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Shannon, Michael 1974-

Overview
Works: 112 works in 387 publications in 6 languages and 26,586 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Television adaptations  Disaster films  Historical films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Television programs) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 2,871 libraries worldwide
Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( visu )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,000 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 and 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
Man of steel by Zack Snyder( visu )
25 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 1,781 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
Kangaroo Jack by David McNally( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,321 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 Louis 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. wildlife expert; Mr. Jimmy, a wilderness guide; and Blue, a pilot familiar with the outback
Mud ( visu )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,311 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 )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
Curtis LaForche lives in a small town in Ohio with his wife, Samantha, and six-year-old daughter, Hannah, who is deaf. 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
World Trade Center by Oliver Stone( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
John McLoughlin ve William J. Jimeno, Dünya Ticaret Merkezi yıkıntıları arasında kurtarma çalışmalarını yürütürken enkazın altında mahsur kalan iki liman koruma polisidir. Enkaz altında kaldıkları zaman dilimi içerisinde yaşadıklarını ve onları çıkarabilmek için mücadele veren kurtarma görevlilerinin başlarından geçen gerçek öyküyü anlatan bir film, Dünya Ticaret Merkezi
The Runaways by Floria Sigismondi( visu )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
With the success of their all-girl teenage rock band, Joan Jett and Cherie Currie's friendship begins to unwind after Currie decides to leave the group
Boardwalk empire ( visu )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,151 libraries worldwide
A lavish 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
Premium rush ( visu )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,055 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
Boardwalk empire ( visu )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,042 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
Jonah Hex by Josh Brolin( visu )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 969 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 923 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?
The Iceman ( visu )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 889 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 daughters had any clue about his real profession
Boardwalk empire ( visu )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 772 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
Bug by William Friedkin( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Agnes has finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Goss, who has recently been released from state prison. Agnes is a lonely waitress with a tragic past who moves into a sleazy, run-down Oklahoma motel room with her lesbian co-worker R.C. She, in turn, introduces Agnes to Gulf War veteran, Peter, a peculiar, paranoiac drifter and they begin a tentative romance. However, things don't always seem as they appear and Agnes is about to experience a claustrophobic nightmare reality as the bugs begin to arrive
Tigerland by Joel Schumacher( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 748 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
Machine gun preacher ( visu )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 711 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 and restore peace to their lives and eventually his own
The woodsman by Nicole Kassell( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
A pedophile attempts to pull his life together after serving a 12-year prison sentence
The greatest ( visu )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
Three months after Allen and Grace's son dies, a young woman shows up pregnant with his child. At first her arrival threatens to tear the family further apart, but eventually she proves to be the very thing that brings them back together
 
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Alternative Names
Shannon, Mike
Shannon, Mike, 1974-
Languages
English (220)
German (11)
Spanish (9)
French (5)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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