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Zaillian, Steven

Overview
Works: 199 works in 857 publications in 10 languages and 26,162 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Case studies  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Spy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Director, Scenarist, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Steven Zaillian
Schindler's list by Thomas Keneally ( Visual )
126 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 5,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured in to the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits" organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead, and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
Moneyball by Bennett Miller ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manager de l'équipe des Oakland A's, Billy Beane révolutionne le système et rejette le conformisme classique lorsqu'il doit reconstruire son équipe de seconde zone avec un budget limité. Malgré l'opposition de la vieille école, des médias, des supporters et de son propre entraîneur, Beane réussit à créer une équipe marginale avec l'aide d'un jeune économiste de Yale expert en statistiques, et va ainsi changer à jamais la façon dont le sport est joué. [jaquette]
American gangster by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
The girl with the dragon tattoo by The girl with the dragon tattoo (Motion picture) ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hoping to distance himself from the fallout of a libel conviction, journalist Mikael Blomkvist retreats to a remote island in Sweden's far north where the unsolved murder of a young girl still haunts her industrialist uncle forty years later. Ensconced in a cottage on the island where the killer may still roam, Blomkvist's investigation draws him into the secrets and lies of the rich and powerful, and throws him together with one unlikely ally: tattooed, punk hacker, Lisbeth Salander
A civil action by Steven Zaillian ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A high-priced personal injury attorney takes on a case that becomes an epic legal battle ... one that may cost him his career, reputation and all that he owns
Hannibal by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
50 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After escaping from the asylum in Baltimore, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, moves to Florence, Italy where he has become one of the curators of the Palazzo Vecchio. FBI agent, Clarice Starling, sets out to recapture him and learns she has competition from his old patient, Mason Verger. Of the three, whose mind and cunning will prevail?
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There are several differences between this film and the 1949 film adaptation. Most notably, this film occurs in Louisiana during the 1950s, whereas the 1949 film occurs in an unnamed Southern state during the Great Depression
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CIA Agent Jack Ryan is appointed acting CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence when his mentor, Admiral James Greer becomes gravely ill. His first assignment is to investigate the murder of one of the president's friends, a prominent U.S. businessman with secret ties to Colombian drug cartels. Caught in the crossfire, Ryan takes matters into his own hands
Awakenings by Penny Marshall ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients
Amistad : a novel by Alexs D Pate ( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This novel recounts the rebellion in 1839 of 53 African slaves aboard the Amistad, a Spanish slave ship from Cuba. After the ship was intercepted by the U.S. Navy and taken to New London, Connecticut, President Van Buren and the pro-slavery government wanted to return the slaves to Havana, but the fledgling abolitionist movement forced a series of trials, culminating at the Supreme Court, in which the slaves were defended by former President John Quincy Adams
The interpreter by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Action thriller about UN interpreter Silvia Broome who overhears a plot to assassinate an African head of state. Hard-bitten US Secret Service agent Tobin Keller is sent in, and he suspects Silvia is not telling the whole truth. Silvia realises she has become a target of assassins as well, and becomes desperate to thwart the plot
Searching for Bobby Fischer by Steven Zaillian ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fred Waitzkin, a sportswriter who dreams his 7-year-old son Josh will grow up to play baseball. One day in the park with his mother, Josh displays more than talent, he has a gift. Sensing his son is a future champion, Fred places Josh under the tutelage of a strict chess teacher. But when Josh suddenly starts to lose, his parents must confront their own motivations, and recognize what Josh prizes more than winning; his family's love
Jack the bear ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's never easy being a single parent. But it's especially difficult for John Leary, because deep down, he's really just a kid himself. Danny DeVito stars as a widower who's determined to make a new life for his two sons, 12-year-old Jack and 3-year-old Dylan. They move to a quirky Oakland neighborhood where John gets a job as the monster host of a late-night horror TV show. Though all three try to cope with the great loss in their lives, Jack, in particular, finds his father's silly antics and increasing alcoholism a confusing burden
Mission, impossible by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethan Hunt is an American secret agent who is framed for the deaths of his espionage team. Fleeing from government assassins, breaking into the CIA's most impenetrable vault, clinging to the roof of a speeding bullet train, Hunt hotly races to stay one step ahead of his pursuers, and drawing one step closer to discovering the shocking truth
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true-life story of Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, boyhood friends. In their early twenties, Boyce has just quit the seminary and taken a job at TRW where he soon has access to the company's top-secret defense files, including evidence of the CIA's tampering with elections overseas. Lee is a runaway, paroled heroin addict. The ideological disillusionment of one and the greed and need for excitement of the other lead them to sell secrets to the Russians. As they proceed, the stakes get higher and the risks larger. -- Summary adapted from container
American gangster by Max Allan Collins ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the death of his mentor, Frank Lucas rises to become the drug czar of Harlem--a wealthy, successful, powerful, and untouchable kingpin--until the arrival of Richie Roberts, an honest NYPD drug enforcement investigator determined to bring him down
Narrative and structure ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three screenwriters discuss the art of storytelling as it applies in writing scripts for movies
The hunt for Red October Patriot games ; Clear and present danger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clear and present danger: CIA Agent Jack Ryan is appointed acting CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence when his mentor, Admiral James Greer becomes gravely ill. His first assignment is to investigate the murder of one of the president's friends, a prominent U.S. businessman with secret ties to Colombian drug cartels. Caught in the crossfire, Ryan takes matters into his own hands
Schindler's list La liste de Schindler by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le film relate l'histoire vraie et inoubliable d'un homme énigmatique, Oskar Schindler, membre du parti Nazi, grand séducteur qui profita de la guerre pour s'enrichir et qui parallèlement sauva la vie de 1100 juifs durant l'Holocauste. C'est le triomphe d'un homme hors du commun et le parcours dramatique de tous ceux qui, grâce à lui, ont survécu à l'un des chapitres les plus sombres de l'histoire de l'humanité
 
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Alternative Names
Zaillan, Steve 1953-
Zaillian, Steven Ernest Bernard 1953-
Languages
English (385)
Spanish (44)
French (35)
German (27)
Italian (10)
Multiple languages (7)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Catalan (1)
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