WorldCat Identities

Penn, Zak 1968-

Overview
Works: 166 works in 510 publications in 5 languages and 15,394 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Director, Author, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Contributor, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 2,704 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 )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. Now, a fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction
X-Men by Bryan Singer( Visual )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,806 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 )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navy flight navigator Lt. Burnett and his pilot are shot down over Bosnia during a routine reconaissance mission after seeing something the Serbian forces didn't want them to see
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in French and English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After recovering from seemingly mortal wounds, Elektra has been resurrected by her old mentor, Stick, who is then unable to keep her from working as an assassin for hire. Only when she balks at her latest assignment - killing Mark Miller and his young daughter, Abby - does Elektra finally come to grips with her damaged psyche. By not doing the job assigned to her, the assignment falls to the minions of "The Hand," an Asian sect dominated by supernatural forces under the control of the evil Roshi. Now Elektra will be in the ultimate battle between good and evil - a battle that will either take her life in a new direction or destroy her for good
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 671 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 )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He may look like a mild-mannered detective, but Inspector Gadget is somewhere between a man and a machine, and he's out to clean up the city if he can keep all his many parts under control
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this film
Osmosis Jones by Peter Farrelly( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 540 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
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 453 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 Bryan Singer( Visual )

48 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 372 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 353 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 331 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 277 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 240 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 228 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?
Teaming up by Cathy Hapka( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 208 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 198 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 : the last stand : a novelization by Chris Claremont( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 173 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
 
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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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זאק פן שחקן אמריקאי

زک پن تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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ザック・ペン

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Languages
English (186)

French (21)

Spanish (13)

German (4)

Italian (2)

Covers
Meet the X-MenRogue finds a homeA hero called the HulkX-men 2 : a novelizationTeaming upBeast chooses sidesX-men : the last stand : a novelization