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Johnson, Mark 1945 December 27-

Works: 129 works in 538 publications in 6 languages and 40,864 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Surfing films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Television plays  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Author, Editor, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Mark Johnson
Most widely held works by Mark Johnson
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( Visual )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 3,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy decide to play hide-and-seek, and during the game Lucy discovers a mysterious wardrobe. She tucks herself inside and backs to the rear of the cabinet, there she finds herself in an entirely different world. The place is called Narnia, and it's been locked in winter for over 100 years by someone known as "The White Witch."
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )
62 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The four Pevensie children - Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy - return to Narnia, only to discover that hundreds of years have passed since they ruled there. Now, crowning himself king, the evil General Miraz has taken charge. The children enlist the help of a heroic mouse called Reepicheep. They set out find the exiled Prince Caspian, determined to see him rightfully named king
The rookie by Walt Disney( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blessed with an awesome fastball, in his 20's Jim Morris dreamt of pitching for Major League Baseball, but blew out his shoulder and retired without ever making it to "the Show." Now, he is a happily married high school science teacher raising a family and coaching the baseball team in a small Texas town. In his spare time, he practices pitching. His professional dreams are rekindled when his underachieving high school players, who have watched him pitch (his fastball clocks at 98 miles per hour), lay down a challenge: if they win the district championship, he will try out for the Majors - again
Chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( Visual )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Lucy and Edmund Pensive, along with their cousin Eustace, are swallowed into a painting and transported back to Narnia, they join King Caspian and a noble mouse named Reepicheep aboard the magnificent ship The Dawn Treader. The courageous voyagers travel to mysterious islands, confront mystical creatures, and reunite with the Great Lion Aslan and a mission that will determine the fate ofNarnia itself!
My sister's keeper by Cameron Diaz( Visual )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. Suddenly, their baby girl falls ill, and her only hope for survival rests in her parents' ability to find a compatible bone marrow donator. Their desperate decision to conceive another child raises both ethical and moral questions and begins to erode their relationship. Their actions ultimately set off a court case that threatens to tear the family apart
The natural by Barry Levinson( Visual )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. As a 14-year old he fashions a baseball bat from an oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability. His talent also catches the eye of a sportswriter who eventually becomes instrumental in Hobbs' career. The appearance of a mysterious woman, however, shatters his dream. Years later Hobbs reappears as a rookie for the New York Knights and has an opportunity to share in their race for the pennant
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an exotic childhood spent in India, young Sara Crewe finds herself in New York, immured in Miss Minchin girls' school as her father sails off to World War I. When he is lost, a severe reversal of fortune ensues. Thanks to him, Sara knows that "All girls are princesses ... even if they wear rags or are not pretty or smart." Summoning all the qualities of a true princess, patrician and bereft Sara uses her creativity and sense of self-worth to spin magic dreams that sustain her during her time of trial
The Alamo by Mark Johnson( Visual )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the spring of 1836, facing incredible odds, fewer than 200 ordinary men of all races defended a small Texas fort for 13 days against thousands of soldiers led by the dictator of Mexico. Based on this true story - The Alamo depicts what would become a legendary rallying cry for independence ... and a heroic fight for freedom!
Breaking bad ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an unremarkable chemistry teacher learns he has terminal cancer, he turns to an exciting life of crime to provide for his loved ones
Galaxy Quest by Dean Parisot( Visual )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For four years, the courageous crew of the NSEA Protector-- 'Commannder Peter Quincy Taggart, ' 'Lt. Tawny Madison, ' and 'Dr. Lazarus'-- set off on thrilling and often dangerous missions in space-- and then their series was cancelled! Now, twenty years later, aliens under attack have mistaken the Galaxy Quest television transmissions for 'historical documents' and beamed up the crew of has-been actors to save the universe. With no script, no director and no clue, the actors must turn in the performances of their lives."--Container
Won't back down ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frustrated by her dyslexic daughter's struggles at a failing inner-city school, Jamie Fitzpatrick tries to enroll her somewhere else. When this fails, Jamie recruits a disillusioned but caring teacher to try to fix the broken school
Donnie Brasco by Mike Newell( Visual )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This true story follows FBI agent Joe Pistone as he infiltrates the mafia of New York
The Banger sisters by Bob Dolman( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two former groupies used to get it on with every late 60's music legend with a guitar and a Y-chromosome. Decades later, Suzette is still her brassy, sassy self and Lavinia is now a proper suburban wife and mother. When Suzette loses her job, she seeks out her "sister". Once they get together, their two world's collide
My dog Skip ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the special time of growing up, children always need a special friend. Here are two of the best. My dog Skip is a memoir about a Jack Russell terrier who helps his young owner turn bullies into friends, outwit hapless moonshiners and even win the attention of the prettiest girl in school. Heroism is a dog named Shiloh in Shiloh 3 : Saving Shiloh, the concluding adventure in a series of three. The little beagle is a bundle of canine devotion--and a little bit of a detective, too--when he and his human pal Marty become involved in a murder mystery
Dragonfly by David Seltzer( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe, is a physician mourning the death of his wife Emily who died in South America, where she was providing medical outreach. Wracked by grief, Joe feels obligated to check in on his wife's pediatric patients, fulfilling a promise he made before she left. Visiting the ward, Joe starts to believe that Emily is using the near-death experiences of her terminal patients to communicate with him, through images the children report seeing in their dreams, and the symbols they are compelled to draw
Chasing Mavericks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams"--Container
Bless me, Ultima ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het turbulente leven van Antonio Marez, een jongen die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog opgroeit in de staat New Mexico in de Verenigde Staten en die verward raakt door zijn strenge katholieke opvoeding en de spirituele wereld van de mysterieuze vroedvrouw en genezeres Ultima die bij het gezin intrekt
Don't be afraid of the dark ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"While architect Alex Hurst (Pearce) and his new girlfriend Kim (Holmes) restore their Gthic mansion's period interiors, Alex's young daughter Sally (Madison) can investigate the macabre history and dark corners of the estate. Spurring Sally's investigation are the voices-rasping whispers who call out to her from the basement, who promise her understanding and friendship, who are so very hungry and would like to be set free. When Sally gives in to her curiosity, she opens a gateway into a hellish underworld from which on army of beady-eyed, sharp-clowed monsters emerge, small in size but endless in number. Confronted with the horror that now threatens to take her life and destroy her family, Sally desperately tries to warn the whole house, but there's just one problem: no one believes her."--Container
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Alternative Names
Johnson, Mark, 1945 Dec. 27-
Johnson, Mark M.
English (265)
Spanish (12)
German (10)
Italian (3)
French (2)
Russian (1)