WorldCat Identities

Ziskin, Laura

Works: 51 works in 367 publications in 9 languages and 19,115 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  History  Fantasy films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Author, pmn, fmp, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Laura Ziskin
Most widely held works by Laura Ziskin
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

142 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 9,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
The Butler by Les Daniels( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
What About Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A therapist's stress-free vacation takes a humorous turn when his patient, who is suffering from separation anxiety from him, shows up at his lakeside retreat
To die for by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small town in New Hampshire, a media sensation erupts over a murder case against Suzanne Stone. She is accused of persuading teenagers to kill her husband, Larry Maretto. Obsessed with becoming a TV personality, she views her husband's desire for children as an impediment to her career
The doctor by Touchstone Home Video( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful surgeon Jack McKee who is businesslike and aloof with his patients finds his whole life changing when he is found to have throat cancer
Stealth by Jerome Alan Cohen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un escuadrón de pilotos de élite se embarca en una peligrosa misión para intentar neutralizar un prototipo de avión de combate que está fuera de control y que dispone de un sistema de inteligencia artificial cuyas acciones podrían desencadenar una guerra nuclear
Murphy's romance by Martin Ritt( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fields plays a gutsy divorced mother eager to make it as a horse trainer on a small desert rach. The last thing she expected to find in Eunice, Arizona was love
Hero by Stephen Frears( Visual )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davis is ace reporter Gale Gayley, who literally falls into the story of a lifetime when she's a passenger on an airplane that crashes into a Chicago bridge. In the smoke and darkness, she's saved by a rude, foul-mouthed "hero", who promptly disappears into the night ... leaving only his shoe behind
No way out by Brian De Palma( Visual )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a fit of rage, Secretary of Defense David Brice murders his mistress. To keep a lid on the scandal, Brice's loyal aide creates the perfect cover-up: he "invents" a more enticing killer -- a Russian spy -- and then enlists naval commander Tom Farrell to find him. But as a chilling twist of fate would have it, Farrell also has a strong connection to the victim ... and now all the clues he's been hired to uncover are leading straight to him! In a desperate race against time, Farrell's search for the killer is not only a matter of national security, but also a matter of saving his own hide." -- From container
D.O.A. by Cory Yuen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two neightboring couples grow too close, one of the husbands is lured into a shocking web of sexual obsession, betrayal and murder
Stealth Blue thunder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue thunder (ca. 109 min.): Chosen to test Blue Thunder, Frank Murphy is amazed by the capabilities of the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind Blue Thunder, Murphy and his partner learn the remarkable craft is slated for use as the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control
Spider-Man Spider-man 2 ; Spider-man 3( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-Man 3: New York City is in the midst of Spider-mania. Peter Parker finally has the girl of his dreams. Just when it seems like things can't get any better, Spider-Man must fight the most terrifying trio of villains - the deadly Sandman, the New Goblin, and Venom - as well as the enemy within himself
The date night 4-movie collection Murphy's romance ; Places in the heart ; Steel magnolias ; My best friend's wedding( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy's romance: In an endearing comic love story, a gutsy divorced mother eager to make it as a horse trainer on a small desert ranch is courted by the town's most eligible widower and her ne'er-do-well ex-husband. Places in the heart: It's the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding (Sally Fields) and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships. Steel magnolias: A hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life. My best friend's wedding: Commitment-shy Jules Potter has four days to steal back her best friend Michael before he marries someone else
Hero : a novel by Leonore Fleischer( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernie Laplante is having a rough time. He's divorced, his ex-wife hates him and has custody of their son, the cops are setting a trap for him, then to top it all, he loses a shoe whilst rescuing passengers of a crashed jet. Being a thief who is down on his luck, Bernie takes advantage of the crash, but then someone else claims credit for the rescue.--Rob Hartill
Spider-Man the motion picture DVD trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-Man 2: Though Peter Parker tries to leave his crime-fighting life behind him in order to live an ordinary one, a new danger in the form of Doc Ock, forces him to return as Spider-Man, to save the city and the woman he loves
Spider-man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resumen: Quedando huérfano a temprana edad, Peter Parker es un preparatoriano señalado como nerd por el resto de sus compañeros. Durante una visita escolar a un laboratorio, Peter es mordido accidentalmente por una araña alterada genéticamente. Esto le causa un cambio radical en su organismo, pues ahora posee fuerza y velocidad sobrehumanas; es capaz de trepar paredes, arrojar telarañas de las muñecas y adquiere un sexto sentido que le alerta de posibles peligros; pero esto es sólo el comienzo de una nueva vida que será afectada por la muerte, el amor y la aventura. Ahora él es el Hombre araña
Bull Durham Dances with wolves, No way out( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bull Durham: The baseball season gets off to a rocky start when the Durham Bulls' new catcher "Crash" Davis punches out the cocky young pitcher, "Nuke" LaLoosh, he's just been hired to train. Matters get even more complicated when sexy Annie Savoy informs both men that each season she chooses one player to share her bed-- and Nuke and Crash are this year's "draft picks!"
What about Bob? by Alvin Sargent( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Leo Marvin has everything going for him: a great job, a best-selling new book, a wonderful family, but all of that is about to change when new patient Bob Wiley arrives at his door. After one visit with Bob, Dr. Marvin explains to him that he is leaving to go on vacation for the month. Bob does everything in his power to find out where his vacation will bring him. He finds his new "shrink" on vacation in New Hampshire and spends some quality time with the doctor's family. In the process, he drives Leo absolutely crazy
What about Bob? (1991) : shooting script by Laura Ziskin( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.11 for What About ... to 0.94 for Spider-man ...)

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Alternative Names
Laura Ziskin American film and television producer

Laura Ziskin Amerikaans filmproducente (1950-2011)

Laura Ziskin producteur de cinéma américain

Laura Ziskin produttore cinematografico statunitense

Laura Ziskin US-amerikanische Filmproduzentin

Ziskin, Laura Ellen 1950-2011

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