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Silver, Joel

Overview
Works: 164 works in 1,171 publications in 9 languages and 62,057 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Dystopian films  Sports films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Publisher, Author, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joel Silver
The matrix reloaded by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

53 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,088 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 Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

54 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,478 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
Die hard by Bruce Willis( Visual )

57 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,092 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 )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,720 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 )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,699 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 1,663 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
The brave one by Jodie Foster( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erica Bain is a popular New York radio host who watched her fiancé die and nearly lost her own life to a vicious, random attack. Now she is unable to move past the tragedy and discovers a stranger within herself. She prowls the streets, an armed wanderer in the urban night, out for vengeance, looking for the men she hold responsible and at war with her own soul. A determined homicide detective is hot on the trail of the vigilante that is Erica Bain
Predator by Arnold Schwarzenegger( Visual )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerrilla fighters in a Central American country, Schwarzenegger and his men encounter an enemy more deadly than any on earth--because the Predator is not of this earth
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Vietnam-vets-turned cops have only one thing in common : they both hate to work with partners, but when a routine murder investigation turns into a no holds barred war with an international heroin ring their partnership becomes the key to survival
Non-stop by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,430 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
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,400 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 )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,352 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 )

37 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Willis returns as the heroic cop who battles not only terrorists, but also an incompetent airport police chief, the hard-headed commander 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 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!
Swordfish by Dominic Sena( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,293 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
Lethal Weapon 4 by Richard Donner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,213 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 )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While fleeing from the cops, small time hood Harry Lockhart stumbles into an acting audition. He does so well he gets to go to Hollywood. While there, Harry pursues a girl he loved in high school and ends up geting caught up in twisted murder mystery. His only chance of getting out alive is a private detective named Gay Perry, who also works as a consultant for movies
V for Vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 617 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
 
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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

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