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Permut, David

Works: 48 works in 120 publications in 3 languages and 5,075 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humor  Comedy films  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by David Permut
Face/off by John Woo ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sean Archer is a tough and rugged FBI Agent. He is still grieving for his dead son, Michael. Archer believes that his son's killer is now his sworn enemy and happens to be the very powerful criminal, Castor Troy. Archer corners Castor. Their fight knocks Troy out cold. Archer finds out that Troy has planted a bomb that will destroy the entire city of Los Angeles and all of its inhabitants. The only other person who knows the bomb's location is Casor's brother Pollux, and he refuses to talk. Archer undergoes a special operation in order to switch faces with Troy. Archer, now looking like Troy, talks to Pollux. Troy regains consciousness and now wants revenge on Archer for taking his face. Not only is Troy ruining Archer's mission, but his personal life as well
Youth in revolt ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick Twisp is a pleasant teen who has trailer trash parents but likes the finer things in life. While on a family vacation, Nick meets and falls desperately in love with the beautiful, free-spirited Sheeni Saunders. But when circumstances continue to force them apart, Nick develops a rebellious alter ego who will stop at nothing to be with Sheeni
Charlie Bartlett by Robert Downey ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 789 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 474 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
Dragnet by Tom Mankiewicz ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy that pays homage to the famed original police drama of the '50s and '60s
Double take ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 312 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
Struck by lightning ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 310 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
Farce of the penguins ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 219 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
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
DysFunKtional family ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Eddie Griffin brings the funk to his thoroughly hilarious family reunion in this revealing and wildly entertaining comedy gem!"--Container
Consenting adults by Alan J Pakula ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When two couples living next door to each other grow too close, one of the husbands risks everything for a passion he can't resist. His temptation traps the foursome in a shocking web of betrayal and murder. And now accused of a crime he did not commit, he must race against time to save his family from a shocking fate
The Marrying man by Jerry Rees ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 67 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
Surviving the game by Ernest R Dickerson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 64 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
29th Street by George Ballo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 44 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
Three of hearts by Yurek Bogayevicz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman who is a lesbian hires a male escort to date her former lover and then dump her. The plan is to cause her former lover to fall back in love with her. The escort and the former lover magically fall in love and things become complicated
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
Face ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
FBI Special Agent Sean Archer (Travolta) tries to find a biological weapon placed in Los Angeles by a sadistic terrorist-for-hire and criminal mastermind named Castor Troy (Cage). Archer has hunted Troy for the last 8 years, consumed by revenge because Troy is responsible for the death of Archer's son. To do this, Archer must "borrow" Troy's face using a surgical procedure to go undercover as Troy. However, Castor, who was in a coma, wakes up and does the same. Soon, they are pitted against one another
Consenting adults An innocent man ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Consenting adults: When two neighboring couples grow too close, one of the husbands is lured into a shocking web of sexual obsession, betrayal and murder. An innocent man: A man, framed as a drug dealer and sent to prison by a pair of crooked cops, risks everything to prove he is innocent
Volte/face by John Woo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in French and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sean Archer, agent du FBI, n'a qu'une obsession : capturer Castor Troy un dangereux terroriste qui a tué son fils par le passé. Suite à sa capture mouvementée, Castor tombe dans le coma.Archer, grâce à une opération chirurgicale prend possession du visage de Castor et de son identité afin de démanteler définitivement le noyau terroriste...Tous se gâte lorsque Castor sort du coma et prende le visage d'Archer
Face/off ; Snake eyes ; Bringing out the dead ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Snake eyes: Rick Santoro, a flamboyant Atlantic City police detective, is at a heavyweight fight when gunfire suddenly kills a ringside government official. What eyewitnesses saw, what a casino-wide spycam network reveals and what a woman in white knows--all lead to a truth Santoro does not want to believe
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English (73)
Spanish (5)
French (2)