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Amiel, Jon

Overview
Works: 150 works in 548 publications in 8 languages and 9,858 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical television programs  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Television programs  Television series  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Television crime shows 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Film editor, Restager , fmd, Creator, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jon Amiel
Entrapment by Inc Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment( Visual )

68 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solitary master thief and an insurance company investigator team up for a multibillion-dollar heist
The core by Aaron Eckhart( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of top scientific minds from around the world are assembled to determine what has been happening to Earth. Dr. Keyes makes the startling discovery that the Earth's electromagnetic forces have begun to collapse. If the planet is to be saved, the core of the Earth needs a jump start, and Keyes assembles a team to burrow to the center of the planet and bomb the insides back into action. However, as the crew digs deeper into the Earth, the more they discover what they haven't been told about their mission and what's really been causing the worldwide chaos
Sommersby by Jon Amiel( Visual )

57 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jack Sommersby returns to his hometown after the Civil War, he's tender, caring and resourceful. Before the war he had been a bitter, loutish man. Has the war changed him or is the man calling himself Jack Sommersby an imposter?
Creation by Jon Amiel( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives viewers a unique inside look at Charles Darwin, his family, and his love for his deeply religious wife, as he is torn between faith and science. Darwin struggles to finish his legendary book, On the Origin of Species, which goes on to become the foundation for evolutionary biology
The singing detective by Jon Amiel( Visual )

56 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hallucinations of a mystery writer stricken with a crippling skin disorder interweave memories of his past with a plot casting him in the role of a suave sleuth who croons with a big band
Copycat by Jon Amiel( Visual )

65 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the desperate hunt for a mass murderer with an elusive m.o.: he copies serial killers of the recent past
The Borgias( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After exacting vicious punishment on all those who opposed them, the Borgias are at the apex of their power and influence. With the world around them embroiled in war and turmoil, the original crime family will continue to exploit allies, silence critics, and solidify legacies. But this time, the seemingly unbreakable bonds of blood will be tested like never before, as the house notoriously united against the world becomes divided against itself
The Borgias( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy Irons stars in The Borgias, the saga of history's most infamous crime family. Conspiring with his ruthless sons and poisonously seductive daughter, the charismatic Rodrigo Borgia will let nothing and no one stand in the way of his relentless quest for wealth and power. Mercilessly cruel and defiantly decadent, intimidation and murder are his weapons of choice in his scandalous ascension to the papacy in Renaissance-era Italy
The man who knew too little by Ai mi er( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wallace Ritchie, an American vacationer in London, doesn't know that the bullets are real and the truth serum true. He thinks the intrigue erupting around him is part of an audience-participation theater event. Yet the world's fate depends on this gullible goofus who can't even spell CIA
Jim Henson's The storyteller : the complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of classic folk, fables and legends retold by Jim Henson's Creature Shop
Jim Henson's The storyteller : the definitive collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A storyteller accompanied by a talking dog serves as host and narrator for these adaptations of classic children's stories. Jim Henson's Creature Shop provides special effects, animation, puppetry, and makeup to bring unique qualities to this dual-themed fantasy series. Disc 1 is hosted by John Hurt as the Storyteller and features European folklore; disc 2 is hosted by Michael Gambon as a grave-robbing Athenian version of the Storyteller with tales from Greek mythology
Tune in tomorrow . by Jon Amiel( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro, an eccentric writer hired by a television station to liven up its ratings, stirs up all sorts of trouble. He develops a number of schemes to help a young writer in the young man's pursuit of his Aunt Julia. Too late the young writer and Aunt Julia find that Pedro is using their affair to liven up the plot of his soap opera!
Queen of hearts( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lovers risk everything to escape their little town and the plans their families have made for them
4 film favorites. Diabolique ; Copycat ; The crush ; Pacific Heights( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pacific Heights: A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own
4 film favorites( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spies like us: Two would-be spies are dupes in an evil mastermind's plan to take over the world. Vegas vacation: Clark Griswold and his family take a vacation to Las Vegas where nothing seems to go right. Man with two brains: A talented neurosurgeon who made millions perfecting an easy method of brain transplant travels to Vienna with his golddigging new wife where he meets a mad scientist and falls in love with a brain in a jar. Man who knew too little: An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity and an international conspiracy, be he believes the mayhem is all part of the act
The singing detective( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als de medische en psychische toestand van de aan psoriasis lijdende detectiveschrijver Philip Marlow verergert, gaat hij heden en verleden door elkaar halen en veranderen artsen in musicalsterren
The Singing detective. Who done it( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wracked by a terrible skin disease, the unsuccessful writer Philip Marlow looks cynically back on life from his bed in a busy National Health hospital, fantasising himself into one of his own pulp thrillers as a crooning '40s detective enmeshed in a baffling murder case
The Singing detective. Skin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wracked by a terrible skin disease, the unsuccessful writer Philip Marlow looks cynically back on life from his bed in a busy National Health hospital, fantasising himself into one of his own pulp thrillers as a crooning '40s detective enmeshed in a baffling murder case
The Singing detective. Clues( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wracked by a terrible skin disease, the unsuccessful writer Philip Marlow looks cynically back on life from his bed in a busy National Health hospital, fantasising himself into one of his own pulp thrillers as a crooning '40s detective enmeshed in a baffling murder case
The Singing detective. Pitter Potter( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wracked by a terrible skin disease, the unsuccessful writer Philip Marlow looks cynically back on life from his bed in a busy National Health hospital, fantasising himself into one of his own pulp thrillers as a crooning '40s detective enmeshed in a baffling murder case
 
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Alternative Names
Jon Amiel Amerikaans filmregisseur

Jon Amiel britisch-US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Filmproduzent

Jon Amiel brytyjski reżyser

Jon Amiel réalisateur britannique

Jon Amiel regista britannico

Джон Эмиел Английский кинорежиссёр, театральный режиссёр и кинопродюсер

Ջոն Էմիել

جان امیل تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

아미엘, 존 1948-

ジョン・アミエル

喬恩·阿米爾

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The singing detectiveCopycatThe man who knew too littleJim Henson's The storyteller : the definitive collection4 film favorites