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Avellán, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 69 works in 356 publications in 8 languages and 16,768 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Film noir  Fantasy films  Crime films  Horror films 
Roles: Producer, Commentator, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Avellán
Spy kids by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

50 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marissa Cortez Wilson has it all: married to a famous spy-hunting television reporter, with a new baby and intelligent twin step kids, Rebecca and Cecil. When maniacal Timekeeper disrupts her domestic bliss, threatening to take over the planet--Marissa comes out of retirement as a top secret agent. With Armageddon quickly approaching, Rebecca and Cecil are thrust into action!"--Container
Frank Miller's Sin City by Frank Miller( Visual )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Sin City, the town that beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still try to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care
Once upon a time in Mexico by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corrupt CIA agent forces El Mariachi out of hiding to help sabotage an assassination attempt on the president of Mexico by an evil cartel kingpin. El Mariachi has his own reason for helping - he is doing it for revenge
Shorts : the adventures of the wishing rock by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Toe Thompson is the designated punching bag for the bullies of the suburban community of Black Falls, where his and everyone else's parents work for Black Box Industries, makers of the do-it-all gadget that's sweeping the nation. But during a freak storm, a mysterious Rainbow Rock, which grants wishes to anyone who finds it, falls from the sky. Suddenly, the neighbourhood that Toe already thinks is weird is about to get a lot weirder. As the Rainbow Rock ricochets around the town, from kid to kid and parent to parent, wishes come true quickly and turn the neighbourhood upside down in a wild rampage of everything from tiny aliens to giant boogers. The magical fantasy adventure "Shorts" is told through a series of interwoven not-so-tall tales that each brings to life the sometimes wonderful, often terrible, and totally out-of-control wishes that become far more than Toe and his neighbours ever imagined
Predators by Nimród Antal( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royce is a mercenary who reluctantly leads a group of elite warriors mysteriously brought together on a jungle planet. But when these cold-blooded human 'predators' find themselves in all-out war against a new breed of alien Predators, it's the ultimate showdown between hunter and prey
Machete by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the fake trailer Rodriguez made for inclusion in the movie Grindhouse, Machete tells the story of a Mexican Federale. Years ago in Mexico, Machete was double-crossed by his boss, resulting in his wife and child being murdered before his eyes by drug kingpin Torrez, and Machete himself beaten, shot, and left for dead. Now, Machete resurfaces in Austin, Texas, working day labor when he's hired to assassinate Senator McLaughlin, an extreme advocate against illegal immigration. Once again betrayed and set-up, Machete plots his revenge against the men who've wronged him with the help of resistance fighter Luz, ICE Agent Sartana, and his shotgun-toting brother, Padre (who really is a priest!). Machete lays waste to anything that gets in his path. As he takes on hit men, vigilantes and a ruthless drug cartel, bullets fly, blades clash and the body count rises. Any way you slice it, vengeance has a new name: Machete
Spy kids 3 : game over by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this continuation of the Spy Kids saga, Juni Cortez has now retired from being a spy and is trying to live a normal life, while Carmen is still with OSS. When his sister Carmen is trapped inside a groundbreaking new video game, the only way to free her is to enter the game's virtual world and make it to the highest level. Juni goes in to rescue her, and together, the Spy Kids battle through tougher and tougher levels of the game, overcoming challenges with the help of other trapped players. They successfully shut down the game, but some of the games creatures escape into the real world. A power hungry villain called the Toymaker designed the game, and the whole family must unite to dispatch him
Spy kids 3-D game over( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D: A boy's imaginary superhero friends come to life and join him on a series of adventures
Death proof by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deranged stuntman stalks his victims from the safety of his killer car, but when he picks on the wrong group of babes, all bets are off; he becomes involved in an automotive duel of epic proportions
Planet terror by Rose McGowan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small town sheriff's department has to deal with an outbreak of murderous, infected people called "sickos." Cherry Darling meets up again with her old lover, El Wray, just as their Texas town is being overrun by "sickos" with festering sores turning them into zombies. Cherry has El Wray's jacket, which she took with her when she left and he keeps trying to explain how he looked for it for two weeks and she keeps interrupting his story. Gun-legged Cherry and one-man wrecking crew El Wray try to save the world from a horde of flesh-eating zombies
The faculty by Josh Hartnett( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students at Herrington High make a chilling discovery-- the teachers really are aliens, bent on world domination
From dusk till dawn by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From dusk till dawn (107 min.): The notorious Gekko Brothers, Seth and Richard, are on the run and headed for Mexico to meet with the mysterious "Carlos." Their simple bank robbery ended up killing multiple Texas Rangers. They hijack the mobile home of Minister Jacob Fuller and his family to ensure their safe passage. Their appointed destination is a neon-covered topless bar catering to bikers and truckers who've wandered off the beaten path. Everything seems fine until the bar's staff, band, and patrons turn out to be vampires!
The adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and French and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreamer Max, ridiculed by his classmates, conjures up his perfect dreamworld...the Planet Drool. But his dream is more powerful than even he suspects, and his favourite dream super-heroes, Sharkboy and Lavagirl, materialise on Earth. They need help from Max. All is not well in Max's dreamworld. An alien intelligence is interfering and darkness threatens his beloved Planet Drool. Is it true, as Sharkboy and Lavagirl say, that only Max, the powerful dreamer, can stop it? Max takes off on a wild and dangerous journey to the fantastic Planet Drool with Sharkboy and Lavagirl. Can they discover the source of the danger? Will they be able to stop it in time?
Frank Miller's Sin City( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of interweaving stories all based in the corrupt, crime infested hell-hole that is Basin City. Heavily influenced by film-noir, the main storylines concern a hulking brute called Marv (Mickey Rourke), who is seeking the murderer of a beautiful woman who was killed while asleep in bed with him; an ex-photographer called Dwight (Clive Owen) who accidentally kills a hero cop and has to cover it up; and a soon-to-be-retiring policeman called Hartigan (Bruce Willis) who is incarcerated for a crime he didn't commit"--Internet movie database (viewed June 2, 2006)
Spy kids ; [&] Spy kids 2, the Island of Lost Dreams ; [&] Spy kids 3, game over( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spy kids: When their international spy parents are kidnapped by children's TV program host Fegan Floop, Carmen and Juni Cortez must criss-cross the globe in a quest to save their parents
Spy kids : spy kids 2 the island of lost dreams( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their international spy parents are kidnapped by children's television program host Fegan Floop, Carmen and Juni Cortez must criss-cross the globe in a quest to save their parents
Spy kids ; Spy kids 2 : the island of lost dreams ; Spy kids 3 : game over( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Game over: Secret agents Juni and Carmen set out on their most mind-blowing mission yet: to venture inside the virtual reality of a 3-D video game. The game contains awe-inspiring graphics and creatures that come dangerously close to real life. As they face escalating challenges, the Spy Kids must rely on humor, high-tech gadgets and the bonds of family in order to stop a power-hungry villain who is set on controlling the youth of the world
Grindhouse( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planet terror: A small town sheriff's department has to deal with an outbreak of murderous, infected people called "sickos." Cherry Darling meets up again with her old lover, El Wray, just as their Texas town is being overrun by "sickos" with festering sores turning them into zombies. The gun-legged Cherry and one-man wrecking crew El Wray try to save the world from the horde of flesh-eating zombies
Mini espías 2 : la isla de los sueños perdidos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen and Juni Cortez are back. Now they are full-fledged SPYkid operatives with the OSS. Together they embark on a mission to a mysterious island to retrieve a valuable device, which in the wrong hands could jeopardize the world!
 
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Shorts : the adventures of the wishing rock
Alternative Names
Elizabeth Avellan actrice américaine

Elizabeth Avellán actriz estadounidense

Elizabeth Avellán Amerikaans actrice

Elizabeth Avellán attrice statunitense

Elizabeth Avellan US-amerikanische Filmproduzentin

Ελίζαμπεθ Αβελάν

Авеллан, Элизабет

Էլիզաբեթ Ավելլան

אליזבת אוולאן שחקנית אמריקאית

الیزابت آوه‌یان تهیه‌کننده و بازیگر آمریکایی

ராபர்ட் ரோட்ரிகஸ்

엘리자베스 아벨란

エリザベス・アヴェラン

伊丽莎白·阿维兰

伊莉莎白·艾福朗

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