires the gentle, tactful, and wily black widower Hoke Colburn to be her chauffeur. As a Jew, Miss Daisy is also the victim of prejudice, and she gradually overcomes her subconscious bigotry to see Hoke as a true friend. Beginning in frostiness, their slow changing relationship mirrors the changing racial climate in the south through the burgeoning of civil rights movement
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

98 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ghosts go on a rampage, only three men can save the world. It's ghostbusters, a maniacal band of parapsychologists specializing in psychic phenomena. Fired from university research jobs, Drs. Venkman (Murray), Stanz (Aykroyd) and Spengler (Ramis) set up shop as "Ghostbusters," ridding Manhattan of bizarre apparitions. But even the spirit exterminators are severely tested when beautiful Dana Barrett (Sigourney Weaver) and her nerdy neighbor (Rick Moranis) become possessed by demons living in the building
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

28 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Jake Blues is release from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
50 first dates by Jack Giarraputo( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Roth lives an enviable life in a Hawaiian paradise, spending every night with a different beautiful tourist in search of an island fling. It's a great life, no strings attached ... until he meets Lucy. He and Lucy hit it off right from the start, but the next day she acts like she doesn't know him. Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss, so every night all memory of her day is erased. But a man in love will go to great lengths to win the girl of his dreams. In an effort to help her remember him, he makes a video tape for her to watch every morning
Christmas with the Kranks by Joe Roth( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When their only daughter Blair leaves the family nest, Luther and Nora Krank decide to book an island cruise to beat the yuletide blues and just skip the holidays. But their decision to boycott tradition has the whole neighborhood in an uproar. When Blair calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit with her new fiancé, the Kranks have just twelve hours to perform a miracle and pull themselves and their neighbors together to throw the best celebration ever!" -- Back of container
Trading places by John Landis( Visual )

46 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rich Duke Brothers wager on whether a born loser like Billy Ray Valentine, a hustler from the ghetto, can become as successful as Winthorpe, a wealthy investment executive, if put in the proper environment--and would a prig like Winthorpe turn to a life of crime if he were to lose it all
Yogi Bear by Eric Brevig( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everyone's favorite pic-a-nic basket-stealing bear brings his meal-mooching ways to movies in this live-action/CG-animated adventure ... Jellystone has been losing business, so conniving Mayor Brown has decided to shut it down and sell the land. Faced with the loss of his home, Yogi must prove he really is 'smarter than the average bear' as he and Boo Boo join forces with Ranger Smith to find a way to save the park from closing forever"--Container
Ghostbusters II by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

59 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctors Venkman, Stantz and Spengler regroup to nuke the spooks in this high-spirited comedy. Sidelined after their spectacular save of New York CIty five years ago, the heroes of the hereafter once again answer the call when an underground river of ghoulish goo threatens to rot the Big Apple to the core
Tammy by Melissa McCarthy( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tammy is having a bad day. She's totaled her car, gotten fired from her job at a burger joint, and finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It's time to take her boom box and book it. The bad news is she's broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma, Pearl, is her only option-with a car, cash, and an itch to see Niagara Falls. Not exactly the escape Tammy had in mind. But on the road, with grandma riding shot gun, it may be just what Tammy needs
Sneakers = Les escrocs by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

36 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
The campaign by Will Ferrell( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When long-term congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) commits a major public gaffe before an upcoming election, a pair of ultra-wealthy CEOs plot to put up a rival candidate and gain influence over their North Carolina district. Their man: nav̐e Marty Huggins (Zach Galifianakis), director of the local Tourism Center. At first, Marty appears to be the unlikeliest possible choice but, with the help of his new benefactors' support, a cutthroat campaign manager and his family's political connections, he soon becomes a contender who gives the charismatic Cam plenty to worry about. As Election Day closes in, the two are locked in a dead heat, with insults quickly escalating to injury until all they care about is burying each other, in this mud-slinging, back-stabbing, home-wrecking comedy
Get On Up by Tate Taylor( Visual )

31 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

70 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms
Antz by Eric Darnell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is no picnic for Z, a small worker ant with some very big ideas. When Z falls for the beautiful Princess Bala, his odds of winning her over are one in a billion
The house of mirth by Terence Davies( Visual )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story takes place at the opening of a new century, one that held forth all kinds of promises, especially for women. In this post-Victorian Fifth Avenue milieu, Lily Bart, an unmarried woman of 29 with dwindling prospects, needs a husband badly. She lives beyond her means, relying on the grudging charity of her elderly aunt. She is the kind of girl who would make an admirable decoration on some fine gentleman's arm, but there is a liveliness--a knowingness--in her eyes that alarms potential suitors. Lily is unsuccessful in her search for a haven, because she values her emotional and financial independence. To her eternal sorrow, it is other women, the doyennes of high society, who obliquely, ruthlessly, keep that independence forever out of poor Lily's reach
My girl by Howard Zieff( Visual )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A precocious 11-year-old tomboy obsessed with death shares a poignant summer with her widowed father, the sexy and kind cosmetician he hires, and most importantly with the boy-next-door who idolizes her
Behind the Candelabra by Michael Douglas( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama recreates the glittering private world of Liberace, the flamboyant, phenomenally successful entertainer whose extravagant costumes, trademark candelabra, and elaborate stage shows made him the most bankable entertainer of his time
The great outdoors( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
Grosse Pointe blank by George Armitage( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassin attends his 10-year high school class reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, where he reconnects with his ex-girlfriend. However, his arch rival also shows up, aiming to blow the competition away
 
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Driving Miss Daisy
Alternative Names
Ackroyd, Dan.

Aykroyd, Daniel Edward.

Aykroyd, Daniel Edward 1952-

Blues, Elwood.

Blues Elwood 1952-...

Dan Aykroyd acteur canadien

Dan Aykroyd actor estadounidense

Dan Aykroyd Amerikaans acteur

Dan Aykroyd amerikansk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Dan Aykroyd amerikansk manusförfattare och skådespelare

Dan Aykroyd amerikansk manusforfatter og skuespiller

Dan Aykroyd amerikansk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller

Dan Aykroyd amerykański aktor pochodzenia kanadyjskiego

Dan Aykroyd ator canadense

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Dan Aykroyd kanadischer Filmschauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Sänger

Daniel Aykroyd

Joliet Jake Blues 1952-

Νταν Ακρόιντ Καναδός ηθοποιός

Дан Акройд

Ден Акројд

Ден Екройд

Дэн Эйкройд

Դեն Էյկրոյդ

דן אקרויד

دان أيكرويد

دن آیکروید بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

แดน แอครอยด์

댄 애크로이드

ダン・エイクロイド

丹·艾克洛德

丹·艾克罗伊德

丹·艾克萊

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GhostbustersThe Blues Brothers50 first datesGhostbusters IISneakers = Les escrocsAntzThe house of mirthMy girlGrosse Pointe blank