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Goodman, John 1952-

Works: 283 works in 1,504 publications in 7 languages and 81,625 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Caricatures and cartoons  Animated films  Comedy films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Goodman
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen ( Visual )
161 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 6,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Monsters, Inc by Walt Disney Enterprises ( Visual )
78 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lovable Sulley and his wisecracking sidekick Mike Wazowski are the top scare team at Monsters, Inc., the scream-producing factory in Monstropolis. When a little girl named Boo wanders into their world, it's the monsters who are scared silly, and it's up to Sulley and Mike to keep her out of sight and get her back home
Argo by Ben Affleck ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics still felt today. But there's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped. And a midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world
The artist by Michel Hazanavicius ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1927, George Valentin is a silent movie superstar. However, the advent of the talkies will kill his career and he will sink into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller, it seems the sky's the limit as major movie stardom awaits. Though their careers are taking different paths their destinies will become entwined
The princess and the frog by Ron Clements ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New Orleans. Arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana cross paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician. Tiana follows suit when she decides to kiss the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and fulfill their dreams
The jungle book 2 by John Goodman ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mowgli returns to the jungle for some fun with Baloo, and finds that Shere Khan is still on the hunt for him. When Shanti comes looking for him he must try to protect his friend, and decide if he wants to remain in the jungle or return to the village
Flight by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A seasoned airline pilot miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on the plane
Monsters University by Billy Crystal ( Visual )
28 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn't always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn't stand each other. Monsters University unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends
Extremely loud & incredibly close by Sandra Bullock ( Visual )
20 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar is convinced that his father, who died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, has left a message for him hidden in the city. Feeling disconnected from his grieving mother and driven by an active mind that refuses to believe in things that can't be observed, Oskar begins searching New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he found in his father's closet. His journey through the five boroughs takes him beyond his loss to a greater understanding of the world around him
The Emperor's new groove ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 2,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If you like Aladdin, you'll love The Emperor's New Groove, where outrageous comedy rules! Audiences and critics alike raved about this hilarious animated adventure full of action, laughs and great music! Featuring international superstar Sting and the Academy Award nominated song "My Funny Friend and Me", fast-paced humour and a cast of memorable comedic characters - all fully captured in state-of-the-art quality created directly from the digital source that ensures the best possible sound and picture!
The monuments men by George Clooney ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unlikely World War II platoon has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. With the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could they possibly succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time, they would risk their lives to protect mankind's greatest achievements
ParaNorman by Kodi Smit-McPhee ( Visual )
16 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the makers of Coraline comes the story of Norman, a boy who must use his special powers to save his town from a centuries-old curse. In addition to spooky zombies, he'll also have to take on unpredictable ghosts, wily witches, and, worst of all, clueless grown-ups. But this young ghoul whisperer will soon find his paranormal activities pushed to their otherworldly limits
The Borrowers by Peter Hewitt ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The miniature Clock family has lived with the Lenders for years, although the human "beans" don't know it. Little things keep disappearing because the Clocks are borrowing household items for their home within the walls. When evil, scheming lawyer Ocious P. Potter tries to evict the Lenders from their home, the Borrowers use their ingenuity to stop him
Raising Arizona by Joel Coen ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-con and a police officer decide to get married and start a family. To their dismay, they discover that they can neither have nor adopt children. Desperate, they resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of the wealthy Arizona family. However, their attempt at living a normal life is complicated by neurotic co-workers, two fugitives, and a mysterious bounty hunter
Speed Racer by Andy Wachowski ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speed Racer is a natural behind the wheel of his thunderous Mach 5. With the support of Pops and Mom Racer, girlfriend Trixie, younger brother Spritle and the mysterious Racer X, Speed takes on fierce competitors to save his family's business and protect the sport he loves. When Speed steps on the track, it's not just a race
Evan almighty by Steve Carell ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newly elected to Congress, Evan Baxter has left Buffalo, New York in pursuit of a greater calling. But that calling isn't serving in the illustrious ranks of America's politics, but being summoned by the Almighty himself, who has handed Evan the task of building a new ark. With time passing by and his family belittled by Evan's newfound realization, Evan will have to do the work that God has given him in what promises to be an unusual adventure for a man who just wanted to serve his country. But, Evan might actually be serving all of humanity instead
Trouble with the curve ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gus Lobel ... has been a top baseball scout for decades, but age has caught up with him ... Enter Gus's estranged daughter, Mickey ... an ambitious attorney on the partner track who joins him on a scouting trip, jeopardizing her own career to save his"--Container
Clifford's really big movie by Norman Bridwell ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clifford the Big Red Dog is a lovable canine who joins a traveling carnival when he mistakenly believes that he has become a burden to his human family. As he seeks his fortune in food, Clifford helps his new animal buddies overcome their fears, saves the carnival from going bust, and eventually finds his way back home again to his real family
Confessions of a shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebecca Bloomwood is a young woman struggling with her debilitating obsession with shopping and the sudden collapse of her income source. She unintentionally lands a job writing for a Manhattan financial magazine after a drunken letter-mailing mix-up. Ironically, now Rebecca is writing about the very consumer caution of which she herself has not abided. Rebecca's innovative comparisons and unconventional metaphors for economics grants her critical acclaim, public success, and the admiration of her supportive boss Luke. But as she draws closer to her ultimate goal of writing for renowned fashion magazine Alette, she questions her true ambitions and must determine if overcoming her 'shopaholic' condition will bring her real happiness
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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.07 for The prince ... to 0.21 for Raising Ar ...)
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Alternative Names
Goodman, John.
Goodman, John Stephen 1952-
Mundt, Karl 1952-
English (495)
German (32)
Spanish (13)
French (11)
Multiple languages (7)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)