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Douglas, Michael 1944-

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Works: 279 works in 1,748 publications in 13 languages and 59,624 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Motion pictures  History  Romantic comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Narrator, Performer, Production personnel, Interviewee, Contributor, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Michael Douglas
Publications by Michael Douglas
Most widely held works about Michael Douglas
 
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Most widely held works by Michael Douglas
One flew over the cuckoo's nest by Miloš Forman( visu )
63 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,086 libraries worldwide
The story of a man whose rebelliousness pits him against the head nurse of a mental ward and the full spectrum of institutional repression
Wall Street by Oliver Stone( visu )
112 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,293 libraries worldwide
An ambitious young stockbroker is lured into the illegal, lucrative world of corporate espionage when he is seduced by the power, status and financial wizardry of Wall Street legend Gordon Gekko
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
88 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,178 libraries worldwide
Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter
Romancing the stone by Robert Zemeckis( visu )
59 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,017 libraries worldwide
A romance writer, seeking her kidnapped sister in South America, experiences the adventures of a story-book heroine when aided by a rugged jungle hunter
Fatal attraction by Adrian Lyne( visu )
65 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,968 libraries worldwide
A New York attorney has a romantic fling while his wife is out of town, and then shrugs it off. But the woman involved with him won't be ignored, even if it means destroying his family to keep him. Film is preceded by insights, outtakes and background information presented by the director, then has an epilogue containing the controversial "original" ending
A chorus line by Richard Attenborough( visu )
52 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,961 libraries worldwide
In preparation for a Broadway musical, a group of aspiring stage performers is put through their paces by a veteran stage director using some singular techniques
Wall Street money never sleeps by Oliver Stone( visu )
28 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,958 libraries worldwide
Following a lengthy prison term, Gordon Gekko finds himself on the outside looking in at a world he once commanded. Hoping to repair his relationship with his daughter, Winnie, Gekko forges an alliance with her fiance, Jake. But Winnie and Jake learn the hard way that Gekko is still a master manipulator who will stop at nothing to reclaim his rightful place at the top of Wall Street
The American president by Rob Reiner( visu )
49 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,882 libraries worldwide
Andrew Shepherd is a consummate politician and a man of integrity, who also happens to be a widower, ready to start dating again. He is swept off his feet by Sydney Ellen Wade. His critics rant that it is immoral and his friends proclaim that it's romantic, but one thing is certain, all that stands between true love and re-election is the approval of the American public
Basic instinct by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
103 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,729 libraries worldwide
A tough but vulnerable detective investigates a murder identical to one described in the latest novel of a cold, calculating and beautiful novelist with an insatiable sexual appetite
Ghosts of girlfriends past ( visu )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
Connor Mead is the kind of guy who dumps three girlfriends - at one time and by teleconference. So when he goes home to attend his brother's wedding, he has a singular goal in mind: score with the only bridesmaid he has somehow managed to miss. But the ghost of his departed Uncle Wayne - who taught him to love 'em and then leave 'em - has another goal in mind: restore Connor's lost faith in true love. This will be a tough assignment, one that will require many past girlfriends and the ghosts of his past, present and future
The sentinel by Clark Johnson( visu )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,496 libraries worldwide
Pete Garrison is on the presidential protection detail when another Secret Service agent is murdered. An informer tells Garrison about an elaborate assassination conspiracy that is related to this murder and is well underway. Garrison also happens to be having an affair with the First Lady, the stress of which causes him to flunk a lie detector test when word of the plot to kill the president becomes more than just paranoia. Garrison is soon on the run, being hunted by his protégé David Breckinridge, but Garrison is at the top of his game and he knows all of the Secret Service tricks and uses them to evade his former comrades as the clock ticks down to assassination
The game by David Fincher( visu )
71 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,496 libraries worldwide
"In this thriller, Nicholas Van Orton, a shrewd and successful businessman who is always in control, has been enrolled by his brother in "The Game"--"a profound life experience" with no rules, which begins quietly but soon erupts in a confusing maze of devastating events. Terrorized by forces who seem intent on dismantling all that he has built, Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life."
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson( visu )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,473 libraries worldwide
During a single weekend, college professor and writer Grady Tripp scrambles to gather together a life that has suddenly reeled out of control. Along for the ride are his gifted but troubled student, his eccentric editor, the married chancellor of his university who is pregnant with his child, and his sultry student boarder
You, me and Dupree by Owen Wilson( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,392 libraries worldwide
For newlyweds Carl and Molly Peterson, life is sweet. With a nice house and established careers, nothing seems to get in the newlyweds way. However, Carl's best friend, Dupree, has just been displaced from his home and fired from his job because of attending their wedding. Taking his friend in for what should just be a few days, turns into a lot more than they bargained for. Especially when Dupree overstays his welcome and in causes one hilarious catastrophe after another for his newlywed hosts
The China syndrome by James Bridges( visu )
54 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,301 libraries worldwide
A television news reporter and a cameraman uncover a startling incident while investigating a nuclear power plant
The jewel of the Nile by Lewis Teague( visu )
40 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,295 libraries worldwide
Sequel to 'Romancing the Stone' in which Joan and Jack part ways, but Jack soon thinks she might be in trouble, and goes to rescue her
The war of the Roses by Danny DeVito( visu )
42 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,288 libraries worldwide
Deliriously mean-spirited free-for-all about the demise of a marriage
Haywire ( visu )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,258 libraries worldwide
"After freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, Mallory is double-crossed and left for dead -- by someone in her own agency. Suddenly the target of assassins who know her every move, Mallory unleashes the fury of her fighting skills to uncover the truth and turn the tables on her ruthless adversary"--Container
Falling down by Michael Douglas( visu )
35 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,246 libraries worldwide
After he's downsized from his job, an emotionally unstable man slowly loses his mind, unleashing a spree of violence on those that he sees as detriments to society
Solitary man by Brian Koppelman( visu )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
Ben Kalmen, a fifty-something New Yorker, discovers that he is not the man he wanted to be. Through many business and romantic indiscretions he has lost his once successful car dealership. Now he must make the decision to face the challenges of his not so youthful life
 
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Douglas, Michael Kirk.
Douglas, Michael Kirk, 1944-
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