Elwes, Cary 1962-
Most widely held works about Cary Elwes
Most widely held works by Cary Elwes
Glory ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,586 libraries worldwide
Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War.
The princess bride ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,437 libraries worldwide
A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest.
Ella enchanted ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,541 libraries worldwide
Ella lives in a fanciful and magical world where all children are given a "gift" from their fairy Godmother at birth. Ella's gift - and curse - was that of obedience. As a result, Ella cannot refuse any command, and as a result she is often taken advantage of. In a bid to regain control of her life, Ella goes on a quest to free herself from this mysterious "gift". Ella must outwit a kingdom filled with ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, talking books and other various evil plots.
Disney's A Christmas carol ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late.
Twister ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
Scientists pursue the most destructive weather front to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years.
Georgia rule ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,051 libraries worldwide
Rachel is a rebellious teenager who is uncontrollable. With her latest car crash, Rachel has broken the final rule in mom Lily's San Francisco home. Lily hauls her daughter to the one place she swore she'd never return, her mother's Idaho farm. Georgia is not your typical sweet and doting grandmother. She lives her life by a number of unbreakable rules, demanding anyone who shares her home do the same. Now Georgia is saddled with raising the young woman and it will require each patient breath she takes to understand Rachel's fury. But as Rachel succumbs to her summer of misery, Georgia notices something is changing within her granddaughter. Given structure and responsibilities, Rachel is letting her guard down and learning compassion. Her journey will lead all three women to revelations of buried family secrets and an understanding that, regardless what happens, the ties that bind can never be broken.
No strings attached ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
Emma and Adam are life-long friends who almost ruin everything by having sex one morning. To protect their friendship, they make a pact to keep their relationship strictly 'no strings attached.' That means no jealousy, no expectations, no fighting, no flowers, and no baby voices. They can do whatever they want, whenever they want, wherever they want, as long as they don't fall in love. The question becomes: who's going to fall first? And can their friendship survive?
Robin Hood men in tights ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 999 libraries worldwide
Robin Hood attempts to save England from Prince John and the Sheriff of Rottingham, while also winning the heart of Maid Marian.
Kiss the girls ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Washington DC detective Dr. Alex Cross (Morgan Freeman) travels to North Carolina to investigate the apparent kidnapping of his niece (Gina Ravera). Aided by escaped kidnapee Kate McTiernan (Ashley Judd), Cross hunts down the kidnapper, who operates under the pseudonym "Cassanova".
The Jungle book ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 899 libraries worldwide
Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is eventually drawn away from the jungle by Kitty, the beautiful daughter of Major Brydon. Mowgli soon faces a corrupt Captain Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand in marriage and a hand on the mythical treasures of Monkey city -- a place only Mowgli can find. Loyal animal friends Bagheera, Baloo and Grey Brother must help Mowgli survive the untamed peril.
LiarLiar ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday cake, he has just one wish: that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When his son's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset, his mouth, has become his biggest liability. Contains extended outtake footage.
Twister ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 838 libraries worldwide
Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton play scientists pursuing the most destructive weather front to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years.
Saw ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer is abducting morally wayward people and forcing them to play horrifric games for their own survival. Faced with impossible choices, each victim must struggle to win back his or her life, or else die trying.
The Princess bride ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes and silly accents you'd expect.
Shadow of the vampire ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Film director F.W. Murnau forms an unholy bargain with Max Schreck, a centuries-old vampire, in exchange for his performance in the vampire film "Nosferatu".
Whisper of the heart 耳をすませば ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 760 libraries worldwide
A schoolgirl named Shizuku, who longs to discover her true talents, meets the mysterious Seiji, a boy who is determined to follow his dreams, and The Baron, a magical cat who helps her listen to the whispers in her heart.
Liar liar ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Fletcher Reed is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday cake, he has just one wish-- that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset-- his mouth-- has become his biggest liability.
Hot shots ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 646 libraries worldwide
A team of crack (or is it cracked?) jet jockeys led by an incompetent commander spend their nights carousing and their days training for secret operation "Sleepy Weasel"--A lightning strike against a desert kingdom.
Cradle will rock ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
A kaleidoscopic look at the extraordinary events of 1930s America, from high society to life on the streets in Depression-era New York City.
Lady Jane ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 550 libraries worldwide
"In 1553, England's idle rich were anything but idle. With the blessing of the royal family, they plundered the riches of the church, stold the finest farmlands, and generally took all the best things the country had to offer. A cousin to the infamous Henry VIII, Lady Jane Grey disapproved of the way her fellow nobles behaved, and disagreed with their religious beliefs. But as a sheltered 16-year-old, there wasn't much she could do about it. Then, through a strange turn of events, Lady Jane Grey was crowned Queen Jane, ruler of all England. Based on the true story of the girl who found herself Queen of England for nine days at age 16." -- Container.
Action and adventure films African American soldiers American Civil War (1861-1865) Animated films Avarice Children's films Christmas films Comedy films Comedy films Drama Fairy godmothers Fairy tales Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Generosity Ghost films Gifts Great Britain Historical films History Horror films Juvenile works Kidnapping Man-woman relationships Massachusetts Military participation--African American Obedience Princesses Redemption Regimental histories Romance films Scrooge, Ebenezer (Fictitious character) Serial murderers Shaw, Robert Gould,--1837-1863 Soldiers Spirits Tornadoes United States United States.--Army.--Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865) Vampire films Vampires Victims of crimes Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films
Elwes, Ivan Simon Cary, 1962-
Multiple languages (14)
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