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Raimi, Sam

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Spider-Man by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
91 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 3,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
82 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,481 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. Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever of Peter. One day Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, resurfaces after a failed science experiment. Peter begins to notice he's losing some of his powers and wonders at the stress in his personal life. He realizes he must decide between being who he once was or retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
73 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,640 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. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
Oz the great and powerful by James Franco ( Visual )
25 editions published in 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Disney's fantastical adventure Oz The Great And Powerful, from the director of the Spider-Man trilogy, follows Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics. When Diggs is hurled away to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he's hit the jackpot--until he meets three witches (Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams), who aren't convinced he's the great wizard everyone's expecting. Reluctantly drawn into epic problems facing Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it's too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity--and even some wizardry--Oscar transforms himself into the great Wizard and a better man as well"--Container
For love of the game ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Legendary Detroit Tigers pitcher Billy Chapel (Kevin Costner) has always been better at baseball than at love. Just ask Jane (Kelly Preston), his on-again, off-again girlfriend. At the end of a disappointing season, just before what may be the last professional game of his life, Jane tells Billy she's leaving him. Now with his career and his love life in the balance, Billy battles against his physical and emotional limits as he plays the game of his life. And now with every pitch, Billy comes closer to making the most important decision of his life. The suspense doesn't end until the last ball is thrown in this heartwarming drama about love, life and the perfect game." --From container
The gift by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Annie has 'the Gift'. Some fear her, others claim she's a witch. But now, a murder has been committed and only she can solve it. On a twisted trail of open infidelity and jealous rage, she sees visions that will haunt her and discovers a truth that will tear the town apart"--Promotional materials
The evil dead by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The evil dead lie in wait for the one ancient incantation that will give them license to attack the living. Five vacationing college students unwittingly resurrect these demons. One by one, the students are transformed into monsters whose own thirst for revenge becomes insatiable
The grudge by Takashi Shimizu ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Karen is an American nurse in Tokyo who encounters a vengeful spirit that possesses its victims, claims their souls and then seeks new prey
The quick and the dead by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This reinvention of the American Western is a wild, sexy shoot-out studded with action, suspense and offbeat humor
A simple plan by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers and a friend find a corpse and a bag of money in a Minnesota woods. They decide to keep the money a secret from the police but this eventually results in deceit, mistrust and then murder
Drag me to Hell ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christine Brown (Lohman) is an ambitious L.A. loan officer. She is on a desperate quest to break an evil curse. Professor Clay Dalton (Long) is her charming boyfriend. Life is good until the mysterious Mrs. Ganush (Raver) arrives at the bank to beg for an extension on her home loan. Christine denies the extension to impress her boss and get a leg-up on a promotion, shaming Mrs. Ganush and dispossessing her of her home. Christine then finds herself the target of a supernatural curse, which turns her life into a living hell
30 days of night by David Slade ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Barrow, Alaska: northernmost town in the U.S. Isolated in 80 miles of roadless wilderness, cut off every winter for 30 days of night." So says the opening screen. More importantly, the population dwindles from over 500 to 150 souls willing to brave the cold and the seemingly endless night. Charged with protecting the town during its nocturnal period, Sheriff Eben is a man trying to reconnect with his estranged wife Stella, who misses the last plane out before nightfall. As they deal with being thrust together again, a rash of crimes--including the killing of a number of dogs and the destruction of a helicopter--breaks out over the tiny town. As Eben and Stella attempt to solve these crimes, powerful strangers walk into town, seemingly superhuman and with a thirst for blood. The few remaining townsfolk must try to survive the 30 Days of Night
Army of darkness ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Back to do battle with the hideous "Deadites", Bruce Campbell reprises his role from the Evil Dead series. Demonic forces time-warp him into England's Dark Ages, where he romances a beauty and faces legions of undead beasts
The possession ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basada en una historia real, nos narra la historia de Clyde y Stephanie Brenek, una pareja que no ve motivo de alarma en la extraña obsesión de su hija, Em, por una caja antigua de madera que ha comprado de segunda mano. Pero cuando su comportamiento se vuelve agresivo, la pareja empieza a temerse que haya una presencia maléfica entre ellos
Evil dead II by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sole survivor of the evil dead returns to the same cabin in the woods and again unleashes the forces of the dead
The messengers ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A troubled family moves into an old farmhouse where a triple homicide has occured. Only Ben, the little toddler of the family, can see the supernatural presences in the house, and he appears more delighted with them than afraid. When his teenage sister, Jess, also starts encountering unusual occurences - this time of an apparantly non-benevolent nature - she also begins noticing Ben's unusual behavior as well and realizes that he too is experiencing something out of the ordinary. The hardest part for Jess is getting anybody else to take her seriously
The Hudsucker proxy by Ethan Coen ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker
Evil dead ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five twenty-something friends become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess them in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival
Darkman by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scientist is horribly disfigured when gangsters break in and destroy his laboratory. After being burned beyond recognition and altered by an experimental medical procedure, he is reborn as Darkman and seeks revenge on the criminals who were responsible
Spider-Man 3 : Spider-Man's new suit by N. T Raymond ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Spider-Man feels powerful in his new black suit. He's faster, stronger, bolder. But soon he realizes the suit has a life all its own. Will he be able to shed his evil skin or will the black suit take control?"--P. [4] of cover
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Alternative Names
Abrams, Celia
Abrams, Celia 1959- Pseudonym
Master Cylinder, 1959-
Master Cylinder 1959- Pseudonym
Raimi, Samuel M.
Raimi, Samuel M. 1959-
Raimi, Samuel Marshall
Raimi, Samuel Marshall, 1959-
Raimi, Samuel Marshall 1959- Wirklicher Name
Sandstorm, R. O. C.
Sandstorm, R. O. C. 1959- Pseudonym
Sandstorm, Roc
Sandstorm, Roc 1959- Pseudonym
Smithee, Alan, 1959-
Smithee, Alan 1959- Pseudonym
ライミ, サム
English (476)
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Spanish (27)
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