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Monahan, William

Overview
Works: 42 works in 250 publications in 7 languages and 10,764 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Gangster films  Crime films  Police films  Film remakes  Fiction  Television mini-series  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Scenarist, Conceptor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Monahan
The departed by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

42 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,529 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
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott( Visual )

49 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,953 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
Body of lies by David Ignatius( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Edge of darkness by Martin Campbell( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,340 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
The gambler by Rupert Wyatt( Visual )

12 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 870 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
London Boulevard by William Monahan( Visual )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 691 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
Light house : a trifle by William Monahan( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 496 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
Mensonges d'état by Ridley Scott( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and French and held by 33 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 : il bene e il male( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Boston, un quartiere irlandese del Sud è teatro di guerra tra la malavita organizzata che fa capo a Frank Costello, e Sullivan infiltrato da Costello nella polizia dove fa carriera. The Departed sta per dipartiti, defunti, cari estinti. Tutti o quasi i personaggi sono cattolici e peccatori, muoiono di morte violenta (Mymovies)
Kingdom of heaven Königreich der Himmel( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerusalem im 12. Jahrhundert: Während der Kreuzzüge hat das Heer der Europäer die Heilige Stadt erobert. Als das weise Oberhaupt der Christen stirbt und ein tyrannischer König an die Macht kommt, kommt es zum Krieg gegen die Sarazenen, die unter Führung Saladins die Stadt zurückerobern. Der perfekt inszenierte Historienfilm erzählt seine abenteuerliche Geschichte in einer langen Rückblende. Ohne die Zutaten des Genres zu verwässern, thematisiert er dabei Werte wie Toleranz und friedliche Koexistenz und vermittelt trotz des Genre gegebenen Heroismus viele nachdenklich stimmende Zwischentöne. (www.filmevona-z.de, 9.3.10)
Le crociate = Kingdom of heaven( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balian è un giovane maniscalco francese solo e senza famiglia poiché ha perso da poco la moglie suicida in seguito alla morte del figlioletto. Tuttavia la sua vita sta per cambiare. Riceve infatti la visita di un nobile crociato, Goffredo di Ibelin, che dichiara di essere il suo vero padre e di essere tornato in patria dal lontano Oriente per portarlo con sé in Terra Santa. Dopo l'iniziale esitazione, Balian accetta l'offerta e intraprende un avventuroso viaggio verso Gerusalemme insieme a suo padre e ad una compagnia di cavalieri. Quando Goffredo viene ferito a morte durante una battaglia, Balian si ritrova a dover affrontare da solo il difficile compito di difendere la strada per la Città Santa percorsa da pellegrini di ogni fede
The departed by William Monahan( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 11 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
The departed : [screenplay] by William Monahan( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 9 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
Les infiltrés by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Boston, une lutte sans merci oppose la police à la pègre irlandaise. Pour mettre fin au règne du parrain Frank Costello, la police infiltre son gang avec "un bleu" issu des bas quartiers, Billy Costigan. Tandis que Billy s'efforce de gagner la confiance du malfrat vieillissant, Colin Sullivan entre dans la police au sein de l'Unité des Enquêtes Spéciales, chargée d'éliminer Costello. Mais Colin fonctionne en "sous-marin" et informe Costello des opérations qui se trament contre lui. Risquant à tout moment d'être démasqués, Billy et Colin sont contraints de mener une double vie qui leur fait perdre leurs repères et leur identité
El Reino de los cielos( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En el esplendor del Jerusalén medieval el joven francés Balian, después de perderlo todo, encuentra honor y salvación participando en una valiente cruzada. Balian deberán enfrentarse a insólitas situaciones y luchas contra fuerzas implacables para salvar a su gente y cumplir su destino como un verdadero caballero
Königreich der Himmel( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master and commander : Braveheart ; Kingdom of heaven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master and commander. A Distinguished Young Captain Of The British Navy Leads His Able Crew - Including His Best Friend, The Ship'S Doctor - On A Mission To Take A Phantom French Vessel With A Fearsome Reputation For Sinking British Ships
Hors de contrôle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The path to redemption( Visual )

in English and held by 2 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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The departed
Alternative Names
William Monahan amerikansk manusforfattar

William Monahan amerikansk manusfrfattare

William Monahan amerikansk manusforfatter

William Monahan amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

William Monahan sceneggiatore e romanziere statunitense

William Monahan US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

Уильям Монахэн

ویلیام موناهان فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

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Body of liesEdge of darknessLight house : a trifle