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Raimi, Sam

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Most widely held works about Sam Raimi
 
Most widely held works by Sam Raimi
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( Visual )

111 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,100 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 )

90 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,621 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 )

82 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,879 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 )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,321 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
Evil dead by Sam Raimi( Visual )

53 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,889 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
For love of the game( Visual )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,435 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 )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,222 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 grudge by Takashi Shimizu( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen is an American nurse living and working in Tokyo who agrees to cover the shift of another nurse. When she enters the assigned home, she discovers an elderly woman who is lost in a catatonic state. As she tends the woman, Karen hears scratching sounds upstairs and goes to investigate. Within this house is a chain of terror more terrifying than she could ever imagine, resulting from a terrifying evil that was born years before. As more people die, Karen is pulled into the cycle of horror and learns the secret of the vengeful curse. Now she must stop it before it's too late
The quick and the dead by Sam Raimi( Visual )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,054 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 )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,044 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 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 958 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 )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 926 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 )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 896 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 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clyde and Stephanie Brenek see little cause for alarm when their youngest daughter Em becomes oddly obsessed with an antique wooden box she purchased at a yard sale. But as Em's behavior becomes increasingly erratic, the couple fears the presence of a malevolent force in their midst, only to discover that the box was built to contain a Dibbuk, a dislocated spirit that inhabits and ultimately devours its human host
Evil dead II by Sam Raimi( Visual )

32 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 836 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 )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 767 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 )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 738 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
Darkman by Sam Raimi( Visual )

40 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 497 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 484 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?"--Page 4 of cover
The grudge 2 by Takashi Shimizu( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Aubrey Davis learns that her sister, Karen has been hosppitalised, she flies to Tokyo. Once there she learns of her sister's horrifying story and that a supernatural curse has been released. Audrey tries to find the origin of the hate infected curse and a way to free herself. The quest involves families who are living in Chicago, a photojournalist from Hong Kong, and three schoolgirls from Tokyo's International High School. This group of unrelated strangers try to find and stop the curse before it becomes too late
 
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Abrams, Celia

Abrams, Celia 1959-

Master Cylinder 1959-

Raimi, Samuel M.

Raimi, Samuel M. 1959-

Raimi, Samuel Marshall

Raimi, Samuel Marshall 1959-

Sam Raimi Amerikaans acteur

Sam Raimi amerykański reżyser, scenarzysta, producent i aktor

Sam Raimi regista, produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore statunitense

Sam Raimi US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Schauspieler

Sandstorm, R. O. C.

Sandstorm, R. O. C. 1959-

Sandstorm, Roc

Sandstorm, Roc 1959-

Sems Reimi

Smithee, Alan 1959-

Сем Реймі

Сэм Рэйми кинорежиссёр США

סם ריימי

سام رايمي

سام ریمی تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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