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Michael Caine

Author of The Elephant to Hollywood

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About the Author

Sir Michael Caine has won two Academy Awards during his distinguished five-decade career on screen. Knighted in 2000, Caine served in the British army before landing his first film role in Zulu (1964). His films include The Ipcress Files, Hannah and Her Sisters, Deathtrap, and Harry Brown. He is show more the author of the best-selling What's It All About? He lives in Surrey with his wife of thirty-seven years. show less

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Image credit: Michael Caine, guest at the Vienna International Film Festival 2012, Gartenbaukino. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons user Manfred Werner / Tsui

Works by Michael Caine

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The Dark Knight [2008 film] (2008) — Actor — 1,458 copies
Batman Begins [2005 film] (2005) — Actor — 1,397 copies
Inception [2010 film] (2010) — Actor — 1,151 copies
The Dark Knight Rises [2012 film] (2012) — Actor — 820 copies
Interstellar [2014 film] (2014) — Actor — 611 copies
Secondhand Lions [2003 film] (2003) — Actor — 542 copies
Kingsman: The Secret Service [2014 film] (2015) — Actor — 531 copies
The Prestige [2006 film] (2006) 503 copies
The Muppet Christmas Carol [1992 film] (1992) — Actor — 502 copies
Miss Congeniality [2000 film] (2000) — Actor — 446 copies
Cars 2 [2011 film] (2011) — Actor — 426 copies
Children of Men [2006 film] (2006) — Actor — 410 copies
Now You See Me [2013 film] (2013) — Actor — 409 copies
Austin Powers in Goldmember [2002 film] (2002) — Actor — 318 copies
A Bridge Too Far [1977 film] (1977) — Actor — 281 copies
Zulu [1964 film] (1964) 205 copies
The Italian Job [1969 film] (1969) — Actor — 200 copies
Battle of Britain [1969 film] (1969) — Actor — 192 copies
Bewitched [2005 film] (2005) — Actor — 188 copies
Gnomeo & Juliet [2011 film] (2011) — Actor — 187 copies
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island [2012 film] (2012) — Actor — 160 copies
The Man Who Would Be King [1975 film] (1975) — Actor — 147 copies
Tenet [2020 film] (2020) 139 copies
The Eagle Has Landed [1976 film] (1976) — Actor — 130 copies
Quills [2000 film] (2003) 125 copies
The Cider House Rules [1999 film] (1999) — Actor — 121 copies
The Weather Man [2005 film] (2006) 90 copies
Deathtrap [1982 film] (1982) — Actor — 88 copies
Going In Style [2017 film] (2014) — Actor — 87 copies
Noises Off [1992 film] (1992) 79 copies
The Ipcress File [1965 film] (1965) — Actor — 73 copies
Dressed to Kill [1980 film] (1980) 72 copies
Harry Brown [2009 film] (2010) 70 copies
Get Carter [1971 film] (1971) — Actor — 70 copies
Alfie [1966 film] (1966) — Actor — 66 copies
Sleuth [1972 film] (1988) — Actor; Actor — 56 copies
Victory [1981 film] (1944) 55 copies
Jaws: The Revenge [1987 film] (1987) — Actor — 54 copies
Educating Rita [1983 film] (1983) — Actor — 46 copies
Little Voice [1998 film] (1999) 44 copies
The Fourth Protocol [1987 film] (1987) — Actor — 43 copies
Without a Clue [1988 film] (1988) — Actor — 42 copies
Sleuth [2007 film] (2008) 42 copies
Mona Lisa [1986 film] (1986) 41 copies
On Deadly Ground [1994 film] (1994) — Actor — 36 copies
Youth [2015 film] (2015) — Actor — 36 copies
Last Orders [2001 film] (2001) — Actor — 33 copies
Stonehearst Asylum [2014 Film] (2014) — Actor — 31 copies
Flawless [2007 film] (2012) 30 copies
Get Carter [2000 film] (2000) — Actor — 29 copies
The Statement [2003 film] (2004) 26 copies
The Last Valley [1971 film] (1971) 26 copies
Mr. Destiny [1990 Movie] (1990) 24 copies
King of Thieves [2018 film] (2019) 23 copies
Funeral in Berlin [1966 film] (1966) — Actor — 23 copies
The Holcroft Covenant [1985 film] (1985) — Actor — 22 copies
Canteen Cuisine (1995) 21 copies
Jack the Ripper (2004) — Actor — 19 copies
Too Late the Hero [1970 film] (2004) — Actor — 18 copies
The Wrong Box [1966 film] (2011) — Actor — 17 copies
Quicksand [2003 film] (2003) — Actor — 16 copies
King Midas and the Golden Touch (1992) — Reader — 15 copies
Around the Bend [2004 film] (2005) — Actor — 14 copies
World War II: When Lions Roared [1994 TV movie] (2016) — Actor — 14 copies
Gambit [1966 film] (1966) — Actor — 13 copies
Half Moon Street (2003) — Actor — 12 copies
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure [1979 film] (1979) — Actor — 12 copies
The Island [1980 Film] (1980) 11 copies
Blame It on Rio [1984 film] (1984) — Actor — 10 copies
A Shock to the System (1990) — Actor — 10 copies
Pulp [1972 film] (1972) — Actor — 9 copies
The Hand [1981 film] (1981) — Actor — 9 copies
The Romantic Englishwoman [1975 film] (1975) — Actor — 9 copies
Ashanti [1979 film] (1988) — Actor — 9 copies
Midnight in St Petersburg (2002) — Actor — 9 copies
The Swarm (1978) — Actor — 9 copies
Blood and Wine [1997 film] (1997) — Actor — 8 copies
Shadow Run (2007) 8 copies
The Black Windmill [1974 film] (1974) — Actor — 8 copies
The Magus [1968 film] (1968) 7 copies
Play Dirty [1969 film] (1969) — Actor — 7 copies
Curtain Call [1998 film] (1998) — Actor — 6 copies
Peeper [1976 film] (1976) 6 copies
Water [1985 film] (1999) 5 copies
Parenthesis 26 (2014) — Contributor — 4 copies
Shiner [2000 film] — Actor — 4 copies
The Wilby Conspiracy [1975 film] — Actor — 4 copies
Silver Bears [1978 film] — Actor — 3 copies
Zee & Co. [1972 film] (2018) 3 copies
Deadfall [1993 film] (2018) 3 copies
Bullseye! [1990 film] — Actor — 1 copy
Get Carter Booklet (BFI) (2022) — Contributor — 1 copy

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Perhaps the best and most reassuring comment I can make about Deadly Game, the debut novel from legendary actor (and national treasure) Michael Caine, is that you soon forget it's by legendary actor (and national treasure) Michael Caine. I'm not really a fan of thrillers in general, considering them to a literary diet what a microwaveable hamburger is to a regular diet, and on the initial press release of Deadly Game I feared the worst. A 'pulsating' thriller. 'Globetrotting'. A Met detective who plays by his own rules – and he's an 'ex-SAS soldier' at that… It all sounded so cliché.

And, well, it is. But what is a relief – given my admiration for Michael Caine – is that it's not bad. It can't be scoffed at as a vanity project, at least not without being a tad churlish. It's tidy, it's honest, the pages turn easily, and the characters aren't irritating. There's no stodginess in the writing, though the plot itself does lose steam as it becomes more removed from reality. By the end, it tries to do too much and ends up providing little satisfaction on some pretty key questions the reader will be having.

Caine's name no doubt draws a lot more eyes to it than its objective value deserves, but reading Deadly Game quickly ceased to be a novelty and it can be recognised as a pretty decent, if unremarkable, thriller. It was probably too much to expect him to blow the bloody doors off, but Michael Caine's provided a perfectly respectable drop into a saturated market.
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MikeFutcher | Nov 30, 2023 |
The Hollywood legend reveals the wisdom, stories, insights and skills that life has taught him in his rise from humble origins to the pinnacle of success.

I listened to Caine read this and it was easy and interesting to listen to. He talks a lot about the positive ideas he learned which helped him be successful. He gives lots of examples in his life of how he put those ideas into practice. An enjoyable memoir.
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gaylebutz | 3 other reviews | Jul 11, 2023 |
Great tips on film acting and how to be someone who is noticed. Takes courage and all you have along with lucky breaks. Found this book yesterday in a "Little Library" at someone's place.
 
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kslade | 1 other review | Dec 8, 2022 |
So, I really stepped out of my usual reading with this audiobook but I heard an interview with Michael Caine talking about this memoir and he's just such a joy to listen to that I thought I'd give it a shot. It was definitely worth the credit. Caine is such an engaging person. He doesn't get mean or ugly with any person and I'm sure with as long as he's been in Hollywood, he could tell some stories that would make people look bad. He's a class act and exactly how I imagine a real knight would be in his elder years. On top of that, Caine does a wonderful job narrating the story. It's like you're sitting in his living room, drinking tea and eating scones and he's telling you stories. I loved it.… (more)
 
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