WorldCat Identities

Sargent, Alvin

Works: 148 works in 743 publications in 10 languages and 19,866 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alvin Sargent
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

122 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent, or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction
Ordinary people by Robert Redford( Visual )

60 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "ordinary" existence of an upper middle class family is shattered with the death of the older son and the struggle of the younger son against guilt and suicide
Unfaithful by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suburban New York housewife has a chance encounter with a sexy stranger and it erupts into a full-blown affair, passion becomes obsession, and the true price of betrayal takes a shattering toll
What About Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A therapist's stress-free vacation takes a humorous turn when his patient, who is suffering from separation anxiety from him, shows up at his lakeside retreat
Paper moon by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly orphaned Addie falls into the care of a small-time con artist and turns out to be better at it than he is. Set in Depression-era Kansas
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to great wealth, the fiercely independent Julia devotes her life to political causes, fighting fascism in the 1930's. While traveling in Europe, playwright Lillian Hellman, a friend of Julia's, is swept into a dangerous world, smuggling money across hostile borders
Other people's money by Norman Jewison( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence "Larry the Liquidator" Garfield is a ruthless Wall Street deal maker and corporate raider who is pursuing the hostile takeover of a small manufacturing company, New England Wire & Cable. During the buyout attempt, he becomes enamored with the company's attorney
Anywhere but here by Wayne Wang( Visual )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adele is a flashy, flirtatious dreamer. Her daughter Ann is a quiet, no-nonsense realist. On the surface, they're like oil and water, but deep down, they are two of a kind."--Container
The stalking moon by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspenseful manhunt saga. A relentless foe tracks Army scout Gregory Peck as he attempts to lead a woman once held captive by Apaches to safety
Spider-man 2 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to balance his life as a college student, Daily Bugle photographer, and crime-fighting super-hero, Peter Parker is ready to give up the burden of being Spider-Man, until the evil Doc Ock threatens the Big Apple
Spider-Man 3 : the New Goblin by Danny Fingeroth( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sure that his best friend Peter Parker, as Spider-Man, killed his father, Harry Osborn is driven by anger and pain to adopt his father's villainous legacy. He's the New Goblin and he's out for revenge!
The Daily Bugle stories by Jacob Ben Gunter( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Spider-Man ... hero or menace? This collection of stories from the Daily Bugle lets you decide. While the editorial staff blasts headlines about a "wall-crawling glory hound," other articles and letters to the editor give Spider-Man credit for some amazing rescues. You will also get the lowdown on rampaging lunatic, Doc Ock. Is he in league with Spider-Man? Gossip columns, advice columns--it's all here in the Daily Bugle--everything you need to know about Spider-Man and his friends. So what are you waiting for? Read it now!
Sterile cuckoo by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A relentlessly kooky coed falls in love with a reserved young college student. She actively pursues the shy boyish-man and helps him through the tough first months in school. They both benefit from the relationship; he gains self-confidence and she's now able to come to grips with her unhappy home life
Dominick and Eugene( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of twin brothers who share a special bond. Eugene is a medical student and Dominick, brain damaged by a childhood accident, is a garbage collector whose earnings are putting Eugene through school. Now Eugene has received an assignment at Stanford, and Dominick sets out to perform an act of courage that could change their lives forever
Straight time( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paroled burglar tries to get a job and keep on the straight-and-narrow. His hard-core parole officer has different ideas and sends him back to jail. When he gets out again, he goes after the parole officer, steals his car, and returns to crime
Walk the line by James Mangold( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern sheriff, intending to bring a man in for moonshining, instead falls for his young daughter and makes sure the feds don't arrest the man. With a deputy's murder and his marriage over, will the sheriff still get his girl?
Spider-man( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nørden Peter Parker er i virkeligheden superhelten Spider-man, og han har det fint med dobbeltrollen, som også kæresten Mary Jane har sccepteret. Men alligevel går det galt med forholdet, da Spider-mans mørke side kommer frem
Spider-man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resumen: Quedando huérfano a temprana edad, Peter Parker es un preparatoriano señalado como nerd por el resto de sus compañeros. Durante una visita escolar a un laboratorio, Peter es mordido accidentalmente por una araña alterada genéticamente. Esto le causa un cambio radical en su organismo, pues ahora posee fuerza y velocidad sobrehumanas; es capaz de trepar paredes, arrojar telarañas de las muñecas y adquiere un sexto sentido que le alerta de posibles peligros; pero esto es sólo el comienzo de una nueva vida que será afectada por la muerte, el amor y la aventura. Ahora él es el Hombre araña
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Alvin Sargent Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Alvin Sargent amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Alvin Sargent amerikansk manusforfattar

Alvin Sargent amerikansk manusförfattare

Alvin Sargent amerikansk manusforfatter

Alvin Sargent amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Alvin Sargent sceneggiatore statunitense

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