WorldCat Identities

Kamen, Michael

Overview
Works: 738 works in 2,375 publications in 7 languages and 39,141 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Animated films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Police films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Historical films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Arranger, Production personnel, Adapter, Contributor, Other, Singer, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Kamen
Band of Brothers by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army. Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as soldiers' journals and letters, this television drama tells of the extraordinary bravery and fear faced by the soldiers in this elite rifle company who parachuted into France early on D-Day morning, fought in the Battle of the Bulge and captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. They were also a unit that suffered 150% casualties, and whose lives became legend
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

81 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions
The iron giant by Allison Abbate( Visual )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hogarth Hughes just rescued an enormous robot that fell from the stars to Earth. Now young Hogarth has one very big friend and an even bigger problem: how do you keep a 50-foot-tall, steel eating giant a secret?
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Murtaugh just turned 50. He is an aging family man and sensible veteran LAPD police officer who is just trying to make it through the day unscathed. Martin Riggs is a suicidal loose cannon cop who doesn't care if he even lives to see the end of the day. For Roger, they are reluctantly thrown together to solve the mysterious murder of a banker's daughter. Along the way, the unlikely duo uncovers a dangerous ring of drug smugglers employing ex-military mercenaries. After a tragic turn of events, the mission becomes personal and the mismatched investigators must learn to trust one another as they wage a two-man war against a deadly criminal organization
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
101 Dalmatians by Walt Disney( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A non-animated remake of Disney's puppy tale about the cruel Cruella de Vil who tries to capture Dalmatians Pongo and Perdy's puppies for a new fur coat
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Chris Nelson meets his true soulmate Annie, marries her, and has two children. The children die in a car accident and Chris dies four years later. In the afterlife, he searches for his wife, who committed suicide
Frequency by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon of nature opens a mysterious channel to the past, John is stunned to discover that he is able to communicate with his dad who has been dead for 30 years. But by changing the past, they set in motion a string of brutal, unsolved murders. Now father and son must fight to find a way to stop the crime that could destroy the future for both of them
Die hard by John McTiernan( Visual )

77 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( Visual )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captured by the Turks during the crusades and escaping, Robin, son of Lord Locksley and a warrior Moor named Azeem return to England only to find Robin's father has been murdered by the Sheriff of Nottingham and has taken over his father's lands. Maid Marian Dubois, sister of Robin's friend Peter is unable to help. Robin vows to avenge his father and flees to the Forest of Sherwood, home to a band of outlaws who have been banished from their villages by the Sheriff of Notingham. Combining the forces of the outlaws, Robin and his men set out on a crusade against the Sheriff of Nottingham and his henchmen and put a end to the corruption that has infested the English countryside
Die hard 2 : die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Willis returns as the heroic cop John McClane who battles not only terrorists but an incompetent airport police chief, an anti-terrorist commander, and a snow storm. McClane's wife is trapped on a plane circling overhead, deperately low on fuel
X-Men by Stan Lee( Visual )

56 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the beginnings of professor Xavier's super-powered X-students. The battle focuses on their primary sinister foe, Magneto, who has his mutant minions at his side. A George Wallace-like senator launches a campaign against mutantkind which, of course, only complicates things for our heroes
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Munchausen attempts to free a besieged city from the hordes of the Ottoman Empire. Assisting him on his perilous journey is a highly-unusual servant and a feisty little girl named Sally
First daughter by 20th Century Fox( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samantha Mackenzie is a sheltered young woman who has everything she could possibly wish for and lives in a beautiful white house. The White House, that is. Samantha just wants a normal college experience away from the influence of her parents. Only trouble is, her dad is the President of the United States. Nothing will stop her, so, under Secret Service surveillance and the nonstop glare of the media, Samantha meets and falls for a handsome college student who has a secret existence of his own
Don Juan DeMarco by Jeremy Leven( Visual )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy about an aging psychiatrist and his patient, a young man who claims to be the legendary lover Don Juan
Adventures in babysitting by Chris Columbus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chris Parker agrees to babysit, she expects a night of TV, and boredom. But when her frantic friend calls and pleads to be rescued from a downtown Chicago bus station, Chris and the kids pack up and leave their safe suburban surroundings for the heart of the big city. It's a frighteningly funny expedition no one will forget!
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this film
Against the ropes by Cheryl Edwards( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Kallen is a sassy, brassy boxing manager-in-the-making determined to change "Lethal" Luther Shaw from a mere street punk into a world-class prizefighter. To help Shaw rise to the rank of number-one contender, Jackie coaxes veteran trainer Felix Reynolds out out retirement. Before they can all realize their dream of a championship bout, they must first learn what it takes to stand in each other's corner. Jackie Kallen becomes the first female to ever make a name for herself in this male-dominated sport
Licence to kill by John Glen( Visual )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond turns renegade to hunt down a master criminal. James leaves the British Secret Service and begins a fierce vendetta after his friend Felix Leiter is brutally attacked by drug lord Franz Sanchez
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Band of Brothers
Alternative Names
K-Men, Michael

K-Men Michael 1948-2003

Kamen, Michael A. 1948-2003

Kamen, Michael Arnold

Kamen, Michael Arnold 1948-2003

Michael Kaman

Michael Kamen Amerikaans componist (1948-2003)

Michael Kamen compositeur américain

Michael Kamen compositore, musicista e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Michael Kamen músic estatunidenc

Michael Kamen músico estadounidense

Michael Kamen US-amerikanischer Komponist

Michael Kamen yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Micheal Kamen

Кэймен, Майкл

Майкл Кеймен

Майкъл Кеймън

Մայքլ Քեյմեն

מייקל קאמן מוזיקאי אמריקאי

مايكل كامن

مايكل كامن موسيقي أمريكي

مایکل کیمن

მაიკლ კემენი

マイケル・ケイメン

邁克爾·凱曼

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BrazilThe iron giantLethal weaponWhat dreams may comeRobin HoodLast action hero