WorldCat Identities

Michaels, Lorne 1944-

Works: 265 works in 661 publications in 7 languages and 25,249 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Television comedies  Crime films  Road films  Television series  Western films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Interviewee, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Creator, Actor, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lorne Michaels
Mean girls by Lindsay Lohan( Visual )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl who has lived in Africa and been homeschooled moves to New York, she must enter a public high school. Survival of the fittest takes on a whole new meaning when she falls for the ex-boyfriend of the most popular girl in school
Whiskey tango foxtrot( Visual )

14 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on journalist Kim Barker's memoir "The Taliban shuffle: strange days in Afghanistan and Pakistan", which details her years as a reporter in Pakistan and Afghanistan beginning in 2002
The guilt trip by Barbra Streisand( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plan for a quick stop at Mom's takes a turn when an impulse compels Andy to invite his mother, Joyce, on a three-thousand mile cross-country journey. But the further they go, the closer they get, and Andy realizes that they have more in common than he ever imagined
Baby mama by Michael McCullers( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una mujer de negocios de éxito, que sueña con tener un hijo, descubre que no es fértil, por lo que decide alquilar a una mujer trabajadora como madre de alquiler
Masterminds( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this action comedy based on true events, David Ghantt (Zach Galifianakis) discovers the true meaning of adventure far beyond his wildest dreams. He is an uncomplicated man stuck in a monotonous life. Day in and day out he drives an armored vehicle, transporting millions of other people's money with no escape in sight. The only glimmer of excitement is his flirtatious work crush Kelly Campbell (Kristen Wiig) who soon lures him into the scheme of a lifetime
Three Amigos! by John Landis( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Amigos, a silent screen comedy act, arrive in a remote Mexican hamlet for what they think is a lucrative personal appearance, only to discover that they are expected to save the village from a terrorizing gang of bandits
Wayne's world by Penelope Spheeris( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne and Garth have their own public access TV show. A local station decides to hire them to do their show professionally
Tommy boy by Chris Farley( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich, stupid, overgrown kid finally finishes college after seven years and it is up to him to save the family business
The best of Will Ferrell( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Will Ferrell characters on "Saturday Night Live" including extra material Will's favorite scenes that were cut after dress rehearsal and never seen until now
Enigma by Michael Apted( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still reeling from the disappearance of his lover, a brilliant code-breaker is summoned to Bletchley Park, Britain's top-secret intellengence campus. Now he must face his toughest assignment--crack the Nazis' infamous Engima codes. Putting together the pieces of a puzzle, he connects his lover's disappearance to U-boats closing in on Allied cargo ships, and to a mass grave in Poland
MacGruber( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Only one American hero has earned the rank of Green Beret, Navy SEAL and Army Ranger ... and is still man enough to sport a mullet. In the 10 years since his fiancée was killed, special op MacGruber (Will Forte) has sworn off a life of fighting crime with his bare hands. But when he learns that his country needs him to find a nuclear warhead that's been stolen by his sworn enemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Val Kilmer), MacGruber figures he's the only one tough enough for the job. Assembling an elite team of experts--Lt. Dixon Piper (Ryan Phillippe) and Vicki St. Elmo (Kristen Wiig)--MacGruber will navigate an army of assassins to hunt down Cunth and bring him to justice. His methods may be unorthodox. His crime scenes may get messy. But if you want the world saved right, you call in MacGruber"--Container
30 Rock( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TV writer Liz Lemon and conservative GE executive Jack Donaghy preside over the everyday mayhem at a late-night variety show. Pretending to help them are mercurial stars Tracy Jordan and Jenna Maroney as well as wide-eyed NBC page Kenneth Parcell
A night at the Roxbury( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seems like Steve and Doug Butabi will never be cool enough to make the guest list at the Roxbury Club. That is, until they have a fender bender with their role model, club regular Richard Grieco. Eager to avoid litigation, Grieco befriends the starstruck pair and escorts them into a glittery world they once only dreamed about
Hot rod by Akiva Schaffer( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rod Kimble is a stuntman with a fake mustache and a dream. Rod has never landed a jump without wiping out. His family and friends think he's a joke. To top it all off, his stepfather Frank uses him as his own personal punching bag. But he is not going to let a few minor problems keep him from the biggest stunt of his life. Rod defies death to win the money, the girl and, ultimately, win some respect
Superstar by Jamelia( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All schoolgirl Mary Katherine Gallagher wants in life is a kiss. Not just any kiss, mind you, but a big-time hold-your-breath-til-you-think-you're-gonna-faint, Hollywood-style kiss. But no matter how hard she tries, no one will kiss her. So she decides that becoming a superstar in a talent contest might make her dreams come true
Portlandia by Fred Armisen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes all ten episodes of the second season of Portlandia, the hit sketch comedy series created and written by, and starring Fred Armisen of Saturday Night Live and Carrie Brownstein from the band Sleater-Kinney. This season, the two continue skewering the weird and wonderful residents of Portland, Oregon, as well as hipsters everywhere
Black sheep by Paramount (Calif.)( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every time Mike tries to help his brother Al during his campaign for governor it becomes a disaster. Campaign-aide Steve volunteers to baby-sit Mike and soon realizes he made a big mistake. When Mike discovers the incumbent is a crook he reaches a new level of destruction
Saturday Night Live( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A late-night comedy show featuring memorable short skits, hilarious sketches, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band featuring original musical performances, and a pop-cultural guest host each week
I am Chris Farley( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film that will tell the bittersweet story of one of the most innovative comedians who ever graced the stage, screen and television, before his untimely death from a drug overdose at the tender age of only 33. Immortalized for his uniquely bold, energetic, and in-your-face comedic style, Chris Farley's off the charts talent cemented his place as a key player in a movement that evolved and redefined the comedic genre
Wayne's world 2 by Stephen Surjik( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and French and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne and Garth are back, this time trying to organize a rock festival. Meanwhile, Cassandra's manager is busy trying to woo her. Wayne must rush from the concert and try and stop Cassandra's wedding. The concert features Aerosmith
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Alternative Names
Lipowitz, Lorne 1944-

Lorne Michaels Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Lorne Michaels kanadisch-US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Lorne Michaels producteur de cinéma américain

Lorne Michaels produttore cinematografico statunitense

Лорн Майклз

לורן מייקלס מפיק אמריקאי

لورن مايكلز

لورن مایکل فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

لورن مایکلز




Wayne's worldTommy boyThe best of Will FerrellEnigmaA night at the RoxburySuperstarBlack sheep