WorldCat Identities

Sargent, Alvin

Works: 180 works in 710 publications in 12 languages and 19,749 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Superhero films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Film sequels  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Alvin Sargent
Most widely held works by Alvin Sargent
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

121 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 5,808 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 )

53 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful story of a family's struggle to deal with one son's accidental death and the other's subsequent guilt-ridden suicide attempt
The amazing Spider-Man by Andrew Garfield( Visual )

61 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-Man's conflict has been within himself: the struggle between Peter Parker and the responsibilities of Spider-Man. But Peter Parker, finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man, but being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,359 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
Unfaithful by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,244 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
Paper moon by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

30 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ryan O'Neal teams up with his daughter Tatum in this very bright, very warm and very funny period film for which Tatum won an Oscar in her first film role. Ryan O'Neal plays the smooth-talking con man Moses Pray, driving through depression-era Kansas with a carload of deluxe bibles, a gold tooth behind a convincing smile, and a list of newly widowed prospects for his line. Addie (Tatum O'Neal) is a cigarette-smoking, nine-year-old orphan who hooks up with Moses and manages to show the master con man a trick or two. Madeline Kahn gives a funny, neurotic performance as Trixie Delight, who goes along for the ride until Addie determines that Trixie might come between Addie and Moses - which, obviously, cannot happen"--Container
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lillian Helman conoce en los años 20 a Julia, hija de una acaudalada familia escocesa. Las dos amigas, a las que une una profunda amistad, se separan al llegar a la adolescencia. Julia se marcha a estudiar a Oxford y Viena, donde es discípula de Freud. Mientras, Lily se convierte en una famosa escritora que añora, sin embargo, su amista con Julia y, por lo tanto, decide ir a buscarla a Viena
Anywhere but here by Wayne Wang( Visual )

12 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 457 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 )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 363 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 Peter David( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 300 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
Dominick and Eugene( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and German and held by 295 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
The Daily Bugle stories by Jacob Ben Gunter( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 213 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
Spider-Man 3 : a novalization by Peter David( Book )

16 editions published in 2007 in 5 languages and held by 177 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)
Straight time( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 168 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 140 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?
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
Gambit( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starring Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine, Gambit is a delightful yet deadly game of international cat-and-mouse. The fast-paced caper takes off in Hong Kong where a dapper English cat burglar (Caine) enlists the aid of a Eurasian dancer (MacLaine), to help him in an elaborate scheme to grab an age-old artifact from the heavily secured palace of a powerful Middle Eastern tycoon. Unfortunately, the foolproof scheme begins to backfire shortly after it starts and the duo must pull out all the stops if they hope to come out on top
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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 guionista estadounidense

Alvin Sargent scénariste américain

Alvin Sargent sceneggiatore statunitense

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