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Burns, Scott Z.

Overview
Works: 62 works in 342 publications in 8 languages and 13,812 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Educational films  Filmed lectures  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Director, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Scott Z Burns
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

50 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 4,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
The Bourne ultimatum by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

79 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, Jason Bourne emerges from hiding and into chaos. His return this time prompted inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross. Ross's writing is unveiling Operation Blackbriar--an upgrade to Project Treadstone--in a series of newspaper columns which have woken, and profoundly disturbed, Bourne's former masters. Bourne must uncover and eradicate the sources of their paranoia, before they eradicate him. Clawing his way out of madness, Jason Bourne has regained his conscience even though he has lost most of his mind
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

49 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak
The informant! by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

39 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre. The FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent
Side Effects by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

32 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects
Pu-239( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working at a nuclear power plant, Timofey is exposed to a deadly dose of radiation while trying to avert a plant disaster. Instead of rewarding Timofey for his efforts, the plant treats him as a scapegoat, offering no compensation to him or his family. Desperate to provide security for his wife and son, Timofey steals a small amount of PU-239 - weapons-grade- plutonium - and heads to Moscow to sell it on the black market. Timofey struggles to make the sale, his efforts resulting in deadly consequences
The Bourne trilogy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Bourne ultimatum, Bourne is inadvertently brought out of hiding by London-based reporter Simon Ross. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally, ultimately, uncover his dark past while dodging renewed efforts to eradicate him
An inconvenient sequel : truth to power by Al Gore( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes - in moments both private and public, funny and poignant - as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion
The library by Scott Z Burns( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school; media narratives differ from her story of the incident
The mercy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story of Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) an amateur sailor who competed in the 1968 Sunday times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping. With an unfinished boat and his business and house on the line, Donald leaves his wife, Clare (Rachel Weisz) and their children behind, hesitantly embarking on an adventure on his boat the Teignmouth Electron
Contglion( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a woman returns to the U.S. from a business trip to Hong Kong, bringing a deadly virus with her, virologists from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization race to find a cure before it wipes out humanity
L'Infiltr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre. The FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent
Contagion (v.f.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak
Outbreak by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outbreak: "A virologist tries to stave off a global biological meltdown. [...] [Picture of chimpanzee] This animal carries a deadly virus-- and the greatest medical crisis in the wold is about to happen. Try to remain calm."--container
Contagion : [screenplay] by Scott Z Burns( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a woman returns to the U.S. from a business trip to Hong Kong, bringing a deadly virus with her, virologists from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization race to find a cure before it wipes out humanity
La vengeance dans la peau "The Bourne ultimatum" by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un tueur doit affronter un terroriste qui le persécute. Le tueur aura fort à faire, puisque ledit terroriste a accès à maintes ressources et que des responsables du gouvernement des Etats-Unis ont des plans en ce qui le concerne
Efectos secundarios = Personal effects by Adolf Winkelmann( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily y Martin son una próspera pareja neoyorquina, cuyo mundo se desmorona cuando ella intenta suicidarse. Incapaz de superar su depresión, Emily acepta seguir una neuva medicación recetada por su psiquiatra, el Dr. Jonathan Banks, pensada para calmar la ansiedad. Pero el fármaco comienza a tener inesperados efectos secundarios que amenazan con destruir las vidas de todos los implicados
El Ultimátum de Bourne by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treadstone, el programa de operaciones secretas que creó a Bourne, ya no existe. Ha sido absorbido por el programa Blackbriar, del Departamento de Defensa, que ha lanzado a la calle una nueva generación de asesinos profesionales para eliminar a Bourne
The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourne is once again brought out of hiding. This time, inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross. Simon is trying to unveil Operation BlackBriar which is an upgrade to Project Treadstone, by writing about it in a series of newspaper columns. Bourne sets up a meeting with Ross and realizes instantly they're being scanned. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally, ultimately, uncover his dark past whilst dodging The Company's best efforts in trying to eradicate him
The informant! by Scott Z Burns( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre. The FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent
 
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Burns, Scott

Burns Scott 1962-....

Burns, Scott Z.

Scott Z. Burns American screenwriter, producer, and director

Scott Z. Burns americký scenárista

Scott Z. Burns Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Scott Z. Burns sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Скотт Бёрнс

סקוט ז. ברנז

اسکات زد. برنس

سكوت بورنس

번스, 스콧 Z. 1962-

スコット・Z・バーンズ

斯科特·Z.伯恩斯

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