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Nolan, Christopher 1970-

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Most widely held works by Christopher Nolan
The dark knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

82 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs
Batman begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

91 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
Inception by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

72 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible--inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming
Memento by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

135 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Shelby is searching for the man who raped and murdered his wife. He survived, but developed a mind block due to the attack. He can remember everything from before, but memories of anything that followed come and go every few minutes
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

62 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act
Man of steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

32 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind
The prestige by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

48 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

53 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real
Following by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

40 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a young man's obsession with following strangers at random on the street. This life leads him into a dark underworld, when he is caught in the act by a man who becomes part mentor, part confessor and part evil twin. Together they break into flats and pry into the personal lives of their victims
The Dark knight rises : Batman versus Bane by Jodi Huelin( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman battles his toughest enemy yet--Bane. Will the Dark Knight rise to the challenge and save Gotham City?
The Dark knight rises : tools of the trade by Jodi Huelin( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fighting crime in Gotham City is a dangerous job, but with his trusted tools and gadgets, Batman is up to the challenge
Man of Steel : Superman's superpowers by Lucy Rosen( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Clark Kent has a secret. He is Superman, and it's up to him to use his superpowers to save the world!"--
Batman begins : the junior novel by Peter Lerangis( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of Batman is revealed for the first time and this novelization of the movie Batman bgins will catch every moment of excitement about Gotham City's most mysterious crime fighter
Film noir : bringing darkness to light( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life."
The Dark Knight rises : the official movie novelization : a novel by Greg Cox( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Commissioner Gordon and the police are unable to stop the deadly new threat to Gotham, Batman returns to face Bane, a powerful and methodical villain, who is spreading chaos and death
The dark knight : featuring production art and full shooting script by Craig Byrne( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dark Knight book--featuring production art and the full shooting script--is the ultimate companion to the movie, showcasing production ephemera including storyboard art, character sketches, Christopher and Jonah Nolan's original shooting script based on the story by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer, still photos, and even personal images of behind-the-scenes material created by Nolan and production designer Crowley during the movie. Following the creation of The Dark Knight, this book is certain to appeal to diehard and new fans alike"--Jacket
The Dark Knight trilogy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman begins: After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, Bruce returns to Gotham City and unleashes his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil
Memento ; & Following by Christopher Nolan( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume includes both screenplays, plus an interview with Christopher Nolan and Jeremy Theobald ... about the making of Following, and a piece by Christopher Nolan and his brother Jonathan Nolan, author of the story on which Memento was based, in which they recall the conception of the film"--P. [4] of cover
Man of steel : inside the legendary world of Superman by Daniel Wallace( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the remarkable creative process behind the movie and showcases the exceptional concept art that shaped its unique visual style. From the stark alien vistas of Krypton to the down-to-earth warmth of Smallville, this book uncovers the intensive world-building process that makes Superman's universe both thrilling and believable. Features in-depth interviews with the cast and crew, and candid on-set photography
The dark knight legend : junior novel by Stacia Deutsch( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the films Batman begins and The dark knight, the exciting story leading up to The dark knight rises
 
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