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Shamberg, Michael

Overview
Works: 248 works in 903 publications in 8 languages and 38,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Gangster films  Film noir 
Roles: Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, pmn, Director, fmd, fmp, Editor, Other, Artist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

48 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erin Brockovich is a feisty young mother who convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a monumental law case against a giant corporation. Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. The two begin an incredible and sometimes hilarious fight that will bring a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 2,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilary Swank stars in this story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed a voice. Swank plays Erin Gruwell, the real-life teacher at Long Beach's Wilson High who inspired her students to overcome the gangs that divided them and the education system that forgot them
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

55 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,513 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 )

47 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,400 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 )

67 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,267 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
Matilda by Danny DeVito( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,973 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 held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con la ayuda de un cazador de recompensas, un esclavo liberado se dispone a rescatar a su esposa del brutal dueño de una plantación de Misisipi
Along came Polly by John Hamburg( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,786 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 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 mean to really take a chance
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart, reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to re-evaluate his or her life and re-establish their bond
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Extraordinary measures by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El destino y determinación obligan al idealista padre de familia, John Crowley a unirse al solitario investigador el doctor Robert Stonehill. Juntas sus diferentes personalidades, enfrentan contra todo pronóstico a la industria médica y al tiempo para encontrar una cura, antes que sea demasiado tarde
Cold pursuit( Visual )

8 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nels Coxman is a family man whose quiet life with his wife is upended following the mysterious death of their son. Nels's search for justice turns into a vengeful hunt for Viking, a drug lord he believes is connected to the death. As one by one Viking's associates 'disappear,' Nels goes from upstanding citizen to ice-cold vigilante, letting nothing, and no one, get in his way
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loan shark Chili Palmer (Travolta) 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 (Hackman), Chili talks tough, and then pitches Harry a script idea
A walk among the tombstones by Scott Frank( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A heroin trafficker whose wife was abducted and murdered hires a haunted private investigator to track down the men who killed her in this brooding crime drama starring Liam Neeson. Matt Scudder (Neeson) was an NYPD cop having a quiet drink in a Washington Heights bar when a pair of armed robbers came in guns blazing. Giving chase, Scudder kills the robbers in the street, though a stray bullet turns a heroic moment tragic. Devastated, Scudder subsequently goes to work as an unlicensed private detective, working just outside of the law and surviving on generous gifts offered in exchange for his services. Now, tasked with rooting out the sadistic thugs who brutally murdered the wife of a wealthy drug dealer (Dan Stevens), Scudder scours the bars and back alleys of New York City in search of his elusive targets -- and the closer he gets, the more apparent it becomes that they are something much more sinister than your typical kidnappers"--Allmovie.com, July 17, 2018
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Jack Foley, the most successful bank robber in the country. On the day Jack busts out of jail, he finds himself stealing something far more precious than money: Karen Sisco's heart. And unfortunately for Jack, she's a federal agent
Runner runner by Justin Timberlake( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 847 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
Be cool by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chili Palmer is tired of the producing movies after being forced to make a useless sequel. When a music producer friend is gunned down, he offers to help his widow run the business. Checking out a talented singer that his friend had been talking to him about puts Chili at odds with her sleazy music manager, his gay bodyguard, and his equally sleazy partner. The mismanagement of the music company also gets Chili threatened by members of the Russian mafia and a suburbian rap-mogul producer & his thugs. When it turns out that the widow had been the laundress for Aerosmith, she makes contact with Steven Tyler and gets their protege a duet with Tyler at an Aerosmith concert
Wish I was here by Adam Braff( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 745 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 )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning portrayal of the late Andy Kaufman
Reality bites by Ben Stiller( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 686 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
 
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Andrews, Peter

Andrews, Peter (1945?- )

Andrews, Peter 1963-

Michael Shamberg Amerikaans filmproducent

Michael Shamberg producteur de films américain

Michael Shamberg producteur de films américaine

Michael Shamberg productor de cine estadounidense

Michael Shamberg productor de cine estauxunidense

Michael Shamberg productor de cinema estatunidenc

Michael Shamberg produttore cinematografico statunitense

Michael Shamberg US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Shamberg, Michael 1945-

Shamberg, Michael H.

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