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Frank, Scott 1960-

Works: 156 works in 508 publications in 9 languages and 16,949 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Juvenile works  Computer games  Computer adventure games  Video games  Science fiction films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Scott Frank
Minority report by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
60 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Washington, D.C. has been murder-free thanks to astounding technology which identifies killers before they commit their crimes. But when the chief of the Pre-crime unit is himself accused of a future murder, he has just 36 hours to discover who set him up
Marley & me by David Frankel ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John and Jen are journalists who are a newly married couple. Marley is the adopted puppy that no one wants, a high-strung lab who is virtually untrainable. Marley shreds cushions, destroys floors and walls and most everything in between. Instead of taking him to the pound, they love their dog and he faithfully loves them in return. John and Jen eventually have three children and Jen gives up her career to be a mom. John's career continues to advance as he carves a niche as a local columnist. The family moves from Florida to Pennsylvania. John struggles with his own career direction, but Marley remains the constant. A memoir of Philadelphia Inquirer columnist John Grogan's life with his yellow Labrador retriever
The Wolverine ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons
The flight of the Phoenix ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cargo plane on a routine flight suddenly hits a high-turbulence storm, forcing a crash landing hundreds of miles off course in the barren Gobi desert. Among the survivors, one eccentric passenger leads the crew to build a new plane - against all odds, against all hope, and sometimes - against each other
Dead again by Kenneth Branagh ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mike Church, an L.A. gumshoe with a knack for wisecracks and tracing missing persons, doesn't have a clue when he's hired to help a beautiful amnesia victim tormented by nightmares. Then an ecentric antiques dealer and hypnotist leads Church to believe the source of the nightmares may lie in a past-life connection to Margaret Strauss, a world-famous pianist allegedly murdered by her composer husband in 1948
The lookout by Scott A Frank ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An admired high school hockey player with a bright future, drives in the night with his girlfriend and two other friends with his headlights off with devastating results. The former athlete is left with a brain injury that prevents him from remembering many things for extended periods of time. To compensate, he keeps notes in a small notebook to aid him in remembering what he is to do. He also lives with a blind friend who aids him. He is unable to have meaningful job and he goes to work as a night cleaning man in a bank. He comes under the scrutiny of a gang planning to rob the bank. The leader befriends him and gets him involved with a young woman who further reels him in. Confused, but wanting to escape his current existence, he initially goes along with the scheme. When he realizes he is being used, he attempts to stop the robbery, which of course immediately goes awry
Little man Tate by Orion Pictures ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and German and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mother of a young genius wants him to have a regular life while an educator sees him as a special case, not a child
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
Meet Marley by Natalie Engel ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jenny and John love their dog Marley, but they get frustrated when he keeps getting into trouble
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A career bank robber busts out of jail with the help of his buddy and kidnaps a U.S. Marshal in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big heist, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in
Marley to the rescue! by M. K Gaudet ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marley the dog comes to the rescue when his neighbor Lisa gets her purse stolen
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loan shark Chili Palmer (Travolta) comes to L.A. to collect a debt from filmmaker Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman). Soon Palmer is pitching a script, schmoozing a film star (DeVito), and romancing a movie queen (Russo). But the mob and drug smugglers who assigned him to collect come after him
Out of sight by Scott Frank ( Book )
18 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shameless ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet the fabulously dysfunctional Gallagher family. Dad's a drunk, Mom split long ago, eldest daughter Fiona tries to hold the family together. Eldest son Philip (Lip) trades his physics tutoring skills for sexual favors from neighborhood girls. Middle son Ian is gay. Youngest daughter Debbie is stealing money from her UNICEF collection. Ten-year-old Carl is a budding sociopath and an arsonist, and toddler Liam is, well, he might actually be black, but nobody has a clue how
Malice by Harold Becker ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and French and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a serial killer begins murdering female students in a New England town, the college dean becomes involved in the investigation while wondering about the surgeon who has taken a room in his house
The caveman's valentine ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former Juilliard trained musician and devoted family man, Romulus now lives as an outcast in a netherworld on the edge of Manhattan. Haunted by delusions of a powerful adversary, Cornelius Gould Stuyvesant, who he believes charts his every move from the Chrysler building. Ledbetter is drawn out of his insanity to track down the killer of a young drifter, Scotty Gates, whose frozen corpse he discovers hanging in a tree outside his cave-like dwelling. Though the police dismiss the transient Gates' death, Ledbetter is convinced that he was murdered by David Leppenraub, a prominent photographer for whom the boy often modeled. But who is going to believe the rantings of a paranoid schizophrenic living in a cave? Not his daughter Lulu, a young police officer. Not Leppenraub's privileged friends in New York's art world. Alone with his voices and his visions, Romulus must piece together the twisted puzzle, risking his life and the remaining shreds of his sanity to bring justice to another lost soul
Heaven's prisoners ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-cop Dave Robicheaux has turned his back on the Big Easy and the bottle, starting life over on a tranquil backwater bayou with his wife. But his newfound serenity shatters after he witnesses a small plane crash and rescues the sole survivor -- a little Salvadoran girl. His search to learn her identity and solve the mystery behind the crash thrusts Robicheaux into a high-stakes game of intrigue between the DEA and a ruthless drug ring fronted by a childhood friend and his sultry wife. Suddenly Robicheaux's patch of paradise is a war zone, and everything he holds dear is in the line of fire
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
Blackjack for winners by Scott Frank ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get Shorty by Scott Frank ( Book )
14 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a gangster loan shark whose business takes him to Los Angeles where he gets swept up in the Hollywood scene
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.06 for Meet Marle ... to 0.53 for Out of sig ...)
Alternative Names
Frank, A. Scott
Frank, A. Scott, 1960-
English (217)
French (34)
German (16)
Spanish (13)
Italian (3)
Czech (3)
Japanese (1)
Vietnamese (1)
Multiple languages (1)