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Shadyac, Tom

Overview
Works: 183 works in 678 publications in 7 languages and 17,202 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  College life films  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Film editor, Producer, Conductor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tom Shadyac
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

86 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like other doctors. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh--even if it means risking his own career
Bruce Almighty by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

54 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Nolan is a discontented TV reporter who believes the entire universe is stacked against him. After a bad day, Bruce flies into a rage and blames God for making his life so miserable. God responds by endowing Bruce with all of His divine powers and challenges him to take on "The Big Job" to see if he can do it any better
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

46 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday cake, he has just one wish: that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When his son's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset, his mouth, has become his biggest liability. Contains extended outtake footage
Evan almighty by Universal Pictures ; Spyglass Entertainment( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God asks Junior Congressman Evan Baxter to build an ark, and soon his life changes from overnight success to downright mess when animals begin showing up on his doorstep!
Ace Ventura, pet detective by James G Robinson( Visual )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ace Ventura, pet detective is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino, and whether he's undercover, under fire or underwater, he always gets his man ... or beast!
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

10 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
The nutty professor by Jerry Lewis( Visual )

38 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy stars as a shy, kind, brilliant "calorically challenged" genetics professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, the professor grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and win her heart
Dragonfly( Visual )

40 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, is a physician mourning the death of his wife Emily who died in South America, where she was providing medical outreach. Wracked by grief, Joe feels obligated to check in on his wife's pediatric patients, fulfilling a promise he made before she left. Visiting the ward, Joe starts to believe that Emily is using the near-death experiences of her terminal patients to communicate with him, through images the children report seeing in their dreams, and the symbols they are compelled to draw
Accepted by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bartleby Gaines is a fast-talking slacker who gets rejected by every college he applies to. He decides to invent a phony college to get his parents off his back. Unfortunately (or not), the website his best friend creates is too effective and hundreds of other rejects apply and are accepted. Instead of revealing the hoax, Gaines decides to forge ahead and let the students create their own curriculum, little suspecting that their school is obstructing the expansion plans of the nearby snobbish college
Life's operating manual : with the fear and truth dialogues by Tom Shadyac( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just about everything today comes with an operating manual - from your computer to your car, from your cell phone to your iPad. Is it possible that Life comes with an operating manual as well? That's the simple but powerful premise of Tom Shadyac's inspiring and provocative first book. Written as a series of essays and dialogues, we are invited into a conversation that is both challenging and empowering. The question now is, can we discern what is written inside this operating manual and garner the courage to live in accordance with its precepts?
The nutty professor I & II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genetics professor Sherman Klump weighs in at 400 pounds and needs the help of his large, eccentric family to fight off his slimmed-down alter ego, "Buddy Love."
Patch Adams What dreams may come( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What dreams may come: Chris Nielsen dies and is united with his children, who died before him, in a beautiful afterlife, but must risk his own future to rescue his wife from her fate
Ace Ventura, pet detective : Ace Ventura, when nature calls, and Ace Ventura, the animated series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When nature calls (1996, 94 min.) : Africa's the place where Ace is on the case, setting out to rescue an animal he loathes, a bat! Pet detective Ace Ventura attempts to reconcile two warring tribes as he searches the wilds of Africa for a sacred white bat
Animal friends : 8 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 8 movies featuring animals
Ace Ventura : when nature calls by Marc Cerasini( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pet detective Ace Ventura is hired to locate the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and their quarterback
Ace Ventura 3-film collection : Ace Bentura, pet detective ; Ace Ventura, when nature calls ; Ace Ventura, pet detective Jr.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ace Ventura, when nature calls: Ace Ventura sets out on a mission to locate a sacred animal god for a primitive African tribe
Nutty professor( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherman Klump is a shy and excessively overweight scientist, but when he drinks a special formula, he transforms into egotistical and fast-talking Buddy Love. Academy Award Winner for Best Make-up
Ace Ventura collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ace Ventura when nature calls: Ace Ventura sets out on a mission to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the symbol of an African tribe
Happy by Roko Belic( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le film nous emmène sur un parcours depuis les marécages de la Louisiane jusqu'aux bidonvilles de Calcutta à la recherche de ce qui rend vraiment les gens heureux. Combinant les histoires de la vie réelle des gens de partout dans le monde et de puissant entretiens avec les plus grands scientifiques dans la recherche du bonheur, le film explore les secrets de notre émotion la plus appréciée
 
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Bruce Almighty
Alternative Names
Shadyac, Thomas

Shadyac, Thomas 1960-

Shadyac, Thomas Peter 1958-

Shadyak, Tom 1958-

Tom Shadyac Amerikaans filmregisseur

Tom Shadyac cinéaste américain

Tom Shadyac regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Tom Shadyac US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Filmproduzent und Autor

Том Шадиак

Шедьяк, Том

טום שאדיק

שדיאק, טום 1958-

تام شادیاک فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

새디악, 톰 1960

섀디악, 톰 1960-

세디악, 톰 1960-

셰디엑, 톰 1960-

トム・シャドヤック

湯姆·薛狄艾克

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