WorldCat Identities

Gunn, James 1966-

Works: 48 works in 359 publications in 8 languages and 16,222 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Horror films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Children's films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, fmd, Actor, Scenarist, Conceptor, Adapter, Restager , Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Gunn
Guardians of the Galaxy by James Gunn( Visual )

68 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand-with the galaxy's fate in the balance
Guardians of the galaxy by Chris Pratt( Visual )

22 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage
Scooby-Doo by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

41 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after a clash of egos forced Mystery, Inc. to close its doors, Scooby-Doo and his crime-solving cohorts are individually summoned to Spooky Island to investigate a series of paranormal incidents at the ultra-hip spring break hot spot. Concerned his park might truly be haunted, the owner tries to reunite those notoriously meddling detectives to sovle the mystery before his supernatural secret scares away the college crowd
Scooby-Doo 2 : monsters unleashed by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reunited Mystery, Inc. team return to their hometown of Coolsville as hereos where the local criminology museum offers an exhibition of the many ghostly disguises used by villains they've subdued over the years. Their warm welcome is short lived when a mean-spirited reporter airs a series of stories calling the teams abilities into question. To make matters worse, a number of the weird creature costumes are coming to life and wrecking havoc on the people of Coolsville
Dawn of the Dead by Zack Snyder( Visual )

43 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive ... and human! The last remaining humans escape to a Milwaukee shopping mall, where they decide that the only way to truly elude the approaching throng of undead is to somehow make their way to an island that is supposedly zombie-free
Avengers by Robert Downey( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality
The Belko experiment( Visual )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a twisted social experiment, a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogota, Colombia, and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's speaker system to participate in a series of murderous moral decisions
Slither( Visual )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wheelsy is a small rural town where not much happens, but that is all going to change, and not for the better. Grant Grant, the town's wealthiest and most powerful citizen, is taking a walk through the woods when he comes across a strange and unfamiliar life form. Grant makes the mistake of getting too close and soon an alien creature invades his body. It is not long before Grant isn't the only one who has been attacked by the strange and slimy things
Super by James Gunn( Visual )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank, a short-order cook, sees his ex-addict wife snatched away by a seductive drug dealer. Frank finds himself bereft and unable to cope, but he decides to fight back under the guise of a do-it-yourself superhero called Crimson Bolt. With a red hand-made suit, a wrench, a crazed sidekick named Boltie and absolutely nothing in the way of superpowers, Crimson Bolt beats his way through the mean streets of crime in hopes of saving his wife
Movie 43( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this series of interconnected short films a washed-up producer pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest names in Hollywood. No inappropriate story line is off limits. The film contains jaw-dropping, sometimes shockingly disturbing, but always entertaining intertwined stories
Battle of knowhere by Adam Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Gamora leads Peter Quill, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot to a distant, man-made planet, she intends to learn about a powerful Orb. Unfortunately for the warrior, Ronan the Accuser finds out about this plan and soon greets her and her friends with his fleet of Necrocraft. Can this gang of unlikely heroes protect the universe from its ultimate peril?
Guardians of the galaxy : the junior novel by Chris Wyatt( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelization of the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, in which Peter Quill and his misfit companions band together to protect a mysterious Orb containing an infinity stone from Ronan, a powerful villain who plans to use it to destroy the planet Xandar
The toy collector by James Gunn( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An orderly at a Times Square hospital, James Gunn buys his toys at exorbitant prices, searching the familiar tacky plastic for his childhood dreams in a perverse effort to avoid adulthood."--Jacket
Scooby Doo movie novelization by Suzanne Weyn( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gang is about to break up, until a mysterious villain lures Scooby and his friends to an island containing a spooky amusement park
All I really need to know about filmmaking I learned from the toxic avenger by Lloyd Kaufman( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scooby Doo and the monster of Mexico by Jenny Markas( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the kids of Mystery Inc. go to Mexico for a much-needed vacation, they spot El Chupacabra, a legendary monster with sharp fangs and the speed of a jaguar
Dawn of the dead ; George A. Romero's Land of the dead( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land of the dead: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the evolving zombies from breaking into the city
Tromeo & Juliet( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moves Shakespeare's classic tale from 16th-century Verona to a crumbling modern-day New York. Includes "Body-piercing, kinky sex, dismemberment-the things that made Shakespeare great!"
The Specials by Shania Twain( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, the Specials have been the also-rans of superheroes, getting whatever missions the better groups are too busy to take. As the 6th or 7th best superhero team in the world, the Specials are stuck with too much time on their hands. But now, that's all about to change
The art of Marvel Guardians of the galaxy by Marie Javins( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing their popular ART OF series of movie tie-in books, Marvel presents its latest blockbuster achievement! Featuring exclusive concept artwork, behind-the-scenes photographs, production stills, and in-depth interviews with the cast and crew, MARVEL'S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: THE ART OF THE MOVIE is a deluxe keepsake volume that provides an insider's look into the making of the highly anticipated film directed by James Gunn, and starring Chris Pratt , Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot, Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket, with John C. Reilly, Glenn Close as Commander Rael and Benicio Del Toro as the Collector
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Scooby-Doo 2 : monsters unleashed
Scooby-Doo 2 : monsters unleashedDawn of the DeadThe toy collectorScooby Doo movie novelizationAll I really need to know about filmmaking I learned from the toxic avengerScooby Doo and the monster of Mexico