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Kamen, Michael

Overview
Works: 861 works in 2,263 publications in 7 languages and 38,047 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, Author, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Arranger, Production personnel, Adapter, Contributor, 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 2,626 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 )

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

A comedy/romance about a surreal world in which terrorists scare the citizens, and where nothing can be accomplished without paperwork. Highly critically acclaimed. Directed by Terry Gilliam
The iron giant by Allison Abbate( Visual )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,323 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 )

34 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,117 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 1,559 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 )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,494 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 )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,414 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 )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,362 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 Bruce Willis( Visual )

68 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective John McClane finds himself in a race against time as a terrorist bomber forces him to solve a series of dangerous puzzles around New York City
Robin Hood by Walt Disney( Visual )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,146 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
Die hard 2 : die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John McClane is off-duty on Christmas Eve in the nation's capital when a team of terrorists, in town to rescue a drug lord from justice, has taken over a major international airport, holding thousands of travelers hostage. Amidst a blinding blizzard, McClane must race against time to defeat the terrorists and their murderous leader while also contending with an inept airport police chief, the stubborn head of the Army's anti-terrorist squad, and the knowledge that his wife is trapped in a plane desperately low on fuel, circling overhead
X-Men by Bryan Singer( Visual )

52 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born into a world filled with prejudice are children who possess extraordinary and dangerous powers - the results of unique genetic mutations. Cyclops unleashes bolts of energy from his eyes. Storm can manipulate the weather at will. Rogue absorbs the life force of anyone she touches. But under the tutelage of Professor Xavier, these and other outcasts learn to harness their powers for the good of manking. Now they must protect thoses who fear them as the nefarious Magneto, who believes humans and mutants can bever co-exist, unveils his sinister plan for the future."--Container cover
First daughter by 20th Century Fox( Visual )

6 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 )

21 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
Don Juan DeMarco by Jeremy Leven( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 906 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 844 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 826 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 795 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 710 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 676 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 of 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
 
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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