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Shamberg, Michael

Overview
Works: 122 works in 434 publications in 6 languages and 26,064 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Caper films  Fiction  Humor  Interviews  Science fiction films  Gangster films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 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 )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Xi la rui shi wang shi yan gu shi zhong yi ming zhi li yu jiao yu de lao shi,she fa rang ban shang lai zi bu tong zhong zu de xue sheng he ping xiang chu,yi du te de shou ke fang shi you fa ta men dui ke ye gan xing qu.ta gu li xue sheng xie ri ji shu fa xin ling,qian yi mo hua zhong dao zheng zhe qun jie tou dou shi men de she hui jia zhi guan, chong xin ren shi zhong zu jian bao rong gong cun de he ping li liang
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection. Vincent is an "In-Valid," who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. With a relentless investigator in pursuit and the colleague he has fallen in love with beginning to suspect his deception, Vincent's dreams steadily unravel
A fish called Wanda by Charles Crichton ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,163 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
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,918 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
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film probes the lives of seven college housemates from the 1960s who reunite at the funeral of a college friend. What follows is a weekend of drugs, sex and a nostalgic re-examination of their anti-establishment days
Along came Polly by John Hamburg ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reuben Feffer, a professional risk assessor, is not one to ever take chances in any aspect of his life. But when his new bride Lisa leaves him for French scuba instructor Claude on their honeymoon, he finally decides to take a risk of his own. At a party, he meets free-spirited Polly, whom he remembers from the seventh grade. Unlike the control-freak Reuben, she's spent her life living on the edge. They reluctantly begin a romance and Polly introduces him to a new world of spicy food and what it means to really take a chance
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Django unchained ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,547 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 Shultz
Matilda by Danny DeVito ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intelligent child is oppressed by both her monstrous parents and awful school principal. She befriends her nice teacher and learns to unleash telekinetic powers to drive her principal away
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 679 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
LOL ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 554 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
Reality bites by Ben Stiller ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The irreverent portrayal of the harsh realities of life after college captures the misadventures of Lelaina, an ambitious TV production assistant, and her relationships with her sarcastic roommate, Vickie, friends Sammy and Troy, and an ambitious video executive, Michael
Guerrilla television by Michael Shamberg ( Book )
10 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reno 911!: Miami the movie ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 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
Feeling Minnesota by Steven Baigelman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman agrees to marry a man in order to repay a debt, but rethinks her decision when she meets the groom's brother
The skeleton key ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Caroline Ellis takes a job as a hospice worker in Louisiana's bayous, she unlocks a deadly secret involving magic, conjure, and sacrifice that pulls her into a terrifying world of strange, frightening, and unexplained incidents. The key to escaping may lie in a decrepit attic, but if she dares to believe in what she discovers, everything she fears will become real
Man on the moon by MiloŇ° Forman ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jim Carrey hilariously portrays the late Andy Kaufman in this entertaining comedy. Kaufman is considered one of the most innovative eccentric and enigmatic comics of all time. Along for the ride to the top is Kaufmans manager George Shapiro his best friend and writer Bob Zmuda and his girlfriend
The caveman's valentine ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former Juilliard trained musician and devoted family man, Romulus now lives as an outcast in a netherworld on the edge of Manhattan. Haunted by delusions of a powerful adversary, Cornelius Gould Stuyvesant, who he believes charts his every move from the Chrysler building. Ledbetter is drawn out of his insanity to track down the killer of a young drifter, Scotty Gates, whose frozen corpse he discovers hanging in a tree outside his cave-like dwelling. Though the police dismiss the transient Gates' death, Ledbetter is convinced that he was murdered by David Leppenraub, a prominent photographer for whom the boy often modeled. But who is going to believe the rantings of a paranoid schizophrenic living in a cave? Not his daughter Lulu, a young police officer. Not Leppenraub's privileged friends in New York's art world. Alone with his voices and his visions, Romulus must piece together the twisted puzzle, risking his life and the remaining shreds of his sanity to bring justice to another lost soul
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loan shark Chili Palmer (Travolta) comes to L.A. to collect a debt from filmmaker Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman). Soon Palmer is pitching a script, schmoozing a film star (DeVito), and romancing a movie queen (Russo). But the mob and drug smugglers who assigned him to collect come after him
 
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Alternative Names
Andrews, Peter.
Shamberg, Michael, 1945-
Shamberg, Michael H.
Languages
English (230)
Spanish (16)
Italian (5)
German (4)
French (2)
Multiple languages (2)
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