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Shannon, Michael 1974-

Overview
Works: 146 works in 473 publications in 7 languages and 29,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Biography  Biographical films  Disaster films  Historical films  Historical drama  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Michael Shannon
Publications by Michael Shannon
Most widely held works about Michael Shannon
 
Most widely held works by Michael Shannon
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( visu )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 2,898 libraries worldwide
"... the innocence of a nation is instantly shattered by a sudden and devastating act of warfare. As the lives and loves of a generation are tragically swept into the greatest conflict modern man has ever known - World War II - the events at Pearl Harbor become a supreme test for the strength of the human spirit."--Container
Man of steel by Henry Cavill( visu )
40 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 2,339 libraries worldwide
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( visu )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,011 libraries worldwide
Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates. One he places little effort at, but he has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April suggests that they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life. Initially skeptical, Frank ultimately agrees to April's plan. When circumstances change around the Wheelers, April decides she will do whatever she has to to get herself out of her unhappy existence
Mud ( visu )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,603 libraries worldwide
Two boys, Ellis and his best friend Neckbone, find a mysterious man named Mud hiding out on a deserted island in the Mississippi. Mud tells the boys fantastic stories about his life, including how he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper. The boys agree to help him, but it isn't long until their small town is besieged by bounty hunters out for blood
Take shelter by Jeff Nichols( visu )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,348 libraries worldwide
Curtis LaForche lives in a small town in Ohio with his wife, Samantha, and daughter, Hannah, a six-year-old deaf girl. When Curtis begins to have terrifying dreams, he keeps the visions to himself, channeling his anxiety into obsessively building a storm shelter in his backyard. His inexplicable behavior concerns those closest to him, but the resulting strain on his marriage and tension within his community can't compare with Curtis's privately held fear of what his dreams may truly signify
Kangaroo Jack by David McNally( visu )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
Charlie and Louis are from Brooklyn. Charlie's stepfather, Sal, is a crime kingpin who has loaned Charlie a lot of money. Sal sends Charlie and Lewis to Australia, where they're to meet and deliver a large amount of cash to a mysterious Mr. Smith. En route to the outback, Charlie and Louis accidentally run over a kangaroo, and they decide to dress the marsupial in sunglasses and Louis' favorite jacket for snapshots. Since the animal wasn't dead, it hops away - taking the mob money with him
Boardwalk empire ( visu )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
A lavish HBO period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson - the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat
World Trade Center by Oliver Stone( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,193 libraries worldwide
The true story of Port Authority policemen John McLoughlin and William J. Jimeno, who volunteered for rescue duty and became trapped in the rubble of the Towers on September 11, 2001. The men became two of the last survivors extracted from Ground Zero. It is a story of the true heroes and of that fateful time in United States history, when buildings would fall and heroes would rise, literally from the ashes to inspire the entire human race
The Runaways by Floria Sigismondi( visu )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
Follows the outrageous success and then inevitable split of an all-girl teenage rock band lead by rebellious Southern California friends Joan Jett and Cherie Currie. With Jett's tough girl image and Currie's sex-kitten looks the band easily rose to the top under the tutelage of rock impresario Kim Fowley. After Currie pushes her life to the edge, she decides to leave the group, which causes the girls' friendship to suffer. However, Jett will continue on to further success
Boardwalk empire ( visu )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
Atlantic City, 1921. In a city whose fortunes have soared in the wake of Prohibition, Nucky Thompson is paying a steep price for wielding ultimate power in 'the world's playground'. Though the 1920 election is over, Nucky finds himself the target of a federal investigation for vote tampering, and an insurrection by those he counted among his closest allies
Premium rush ( visu )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city
The Iceman ( visu )
20 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Inspired by actual events, The Iceman follows notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski from his early days in the mob until his arrest for the murder of more than one hundred men. Appearing to be living the American dream as a devoted husband and father, in reality Kuklinski was a ruthless killer-for-hire. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor his daughters had any clue about his real profession
Jonah Hex by Josh Brolin( visu )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
Having survived death, Jonah's violent history is steeped in myth and legend and has left him with one foot in the natural world and one on the 'other side.' His one human connection is with Lilah, whose life in a brothel has left her with scars of her own. But Jonah's past catches up with him when the U.S. military makes him an offer he can't refuse: to wipe out the warrants on his head, he must hunt and stop dangerous terrorist Quentin Turnbul
The bad lieutenant port of call New Orleans by Werner Herzog( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 899 libraries worldwide
Sgt. Terence McDonagh of the New Orleans PD has been promoted to lieutenant, thanks to an act of bravery just after Hurricane Katrina. He jumped into the murky, rising waters of a flooded jail to save a prisoner, injured his back in the process, and now he's addicted to painkillers. That's OK, though, because McDonagh is also addicted to every drug on the planet, and helps himself by raiding the evidence room after drug busts. The slaughter of a Senegalese family--parents, grandmother, and two young children--lands in his lap. The prime suspect is drug dealer Big Fate, who causes Big Fear in the locals, so it's going to be almost impossible to find anyone to connect him to the crime. What with his constant search for drugs, his high-maintenance call girl girlfriend, and a father who's drinking himself to death, is it any wonder the Lieutenant's gone bad?
Boardwalk empire ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson, Atlantic City's undisputed czar at a time when Prohibition proved to be a major catalyst in the rise of organized crime in America. Season three begins on New Year's Eve 1922-23. The roaring '20s are about to start; though the economy is booming, alcohol has become scarce, competition is fierce, and gangster violence is heating up
Tigerland by Joel Schumacher( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 791 libraries worldwide
Just released from the base stockade, recruit Roland Bozz joins a platoon of young soldiers preparing to ship out to Vietnam. His independence and outright defiance draw fire from his own men as well as commanding officers. But when the platoon is sent to Tigerland, a hellish training ground, Bozz's leadership and loyalty bring his men together, triggering extraordinary consequences
Bug by William Friedkin( visu )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 789 libraries worldwide
A lonely waitress trying to avoid her abusive husband and a delusional Gulf War veteran share a rundown motel room and become convinced that they are part of a government conspiracy and their bodies have been infested with bugs
Machine gun preacher ( visu )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Sam Childers is a drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing spiritual transformation and makes a life-changing decision to travel to war-torn East Africa. After witnessing unspeakable horrors faced by innocent children, he vows to save them at any cost, including his own safety. Childers begins waging a relentless battle against the territory's renegade militia, leading harrowing missions behind enemy lines to rescue kidnapped orphans
The woodsman by Nicole Kassell( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 700 libraries worldwide
A pedophile attempts to pull his life together after serving a 12-year prison sentence
Boardwalk empire ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Atlantic City, February 1924: Picking up 8 months after the events of Season 3, Nucky Thompson is laying low at the end of the Boardwalk after barely surviving an overthrow by gangster Gyp Rosetti. But the calm will be short-lived, as Nucky faces new challenges, including a clash with a violent Harlem power broker, a battle with his brother Eli over Eli's college-age son, and the irresistible lure of lucrative- and perilous- opportunities in Florida
 
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Alternative Names
Shannon, Michael Corbett.
Shannon, Mike.
Shannon, Mike 1974-
Languages
English (237)
German (13)
Spanish (8)
French (5)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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