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Castle, Nick

Works: 74 works in 348 publications in 8 languages and 11,064 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Comedy films  Children's films  Fiction  Prison films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Actor, Other, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nick Castle
Hook by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if Peter Pan grew up?
August Rush by Freddie Highmore( Visual )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square. They are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York City and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth
The last starfighter by Nick Castle( Visual )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is an 18-year old Earthling who has an extraordinary talent for video game wizardry and conquers the Starfighter game. He is then recruited by alien Centauri to be part of an elite legion of fighters. Leaving behind his trailer park existence, he heads to the outer regions of space. Alex becomes the last hope for the beleaguered Star League and hundreds of worlds, including Earth
John Carpenter's Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )

47 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison which houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container
Hook : a novel by Terry Brooks( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Pan returns to the Island of Lost Boys when Captain Hook steals Peter's children
Major Payne by MCA Universal( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When peace breaks out in America, killing machine Major Benson Winifred Payne, United States Marine Corps Special Forces, is given his marching orders--to the unemployment line. Unable to cope with civilian life, Payne is thrust back into the military regimen as commander of the Madison Academy Junior ROTC
Dennis the menace by Nick Castle( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El niño de la tira cómica popular de Hank Ketcham crea problemas para su vecino sufrido George Wilson, mientras que, al mismo tiempo, frustra a un maleante del vecindario
The boy who could fly by Lorimar Film Partners( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen year-old Millie feels the pain of her father's recent death and the anxiety of a new neighborhood and school. She meets Eric, the strange mute boy next door who dreams of flying. They learn that if you wish hard enough, anything is possible
Tap( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Washington is a promising but disillusioned tap dancer just released from Sing Sing who must resolve the conflict between his craft and the fast track life of a high-stakes thief
Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chilling vision of the future, when New York has become an enclosed, maximum security penitentiary. Air Force One crash lands inside and the President is held hostage. Only one man can bring him back
The seat filler( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling law student takes a job as an awards show seat filler. One day he is seated next to the beautiful pop star Jhnelle, who mistakes him for an industry executive. When the two fall in love, he must choose between his conscience and true love
Mr. Wrong( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the agonizing dating games of the '90's
John Carpenter's Escape from L.A. by John Carpenter( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the same team who created Escape from New York: in 2013, Los Angeles is in ruins, cut off from the mainland after a major earthquake, and no longer part of the United States. Into this haven for outlaws and undesirables comes Snake Plissken, who must locate a doomsday device before it is too late
Something for the boys( Visual )

3 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hart cousins - Blossom, Harry, and Chiquita - inherit Southern plantation Magnolia Manor, which proves to be a 'termite trap' and tax liability. They decide to turn the place into a hotel for army wives and put on a show to pay bills
Rock-a-bye baby by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goofy TV repairman Clayton Poole becomes an unexpected father of three infant girls. The girls are children of his childhood sweetheart, now a famous actress, Carla Naples. She must temporarily give up the children to protect her career and star in a major Hollywood production. It's triple the hi-jinks, triple the fun and triple the laughs. Whether it's changing the diapers, warming the bottles or singing off-key lullabies, this in-over-his-head nanny will have you laughing until it hurts
Delivering Milo( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City, anxious parents-to-be Elizabeth and Kevin Moore are counting the seconds down to their blessed event. Suddenly, Elizabeth's contractions stop completely - thanks, of course, to Milo's decision not to be born. Meanwhile, Elmore, a soul in limbo who becomes Milo's Guardian Angel, agrees to take Milo to Earth so the boy can see what it is like to be a human life for one day. Elmore has 24 hours to convince the boy to say he wants to be born. If successful, Elmore's reward is that he gets to once again become human. If he is not successful, the "Big Door" will be closed forever, sealing the fate of humanity by stopping all future births
Connors' war( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After losing his eyesight during a sabotaged CIA operation, Special Agent Connors agrees to be injected with an experimental serum that promises to cure his blindness. Armed with his new extraordinary eyesight, Connors successfully completes a daring mission for his former mentor--only to discover he's been tricked into stealing a deadly chemical bomb intended for a twisted act of terrorism
The boy who could fly (1986) : draft script by Nick Castle( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape from New York (1981) : shooting script by Nick Castle( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tap (1989) : shooting script by Nick Castle( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Castle, Nicholas Charles

Castle, Nicholas Charles 1947- Jr

Castle, Nicholas Charles, Jr. 1947-

Nick Castle Amerikaans filmregisseur, scenarioschrijver en acteur

Nick Castle amerykański aktor i reżyser

Nick Castle attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Nick Castle cinéaste américain

Nick Castle US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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