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De Palma, Brian

Overview
Works: 495 works in 2,094 publications in 11 languages and 27,515 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  War films  Horror films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, fld, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Production personnel, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Interviewee, dir, Creator, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Scarface by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
127 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by the 1932 classic of the same title, Scarface follows the violent career of a smalltime Cuban refugee hoodlum who guns his way to the top of Miami's cocaine empire
Mission, impossible by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
113 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A secret agent framed for the deaths of his espionage team, tries to discover the truth
The untouchables by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
101 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A larger-than-life depiction of Al Capone, the warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago ... and Eliot Ness, the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. In this classic confrontation between good and evil, Ness learns, with the help of a cop named Malone, how to beat the mob by shooting fast and shooting first
Carrie by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
122 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Carrie White is a shy young girl who doesn't make friends easily. After her classmates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally unexpected first period one of them takes pity on her and gets Tommy Ross, her boyfriend and class hunk, to invite Carrie to the senior prom. Meanwhile another girl who has been banned from the prom for her continued aggressive behavior is not as forgiving and plans a trick to embarrass Carrie in front of the whole school. What she doesn't realize is that Carrie is ... gifted, and you really don't want to get her angry"--Internet Movie Database
The Black Dahlia by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short - also known as The Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. With a corpse so mutilated, the photos are kept from the public. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police departmen. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel
Carlito's way by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After getting out of jail, a Puerto Rican drug lord wants to go straight, but his cohorts in the New York Underworld won't let him
Blow out by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
79 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack is a movie sound-effects man who believes he has accidentally recorded a political assassination. He enlists the help of Sally, a possible eyewitness to the crime who may be in danger herself, to uncover the truth. With its jolting stylistic flourishes, intricate plot, profoundly felt characterizations, and gritty evocation of early-1980s Philadelphia, this is an American paranoia thriller unlike any other, as well as a devilish reflection on the act of moviemaking
Casualties of war by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of a squad of soldiers caught in the moral dilemma of wartime Vietnam ; and of how one soldier who witnesses a vile crime is forced to stand alone against his fellow soldiers
Mission to Mars by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
36 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first manned mission to Mars lands safely, but the Martian landscape harbors a secret that brings disaster. A Mars Recovery Mission is sent to investigate and bring back any survivors
The Bonfire of the vanities by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Wall Street wheeler-dealer has everything going his way. But one night, in the right car with the wrong woman, he took a wrong turn at the wrong place, and nothing has gone right ever since!
Snake Eyes by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A flamboyant Atlantic City police detective goes to watch a heavyweight championship fight and cash in on the hectic betting. Suddenly, gunfire cuts down a ringside government official and Santoro has 14,000 suspects. The clues all lead to a shattering truth Santaoro does not want to believe
Dressed to kill by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Caine plays the part of a psychiatrist to a woman who is murdered early in the film. He is initially reluctant to help the police. The detective assigned to the murder seems happy to do nothing, leaving the investigation to a prostitute who witnessed the murder and the son of the deceased"--Internet Movie Database
Femme fatale by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
46 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alluring seductress is suddenly exposed to the world, including her enemies, by a voyeuristic photographer who becomes ensnared in her surreal quest for revenge
Body double by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A house-sitting actor finds himself obsessed with his beautiful neighbor. When she is brutally murdered, he engages the unwitting key to the crime, porn queen Holly Body, to help him catch the killer
Passion by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At a Berlin ad agency, an outgoing American and her no-nonsense European colleague engage in an escalating personal and professional rivalry that quickly becomes a deadly power struggle
Sisters by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two sisters, joined at birth as Siamese twins, are separated in late adolescence. One is lovely, gentle, kind ... the other is quite mad
Redacted by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centered around a small group of American soldiers stationed at a checkpoint in Iraq. Alternates points of view between these soldiers, the media and the local Iraqi people illuminating how each group is deeply affected by the current conflict and their encounters with each other. The POVs are presented as a video diary, footage from a documentary-in-progress, a website's streaming video, surveillance cameras, and cellphone images
Phantom of the Paradise by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An outrageous horror-rock comedy cult movie and satire on the music business. A freak accident leaves a meek rock composer horribly disfigured. He hides his face beneath an eerie mask and haunts the Paradise Theatre, seeking revenge
Raising cain by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Jenny's husband, a respected psychologist, takes a year off to help raise their daughter, she is totally unprepared for the emergence of his multiple personalities and the fiendish plot to recreate the infamous experiments of his deranged father
Obsession by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tenth wedding anniversary celebration ends tragically when Michael Courtland discovers that his wife and 9-year-old daughter have been kidnapped. In an attempt to trap the criminals, counterfeit money is used to pay the ransom, but the plan fails and the wife and child are never recovered. Ten years later he meets the double of his dead wife and on the eve of their wedding, she disappears and he is drawn into a strange plot to recreate the past
 
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Alternative Names
De Palma, Brian Russell 1940-
DePalma, Brian.
DePalma, Brian 1940-
Palma, Brian de.
Palma Brian De 1940-....
Palma, Brian Russell de 1940-
Russel, Brian
דה פלמה, בריאן. קמפבל, בלאק
デ・パルマ, ブライアン
ディ・パーマ, ブライアン
Languages
English (849)
French (81)
German (56)
Italian (38)
Multiple languages (34)
Spanish (27)
Japanese (2)
Catalan (2)
Turkish (1)
Danish (1)
Czech (1)
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