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Castle, Nick

Works: 89 works in 333 publications in 9 languages and 10,986 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Musical films  Comedy films  Children's films  Fiction  Prison films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nick Castle
Hook by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin williams is a grown up peter pan and dustin hoffman is the infamous captain hook. Granny wendy darling and tinkerbell must convince the middle-aged lawyer peter banning, that he was once the legendary peter pan in order to save his children from the evil hook. Features: subtitles in english, and much more
August Rush by Freddie Highmore( Visual )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,094 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 )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 1,296 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
Hook : a novel by Terry Brooks( Book )

23 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 6 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Pan returns to the Island of Lost Boys when Captain Hook steals Peter's children
John Carpenter's Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )

42 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US president ... crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and form Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken ... But time is short. In 24 hours, an explosive device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container
Major Payne by MCA Universal( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 648 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 )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank Ketcham's popular comic-strip kid manages to create problems for his long-suffering neighbor George Wilson, while at the same time foiling a neighborhood villain
The boy who could fly by Lorimar Film Partners( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 449 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 )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Washington is a promising but disillusioned tap dancer 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 )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 247 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 )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 229 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
John Carpenter's Escape from L.A. by John Carpenter( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 157 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 )

5 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 143 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 99 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 84 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 )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After losing his eyesight during a sabotaged CIA operation, special agent Connors agrees to be injected with a highly-experimental serum that promises to cure his blindness. Armed with extraordinary new vision, Connors successfully completes one last mission? only to discover he?s been tricked into helping terrorists steal a chemical weapon. Now, he must turn his first defeat into his final victory and bring down a madman hell-bent on catastrophic destruction
Escape from New York : a novel by Mike McQuay( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 39 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

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

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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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