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Kamen, Robert Mark

Works: 192 works in 817 publications in 7 languages and 22,407 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Martial arts films  Crime films  Science fiction films  Fiction  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films  Film sequels 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Author of dialog, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Mark Kamen
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( Visual )

86 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel, a fatherless teenager, arrives in Los Angeles from the East and faces the difficult task of making friends. He becomes the object of bullying by a gang of karate students when he strikes up a relationship with Ali, the gang leader's ex-girlfriend. Daniel asks Miyagi, a master of martial arts, to help him learn karate. Daniel then prepares himself both mentally and physically for the fight of his life
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

85 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hundred and fifty years in the future, life as we know it is threatened by the arrival of evil. Only the fifth element can stop the evil from estinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
Taken by Pierre Morel( Visual )

58 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Bryan left the agency to stay near Kim in California. Kim lives with her mother Lenore and her wealthy stepfather Stuart. Kim convinces the reluctant Bryan to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When they arrive, they share a cab with a stranger named Peter. Amanda tells him that they are alone in Paris. While Bryan is on the phone with Kim, Albanese gang members break into the apartment where the girls are staying. Bryan has Kim give him a detailed description of what she sees and hears. He tells her she is about to be kidnapped. Bryan promises Kim that he will come and get her. He immediately travels to Paris to find Kim and Amanda. He has four days to find her and he uses his special skills and contacts to get her back and seek his revenge
Taken 3 by Olivier Megaton( Visual )

19 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered, must use his 'particular set of skills' to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now: his daughter
Taken 2 by Olivier Megaton( Visual )

26 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, an ex-CIA operative who finds himself taken hostage along with his wife. To survive, Bryan must enlist the help of an unlikely ally and use his brutally efficient skills to take out his kidnappers
The transporter by Luc Besson( Visual )

35 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank is the best at what he does -- transporting dangerous or illegal goods. His latest shipment, a beautiful young woman, brings deadly complications to his delivery plans. He must kick into overdrive and fight to save his cargo, and his life
Transporter 3 by Robert Knepper( Visual )

34 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valentina is the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official. Frank Martin is given an offer he cannot refuse and ends up putting on his driving gloves to deliver Valentina from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to deal with the thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery. On top of that, he cannot let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective
Transporter 2( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ex-Special Forces operative Frank Martin, aka "The Transporter," is implicated in the kidnapping by Columbian drug dealers of the son of a government narcotics control policymaker, he sets to work recovering the boy and exposing the kidnappers
Colombiana by Olivier Megaton( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a young woman ... has grown up to be an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents as a child. Turning herself into a professional killer, she remains focused on her ultimate goal: to hunt down and get revenge on the mobster responsible for her parents' deaths"--Container
Lethal weapon 3 by Richard Donner( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and French and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Further action by Riggs and Murtagh, L.A. police detectives, whose work routine is anything but routine, joined by an Internal Affairs investigator who loves taking risks as much as Riggs does
Taps by Matthew Gravelle( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a fiercely devoted group of military school cadets learns that their school is being sold to real estate developers, they refuse to accept defeat-- instead choosing to rise up together to protect the academy and their honor. But the brave young soldiers soon learn that the most courageous decisions can sometimes have unexpected and even fatal consequences!"--Container
Kiss of the dragon by Chris Nahon( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a mission in Paris, China's top secret agent must team up with a call girl after he is falsely accused of murder
Bandidas( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to avenge the deaths of their fathers, Sara Sandoval and Maria Alvarez vow to seize the ill-gotten gains of robber baron Tyler Jackson. With the help of a retired bank robber and a jittery criminologist, these two beauties become unlikely outlaws, blazing a trail of larcey acress Mexico
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Karate Kid Daniel LaRusso (Macchio), has an upcoming tournament in which he is the target of vicious student Mike Barnes (Kanan). Mr. Miyagi (Morita) instructs LaRusso not to compete, but LaRusso's pride sends him to instructor Terry Silver who is secretly setting LaRusso up to be the loser
The karate kid by B. B Hiller( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He taught him that the secret to Karate lies in the mind and heart. Not in the hands
The Karate Kid collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karate Kid, Part III: When Mr. Miyagi refuses to help him prepare for an upcoming tournament, Daniel finds a new mentor, unaware that an old enemy is setting him up
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young WWII G.I. travels north to work as a traveling salesman. There he meets the daughter of a vineyard owner. Unwed and pregnant, she is terrified of what her father will do. The man offers to pose as her husband for one night, and love blooms
Growing up Hasidic : education and socialization in the Bobover Hasidic community by Robert Mark Kamen( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The karate kid, part III by B. B Hiller( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Daniel returns to California after winning the All-Valley Championship in karate, he finds his old enemies are waiting to fight him
The punisher by Dolph Lundgren( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and French and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lashing out from a labyrinth of subterranean sewers, The Punisher leads a heavily armed raid into a world of brutal crime and savage retribution, where the guilty will be punished
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.11 for Taken 3 / ... to 0.52 for Growing up ...)

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The karate kid
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Kamen, Robert

Kamen, Robert Mark (Screenwriter)

Kamen, Robert (Screenwriter)

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Роберт Марк Кэмен

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Lethal weapon 3