WorldCat Identities

Silver, Joel

Works: 173 works in 1,297 publications in 9 languages and 64,299 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Comedy films  Police films  Dystopian films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Publisher, Author, fmp, pmn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Joel Silver
    Most widely held works by Joel Silver
    The matrix by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

    158 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 6,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Neo (Reeves)-mild-mannered software author by day, feared hacker by night-is recruited into a cell of cyber-rebels, led by Morpheus (Fishburne) and the warrior Trinity (Moss). They have made a fundamental discovery about the world: It does not exist. It is only a seedy utopia where humanity is preserved, protected, and endlessly recycled by a mega-computer. Cypher (Pantoliano) turns traitorous for access to comforts unmatched by the drab post-apocalyptic real world, while Agent Smith (Weaving) dismisses humans as "a plague"--For which non-organic life is "the cure."
    Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

    73 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fiancée and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler
    The matrix reloaded by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

    61 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind
    Lethal weapon by Mel Gibson( Visual )

    45 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Riggs and Murtaugh must guard a free-wheeling witness in a comedy of car chases, gun battles, under-water escapes, even the destruction of a chic hillside house
    V for Vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

    24 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society
    Die hard by John McTiernan( Visual )

    61 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them
    The Book of Eli by Albert Hughes( Visual )

    22 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland
    Speed Racer by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

    23 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Speed Racer is a natural behind the wheel of his thunderous Mach 5. With the support of Pops and Mom Racer, girlfriend Trixie, younger brother Spritle and the mysterious Racer X, Speed takes on fierce competitors to save his family's business and protect the sport he loves. When Speed steps on the track, it's not just a race
    Unknown( Visual )

    22 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn't recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired, and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally, Harris plunges into a deadly mystery, forcing him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he's willing to go to uncover the truth
    Predator by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Visual )

    35 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    The deadly invisible Predator is unleashed in another jungle, the urban jungle of Los Angeles. A police lieutenant mistakenly concludes that mangled bodies found by the police are the work of feuding gangs. Instead, he finds himself confronting a savage alien who has come from a distant world to hunt humans for sport
    The brave one by Neil Jordan( Visual )

    17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    New York City radio host Erica Bain is working and living a wonderful life. One night she and her fiancé David are brutally attacked. David is killed and Erica is almost beaten to death. Traumatized and unable to cope with the tragic event, Erica becomes someone else. She buys a gun and begins to roam the streets at night looking to take her revenge on the men who were responsible for the attack. Late one night, she is in the back of a convenience store when a robber comes in and kills the store clerk and his wife. The robber comes after her but she protects herself, finding that it is very easy to shoot a gun. Later, Erica finds herself confronted by two would-be rapists on the subway, and again she protects herself. The city becomes fascinated with the exploits of this vigilante killer, but NYPD Detective Mercer is trying to catch this person, before they strike again
    Fred Claus by David Dobkin( Visual )

    15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    This is a story you've never heard before, a hilarious and heartwarming comedy about Fred Claus, Santa's brother - and complete opposite. After growing up in saintly Nick's shadow, Fred becomes a grouch who's lost his belief in Christmas. Then, one magical December, Fred flies north (first class via reindeer) to find brother Nick is in trouble: a scheming efficiency expert is out to shut down Christmas forever! Expect fun by the sleighful as Fred helps save Christmas and rediscovers the gift of family. Join Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Miranda Richardson, Rachel Weisz, Kathy Bates, Kevin Spacey and more in a yuletide treat to enjoy for years to come
    Non-stop by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

    13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    "During a transatlantic flight, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks ... receives a series of cryptic text messages threatening to kill a passenger every 20 minutes unless $150 million is transferred into an off-shore account"--Container
    The nice guys( Visual )

    10 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Private eye Holland March and hired enforcer Jackson Healy team up to locate a missing girl and investigate a seemingly unrelated death, set in 1977 Los Angeles
    Veronica Mars by Kristen Bell( Visual )

    7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    In the wealthy, seaside community of Neptune, California, the rich and powerful make the rules. Unfortunately for them, there's Veronica Mars, a smart, fearless 17-year-old apprentice private investigator solving the town's toughest mysteries
    Swordfish by Dominic Sena( Visual )

    17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    When the DEA shuts down a dummy corporation operation code named SWORDFISH, they had generated $400 million which they let sit around; years of compound interest has swelled it to $9.5 billion. A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell, headed by Gabriel, wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away behind super-encryption. He brings in convicted hacker Stanley, who only wants to see his daughter Holly again but can't afford the legal fees, to slice into the government mainframes and get the money
    Die hard 2 : die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

    41 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Bruce Willis returns as the heroic cop who battles not only terrorists, but also an incompetent airport police chief (Dennis Franz), the hard-headed commander (John Amos) of the Army's anti-terrorist squad and a deadly winter snowstorm. The runways are littered with death and destruction, and McClane is in a race against time. His wife (Bonnie Bedelia) is trapped on one of the planes circling overhead, which is desperately low on fuel. It's all-out war, a heart-stopping, jet-propelled journey filled with excitement and terror. Fasten your seat belts!
    Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

    24 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    A criminal psychologist is accused of the murder of her husband, a charge she is unable to defend herself against due to her deteriorating sanity
    Lethal Weapon 4 by Richard Donner( Visual )

    16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Buddy cop action comedy. Family man Murtaugh is partner to loose cannon Riggs, who may or may not marry his girlfriend
    Kiss kiss bang bang by Shane Black( Visual )

    15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    They say love and money don't mix, but you can't blame Larry Lockhart for trying. He's been whisked from a life of petty crime to Hollywood, where he'll audition for the role of a movie detective and be tutored for the part by a private eye. Now all Harry has to do is convince the dream girl he meets that he's an actual detective. And try not to stumble over the corpses as reel life abruptly gives way to the real
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    WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
    The Book of Eli
    Alternative Names
    Džoel Silver

    Joel Silver americký podnikatel

    Joel Silver Amerikaans filmproducent

    Joel Silver producteur de films américain

    Joel Silver produttore cinematografico statunitense

    Joel Silver US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

    Joel Silver yhdysvaltalainen elokuvatuottaja

    Τζόελ Σίλβερ

    Джоел Силвър

    Джоэл Сильвер

    Џоел Силвер

    Ջոել Սիլվեր ամերիկացի գործարար

    ג'ואל סילבר

    جوئل سیلور تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

    জোয়েল সিলভার

    조엘 실버




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    German (11)

    Italian (10)

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    The matrix reloadedLethal weaponV for VendettaThe Book of EliSpeed RacerFred ClausSwordfishKiss kiss bang bang