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Silvestri, Alan

Works: 808 works in 2,340 publications in 8 languages and 70,454 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Fiction  Comedy films  History 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Performer, Actor, Instrumentalist, Musician, Lyricist, Scenarist, Recording engineer, Contributor, Creator, Other, Arranger
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Alan Silvestri
Most widely held works by Alan Silvestri
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 4,180 WorldCat member 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
Stuart Little 2 by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Little family adopts a spunky boy named Stuart who looks a lot like a mouse. Mr. and Mrs. Little adore their new son, but their older son George isn't so sure what to make of his new brother and devises a plan to get Stuart out of the house
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

70 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,169 WorldCat member 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
Captain America the first avenger by Chris Evans( Visual )

25 editions published in 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March, 1942. 90-pound weakling Steve Rogers doggedly attempts to enlist in the army, only to be repeatedly classified 4F. Rogers' determination and decency come to the attention of Dr. Abraham Erskine of the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Rogers is the first test subject for Erskine's super-soldier serum, which transforms him utterly. When the program is abruptly ended, Rogers becomes Captain America--touring America to sell war bonds. On a USO tour in Europe, Rogers steals the first opportunity to demonstrate his worth by tangling with Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull, head of Hydra, Hitler's occult research and development unit. Schmidt has discovered the tesseract cube, an enormously powerful relic of Norse mythology through which he seeks to conquer the world. Assisted by Colonel Chester Phillips, Peggy Carter, weapons contractor Howard Stark, childhood friend Bucky Barnes, and Dum Dum Doogan and his howling commandos, Steve Rogers becomes more than a propaganda tool, emerging as the true Captain America
Cast away by Tom Hanks( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Noland is a FedEx systems engineer whose personal and professional life are ruled by the clock. He has a girlfriend, Kelly, with whom he is deeply in love with and family he hardly sees. When work intrudes on Christmas Eve, Chuck has a quick gift exchange in the car and kisses Kelly goodbye. He boards a delivery plane going overseas which gets caught in a horrendous storm and crashes onto the shores of a deserted tropical island in the Pacific. First, frustration gets to him and then he realizes how little his chances are to ever get back to civilisation. After four long years, Chuck has learned very well how to survive on his own. He even has a way of predicting the weather with a self-made calendar. When Chuck finally sees his chance, he rafts out onto the ocean and fortunately is spotted. After a bittersweet welcome-back reception, Chuck finds Kelly has married another man. For four years, it was survival. Now Chuck is compelled to live
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

18 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seasoned airline pilot miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on the plane
Lilo & Stitch by Walt Disney( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,204 WorldCat member 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
The mummy returns by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,065 WorldCat member 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
Marvel's The Avengers( Visual )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Fury unites the superhero team of Iron Man, Captain America, The Hulk, Thor, Black Widow and Hawkeye to battle for Earth against Loki and his army
Back to the future by Jodeci (Musical group)( Visual )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,752 WorldCat member 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
Maid in Manhattan by Wayne Wang( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marisa Ventura is a single mom working at a posh Manhattan hotel. She dreams of a better life for her and her young son. When senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa, he mistakes her for a wealthy socialite. It doesn't take long before they fall madly in love. When Marisa's identity is revealed, social status threatens to separate them
The Croods by Emma Stone( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures, and their outlook is changed forever
Disney's A Christmas carol( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...high-flying, heartwarming adventure for the whole family, starring Jim Carrey. When three ghosts take penny-pinching Scrooge on an eye-opening journey, he discovers the true meaning of Christmas"--Container
The wild by Walt Disney( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,601 WorldCat member 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
What women want by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cocky, chauvinistic advertising executive magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,518 WorldCat member 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
Serendipity by Peter Chelsom( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member 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
Red 2 by Dean Parisot( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De gepensioneerde geheim agenten van de CIA gaan weer aan de slag, dit keer om een zoekgeraakte kernbom terug te vinden, achterna gezeten door een Britse spionne van MI6
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Simon West( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,366 WorldCat member 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
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Alternative Names
Alan Selvestri

Alan Silvesti

Alan Sylvestri


Silvestri, Alan Anthony.

Silvestri, Alan Anthony 1950-

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