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Elwes, Cary 1962-

Works: 304 works in 1,425 publications in 11 languages and 52,661 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  History  Historical films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Scenarist, vac, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cary Elwes
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

141 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 5,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

77 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War
Ella enchanted by Gail Carson Levine( Visual )

37 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella lives in a fanciful and magical world where all children are given a "gift" from their fairy Godmother at birth. Ella's gift - and curse - was that of obedience. As a result, Ella cannot refuse any command, and as a result she is often taken advantage of. In a bid to regain control of her life, Ella goes on a quest to free herself from this mysterious "gift". Ella must outwit a kingdom filled with ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, talking books and other various evil plots
Twister by Jan de Bont( Visual )

46 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists pursue the most destructive weather front to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years
The adventures of Tintin by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Adventures of Tintin comes at you in a whoosh, like a volcano full of creative ideas in full eruption ... It hits home for the kid in all of us who wants to bust out and run free."--Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
Disney's a Christmas carol by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late. Includes featurettes, and deleted scenes
Liar liar by Jim Carrey( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on this fifth birthday cake, Max has just one wish-- that his dad stop lying for 24 hours. When his son's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset, his mouth, has become his biggest liability
Saw by James Wan( Visual )

79 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer is abducting morally wayward people and forcing them to play horrifric games for their own survival. Faced with impossible choices, each victim must struggle to win back his or her life, or else die trying
Robin Hood : men in tights by Mel Brooks( Visual )

36 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hood attempts to save England from Prince John and the Sheriff of Rottingham, while also winning the heart of Maid Marian
No strings attached by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma and Adam are life-long friends who almost ruin everything by having sex one morning. To protect their friendship, they make a pact to keep their relationship strictly 'no strings attached.' That means no jealousy, no expectations, no fighting, no flowers, and no baby voices. They can do whatever they want, whenever they want, wherever they want, as long as they don't fall in love. The question becomes: who's going to fall first? And can their friendship survive?
Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15th-century warrior Vlad goes off the fight the Turks. Upon his return, he finds that his wife Elisabeta, hearing he was dead, has killed herself. Maddened by this injustice, Vlad curses God, and becomes the immortal blood-eating fiend known as Count Dracula--for centuries. When English attorney Jonathan Harker journeys to Dracula's castle, the Count sees a photograph of his fiancée, Mina Murray. Dracula's patience has been rewarded--Elisabeta lives again! The Count goes to dastardly lengths to possess Mina, while her best friend Lucy, Lucy's three suitors, and Prof. Abraham Van Helsing all become entangled by Dracula's quest. The modern age is dawning, even in Transylvania. Will the Count triumph, or be relegated to the past?
Kiss the girls by James Patterson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington DC detective Dr. Alex Cross (Morgan Freeman) travels to North Carolina to investigate the apparent kidnapping of his niece (Gina Ravera). Aided by escaped kidnapee Kate McTiernan (Ashley Judd), Cross hunts down the kidnapper, who operates under the pseudonym "Cassanova"
Whisper of the heart = Mimi o sumaseba by Yoshifumi Kondō( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sweet and well-observed, 'Whisper' is about self-discovery ..."--Movie Habit
The cat returns by Hiroyuki Morita( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an imaginative and lighthearted tale, a young schoolgirl saves the life of a noble cat and is rewarded with a shocking proposal of marriage - to the Cat King's son - and a fateful journey to the extraordinary Kingdom of Cats
Porco Rosso by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Early 1930's era Italy, air pirates, bounty hunters, and high flyers of all sorts rule the skies. The most cunning and skilled of these pilots is Porco Rosso. After watching the spirits of the pilots killed in the last air battle he fought in rise to the heavens, his head turned into that of a pig. He now makes a living taking jobs, such as rescuing those kidnapped by air pirates. Donald Curtis, Porco's rival, provides a constant challenge to the hero
Georgia rule by Garry Marshall( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lily can't handle Rachel, her rebellious daughter, she takes her to the one place she swore she would never go - her own mother's house. Now three very different women spend one summer under the same roof, and the only rules are Georgia's
Elvis & Nixon by Liza Johnson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Nixon recibió a Elvis Presley en el Despacho Oval de la Casa Blanca el 21 de diciembre de 1970. ¿El motivo? Al parecer, a Elvis se le metió en la cabeza que quería tener una placa de agente federal para poder luchar contra la drogadicción en su país, y los asesores de Nixon pensaron que no había problema en conceder tal deseo, a cambio de unas fotografías que podrían mejorar la imagen pública del presidente
Shadow of the vampire by E. Elias Merhige( Visual )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This riveting suspense thriller is about the filming of Nosferatu and the difficult relationship between F.W. Murnau and Max Schreck. As cast and crew begin to disappear, it seems that Murnau has made a devil's bargain with Schreck, whose performance is too authentic
The jungle book by Walt Disney( Visual )

21 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is eventually drawn away from the jungle by Kitty, the beautiful daughter of Major Brydon. Mowgli soon faces a corrupt Captain Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand in marriage and a hand on the mythical treasures of Monkey city -- a place only Mowgli can find. Loyal animal friends Bagheera, Baloo and Grey Brother must help Mowgli survive the untamed peril
Hot shots! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

41 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of crack (or is it cracked?) jet jockeys led by an incompetent commander spend their nights carousing and their days training for secret operation "Sleepy Weasel"--A lightning strike against a desert kingdom
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Cary Elwes acteur britannique

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Cary Elwes aktor brytyjski

Cary Elwes attore britannico

Cary Elwes britischer Schauspieler

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Elwes, Ivan Simon Cary

Elwes, Ivan Simon Cary 1962-

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Кари Елуис

Кері Елвіс

Кэри Элвес

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קרי אלווס

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