WorldCat Identities

Donovan, Martin 1950-

Works: 42 works in 236 publications in 8 languages and 5,360 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery films  Film remakes  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Teen films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Performer, Author, Conceptor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Martin Donovan
Saved! by Brian Dannelly( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Good girl Mary (Jena Malone) and her best friend Hilary Faye (Mandy Moore) are at the top of the food chain at American Eagle Christian High School. But all that is about to change in this ... teen comedy about hype, hypocrisy and high school"--Container
The great Gatsby by Robert Markowitz( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning from the battlefields of World War I, an impoverished young soldier learns the love of his life has married into a weathly family, and moved to Long Island's fabled Gold Coast. Obsessed with rekindling their romance, he reinvents himself as the mysteriously prosperous Jay Gatsby, throws scandalously lavish parties at his glittering mansion-and waits for his chance. But when that chance comes, it comes at a price as terrible as it is invevitalbe
Death Becomes Her by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy about greed, vanity, sex, immortality, life--and death. A writer named Helen decides to take revenge on her actress friend Madeline after she steals her fiance Ernest. When Helen and Madeline both take a serum that gives them eternal life, their hatred for one another ends as they both plot to kill Ernest
Unthinkable by Gregor Jordan( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just how far we will go to protect ourselves and our country. When a nuclear expert-turned-extremist plants devices in three separate cities, the country's counter-terrorism force springs into action and captures him. But the location of his bombs remains a mystery. With time running out, FBI agent Helen Brody agrees to work alongside a mysterious interrogator known only as 'H', whose ruthless methods get results. But a power struggle develops between the FBI agent, 'H' and the terrorist. What happens next is unbelievable and unthinkable
The visitation by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Miracles are happening in the sleepy town of Antioch, and everyone is talking about the mysterious drifter with incredible powers. Who is this mysterious stranger-- the true messiah, a false prophet, or something far more sinister?"--container
Apartment zero( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in modern day Argentina, the film centers on a pair of unlikely roommates, Adrian LeDuc and Jack Carney. Adrian is a lonely, reserved man who runs a local revival movie theater. In order to make ends meet, he takes in a roommate--Jack. Jack is handsome, charming and alluring. He may also be a killer
The haunting in Connecticut( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut. They soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history. The house was once a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred. The owner's clairvoyant son, Jonah, served as a demonic messenger. He provided a gateway for spiritual entities to crossover. Now unspeakable terror awaits when Jonah, the boy who communicated with the dead, returns to unleash horror on the innocent and unsuspecting family. Based on a true story
Simple men by Hal Hartley( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers decide to track down their missing father. their search leads One of them to his life love
Trust by Hal Hartley( Visual )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pregnant 16 year old rejected by everyone and a 17 year old genius who hates everyone discover that love is stranger than they are in this different modern romantic comedy
Collaborator by Martin Donovan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Longfellow is a famous playwright who can't seem to catch a break. Retreating back to his childhood home to visit his mother, Robert crosses paths with his former neighbor Gus, a right-wing ex-con who is Robert's polar opposite in every possible way. When Gus holds Robert hostage at gunpoint during a drunken reunion gone terribly wrong, the two men unexpectedly bond until the mood darkens and shots ring out
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An LAPD detective travels to northern Alaska to assist local police with a murder investigation. He soon finds himself suffering from insomnia caused by both the midnight sun and his feelings of guilt over the accidental death of his partner
Surviving desire : a film by Hal Hartley( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offbeat romance about a college student who seduces her professor. Also included are two shorts: "Theory of achievement" and "Ambition."
Silent Hill : revelation by Sean Bean( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Return to a place of insanity and blood-curdling chills in this shocking sequel to one of the most surreal and gruesome horror films ever created. Heather Mason ... and her father ... have always tried to stay one step ahead of the malevolent forces intent on their destruction. But on the eve of her 18th birthday, a dangerous revelation leads her deeper into a demonic world that threatens to trap her in a nightmarish landscape forever"--Container
The sentinel by Clark Johnson( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete Garrison is a veteran secret service agent saved the life of president Ronald Reagan in the past and became a legend. Presently he is responsible for the personal security of president and first lady Sarah Ballentine. Pete and the first lady are having a love affair. Pete's informer, Walter, discloses that there is a traitor in the secret service and there is a plot to kill the president. His former friend David Breckinridge and the chief of the secret service William Montrose are in charge of the investigation. All the agents are submitted to a polygraph test. Due to his affair with Sarah, he is compromised and his test results show falsehood. He is accused of treachery. He escapes before being imprisoned. He is chased by the secret service and conducts his own investigation trying to find the responsible
Hollow reed by Angela Pope( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martyn Wyatt is just settling into his new life; he has an ex- wife, a gay live-in partner, and limited visitation rights to his beloved son Oliver. When Oliver shows up bloodied at his father's house, Martyn's detemination to find the culprit becomes an obession that leads him back to the boy's own front door. A custody battle to save his son instigates an inquisition onto Martyn's lifestyle, questioning a gay father's ability to provide a safe haven for his own son
Nadja( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twin brother and sister vampires struggle against each other - and the ancient curse that binds them - in this stylish, erotic thriller set against the concrete canyons of modern-day Manhattan. Fiendishly seductive Nadja (Elina Lowensohn), and brother Edgar (Jared Harris), spend their days entombed in darkness, and their nights hiding in the heart of the New York afterhours scene. But Edgar is haunted by the painful duality of life lived in the shadows - and troubled by his twin's relentlessly evil nature. Nadja weaves her sensual spell around the niece and nephew of famed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing (Peter Fonda), Edgar joins forces with his would-be-assassin, plotting to bring down his sister in an all-out orgy of sex, blood, danger and death
Right to die( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cliff and his wife Abby are involved in a fiery car wreck that leaves Cliff unhurt and his wife hideously burned. As Abby lies comatose, kept alive only by life support, her charred spirit seeks vengeance on those who profit from her plight
Shadows and lies( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he falls for a gangster's favorite call girl, a quiet criminal must flee New York City. After four years in exile, Vincent secretly returns to the city intent on saving the woman he loves
When trumpets fade( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four renegade soldiers are desparate to stay alive during one of World War II's most shocking and unforgettable battles in Hurtgen Forest in the fall of 1944
Heaven( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An architect, being sued for divorce and struggling with booze and gambling, finds work remodeling a friend's strip club. There he meets a transsexual stripper who is bothered by accurate, but extremely violent, visions of future events, which begin to include the architect. Finally, the scenes from the visions become reality
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Alternative Names
Martin Donovan acteur américain

Martin Donovan actor estadounidense

Martin Donovan Amerikaans acteur

Martin Donovan amerikai színész

Martin Donovan attore cinematografico statunitense

Martin Donovan pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Martin Donovan US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Peralta-Ramos, Carlos Enrique Valera y, 1950-

Ramos, Carlos Enrique Valera y Peralta-, 1950-

Valera y Peralta-Ramos, Carlos Enrique, 1950-

Μάρτιν Ντόνοβαν

Мартин Донован американский актёр, режиссёр и сценарист

מרטין דונובן שחקן אמריקאי

مارتن دونوفان ممثل أمريكي

مارتین دونوان تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، و بازیگر آمریکایی

마틴 도너번