WorldCat Identities

Penn, Zak 1968-

Works: 137 works in 551 publications in 11 languages and 16,726 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Comedy films  War films  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Author, Conceptor, Adapter, 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 )

34 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marvel makes cinematic history as it unites the superhero team-up of a lifetime. Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, and Captain America assemble together for the very first time ever in this epic, action-packed blockbuster alongside Black Widow, Hawkeye, and Nick Fury
The Incredible Hulk by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,194 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, days of future past by Stan Lee( Visual )

63 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of their new recruits -- including Beast, Angel, Juggernaut, and Colossus -- the X-Men 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. A potential cure is discovered and processed to treat and ultimately eliminate the genetic mutations, once and for all. As the battle lines are drawn, the X-Men must contend with both Jean Grey's world-consuming powers, as well as the malevolent Brotherhood
Inspector Gadget by Walt Disney( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,289 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
Behind enemy lines by John Moore( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,230 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 and commanding officer Reigert must cut through red-tape and politics to rescue him
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,155 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 691 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
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 514 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
Suspect zero by E. Elias Merhige( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and French and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An FBI agent pursues a man who himself is chasing Suspect Zero, the ultimate serial killer so mysterious, they're unsure whether he actually exists
X2 : X-men united by Bryan Singer( Visual )

52 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

X-men band together to find a mutant assassin who has attempted to end the life of the president
Meet the X-Men by Harry Lime( Book )

2 editions 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 323 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 )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 283 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 230 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
Incident at Loch Ness by Zak Penn( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 216 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?
X-men 2 : a novelization by Chris Claremont( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 213 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 196 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 182 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 )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 154 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. -- From back cover
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Suspect zero
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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Suspect zeroMeet the X-MenRogue finds a homeA hero called the HulkX-men 2 : a novelizationTeaming upBeast chooses sidesX-men : the last stand : a novelization