WorldCat Identities

Kamen, Michael

Works: 585 works in 2,200 publications in 8 languages and 37,231 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Police films  Comedy films  Western films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Author, Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Arranger, Production personnel, Contributor, Adapter, Singer, Director, Other, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Kamen
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

86 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,575 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
Die hard by John McTiernan( Visual )

143 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian, McClane careens wildly from one end of town to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game
The iron giant by Brad Bird( Visual )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,331 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 William Wyler( Visual )

38 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,106 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
Lethal weapon by H. A Turner( Visual )

69 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two Vietnam-vets-turned-cops who have just one thing in common: both hate to work with partners. But their partnership becomes the key to survival when a murder investigation leads to war with a heroin ring
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,532 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
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

41 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,408 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
Robin Hood by Walt Disney( Visual )

46 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,156 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
First daughter by 20th Century Fox( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,019 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
Don Juan DeMarco by Jeremy Leven( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy about an aging psychiatrist and his patient, a young man who claims to be the legendary lover Don Juan
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this action film
Adventures in babysitting by Chris Columbus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 793 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!
Against the ropes by Charles S Dutton( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 693 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 of 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
Collateral damage by John Glen( Visual )

58 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After attending the wedding of his friend CIA agent Felix Leiter and his bride Della, seductive British secret agent James Bond 007 disobeys orders and turns in his license to kill. Ruthless drug lord Franz Sanchez kills Della and tortures Felix, leaving him for dead. James sets off on a personal vendetta against the drug lord, and arrives in Mexico City. Helping James is CIA agent and pilot Pam Bouvier, Sanchez's sexy mistress Lupe Lamora and Bond's friend and fellow quartermaster 'Q.' Bond plays on both sides of the law, as he infiltrates his organization by bringing Sanchez down. James embarks on the ultimate confrontation and will not rest until he kills Sanchez and all those responsible for torturing Felix and murdering Della
The cream of Clapton by Eric Clapton( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 566 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
[Interview] by Michael Kamen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Composer pianist Michael Kamen discusses his career with interviewer Marian McPartland, and plays selected songs and duets with her
102 Dalmatians by Walt Disney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Multiple languages and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patch dreams of being a "One-of-a-kind Wonder Dog" like his TV-hero, Thunderbolt. When Patch is accidentally separated from the rest of the family, he takes the opportunity to try to meet his hero, and ends up as his sidekick as they rescue Patch's dognapped family from Cruella de Vil
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The iron giant
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

مايكل كامن

مایکل کیمن

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