WorldCat Identities

Castle, Nick

Works: 103 works in 469 publications in 9 languages and 11,827 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Melodrama  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Actor, Scenarist, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Adapter, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nick Castle
August Rush by Freddie Highmore( Visual )

34 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square. They are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York City and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth
Hook by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Pan er blevet voksen og er nu en fortravlet advokat, der forsømmer familien. Under et visit i London bliver børnene kidnappet af Kaptajn Klo og Peter må tilbage til Neverland for at redde dem
The last starfighter by Nick Castle( Visual )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is an 18-year old Earthling who has an extraordinary talent for video game wizardry and conquers the Starfighter game. He is then recruited by alien Centauri to be part of an elite legion of fighters. Leaving behind his trailer park existence, he heads to the outer regions of space. Alex becomes the last hope for the beleaguered Star League and hundreds of worlds, including Earth
Hook : a novel by Terry Brooks( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Pan returns to the Island of Lost Boys when Captain Hook steals Peter's children
Dennis the Menace by Walter Matthau( Visual )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Mason Gamble is all-boy, all-menace, all Dennis, right down to his slingshot, insatiable curiosity and dog Ruff. As Dennis's long-suffering neighbour George Wilson, screen veteran Walter Matthau is a marvel of lovable grumpiness, and Christopher Lloyd adds a new wrinkle to Dennis's neighbourhood as a villain who learns he can't match wits with a certain 5-year-old dynamo."--Publisher description
Major Payne by MCA Universal( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When peace breaks out in America, killing machine Major Benson Winifred Payne, United States Marine Corps Special Forces, is given his marching orders--to the unemployment line. Unable to cope with civilian life, Payne is thrust back into the military regimen as commander of the Madison Academy Junior ROTC
John Carpenter's Escape from New York( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and German and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US president ... crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and form Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken ... But time is short. In 24 hours, an explosive device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container
Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )

54 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chilling vision of the future, when New York has become an enclosed, maximum security penitentiary. Air Force One crash lands inside and the President is held hostage. Only one man can bring him back
The boy who could fly by Lorimar Film Partners( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen year-old Millie feels the pain of her father's recent death and the anxiety of a new neighborhood and school. She meets Eric, the strange mute boy next door who dreams of flying. They learn that if you wish hard enough, anything is possible
Anything goes by Robert Lewis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a transatlantic voyage, two Broadway luminaries are on the lookout for a talented leading lady to star in their new show. Features an oceanful of tunes by Cole Porter, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Sammy Cahn
Tap( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Washington is a promising but disillusioned tap dancer who must resolve the conflict between his craft and the fast track life of a high-stakes thief
The seat filler( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling law student takes a job as an awards show seat filler. One day he is seated next to the beautiful pop star Jhnelle, who mistakes him for an industry executive. When the two fall in love, he must choose between his conscience and true love
Mr. Wrong( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2019 in English and French and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the agonizing dating games of the '90's
Something for the boys( Visual )

6 editions published between 1944 and 2018 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hart cousins - Blossom, Harry, and Chiquita - inherit Southern plantation Magnolia Manor, which proves to be a 'termite trap' and tax liability. They decide to turn the place into a hotel for army wives and put on a show to pay bills
John Carpenter's Escape from L.A.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the same team who created Escape from New York: in 2013, Los Angeles is in ruins, cut off from the mainland after a major earthquake, and no longer part of the United States. Into this haven for outlaws and undesirables comes Snake Plissken, who must locate a doomsday device before it is too late
Rock-a-bye baby by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goofy TV repairman Clayton Poole becomes an unexpected father of three infant girls. The girls are children of his childhood sweetheart, now a famous actress, Carla Naples. She must temporarily give up the children to protect her career and star in a major Hollywood production. It's triple the hi-jinks, triple the fun and triple the laughs. Whether it's changing the diapers, warming the bottles or singing off-key lullabies, this in-over-his-head nanny will have you laughing until it hurts
Delivering Milo( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City, anxious parents-to-be Elizabeth and Kevin Moore are counting the seconds down to their blessed event. Suddenly, Elizabeth's contractions stop completely - thanks, of course, to Milo's decision not to be born. Meanwhile, Elmore, a soul in limbo who becomes Milo's Guardian Angel, agrees to take Milo to Earth so the boy can see what it is like to be a human life for one day. Elmore has 24 hours to convince the boy to say he wants to be born. If successful, Elmore's reward is that he gets to once again become human. If he is not successful, the "Big Door" will be closed forever, sealing the fate of humanity by stopping all future births
Connors' war( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After losing his eyesight during a sabotaged CIA operation, special agent Connors agrees to be injected with a highly-experimental serum that promises to cure his blindness. Armed with extraordinary new vision, Connors successfully completes one last mission? only to discover he?s been tricked into helping terrorists steal a chemical weapon. Now, he must turn his first defeat into his final victory and bring down a madman hell-bent on catastrophic destruction
Tap (1989) : shooting script by Nick Castle( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape from New York (1981) : shooting script by Nick Castle( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Escape from New YorkAnything goes
Alternative Names
Castle, Nicholas Charles

Castle, Nicholas Charles 1947- Jr

Castle, Nicholas Charles, Jr. 1947-

Castle, Nick 1947-

Nick Castle

Nick Castle americký herec, scenárista a režisér

Nick Castle Amerikaans filmregisseur, scenarioschrijver en acteur

Nick Castle amerykański aktor i reżyser

Nick Castle Ator norte-americano

Nick Castle attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Nick Castle cinéaste américain

Nick Castle US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Кастл Ник

Нік Касл

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ניק קסל שחקן אמריקאי

نيك كاسل

نیک کستل فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

نیک کسل

닉 캐슬

캐슬, 닉 1947-

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