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Nichols, Mike

Works: 502 works in 1,791 publications in 11 languages and 35,418 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  Comedy films  Film remakes  Farces  Interviews 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Performer, Actor, Conductor, Production personnel, Film editor, pdr, Scenarist, Recipient, Interviewee, Contributor, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Mike Nichols
The graduate by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
138 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uncertain of what he wants to do with his life, college graduate Benjamin Braddock returns home. The wife of his father's business partner, the sexy Mrs. Robinson, seduces him, which only deepens his confusion. Then he meets the girl of his dreams but she is Mrs. Robinson's daughter
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee ( Visual )
114 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A couple is invited to the home of a professor and his sharp-tongued wife, and are treated to verbal battles by their hosts
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson is best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he is a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, once Charlie is prodded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring, Wilson learns about the plight of the people who are suffering from the effects of the brutal Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. With the help of the maverick CIA agent, Gust Avrakotos, Wilson dedicates his canny political efforts to supply the Afghan mujahideen with the weapons and support needed to defeat the Soviet Union. Ultimately, Charlie learns that while military victory can be obtained, there are other consequences and prices to that fight that are ignored to everyone's sorrow. Based on a true story
The remains of the day by James Ivory ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically proper butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper employed by a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe
Angels in America by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn, personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter, who is visited by an angel and deserted by his self-pitying lover, Louis. Louis moves on to a relationship with Joe Pitt, a Mormon lawyer whose closeted homosexuality drives his wife to delusions and brings his mother to New York
The birdcage by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down
Closer by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
49 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dan, an aspiring novelist, cannot help but feel immensely attracted to Alice, a young American waitress and stripper who is in London after escaping from a failed relationship. After some time Dan meets Anna, a photographer who also attracts him. From there, things go downhill for Alice and Dan. Eventually Dan, Alice, Anna and Alice's fiance, Larry, take part in a twisted dance of deceit, guilt and anger
Wit by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devastating illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
Working girl by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young secretary in New York named Tess McGill has the brains, looks and charm to make it big. All she needs is the right haircut, clothes and job. The opportunity arises when her classy, seductive and treacherous boss breaks a leg skiing. Tess steps into her job, her apartment and her clothes, and all sorts of witty and romantic things follow!
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
80 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a group of fliers in the Mediterranean during World War II
Primary colors by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife
Silkwood by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
72 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Karen Silkwood becomes contaminated with plutonium at her job, voices her protest at the indifference and denial of her company, and becomes a threat to the entire nuclear industry and the government agencies that monitor it. Based on a true story
Regarding Henry by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ruthless lawyer is shot during a robbery attempt and must rebuild his life without any memory of his past
Postcards from the edge ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the novel by Carrie Fisher about her life in the Hollywood fast lane. Suzanne Vale is a wise-cracking, vulnerable actress determined to jump start her failing career. Her mother, an aging movie star is the definitive portrait of Hollywood's gutsy glamour queens and, of course, offers her daughter only razor sharp humor and searing honesty
Wolf by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film version of the age-old legend of a man who turns into a wolf-like creature under the influence of the full moon
Heartburn by Nora Ephron ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bitter romance based on Nora Ephron's autobiographical novel about her relationship with Carl Bernstein
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the sexual triumphs and disasters of two American men as it traces their lives from college days to middle age
Neil Simon's Biloxi blues by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eugene, a raw recruit from Brooklyn, is sent to boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi, where he expects the army to be dolls, doughnuts, and USO dances. Instead, he encounters a tough drill sergeant and a platoon of often hostile recruits
What planet are you from? ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to save his planet of men, an alien is sent to Earth to procreate with a woman. Unfortunately, he doesn't have a clue about dating so he is given dating lessons from his home planet
The day of the dolphin ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Terrell is a researcher who, along with his wife Maggie), are investigating dolphin intelligence, believing they have the capability of speech. Harold DeMilo, in charge of a major corporation, sponsors their work. But undercover work by government agent Curtis Mahoney reveals that DeMilo is working with a right-wing group planning to kidnap the dolphins and use them to blow up the presidential yacht. Jake and Maggie have to race against time to save both their dolphins and the president
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Alternative Names
Nichols, Michael Igor Peschwsky 1931-
Peschkowsky, Michael Igor.
Peschkowsky, Michael Igor 1931-
English (789)
German (45)
French (27)
Spanish (21)
Multiple languages (14)
Italian (11)
Japanese (1)
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