WorldCat Identities

Waters, Mark S. 1964-

Works: 149 works in 480 publications in 11 languages and 18,193 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Actor, Author of screenplay, Author, fme, Film editor, Performer, Adapter, fmd, Composer, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mark S Waters
The Spiderwick chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi( Visual )

61 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared is a curious, adventurous boy who quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved. He is the intellectual twin, but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside
Mean girls by Lindsay Lohan( Visual )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl who has lived in Africa and been homeschooled moves to New York, she must enter a public high school. Survival of the fittest takes on a whole new meaning when she falls for the ex-boyfriend of the most popular girl in school
Mr. Popper's penguins by Jim Carrey( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Popper's Penguins is the story of a boy whose explorer father loves him but neglects him in favor of his career. Once the boy grows to sharkish real-estate wheeler-dealer manhood in NYC, he does the same thing to his wife, daughter, and son. Promised a partner position in his real-estate firm, he woos a reluctant seller to part with the Tavern on the Green. Life is going fine until his dad's final gift to him arrives. Then Mr. Popper's life changes radically, because the gift is penguins--live, breathing, fish-loving penguins. Mr. Popper, at first vexed and then beguiled by the creatures, tries to deal with them, his job, his children, his ex-wife, a nosy neighbor, an officious zoo guy, and the state of his soul
Freaky Friday by Walt Disney( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 2,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother and her daughter are always fighting and screaming at each other. Each thinks that the other has it so easy. Then, thanks to a magical fortune cookie, they switch personalities and bodies and discover each other's problems and complications. And they end up gaining a little respect for each other's point of view. But they need to be changed back by Saturday, because the mother is getting married!
(500) days of Summer by Marc Webb( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Tom, it was love at first sight when Summer Finn walked into the greeting card company where he worked. Summer is the new administrative assistant. Soon, Tom knows that Summer is the woman with whom he wants to spend the rest of his life. Although Summer does not believe in relationships or boyfriends, Tom and Summer become more than just friends. Through the trials and tribulations of Tom and Summer's relationship, Tom could always count on the advice of his two best friends, McKenzie and Paul. However, it's Rachel, Tom's adolescent sister, who is his voice of reason. After all is said and done, Tom is the one who ultimately has to make the choice to listen or not
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters( Visual )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth is a dedicated, workaholic doctor who is much to busy to have a life. One night, she gets into a terrible car accident and dies. She becomes a spirit stuck between heaven and earth. She doesn't realize that she is dead and thinks nothing has happened. That is until she meets David, a lonely architect, who has rented her old apartment. David thinks he is going crazy when he sees Elizabeth's spirit and tries everyway he can think of to get rid of her, but she just won't go away. Although the two are complete opposites, they somehow manage to form a relationship
Ghosts of girlfriends past by Tesi Wa( Visual )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connor Mead is the kind of guy who dumps three girlfriends - at one time and by teleconference. So when he goes home to attend his brother's wedding, he has a singular goal in mind: score with the only bridesmaid he has somehow managed to miss. But the ghost of his departed Uncle Wayne - who taught him to love 'em and then leave 'em - has another goal in mind: restore Connor's lost faith in true love. This will be a tough assignment, one that will require many past girlfriends and the ghosts of his past, present and future
Vampire academy by Zoey Deutch( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose Hathaway is a half-human and half-vampire, who is training to be a guardian at St. Vladimir's Academy. Her best friend, Princess Lissa Dragomir is a peaceful, mortal vampire. After ditching school and being on the run for a year, Rose and Lissa are caught and brought back to the Academy. Lissa struggles to reclaim her social status while Rose risks everything in an attempt to protect her best friend from the immortal, evil vampires that lurk just outside the walls of the school
Aladdin and the king of thieves by Tad Stones( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in French and English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People near and far are heading for Agrabah as the royal wedding of the century is about to take place. But before Aladdin and Jasmine can say "I do," the legendary Forty Thieves spoil everything in a desperate search for the powerful Hand of Midas -- the ultimate treasure that turns all it touches into gold
Head over heels( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda has a great job restoring paintings for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a great place to live, a spacious East Side apartment that she shares with four successful models. Amanda is in the market for a great boyfriend. She thinks she may have found the right guy in Jim Winston, but she has reason to believe that he might be guilty of murder. Since she's not sure he has actually done anything wrong, she decides to find out the truth
The house of yes( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Thanksgiving and Marty is coming home with his fiancee. At home his twin sister, who is infatuated with Jackie Kennedy, is looking forward to his visit for many reasons and his brother is excited that he's bringing a girl. The mother is just trying to keep secret the fact that she's buried her husband in the back yard
The perfect man Head over heels ; In good company( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfect man: Holly Hamilton is on a mission to find her single mom a perfect man ... even if she has to make the man up. One crazy mishap after another leads the two of them to discover that sometimes what you want is right in front of you
The perfect man Head over heels ; Wimbledon ; The story of us( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfect man: Holly is determined to find the ideal man for her single mom. With no flesh-and-blood options in sight, she creates an imaginary secret admirer based on a charming real-life restaurant owner. Head over heels: An art restorer sharing an East Side apartment with four successful models feels unglamorous until Mr. Right walks into her life, but she has reason to believe that he might be guilty of murder. Wimbledon: An aging male tennis star has one last shot, and two weeks, to win the greatest tennis tournament and the heart of an upcoming women's tennis star. Story of us: When their kids leave home for summer camp, a married couple whose relationship is on the rocks must finally decide whether to work on their problems or get a divorce
Inside the California missions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 21 missions of California, founded by Spanish Franciscans, were intended to advance Spanish influence into the new lands as well as to aid in converting the Indians."
The John Marsden video( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer John Marsden shows the many notebooks and files, full of stories he has been collecting for years. Hear the writer talk about "So much to tell you", "Letters from the inside", "Looking for trouble" and his trilogy starting with "Tomorrow when the War begins."
The Libby Gleeson video by Libby Gleeson( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libby Gleeson talks about her experience of the writing process and how she writes for children
Libby Hathorn, poet - author( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libby Hathorn shares her ideas and life influences on her story-making. See the landscape and locations that inspired books such as "Thunderwith", "Feral kid" and "Way home", and share her writing process
Et si c' etait vrai by Mark S Waters( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in French and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David a bien du mal à se remettre du décès de son épouse. À la recherche dun lieu où il pourrait rester à lécart du monde, il opte pour un grand appartement à San Francisco. Malgré tout, il se retrouve vite confronté à une jolie jeune femme prénommée Elizabeth. Celle-ci clame à qui veut lentendre quelle est ici chez elle et que David doit partir. Ce dernier ne lentend pas de cette oreille et décide de changer les serrures. Rien ny fait et Elizabeth semble apparaître où et quand elle veut. Et pour cause, il sagit dun fantôme ! Un choc pour lun comme pour lautre. Une fois remis de leurs émotions, les nouveaux colocataires entreprennent de mener lenquête pour savoir ce qui sest réellement passé. Un parcours semé dembûches et qui leur réserve une surprise de taille : lamour
Spiderwick : le cronache by Tony DiTerlizzi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Multiple languages and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La storia delle avventure e disavventure di tre fratelli Mallory di 15 anni e i due gemelli di 13, Jared e Simon, e della loro battaglia con le creature fantastiche del Mondo Invisibile. (Mymovies)
Hugo : The Spiderwick chronicles ; Inkheart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan boy puts his secret life in the walls of a Paris train station in jeopardy when he begins stealing parts from the man who runs the toy shop in the station in order to finish rebuilding an automaton that he and his father had started; strange things start happening when the Grace family moves into the Spiderwick house, and when Jared Grace finds Arthur Spiderwick's field guide, he discovers the truth behind the magical estate; after a man with the power to bring books to life by reading out loud finds himself trapped in a story with his daughter, he must use his power to get them out of danger
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Just like HeavenEt si c' etait vrai
Alternative Names
Mark Waters Amerikaans filmregisseur

Mark Waters cinéaste américain

Mark Waters regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Mark Waters US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Waters, Mark

Waters Mark 1964-....

Waters, Mark Stephen 1964-

Марк Уотерс

Марк Уотърс

מרק ווטרס

مارک واترز فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان آمریکایی

মার্ক ওয়াটার্স

மார்க் வாட்டர்ஸ்

마크 워터스

워터스, 마크 1964-

워터스, 마크 S. 1964-




Ghosts of girlfriends pastHead over heelsEt si c' etait vrai