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Kahn, Michael 1935-

Overview
Works: 58 works in 165 publications in 4 languages and 38,049 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Historical films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Pictorial works  Motion picture music 
Roles: Film editor, Other, Director, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Kahn
Schindler's list by Thomas Keneally ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Indy ... and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood ... dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant"--Container
Minority report by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Washington, D.C. has been murder-free thanks to astounding technology which identifies killers before they commit their crimes. But when the chief of the Pre-crime unit is himself accused of a future murder, he has just 36 hours to discover who set him up
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning with a prologue in which a young Indiana Jones is introduced, the epic continues with the adult Indy embarking on a perilous quest for his father, Professor Henry Jones, Sr. The Nazis are on the trail of the Holy Grail, and have kidnapped the professor, who is an authority on the Cup of Christ. Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 2,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must save the children and avoid becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult
War horse by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
Munich by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intense story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Simon West ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple, in Greece, sunken underwater that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. Facing her greatest challenges yet, the intrepid tomb raider pursues Lo, in order to get her hands back on Pandora's Box, and fulfill the desire of the Queen
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una invasión de seres extraterrestres amenaza a la humanidad. Ante este peligro, un padre de familia buscará mantener a salvo a su familia
The Spiderwick chronicles by Mark S Waters ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared, a curious, adventurous boy, quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy entrepreneur invites a top paleontologist, a paleobotanist, a mathematician/theorist, and his two eager grandchildren to visit his secret island theme park featuring living dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA
Casper by Universal Film Manufacturing Company ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Determined to get her hands on her father's hidden fortune, Carrigan is forced to hire an afterlife therapist to exercise the ghosts that keep frightening her away. Dr. Harvey and his daughter, Kat, move in and soon Kat meets Casper, the friendliest ghost. But Casper's uncles are still determined to drive all the "fleshies" away
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Jim Carey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are taken in by a series of oddball relatives and others after their wealthy parents are killed in a fire. The first to take them in is the dastardly and cunning Count Olaf, who is only interested in their inheritance
The goonies by Richard Donner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A band of misfit kids searches for buried treasure in a subterranean cavern. Here they cross the path of Mama Fratelli and her outlaw brood. The kids befriend Fratelli's hideously deformed (but soft-hearted) son, who comes to their rescue
The color purple by Alice Walker ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister
Artificial intelligence A.I. ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the middle of the 21st century. Extremely sophisticated robots do everything from nannying to prostitution, supplying the illusion of feeling, but true emotion has eluded the android builders. Until Professor Hobby builds David, a robot boy who can really love. In the same manner that some people substitute pets for more demanding human relationships, the Swinton's try to fill the void left by the illness (and subsequent cryogenic animation) of their young son, with David. Unlike a pet, however, David requires more than taking without giving, and his plight illustrates the dangers inherent when dog-substitutes demand giving in return
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Résumé figurant au dos de la jaquette : "Vue à travers le regard d'une escouade de soldats américains, l'histoire débute le jour du Débarquement au cours de la 2ème Guerre Mondiale, le long des plages de Normandie. Le capitaine John Miller (Tom Hanks) et sa compagnie ont pour mission de retrouver le soldat James Ryan, dont les trois frères sont morts au combat et s'exposent ainsi à de nombreux risques. Confrontés à cette situation périlleuse, les hommes discutent les ordres. Pourquoi huit hommes risqueraient-ils leur vie pour un seul homme ? Rattrapés par la brutalité de la guerre, chacun cherche sa propre réponse ainsi que la force de vaincre un futur incertain avec honneur, décence et courage."
Fatal attraction by Adrian Lyne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A New York attorney has a romantic fling while his wife is out of town, and then shrugs it off. But the woman involved with him won't be ignored, even if it means destroying his family to keep him. Film is preceded by insights, outtakes and background information presented by the director, then has an epilogue containing the controversial "original" ending
 
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English (99)
Spanish (3)
Italian (3)
French (3)
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