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Silver, Joel

Overview
Works: 234 works in 1,472 publications in 9 languages and 67,986 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Crime films  Dystopian films  Police films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Publisher, Author, fmp, pmn, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joel Silver
The matrix by Keanu Reeves( Visual )

40 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 3,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day-in, day-out world is the real world is merely perception. In reality it is a hoax perpetrated by an all-powerful artificial intelligence that control us. A small group of humans has found a way out of the construct, and is now fighting for the future of the human race
The matrix reloaded by Anthony Zerbe( Visual )

77 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 3,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

55 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fiancée and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler
The matrix revolutions by Joel Silver( Visual )

44 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning from where "Matrix Reloaded" ended, the technologically-gifted Neo remains unconscious in the real world, his mind caught by the devious Merovingian and placed in a mysterious subway station construct. The man known as Bane is still a servant of Agent Smith, who continues to grow in power and ability. Meanwhile, the deadly sentinels are coming dangerously close to humanity's last sanctuary, the underground city of Zion. A final battle between humans and machines becomes inevitable
Die hard by John McTiernan( Visual )

83 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of terrorists has seized a building in L.A. and taken hostages. A New York cop, in town to spend Christmas with his estranged wife, is the only hope for the people held by the savage criminals
V for Vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a future where Germany has won World War II and Britain has become a fascist state, this is the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society
The Book of Eli by Albert Hughes( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland
Sherlock Holmes : a game of shadows by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room, until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large, Professor James Moriarty, and not only is he Holmes's intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may give him an advantage over the renowned detective. Holmes's investigation into Moriarty's plot becomes more dangerous as it leads him and Watson out of London to France, Germany, and finally Switzerland
Unknown by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Croatian and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn't recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired, and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally, Harris plunges into a deadly mystery, forcing him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he's willing to go to uncover the truth
The brave one by Neil Jordan( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erica Bain is a popular New York radio host who watched her fiancé die and nearly lost her own life to a vicious, random attack. Now she is unable to move past the tragedy and discovers a stranger within herself. She prowls the streets, an armed wanderer in the urban night, out for vengeance, looking for the men she hold responsible and at war with her own soul. A determined homicide detective is hot on the trail of the vigilante that is Erica Bain
The nice guys by Shane Black( Visual )

16 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Holland March and hired enforcer Jackson Healy team up to locate a missing girl and investigate a seemingly unrelated death, set in 1977 Los Angeles
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Vietnam-veterans-turned-detectives with a opposite styles and motivations are forced to work as partners in a conflict with an international heroin ring
Non-stop by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

16 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During a transatlantic flight, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks ... receives a series of cryptic text messages threatening to kill a passenger every 20 minutes unless $150 million is transferred into an off-shore account"--Container
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt. Fred is a bad seed and could jeopardize the year's jolliest holiday
Lethal weapon 2 by Richard Donner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LAPD officers Roger Murtaugh and Martin Riggs are back. They are chasing a bad guy in a red BMW and when the car crashes, several million dollars in South African Krugerands spill out of the trunk. After Murtaugh is ambushed in his home by a group of South African bay guys, they speculate that the vehicle they were chasing may be linked. Their captain assigns them to guard a witness in a drug case and soon finds out that he was dealing with South African diplomats who are hiding behind their diplomatic immunity to carry out cocaine smuggling. Riggs discovers that one of the consulate employees murderer of his wife. After the bad guys kill several fellow police officers, Riggs and Murtaugh exact angry, bloody revenge against the psychopathic drug-dealing diplomats
Swordfish by Dominic Sena( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the DEA shuts down a dummy corporation operation code named SWORDFISH, they had generated $400 million which they let sit around; years of compound interest has swelled it to $9.5 billion. A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell, headed by Gabriel, wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away behind super-encryption. He brings in convicted hacker Stanley, who only wants to see his daughter Holly again but can't afford the legal fees, to slice into the government mainframes and get the money
Predator by John McTiernan( Visual )

44 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waging an all-out war against an unseen enemy, a force more powerful and deadly than any on Earth. That is because this predator is not of this Earth
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Miranda Grey is a clinical psychologist who works alongside her husband, Doug, in the mental ward of a top security prison, where Miranda has been devoting much of her attention to a clever but deeply disturbed murderer named Chloe. One night, Miranda has a hideous nightmare in which a chance meeting with a strange young girl. Once she wakes, however, Miranda discovers that the real horror has just begun
Kiss kiss bang bang by Shane Black( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While fleeing from the cops, small time hood Harry Lockhart stumbles into an acting audition. He does so well he goes to Hollywood. While there, Harry pursues a girl he loved in high school and ends up geting caught up in twisted murder mystery. His only chance of getting out alive is a private detective named Gay Perry, who also works as a consultant for movies
Lethal Weapon 4 by Richard Donner( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buddy cop action comedy. Family man Murtaugh is partner to loose cannon Riggs, who may or may not marry his girlfriend
 
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Alternative Names
Džoel Silver

Joel Silver americký podnikatel

Joel Silver Amerikaans filmproducent

Joel Silver producteur de films américain

Joel Silver productor de cine estauxunidense

Joel Silver produttore cinematografico statunitense

Joel Silver US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Joel Silver yhdysvaltalainen elokuvatuottaja

Τζόελ Σίλβερ

Джоел Силвър

Джоел Сільва американський бізнесмен

Джоэл Сильвер

Џоел Силвер

Ջոել Սիլվեր ամերիկացի գործարար

ג'ואל סילבר

جوئل سیلور تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

জোয়েল সিলভার

조엘 실버

ジョエル・シルバー

喬·西佛

祖·舒路華

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