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Peña, Michael 1976-

Overview
Works: 64 works in 273 publications in 6 languages and 22,177 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Video recordings‡vfor people with visual disabilities  Crime films  Comedy films  Fiction  Disaster films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Michael Peña
 
Most widely held works by Michael Peña
The Lincoln lawyer ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the gripping thriller "The Lincoln Lawyer", Matthew McConaughey stars as Michael "Mick" Haller, a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Continental Sedan. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime: defending a rich Beverly Hills playboy who is accused of attempted murder. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money pay-off swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis of conscience for Haller..."--Container
American hustle by David O Russell( Visual )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle is the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down
Tower heist by Ben Stiller( Visual )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a Wall Street swindler defrauds the workers at a luxury condo, the manager and staff hire a petty thief to help them steal back the twenty million they're sure is hidden in the penthouse--before the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime
Million dollar baby by Clint Eastwood( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A male boxing trainer attempts to help a young female boxer achieve her dream of becoming a professional
Turbo ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a freak accident, a garden snail with dreams of becoming the fastest snail in the world might just realize his goal
Shooter ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Lee Swagger is a master marksman who has retreated rom his duty as an off-the-books hired gun for the military. He has become disillusioned with his government, but finds that the government needs Swagger to scope out the location of a rumored attempt on the life of the president. A shadowy government operative begs Swagger to use his sniper's skills to out-fox the assassin. Ultimately he is double-crossed and framed for the attempted assassination. Now he must go on the run to find who set him up to take the fall
End of watch by Jake Gyllenhaal( Visual )
27 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop
Lions for lambs by Robert Redford( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intersecting stories of an idealistic professor, two American soldiers in Afghanistan, an ambitious Congressman, and a skeptical journalist
World Trade Center by Oliver Stone( Visual )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member 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
Everything must go ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nick, a career salesman who loses his wife and his job in the worst day of his life. Faced with his life imploding, Nick puts it all on the line--or, rather, on the lawn--as he moves himself and all his possessions to his front yard
30 minutes or less by Ruben Fleischer( Visual )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick is a small town pizza delivery guy whose mundane life collides with the big plans of two wanna-be criminal masterminds. The volatile duo kidnaps Nick and forces him to rob a bank. With mere hours to pull off the impossible task, Nick enlists the help of his ex-best friend, Chet. As the clock ticks, the two must deal with the police, hired assassins, flamethrowers, and their own tumultuous relationship
Cesar Chavez ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. He inspired millions of Americans who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world
Observe and report ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bargain hunters at the Forest Ridge Mall are about to get more than they bargained for when a chubby man in a ratty bathrobe starts flashing customers. Security guard Ronnie Barnhardt feels that this is the best thing to happen to him. Catching the flasher might just be his ticket to a real police job and to romance with a hot cosmetics-counter babe. Only one thing stands between Ronnie and destiny and that is the tall, handsome cop who actually knows what he's doing
Gangster squad by Ruben Fleischer( Visual )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, guns, and if he has his way, every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It's enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop, except for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders who come together to try and tear Cohen's world apart
The lucky ones by Neil Burger( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colee, TK and Cheever are three soldiers who return home from the Iraq War after suffering injuries. They learn that life has moved on without them. The three end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S. Colee is on a mission to bring her boyfriend's guitar back to his family. TK is seeking the confidence to face his wife after a shrapnel injury threatens his sexual function. Cheever is a middle-aged man who is planning to hit the casinos in a desperate effort to pay for his son's college tuition
Crash by Paul Haggis( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Several stories interweave during two days in Los Angeles after a car crash. Characters include: a black police detective, two car thieves, a distracted district attorney and his irritated and pampered wife, a racist veteran cop, a successful black Hollywood director and his wife, a Persian-immigrant father who buys a gun to protect his shop, a Hispanic locksmith and his young daughter who is afraid of bullets, and more
Walkout ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, the film describes how L.A.'s public schools treat Mexican-American students in 1968, with a mixture of negligence, apathy, and occasional cruelty. Graduation rates are low, students caught speaking Spanish in class are paddled on the spot, they are denied access to bathrooms at lunch. Paula Crisostomo is smart and gets good grades, but when she attends a student leadership conference at a wealthy Westside facility, she begins to see the bigger cultural picture. With inspiration from a sympathetic young teacher, Sal Castro, Paula becomes a major force in organizing huge walkouts from five East L.A. schools
The good doctor ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambitious, anxious young doctor is eager to impress his superiors and colleagues. He steps in when an 18-year-old patient Diane is admitted for a kidney infection and gets the much-needed boost of self-esteem he craves. But things take a dark turn as his enthusiasm begins to become an obsession
Frontera ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set along the tumultuous Arizona-Mexico border, follows Miguel, a hardworking father and devoted husband who crosses the border illegally and is wrongfully accused of murdering the wife of a former sheriff. Miguel's pregnant wife lands in the hands of corrupt Mexican "Coyote" smugglers as she tries to help her husband, while the ex-lawman investigates his wife's death and unearths evidence that could destroy one family's future
My son, my son, what have ye done by Werner Herzog( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loosely based on the mysterious true crime story of a young stage actor who, obsessed with a Greek tragedy he's rehearsing, slays his own mother with a sword
 
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Alternative Names
Pena, Michael 1976-
Peña, Michael A.
Pena, Michael A. 1976-
Peña, Michael Anthony
Languages
English (186)
German (8)
French (6)
Spanish (6)
Italian (2)
Esperanto (1)
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