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Goodman, John 1952-

Works: 317 works in 1,510 publications in 9 languages and 77,297 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Caricatures and cartoons  Comedy films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about John Goodman
Publications by John Goodman
Most widely held works about John Goodman
Most widely held works by John Goodman
Monsters, Inc by Pete Docter( visu )
75 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,726 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
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( visu )
31 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,280 libraries worldwide
Three escaped convicts from the 1920s are led on an odyssey through the Old South in search of loot stashed at one of their homes. The house is scheduled to be flooded out by a new dam, so time is of the essence
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( visu )
120 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,862 libraries worldwide
A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
Argo by Ben Affleck( visu )
33 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,850 libraries worldwide
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants storm the American embassy in Tehran and capture dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escape and a mid-level CIA agent named Antonio Mendez devises an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them
Bee movie ( visu )
13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,429 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( visu )
34 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,370 libraries worldwide
"This is not a work of film history but rather a generous, touching and slightly daffy expression of unbridled movie love."--A. O. Scott, The New York Times
The princess and the frog by Ron Clements( visu )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,331 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
Flight ( visu )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,141 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
Extremely loud & incredibly close by Sandra Bullock( visu )
16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,074 libraries worldwide
Oskar Schell, an inventive eleven year-old New Yorker, discovers a key in his deceased father's belongings and sets off on an urgent search across the city for the lock it will open. Oskar crosses the five New York boroughs in quest of the missing lock, encountering an eclectic assortment of people who are each survivors in their own way, he begins to uncover unseen links to the father he misses
The jungle book 2 ( visu )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,034 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
Borrowers by Peter Hewitt( visu )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,777 libraries worldwide
The miniature Clock family has lived with the Lenders for years ... the human "beans" just don't know it. Little things keep disappearing and the "Beans" can't figure out that the Clocks are simply "borrowing household items for their own home within the walls." When the evil, scheming lawyer Ocious P. Potter tries to evict the Lenders from their happy home, the Borrowers try to stop him with a little ingenuity. Suddenly, the toaster's a catapult, the measuring tape is an elevator, the dental floss is a backpack, and the lawyer is about to meet his match
ParaNorman ( visu )
14 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 1,750 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
Monsters University by Billy Crystal( visu )
20 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,749 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
Evan almighty by Tom Shadyac( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,679 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
Speed Racer by Andy Wachowski( visu )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,679 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
Raising Arizona by Joel Coen( visu )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,676 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 a furniture tycoon. However, their attempt at living a normal life is complicated by neurotic co-workers, two fugitives, and a mysterious bounty hunter
Clifford's really big movie by Norman Bridwell( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,647 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
Trouble with the curve ( visu )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,599 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
Confessions of a shopaholic by P. J Hogan( visu )
12 editions published in 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,537 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
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( visu )
86 editions published between 1050 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,516 libraries worldwide
A trendy playwright is trying to write a simple movie script, but to his misfortune has a bit of writer's block
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Alternative Names
Goodman, John.
Goodman, John Stephen, 1952-
Mundt, Karl 1952-
Mundt, Karl 1952- Pseudonym
English (493)
German (32)
French (31)
Spanish (18)
Multiple languages (10)
Turkish (2)
Italian (2)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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