WorldCat Identities

Arad, Avi

Overview
Works: 142 works in 634 publications in 8 languages and 35,210 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Superhero films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films  Vampire films  Film sequels 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author, Director, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Avi Arad
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

75 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 5,754 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
Fantastic 4 by Tim Story( Visual )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 3,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of astronauts gain superpowers after being exposed to cosmic radiation. Together, they use their unique powers to explore the strange aspects of the world and foil the evil plans of a powerful villain
Iron Man by Jon Favreau( Visual )

56 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy industrialist 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. Includes additional scenes, featurettes, and more
The Incredible Hulk by Avi Arad( Visual )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,180 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 Andrew Garfield( Visual )

38 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,155 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
Ghost Rider by Mark Steven Johnson( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young motorcycle stuntman (Johnny Blaze) sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for the health of his father but ends up losing the girl and his father. Devil turns up again to call in the debt to use the now adult stuntman to act as a bounty hunter to send his own son (Blackheart) back to hell. Johnny Blaze thus becomes a fiery skull topped, chopper riding demon known as the 'Ghost Rider'. Eventually he overcomes his enemies, saves the girl (and the previous Ghost Rider, Carter Slade) and willingly takes the mantle of the curse in opposition to his master Mephistophelies
Hulk by Ang Lee( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Banner is involved in a freak lab accident exposing him to gamma radiation. As a result, whenever the mild-mannered man becomes angry, he transforms into a huge, rampaging creature that destroys everything in his path
X-Men by Stan Lee( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,853 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
The amazing spider-man 2 by Andrew Garfield( Visual )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-man krijgt het zwaar te verduren door de dreiging van zowel de machtige Oscorp-organisatie als van de kwaadaardige Electro
Daredevil by Mark Steven Johnson( Visual )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being blinded by a radioactive chemical accident, Matt Murdock discovers that all his other senses have been heightened to inhuman levels
Ghost in the shell by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After recovering from seemingly mortal wounds, Elektra has been resurrected by her old mentor, Stick, who is then unable to keep her from working as an assassin for hire. Only when she balks at her latest assignment - killing Mark Miller and his young daughter, Abby - does Elektra finally come to grips with her damaged psyche. By not doing the job assigned to her, the assignment falls to the minions of "The Hand," an Asian sect dominated by supernatural forces under the control of the evil Roshi. Now Elektra will be in the ultimate battle between good and evil - a battle that will either take her life in a new direction or destroy her for good
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 923 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 )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 841 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
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 676 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
The invincible Iron Man( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 641 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 )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 334 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
Doctor Strange by Frank Paur( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Stephen Strange embarks on a wondrous journey to the heights of a Tibetan mountain, where he seeks healing at the feet of the mysterious Ancient One. But before his wounds can mend, Strange must first let go of his painful past and awaken a gift granted to very few: the gift of magic. Empowered as the new Sorcerer Supreme, he now tests his limits, rising up against monsters that push at the gates, facing the most terrifying entity humankind has ever known
Pac-Man and the ghostly adventures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to learn the secret location of the Repository, Betrayus and Dr. Buttocks hatch a diabolical scheme that catches all of PacWorld off guard. What ensues is a wild and wacky race against Pac and pals to see who gets to the Repository first!
 
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Alternative Names
ʾArad ʾAbiy 1948-....

Avi Arad Amerikaans filmproducent

Avi Arad amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Geschäftsführer von Marvel Comics

Avi Arad produttore cinematografico israeliano

Avi Arads

Ави Арад

Аві Арад

Ավի Արադ

אבי ארד

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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