WorldCat Identities

O'Keefe, Michael 1955-

Works: 82 works in 266 publications in 4 languages and 14,309 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Legal films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Action and adventure films  War films  Gangster films  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Michael O'Keefe
Most widely held works by Michael O'Keefe
Michael Clayton by Tony Gilroy( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life
Caddyshack by Harold Ramis( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and held by 2,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenskeeper Carl Spackler is about to start World War III, against a gopher. Pompous Judge Smalls plays to win but his nubile niece Lacey Underall wants to score her own way. Playboy Ty Webb shoots perfect golf by becoming the ball. And country club loudmouth Al Czervik just doubled a $20,000 bet on a 10-foot putt. Insanity? No. Caddyshack
Frozen river by Courtney Hunt( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Ray, a white woman, and Lila, a Mohawk, both single mothers facing desperate circumstances, are drawn by the lure of fast money into the world of border smuggling across the frozen water of the St. Lawrence River
Eye in the sky by Gavin Hood( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La coronel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren), una oficial de la inteligencia militar británica, lidera una operación secreta para capturar a un grupo de terroristas en Nairobi, Kenia. Cuando se da cuenta que los terroristas están en una misión suicida, ella debe cambiar sus planes de 'capturar' por 'matar'. El piloto estadounidense de drones Steve Watts (Aaron Paul) recibe la orden de destruir el refugio donde se hallan los terroristas, pero una niña de nueve años ingresa en la zona donde podría ser herida." --Filmaffinity web site
The Great Santini( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough career Marine fighter pilot, disappointed that he has no war to fight, runs his household like a boot camp to the great distress of his emotionally-torn adolescent son
Prancer returns by Joshua Butler( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Charlie finds a baby reindeer in the forest and, believing it to be Prancer, sets out to return the animal to Santa Claus, restoring the yuletide faith of family and friends along the way
American violet by Tim Disney( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is based on a true story. Dee Roberts is a young black woman raising four daughters with the help of her mother in an all-black housing project. In 2000, Dee is one of many residents swept up in an aggressive raid by the police drug task force of their small Texas town. Dee's so innocent that she believes, at first, that she's been arrested because of her parking tickets. Once in the grip of the legal system, Dee faces a difficult choice: free herself by accepting 10 years' probation on a plea bargain, or allow the case to go to court, which could have much costlier consequences. Backed by an ACLU lawyer and a local attorney known for his integrity and connections, Dee attempts to prove that the drug charges are not just false, but racially motivated
The Glass house by Daniel Sackheim( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruby is devastated when her parents are killed in a tragic car accident. With her younger brother Rhett, Ruby is sent to live with the legal guardians chosen by her parents. The Glasses live in an opulent Malibu mansion where Ruby and Rhett are promised all of the finest luxuries money can buy and a lavish new rich-kid lifestyle. Before long, however, Ruby begins to suspect that her new caretakers are not what they appear on the surface and that the couple's financial woes may force them to harm her or Rhett in order to cash in on their sizable life insurance policies
Ironweed by Hector Babenco( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums. She used to be a singer on the radio, he used to be a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them. Helen is sick, one of their pals has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery and visits the grave of his infant son whom he dropped. Visions of his past haunt him, including ghosts of two men he killed. One night, while drinking, Helen tries to sing at a bar. Next day, Fran visits his wife and children and meets a grandson. He could stay, but decides it's not for him. Helen gets their things out of storage and finds a hotel. Amidst their mistakes and dereliction, they live with a code of fairness and loyalty
The hot chick( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular teenage girl who makes fun of everyone awakes one morning to find herself in the body of a 30 year old man. While trying to figure out how this happened and how to get her old body back, she discovers how cruel she's been
The poem I turn to : actors and directors present poems that inspire them( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Movies and poetry have been intertwined since the dawn of cinema. Poets have written about movies, and movie actors have written and been inspired by poetry. Selected by 42 acclaimed entertainers, 'The poem I turn to' includes selections from Pulitizer Prize winners and Poets Laureate, as well as inspiring contemporary poets. Listen to compelling readings on the CD and read the actors' thoughts describing how poetry has affected their lives"--Page 2 of cover
Finding neighbors by Michael O'Keefe( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Tucker, a successful stay-at-home graphic novelist, has hit a mid-life and creative crisis. Six months late on the deadline of his latest novel, Sam has already created turmoil with his publisher after his last book was a disaster. When his therapist wife Mary suspects Sam of having an affair with Sherrie, his provocative next-door neighbor, she is surprised to find out he's actually spending time with the other next-door neighbor, Jeff, a gay fellow 'househusband'
Apartment 143( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating a series of anomalous phenomena taking place in an apartment, a team of parapsychologists' attempts to contact the other side grow increasingly dangerous as they near a point of no return
Nate and Hayes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A swashbuckling adventure which takes place in the mid 1800's on the South Pacific islands where bloody raids and battles were once the rule of the day. A notorious buccaneer and a young reverend team up against the villains
The great Santini by Pat Conroy( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the relationship between a career military officer and his family
Total eclipse by Liz Rigbey( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lover of a beautiful woman is determined to clear her of charges that she murdered her stepdaughter and husband. Probing into her hidden world, the attorney uncovers connections of desire, deceit and cruelty
Atlas shrugged by Edi Gathegi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas Shrugged tells the first installment in the story of a dystopian future in which a collectivist society has forced the great thinkers of the world to go on strike, leaving the functioning world without scientists, engineers, philosophers, or artists. Set against this stark backdrop, a railroad heiress named Dagny Taggart tries to bring her failing company back from the brink with the development of a new alloy to repair breaks in the lines, and hopefully calm the business' vital corporate partnership with an oil company. But with the endless bureaucracy of an evil and corrupt government fighting her at every turn, and her own inept brother battling her for control, Dagny soon finds that in order to set things right in her world, things must be set right in the world at large
Walden : or, life in the woods by Henry David Thoreau( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journal Thoreau kept during his stay by Walden Pond
A Rumor of war( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh out of Officer's Candidate School, Philip Caputo is anxious to get his first taste of combat. When he is finally assigned to the front lines he does not encounter the glorious war he had imagined. He finds, instead, sickening brutality of men killing men. After his platoon is decimated, Lt. Caputo strikes back. His eagerness costs the lives of two Vietnamese civilians, and in the midst of the bloody and senseless war, Caputo is charged with murder
CW2 by Layne Heath( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After completing his first tour of duty in Vietnam flying a large Huey helicopter and finding himself unable to focus on anything but his Vietnam experience, Billy Roark returns in 1971 to pilot a smaller, faster scout ship and search the jungle for Viet Cong troops
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