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Michaels, Lorne 1944-

Works: 331 works in 836 publications in 7 languages and 26,931 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Road films  Documentary films  Television series  Biographies 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, pmn, fmp, Actor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lorne Michaels
Mean girls by Lindsay Lohan( Visual )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 2,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl attending public high school for the first time, finds herself amongst the brutality of her peers
Whiskey tango foxtrot by Glenn Ficarra( Visual )

24 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,912 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 )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The plan for a quick stop at Mom's takes a turn for the unexpected when an impulse compels Andy ... to invite his mother Joyce ... on an 8-day, 3,000-mile journey across the country. The farther they go, the closer they get ... [and] prove they have more in common than Andy ever imagined"--Container
Baby mama by Michael McCullers( Visual )

25 editions published in 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate is a successful and single businesswoman who has long put her career ahead of a personal life. At 37, she's finally determined to have a child on her own. Unable to get pregnant, a driven Kate allows South Philly working girl Angie Ostrowiski to become her unlikely surrogate. After learning that Angie is pregnant, Kate goes into precision nesting mode. She reads childcare books, baby-proofs the apartment and researches top pre-schools. But, Kate's well-organized strategy is turned upside down when her Baby Mama shows up at her doorstep with no place to live. Structured Kate tries to turn vibrant Angie into the perfect expectant mom. In a battle of wills, they prepare for the baby's arrival. They soon discover that there are two kinds of family: the one you're born to and the one you make
Masterminds( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,299 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 )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three silent film stars, who portray dashing heroes, get a chance to see what it's like to be heroes in real life, when a Mexican village hires them to dispose of ferocious outlaws
Tommy boy by Chris Farley( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Party animal Tommy Callahan is definitely a few cans short of a six-pack. But after seven years, Tommy's finally earned his diploma -- and a cushy job at Callahan Auto Parts. Returning home, Tommy gets some more great news: his dad is marrying a real "10," and Tommy will get the stepbrother he always wanted. But as fast as you can say "Who killed the keg?," the family business starts tanking. Now Tommy's got to hit the road with his dad's right-hand man, a smug numbers-cruncher. And what these two don't know about salesmanship could fill a book -- and a riotously funny movie!
Wayne's world by Penelope Spheeris( Visual )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 860 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. Wayne meets and falls in love with Cassandra, a bass guitarist, who he helps by getting her career started by using his connections
MacGruber by Jorma Taccone( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Will Forte brings his Saturday Night Live character MacGruber to the screen with this action comedy directed by Jorma Taccone. After bad guys killed his wife (Maya Rudolph), soldier of fortune MacGruber (Forte) devoted his life to peace. But when his old nemesis (Val Kilmer) gets control of a nuclear weapon, MacGruber's former boss (Powers Boothe) convinces him to risk life and limb one more time with the help of a new team (Kristen Wiig and Ryan Phillippe)", February 26, 2019
Hot rod by Akiva Schaffer( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amateur stuntman tries the stunt of his life when he jumps fifteen buses to raise money for his stepfather's heart operation, so he can finally beat him in a sparring match
Enigma by Michael Apted( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 645 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
A night at the Roxbury( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 632 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
Superstar by Nat King Cole( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saturday Night Live star Molly Shannon brings her popular character Mary Katherine Gallagher to the big screen in this comedy romp. what schoolgirl Mary Katherine Gallagher wants in life is a Hollywood-style kiss. But no matter how hard she tries, no one will kiss her. she decides that the only way she can get what she wants is to become like the people she sees getting those kisses in the movies. When Catholic Teen Magazine sponsors a talent quest at her school, Mary Katherine just might make her dreams come true, and become a superstar
30 Rock( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 602 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
Love, Gilda( Visual )

7 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never-before-seen footage and journal entries form the narrative spine of the documentary, allowing Gilda Radner to tell her own story; through the laughter and sometimes the tears. Incredibly, she was able to find humor in even the darkest of times. Her spirit lives on in comedy as a female trailblazer who continues to inspire many present day comedic performers
Black sheep by Paramount (Calif.)( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 573 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
I am Chris Farley( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 528 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
Coneheads( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The alien Conehead family tries to fit in as average Americans
Portlandia by Fred Armisen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 520 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
Wayne's world 2 by Stephen Surjik( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 503 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Tommy boyWayne's worldEnigmaA night at the RoxburySuperstarBlack sheep
Alternative Names
Lipowitz, Lorne 1944-

Lorne Michaels Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Lorne Michaels kanadensisk-amerikansk TV-producent och manusförfattare

Lorne Michaels kanadisch-US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Lorne Michaels producteur de cinéma américain

Lorne Michaels produttore cinematografico statunitense

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