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Karyo, Tchéky 1953-

Overview
Works: 282 works in 812 publications in 7 languages and 18,200 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  War films  Folklore  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Other, 905, Interviewee, Author, Composer, Creator, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tchéky Karyo
The patriot by Roland Emmerich( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hero of the French and Indian conflict, Benjamin Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. However, when British troops arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger his family, he takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel
The way ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Directed by Emilio Estevez, The Way is the story of one man's struggle to complete a physical and spiritual journey that his son has left behind. It's meant to be a solitary journey, but Tom (Martin Sheen) quickly gains unwanted companions who find different ways to melt the grumpy American's defenses. This spirited road-movie crosses territories that are comic, adventurous and keenly moving
Un long dimanche de fiançailles A very long engagement by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in French and English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1920, country girl Mathilde is living in Brittany with her aunt and uncle when she learns that her fiancé Manech was one of five French soldiers condemned to a barbarous death by their own side. Court-martialed for intentionally wounding themselves, their punishment is to be thrown into no man's land, unarmed and with their hands tied behind their backs. But Manech may have survived. Hiring a dogged old bird of a private detective and a lawyer to aid her, Mathilde is off on an adventure. She pursues her sleuthing through a flurry of letters, documents, and private interviews--hunting down the soldiers who were in the trenches with Manech--along with their lovers and relatives. She also discovers that she has a sort of doppelgänger: a Corsican prostitute pursuing a parallel investigation for another of the five, and murdering anyone who did her own beloved mate wrong. Mathilde will have to hurry to follow the clues piecing the story together before they are lost forever
The Bear by Andre Lacombe( Visual )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An orphaned bear cub and a wounded giant grizzly befriend each other and begin a desperate quest to escape from their most feared enemy, man
The core by Aaron Eckhart( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A team of top scientific minds from around the world are assembled to determine what has been happening to Earth. Dr. Keyes makes the startling discovery that the Earth's electromagnetic forces have begun to collapse. If the planet is to be saved, the core of the Earth needs a jump start, and Keyes assembles a team to burrow to the center of the planet and bomb the insides back into action. However, as the crew digs deeper into the Earth, the more they discover what they haven't been told about their mission and what's really been causing the worldwide chaos
Taking lives by D. J Caruso( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illeana Scott is a special agent with the FBI, who has a strong record as a criminal profiler. Scott is called in by a former Quantico colleague to assist two Canadian police detectives, Paquette and Duval, who are on the trail of a serial killer who has been killing in and around Montreal for almost two decades. Art gallery owner James Costa saw the killer during an assault, and now finds himself working as a decoy for Scott. As Scott and Costa follow the killer's trail, they find themselves becoming attracted to one another, which is not a comfort to Scott
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )
41 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cop-killer junkie is forced by the government to become an undercover assassin or face a life in prison
Bad boys by Michael Bay( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and German and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An action comedy about two tough cops who heat up the streets of Miami
Arabian nights ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A legendary heroine, Scheherazade, saves her kingdom and her own life by seducing her husband with the fantastical tales of Aladdin, Ali Baba, and other larger-than-life heroes, warriors and djinns
Saving Grace by Nigel Cole( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A recent widow joins with the caretaker of her estate on the Cornish coast to use her green thumb for fun and profit. All goes well until the business starts booming
The good thief by Neil Jordan( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob is an aging American thief is living in the French city of Nice. Addicted to both heroin and gambling, Bob is in the midst of an extended personal losing streak when he rescues a new girl in town named Anne from her pimp. When the opportunity to steal a fortune in rare paintings from a Monte Carlo casino comes along, Bob hopes for a score big enough to let him retire from his life of crime. His only hindrances are Anne's man troubles and his nemesis, local police chief Roger
Kiss of the dragon by Jet Li( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on a mission in Paris, China's top secret agent must team up with a call girl after he is falsely accused of murder
My life so far by Colin Firth( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate. When the elder woman's son arrives with his French maid, everything gets thrown into turmoil
GoldenEye by Martin Campbell( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an MI6 agent turns rogue and plans world domination with a terrifying satellite-born weapon, James must pursue his former ally to Cuba, Monte Carlo, Switzerland and even Russia. All whilst dodging a sexy, deadly femme fatale who will stop at nothing to put the 'squeeze' on James
The messenger the story of Joan of Arc by Luc Besson( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Joan of Arc
Addicted to love by Griffin Dunne( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two jilted lovers join forces to exact revenge on their former amours
Sorceress by Suzanne Schiffman( Visual )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a medieval French healer and her perservance against a righteous monk, who comes to her village looking for heretics to condemn
1492 Conquest of Paradise by Ridley Scott( Visual )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the first two voyages of Christopher Columbus to the Americas and the effects of European contact on the indigenous people
La Femme Nikita ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cop-killer junkie is forced by the government to become an undercover assassin or face a life in prison
Wing commander by Chris Roberts( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vicious alien race is heading toward Earth intent on destroying our planet. Now the future of mankind lies with Christopher "Maverick" Blair and Todd "Maniac" Marshall, two young hotshot fighter pilots who must find a way to blast through the aliens' defenses and save the world from this new breed of enemy
 
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Alternative Names
Karyo, Baruh Djaki 1953-
Karyo, Tchécky 1953-
Karyo, Tchéky
Karyo, Tcheky 1953-
Languages
English (164)
French (50)
German (10)
Spanish (6)
Chinese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Russian (1)
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