Most widely held works about Michael Caine
Most widely held works by Michael Caine
The dark knight ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,275 libraries worldwide
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs.
Inception ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,923 libraries worldwide
Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible--inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming.
Secondhand lions ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,769 libraries worldwide
To the rest of the world, Garth and Hub are mysterious old men hiding millions. But to Walter, they are family - and now they're about to lead him on an adventure he'll never forget.
The prestige ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,756 libraries worldwide
In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla.
Batman begins ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,746 libraries worldwide
As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right.
Miss congeniality ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,603 libraries worldwide
Her legs are waxed, her lips are glossed, her gun is ready. FBI agent Gracie Hart is going undercover as one of the hopefuls to be the next Miss United States. But Gracie, whose idea of a fashion accessory is the set of handcuffs she slaps onto lawbreakers, doesn't have a beauty pageant bone in her body.
What's it all about? : an autobiography by Michael Caine ( Book )
39 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,486 libraries worldwide
"There are things that I have done in my life that I should regret. I don't." On these pages is the familiar, engaging voice one expects to encounter: the Cockney lad who realized the impossible dream - unchanged, unfazed, still so astonished at his good fortune that his natural comedic impulse must continually poke fun at himself and his surroundings. Perhaps it has to do with the fact that, as Alfie, Michael Caine forever epitomized a culture that was coming of age in the sixties - the quintessence of the average man transformed by the promise of changing times - or perhaps it's that few other actors have so magically forged a persona beyond the characters they've inhabited on screen. Whatever the reason, Michael Caine has remained one of the world's most versatile, enduring and beloved actors of our time.
Children of men ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,475 libraries worldwide
Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo will acquiesce. Theo is about to be tossed into a web of intrigue involving the very fate of humanity.
Gnomeo & Juliet ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
Caught up in a feud between neighbors, Gnomeo and Juliet must overcome as many obstacles as their namesakes. But with flamboyant pink flamingoes and epic lawnmower races, can this young couple find lasting happiness?
The quiet American ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,292 libraries worldwide
A story that led to the events of the United States military involvement in Vietnam. Here, a love triangle between a British journalist, his mistress, and a mysterious CIA operative evolves into a much greater mystery that eventually leads to murder and deception.
Zulu ( Visual )
71 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide
Zulu is set in Africa in 1879 only hours after the battle of Isandhlwana. A small group of British soldiers stood their ground at a farm house against an onslaught of wave after wave of Zulus.
Bewitched ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
A B-list actor agrees to star in a modern-day remake of the television program "Bewitched", with unexpected consequences.
Austin Powers in Goldmember ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
The "sshhh!" hits the fan when Dr. Evil and Mini-Me escape from prison. Joining forces with superfreaky Goldmember, they kidnap Austin's father, master spy Nigel Powers in a dastardly time-travel scheme to take over the world. So Austin cruises to 1975 and teams up with Foxxy Cleopatra to stop Dr. Evil and Goldmember from their mischievous mayhem.
A bridge too far ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem.
The Elephant to Hollywood by Michael Caine ( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
Caine shares the spectacular story of his life, from his humble upbringing in London's poverty-stricken Elephant and Castle to his military service and lively adventures to legendary meetings with fellow stars and his glittering five-decade career.
The weather man ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,166 libraries worldwide
Dave Spritz is a local weatherman in his home town of Chicago. His career is going well, but his personal life is spiraling downward. His relationship with his perfectionist writer father, his neurotic ex-wife, and his now-separated children have him feeling that his life is out of control. Despite being both loathed and loved by the local masses, Dave is a guy who just doesn't seem to have it all together. An attractive job offer from New York City presents Dave with a major question--to pursue his career or to remain with his family.
Educating Rita ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
Rita, a young working-class woman in Liverpool, desperately wants an education. She enrolls in literature tutorials at a British university to escape from her dreary life as a hairdresser, as well as a confining existence at home with a husband who wants her to choose motherhood over education. Her professor is Frank Bryant, a disillusioned, alcoholic English professor who encourages his students to forsake dead poetry and enjoy life. As Rita is transformed into a free spirit, Frank is forced to confront his own life.
The cider house rules ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
Homer is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he is the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch, who trains him to be a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. Homer, however, yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. Then Wally and pregnant Candy visit the orphanage for a medically safe, albeit illegal, abortion. Homer accompanies them to Wally's family apple farm. Wally goes off to war, leaving Homer and Candy alone together. What will Homer learn in the cider house? What of the destiny Dr. Larch planned for him?
Dirty rotten scoundrels ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 990 libraries worldwide
Comedy filmed on the Riviera, it's the story of two con men who compete to see who can extract $50,000 from a woman first. The victim is a naive American heiress, and the competition between the two men, one a suave and sophisticated Englishman and the other a bumbling but appealing American, heats up!
Sleuth ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 937 libraries worldwide
Locked in a high-tech English manor and bound in a deadly duel of wits, Andrew Wyke and Milo Tindle have come together as English gentlemen to discuss the matter of Wyke's wife. She is the woman both men are sleeping with. But as wit becomes wicked and clever becomes cutthroat, Wyke and Tindle's game of one-upmanship spirals out of control, escalating in a chess match that can have only one outcome. Someone will be murdered.
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Micklewhite, Maurice Joseph
Micklewhite, Maurice Joseph, 1933-
Micklewhite, Maurice Joseph 1933-
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