WorldCat Identities

Marshall, Alan 1938-

Works: 30 works in 278 publications in 6 languages and 9,345 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Erotic films  Horror films  War films  Coming-of-age films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alan Marshall
Basic instinct by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

48 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman becomes a prime suspect when her boyfriend is brutally murdered, a crime she had described in her latest novel. The detective investigating the murder soon becomes embroiled in the case that could cost him his life
Fame by Alan Parker( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about students at the High School of Performing Arts, New York. Dance sequences include an audition, classes, a ballet solo by Antonia Franceschi, and the ensemble numbers "Fame" and "I sing the body electric."
Starship troopers by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starship troopers charts the lives of elite members of the mobile infantry, a corps of dedicated young men and women soldiers fighting side by side in the ultimate intergalactic war: the battle to save humankind. The enemy is mysterious and incredibly powerful with only one mission: survival of their species no matter what the human cost
Midnight express by Alan Parker( Visual )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is based on a true story. William Hayes, a naive young American vacationing with his girlfriend in Istanbul, Turkey, tries to smuggle a couple of kilos of hash out of the country. He is caught, thrown into a Turkish prison, and subsequently raped, tortured, and forced into the brutality that defines the inmates' constant struggle for survival. There are other foreigners there, many for smuggling, and word is that the only way out of the jail is by dying, or taking "the midnight express." Max, his friend and fellow inmate swears, "That train doesn't run around here."
Hollow man by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of experimentation, Dr. Sebastian Caine, a brilliant but arrogant scientist working for the Defense Department, has successfully transformed mammals to an invisible state and brought them back to their original physical form. Detemined to achieve the ultimate breakthrough, Caine instructs his team to move on to phase III: human experimentation. Dr. Caine uses himself as the first subject
Cliffhanger by Renny Harlin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky Mountain rescue workers discover a distress call to locate five climbers is really a trap set by a merciless international terrorist, and millions of dollars and their own lives hang in the balance
Jacob's ladder by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and German and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob is a man living in a nightmare. Having survived Vietnam, he's back home in New York City. But memories of both his wartime demons and the accidental death of his son haunt and terrorize him. Jacob's grip on reality begins to slip and only his friend can save him
Angel heart by Alan Parker( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Angel is hired for $125 a day to track down the big band singer Johnny Favourtie. What seems like a straight forward missing person case dramatically becomes a murder hunt for this down-and-out private detective. His client Louis Cyphre, a mysterious stranger, is forced to up his fee to keep Angel on the case. Each of Angel's leads ends up as a victim of a ritualistic act of murder as he begins to put together the pieces in the jigsaw of Johnnys' strange story ... The nightmare has only just begun
Pink Floyd the wall by Alan Parker( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of the wall" is told simply with the music of Pink Floyd, images and natural effects. There is no conventional dialogue to progress the narrative. The story is about Pink, a rock and roll performer, who sits locked in a hotel room, somewhere in Los Angeles. Too many shows, too much dope, too much applause, a burned out case. On the TV, an all too familiar war film flickers on the screen. We shuffle time and place, reality and nightmare as we venture into Pink's painful memories, each one a "brick" in the wall he has gradually built around his feelings
Birdy by Alan Parker( Visual )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To escape an irrational world, Birdy (Modine), a Vietnam veteran, sits in an almost catatonic state in an Army hospital, where he has come to believe he is one of the feathered creatures of his boyhood dreams. In an effort to break Birdy's silence, his psychiatrist brings in Al Columbato (Cage), Birdy's loyal best friend of his youth. Al desperately tries to reach the disturbed Birdy and bring him back to reality. The answer may lie in their youth, where the eccentric Birdy first donned wings and the happy-go-lucky Al helped him to fly"--Container
Showgirls by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nomi Malone has what it takes to make it as a Las Vegas showgirl-- what she doesn't have is a way in. To survive, she accepts the only job available: lap dancing at a seedy club. And when she meets Cristal, Vegas' reigning showgirl, Nomi wants everything she has-- including her boyfriend. And as Nomi dives deeper into the world she so desperately desires, a rivalry between the two women heats up. The battle for the spotlight becomes so fiercely competitive that it drives Nomi to deperate lengths-- and devious heights-- for fame in Sin City."--Container
Homeboy by Michael Seresin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Walker es un maduro boxeador, tímido y algo retrasado, que trabaja en un club nocturno. Ya es demasiado viejo para boxear, pero aún así gana la primera pelea que su promotor le consigue para darle una nueva oportunidad. Tras el combate, conoce a dos personas que tendrán una gran influencia en su vida: Pendergras, un mediocre animador de club, y Ruby, una mujer que regenta un tiovivo y de la cual es enamora
Pink Floyd The wall movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burned-out rock performer sits in a motel room watching war movies and slowly loses touch with reality
Instinto básico( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un inspector de policía, ex-drogadicto y ex-alcohólico, debe hacerse cargo del caso del asesinato de un magnate de la música. Descubre que el asesino se ha basado en una de las novelas de Catherine Tramell, la principal sospechosa
El Expreso de Medianoche Midnight express by Alan Parker( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selecció de pel·lícules per la seva temàtica
Bugsy Malone by Alan Parker( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bugsy Malone is an hilarious gangster musical set in New York, 1929. It is a world of would-be hoodlums. show girls and dreamers. But it is a world where you never see an adult
Birdy : le ali della libertà( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in Italian and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al (nicolas cage) ist der Extrovertierte: er redet gern und kann es mit den Girls gut. Birdy (matthew modine) ist der Introvertierte: er redet kaum, für ihn sind die Flügel eines Vogels dass eigene Nest. Er will mit sich alleine sein, in seiner eigenen Welt leben. Da lernen sich Al und Birdy kennen, in dem trostlosen Slum-Viertel der heruntergekommenen Strassen Süd-Philadelphias. Birdy, der immer davon träumt, ein Vogel zu werden und aus dem tristen Vorstadtleben davonzufliegen, und der lebensfrohe Al machen die Gegend unsicher. Bis der Vietnamkrieg die Freundschaft jäh auseinander reisst. Al wird von einer Mine schwer verwundet, Birdy gab der Krieg den Rest und er landet in einer trostlosen Irrenanstalt. Er glaubt ein Vogel zu sein. Ganz behutsam versucht Al, den Freund wieder aus seiner Traumwelt zu befreien. Al kommen Zweifel, ob das überhaupt richtig ist... (Quelle:
Shoot the moon( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners
Hollow man: director's cut( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollow man : director's cut: Brilliant scientist Sebastian Caine has one passion: to uncover the secrets of invisibility. Working with his research team in a top-secret government facility, Caine will stop at nothing to achieve his goal, even if it means making himself the project's first human guinea pig
Ein Hauch von Verworfenheit : Roman by Alan Marshall( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Starship troopers
Alternative Names
Alan Marshall britischer Filmproduzent

Marshall, Alan

Алан Маршалл продюсер

آلن مارشال تهیه‌کننده بریتانیایی


English (210)

Spanish (30)

German (8)

French (7)

Italian (4)

Catalan (3)

FameStarship troopersMidnight expressHollow manJacob's ladder