WorldCat Identities

Monahan, William

Overview
Works: 79 works in 435 publications in 7 languages and 12,540 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  War films  Crime films  History  Detective and mystery films  Police films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Interviewee, Contributor, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Monahan
The Departed by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

87 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In South Boston, the Massachusetts State Police are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Colin is rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott( Visual )

67 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"France, XIIème siècle. Le jeune Balian se voit confier la périlleuse mission de partir en croisade afin de préserver la paix en Palestine. Jérusalem connaît un équilibre fragile grâce aux efforts de son roi chrétien, Baudouin IV, et à la modération du légendaire chef musulman, Saladin. Mais le fanatisme religieux menace aux portes de la ville et contraint Balian à s'engager dans la guerre
Body of lies by David Ignatius( Visual )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Body of lies: CIA operative Roger Ferris is on a covert mission. He is working in Jordan and searching for terrorists who have been bombing civilian targets. Ferris uncovers information on the Islamist mastermind Al-Saleem. He devises a plan to infiltrate Al-Saleem's terrorist network with the help of his Langley boss, Ed Hoffman. Ferris enlists the help of the Chief of Jordanian Intelligence, Hani Salaam on this operation, but what he is not certain of is how far he can trust him without putting his life in danger. The uneasy alliance leads to a cultural and moral clash between the men
The gambler by Karel Reisz( Visual )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Jim Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank, a loan shark with an interest in Bennett's future
Edge of darkness by Martin Campbell( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bullet that killed his daughter was meant for Boston cop Thomas Craven. That's what police brass and Craven himself think, but that's not what the investigation finds. Clue after clue and witness after witness, the search leads him into a shadowy realm where money and political intrigue intersect. If Craven wasn't a target before, he, and anyone linked to his inquiry, now is
London Boulevard by William Monahan( Visual )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con hired to look after a reclusive young actress finds himself falling in love, which puts him in direct confrontation with one of London's most vicious gangsters
Mojave by William Monahan( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and German and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant suicidal artist, Thomas, attempts to escape his privileged existence by heading out to the desert, only to encounter homicidal, chameleon-like drifter Jack. Their first encounter at a campfire sets up a nonstop, violent duel of physical and intellectual equals, a chase that moves from the spectacular vistas of the American desert to a noir Los Angeles, where Thomas's notoriety as an artist is revealed
Light house : a trifle by William Monahan( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An eccentric band of misfits find themselves marooned by a nor'easter at this bed and breakfast, a cast of characters who at once castigate and celebrate their literary comrades who have gone before."--Jacket
The departed = s infiltrés by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les quartiers de la police de Boston, deux recrues passent leurs derniers tests d'aptitude avant d'être officiellement intégrées aux forces de police de la ville. Colin Sullivan, protégé depuis sa jeunesse par Frank Costello, le caïd des quartiers Sud, intégre l'unité des enquêtes spéciales, sous les ordres d'Ellerby. Sullivan est l'informateur de Costello. Billy Costigan, autre brillante recrue, est repéré par le capitaine Queenan, qui décide d'en faire un agent infiltré au sein de la bande de Costello. Ainsi, tandis que Sullivan permet à Costello d'éviter les filets de la police, Costigan tente peu à peu de gagner la confiance du gangster. (www.telerama.fr)
Mensonges d'état by Ridley Scott( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ancien journaliste recruté par la CIA pour traquer un terroriste est déchiré entre devoir et conscience ... De l'intrigue, du high-tech, de l'adrénaline : un bon thriller sur les faux-semblants
The departed by William Monahan( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In South Boston, the Massachusetts State Police are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Colin is rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself
Unknown ; Edge of darkness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unknown: Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn't recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired, and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally, Harris plunges into a deadly mystery, forcing him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he's willing to go to uncover the truth
Le crociate = Kingdom of heaven( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight
Retirement and migration in the north central states; retired persons in three Wisconsin communities by William Monahan( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruzada = Kingdom of heaven( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, who, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight = Historia de un joven caballero que durante las Cruzadas debe vencer enormes obstáculos para slavar a su pueblo y cumplir con su destino
4 action film favorites : Cast away ; The last of the Mohicans ; Master and commander ; Kingdom of heaven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of the Mohicans: Hawkeye, rugged frontiersman and adopted son of the Mohicans, is tested by fate amidst a brutal conflict between the British, the French and Native American allies in colonial America
Social structure and anomie in Colombia by William Monahan( )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light house Roman by William Monahan( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The departed (2006) : shooting script by Sui Fai Mak( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Departed
Alternative Names
William Monahan Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

William Monahan amerikai forgatókönyvíró, író és újságíró

William Monahan amerikansk manusforfattar

William Monahan amerikansk manusförfattare

William Monahan amerikansk manusforfatter

William Monahan amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

William Monahan cinéaste

William Monahan sceneggiatore e romanziere statunitense

William Monahan US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

Уильям Монахэн

Ուիլիամ Մոնահեն

ויליאם מונהאן

وليام موناهان

ویلیام موناهان فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

უილიამ მონაჰენი

모나한, 윌리엄 1960-

ウィリアム・モナハン

威廉·莫納罕

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Body of liesEdge of darknessLight house : a trifleLight house Roman