WorldCat Identities

Murphy, Michael 1938-

Overview
Works: 118 works in 500 publications in 8 languages and 22,683 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Superhero films  History  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Murphy
Manhattan by Woody Allen( Visual )

123 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaac Davis is a successful comedy writer whose wife, having left him for another woman, is now embarking on a book about their failed marriage. Isaac happily consoles himself in the arms of an adoring 17 year-old schoolgirl until he meets someone closer to his own age, who happens to be his best friend's mistress
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave
Away from her by Sarah Polley( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happily married couple comes to terms with one of them developing Alzheimer's disease
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Capitol policeman John Cale ... has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. ... Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the WHite House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter and the country"--Container
The year of living dangerously by Peter Weir( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indonesia 1965. Revolution is in the air. Foreign journalists covering the feverish unrest are kept at arm's length by the wary Sukarno government. But with the right contacts, you can get a real story. Australian reporter Guy Hamilton is after that kind of story, but he knows the mere telling of it will betray his source
Batman by Tim Burton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces a warped and deformed individual known as Penguin, who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society. Crooked businessman Max Schreck is coerced into helping Peguin become Mayor of Gotham and they both attempt to expose Batman in a different light. However, earlier, Selina Kyle, Max's secretary, is thrown from the top of a building and is transformed into Catwoman. Batman must attempt to clear his name, while deciding just what must be done with the Catwoman
McCabe & Mrs. Miller by Robert Altman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to help McCabe run his business and the whorehouse thrives. McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. His decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town
What's up, doc? by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four red plaid traveling cases-- one of each belonging to a befuddled Iowa musicologist, a strange but bright young woman, a rich matron and a suspicious fellow-- are mixed up at a San Francisco hotel, with hilarious results
Batman returns by Tim Burton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman must face the Penguin and Catwoman in this nightmarish tale
Salvador by Oliver Stone( Visual )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980, Richard Boyle, a veteran war photographer whose career needs a boost, heads for El Salvador to cover the civil war there. He forms an uneasy alliance with both guerrillas in the countryside who want him to get pictures out to the US press, and the right-wing military, who want him to bring them photographs of the rebels. After the murder of Archbishop Romero, the rape and murder of an American nurse and three nuns, and the death of a fellow journalist, Boyle attempts to escape El Salvador with his Salvadorian girlfriend Maria and her family
Live from Baghdad( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1990, CNN was a 24-hour news network in search of a 24-hour story. They were about to find it in Baghdad. Up against the three big networks, Wiener, a veteran producer, along with his longtime producing partner and their team of rebels with a cause, take the biggest risks to get the biggest stories - unlike their rivals - live at a moment's notice
The front by Martin Ritt( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Price, a restaurant cashier, poses as a writer so that blacklisted authors can submit their work through him, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand when he is forced to testify at an investigative congressional committee hearing
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
Julia! America's favorite chef( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and legacy of Julia Child is remembered and celebrated in this special program. The film tells two love stories: one between Julia and Paul Child, the other between Julia and French food. It includes photos never before seen
Heights( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows five people over a 24 hour period on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. Isabel's mother, Diana, learns that her husband has a new lover and begins to re-think her life choices and, especially, her open marriage. Diana and Isabel's paths cross with Alec, a young actor, and with Peter, a journalist. Isabel, Jonathan, Diana, Alec, and Peter must choose what kind of lives they will lead before the sun comes up on the next day
Wyatt Earp( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and German and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a young man, Wyatt Earp was a caricature of the Western lawman, spending his days drinking in saloons, gambling, and visiting brothels. He gained notoriety as the legendary gunman in the shootout at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, but shortly after his death in 1929, distressed Americans down on their luck transformed Wyatt Earp into a folk hero. In the tradition of Annie Oakley, Buffalo Bill, and other AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Western histories, Wyatt Earp examines an ordinary man's role in that larger-than-life story, and how he became the legend that lives on today"--Container
According to Greta( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rebellious 17-year-old, who is contemplating suicide, is sent to her grandparents house for the summer. She soon begins a interracial romance with a young cook who has a criminal past, confronts a tragic family secret, and just may discover the promising young woman hidden beneath her sarcastic shell. Just when she is looking for a way out, she just may find her way back in
Tanner '88 by Robert Altman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1988 presidential campaign, Democratic hopefuls spiritedly canvass the country, jostle for their party's nomination and the honor of opposing Republican Vice President George Bush. Then Senator Jack Tanner suddenly emerges from the shadows of a lengthy political hiatus to challenge candidates such as Al Gore, Jesse Jackson, Gary Hart, and Michael Dukakis. Tanner is a fictitious presidential candidate who goes out on the campaign trail to shed light on America's political process and landscape
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long before Paul Newman and Robert Redford immortalized them on screen, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid captivated Americans from coast to coast. In the 1890s, their exploits robbing banks and trains in the West, and then seemingly vanishing into thin air, became national news and the basis of rumors and myth
Kansas City by Robert Altman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1934 Kansas City. A telegraph operator named Blondie (Jennifer Jason Leigh) kidnaps Carolyn Stilton (Miranda Richardson), wife of a powerful businessman who commutes to Washington to advise President Roosevelt. Blondie figures she can use Carolyn to gain safe passage for her husband Johnny (Dermot Mulroney), who is in the grip of the city's top gangster, a club owner named Seldom Seen (Harry Belafonte). The movie unfolds in the dark streets of the downtown Kansas City night
 
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The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
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Michael Murphy acteur

Michael Murphy acteur amricain

Michael Murphy attore statunitense

Michael Murphy US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Michael Murphy yhdysvaltalainen elokuva- ja televisionyttelij

Murphy, Michael George 1938-

Murphy, Mike 1938-

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Майкъл Мърфи

מייקל מרפי

مایکل مورفی (بازیگر) بازیگر آمریکایی

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