WorldCat Identities

Ackerman, Tom

Works: 108 works in 235 publications in 3 languages and 14,014 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Spy films  Fiction  History 
Roles: Cinematographer , Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tom Ackerman
Anchorman the legend of Ron Burgundy by Will Ferrell( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 70's and Ron Burgundy is the king of San Diego. He's the most popular news anchor in town. In Ron's world, women don't belong in the newsroom. So when rising star reporter Veronica Corningstone fills in for Ron one night and the ratings soar, it becomes more than a battle ... it becomes war
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically tranported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting and recently orphaned children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces in this imaginative adventure that combines breathtaking special effects with an enchanting mixture of comedy, magic and thrills.--summary adapted from container
Snow dogs by Buena Vista( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Komedia o wziętym dentyście z Miami, który nieoczekiwanie dziedziczy zaprzęg psów na Alasce
National Lampoon's Christmas vacation( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas is the perfect season for Clark Griswold and his family. Clark's a disaster waiting to happen. You have to see it to believe it. There are 25,000 lights on the Griswold rooftop. An exploding turkey. And a house full of relatives
Are we there yet? by Brian Levant( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick offers to take Suzanne's kids cross-country in an effort to win her heart. He must survive 24 hours with two kids bent on destroying him. Through all the road-blocks, he impresses not only Suzanne, but himself also
Beetle Juice by Tim Burton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Barbara and Adam Maitland are killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse. Their peaceful 'existence' is disrupted when a yuppie family, the Deetz's, buy their house. The Maitlands are too nice and harmless as ghosts and all their efforts to scare the Deetz's away are unsuccessful. They decide to call to Beetlejuice, a people-exorcizing ghost, for help
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
Dickie Roberts former child star( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickie Roberts is a former child actor who appeared on a hit television show. Now in his thirties, he can only find work as a parking valet and spends his free time with other formal child stars. Wanting to make a comeback, he manages to get an audition with director Rob Reiner. When the role requires him to be normal, he decides to hire a normal family for $20,000 in order to "research" the childhood he missed out on
My favorite Martian( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this movie based on the 60's television series of the same name, TV reporter, Tim O'Hara stumbles upon a Martian who has just crashed on Earth. Tim schemes to expose the Martian who has taken human form as "Uncle Martin." When Tim's efforts are foiled by Uncle Martin's antics, he decides to help the alien return home
Looking for comedy in the Muslim world( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mockumentary film in which actor Albert Brooks (playing himself) travels to India & Pakistan on behalf of the United States government, in hopes of discovering what "makes Muslims laugh."
Scary movie 4 by David Zucker( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esta vez, la ingenua Cindy intenta hacer carrera en la atención sanitaria a domicilio, y encuentra trabajo con una horripilante anciana que vive en una horripilante casa embrujada por una presencia fantasmal
Rat race by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Employs a huge ensemble of comedy stalwarts, assembled by an eccentric hotelier to race from Las Vegas to New Mexico for a $2 million jackpot. With a backstage gambling subplot, the movie has almost as many highlights as clunkers, with easy gags and traditional slapstick that will tickle anyone's old-fashioned funny bone
The adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle by Jay Ward( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Those ruthless spies Boris and Natasha have wrangled their way into the real world, while their fearless leader is plotting to take over America. Only Rocky and Bullwinkle can save us
The battle of Shaker Heights( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kelly is a very smart, but socially inept 17-year-old high school student. He is an expert in the art of war and becomes the target of a school bully, so Kelly wages a grand-scale counterattack. He meets Bart at a local battlefield reinactment and they become friends. Kelly develops a king-size crush on Tabby, Bart's beautiful older sister. Tabby loves having the adoring Kelly around, but it's Sarah, his co-worker at a local grocery store, who really carries the torch for him. Like most teenage boys, Kelly prefers the seemingly unattainable to the eminently winnable female
Baby's day out( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby Bink is kidnapped by three men posing as photographers. While his wealthy parents frantically search for him, the three crooks have their hands full keeping up with their infant charge
Journey to America( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival film and photographs along with letters, diaries and oral interviews, this documentary recaptures the journey of the twelve million people who emigrated to the U.S. from Europe between 1890 and 1920. The film follows immigrants from the villages and towns of Europe to the seaport towns of Hamburg and Bremen where they boarded steamer ships bound for U.S. ports of entry. It then follows them to Ellis Island and into the urban ghettos, prairie farms, coal mines and stockyards of America
Infestation( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fear takes over a mundane workday when slacker office drone Cooper wakes up in a massive cocoon spun by mutant, flesh-eating insects. One by one, Cooper unwraps those around him, forming a team of strangers to fight off the infestation. The team and other survivors must battle to stay alive and take back the Earth by fighting off gigantic flying bugs and human hybrid mutants"--Container
Anchorman wake-up Ron Burgundy, the adventure continues ...( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 70's and Ron Burgundy is the king of San Diego. He's the most popular news anchor in town. He and his all male news team rule the city with their save looks, minimal IQ's and unbelievably bad hair. The saga continues with footage not shown in theaters
Los Zafiros music from the edge of time( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years after their breakup, the two surviving band member Manuel Galban, and the group's co-founder, Miguel Cancio, reunite in the streets of present-day Havana, a place full of unforgettable songs and memories for them and for their fans
FBI careers : the ultimate guide to landing a job as one of America's finest by Thomas H Ackerman( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details on positions as special agents, computer specialists, police officers, scientists, intelligence specialists, financial analysts, electronics technicians, language specialists, office and support positions
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National Lampoon's Christmas vacation
Alternative Names
Acherman, Thomas

Ackerman Thomas

Ackerman, Thomas E.

Ackerman, Tom.

Thomas E. Ackerman cineasta

Thomas E. Ackerman directeur de la photographie amricain

Thomas E. Ackerman direttore della fotografia statunitense

Thomas E. Ackerman Kameramann

Τόμας Ε. Άκερμαν

Томас Экерман

تامس ئی. آکرمن


National Lampoon's Christmas vacationAre we there yet?Beetle JuiceDickie Roberts former child starLooking for comedy in the Muslim worldThe adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle