WorldCat Identities

Caan, James

Works: 630 works in 1,775 publications in 10 languages and 42,526 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Gangster films  War films  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Director, Other, Interviewee, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James Caan
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
91 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged
Elf by New Line Cinema Corporation ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An orphan raised as an elf in Santa's workshop discovers that he is actually human, prompting him to leave the North Pole in search of his biological father
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Judi Barrett ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Slovenian and held by 2,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flint Lockwood is a young inventor who dreams of creating something that will improve everyone's life. Sam Sparks is a weathergirl covering the town's weather phenomenon, but chooses to hide her intelligence behind a perky exterior. Tim Lockwood is Flint's technophobic father. Brent is the town bully who has plagued Flint since childhood. Mayor Shelbourne exploits Flint's newest invention so he can put the town, and more importantly himself, on the map. By-the-rules town cop Earl Devereaux has a rule-breaking son, Cal. In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, Flint hopes to create something that will change everyone's life. However, when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the residents of the town of Chewandswallow will find their eating habits have drastically changed
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
Misery by Rob Reiner ( Visual )
95 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive
Get Smart ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agent Eighty Six is the bungling secret agent Maxwell Smart who works for CONTROL. They are on a mission to battle the forces of their evil crime nemesis known as KAOS. Smart works with the competent and beautiful Agent Ninety Nine. When the headquarters of the American spy agency CONTROL is attacked and the identities of its agents are compromised, the Chief has no choice but to promote his analyst Maxwell Smart, who will do whatever it takes to thwart the latest plot for world domination by KAOS
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs 2 by Cody Cameron ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inventor Flint Lockwood thought he saved the world when he destroyed his machine that turned water into food causing cheeseburger rain and spaghetti tornadoes. But Flint soon learns that his invention survived and is now creating food-animals. Flint and his friends embark on a dangerously delicious mission to battle hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees, hippotatomuses, cheespiders and other foodimals to save the world again!
Brian's song ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama about the deep friendship between Gale Sayers, black halfback for the Chicago Bears, and his white teammate, Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer in 1970
The Godfather DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Godfather part III: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing
Bottle rocket by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Three best friends try to escape their suburban boredom through a life of crime. But these bickering, bumbling thieves are no match for the local 'godfather, ' who leads them into the biggest heist of their careers"--Container
El Dorado by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sheriff fights cattlemen and empire builders as he tries to tame the West
Dogville by Lars von Trier ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
That's my boy ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While still in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down on the eve of his wedding when an uninvited Donny suddenly shows up. Trying desperately to reconnect with his son, Donny is now forced to deal with the repercussions of his bad parenting skills
Eraser by Chuck Russell ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A U.S. Marshal must protect an executive who's uncovered a deal to put a new superweapon in the wrong hands
Mario Puzo's The godfather ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the late 1940s in New York and "Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a powerful Mafia "family." His youngest son Michael had defied Vito by enlisting in the Marines to fight in World War II. Michael has returned with no intention of continuing the family business, but after several assassination attempts on his father's life, Michael wants revenge on the men responsible. He is groomed as the new don, leading the family to a new era of prosperity, then launching a campaign of murderous revenge against those who once tried to wipe out his family
Mickey Blue Eyes ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Felgate, a Manhattan art auctioneer, is eager to marry Gina, a schoolteacher he's been dating for three months. Gina's father is a gangster who extracts money for the mob, and he starts to put pressure on Michael, using the auction house as a money laundering scam for dubious artwork
New York, I love you by Fatih Akin ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come together as they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn, the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself. A collection of 10 different stories of love
Honeymoon in Vegas ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A low-rent private eye proposes a whirlwind Vegas marriage to his long-suffering girl, but before they can say "I do," he loses her in a poker game to a slick and sinister card-shark, and embarks on a wild quest to get her back
Thief by James Caan ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professional thief is caught between Chicago organized crime families and corrupt police
Funny lady by Herbert Ross ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical film that follows the career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice with songwriter Billy Rose
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Alternative Names
Caan, Jimmy.
Caan, Jimmy 1939-
English (525)
Spanish (17)
French (16)
German (13)
Multiple languages (7)
Turkish (2)
Italian (2)
Slovenian (2)
Chinese (1)
Arabic (1)