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Ackerman, Tom

Works: 104 works in 224 publications in 4 languages and 11,571 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Comedy films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Haunted house films  Ghost films 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Illustrator, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Tom Ackerman
Publications by Tom Ackerman
Most widely held works by Tom Ackerman
Anchorman the legend of Ron Burgundy by Will Ferrell( visu )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,867 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 sauve looks, minimal IQ's and unbelievably bad hair. 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
Snow dogs by Buena Vista( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Danish and held by 1,715 libraries worldwide
After being named in his birth mother's will, Miami dentist Ted Brooks travels to Alaska to claim the inheritance, her team of sled dogs; Now he must learn how to race them or give them up to a crusty mountain man who wants the dogs for himself
Are we there yet? by Brian Levant( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,324 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 993 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
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 944 libraries worldwide
Alan, un niño de siete años desaparece misteriosamente de su casa de Brantford, después de lanzar los dados de un juego de mesa llamado Jumanji. Han pasado 26 años y dos niños llegan a la misma casa donde Alan desapareció. Allí descubrirán el juego
FBI careers the ultimate guide to landing a job as one of America's finest by Thomas H Ackerman( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
This book is the definitive guide for acing the FBI's rigorous selection process and landing a job
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
Dickie Roberts former child star ( visu )
9 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 581 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 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 489 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 450 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( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 403 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( visu )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 306 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( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 261 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 143 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 85 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A tribute to over 12 million men, women and children who made the torturous journey from the old world to the new between 1890-1920 arriving at Ellis Island, New York
Infestation ( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 35 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 ... ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 32 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 31 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
The Making of Liberty the story of the Statue of Liberty ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
"Tells the history of America's most famous symbol from its conception by her creator, August Bartholdi, through her construction in 1868 and the restoration for her rededication in New York harbor on the Fourth of July in 1986 ... The story of the building and rebuilding of a monument embodying the American experience, as seen through the eyes of the French and American artisans and laborers whose work was separated by a century, but whose vision transcended time"--Container
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Alternative Names
Acherman, Thomas
Ackerman Thomas
Ackerman, Thomas E.
Ackerman, Tom.
English (83)
Spanish (9)
Danish (2)
French (1)
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