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Linson, Art

Works: 150 works in 834 publications in 7 languages and 26,797 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Road films  Nature films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, pmn, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Art Linson
Most widely held works by Art Linson
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
Fight club by David Fincher( Visual )

79 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a soap salesman channel their aggresion into therapeutic "fight clubs", an eccentric woman gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion
Heat by Michael Mann( Visual )

61 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A career thief and a detective square off to make sure that the other does not succeed. Special features include: additional scenes; audio commentary; documentaries; and more
The untouchables by Brian De Palma( Visual )

66 editions published between 1987 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A larger-than-life depiction of Al Capone, the warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago ... and Eliot Ness, the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. In this classic confrontation between good and evil, Ness learns, with the help of a cop named Malone, how to beat the mob by shooting fast and shooting first
Fast times at Ridgemont High by Amy Heckerling( Visual )

43 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy that chronicles the trials and tribulations of several high school students. Includes a commentary with director Amy Heckerling and screenwriter Cameron Crowe, music highlights, and much more
The Black Dahlia by Brian De Palma( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short - also known as The Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. With a corpse so mutilated, the photos are kept from the public. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police departmen. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel
Scrooged by Bill Murray( Visual )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2019 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern dysfunctional version of A Christmas Carol
Casualties of war by Brian De Palma( Visual )

28 editions published between 1969 and 2018 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of a squad of soldiers caught in the moral dilemma of wartime Vietnam ; and of how one soldier who witnesses a vile crime is forced to stand alone against his fellow soldiers. DVD
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

41 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens' tale of an apprentice given the chance to become a gentleman is now that of a young Florida artist named Finn, given the chance to become a success in 1990s New York. First, a mysterious convict bullies Finn into saving his life. Next, Finn is summoned to an overgrown Gothic palazzo where Nora Dinsmoor lives in the past, attended by beautiful blonde Estella, who will haunt him through the rest of the story. Last, there is secret benefactor whose munificence allows him to work toward his dream of success, and to win Estella
The Runaways by Floria Sigismondi( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the outrageous success and then inevitable split of an all-girl teenage rock band lead by rebellious Southern California friends Joan Jett and Cherie Currie. With Jett's tough girl image and Currie's sex-kitten looks the band easily rose to the top under the tutelage of rock impresario Kim Fowley. After Currie pushes her life to the edge, she decides to leave the group, which causes the girls' friendship to suffer. However, Jett will continue on to further success
Heist by David Mamet( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accomplished thief has his career jeopardized after he's caught on security cameras during a job. Broke, he and his associates are blackmailed by their longtime fence into jacking Swiss gold bars from an airplane. As they plot the complicated score, he and his crew become suspicious of the relationship between his young wife and the fence's nephew, who has been planted on the crew to keep an eye on them for his uncle. Betrayals and backstabbings are the order of the day as they get closer to the payday of a lifetime
The comedian by Robert De Niro( Visual )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and German and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke
What just happened by Robert De Niro( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben is an overburdened movie producer. He tries to balance his life and has to contend with the never-ending demands of 2 ex-wives, his ice-queen studio head, and a menagerie of various Hollywood prima donnas. Ben manages to take it all in stride. He copes by exuding a smoothly assuring demeanor. The only thing that really seems to upset Ben is when he discovers that his ex-wife sleeps with one of his colleagues
The edge by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A model is accompanied to a photo shoot by her rich, much older husband. When their plane crashes in the middle of nowhere, a strong mind game erupts between her jealous husband and a young photographer as they try to get back to civilization
Spartan by Val Kilmer( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret Service agent Robert Scott is assigned to the kidnapping case of Laura Newton, the missing daughter of a high-ranking political official. Scott is teamed up with rookie agent Curtis. Aided by the FBI and the CIA, the team discovers a human trafficking operation that may lead to Laura's kidnappers. Meanwhile, political operative Stoddard refuses to cooperate with the rescue mission. Scott and Curtis are forced to quit the investigation when the media reports Laura's death. Believing her to be alive, Curtis is motivated to start up a dangerous unofficial investigation of his own
This boy's life : a true story by Tobias Wolff( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline just wants to settle down in one place, find a decent guy, and provide a better home for her handful of a son, Toby. When she moves to Seattle and meets Dwight, she thinks she's got it made. Toby, however, feels differently after spending time with Dwight while away from Caroline. Dwight seems to want to mold Toby into a better person, but to do so he emotionally, verbally, and physically abuses the kid. The marriage proceeds, and soon Caroline, too, recognizes Dwight's need to dominate everyone around him
Imaginary heroes by Jeff Daniels( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Travis family experiences a stunning tragedy which begins to unravel them. Teenaged son Tim views his life as a bad dream. His father, Ben tunes out and treats his wife and children like strangers. His mother, Sandy sharpens her tongue with sarcasm and dulls her senses with pot while struggling hard to conceal a secret that threatens to ruin them all. The Travises, eventually, learn to accept one another as family - warts and all
Pushing tin by Mike Newell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the pressure cooker environment of air traffic control, the story revolves around two controllers whose intense rivalry threatens to unravel their careers and other aspects of their lives
Car wash by Michael Schultz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's just a typical day in the lives of the employees, customers and passersby of a Los Angeles car wash - but what a day! There's a would-be robbery-an assembly line of the weirdest, baddest, shadiest characters you've ever met-and lots of booty-bumping music to pass the hours till quitting time
Melvin and Howard by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2019 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a supposedly true story, hard-luck milkman Melvin Dummar picks up a bum in the Nevada desert. The old man claims to be Howard Hughes and eight years later, Dummar finds himself a beneficiary in the Hughes will. Dummar becomes an instant celebrity while trying to cash in on the fortune
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Fast times at Ridgemont High
The untouchablesFast times at Ridgemont HighCasualties of warHeistThe edgeThis boy's life : a true storyCar washMelvin and Howard
Alternative Names
Art Linson Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Art Linson Cineasta estadounidense

Art Linson cinéaste américain

Art Linson produttore cinematografico e regista statunitense

Art Linson US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent, Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

Арт Линсон

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