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Deeley, Michael

Overview
Works: 55 works in 264 publications in 5 languages and 6,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Science fiction films  Fiction  Case studies  Legal drama  Dystopian films  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
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 )

98 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Deckard prowls the steel-and microchip jungle of 21st-century Los Angeles. He is a "blade runner", stalking genetically made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,075 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 )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 789 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 Troy Kennedy Martin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 676 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy wages his own war against a German submarine in the Caribbean during World War II
The Italian job by Peter Collinson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie's got a 'Job' to do. Having just left prison, he finds one of his friends has attempted a high risk job in Italy right under the nose of the Mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far so Charlie takes over the 'Job'. Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal the Gold and escape
Conduct unbecoming by Michael York( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An attractive widow is assaulted, and the British Calvary Regiment must now choose between honor and justice"--Container
The deer hunter by E. M Corder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cimino's epic film about friendship chronicles the lives of three steelworkers and their friends, whose lives are irrevocably changed by a tour of duty in Vietnam. The film is renowned for the Russian roulette scenes
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 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blade runner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, 2019. Man has developed the technology to create 'replicants, ' human clones used to serve in the colonies outside Earth but with fixed lifespans. Rick Deckard is an LAPD Blade Runner who prowls the steel and micro-chip jungle of the 21st century for the assumed humanoids. Originally in retirement, he is forced to re-enter the force when six replicants escape from an offworld colony to Earth. The replicants are to be terminated upon detection. Now, man's obsession with creating a begin equal to himself has back fired
Blade runner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, 2019. Man has developed the technology to create 'replicants, ' human clones used to serve in the colonies outside Earth but with fixed lifespans. Rick Deckard is an LAPD Blade Runner who prowls the steel and micro-chip jungle of the 21st century for the assumed humanoids. Originally in retirement, he is forced to re-enter the force when six replicants escape from an offworld colony to Earth. The replicants are to be terminated upon detection. Now, man's obsession with creating a begin equal to himself has back fired
Blade runner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 15 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
Blade runner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 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
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( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in German and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Bewohner eines vom Wassermangel bedrohten Planeten kommt auf die Erde, um die Wasservorräte seinem Heimatstern nutzbar zu machen. Um Einfluß zu gewinnen, setzt er seine überirdischen Fähigkeiten ein und wendet die skrupellosen Geschäftsmethoden der Erdenbewohner an. Schnell gewinnt er Ansehen und Macht, diese kehrt sich jedoch im entscheidenden Augenblick gegen ihn. Ohne Aussicht auf Rückkehr versinkt er in Lasterhaftigkeit. Eigenwilliger Science-Fiction-Film mit einer Überfülle an Ideen, der seine ausgefallenen filmischen Mittel mit viel Geschick einsetzt. Eine bedenkenswerte Geschichte über die Chancenlosigkeit des Individuums in einer Gesellschaft des Konsums und der Konzerne. (Früherer Titel: "Der Mann, der auf die Erde fiel") (Lexikon des internationalen Films 2000/2001 (CD-ROM)
Blade runner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, 2019. Man has developed the technology to create 'replicants, ' human clones used to serve in the colonies outside Earth but with fixed lifespans. Rick Deckard is an LAPD Blade Runner who prowls the steel and micro-chip jungle of the 21st century for the assumed humanoids. Originally in retirement, he is forced to re-enter the force when six replicants escape from an offworld colony to Earth. The replicants are to be terminated upon detection. Now, man's obsession with creating a begin equal to himself has back fired
Un trabajo en Italia The Italian Job( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 8 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
Il cacciatore The deer hunter( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tre amici, operai nelle acciaierie della Pennsylvania, partono per il Vietnam, vengono catturati dai vietcong (che li torturano con il rituale della roulette russa), ma riescono a fuggire: Michael sa rientrare nella vita (e rinuncerà ad uccidere un cervo durante una battuta di caccia); Steven si lascia sopravvivere in ospedale dopo aver perduto le gambe e aver scoperto che la moglie ha avuto un figlio da un altro uomo; Nick rimane a Saigon dove si è trasformato in un professionista della roulette russa. (Mereghetti)
Blade runners, deer hunters and blowing the bloody doors off : my life in cult movies by Michael Deeley( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 7 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
Ein Aufstand alter Männer by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans une plantation de canne à sucre de Louisiane, un suprématiste blanc est assassiné. Un groupe d'ouvriers noirs âgés revendique son élimination
 
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Alternative Names
Lee, M.D.

Languages
English (192)

Spanish (7)

German (5)

French (4)

Italian (3)

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