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Silver, Joel

Overview
Works: 151 works in 1,273 publications in 10 languages and 64,256 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Comedy films  Dystopian films  Police films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Publisher, Author, fmp, pmn, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Joel Silver
 
Most widely held works by Joel Silver
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

82 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,984 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 )

59 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,106 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
The matrix revolutions by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

56 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning from where "Matrix Reloaded" ended, the technologically-gifted Neo remains unconscious in the real world, his mind caught by the devious Merovingian and placed in a mysterious subway station construct. The man known as Bane is still a servant of Agent Smith, who continues to grow in power and ability. Meanwhile, the deadly sentinels are coming dangerously close to humanity's last sanctuary, the underground city of Zion. A final battle between humans and machines becomes inevitable
V for Vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a future where Germany has won World War II and Britain has become a fascist state, this is 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 )

74 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,244 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 )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,951 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
The matrix by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an anti-utopian future, the "real" world as we know it is nothing more than a computer construct, created by an all-powerful artificial intelligence. A small group of humans has found a way out of the construct and is now fighting for the future of the human race
Speed Racer by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,749 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 )

24 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,722 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 John McTiernan( Visual )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,628 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 )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City radio host Erica Bain is working and living a wonderful life. One night she and her fiance , David, are brutally attacked. David is killed and Erica is almost beaten to death. Erica is traumatized and in order to cope and work past 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, Erica is in the back of a convenience store when a man comes in and kills his store clerk wife. The man comes after her and she protects herself, finding that is is very easy to shoot a gun. Days later, Erica is on the subway when she is about to be raped by two men, 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 the killer strikes again
The nice guys by Shane Black( Visual )

14 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,517 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
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

25 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two Vietnam-vets-turned-cops who have just one thing in common: both hate to work with partners. But their partnership becomes the key to survival when a murder investigation leads to war with a heroin ring
Non-stop by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks receives a series of cryptic text messages demanding that he instruct the government to transfer $150 million into an off-shore account. Until he secures the money, a passenger on his flight will be killed every twenty minutes
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,440 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
Lethal weapon 2 by Richard Donner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,433 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
Die hard 2 : die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

46 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John McClane is off-duty on Christmas Eve in the nation's capital when a team of terrorists, in town to rescue a drug lord from justice, has taken over a major international airport, holding thousands of travelers hostage. Amidst a blinding blizzard, McClane must race against time to defeat the terrorists and their murderous leader while also contending with an inept airport police chief, the stubborn head of the Army's anti-terrorist squad, and the knowledge that his wife is trapped in a plane desperately low on fuel, circling overhead
Swordfish by Dominic Sena( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,366 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
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Miranda Grey is a clinical psychologist who works alongside her husband, Doug, in the mental ward of a top security prison, where Miranda has been devoting much of her attention to a clever but deeply disturbed murderer named Chloe. One night, Miranda has a hideous nightmare in which a chance meeting with a strange young girl. Once she wakes, however, Miranda discovers that the real horror has just begun
Kiss kiss bang bang by Shane Black( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While fleeing from the cops, small time hood Harry Lockhart stumbles into an acting audition and does so well he gets sent to Hollywood. While there, Harry pursues a girl he loved in high school and gets caught up in a twisted murder mystery. His only chance of getting out alive is a gay private detective named Gay Perry, who also works as a consultant for movies and has been hired to tutor Harry in portraying a private eye
 
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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

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ג'ואל סילבר

جوئل سیلور تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

জোয়েল সিলভার

조엘 실버

ジョエル・シルバー

喬·西佛

祖·舒路華

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