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Wayans, Damon

Overview
Works: 138 works in 290 publications in 5 languages and 9,880 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Humor  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Composer, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Damon Wayans
Marmaduke ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this fun family comedy, the 'Duke' is livin' large in Orange County, California. But fitting in with his new four-legged friends isn't always easy for a super-sized teenage dog
Bamboozled by Spike Lee ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a searing parody of American television, it takes a humorous look at how race, ratings and the pursuit of power lead to a network executive's stunning rise and tragic downfall
Red hats : a novel by Damon Wayans ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novel about how a bitter and lonely woman rediscovers her ability to give and receive love
The last boy scout by Bruce Willis ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"They walk the walk. They talk the talk. They play the game--a bone-crushing, bullets-flying game of life and death set against the world of pro football. When you throw the bomb in this game, it's for keeps."
Major Payne ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When peace breaks out in America, killing machine Major Benson Winifred Payne, United States Marine Corps Special Forces, is given his marching orders--to the unemployment line. Unable to cope with civilian life, Payne is thrust back into the military regimen as commander of the Madison Academy Junior ROTC
Dance flick ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sweet, innocent Megan's ballet dreams are shattered when she is forced to attend an inner-city high school where she meets Thomas, a young hip-hop dancer from the wrong side of the tracks. With a new crew of friends, this suburban girl with no street 'cred,' has to step up her game and achieve her dreams in the mother of all dance-offs
Look who's talking too ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the sequel to Look Who's Talking, little Mikey and his friend Eddie face a series of hilarious dilemmas, including a baby sister and family squabbles
Bulletproof ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once inseparable pals, Archie Moses and Rock Keats find themselves on opposite sides of the law, each feeling betrayed by the other. In fact, the only person who hates them more than they hate each other is ruthless drug kingpin Frank Colton, who wants to put them both six feet under!
Bootleg by Damon Wayans ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nothing is too outrageous for Damon Wayans. Whether he's talking about family, celebrities, racism, relationships, politics, or sex, Damon takes no prisoners. And in Bootleg, he brings it all on, uncut and uncensored:</ Marriage...</ What are the scariest words known to man' "Till death do us part." Why not until my car breaks down' Or until I run out of money'</ I hate marriage counselors. This is the biggest scam in the world. Someone figured out a way that women can do the things they love best at the same time: talk and spend money.</ Thoughts on celebrities, like Oprah, Mike Tyson, Dr. Kevorkian, Gary Coleman, and...</ There's something worse than having HIV, ask 0.J.Imagine being alienated from the world, totally alone with no one wanting to have anything to do with you. I'll take the Ebola virus over what he got.</ When I found out that Steven Spielberg has two black kids, I was amazed. Where did he get these kids from' Were they props left over from The Color Purple'</ "The Dozens, a Favorite Childhood Game...</ "Damon, your mother is so fat she has to take her pants off just to get into her pockets."</ "Yeah, well, your mother's so poor she can't even pay attention."</ "Oh, yeah, well your sister is so ugly, they have to tie a pork chop around her neck so that the dog will play with her."</ "Yeah, well, your mother is so black every time she goes to night school the teachers mark her absent."</ Living in LA...</ I'm afraid of earthquakes, especially because I have kids to think about. I remember once after a big earthquake I was standing outside my house, butt-naked, thinking, "Man, I hope them kids make it out here. And I hope they're smart enough to wake up their mama, cause this place is shaking."</ Black Leaders...</ I must have been asleep the day they elected Al Sharpton as the black representative. He is the only leader in history to show up to a rally wearing a tight red velour sweat suit with a roller in the front of his hair.</ Filled with laughs, craziness, and lots of truth, Bootleg will leave you hurting for more!</ Who went and told Magic Johnson that he should do a talk show' Anybody who repeatedly says "bassetball" doesn't have any business doing a talk show. I'm sure that sometimes in his life someone tried to correct him. When he was a little boy his mom must've tried:</ Magic's Mother: Hey, Earvin, what are you going to be when you grow up'</ Magic: I wanna play BASSETBALL.</ Magic's Mother: Now, Earvin, its called BAS-KET-BALL. BASKETBALL.</ Magic: That's what I said, BASSETBALL. BASSETBALL, BASSETBALL.</ Magic's Mother: Well, baby, I hope you can play it, 'cause you sure can't say it
Celtic pride ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buddies Jimmy and Mike are a pair of die-hard basketball fans who'll do anything to help their team win -- including kidnapping Lewis Scott, a stuck-up superstar who's about to lead his team to the NBA Championship. When Scott ends up being a tough competitor off the court, too, he turns the tables on his dim-witted captors
Earth girls are easy by Julien Temple ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this comedy three aliens crash land in a valley girl's swimming pool. She makes them over and they set out for a night on the town
In living color ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The show bridged the gap between black and white audiences by at once exploiting stereotypes and then proving how ridiculous they could be, without being politically correct or preachy, and never without the aid of top-notch humor. The writing was spectacular, each of the performers were incredibly talented, and the chemistry between them showed. The first season of the comedy show that crossed every line with their crude humor and introduced a new generation of comedy talent
In living color ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third season of the popular African-American sketch comedy show that first introduced the Wayans family and Jim Carrey to the masses
Happy endings ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A couple who break up on their wedding day force their friends to pick a side
Blankman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about two brothers who become self-appointed crime fighters. One dresses in long underwear, uses his grandmother's housecoat for a cape, makes a mask from socks, takes to the street and becomes known as Blankman
Punch line ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lilah, a housewife who wants to be a comedienne, teams up with Steve, a self-centered comic who teaches Lilah how to be funny
Mo' money by Peter Macdonald ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a string of small-time scams, Johnny Stewart finally decides to go legit when he meets the woman of his dreams. Following her into the Dynasty Credit Card offices, he quickly accepts a low-level job in the mailroom. But the temptation of "free" money - in the form of returned credit cards - is more temptation than Johnny can resist, and soon he and his little brother are on the hilarious shopping spree of a lifetime. When a corrupt executive finds out, he blackmails Johnny into a dangerous fraud scheme that threatens not only his credit rating, but his life
Marci X by Richard Benjamin ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A culture clash occurs when a born-to-shop socialite tries to clean up the act of a rapper. The new song "Shoot Ya' Teacha" by controversial hardcore rapper Dr. S. causes a public outcry. The stress causes a heart attack for the owner of the hardcore rap record label Felony Assault. It's up to his stylishly sunny daughter Marci to take over his business. She tries to rescue the record label by changing the negative image of Dr. S
Beverly Hills cop Beverly Hills cop II, Beverly Hills cop III ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold team up as detectives for three wild and funny action films
Harlem aria ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anton, a mentally challenged young man from Harlem, dreams of becoming an opera singer. Frustrated at home, he runs away to pursue his dreams in Italy, but he is conned out of his life savings by Wes, a heartless street hustler. He is discovered by Matthew, a bitter street musician who dreams of being a concert pianist. Anton's love of music and compassion for people allows them to reach their dreams
 
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Languages
English (141)
Spanish (4)
French (2)
Italian (2)
Russian (1)
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