WorldCat Identities

Ziskin, Laura

Works: 124 works in 568 publications in 9 languages and 20,332 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Superhero films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film sequels 
Roles: Producer, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, fmp, pmn, Scenarist, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Laura Ziskin
Most widely held works by Laura Ziskin
Spider-Man( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 3,636 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 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

54 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,578 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
The amazing Spider-Man by Andrew Garfield( Visual )

60 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenage social outcast Peter spends his days trying to unravel the mystery of his own past and win the heart of his high school crush, Gwen Stacy. A mysterious briefcase belonging to his father, who abandoned him when he was a child, leads Peter to his dad's former partner, Dr. Connors. The discovery of his father's secret will ultimately shape his destiny of becoming "Spider-Man" and bring him face to face with Connors' villainous alter ego, the Lizard.--Container
The Butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,949 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
Spider-man 2( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,827 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
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,389 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
Spider-Man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

52 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years have passed, and the mild-mannered Peter Parker faces new challenges as he struggles with "the gift and the curse," desperately trying to balance his dual identities as the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man and his life as a college student. Tormented by his secrets, Peter finds that his relationships with all those he holds dear are in danger of unravelling
To die for by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1991 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 792 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
Stealth by W. D Richter( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry, Ben and Kara are hands down the world's best tactical fighter pilots. But a new member joins their team, a state-or-the-art, fully-automated, pilotless, super stealth warplane - inhuman and invincible. But once this stealth goes up it's never coming down, wreaking destruction in seconds across the globe, leaving the team with one last no-fail mission; to stop it - no matter what
No way out by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and French and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful tale of intrigue set in the political whirl of Washington and the inner corridors of the Pentagon
Murphy's romance by Martin Ritt( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma is a divorced woman with a teenage son who moves to a small town to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist that steers business her way. Things are going fine until her ex-husband shows up needing a place to stay
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( Visual )

57 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bitten by a radioactive spider while on a high school field trip, young Peter Parker is transformed into a human web-singer with incredible spider strength. Watch as Spider man learns the dark origins of his ultimate adversary, the brilliant but maniacal Green Goblin, in a fantastic fight to the finish
Lee Daniels' the butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 292 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 241 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 186 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

Time is running out for Dexter Cornell. He has just 24 hours to find out who poisoned him and why. In his bizarre and deadly search, everyone has a secret. Everyone is a suspect
Spider-Man 3( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 125 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
The amazing spider-man 2 by Andrew Garfield( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 81 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 collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner
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

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