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Shamberg, Michael

Overview
Works: 175 works in 684 publications in 8 languages and 33,468 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Crime films  Legal films  Gangster films  Children's films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, pmn, Director, fmd, Artist, fmp, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Shamberg
 
Most widely held works by Michael Shamberg
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

45 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a TRUE story : A young mother in desperate need of a job begins to work as a paralegal and stumbles across a toxic situation in groundwater which develops into a monumental lawsuit against a giant corporation
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives, This assignment is something that the class can bite into with relish. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside. Draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

53 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As one of the last "natural" beings born into a genetically engineered world, Vincent Freeman has none of the 'pre-ordered' DNA that will guarantee him success. Desperate to realize his dream of exploring space, Vincent assumes the identity of a genetically superior athlete. Avoiding detection using the athlete's genetic markers, Vincent becomes a rising star at Gattaca Aerospace, attracting the attention of a beautiful co-worker. When a flight director is brutally murdered, a clue left at the crime scene threatens to shatter Vincent's plans
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

39 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak
A fish called Wanda by Charles Crichton( Visual )

53 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sexy American diamonds lover Wanda and her boyfriend Otto are in England to plot alongside George and Ken the robbery of a diamond collection. Wanda and Otto want the stolen diamonds for themselves, and inform the police about George, not knowing that he has already moved the diamonds to another secret place. Wanda thinks the best way to find out is by getting close to George's lawyer, Archie Leach."--Www. imdb. com
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the shocking suicide of their friend, a group of thirty-somethings reunite for his funeral and end up spending a weekend together, reminiscing about their shared pasts as children of the sixties and confronting the uncertainty of their lives as adults of the eighties
Matilda by Danny DeVito( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matilda es una niña superinteligente quien es mal entendida por sus padres, su hermano, y la mala directora de su escuela. Pero con la ayuda de su mejor amiga valiente y una maestra maravillosa, Matilda descubre que la venganza no requiere el enojo
Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Django, a former slave turned hired gun, heads back to the plantation to free his wife, Broomhilda, from the tyrannical plantation owner Calvin Candie, with the help of a German bounty hunter, Dr. King Schultz
Along came Polly by John Hamburg( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reuben Feffer (Ben Stiller) is a guy who's spent his entire life playing it safe. Polly Prince (Jennifer Aniston) is irresistible as a free spirit who lives for the thrill of the moment. When these two comically mismatched souls collide, Reuben's world is turned upside down, as he makes an uproarious attempt to change his life from middle-of-the-road to totally-out-there!
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent et Jules sont des hommes de main à la solde d'un important caïd de la drogue. Leur périple meurtrier les amène à croiser les destins de divers personnages aussi louches qu'eux, dont notamment deux jeunes amoureux voleurs, une bande de vendeurs de drogue, un boxeur en fuite et l'épouse droguée de leur employeur. Une tuerie qui a mal tourné les oblige à recourir aux services du Loup, habile gentleman spécialisé dans le nettoyage de restes humains
A walk among the tombstones by Scott Frank( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Scudder is an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law. When Scudder agrees to help a heroin trafficker hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the PI learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime, nor will it be the last. Blurring the lines between right and wrong, Scudder races to track the deviants through the backstreets of New York City before they kill again
Runner runner by Justin Timberlake( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Princeton grad student Richie Furst ... believes he's been swindled by an online poker site, he heads to Costa Rica to confront gambling tycoon Ivan Block..., the man he things is responsible. But Richie will soon face the ultimate power play as he finds himself caught between Block's promises of unlimited wealth and the zealous FBI agent ... trying to bring him down"--Container
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A career bank robber busts out of jail with the help of his buddy and kidnaps a U.S. Marshal in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big heist, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in
Wish I was here( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aidan Bloom, a 35-year-old struggling actor, father, and husband, is still trying to find his identity, a purpose for his life. He winds up trying to home school his two children when his father can no longer afford to pay for private education and the only available public school is on its last legs. Through teaching them about life his way, Aidan gradually discovers some of the parts of himself he couldn't find
Man on the moon by Miloš Forman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning portrayal of the late Andy Kaufman
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loan shark Chili Palmer had done his time as a gangster. So when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down-and-out filmmaker Harry Zimm, Chili pitches Harry a script idea and is immediately swept into the Hollywood scene. All would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it weren't for the drug smugglers and an angry mobster who won't leave him alone
Reality bites by Ben Stiller( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four recent graduates discover how difficult it is to find a decent job and true love after college
Get a job( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent college graduates Will and Jillian quickly encounter the struggles millennials face in today's highly competitive job market. When Will's job falls through and Jillian gets laid off, the young couple and their friends must endure public humiliation, hazing, and surprise drug tests to ultimately launch their fledgling careers
LOL by Lisa Azuelos( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl tries to avoid her overprotective mother as she struggles with the challenges of high school, relationships, and peer pressure
Reno 911!: Miami : the movie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short-shorts bedecked Lt. Dangle and company head to Miami for the American Police Convention. No sooner can you say "bio-terrorism" than the hotel is quarantined. The Wahoe County's hapless misfits get shut out when their credentials can't be found. But the crew must step in and save the city from "complete chaos." Complete chaos ensues. The cops, with an early "814" call that does not, as the officers believe, decode as armed intruder, but actually involves a loose chicken. The crew encounter a taunting good ol' boy who, when faced with an alligator in a swimming pool, boldly goes where officers Jones and Garcia fear to tread
 
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Erin Brockovich
Alternative Names
Andrews, Peter.

Andrews, Peter 1963-

Michael Shamberg Amerikaans filmproducent

Michael Shamberg producteur de films américaine

Michael Shamberg productor de cine estadounidense

Michael Shamberg productor de cinema estatunidenc

Michael Shamberg produttore cinematografico statunitense

Michael Shamberg US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Shamberg, Michael 1945-

Shamberg, Michael H.

Майкл Шамберг американский кинопродюсер

מייקל שמברג מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

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