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Guest, Christopher

Works: 162 works in 531 publications in 4 languages and 24,067 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Documentary-style films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Parody films  Western films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Composer, Director, Narrator, Performer, Musician, Author, Scenarist, Costume designer, Arranger, fmd, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Christopher Guest
Most widely held works by Christopher Guest
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

56 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes and silly accents you'd expect
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Museum of Natural History is closed for upgrades and renovations, some of the 'animated' museum pieces are moved to the famous archives at the Smithsonian Institute. Larry Daley gets into the action when Jedediah calls him to say that Dexter stole The Tablet and the evil Pharaoh Kahmunrah is attacking them. Larry sneaks into the Archives and meets Amelia Earhart who is thrilled at the prospect of adventure and helps him out. Later, Larry is rehired at the museum as the night guard, and meets a young woman who looks just like Amelia
This is Spin̈al Tap : a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi by Spinal Tap (Musical group)( Visual )

86 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, Spinal Tap had a big hit song. Now, nearly two decades later, Spinal Tap still clings to some glint of their lost glory as they embark on an accident-plagued tour across America. In Cleveland, the group gets lost underneath the stage. In Washington, they're accidently booked at an Air Force formal dance. And in a Chicago record store, no one shows up to get their autographs
Best in Show( Visual )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic look at dog show participants (and the pooches who love them)
Little shop of horrors by Roger Corman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical, Mushnik's Flower Shop houses an exotic potted plant called Audrey II. People are rushing in to see it but if they knew the truth, they would rush right out
A mighty wind by Christopher Guest( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three fictional folk groups from the 1960s reunite for a memorial concert after the death of their former manager
Mrs. Henderson presents by Stephen Frears( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feisty widow takes over a London theater during World War II, where she begins producing revues featuring live nude girls
Waiting for Guffman by Christopher Guest( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corky St. Clair has created an ambitious musical celebrating his town's 150th anniversary, and dreams of making it big on Broadway
For your consideration( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No-name actors are making a low-budget period drama called "Home for Purim," when an anonymous post on the Internet suggests that one performance is Oscar-worthy. Then, two more cast members get Oscar-related press: buzz in "Variety" and appearances on TV prompt the studio executives to insist on changes in the script in anticipation of a blockbuster. Jump ahead a few months to the days before Oscar nominees are announced: just the possibility of a nomination has changed the actors' lives
The long riders by Bill Bryden( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four theatrical families of the 1980s re-create the saga of the 1860s James Gang: Stacy and James Keach, David, Keith and Robert Carradine, Randy and Dennis Quaid and Christopher and Nicholas Guest
Johnny Appleseed( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Appleseed, the American legend, who traveled the frontier wearing a burlap sack, sporting a pot for a hat, and carrying a pouch full of apple seeds
As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of the Princess Bride by Cary Elwes( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with co-stars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner
Almost heroes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A road comedy about two guys whose mission is to overtake the famed expeditioners Lewis and Clark and be the more fiery trailblazers of the Western North America frontier
Family tree( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the 30-year-old Tom Chadwick, an Englishman who has few roots, little family, and an unsure sense of his purpose in life. Tom inherits a mysterious box of belongings from a great-aunt he never met, triggering a passion to investigate his family lineage. As Tom's interest in genealogy grows, his life evolves in unexpected directions, as he uncovers a world of unusual stories and characters in the U.K. and the U.S., as well as a growing sense of who he is and who his real family is
A mighty wind : the album( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Misery loves comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Kevin Pollak interviews over 60 of the most successful comics working today to learn about the rare personality of a comedian and their motivations to (willingly) get into one of the most deprecating professions
The films of Rob Reiner by Rob Reiner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Rob Reiner talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work
The big picture( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-scenes look at the cost of making it in Hollywood
Nina Conti : her master's voice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one has seen ventriloquism like this before. Internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti, takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and erstwhile lover Ken Campbell on a pilgrimage to 'Venthaven' the resting place for puppets of dead ventriloquists. She gets to know her latex and wooden traveling partners along the way, and with them deconstructs herself and her lost love
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.09 for Night at t ... to 0.68 for Christophe ...)

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Alternative Names
Christopher Guest Amerikaans acteur

Christopher Guest anglo-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Autor, Regisseur, Komponist und Musiker

Christopher Guest attore, regista e musicista statunitense

Christopher Guest British and American screenwriter, comedian, musician, director, and actor

Guest, Christopher Jr

Haden-Guest 1948- Lord

Haden-Guest, Christopher 1948-

Haden-Guest, Christopher, Baron

Haden-Guest Lord

Haden-Guest Lord 1948-

Haden-Guest of Saling#5th Baron#, Christopher 1948-

Lord Haden-Guest

Tufnel, Nigel

Tufnel, Nigel 1948-

Κρίστοφερ Γκεστ

Кристофер Гест

כריסטופר גסט שחקן אמריקאי

کریستوفر گست سیاست‌مدار، کمدین، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی




English (295)

Spanish (10)

French (9)

German (5)

A mighty windFor your considerationThe films of Rob ReinerThe big picture