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Elwes, Cary 1962-

Works: 222 works in 823 publications in 10 languages and 40,855 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Animated films  Film and video adaptations  Historical films  Caricatures and cartoons  Adventure stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Contributor
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 )
82 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 5,061 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 )
49 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,340 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 )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,429 WorldCat member 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
Twister by Jan de Bont ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientists pursue the most destructive weather front to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years
The adventures of Tintin by Hergé ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,044 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 1,643 WorldCat member 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
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,594 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 his son's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset, his mouth, has become his biggest liability. Contains extended outtake footage
No strings attached ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,407 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 )
36 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,324 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 Gary Fleder ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,218 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 )
51 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,205 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 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
Georgia rule ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,186 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 Columbia Pictures ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tortured journey of the devastatingly seductive Transylvanian Prince as he moves from Eastern Europe to 19th century London in search of his reincarnated long-lost love
The jungle book by Rudyard Kipling ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member 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
Shadow of the vampire by Elias E Merhige ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This riveting suspense thriller is about the filming of Nosferatu and the difficult relationship between F.W. Murnau and 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
Whisper of the heart Mimi o sumaseba by Yoshibumi Kondo ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 985 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
The cat returns ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 871 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 )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and German and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Race car driver Cole Trickle teams with a legendary crew chief to race at the Daytona 500. A fiery crash nearly ends his career and he must turn to a beautiful doctor to regain his nerve to race, to win and to live
Lady Jane by Trevor Nunn ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 618 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
Cradle will rock by Tim Robbins ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member 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. Based on the events surrounding Marc Blitzstein's controversial musical about a steel strike, to be produced by the Federal Theater Program
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Alternative Names
Elwes, Ivan Simon Cary
Elwes, Ivan Simon Cary, 1962-
English (344)
Spanish (24)
French (23)
German (15)
Japanese (6)
Turkish (1)
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Italian (1)
Polish (1)
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