WorldCat Identities

Candy, John

Overview
Works: 355 works in 1,035 publications in 8 languages and 28,484 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Musical films  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Road films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, Singer, Contributor, Printer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Candy
Planes, trains & automobiles by John Hughes( Visual )

63 editions published between 1974 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uptight businessman faces disaster after disaster as he tries to get back home in time for his family's Thanksgiving dinner. Along the way he is joined by an obnoxious yet lovable salesman that will not leave him alone. Includes featurettes and deleted scene
Spaceballs by Mel Brooks( Visual )

63 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parody of epic science fiction movies, especially the original "Star wars" trilogy. Two space bums attempt to rescue a space princess from an assortment of space villains
Cool runnings by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedy hit inspired by the true story of Jamaica's first Olympic bobsled team
Little shop of horrors by Alan Menken( Visual )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical, business booms at Mushnik's Flower Shop when an exotic potted plant called Audrey II arrives. People are rushing in to see it--and disappearing
Uncle Buck by John Candy( Visual )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Buck, an idle good-natured bachelor, is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. While his carefree ways easily charm the younger relatives, he meets more than a little hostility from Tia, his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice, his impatient girlfriend
The great outdoors by Waldemar Januszczak( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
The Rescuers down under by Walt Disney( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Bianca and Bernard race to Australia to save a boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher
National Lampoon's vacation by Harold Ramis( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a typical American family takes a cross-country vacation, it can only mean one thing total disaster!
Splash by Tom Hanks( Visual )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a workaholic who thinks he will never find love and the mermaid who comes ashore to find him and prove him wrong
Stripes by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Winger loses his apartment, girlfriend and job all in one day, he does what any red-blooded American would do: he joins the army and nearly starts WWIII
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and German and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Blues, recently released from prison, and his brother Elwood, reassemble their blues band and stage a concert to raise money for the orphanage where they were raised
Follow that bird( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A meddling social worker sends poor Big Bird off to Ocean View, Illinois, for the comforts of family life with his "own kind," the Dodos. But Big Bird is a disaster as a Dodo and, lonely and homesick, he soon sets off on foot for Sesame Street
Nothing but trouble( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ghoulish comedy wherein a wrong turn sends two yuppies into Valkenvania, the Twilight Zone of speed traps
Wagons east( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east
The Rescuers 35th anniversary edition ; The Rescuers down under : 2 movie collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rescuers down under: When a poacher sets out to capture a golden eagle in the outback of Australia, his friend Cody's call for help is answered by the world's bravest mice, Bernard and Bianca, who fly in on the wings of their albatross friend Wilbur to face their most dangerous mission yet
Only the lonely by John Candy( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a 38-year old Chicago cop who still lives with his mother, a domineering widow used to controlling her son's life. When he meets and falls in love with a young woman, Mama sets out to break up the romance
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montgomery Brewster is a down-and-out baseball player who discovers that he is the only living relative of an eccentric multimillionaire. Monty stands to inherit $300 million, but only if he can spend $30 million in a single month without acquiring any assets. If he fails, it's back to zero again
Sesame Street presents Follow that bird( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Portuguese and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kermit, Oscar, Bert, Ernie and Cookie Monster join Big Bird in a bighearted, cross-country adventure. A meddling social worker sends poor Big Bird off to live with a feathered foster family in Illinois. But try as he might, he doesn't fit in and runs away to return to Sesame Street. Now his old friends need to find him before he runs 'afowl' of trouble en route
Who's Harry Crumb?( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harry, the last of the great sleuthing Crumbs--and the last person in the firm to ever get an assignment--finally gets a shot at a front-page kidnapping, it's only because his beady-eyed boss Eliot Draisen doesn't want the case solved
Little shop of horrors by Frank Oz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical, Mushnik's Flower Shop houses an exotic potted plant called Audrey II. People are rushing in to see Audrey II, but if they knew the truth, they would rush right out
 
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Alternative Names
Candy, John Franklin.

Candy, John Franklin 1950-1994

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