WorldCat Identities

Michaels, Lorne 1944-

Works: 285 works in 708 publications in 7 languages and 25,370 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Television comedies  Crime films  Road films  Television series  Western films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Creator, Actor, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lorne Michaels
Mean girls by Lindsay Lohan( Visual )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl who has lived in Africa and been homeschooled moves to New York, she must enter a public high school. Survival of the fittest takes on a whole new meaning when she falls for the ex-boyfriend of the most popular girl in school
Whiskey tango foxtrot( Visual )

16 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and German and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on journalist Kim Barker's memoir "The Taliban shuffle: strange days in Afghanistan and Pakistan", which details her years as a reporter in Pakistan and Afghanistan beginning in 2002
The guilt trip by Barbra Streisand( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The plan for a quick stop at Mom's takes a turn for the unexpected when an impulse compels Andy ... to invite his mother Joyce ... on an 8-day, 3,000-mile journey across the country. The farther they go, the closer they get ... [and] prove they have more in common than Andy ever imagined"--Container
Baby mama by Michael McCullers( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate is a successful and single businesswoman who has long put her career ahead of a personal life. At 37, she's finally determined to have a child on her own. Unable to get pregnant, a driven Kate allows South Philly working girl Angie Ostrowiski to become her unlikely surrogate. After learning that Angie is pregnant, Kate goes into precision nesting mode. She reads childcare books, baby-proofs the apartment and researches top pre-schools. But, Kate's well-organized strategy is turned upside down when her Baby Mama shows up at her doorstep with no place to live. Structured Kate tries to turn vibrant Angie into the perfect expectant mom. In a battle of wills, they prepare for the baby's arrival. They soon discover that there are two kinds of family: the one you're born to and the one you make
Masterminds( Visual )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this action comedy based on true events, David Ghantt (Zach Galifianakis) discovers the true meaning of adventure far beyond his wildest dreams. He is an uncomplicated man stuck in a monotonous life. Day in and day out he drives an armored vehicle, transporting millions of other people's money with no escape in sight. The only glimmer of excitement is his flirtatious work crush Kelly Campbell (Kristen Wiig) who soon lures him into the scheme of a lifetime
Three Amigos! by John Landis( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three silent film stars, who portray dashing heroes, get a chance to see what it's like to be heroes in real life, when a Mexican village hires them to dispose of ferocious outlaws
Wayne's world by Penelope Spheeris( Visual )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne and Garth have their own public access TV show. A local station decides to hire them to do their show professionally. Wayne meets and falls in love with Cassandra, a bass guitarist, who he helps by getting her career started by using his connections
Tommy boy by Chris Farley( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dimwitted heir to an auto parts company and his friend team up to save the family business
The best of Will Ferrell( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compliation from NBC's Saturday night of the best moments of Will Ferrell. Spanning 1995 to 2002, this collection features Ferrell playing Craig the Cheerleader and President George W. Bush and segments of Celebrity Jeopardy along with more cowbell
Enigma by Michael Apted( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still reeling from the disappearance of his lover, a brilliant code-breaker is summoned to Bletchley Park, Britain's top-secret intellengence campus. Now he must face his toughest assignment--crack the Nazis' infamous Engima codes. Putting together the pieces of a puzzle, he connects his lover's disappearance to U-boats closing in on Allied cargo ships, and to a mass grave in Poland
MacGruber( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Only one American hero has earned the rank of Green Beret, Navy SEAL and Army Ranger ... and is still man enough to sport a mullet. In the 10 years since his fiancée was killed, special op MacGruber (Will Forte) has sworn off a life of fighting crime with his bare hands. But when he learns that his country needs him to find a nuclear warhead that's been stolen by his sworn enemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Val Kilmer), MacGruber figures he's the only one tough enough for the job. Assembling an elite team of experts--Lt. Dixon Piper (Ryan Phillippe) and Vicki St. Elmo (Kristen Wiig)--MacGruber will navigate an army of assassins to hunt down Cunth and bring him to justice. His methods may be unorthodox. His crime scenes may get messy. But if you want the world saved right, you call in MacGruber"--Container
30 Rock( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TV writer Liz Lemon and conservative GE executive Jack Donaghy preside over the everyday mayhem at a late-night variety show. Pretending to help them are mercurial stars Tracy Jordan and Jenna Maroney as well as wide-eyed NBC page Kenneth Parcell
A night at the Roxbury( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seems like Steve and Doug Butabi will never be cool enough to make the guest list at the Roxbury Club. That is, until they have a fender bender with their role model, club regular Richard Grieco. Eager to avoid litigation, Grieco befriends the starstruck pair and escorts them into a glittery world they once only dreamed about
Hot rod by Akiva Schaffer( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amateur stuntman tries the stunt of his life when he jumps fifteen buses to raise money for his stepfather's heart operation, so he can finally beat him in a sparring match
Superstar by Jamelia( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All schoolgirl Mary Katherine Gallagher wants in life is a kiss. Not just any kiss, mind you, but a big-time hold-your-breath-til-you-think-you're-gonna-faint, Hollywood-style kiss. But no matter how hard she tries, no one will kiss her. So she decides that becoming a superstar in a talent contest might make her dreams come true
Portlandia by Fred Armisen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, Portlandia Season Two takes viewers on a trip into the creators' dreamy rendering of Portland, Oregon and its colorful inhabitants. Along with returning favorites, Season Two introduces viewers to an intoxicating mixologist; a couple obsessed with Battlestar Galactica; an artisanal knot maker; a woman who kidnaps her favorite band; an adult babysitter; a group of rats eager to raid Portland's packaging-free grocery store; and a line for Portland's most popular brunch restaurant which becomes so long it descends into madness
Black sheep by Paramount (Calif.)( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every time Mike tries to help his brother Al during his campaign for governor it becomes a disaster. Campaign-aide Steve volunteers to baby-sit Mike and soon realizes he made a big mistake. When Mike discovers the incumbent is a crook he reaches a new level of destruction
Saturday Night Live( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A late-night comedy show featuring memorable short skits, hilarious sketches, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band featuring original musical performances, and a pop-cultural guest host each week
I am Chris Farley( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film that will tell the bittersweet story of one of the most innovative comedians who ever graced the stage, screen and television, before his untimely death from a drug overdose at the tender age of only 33. Immortalized for his uniquely bold, energetic, and in-your-face comedic style, Chris Farley's off the charts talent cemented his place as a key player in a movement that evolved and redefined the comedic genre
Wayne's world 2 by Stephen Surjik( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and French and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne and Garth are back, this time trying to organize a rock festival. Meanwhile, Cassandra's manager is busy trying to woo her. Wayne must rush from the concert and try and stop Cassandra's wedding. The concert features Aerosmith
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Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.09 for Baby mama ... to 1.00 for On stage a ...)

Wayne's worldTommy boyThe best of Will FerrellEnigmaA night at the RoxburySuperstarBlack sheep
Alternative Names
Lipowitz, Lorne 1944-

Lorne Michaels Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Lorne Michaels kanadisch-US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Lorne Michaels producteur de cinéma américain

Lorne Michaels produttore cinematografico statunitense

Лорн Майклз

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لورن مایکل فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

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