WorldCat Identities

Sargent, Alvin

Overview
Works: 195 works in 813 publications in 11 languages and 20,279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Film sequels  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alvin Sargent
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

129 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 5,791 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 )

56 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ordinary People is an intense examination of a family being torn apart by tension and tragedy ... the upper-middle-class couple whose 'ordinary' existence is irrevocably shattered by the death of their oldest son in a boating accident ..."--Container
The amazing Spider-Man by Marc Webb( Visual )

64 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenage social outcast Peter spends his days trying to unravel the mystery of his own past and win the heart of his high school crush, Gwen Stacy. A mysterious briefcase belonging to his father, who abandoned him when he was a child, leads Peter to his dad's former partner, Dr. Connors. The discovery of his father's secret will ultimately shape his destiny of becoming "Spider-Man" and bring him face to face with Connors' villainous alter ego, the Lizard.--Container
Unfaithful by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,558 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 )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable therapy patient, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor leaves town to go on a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows--showing up unexpectedly at the therapist's lakeside retreat. Bob becomes the houseguest that just won't leave
Paper moon by Joseph Hayes( Visual )

30 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,022 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 )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 7 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 )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Italian 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 )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Undetermined 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
Spider-Man 3 : Spider-Man's new suit by N. T Raymond( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spider-Man feels powerful in his new black suit. He's faster, stronger, bolder. But soon he realizes the suit has a life all its own. Will he be able to shed his evil skin or will the black suit take control?"--Page 4 of cover
The stalking moon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 373 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
Dominick and Eugene( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and German and held by 290 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
Spider-man 2 by Peter David( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 270 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
The Daily Bugle stories by Jacob Ben Gunter( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 210 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 189 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
Straight time( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 175 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
I walk the line( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern sheriff, intending on bringing 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?
Bobby Deerfield by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby Deerfield is a world-renowned race car driver. When a colleague is killed in an explosive crash, Bobby's world is thrown into chaos, complicated by a beautiful woman who steals his heart
Spider-Man 3 : the movie novel by Jasmine Jones( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everythings going great for Peter Parker - and Spider-Man -until some mysterious black goo oozes into his life. It forms into a new black suit that leads Peter down a dark path of pride and revenge.... and into the clutches of fearful villains Sandman and Venom. Will everyone's favourite hero ever be the same? (From backcover)
Love and pain and the whole damn thing( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a tour in Spain, a young man makes the acquaintance of a not-quite-middle-aged spinster who is looking for a reason to live. After the two fall in love, she reveals that she has a terminal illness
 
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Alternative Names
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 guionista estadounidense

Alvin Sargent scénariste américain

Alvin Sargent sceneggiatore statunitense

Элвин Сарджент

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