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Elwes, Cary 1962-

Works: 258 works in 879 publications in 8 languages and 42,043 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Adventure stories  Animated films  Historical films  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Cary Elwes
Most widely held works by Cary Elwes
The princess bride by Cary Elwes ( Visual )
76 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,134 WorldCat member 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
Glory by Edward Zwick ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War
Ella enchanted by Gail Carson Levine ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 2,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the day of her birth, Ella is given the gift of obedience by her Fairy Godmother. The gift is also a curse as Ella cannot refuse anything she is asked to do. Tired of being taken advantage of, Ella leaves home to return her unwanted gift. What starts as a simple errand becomes an amazing journey
Twister by Jan de Bont ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,251 WorldCat member 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
The adventures of Tintin by Hergé ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unquenchably curious young reporter Tintin and his fiercely loyal dog Snowy discover a model ship carrying an explosive secret. Drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Tintin find himself in the sightlines of Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine, a diabolical villain who believes Tintin has stolen a priceless treasure tied to a dastardly pirate. With the help of Snowy, Captain Haddock, and bumbling detectives Thompson & Thompson, Tintin will travel half the world to find the final resting place of the Unicorn
Disney's A Christmas carol ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"...high-flying, heartwarming adventure for the whole family, starring Jim Carrey. When three ghosts take penny-pinching Scrooge on an eye-opening journey, he discovers the true meaning of Christmas"--Container
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,585 WorldCat member 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 Max's wish miraculously comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset - his mouth - has suddenly become his biggest liability! Hilarious havoc ensures as Fletcher tries to keep his practice afloat and his ex-wife Audrey from taking their son and moving to Boston
No strings attached ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,416 WorldCat member 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 by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,335 WorldCat member 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 by James Patterson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Widescreen. 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."
Saw by James Wan ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member 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 horrific games for their own survival
Georgia rule ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member 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
Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15th-century warrior Vlad goes off the fight the Turks. Upon his return, he finds that his wife Elisabeta, hearing he was dead, has killed herself. Maddened by this injustice, Vlad curses God, and becomes the immortal blood-eating fiend known as Count Dracula--for centuries. When English attorney Jonathan Harker journeys to Dracula's castle, the Count sees a photograph of his fiancée, Mina Murray. Dracula's patience has been rewarded--Elisabeta lives again! The Count goes to dastardly lengths to possess Mina, while her best friend Lucy, Lucy's three suitors, and Prof. Abraham Van Helsing all become entangled by Dracula's quest. The modern age is dawning, even in Transylvania. Will the Count triumph, or be relegated to the past?
Whisper of the heart Mimi o sumaseba ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 1,032 WorldCat member 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
Shadow of the vampire by Steven Katz ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This riveting suspense thriller is about the filming of the movie Nosferatu and the difficult relationship between director F.W. Murnau and actor Max Schreck. As cast and crew begin to disappear, it seems that Murnau has made a devil's bargain with Schreck, whose performance is too authentic
The jungle book by Walt Disney ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli (Jason Scott Lee) is eventually drawn away from the jungle by Kitty, the beautiful daughter of Major Brydon (Sam Neill). Mowgli soon faces a corrupt Captain Boone (Cary Elwes), who wants both Kitty's hand in marriage and a hand on the mythical treasures of Mankey City - a place only Mowgli can find. Loyal animal friends Bagheers, Baloo and Grey Brother must help Mowgli survive the untamed peril
The cat returns by Hiroyuki Morita ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Haru, a schoolgirl, saves a cat's life. To her surprise it is the prince of cats, and she is allowed to enter his kingdom and be his bride
Days of thunder by Tony Scott ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Widescreen. Race car driver Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) teams with a legendary crew chief (Robert Duvall) to race at the Daytona 500. A fiery crash nearly ends his career and he must turn to a beautiful doctor (Nicole Kidman) to regain his nerve to race, to win and to live
Cradle will rock by Tim Robbins ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Takes a kaleidoscope look at the extraordinary events in 1930s America, bringing Depression-era New York City to vivid life. Looking at a young Orson Wells and a troupe of passionte actors who risk everthing to perform the infamous musical "The Cradle Will Rock." As threats to their freedom and livelihood loom larger, they refuse to give in to censorship."
Lady Jane by Trevor Nunn ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member 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, stole 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
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Alternative Names
Elwes, Ivan Simon Cary
Elwes, Ivan Simon Cary 1962-
English (362)
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