WorldCat Identities

Ziskin, Laura

Overview
Works: 133 works in 628 publications in 9 languages and 20,703 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Superhero films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film sequels  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, pmn, Scenarist, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Laura Ziskin
 
Most widely held works by Laura Ziskin
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( Visual )

87 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,829 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
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

64 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent, or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

66 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
The amazing Spider-Man by Marc Webb( Visual )

62 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a colllision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner
Lee Daniels' The butler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,898 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 )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,396 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
The doctor by Touchstone Home Video( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a man who becomes an extraordinary surgeon once he experiences firsthand what it's like being on ordinary patient
To die for by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 821 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
Stealth by W. D Richter( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control before it initiates the next world war
No way out by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and French and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Commander Tom Farrell has been assigned as the CIA liaison for the Secretary of Defense, David Brice. At a diplomatic bash, the lieutenant is enticed by a sensual and charming cosmopolitan, Susan Atwell. A night of fervent passion blossoms into an enduring romance. But when Farrell finds out that Susan is also his bosses' mistress, it's the start of deadly trouble!
Murphy's romance by Martin Ritt( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Lee Daniels' the butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A butler tells the story of a White House who serves eight presidents over three decades. During his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society
Hero by Stephen Frears( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 239 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
Spider-Man 2.1 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker seems to be your average college student, but he just can't seem to catch any kind of a break. As far as his personal life is concerned, being Spider-man has brought him nothing but problems. Not only that, Mary Jane is engaged to astronaut John Jameson, and Peter is affraid that he may lose her forever. Pushed past his breaking point, Peter decides that he doesn't want to be Spider-man anymore. But a freak accident to Dr. Otto Octavius transforms him into Dr. Octopus, a super-villian with four metal tentacles coming out of him. Peter realizes that only Spider-man can stop him. Mary Jane gets caught in the middle. Harry Osborn is still wanting Peter dead and continues to blame him for the death of his father, Norman Osborn (a.k.a. The Green Goblin). Spider-man will have to push himself past his limits if he's going to survive
D.O.A.( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and held by 151 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
Spider-Man 3( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker has finally managed to strike a balance between his devotion to M.J. and his duties as a superhero. But there is a storm brewing on the horizon. When his suit suddenly changes, turning jet black and enhancing his powers, it transforms Peter as well, bringing out the dark, vengeful side of his personality that he struggles to control. Under the influence of the suit, Peter becomes overconfident and starts to neglect the people who care about him most. Forced to choose between the seductive power of the new suit and the compassionate hero he used to be, Peter must overcome his personal demons as two of the most feared villains yet, Sandman and Venom, gather unparalleled power and a thirst for retribution to threaten Peter and everyone he loves
What about Bob? (1991) : shooting script by Laura Ziskin( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-Man( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 79 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 amazing spider-man 2 by Andrew Garfield( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-Man's conflict has been within himself: the struggle between Peter Parker and the responsibilities of Spider-Man, but Peter Parker finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he, and with the return of old friend Harry Osborn, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp
Spider-Man 2 ; Spider-man 2.1( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When being Spider-Man becomes too much for Peter Parker to handle, he makes a drastic decision to hang up his Spider-Man suit and stop being a crime-fighter. But a new enemy has arisen. A brilliant scientist has been accidentally transformed into a raging monster known as Doc Ock and kidnaps Mary Jane
 
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Alternative Names
Laura Ziskin Amerikaans filmproducente (1950-2011)

Laura Ziskin producătoare de film americană

Laura Ziskin producteur de cinéma américain

Laura Ziskin productora de cine estauxunidense (1950–2011)

Laura Ziskin produttore cinematografico statunitense

Laura Ziskin produttrice cinematografica statunitense

Laura Ziskin US-amerikanische Filmproduzentin

Ziskin, Laura Ellen 1950-2011

Λάουρα Ζίσκιν Αμερικανίδα παραγωγός ταινιών κινηματογράφου και τηλεόρασης

Лора Зискин

Лора Зіскін

Լորա Զիսկին

זיסקין, לורה

לורה זיסקין

لورا زیسکین تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

로라 지스킨

ローラ・ジスキン

劳拉·泽斯金

蘿拉·吉斯金

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