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Kamen, Michael

Overview
Works: 682 works in 2,239 publications in 7 languages and 38,577 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Police films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Arranger, Production personnel, Contributor, Adapter, Singer, Other, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Kamen
Band of Brothers by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, an elite rifle company that parachuted into France early on D-Day morning, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden, and suffered heavy casualties. Also includes a documentary about the soldiers in Easy Company
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

83 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions
The iron giant by Allison Abbate( Visual )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy meets a 50 foot tall, steel-eating giant who he tries to keep secret from everyone, including a nosey government agent
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Dreyfuss stars as a 1960s musician and composer who uses jazz and rock'n'roll to inspire his music students. The film traces his career up to the modern day, and his aspiration to write a truly memorable piece of music, while also following his attempts to support his family and raise his deaf son
101 Dalmatians by Walt Disney( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A non-animated remake of Disney's puppy tale about the cruel Cruella de Vil who tries to capture Dalmatians Pongo and Perdy's puppies for a new fur coat
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
Frequency by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon of nature opens a mysterious channel to the past, John is stunned to discover that he is able to communicate with his dad who has been dead for 30 years. But by changing the past, they set in motion a string of brutal, unsolved murders. Now father and son must fight to find a way to stop the crime that could destroy the future for both of them
Die hard by John McTiernan( Visual )

70 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( Visual )

31 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Robin Hood for the 90's, light years removed from the romantic vision of Errol Flynn, but this gritty, pumped-up version can stand on its own. Rough, tough, and a rousing good time, with this version of the Sheriff of Nottingham a real surprise
Die hard 2 : die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Willis returns as the heroic cop John McClane who battles not only terrorists but an incompetent airport police chief, an anti-terrorist commander, and a snow storm. McClane's wife is trapped on a plane circling overhead, deperately low on fuel
X-Men by Stan Lee( Visual )

53 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born into a world filled with prejudice are children who possess extraordinary powers--the result of unique genetic mutations. Under the tutelage of Professor X, the outcasts learn to harness their powers and must now protect mankind from the evil Magneto. This first chapter of the X-Men saga features an all-star cast, including Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin and Rebecca Romijn-Stamos
First daughter by 20th Century Fox( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samantha Mackenzie is a sheltered young woman who has everything she could possibly wish for and lives in a beautiful white house. The White House, that is. Samantha just wants a normal college experience away from the influence of her parents. Only trouble is, her dad is the President of the United States. Nothing will stop her, so, under Secret Service surveillance and the nonstop glare of the media, Samantha meets and falls for a handsome college student who has a secret existence of his own
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Munchausen attempts to free a besieged city from the hordes of the Ottoman Empire. Assisting him on his perilous journey is a highly-unusual servant and a feisty little girl named Sally
Don Juan DeMarco by Jeremy Leven( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist rescues a young man who claims to be the legendary lover, Don Juan, and then becomes enmeshed in the young man's fantasies
Lethal weapon 2 by Richard Donner( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LAPD officers Roger Murtaugh and Martin Riggs are back. They are chasing a bad guy in a red BMW and when the car crashes, several million dollars in South African Krugerands spill out of the trunk. After Murtaugh is ambushed in his home by a group of South African bay guys, they speculate that the vehicle they were chasing may be linked. Their captain assigns them to guard a witness in a drug case and soon finds out that he was dealing with South African diplomats who are hiding behind their diplomatic immunity to carry out cocaine smuggling. Riggs discovers that one of the consulate employees murderer of his wife. After the bad guys kill several fellow police officers, Riggs and Murtaugh exact angry, bloody revenge against the psychopathic drug-dealing diplomats
Adventures in babysitting by Chris Columbus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chris Parker agrees to babysit, she expects a night of TV, and boredom. But when her frantic friend calls and pleads to be rescued from a downtown Chicago bus station, Chris and the kids pack up and leave their safe suburban surroundings for the heart of the big city. It's a frighteningly funny expedition no one will forget!
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Danny Madigan is a big fan of Jack Slater, a larger-than-life action hero played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. When his best friend Nick, the projectionist, gives him a magic ticket to the new Jack Slater film, Danny is transported into Slater's world, where the good guys always win. One of Slater's enemies, Benedict the hitman, gets hold of the ticket and ends up in Danny's world, where he realises that if he can kill Schwarzenegger, Slater will be no more. Slater and Danny must stop him
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Murtaugh just turned 50. He is an aging family man and sensible veteran LAPD police officer who is just trying to make it through the day unscathed. Martin Riggs is a suicidal loose cannon cop who doesn't care if he even lives to see the end of the day. For Roger, they are reluctantly thrown together to solve the mysterious murder of a banker's daughter. Along the way, the unlikely duo uncovers a dangerous ring of drug smugglers employing ex-military mercenaries. After a tragic turn of events, the mission becomes personal and the mismatched investigators must learn to trust one another as they wage a two-man war against a deadly criminal organization
Against the ropes by Charles S Dutton( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Kallen is a sassy, brassy boxing manager-in-the-making determined to change "Lethal" Luther Shaw from a mere street punk into a world-class prizefighter. To help Shaw rise to the rank of number-one contender, Jackie coaxes veteran trainer Felix Reynolds out out retirement. Before they can all realize their dream of a championship bout, they must first learn what it takes to stand in each other's corner. Jackie Kallen becomes the first female to ever make a name for herself in this male-dominated sport
 
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Band of Brothers
Alternative Names
K-Men, Michael

K-Men Michael 1948-2003

Kamen, Michael A. 1948-2003

Kamen, Michael Arnold

Kamen, Michael Arnold 1948-2003

Michael Kaman

Michael Kamen Amerikaans componist (1948-2003)

Michael Kamen compositeur américain

Michael Kamen compositore, musicista e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Michael Kamen US-amerikanischer Komponist

Micheal Kamen

Кэймен, Майкл

Майкл Кеймен

Майкъл Кеймън

Մայքլ Քեյմեն

מייקל קאמן מוזיקאי אמריקאי

مايكل كامن

مایکل کیمن

მაიკლ კემენი

マイケル・ケイメン

邁克爾·凱曼

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