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Zaillian, Steven

Works: 128 works in 866 publications in 13 languages and 28,197 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Spy films  Biographical films  Crime films  Gangster films  Sports films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Director, Scenarist, Author, Conceptor, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Other, Creator, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Steven Zaillian
Most widely held works by Steven Zaillian
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

63 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story follows the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. It is the triumph of one man who made a difference and the drama of those who survived one of the darkest chapters in human history because of what he did
Gangs of New York by Cameron Diaz( Visual )

86 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1863, les Etats-Unis sont au bord de la guerre de Sécession. A New-York, la corruption a peu à peu gagné tous les dirigeants politiques. L'un des quartiers les plus pauvres de la ville, Five Points, est la proie de la guerre des gangs. C'est en ces temps de chaos qu'Amsterdan Valon (Leonardo DiCaprio), un jeune immigrant irlando-américain, revient aux Five Points. Il n'a qu'un seul but : se venger de William Cutting (Daniel Day-Lewis), alias Bill le Boucher, le puissant chef de gang qui s'oppose farouchement aux immigrants et a tué son père. La quête d'Amsterdan évolue en un combat sans merci, alors qu'éclatent les émeutes sanglantes contre l'armée
Moneyball by Bennett Miller( Visual )

43 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

78 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,359 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 David Fincher( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MPAA rating: Brutal violent content including rape and torture, strong sexuality, graphic nudity, and language
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,831 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 )

68 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,565 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?
Exodus : gods and kings( Visual )

13 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

41 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,331 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
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack Ryan takes on the Colombian drug cartels and some nefarious members of a duplicitous U.S. government"--Variety review, Aug. 1, 1994
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town lawyer rides an improbable series of events to the Louisiana governor's mansion, where his populist policies and ruthless scheming quickly earn him some powerful enemies
Amistad : a novel by Alexs D Pate( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 988 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
Searching for Bobby Fischer by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Waitzkin is 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 for chess; 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
The interpreter by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one of the hidden corridors of power at UN headquarters, translator Silvia Broome overhears a potentially explosive secret about a planned assassination attempt. But when federal agent Tobin Keller investigates her claim, is she a victim or a suspect?
Mission: Impossible : Ghost Protocol by Brad Bird( Visual )

45 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This trilogy, comprised of Mission: impossible, Mission: impossible 2, and Mission: impossible 3, follows the action with American secret agent Ethan Hunt and his team members in the fast-paced world of espionage
Jack the bear( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 221 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
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 121 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 )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in Harlem. He does so by buying heroin directly from a source in South East Asia, and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. Richie Roberts is a dedicated and honest policeman who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government and is determined to bring down Lucas' drug empire. Based on a true story
Narrative and structure( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 83 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 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunt for Red October: A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading the the United States coast under the command of Captain Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it. At the same time, the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find Ramius too
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Schindler's list
Alternative Names
Steven Zaillian Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Steven Zaillian sceneggiatore statunitense

Steven Zaillian US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Cutter, Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Steven Zaillian US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmeditor, Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Steven Zaillian usona scenaristo, reĝisoro kaj filmproduktisto

Zaillan, Steve 1953-

Zaillian, Steven Ernest Bernard 1953-

Заиллян, Стивен

Стивен Заиллян

Стивън Зайлиан

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Սթիվեն Զաիլյան հայ ֆիլմի խմբագիր, կինոպրոդյուսեր, կինոռեժիսոր, սցենարիստ

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استیون زایلیان فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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자일리언, 스티븐 1953-




HannibalAwakeningsClear and present dangerAll the king's menAmistad : a novelThe interpreterJack the bearAmerican gangster