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Helgeland, Brian

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Most widely held works by Brian Helgeland
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

107 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quiet life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
L.A. Confidential by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

130 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LA in the 50's: Notorious gangster Mickey Cohen has just been put away for tax evasion, and now a bunch of his heroin is missing. Outside wise guys would love to move in on Mickey's territory; Captain Dudley Smith of the LAPD has launched a special squad to deal with them. Violent, thuggish team member Bud White's partner is murdered during a robbery at The Nite Owl coffee shop. The responding officer is rising star Detective Lieutenant Ed Exley, whose investigation intersects with that of Detective Jack Vincennes. Their leads point to Pierce Patchett, a drug dealing pimp whose prostitutes are surgically altered to look like movie stars. Nothing is as it seems in the glittering city of Angels, which, despite its open streets and warm welcoming air, is a city constructed of secrets. As Hollywood scandal sheet editor Sid Hudgens says, some things in L.A. are always going to be "Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush."
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

75 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rousing story of lowborn William Thatcher's quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. Follow this fearless squire and his band of medieval misfits as they careen their way toward impossible glory that's part romance, part road trip and part exuberant swashbuckling
Robin Hood by Scott Ridley( Visual )

70 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 13th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power. And whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people
Green zone by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

45 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Iraq war, U.S. Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller leads Mobile Exploitation Team-Delta (MET-D) on a fruitless search of suspected WMD sites. When he wonders out loud why the intelligence is all wrong, he's told not rock the boat. Soon Miller, working with a local Iraqi informant named Freddy, is going after a Ba'athist general named Al-Rawi. CIA agent Martin Brown and journalist Lawrie Dayne share Miller's doubts; each have some pieces to the puzzle. They try to help Miller out, but Department of Defense official Clark Poundstone treats the WMD problem like a PR kerfuffle. When a Delta Force squad is dispatched to intimidate him and shut his team down, Miller's questioning mutates into a quest: to learn the identity and motives of "Magellan," the highly protected source of this faulty information
42 by Chadwick Boseman( Visual )

48 editions published in 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History was made in 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the modern era. 42 tells the life story of Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey
Man on fire by A. J Quinnell( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hard-drinking, burnt-out CIA operative John Creasy (Washington) has given up on life -- until his friend Rayburn ... gets him a job as bodyguard to nine-year-old Pita Ramos... Bit by bit, Creasy begins to reclaim his soul, but when Pita is kidnapped, Creasy's fiery rage is released and he will stop at nothing to save her"--Container
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott( Visual )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York Metropolitan Transit Authority train dispatcher Walter Garber's day is turned upside down when he must face-off against Ryder, the criminal mind that has hijacked the passengers of subway train, Pelham 1-2-3. Ryder is the leader of a highly-armed gang of four, including a henchman who used to work for the MTA. NYPD Hostage Negotiator Detective Camonetti initially takes charge of the situation, but quickly realizes that Ryder will only deal with Garber. Garber begins to employ his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages
Blood work by Jeff Daniels( Visual )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a masked killer on the loose, and the police believe its the locations that are important and that the victims are just unlucky. But retired FBI agent McCaleb thinks that it goes the other way around. The killer's victims are very specific. Forced to retire after suffering a heart attack, and receiving a new heart 2 years later, he is approached by the sister of the murdered woman whose heart he now has. Now McCaleb has to use his wits to discover who is responsible for the murders
Legend( Visual )

55 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the rise and fall of London's most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. It is a classic crime thriller taking viewers into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins
42( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History was made in 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the modern era. 42 tells the life story of Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey
Payback by Brian Helgeland( Visual )

78 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A career criminal is bent on revenge after his partners in a street heist betray him
Cirque du Freak by Paul Weitz( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and get tickets. Steve and Darren think that it is all a joke until a vampire named Larten Crepsley comes on stage with a very poisonous spider that he makes do tricks. Steve tells Larten he would like to join him and become an apprentice
Conspiracy theory = Complot mortel by Brian Helgeland( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York cab driver and conspiracy buff Jerry Fletcher tells anyone in earshot about the secret movers, shakers and assassins who really control things. When he tries to put Justice Department attorney Alice Sutton in the know, he's run out of her office. Soon both will be running for their lives
The Postman by Kevin Costner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and French and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the near future after a catastrophic war which has destroyed the government, a traveler finds an old mail bag and starts delivering it
The order by Matthew Barney( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the head of a secret order of priests is found dead, with a strange mark left on his body, another member is sent to investigate. He soon finds himself plunged into a mystery, only to find himself at the heart of it
Assassins by Richard Donner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Rath (Stallone), a professional hit man, does his business via the electronic superhighway, making contact by fax modem and collecting his money by wire transfer. He has been given a contract to kill crime boss Alan Branch, vicious rival hit man Miguel Bain (Banderas) who stole the contract and killed Branch. Bain is as ruthless as Robert is principled. Robert won't fire randomly into a crowd, for fear of killing innocent bystanders. Bain treats civilians like they're the next best thing to body armor. Robert is by now getting tired of killing people, so he wants to retire. But he decides to take one more job, the target being a Seattle woman named Electra, who is a surveillance expert and information thief who will be selling a floppy disk of stolen data to a four of Dutch buyers. Before Robert can do anything, Bain shows up and kills the Dutchmen. Robert, who has the disk, declares himself retired and becomes Electra's protector because Bain is determined to kill Robert and Electra and get the disk
A nightmare on Elm Street by Renny Harlin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy comes back to slay the children of Elm Street, but may have met his match with a telepathic teen that can control her dreams
42 : the true story of Jackie Robinson by Aaron Rosenberg( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Jackie Robinson first put on a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform in 1947, he knew he was facing one of the toughest tests of his life ... Faced with hateful insults from the public and even some from his teammates, could Jackie rise to the challenge? Could he prove that his skills on the field, not the color of his skin, was what matter most?--P. [4] of cover
L.A. confidential : the screenplay by Brian Helgeland( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, Anfang der 50er Jahre: 3 Cops sollen den Mord an 6 Menschen aufklären, die in einem Nachtlokal von Unbekannten erschossen wurden. Die Spuren führen in die Drogen- und Pornoszene. ; de
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The taking of Pelham 1 2 3
L.A. ConfidentialA knight's taleThe taking of Pelham 1 2 3Blood workPaybackA nightmare on Elm StreetL.A. confidential : the screenplay
Alternative Names
Brian Helgeland Amerikaans filmregisseur

Brian Helgeland amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Regisseur und Produzent

Brian Helgeland cinéaste américain

Brian Helgeland director de cine estadounidense

Brian Helgeland sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

Helgeland, Brian 1961-...

Helgeland, Brian Thomas 1961-

Брайан Хелгеленд

Брайън Хелгеланд

Բրայան Հելգելանդ ամերիկյան կինոռեժիսոր

בריאן הלגלנד במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

برایان هالگلند فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

브라이언 헬걸런드 미국의 영화 각본가, 감독

헬겔랜드, 브라이언 1961-