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Goldsman, Akiva

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Most widely held works by Akiva Goldsman
A beautiful mind by Hua Huo( Visual )

165 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 5,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a troubled Princeton mathematician who is able to overcome years of suffering from schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

66 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovers that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian with whom Langdon had been scheduled to meet. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England
I am legend by Francis Lawrence( Visual )

60 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Neville is the last human survivor in what is left of New York City. A pandemic has left only 1% of the population alive and most of those who survived are no longer human. The infected, now lurking in the shadows, watch Neville's every move. Perhaps mankind's last, best hope, Neville is driven by the only one remaining mission: to find a way to reverse the effects of the virus using his own immune blood
Cinderella Man by Russell Crowe( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Great Depression, an everyday common-man hero, James J. Braddock was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. With the Depression going strong in the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-boxer was seemingly as broken-down and out-of-luck as the rest of the America. Driven by love and determination, he returned to the ring. He did not have much of a shot, but James was fueled by something beyond mere competition. He kept winning and suddenly, the ordinary working man became an icon who carried the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders. Eventually, he rose through the ranks and went on to fight the heavyweight champ, the unstoppable Max Baer
I, robot by Alex Proyas( Visual )

58 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago, 2035. Detective Del Spooner distrusts robots. But why? The Three Laws of Robotics form a perfect circle of logic and protection for humans--all robots are "3 laws safe" from the instant they roll off the assembly line. When U.S. Robotics founder Dr. Alfred Lanning apparently commits suicide, Spooner is assigned to investigate. It appears that Dr. Lanning, the father of robotics, was murdered by a prototype of the latest generation robot, an NS-5 named Sonny. Dr. Susan Calvin, a specialist in robot psychology is assigned to assist Spooner. She cannot believe that a robot could commit a crime, let alone a murder. That would mean the Sonny has violated the Three Laws. If robots can break the laws, there is nothing to stop them from taking over the world, since humans have grown completely dependent upon them. Perhaps ... they already have?
Angels & demons by Dan Brown( Visual )

38 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of the most powerful underground organization in history, the Illuminati. Upon learning of an unstoppable terrorist act against the Vatican, Langdon travels to Rome and joins forces with Italian scientist Vittoria Vetra and together they will follow the 400-year-old Path of Illumination that leads to the Vatican's only chance for survival
[Batman] forever by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DA Harvey Dent is hideously scarred down one side, by an acid attack. The result is 2 personalities and 2 faces. Ideal qualifications for a politician you might think, but Two-face's only policy is vengeance on Batman. He teams up with Edward Nygma, a technical wizard who invents a brain-sucking TV and adopts the alto-ego of The Riddler. MEANWHILE ... in the circus, Dick Grayson witnesses his acrobat family plummet earthwards and get a taste for sawdust. Two-face is to blame but Dick trades his anger for a rubber suit and becomes Robin. Two bad guys, two good guys and 8 personas
Lone Survivor by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four Navy SEALs sent on an ill-fated covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative. They are ambushed by enemy forces in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. Based on The New York Times bestseller
Winter's tale by Colin Farrell( Visual )

34 editions published in 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, follow a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil
Batman & Robin by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman and Robin have teamed up with Batgirl, and now they must fight Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy before they freeze Gotham City
The client by John Grisham( Visual )

48 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a boy witnesses the suicide of a Mafia attorney he must hire a troubled attorney to protect himself from the Mafia and the federal prosecutors
The Divergent series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tris and Four are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine, the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris's family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world
Fair game by Doug Liman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the run-up to the Iraq War, Valerie Plame, a supervisor of covert operations at the CIA, is assigned to determine if Saddam has nuclear weapons. In secret, she interviews scientists inside Iraq and suggests that her husband, a former diplomat, go to Niger to investigate a report from the Vice President's office that Iraq bought enriched uranium there. When the country goes to war, in part based on the President's claim that the sale took place, Plame's husband, Joe Wilson, writes in the New York Times that the report is false. The White House smears the couple to change the subject. Her career ruined, his credibility under attack, their marriage starts to crack. Can they find trust and fight back?
Practical magic by Griffin Dunne( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wry, comic romantic tale follows the Owens sisters as they struggle to use their hereditary gift for practical magic to overcome the obstacles in discovering true love
Jonah Hex by Josh Brolin( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having survived death, Jonah's violent history is steeped in myth and legend and has left him with one foot in the natural world and one on the 'other side.' His one human connection is with Lilah, whose life in a brothel has left her with scars of her own. But Jonah's past catches up with him when the U.S. military makes him an offer he can't refuse: to wipe out the warrants on his head, he must hunt and stop dangerous terrorist Quentin Turnbul
The losers by Sylvain White( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosive tale of double-cross and revenge centers upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team; Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar; find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated from inside by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they're joined by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda
Hancock by Peter Berg( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Hancock is an unhappy and reluctant superhero who is depressed and has drinks heavily. He has saved many lives in Los Angeles, but in doing so, he has no regards for the damages he causes. The public has had enough of Hancock. Then one day, Hancock saves the life of Ray Embrey from being hit by a train. Ray is a public relations executive who now can go home to his wife and child, thanks to Hancock. Ray owes Hancock his life, and he makes it his mission to change his superhero's image. Ray's wife doesn't want Hancock around and makes certain that Hancock knows it
Lost in space by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Robinson family was going into space to fight for a chance for humanity; now they are fighting to live long enough to find a way home
Insurgent by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

19 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tris and Four are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine, the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris's family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world
A time to kill by John Grisham( Visual )

35 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice
 
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Alternative Names
Akiva Goldsman Amerikaans filmregisseur

Akiva Goldsman amerykański scenarzysta filmowy

Akiva Goldsman sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Akiva Goldsman US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Акива Голдсман

Голдсман, Акива

Ակիվա Գոլդսման

עקיבא גולדסמן

آکیوا گلدسمن فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

აკივა გოლდსმენი

골드만, 아키바 1962-

골즈먼, 아키바 1962-

アキヴァ・ゴールズマン

ゴールズマン, アキヴァ

阿奇瓦·高斯曼

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The Da Vinci CodeI am legendCinderella ManAngels & demons[Batman] foreverBatman & RobinThe clientJonah Hex