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Elwes, Cary 1962-

Works: 248 works in 1,127 publications in 11 languages and 49,206 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Comedy films  History  Historical films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Cary Elwes
Publications by Cary Elwes
Most widely held works by Cary Elwes
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( visu )
104 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,436 libraries worldwide
A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
Glory by Edward Zwick( visu )
68 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,452 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( visu )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,564 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( visu )
33 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,335 libraries worldwide
Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton play scientists pursuing the most destructive weather front to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years
The adventures of Tintin by Steven Spielberg( visu )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,326 libraries worldwide
"Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune -- but also an ancient curse -- Tintin and his loyal dog Snowy embark on an action-packed journey..."--Container
Disney's a Christmas carol by Robert Zemeckis( visu )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,025 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( visu )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,648 libraries worldwide
Jim Carrey stars as a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar who, forced by his son's birthday wish, must tell the truth for the next 24 hours
No strings attached by Ivan Reitman( visu )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,469 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? Bonus: commentary, and more
Saw by James Wan( visu )
76 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,405 libraries worldwide
"Obessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or die trying"--Container
Robin Hood : men in tights by Mel Brooks( visu )
31 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,388 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 James Patterson( visu )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,303 libraries worldwide
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"
Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
15th-century warrior Vlad goes off the fight the Turks. Upon his return, he finds that his wife Elisabeta, hearing he was dead, has killed herself. Maddened by this injustice, Vlad curses God, and becomes the immortal blood-eating fiend known as Count Dracula--for centuries. When English attorney Jonathan Harker journeys to Dracula's castle, the Count sees a photograph of his fiancée, Mina Murray. Dracula's patience has been rewarded--Elisabeta lives again! The Count goes to dastardly lengths to possess Mina, while her best friend Lucy, Lucy's three suitors, and Prof. Abraham Van Helsing all become entangled by Dracula's quest. The modern age is dawning, even in Transylvania. Will the Count triumph, or be relegated to the past?
Georgia rule by Garry Marshall( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,206 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
Whisper of the heart = Mimi o sumaseba by Toshio Suzuki( visu )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 1,173 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 by Hayao Miyazaki( visu )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,154 libraries worldwide
Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat, and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she ever imagined. To change her fate, she'll need to learn to believe in herself and, in the process, she will learn to appreciate her everyday life
Porco Rosso by Hayao Miyazaki( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
In Early 1930's era Italy, air pirates, bounty hunters, and high flyers of all sorts rule the skies. The most cunning and skilled of these pilots is Porco Rosso. After watching the spirits of the pilots killed in the last air battle he fought in rise to the heavens, his head turned into that of a pig. He now makes a living taking jobs, such as rescuing those kidnapped by air pirates. Donald Curtis, Porco's rival, provides a constant challenge to the hero
Shadow of the vampire by E. Elias Merhige( visu )
32 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 989 libraries worldwide
Film director F.W. Murnau forms an unholy bargain with Max Schreck, a centuries-old vampire, in exchange for his performance in the vampire film "Nosferatu."
Hot shots! by Jim Abrahams( visu )
43 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 953 libraries worldwide
A team of crack (or is it cracked?) jet jockeys led by an incompetent commander spend their nights carousing and their days training for secret operation "Sleepy Weasel"--A lightning strike against a desert kingdom
The jungle book by Walt Disney( visu )
20 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
Classic tale of Mowgli the jungle boy who is raised by wolves after being lost when a tiger attacked an encampment and killed his father. Years later he finds himself reunited with his childhood love Kitty and back in the "civilization" of Colonial India, which he finds far less civilized then his jungle haunts. The search for a lost treasure shows who the truly civilized members of society are
Elvis & Nixon ( visu )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
The story of the infamous meeting between Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon in 1970, which was immortalized in the most requested phonograph in the National Archives
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Cary Elwes acteur britannique
Cary Elwes actor
Cary Elwes aktor brytyjski
Cary Elwes attore britannico
Cary Elwes britischer Schauspieler
Cary Elwes britisk skodespelar
Cary Elwes britisk skuespiller
Cary Elwes Brits acteur
Cary Elwes brittisk skådespelare
Elwes, Ivan Simon Cary
Elwes, Ivan Simon Cary 1962-
Κάρι Έλγουις
Кари Елуис
Кері Елвіс
Кэри Элвес
קרי אלווס
كاري إلويس
کری الویس بازیگر بریتانیایی
캐리 엘위스
English (491)
Spanish (33)
French (23)
German (15)
Japanese (12)
Italian (3)
Turkish (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Portuguese (1)
Newari (1)
Polish (1)
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