WorldCat Identities

Arad, Avi

Overview
Works: 215 works in 779 publications in 7 languages and 37,036 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film sequels  Crime films  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author, Scenarist, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Musician
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Avi Arad
Iron Man by Jon Favreau( Visual )

64 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy industrialist visiting Afghanistan is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

41 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 2,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
The amazing Spider-Man by Marc Webb( Visual )

51 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. An origin story for the superhero
The Incredible Hulk( Visual )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 2,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. Now, a fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction
Ghost Rider by Mark Steven Johnson( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to save his dying father, Johnny Blaze, a young stunt cyclist, sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from Roxanne, the girl he loves. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, who is now a reporter. He, also, crosses paths with Mephistopheles, who offers to release Johnny's soul if Johnny becomes the fabled, fiery Ghost Rider, a supernatural agent of vengeance and justice. Mephistopheles orders Johnny to defeat the despicable Blackheart, Mephistopheles's nemesis and son, who plans to displace his father and create a new hell even more terrible than the old one
Hulk by Ang Lee( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 2,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist performs regeneration experiments on himself, and passes on the genes to his son, Bruce. Now Bruce is performing experiments that expose him to radiation and nanomeds, which combined with his unique genes, unleashes the Hulk
Fantastic four by Tim Story( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an experimental space voyage goes awry, four people are changed by cosmic rays. Reed Richards is the inventor and leader of the group. He gains the ability to stretch his body. His girlfriend, Sue Storm, gains the ability to turn invisible and create force fields. Her younger brother Johnny Storm gains the ability to control fire, including covering his own body with flame. Pilot Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong rock creature and is the most disfigured of the crew. Together, these four use their unique powers to explore the strange aspects of the world, and to foil the evil plans of Doctor Von Doom
Spider-man 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent, or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction
X-Men by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The X-Men are mutant heroes sworn to defend a world that hates and fears them. With the help of new recruits The Beast and Angel, they must face evolution itself in the form of their former teammate, Jean Grey. Possessed with the cosmic power of the Dark Phoenix, the resurrected Jean Grey has become a danger to herself, her mutant comrades, and the entire planet. To stave off this imminent threat to humanity, a possible cure is discovered that may ultimately eliminate genetic mutations. Now, as the battle lines are drawn, the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, must contend with both Jean Grey's world-consuming powers, as well as the malevolent Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto
Fantastic 4 by Tim Story( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long-awaited wedding of Sue Storm and Reed Richards is crashed by a mysterious alien, the Silver Surfer, who races around the globe, wreaking havoc as he heralds the impending destruction of Earth. With time running out, the Fantastic Four reluctantly team up with the nefarious Dr. von Doom in a super-powered effort to save our planet
Daredevil by Mark Steven Johnson( Visual )

40 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By day, blind attorney Matt Murdock toils for justice in Hell's Kitchen. By night, he's Daredevil, a man without fear. He's a masked vigilante stalking the dark streets with an uncanny "radar sense" that allows him to see with superhuman capabilities. When the love of his life is targeted by New York City's ruthless Kingpin and his deadly assassin, Bullseye, Daredevil may be about to meet his match
The amazing spider-man 2 by Andrew Garfield( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-Man confronts a new foe, Electro, while Peter Parker's friend Harry Osborn returns and Peter realizes that all his enemies have Oscorp in common
Ghost in the shell by Rupert Sanders( Visual )

11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Johansson is always convincing as the robot Major..."--Guardian
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Femme fatale action hero Elektra was restored to life after sustaining mortal wounds in the movie Daredevil. Elektra now lives only for death as the world's most lethal assassin. But her latest assignment forces her to make a fateful decision in the ultimate battle between good and evil
Spider-Man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

46 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. Relationships with all those he holds dear are unraveling, and he encounters a new foe, Doctor Octopus
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh( Visual )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Castle is a man who has seen too much death. Undercover and on his final assignment, Frank plays his role perfectly, but the operation gets out of control and a young man named Bobby Saint is inadvertently killed. Howard Saint holds Castle responsible for the death of his son and risks his newfound legitimacy on a wholesale mission of blood-vengeance. Saint and his lieutenants butcher Frank's family during a family reunion and leaves Frank for dead. Taunted by memories of his murdered family, Frank sets out to avenge his family. He becomes judge, jury and executioner
Blade by Stephen Norrington( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wesley Snipes stars as the tortured soul Blade -- half man, half immortal. Blade sharpens his lethal skills under the guidance of Whistler (Kris Kristofferson), his mentor, guardian, and fellow hunter of the night. When the bloodthirsty Immortals' lord, Deacon Frost (Stephen Dorff), declares war on the human race, Blade is humanity's last hope for survival." -- Container
Bratz by Eduardo Bratz( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For as long as they can remember, Yasmin, Jade, Sasha and Cloe have been best friends forever. Inseparable since they first met, the girls have always supported each other's individuality. But now as the foursome enter Carry Nation High, the four face a brand new world: a blackboard jungle, where for the first time they discover life as a teenager means dealing with a system of social cliques, all strictly enforced by senior Meredith Baxter Dimly. Finding themselves being pulled further and further apart, the girls band together and rise up as "the Bratz" to fight peer pressure, in turn learning how true empowerment means standing up for your friends, being true to yourself and living out one's dreams and aspirations
Venom( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for language
X2 : X-men united by Bryan Singer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a shocking attack on the President, the X-men must stand united with their deadliest enemies to combat a menace that threatens every mutant on the planet, and possibly all of mankind
 
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Alternative Names
ʾArad ʾAbiy 1948-....

Avi Arad Amerikaans filmproducent

Avi Arad amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Geschäftsführer von Marvel Comics

Avi Arad productor americà

Avi Arad produttore cinematografico israeliano

Avi Arads

Ави Арад

Аві Арад

Ավի Արադ

אבי ארד

אבי ארד מפיק ישראלי-אמריקאי

ארד אבי 1969-....

افي اراد

آوی آراد

아비 아라드

アヴィ・アラッド

阿維·阿拉德

艾维·亚拉

艾維·阿拉德

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