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Silver, Joel

Overview
Works: 201 works in 1,438 publications in 10 languages and 67,203 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Police films  Crime films  Comedy films  Dystopian films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Publisher, Author, fmp, pmn, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joel Silver
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

83 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,985 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 by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

108 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,970 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."
The matrix reloaded by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

63 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,125 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 )

67 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a dark time for the world. Zion is doomed, crushed by the unstoppable army of countless Sentinels. Neo lies trapped in the Train Station, between the Matrix and the Source. The human race is not the only ones in peril. The machines press onward against the humans, unaware of the ominous signs within the Matrix of something growing, threatening to take it over completely: the rogue program Smith. There is only one hope for both races--one force that can stop Smith--Neo. One final battle ensues, which will decide the fate and future of both races
V for Vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

27 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 )

72 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day
The Book of Eli by Albert Hughes( Visual )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli (Washington) 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 (Oldman)
Speed Racer by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the support of his family and his loyal girlfriend Trixie, Speed teams with his one-time rival, the mysterious Racer X, to win the race that took his brother's life: the death-defying, cross-country rally known as the Crucible
Unknown( Visual )

23 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,725 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 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerilla 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
The brave one by Neil Jordan( Visual )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,569 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
The nice guys by Shane Black( Visual )

13 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,515 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
Non-stop by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,463 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
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,451 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
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,442 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. Fred is a bad seed and could jeopardize the year's jolliest holiday
Lethal weapon 2 by Richard Donner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,434 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 1,401 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 1,369 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 )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,252 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 1,204 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
 
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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

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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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