WorldCat Identities

Deeley, Michael

Overview
Works: 61 works in 315 publications in 5 languages and 7,317 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Dystopian films  Film noir  History  Caper films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Deeley
 
Most widely held works by Michael Deeley
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

146 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What does it mean to be human?" In Los Angeles, November 2019, it means depressed, alcoholic, hard-boiled cop Rick Deckard is hunting Replicants. Again. A group of Replicant escapees from off world is leaving bodies in their wake. Lethally cool ex-soldier Roy Batty leads the group of dim, brutal Leon, sexy Zhora, and gymnastic Pris, which is why they are so dangerous. On Earth illegally, Roy and Pris are in love, and desperate to find a way to circumvent their built-in four-year termination date. Deckard's job--to find them and 'retire' them--is complicated by the results of his inquiries with their creator at the Tyrell Corporation. There Deckard meets a young woman named Rachael who may be a replicant--and his next target
The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alien being comes to Earth to colonize its water riches but instead becomes head of a large corporation and is gradually destroyed by the pleasures, the technology and the richness of life on earth
The Italian job by Peter Collinson( Visual )

23 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh from prison, Charlie begins to work on a heist that will either set him up for life - or send him up forever. Charlie and his unruly lot of thieves take on the mob, the police and the gridlocked traffic of Turin to rob a heavily armed shipment of gold bullion
Murphy's war by Peter Yates( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish merchant seaman Murphy is the sole survivor of a World War II German U-boat attack in tropical waters. Upon recovering, he learns about a drowned seaplane which he repairs and learns to fly. His plan: a personal vengeance on the submarine by destroying it with homemade Molotov cocktails. Murphy is drawn into a relentless struggle against the German boat, it is his private war
Blade runner( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future
Conduct unbecoming( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attractive widow is assaulted, and the British Calvary Regiment must now choose between honor and justice
The deer hunter by Michael Cimino( Visual )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful epic about three men, steelworkers from Pennsylvania, whose lives are changed irrevocably in the Vietnam war. When they are captured by the Vietcong, they are forced to play Russian Roulette while their captors make bets on their survival. The three men's experiences leave them with terrible physical and spiritual wounds and when Michael (De Niro) returns to Saigon to fulfil an old vow, he makes an unexpected and horrific discovery
Improving competitiveness, views of two industry leaders : two papers presented to EPAC by Michael Deeley( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy's war( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter O'Toole stars as Murphy, who wages his own war against a German submarine
My life in cult movies by Michael Deeley( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Producer Michael Deeley, an urbane Englishman in Hollywood, had to fight wars to get movies such as: "The Deer Hunter", "Blade Runner", "The Italian Job", "Don't Look Now", "The Wicker Man", and "The Man Who Fell To Earth" made. This book looks at the true stories behind some of the greatest cult movies
Der Mann, der vom Himmel fiel The man who fell to earth( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in German and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Italian job : double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Venice, Italy, a team of expert thieves pulls a daring heist of $35 million dollars in bars of gold. One of the thieves betrays his companions and swipes the gold for himself. One year later, in Los Angeles, the surviving team members create a smart and devious plan to steal back the gold and get their revenge on the traitor"--IMDb (2003 motion picture)
Blade runners, deer hunters and blowing the bloody doors off : my life in cult movies by Michael Deeley( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Producer Michael Deeley, an urbane Englishman in Hollywood, had to fight wars to get movies such as: "The Deer Hunter", "Blade Runner", "The Italian Job", "Don't Look Now", "The Wicker Man", and "The Man Who Fell To Earth" made. This book looks at the true stories behind some of the greatest cult movies
A gathering of old men by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer, a racist, is shot. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en masse to take responsibility for the killing. As the sheriff confronts the suspects, the young plantation owner stands alone in her defense of this group of men who stand resolute against decades of injustice
Un trabajo en Italia The Italian Job( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narra la planificación y ejecución de un minucioso golpe preparado por una banda de ladrones para robar un cargamento de oro en las calles de Turín creando un gigantesco embotellamiento de tráfico. Charlie Croker sale de la cárcel dispuesto a dar el golpe del siglo con el más ingenioso de los robos; va a hacerse ni más ni menos con 4.000.000 de libras ante las mismísimas narices de la policía de Turín, para lo que va a contar con la ayuda del brillante criminal Mr. Bridger y de una banda de maleantes. El problema es que, con la policía y la mafia pisándole los talones, le resulta más fácil robar el dinero que sacarlo del país
Bladerunner : the final cut( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a future of high-tech possibility soured by urban and social decay, Deckard, 21st century detective, hunts for fugitive, murderous replicants and is drawn to a mysterious woman whose secrets may undermine his soul"--Container
El hombre que cayó a la tierra( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En su primer papel para la gran pantalla David Bowie interpreta a Thomas Jerome Newton, un extraterrestre de apariencia humanoide que viaja a la Tierra con el fin de conseguir agua para salvar la vida en su planeta
Blade Runner by Ridley Scott( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a cyberpunk vision of the future, man has developed the technology to create replicants, human clones used to serve in the colonies outside Earth but with fixed lifespans. In Los Angeles, 2019 Deckard is a Blade Runner, a cop who specialises in terminating replicants. Originally in retirement, he is forced to re-enter the force when five replicants escape from an offworld colony to Earth.--Graeme Roy
Blade runner Iztrebljevalec( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A futuristic tale set in the Los Angeles of 2020. (SFSU)
La guerre de Murphy (Murphy's war)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Lee, M.D.

Michael Deeley britischer Filmproduzent

Michael Deeley Brits filmproducent

Michael Deeley produttore cinematografico britannico

Майкл Дили Кинопродюсер

邁克爾·迪利

迈可·迪利

Languages
English (246)

Spanish (11)

Italian (5)

German (4)

French (4)

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The man who fell to EarthMurphy's warBlade runnerMy life in cult moviesBlade runners, deer hunters and blowing the bloody doors off : my life in cult movies