Most widely held works about Alan Silvestri
Most widely held works by Alan Silvestri
The Polar Express ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,340 libraries worldwide
When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Forrest Gump ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,153 libraries worldwide
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation.
Night at the Museum. Battle of the Smithsonian ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,625 libraries worldwide
When the Museum of Natural History is closed for renovations, the museum pieces are moved into federal storage at the famous Smithsonian Institution. It houses the world's largest museum complex with more than 136 million items in its collections. These range from the plane Amelia Earhart flew on her non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic and Al Capone's rap sheet and mug shot to Dorothy's ruby slippers. From Fonzie's leather jacket to Archie Bunker's lounge chair. After stealing a security guard's ID badge, Larry Daley slips into the Archives of the Smithsonian, where Kahmunrah, an evil Pharaoh, comes to life with the reestablishing of The Tablet as a magical force in the museum. It brings the old exhibits and new exhibits to life, and in conflict with each other. Larry enlists the help of Amelia Earheart.
Stuart Little 2 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,577 libraries worldwide
Stuart Little is back for more action-packed adventure. This time around Stuart and the reluctant Snowbell embark on a dangerous mission to rescue Stuart's new friend Margalo from a villainous falcon. But the journey proves more difficult than he ever imagines, and Stuart has to decide if he's up to the task.
The wild ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and German and held by 1,416 libraries worldwide
Sampson is a lion on display at a zoo in New York City's Central Park, and he holds court over all the other animals, including Nigel, a testy koala bear; Larry, a dumb but well-meaning snake; Kazar, a wildebeest with a passion for choreography; Bridget, a bright but cynical giraffe; and Benny, a squirrel who is good friends with Sampson and is trying to romance Bridget without much success. Ryan is the pride and joy of Sampson's life and he becomes devastated when one day Ryan is crated up and sent away to another zoo. Sampson is desperate to find his boy, and with the help of his pals he escapes the zoo and sets out on a rescue mission. However, midtown Manhattan is unfamiliar territory for Sampson and the other zoo animals, and they have a hard time adjusting to the concrete canyons of the Big Apple.
The mummy returns ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,405 libraries worldwide
It's now 1933, 10 years after Rick and Evie met. They're married, settled in London and are raising their 8 year old son, Alex. Imhotep's corpse has been brought to the British Museum, and resurrected; the mummy walks the earth again, determined to become immortal. Another force born of the darkest rituals of ancient Egyptian mysticism, even more powerful than Imhotep, has also been set loose in the world. When these two forces clash, the world will hang in the balance, sending the O'Connells on a desperate race to save the world, and rescue their son.
Disney's A Christmas carol ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late.
Maid in Manhattan ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,303 libraries worldwide
A struggling single mom takes a job as a chambermaid at a luxury hotel in New York. She meets and falls in love with a suave and sophisticated heir to an American political dynasty, who mistakes her for a society woman. When her real identity is revealed, the reality about their seperate lives sets in.
Cast away ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,260 libraries worldwide
Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer, finds his ruled-by-the-clock existence ended when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just begun.
Lilo & Stitch ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
The result of an illegal experiment in genetic mutation, Experiment #626 is so horrifyingly hostile that it's been locked up by its inventors. It escapes to Earth where Lilo, a young Hawaiian girl, mistakes it for a strange dog, adopts it, and renames it Stitch. As Stitch becomes part of Lilo's unusual family life, Lilo's innocence and the aloha spirit of the Islands confuse and ultimately civilize the creature.
What women want ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,225 libraries worldwide
A cocky, chauvinistic advertising executive magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking.
G.I. Joe., the rise of Cobra ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
Weapons expert James McCullen has created a nanotechnology-based weapon capable of destroying an entire city. His company MARS sells four warheads to NATO, and the U.S. Army is tasked with delivering the warheads. Duke and Ripcord are delivering the warheads when they are ambushed by the Baroness. The two are rescued by Scarlett, Snake Eyes and Heavy Duty. They take the warheads to the G.I. Joe's command center, rendezvousing with General Hawk. McCullen is revealed to be using the same nanotechnology to build an army of soldiers with the aid of the Doctor.
Beowulf ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but a motion-capture animated film. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her, Beowulf returns to the castle and becomes king. Years pass, and all seems well. Is the age of demons finally over? Before he dies, however, Beowulf must face his past weakness and expiate his sins--if his kingdom is to survive.
Who framed Roger Rabbit ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
The hapless Roger Rabbit is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, who was photographed "playing patticake" with Roger's wife Jessica. The mixed live and animated action takes place in Hollywood and next-door "Toontown," where humans and "Toons" co-exist.
Back to the future the complete trilogy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 999 libraries worldwide
Back to the Future: It's the mid-80's, and Marty McFly is your average 17-year-old slacker who happens to be friends with an inventor, Doc Brown. Doc's latest invention is a time machine, that ends up transporting Marty back to 1955 where he must bring his parents together so that he will exist when he gets back to his own time.
Identity ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 992 libraries worldwide
Ten strangers are brought together at a motel because of a savage rainstorm. All take shelter at a desolate motel run by a nervous night manager. Relief in finding shelter is quickly replaced with fear as the ten travelers begin to die, one by one. They soon realize that, if they are to survive, they'll have to uncover the secret that has brought them all together.
Lilo & Stitch ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 940 libraries worldwide
The result of an illegal experiment in genetic mutation, Experiment #626, is so horrifyingly hostile that it's been locked up by its inventors. It escapes to Earth where Lilo, a young Hawaiian girl, mistakes it for a strange dog, adopts it, and renames it Stitch. As Stitch becomes part of Lilo's unusual family life Lilo's innocence and the aloha spirit of the Islands confuse and ultimately civilize the creature.
Serendipity ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
Is there really such a thing as a benevolent destiny that will eventually reunite true soul mates separated by time and distance? It begins at Christmastime in a New York department store, where two people meet by chance -- while shopping for their "significant others"--And are immediately attracted to each other. After spending a romantic evening together, they reluctantly part, secretly hoping that fate will reunite them some day.
Lara Croft Tomb raider the cradle of life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple, in Greece, sunken underwater that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. Facing her greatest challenges yet, the intrepid tomb raider pursues Lo, in order to get her hands back on Pandora's Box, and fulfill the desire of the Queen.
Van Helsing ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Legendary 19th-century monster hunter Van Helsing is sent to mysterious Transylvania to battle the evil Dracula is trying to release with the unwilling help of Frankestein's monster and a wolf-man.
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