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Permut, David

Overview
Works: 52 works in 183 publications in 5 languages and 8,577 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  War films  Historical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Permut
Hacksaw Ridge : a true story by Teresa Palmer( Visual )

25 editions published in 2017 in English and German and held by 2,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the bloodiest battle of WWII, in Okinawa, Desmond Doss saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he singlehandedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers and was wounded by a grenade and hit by snipers. Doss was the first conscientious objector to ever earn the Congressional Medal of Honor
Face/off by John Travolta( Visual )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) must go undercover to investigate the location of a lethal biological weapon planted by his arch rival, terrorist-for-hire Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage). After undergoing a radical surgical procedure, Archer literally "borrows" Troy's face and identity to carry out his mission. But things go awry when Troy, emerging from a coma, is transformed into Archer and wreaks havoc upon his life, both at work and at home
Youth in revolt by Miguel Arteta( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Superbad's Michael Cera discovers a vacation romance in Youth in Revolt, a teen comedy from Charlie Bartlett's screenwriter, Gustin Nash, and director Miguel Arteta (Chuck & Buck). The film is an adaptation of C.D. Payne's first book in a series of best-selling satirical novels starring Nick Twisp, a sexually charged 14-year-old whose intelligence and hormones get him into all sorts of adventures"--Allmovie.com, August 25, 2017
Charlie Bartlett by Jon Poll( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy teenager Charlie Bartlett is failing miserably at fitting in at his new public high school. The school is run by the world-weary Principal Gardner. As he begins to better understand the social hierarchy, Charlie's honest charm and likability gives him the position as the resident 'psychiatrist.' Along with his partner and fellow student, Murphy Bivens, Charlie dishes out advice and the occasional prescription to other students in need. Along the way, he decides to take some of his own advice, find romance, and learn to accept who he is
Local color( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives
Struck by lightning( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"High school senior Carson Phillips ... was destined for bigger things than his close-minded small town could ever offer. He was on a path to greatness, but destiny had a different plan when he was suddenly killed by a bolt of lightning in his school parking lot. Demonstrating that life is what happens while you're busy planning your future, Carson recounts the last few weeks of his life via witty, insightful flashbacks, including a blackmail scheme targeting the popular kids in school that he concocts with his best friend"--Container
Match( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toby is an eccentric, pot-smoking Manhattan ballet instructor whose quiet life is interrupted by the arrival of a young couple from Seattle, presumably there to interview him about his colorful life as a dancer in the 1960's. As Tobi spins salacious tales from his former career, an ulterior motive for the couple's visit emerges, forcing the trio to confront a secret that may connect them all. Driven by Stewart's tour-de-force performance, it moves masterfully between razor-sharp comic banter and heartrending poignancy
Dragnet by Tom Mankiewicz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy that pays homage to the famed original police drama of the '50s and '60s
Double take( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wall Street hotshot Daryl Chase is framed for both financial wrongdoings and murder. He heads to Mexico after exchanging identities with fast-talking Freddie, who is either the key to his freedom or the engineer of his demise
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
Surviving the game( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ice-T is Mason, a homeless man recruited by a band of wealthy hunters to lead an expedition into the Pacific Northwest. But on the first day of the hunt, he discovers a lethal surprise ... he's the prey
Farce of the penguins( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl and Jimmy are two penguins on a desperate mission to get themselves some hot booty. After years of empty one-night stands, Carl wants more than a peice of penguin tail. He wants the love of the beautiful Melissa. Now it is up to Jimmy to help his neurotic friend win her heart and find his dream girl. The only problem that stands in their way is a seventy mile trek across Antarctica
Eddie by Steve Rash( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A die-hard basketball fan with a sense of humor shocks everyone when she wins a half-time contest that leads to the head coaching job of the New York Knicks
Consenting adults by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two neightboring couples grow too close, one of the husbands is lured into a shocking web of sexual obsession, betrayal and murder!
DysFunKtional family( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eddie Griffin brings the funk to his thoroughly hilarious family reunion in this revealing and wildly entertaining comedy gem!"--Container
The Marrying man by Jerry Rees( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of his wedding, a millionaire playboy meets a sultry Las Vegas lounge singer -- and it's lust at first sight
Punching Henry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hapless satirical songwriter Henry Phillips is lured to LA when a veteran TV producer decides to make a show about the life of a loser
Three of hearts : a post-modern family by Yurek Bogayevicz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 13 years Sam, Steven, and the smart, fun-loving, level-headed East Indian beauty Samantha Singh lived together as men and wife. They slept together, ran a business together, and produced two children--one by the tall, reserved Steven, one by the irrepressible jester Sam. Their relationship is "triogamous," because as they define it, they have a three-way marriage. Filmed over nine years, the film includes interviews with relatives and friends adjusting to the unique arrangement and captures the feelings of the threesome as it evolves. But as years pass and children are born, giddy jokes about indeterminate paternity grow sardonic; business gets stressful; latent issues require therapy. Beyond the buzz of iconoclasm, the filmmakers find these 'lifestyle explorers' in a regular troubled marriage, only with three sides to every problem
29th Street by George Gallo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A local crime boss is after unlucky Frank Pesce Sr. for an overdue $10,000 gambling debt. Frank Jr. has all the luck his father lacks. He buys one lottery ticket and becomes one of 50 finalists for the $6.2 million New York State Lottery jackpot. The mobster's willing to make a deal with Frank Jr., and take the lottery ticket in exchange for his father's debt. Now he has to make the biggest choice of his life
The Temp( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After two executives at Mrs. Appleby's cookie company meet mysterious deaths, Peter Derns, a junior exec, fears his job security may end--permanently. His suspicions fall on three people: the company's ruthless president; his best friend and rival; and the one person he needs to trust--his temp
 
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Alternative Names
David Permut Amerikaans filmproducent

David Permut producteur de cinéma américain

David Permut produttore cinematografico statunitense

David Permut US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Девид Пермут

דוד פרמוט

دیوید پرموت تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

데이비드 퍼멋 미국의 영화 프로듀서

デヴィッド・パーマット

大衛·波莫

Languages
English (123)

Spanish (7)

French (4)

Italian (2)

German (1)