WorldCat Identities

Penn, Zak 1968-

Works: 132 works in 513 publications in 11 languages and 15,421 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Fiction  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Director, Author, Adapter, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Zak Penn
Marvel's The Avengers by Joss Whedon( Visual )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army
The Incredible Hulk by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traqué par larmée, Bruce Banner se cache, à la recherche 'un remède pour se débarrasser de Hulk. Blonsky, un soldat 'élite, bien décidé à en découdre, se fait injecter un sérum expérimental et devient l'Abomination, un monstre aussi puissant qu'incontrôlable. Pour sauver New York de la destruction, Bruce doit libérer sa rage et laisser Hulk prendre le contrôle
X-Men by Stan Lee( Visual )

47 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The X-Men are mutant heroes sworn to defend a world that hates and fears them. With the help of new recruits The Beast and Angel, they must face evolution itself in the form of their former teammate, Jean Grey. Possessed with the cosmic power of the Dark Phoenix, the resurrected Jean Grey has become a danger to herself, her mutant comrades, and the entire planet. To stave off this imminent threat to humanity, a possible cure is discovered that may ultimately eliminate genetic mutations. Now, as the battle lines are drawn, the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, must contend with both Jean Grey's world-consuming powers, as well as the malevolent Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto
Behind enemy lines by John Moore( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American naval aviator is shot down over Bosnia while in the midst of a routine reconnaissance mission during the Yugoslav War
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Femme fatale action hero Elektra was restored to life after sustaining mortal wounds in the movie Daredevil. Elektra now lives only for death as the world's most lethal assassin. But her latest assignment forces her to make a fateful decision in the ultimate battle between good and evil
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a shocking attack on the President, the X-men must stand united with their deadliest enemies to combat a menace that threatens every mutant on the planet, and possibly all of mankind
Inspector Gadget by Walt Disney( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An injured security guard undergoes robotic surgery and becomes a cybercop tasked with defeating an villian trying to rule the world
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Madigan knows all the first three Jack Slater movies in and out. The fourth one is just about to be released, too, and with a magical ticket Danny really gets to know that movie in and out, literally speaking. During one of the action climaxes, Danny is transported into the movie, into a world following other rules than the real one. Benedict, one of the evil guys, gets ahold of the ticket and escapes out to the real world, a world where evil guys can actually win
Osmosis Jones by Peter Farrelly( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Él es un nuevo tipo de héroe. Él es un tipo visceral. ¡Él es Osmosis Jones! Esta travesura infecciosamente divertida de acción en vivo/animación comienza en el mundo "real" cuando Frank (Bill Murray) ingiere un abominable virus llamado Thrax . Ahora, en el interior del espectacular reino animado de la Ciudad de Frank, el poder impedir la epidemia del mal de Thrax está en manos de un rebelde glóbulo blanco llamado Osmosis Jones y de su terco compañero Drix."--Contenedor
X2 : X-men united by Bryan Singer( Visual )

50 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the X-Men try to find a mutant that has attempted to assassinate the President, the Academy is attacked by military forces. In the aftermath they join forces with Magneto and uncover a plot to murder all mutants on Earth
Meet the X-Men by Harry Lime( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of each of the X-Men including backgound and extraordinary powers
Rogue finds a home by Harry Lime( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogue must decide whether to join the X-men permanently or try to make her own way
The grand by Zak Penn( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recovering gambler tries to save his late grandfather's hotel and casino by winning in a poker championship, against a host of amateurs and pros. Bonus features include alternate endings, deleted scenes, commentary, and more
A hero called the Hulk by Siobhan Ciminera( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the failed scientific experiment five years ago, Bruce Banner has been looking for a cure to help him from turning into The Hulk
X-men 2 : a novelization by Chris Claremont( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They live among us, each possessing special superhuman abilities--sometimes a blessing, sometimes a curse. Mutants. Since the discovery of their existence, they have been regarded with fear, suspicion, and often hatred. Across the planet, the debate rages: Are mutants the next link in the evolutionary chain or simply a new species of humanity, fighting for their share of the world?
Incident at Loch Ness by Zak Penn( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When renowned director Werner Herzog and fellow filmmaker Zak Penn set off to explore the legend of Scotland's Loch Ness monster, they uncover much more than they bargained for. Unexplained sightings of the creature and chaos among the crew create an uneasy feeling that things aren't what they seem. But what really happened on the infamous lake remains a mystery. Poses the provocative question - where does myth end and reality begin?
Teaming up by Cathy Hapka( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When it comes to fighting battles, Storm and Wolverine don't always get along. But when the humans introduce a mutant cure, they must learn to work together to protect their race. Join the X-Men in this new adventure as they face two enemies: the mutant cure and Magneto's evil Brotherhood!"--Page 4 of cover
Beast chooses sides by Cathy Hapka( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beast struggles to fit in with the human race, even though he can't hide the fact that he is a furry blue mutant. When he learns that the human president is trying to rid the world of all mutants with a new cure, Beast knows he must reunite the X-Men. Join Beast as he fights side by side with Wolverine, Storm, Iceman, Rogue, and Colossus!"--Page 4 of cover
X-men : a novelization by Kristine Kathryn Rusch( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world has acquired a lethal new weapon against X-gene mutants, whose superhuman powers separate them from ordinary mortals. For the first time mutants have a choice: retain their godlike abilities, though their powers may isolate and alienate them, or surrender them and become human. The mutant antibody is called a cure, but its invention may trigger a struggle that destroys every living soul on Earth
The Incredible Hulk by Peter David( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scientist Bruce Banner is desperately researching a tormenting mystery: himself. He must find the cure that will couteract a radioactive element inside his body that causes him to transform, when furious, into that most fearsome and powerful of creatures: The Hulk. While Bruce aims to rid himself of his wild alter ego and live a normal life with the woman he loves, others--namely General Thunderbolt Ross and the shadowy military establishment--seek to trap him and harness the energy he contains. But soon they are all threatened by a new nemesis, one who may be even deadlier than military might or the Hulk himself--a mysterious and terrifying entity correctly called The Abomination."--Page 4 of cover
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Alternative Names
Zak Penn acteur américain

Zak Penn Amerikaans filmregisseur

Zak Penn amerikai forgatókönyvíró, rendező

Zak Penn amerikansk manusförfattare och regissör

Zak Penn guionista y director estadounidense de cine y televisión

Zak Penn sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

Zak Penn US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent, Schauspieler und Filmregisseur

Зак Пенн американский сценарист, продюсер, актёр и режиссёр

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Meet the X-MenRogue finds a homeA hero called the HulkX-men 2 : a novelizationTeaming upBeast chooses sidesX-men : a novelizationThe Incredible Hulk