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Starr, Mike 1950-

Overview
Works: 98 works in 159 publications in 3 languages and 7,395 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Radio plays  Science fiction radio programs  Television adaptations  Science fiction plays  Fiction  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mike Starr
Jersey girl by Liv Tyler( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ollie is madly in love with his wife. But when the Manhattan music publicist's wife dies in childbirth, Ollie's life becomes emotionally shattered. Not sure what to do next, he moves to New Jersey with his infant daughter to live with his dad. Juggling his career and single parenthood proves more than Ollie can manage, and one day he's fired after he bungles a major press event. He devotes his time to his daughter and ends up frequenting a local video store where he strikes up a friendship with a woman named Maya
Jesse Stone ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following his divorce and the loss of his job as a homicide detective with the LAPD, Jesse Stone travels across the country to Paradise, Massachusetts where he is recruited by the town's board of selectmen to become the new Chief of Police. But things are not quite so heavenly in Paradise, as Stone starts off his first day on the job investigating a domestic abuse case that leads to a money-laundering scheme possibly involving bank manager Hasty Hathaway-- one of the men responsible for hiring Stone
The ice harvest by Harold Ramis( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's Christmas Eve in icebound Wichita, Kansas, and this year Charlie Arglist just might have something to celebrate. Charlie is an attorney for the sleazy businesses of Wichita. Along with his unsavory associate, the steely Vic Cavanaugh, the two have just successfully embezzled $2 million from Kansas City boss Bill Guerrard. But the real prize for Charlie is the stunning Renata, who runs the Sweet Cage strip club. Charlie hopes to slip out of town with Renata. But as daylight fades and an ice storm whirls, everyone from Charlie's drinking buddy Pete Van Heuten to the local police begin to wonder just what exactly is in Charlie's Christmas stocking
Mickey by John Grisham( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When widowed attorney Tripp Spence finds himself wanted by the IRS, he and his young pitching sensation son, Derrick, change their appearance, assume new identities and flee to Las Vegas. Here Derrick becomes "Mickey" and Tripp enrolls him in a second final year of Little League. But as the nation, the government, and a nervous Tripp watch, "Mickey" leads his team from the city championship all the way to the controversial final game of the Little League World Series. But success comes in second place when compared to the pain and cost of their dishonest choices
I hate Valentine's Day by Nia Vardalos( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genevieve Gernier owns a flower shop in Manhattan. She has a personal, strict philosophy on dating. Her rule: no more than five dates with a man to ensure that she will never get dumped or hurt. When Greg Gatlin buys a restaurant nearby her shop, they decide to date. However, after five dates, Genevieve is not happy with her rule and does not know how to meet Greg again. The rule that she swore to never break, could end up breaking her heart
The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Black Dahlia is set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two cops, Bucky Bleichert (Josh Hartnett) and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short, a young woman found brutally murdered. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police department
Clockers by Spike Lee( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "clocker" is a 24-hour drug dealer, and Strike (Mekhi Phifer) is the hardest-working one on the streets. But for Strike, time is running out. When the local drug kingpin (Delroy Lindo) tips Strike off about an opportunity for advancement, a rival dealer ends up dead, and Strike suddenly finds himself caught between two homicide detectives. One is Mazilli (John Turturro), who's only looking for an easy bust. The other is Rocco (Harvey Keitel), who's looking for something much harder to find - the truth - and when Strike's law-abiding brother confesses to the murder, Rocco vows not to rest until he's sure the real shooter is behind bars. Director Spike Lee, producer Martin Scorsese and writer Richard Price, along with music by Seal, Marc Dorsey, Des'ree and Chaka Khan, deliver a film so riveting, you'll feel it grab you by the collar and toss you into the middle of an urban battlefield, prompting Jeffrey Lyons of Sneak Previews to call it "One of 1995's most powerful films."
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fourth season of this classic groundbreaking series saw the beginning of one-hour episodes. This allowed for more elaborate and detailed stories which plunged viewers even further into The Twilight Zone. Special features included
The Twilight zone radio dramas ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas will keep you glued to the edge of your seat, whether listening in your home or in your car. Each tale unites classic stories and musical scores with contemporary sound effects and readings by distinguished guest stars. Adapted for audio from original scripts written for the television show created by Rod Serling that aired in the 1960s, these radio dramas feature music and sound effects and a distinguished lineup of guest stars. Serling's widow, Carol Serling, praised the radio adaptations, calling them "ruly astounding."
Elvis has left the building ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harmony is a cosmetics sales lady whose life is shaped by an early encounter with the King himself. It all takes an ugly turn when she accidentally kills some Elvis impersonators and flees the scene. Running from the FBI, Harmony shows a knack for leaving Elvis impersonators in her wake. Let's hope luck improves when she hooks up with an executive whose wife also has Elvis issues
Murder in a small town ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The year is 1938. Cash (Wilder) is a star Broadway director who earned his nickname by directing a string of box-office hits. When Cash's wife is brutally murdered, he retreats back to the safer environs of Stamford, Connecticut, and starts his own community theater but just as he begins to heal from the tragedy of his wife's death, another murder shakes his world when a fellow businessman is found dead. Stamford police lieutenant Tony Rossini (Mike Starr) calls on his old friend Cash for help. Cash, putting his insights into character motivation and human psychology to the ultimate test, becomes drawn further and further into a world of mystery and mayhem where everyone in town is a suspect. As he is forced to come to terms with the tragic events of his own past, he journeys on a trail of violence that will place his own life in jeopardy"--Box
Wrong turn at Tahoe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joshua is a hard-nosed collector for a ruthless mob boss, lives in a world filled with brutal violence and beautiful women. But when he finds himself in the middle of a power struggle with the most dominant drug lord in the business, Joshua knows that one false move could cause everything to come crashing down. Life becomes the ultimate battle when revenge is all there is to live for
Mad Dog and Glory by John McNaughton( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An offbeat, comic love story about a cop who'd rather be an artist, a mobster who'd rather be a comic, and a woman who'd rather be anywhere but between them
Ca$h ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stroke of good luck turns lethal for Sam Phelan and his wife Leslie when they are faced with a life-changing decision that brings strange and sinister Pyke Kubic to their doorstep. As Pyke leads Sam and Leslie on a tumultuous adventure through the streets of Chicago, each is pulled deeper and deeper into a desperate spiral of deception and violence ... all in the name of cash
3 a.m ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trio of taxi drivers works the graveyard shift. All are haunted by their pasts; all are struggling to make ends meet. When a fellow cabbie is murdered and it becomes apparent it is the work of a serial killer, these three friends wonder if their next shift could be their last
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leo, a likeable Irish gangster boss, rules an Eastern city along with Tom, his trusted lieutenant and counselor. But just as their authority is challenged by an Italian underboss and his ruthless henchman, Leo and Tom fall for the same woman. Tom, caught in the jaws of a gangland power struggle, walks a deadly tightrope as he tries to control and manipulate its violent outcome
The lady in question ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As war clouds gather over Europe, former Broadway director Larry "Cash" Carter retreats to the relative calm of running a community theater in an idyllic New England town. But his tranquility is shattered when a wealthy, anti-Nazi philanthropist is brutally murdered-- and a local police detective enlists Carter's keenly perceptive mind to help crack the case
The Twilight zone radio dramas ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas will keep you glued to the edge of your seat, whether listening in your home or in your car. Each tale unites classic stories and musical scores with contemporary sound effects and readings by distinguished guest stars. Adapted for audio from original scripts written for the television show created by Rod Serling that aired in the 1960s, these radio dramas feature music and sound effects and a distinguished lineup of guest stars. Serling's widow, Carol Serling, praised the radio adaptations, calling them "truly astounding."
Lonely street ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bumbling private investigator Bubba Mabry will take any assignment to pay the rent, so when JG offers him some serious cash to protect a mystery client from an overzealous reporter, Bubba thinks he has it made. Unfortunately, he gets more than he bargained for when he discovers his client is Elvis, aka "Mr. Aaron" who has faked his death and is planning a comeback. When the case takes a wild twist and the reporter turns up dead, Bubba ends up as the prime suspect. He enlists the help of street-wise Rodent for some quick answers. Now, Detective Romero, Captain Morgan, the beautiful Bambi Gamble, a sexy tabloid editor, Felicia Quattlebau, are all hot on Bubba's tail
The Twilight zone radio dramas by Rod Serling( Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five audio dramas based upon scripts from the Twilight Zone television program
 
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Alternative Names
Luna Luna, Miguel Román 1950-
Star, Michael 1950-
Star, Mike 1950-
Starr, Michael 1950-
Languages
English (54)
Spanish (1)
Italian (1)
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