WorldCat Identities

Arad, Avi

Overview
Works: 149 works in 477 publications in 5 languages and 32,234 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Superhero films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Vampire films  Horror films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author, Scenarist, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Avi Arad
Iron Man by Jon Favreau( Visual )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy industrialist is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit made of armor. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,845 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
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,511 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
The Incredible Hulk( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,130 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
The amazing Spider-Man by Marc Webb( Visual )

24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Peter Parker, a high school student from New York City who transforms himself into Spider-Man after being bitten by a spider. Parker must stop Dr. Curt Connors from testing a mutation serum on human subjects
Ghost Rider by Mark Steven Johnson( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 2,061 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
Fantastic four by Tim Story( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After exposure to cosmic radiation, four astronauts become the most remarkable, if dysfunctional, superheroes of all time
Hulk by Ang Lee( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,963 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
X-Men( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,700 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
Daredevil by Mark Steven Johnson( Visual )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daredevil, a street smart vigilante crime-fighter, falls in love with the beautiful martial-arts master Elektra, but when she and her family are targeted by a vicious assassin, Daredevil is faced with losing the one thing he loves
The amazing spider-man 2 by Andrew Garfield( Visual )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-Man's conflict has been within himself: the struggle between Peter Parker and the responsibilities of Spider-Man. But Peter Parker, finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man, but being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp
Fantastic 4( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Silver Surfer arrives on Earth, army General Hager demands that Reed Richards create a sensor to track him and find out what he's doing on Earth. The only problem is that Richards is helping Sue Storm plan their rescheduled wedding. Ben Grimm is heating up his relationship with Alicia and Johnny Storm is trying to get sponsorships and girls. Returning is Victor Von Doom, who gladly offers to assist the military in figuring out what the Silver Surfer is all about
Elektra by Jennifer Garner( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 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
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, crime, cruelty, and injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees -- only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his iron determination to avenge those wronged by society's villains
Blade by Stephen Norrington( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 862 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las populares muñecas Bratz por fin cobran vida, en su primera película de acción real
X2 : X-men united by Bryan Singer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
The invincible Iron Man( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invincible Iron Man: While raising the ruins of a long-buried Chinese kingdom, billionaire inventor Tony Stark digs up far more than he bargained for. Planet Hulk: Exiled into outer space, the Incredible Hulk lands on the planet Sakaar, which is ruled by the tyrannical Red King. After being sold into slavery, the Hulk becomes the planet's mightiest gladiator
Cody the robosapien( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an evil industrialist plots to turn Robosapien--invented to revolutionize global search-and-rescue missions--into a weapon, the badly damaged techno-wonder is rescued and renamed Cody by a shy young science whiz
Fantastic 4 rise of the Silver Surfer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Silver Surfer arrives on Earth, army General Hager demands that Reed Richards create a sensor to track him and find out what he's doing on Earth. The only problem is that Richards is helping Sue Storm plan their rescheduled wedding. Ben Grimm is heating up his relationship with Alicia and Johnny Storm is trying to get sponsorships and girls. Returning is Victor Von Doom, who gladly offers to assist the military in figuring out what the Silver Surfer is all about
 
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Alternative Names
ʾArad ʾAbiy 1948-....

Arad, Avi 1948-...

Avi Arad amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Geschftsfhrer von Marvel Comics

Avi Arad produttore cinematografico israeliano

Ави Арад

Аві Арад

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אבי ארד

ארד אבי 1948-....

ארד אבי 1969-....

افي اراد

آوی آراد

아비 아라드

アヴィ・アラッド

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