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Kamen, Michael

Works: 797 works in 2,033 publications in 6 languages and 31,757 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Dystopias  Black humor  History 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Performer, Arranger, Musician, Production personnel, Contributor, Adapter, Singer, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Kamen
Band of brothers by Tom Hanks( Visual )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,551 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
The iron giant by Allison Abbate( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 2,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hogarth Hughes just rescued an enormous robot that fell from the stars to Earth. Now young Hogarth has one very big friend and an even bigger problem: how do you keep a 50-foot-tall, steel eating giant a secret?
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )
29 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,063 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
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )
67 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this surrealistic nightmare vision of a "perfect" future where technology reigns supreme, a daydreaming bureaucrat who is involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions. This is the original 142 minute director's cut edition of the film assembled from both the European and American versions
101 Dalmatians by Walt Disney( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,602 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
Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Killed in an accident, Chris Nielsen tries to remain close to his mortal wife, Annie, even after she commits suicide
First daughter by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,032 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
Robin Hood prince of thieves by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captured by the Turks during the crusades and escaping, Robin, son of Lord Locksley and a warrior Moor named Azeem return to England only to find Robin's father has been murdered by the Sheriff of Nottingham and has taken over his father's lands. Maid Marian Dubois, sister of Robin's friend Peter is unable to help. Robin vows to avenge his father and flees to the Forest of Sherwood, home to a band of outlaws who have been banished from their villages by the Sheriff of Notingham. Combining the forces of the outlaws, Robin and his men set out on a crusade against the Sheriff of Nottingham and his henchmen and put a end to the corruption that has infested the English countryside
Die hard by Roderick Thorp( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 917 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
Don Juan DeMarco by Jeremy Leven( Visual )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 892 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 )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 826 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
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this action film
X-Men by Bryan Singer( Visual )
45 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Born into a world filled with prejudice are children who possess extraordinary and dangerous powers - the results of unique genetic mutations. Cyclops unleashes bolts of energy from his eyes. Storm can manipulate the weather at will. Rogue absorbs the life force of anyone she touches. But under the tutelage of Professor Xavier, these and other outcasts learn to harness their powers for the good of manking. Now they must protect thoses who fear them as the nefarious Magneto, who believes humans and mutants can bever co-exist, unveils his sinister plan for the future."--container cover
Against the ropes by Charles S Dutton( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 664 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
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 586 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
The cream of Clapton by Eric Clapton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rock music./ Originally released Dec. 1966-Feb. 1981./ Compact disc./ Program and biographical notes by Ray Coleman ([12] p. : col. ports.) inserted in container./ Participants: Eric Clapton, vocals and guitar, with Cream (1st-5th tracks), Blind Faith (6th), Derek and the Dominos (10th-11th), and other unidentified musicians
The adventures of Baron Munchausen by Terry Gilliam( Visual )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 549 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
Licence to kill by John Glen( Visual )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and French and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Bond turns renegade to hunt down a master criminal. James leaves the British Secret Service and begins a fierce vendetta after his friend Felix Leiter is brutally attacked by drug lord Franz Sanchez
Event Horizon by Paul Anderson( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Event Horizon is the high-tech, pioneering research spacecraft that has mysteriously vanished, without a trace, on its maiden voyage seven years earlier. But a weak, persistnet signal from the long-missing craft prompts a rescue team to wing its way throught the galaxy on a bold rescue mission
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Alternative Names
K-Men, Michael
K-Men Michael 1948-2003
Kamen, Michael 1948-2003
Kamen, Michael A. 1948-2003
Kamen, Michael Arnold
Kamen, Michael Arnold 1948-2003
Michael Kaman
Micheal Kamen
English (260)
French (51)
Spanish (17)
German (14)
Multiple languages (10)
Italian (5)