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Elwes, Cary 1962-

Overview
Works: 406 works in 1,648 publications in 10 languages and 54,813 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Animated films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  History  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Interviewee, vac, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cary Elwes
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

143 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 5,729 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
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

75 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes are two idealistic young Bostonians that lead the regiment; Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins is the inspiration who unites the troops; Pvt. Trip is a runaway slave who joins the regiment
Ella enchanted by Tommy O'Haver( Visual )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,594 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 )

45 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,399 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 Adventures of Tintin (Motion picture)( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unquenchably curious young reporter Tintin and his fiercely loyal dog Snowy discover a model ship carrying an explosive secret. Drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Tintin find himself in the sightlines of Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine, a diabolical villain who believes Tintin has stolen a priceless treasure tied to a dastardly pirate. With the help of Snowy, Captain Haddock, and bumbling detectives Thompson & Thompson, Tintin will travel half the world to find the final resting place of The Unicorn
Disney's a Christmas carol by Jim Carrey( Visual )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,803 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
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fletcher Reede is a fast talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday cake, he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish miraculously comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset - his mouth - has suddenly become his biggest liability! Hilarious havoc ensures as Fletcher tries to keep his practice afloat and his ex-wife Audrey from taking their son and moving to Boston
Saw by James Wan( Visual )

78 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,499 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 )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,497 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
The cat returns by Hiroyuki Morita( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ayoung 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
No strings attached by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,449 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?
Kiss the girls by James Patterson( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,391 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 Toshio Suzuki( Visual )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sweet and well-observed, 'Whisper' is about self-discovery..."--Movie Habit
Porco Rosso by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930s Italy, a veteran World War I pilot is cursed to look like an anthropomorphic pig
Georgia rule by Jane Fonda( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel is a rebellious teenager who is uncontrollable. With her latest car crash, Rachel has broken the final rule in mom Lily's San Francisco home. Lily hauls her daughter to the one place she swore she'd never return, her mother's Idaho farm. Georgia is not your typical sweet and doting grandmother. She lives her life by a number of unbreakable rules, demanding anyone who shares her home do the same. Now Georgia is saddled with raising the young woman and it will require each patient breath she takes to understand Rachel's fury. But as Rachel succumbs to her summer of misery, Georgia notices something is changing within her granddaughter. Given structure and responsibilities, Rachel is letting her guard down and learning compassion. Her journey will lead all three women to revelations of buried family secrets and an understanding that, regardless what happens, the ties that bind can never be broken
Elvis & Nixon by Liza Johnson( Visual )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'histoire vraie que vous aurez peine à croire : la rencontre improbable et méconnue entre Elvis, la plus grande star de l'époque, et le Président Nixon, l'homme le plus puissant du monde. Deux monuments que tout oppose. Le film part d'un fait historique : la rencontre entre Elvis et Nixon dont il ne reste qu'une photo qui est la photo la plus demandée des archives américaines. Le film imagine ce que Elvis et Nixon se sont dit durant cette rencontre. (Source : jaquette)
Shadow of the vampire by Steven Katz( Visual )

44 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 989 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
Hot shots! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

36 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
Glory( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War
Days of thunder by Tony Scott( Visual )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race car driver Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) teams with a legendary crew chief (Robert Duvall) to race at the Daytona 500. A fiery crash nearly ends his career and he must turn to a beautiful doctor (Nicole Kidman) to regain his nerve to race, to win and to live
 
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Elwes, Ivan Simon Cary

Elwes, Ivan Simon Cary 1962-

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