WorldCat Identities

Penn, Zak 1968-

Works: 105 works in 483 publications in 10 languages and 15,276 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Director, Conceptor, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Zak Penn
X-Men, days of future past by Bryan Singer( Visual )

86 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,871 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
Marvel's The Avengers by Joss Whedon( Visual )

41 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

40 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote to his curse of turning into the Hulk when he becomes angry and desperately missing Betty Ross, the only woman he has ever loved. He is pursued by warmongers who want to use his powers for their own purposes and a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called the Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. A fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction
Behind enemy lines by John Moore( Visual )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 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 Rob Bowman( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After recovering from seemingly mortal wounds, Elektra has severed all ties with the world. Now she is forced to make a decision in the ultimate battle between good and evil that will take her life in a new direction, or destroy her
Inspector Gadget by Andy Heyward( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 666 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 )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 606 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 546 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
Meet the X-Men by Harry Lime( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 363 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 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogue must decide whether to join the X-men permanently or try to make her own way
X-men 2 : a novelization by Chris Claremont( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two different groups of mutants--one that struggles to coexist with the humans who despise them, and the other, which uses violence to accomplish their goals--confront a deadly new enemy whose machinations could change all of their lives
The Grand by Zak Penn( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recovering gambler tries to save his late grandfather's hotel and casino by winning in a poker tournament against a host of amateurs and pros
A hero called the Hulk by Siobhan Ciminera( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 245 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 2004 and 2012 in English and French 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 212 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 204 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 )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 164 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
The incredible Hulk : the secret story of Marvel's gamma-powered Goliath by David Anthony Kraft( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 141 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
The art of X2 : including the complete script : based on the motion picture( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents nearly four hundred illustrations from the making of the motion picture "X2," including movie stills, concept drawings, storyboards, set designs and photographs, costume sketches, and make-up test stills, and includes commentary, character profiles, cast and crew credits, an eight-page gatefold of Nightcrawler circus posters, and the complete script
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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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زک پن تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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Meet the X-MenRogue finds a homeX-men 2 : a novelizationA hero called the HulkTeaming upBeast chooses sidesX-men : the last stand : a novelizationThe incredible Hulk : the secret story of Marvel's gamma-powered GoliathThe art of X2 : including the complete script : based on the motion picture