WorldCat Identities

Kamen, Michael

Overview
Works: 852 works in 2,241 publications in 7 languages and 38,911 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Children's films  Comedy films  Police films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Author, Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Arranger, Production personnel, Contributor, Adapter, Singer, Other, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Kamen
Band of Brothers by Tom Hanks( Visual )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the 101 Airborne as it drops into Normandy on D-Day and fights its way through Europe until the end World War II
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

75 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brazil is a surrealistic nightmare vision of a 'perfect' future where technology reigns supreme. Everyone is monitored by a secret government agency that forbids love to interfere with efficiency. When a daydreaming bureaucrat becomes unwittingly involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mystery woman, he becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions
The iron giant by Allison Abbate( Visual )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,318 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 )

34 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,111 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
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a music teacher who puts his own dreams on hold while helping his students reach their own goals
101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,504 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 )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
Frequency by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences
Die hard by John McTiernan( Visual )

65 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,333 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 )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Robin Hood for the 90's, light years removed from the romantic vision of Errol Flynn ... but this gritty, pumped-up version can stand on its own. Rough, tough, and a rousing good time, with this version of the Sheriff of Nottingham a real surprise
X-Men by Hugh Jackman( Visual )

52 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,097 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
Die hard 2 : die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here it is Christmas Eve, and John McClane is off duty in the nation's capital. But a team of terrorists, in town to rescue a drug lord from justice, has taken over a major airport, holding thousands of travelers hostage
First daughter by 20th Century Fox( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,009 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
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,000 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
Don Juan DeMarco by Jeremy Leven( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 904 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
Lethal weapon 2 by Richard Donner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities."--Imdb
Adventures in babysitting by Chris Columbus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 820 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 )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Danny Madigan is a big fan of Jack Slater, a larger-than-life action hero played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. When his best friend Nick, the projectionist, gives him a magic ticket to the new Jack Slater film, Danny is transported into Slater's world, where the good guys always win. One of Slater's enemies, Benedict the hitman, gets hold of the ticket and ends up in Danny's world, where he realises that if he can kill Schwarzenegger, Slater will be no more. Slater and Danny must stop him
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 707 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
Against the ropes by Cheryl Edwards( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Kallen isn't fighting for glory. She's fighting for respect. Inspired by a true story, Against The Ropes stars Meg Ryan as Kallen, a sassy, brassy boxing manager-in-the-making determined to change "Lethal" Luther Shaw (Omar Epps) 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 (Charles S. Dutton) out of retirement. But 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. It's not about how you fall. It's about how hard you fight back when you are Against The Ropes
 
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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 US-amerikanischer Komponist

Micheal Kamen

Кэймен, Майкл

Майкл Кеймен

Майкъл Кеймън

Մայքլ Քեյմեն

מייקל קאמן מוזיקאי אמריקאי

مايكل كامن

مایکل کیمن

მაიკლ კემენი

マイケル・ケイメン

邁克爾·凱曼

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BrazilThe iron giantWhat dreams may comeRobin HoodLethal weapon 2Last action hero