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Silvestri, Alan

Works: 763 works in 2,286 publications in 8 languages and 68,125 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Fiction  Comedy films  History 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Performer, Actor, Instrumentalist, Lyricist, Scenarist, Recording engineer, Contributor, Creator, Other, Arranger
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alan Silvestri
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 4,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy longs to believe in Santa Claus, but he finds it quite difficult to do so. His family has a dogged insistence that all of it, from the North Pole, to the elves, to Santa himself, is all just a myth. This all changes, however, on Christmas Eve, when a mysterious train visits Billy in the middle of the night, promising to take him and a group of other lucky children to the North Pole for a visit with Santa. The train's conductor, along with the other passengers help turn Billy's crisis of faith into a journey of self-discovery
Stuart Little 2 by Rob Minkoff ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of a young mouse named Stuart and his adopted, human family the Littles
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,109 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 3 languages and held by 2,226 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
Lilo & Stitch by Walt Disney ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,203 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
Cast away by Tom Hanks ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,193 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 )
17 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,183 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
The mummy returns by Stephen Sommers ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This supernatural sequel finds Rick O'Connell and his now-wife Evelyn trying to protect their son from various nasty undead creatures including the half-arachnid, half-man Scorpion King
Marvel's The Avengers ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from 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 1,759 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 )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,757 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 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marisa is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a wealthy socialite. After an enchanting evening together, the two fall madly in love. But when Marisa's true identity is revealed, issues of class and social status threaten to separate them
Disney's A Christmas carol ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,617 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 1,595 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
The Croods by Emma Stone ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When their cave is destroyed, the Croods set out to explore a spectacular landscape filled with fantastic creatures, strange surprises, and a whole new world of adventure"--Container
What women want by Nancy Meyers ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cocky, chauvinistic advertising executive magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking
Serendipity by Peter Chelsom ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,464 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
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Museum of Natural History is closed for upgrades and renovations, some of the 'animated' museum pieces are moved to the famous archives at the Smithsonian Institute. Larry Daley gets into the action when Jedediah calls him to say that Dexter stole The Tablet and the evil Pharaoh Kahmunrah is attacking them. Larry sneaks into the Archives and meets Amelia Earhart who is thrilled at the prospect of adventure and helps him out. Later, Larry is rehired at the museum as the night guard, and meets a young woman who looks just like Amelia
Red 2 by Dean Parisot ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,385 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 Lawrence Gordon ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lara Croft, tomb raider": Archaeologist and explorer extraordinaire Lara Croft goes on a death-defying journey that leads her to her greatest challeng: The Triangle of Light. "Lara Croft, tomb raider: the cradle of life": Lara faces her most perilous mission: to recover what ancient civilizations eblieved to be the essence of all evil, Pandora's Box
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Alan Selvestri
Alan Silvesti
Alan Sylvestri
Silvestri, Alan Anthony.
Silvestri, Alan Anthony 1950-
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