WorldCat Identities

Kamen, Michael

Overview
Works: 872 works in 2,368 publications in 7 languages and 38,438 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Comedy films  Police films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, 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
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

75 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this surrealistic nightmare vision of a "perfect" future where technology reigns supreme, a daydreaming bureaucrat who is involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions. This is the original 142 minute director's cut edition of the film assembled from both the European and American versions
The iron giant by Allison Abbate( Visual )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy meets a 50 foot tall, steel-eating giant who he tries to keep secret from everyone, including a nosey government agent
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au coeur de l'ouest sauvage, quatre hommes convoient du bétail. Pour Charley, Boss, Button et Mose, il est question de vivre libres et d'échapper à leur passé. Ils ne cherchent pas la violence, s'attachant à un code d'honneur, de loyauté et de justice. Mais leur arrivée à Harmonville, petite ville sous la coupe du tyrannique Baxter, va les forcer à passer à l'action. (Source : jaquette)
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musician resorts to teaching for financial security and discovers his own gift is teaching
101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,475 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 1,416 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 1,358 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 )

67 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( Visual )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,151 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 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,113 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 Bryan Singer( Visual )

50 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,069 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 1,002 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 )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,000 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 )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 898 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 848 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 822 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 )

25 editions published between 1993 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
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 711 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 671 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
[Interview] by Michael Kamen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Composer pianist Michael Kamen discusses his career with interviewer Marian McPartland, and plays selected songs and duets with her
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The iron giant
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

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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