WorldCat Identities

Silver, Joel

Overview
Works: 154 works in 1,173 publications in 9 languages and 60,374 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Police films  Crime films  Dystopian 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 by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

189 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 9,350 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
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

60 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room, until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large, Professor James Moriarty, and not only is he Holmes's intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may give him an advantage over the renowned detective. Holmes's investigation into Moriarty's plot becomes more dangerous as it leads him and Watson out of London to France, Germany, and finally Switzerland
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

56 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riggs and Murtaugh must guard a free-wheeling witness
V for vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,171 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 )

64 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,038 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 )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,885 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 and pits him against a menacing warlord
Speed Racer by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,721 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 by Liam Neeson( Visual )

38 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,661 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 Neil Jordan( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,556 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. 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
Predator by John McTiernan( Visual )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,457 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
Non-stop by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,414 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 )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt
Swordfish by Dominic Sena( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,296 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 )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,279 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!
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,210 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 )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riggs and Murtaugh try to stop the Chinese Triads from expanding their illegitimate business empire to the United States
Kiss kiss bang bang by Shane Black( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 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
The invasion by Oliver Hirschbiegel( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A space shuttle burns up upon reentry causing debris to land across a wide area of the United States. Tucker Kaufman, a member of the CDC, visits one of the crash sites and gets a cut on his hand. Dr. Carol Bennell begins to notice that people are starting to act strange. She turns to her best friend, Dr. Ben Driscoll. He takes a small sample of the material to Dr. Stephen Galeano and they soon learn the substance is not from Earth. Carol's son, Oliver starts to have nightmares and Carol thinks it is because he is about to see Tucker, his father. Tucker has been infected and begins to show little emotion. One of Carol's patients complains that her husband is acting differently. As she begins to voice these concerns, Carol begins to notice other strange things. People are staring at her as she walks by and no one shows any emotion when a woman is hit by a car. Carol soon realizes she must stay awake, find her son, and join her two friends as they try to get to Fort Dix and work on an antidote
The losers by Sylvain White( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosive tale of double-cross and revenge centers upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team; Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar; find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated from inside by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they're joined by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda
RocknRolla by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs. This attracts some of the city's scrappiest tough guys, along with its more established underworld types. All are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but is very much alive. He has the multi-million dollar prize fall, literally, into his hands
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Book of Eli
Alternative Names
Džoel Silver

Joel Silver Amerikaans filmproducent

Joel Silver producteur de films américain

Joel Silver produttore cinematografico statunitense

Joel Silver US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Джоел Силвър

Джоэл Сильвер

Џоел Силвер

جوئل سیلور تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

조엘 실버

ジョエル・シルバー

喬·西佛

祖·舒路華

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Lethal weaponV for vendettaThe Book of EliSpeed RacerFred ClausSwordfishKiss kiss bang bangRocknRolla