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Bay, Michael 1964-

Overview
Works: 172 works in 846 publications in 9 languages and 26,556 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Fantasy films  Interviews  Juvenile works  History  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Producer, Production personnel, Film editor, Performer, dir
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Michael Bay
Publications by Michael Bay
Most widely held works about Michael Bay
 
Most widely held works by Michael Bay
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( visu )
111 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 3,072 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
Transformers by Michael Bay( visu )
79 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,747 libraries worldwide
On the planet Cybertron, a war was waged between the Autobots and the Decepticons for control of the Allspark, a mystical talisman that would grant unlimited power to whoever possessed it. The Allspark is smuggled off the planet, but Megatron goes in search of it. He tracks it to Earth and his desire for power sends him into the Arctic Ocean. The sheer cold forces him into a paralyzed state. His body is later recovered, and before going into a comatose state he uses the last of his energy to engrave a map, showing the location of the Allspark, into the Captain's glasses. A century later, Spike buys his first car. To his shock, he discovers it is an Autobot in disguise. He is to protect Spike, who bears the Captain's glasses. Other Transformers have arrived In the desert of Qatar and the Decepticons attack a U.S. military base. Spike and his girlfriend Mikaela find themselves in the middle of a grand battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons. Meanwhile, within the depths of Hoover Dam, the cryogenically stored form of Megatron awakens
Armageddon by Michael Bay( visu )
101 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,398 libraries worldwide
Due to a shuttle's unfortunate demise in outer space, NASA becomes aware of a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. It seems that the only way to knock it off course is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear weapon. But as NASA's under-funded yet resourceful team train the world's best drillers for the job, the social order of the world begins to break down as the information reaches the public and hysteria results
Transformers, dark of the moon by Shia LaBeouf( visu )
29 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,085 libraries worldwide
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets
Transformers, revenge of the fallen ( visu )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,807 libraries worldwide
College-bound Sam Witwicky learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. He will have to accept his destiny and join Optimus Prime and Bumblebee in their epic battle against the Decepticons. The Decepticon forces, who have returned stronger than ever, have come to Earth on a mission to take Sam prisoner and destroy the world
The rock by Michael Bay( visu )
59 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,789 libraries worldwide
All of San Francisco is taken hostage when a vengeful General seizes control of Alcatraz Island, threatening to launch missiles loaded with deadly poison gas
The island by Michael Bay( visu )
47 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,513 libraries worldwide
Two people living in an isolated utopian colony discover that their lives are not as idyllic as they seem
I am number four by Pittacus Lore( visu )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
Intense sequences of violence and action, and for language
Pain & gain ( visu )
17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,271 libraries worldwide
When an ambitious group of personal trainers go after the American dream, they get caught up in a criminal enterprise that goes horribly wrong. Now, living large will take everything they've got
Bad boys II by Michael Bay( visu )
32 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
Hotshot and wisecracking Miami narcotics officers Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowry are on the case again. This time around, they've been assigned to head up a task force to investigate the illegal trafficking of ecstasy into the city. They discover that an underground gang war has been instigated by drug kingpin Johnny Tapia. In order to cut off the flow of the designer drug, they have to take down Tapia. Burnett's sister, Sydney, gets involved on the DEA side. Tensions rise between the two partners, threatening both their friendship and the investigation and putting Sydney's life in harm's way
Bad boys by Michael Bay( visu )
45 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 955 libraries worldwide
Two tough cops in Miami protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin
A nightmare on Elm Street by Wes Craven( visu )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 844 libraries worldwide
"Five teenage friends living on one street all dream of a sinister man with a disfigured face, a frightening voice and a gardener's glove with knives for fingers. One by one, he terrorizes them within their dreams--where the rules are his and the only way out is to wake up. But when one among them dies, they soon realize that what happens in their dreams happens for real and the only way to stay alive is to stay awake. Buried in their past is a debt that has just come due. To save themselves, they must plunge into the mind of the most twisted nightmare of all: Freddy Krueger"--Container
The purge by Ethan Hawke( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
In an America wracked by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government has sanctioned an annual twelve-hour period in which any and all criminal activity, including murder, becomes legal. On that night, plagued by violence and criminal activity, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking
Friday the 13th ( visu )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 654 libraries worldwide
A carload of teenagers head for a weekend of fun at a lakeside cabin. Meanwhile, Clay and Jenna pursue a lead in the search for his missing sister, against the advice of police and cautions from the locals. The lakeside cabin happens to be part of the boarded up Camp Crystal Lake. There, they soon encounter Jason Voorhees and all of his deadly intentions
The Texas chainsaw massacre ( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1973, four teenagers-- Erin, Morgan, Kemper, and Andy-- are driving through Texas on a road trip when they pick up a hitchhiker who is on her way to Mexico to score some dope. But when they pass through a small town, they see a bloody and distraught girl wandering by the roadside. After stopping to help her, they realize she's been involved in something horribly traumatic. As they piece together the story, the 5 teens are drawn into the web of a murderous family of subnormal cannibals
Pearl Harbor : the movie and the moment ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in German and English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
A lavishly illustrated book about the most infamous day in World War II history -- including stunning color photos from Jerry Bruckheimer's epic film, "Pearl Harbor." December 7, 1941, was arguably the most devastating day in American history. Now that infamous day, the events leading up to it, and its aftermath have been re-created in a film that is one of the most memorable depictions of a crucial moment in American history. Directed by Michael Bay and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and starring Ben Affleck, Cuba Gooding, Jr., and Alec Baldwin, Pearl Harbor, the movie, explores the lives of two daring young pilots whose worlds are drastically altered by the events leading up to America's involvement in World War II. This gorgeously illustrated companion volume brilliantly captures the movie and the history it celebrates. Filled with nearly 200 images, including four-color movie stills, candid shots, storyboards, sketches, and maps, this book offers something for every movie and history buff
The unborn by David S Goyer( visu )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Casey Beldon has become plagued by merciless dreams, visions of strange looking dogs, and an evil child with bright blue eyes. After being hit with a mirror by her neighbor's son, Casey's eyes begin to change color and she learns she had a twin brother who died in the womb. Casey begins to suspect that the spirit haunting her is the soul of her dead twin who became possessed by a malevolent spirit known as dybbuk. The spirit wants to be born so it can transfer to the world of the living. Casey meets a woman named Sofi who explains that as a child, she had a twin brother who was killed in Nazi experiments and he was brought back to life by a dybbuk who intended to use his body as a portal into the world of the living. Sofi killed the dybbuk and now it haunts her family for revenge. Sofi refers Casey to Rabbi Sendak who can perform a Jewish exorcism to remove the dybbuk. The exorcism is performed, but things go awry as the dybbuk tries to stop the ritual from being completed. The dybbuk disappears after the exorcism and soon afterward, Casey learns she is pregnant with twins
The hitcher by Dave Meyers( visu )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Grace and Jim hit the road in their 1970 Oldsmobile 442, en route to spring break. Their pleasure trip soon turns into a waking nightmare after encountering the mysterious hitchhiker John Ryder (The Hitcher). The initial encounters with Ryder are increasingly tense for Grace and Jim, and they bravely fight back when he ambushes them. But they are truly blindsided when he implicates them in a horrific slaying and continues to shadow them. The open road becomes a battleground of blood and metal. Grace and Jim try to elude not only Ryder but also the New Mexico State Police. Grace and Jim must fight for their lives and they must face their fears head-on
Transformers ( visu )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
College-bound Sam Witwicky learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. He will have to accept his destiny and join Optimus Prime and Bumblebee in their epic battle against the Decepticons. The Decepticon forces, who have returned stronger than ever, have come to Earth on a mission to take Sam prisoner and destroy the world
The Texas chainsaw massacre the beginning ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
The only thing more shocking than how it ended is how it all began! Born under unspeakable circumstances, a young orphan is taken in by the sick and demented Hewitt family and soon the seeds of a deranged murderer are planted
 
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Alternative Names
Bay, Michael Benjamin 1964-
Michael Bay
ベイ, マイケル
Languages
English (451)
French (30)
German (26)
Multiple languages (24)
Spanish (20)
Italian (5)
Turkish (3)
Ndonga (1)
Czech (1)
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