WorldCat Identities

Franco, Larry J.

Works: 43 works in 351 publications in 9 languages and 22,441 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Horror films  Crime films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Larry J Franco
The Dark Knight by Christian Bale( Visual )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

51 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined
The Spiderwick chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared is a curious, adventurous boy who quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved. He is the intellectual twin, but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside
2012 by Stills & Nash Crosby( Visual )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world
Hulk by Ang Lee( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Banner is involved in a freak lab accident exposing him to gamma radiation. As a result, whenever the mild-mannered man becomes angry, he transforms into a huge, rampaging creature that destroys everything in his path
October sky by Joe Johnston( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer Hickam, the introspective son of a mine superintendent and a mother determined to get him out of Coalwood, West Virginia, forever, nurtures a dream to send rockets into outer space--an ambition that changes his life and the lives of everyone living in Coalwood in 1957
Anonymous by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, Anonymous speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds... who was the author of the plays credited to William Shakespeare? Anonymous poses one possible answer, focusing on a time when cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for power were exposed in the most unlikely of places: the London stage."--Container
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A John Cale, un agente de policía del Capitolio, le acaban de negar el trabajo de sus sueños protegiendo al presidente James Sawyer con el Servicio Secreto. Para no decepcionar a su hija con la mala noticia, la lleva a hacer un tour por la Casa Blanca. Durante la visita, el complejo es asaltado por un grupo paramilitar fuertemente armado. Ahora, con el gobierno de la nación sumido en el caos y el tiempo agotándose, Cale tendrá que salvar al presidente, a su hija y al país
Mars attacks! by Tim Burton( Visual )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth
Halloween by John Carpenter( Visual )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US president ... crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and form Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken ... But time is short. In 24 hours, an explosive device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container
Big trouble in Little China by John Carpenter( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Burton, a tough-talking, wisecracking truck driver whose hum-drum life on the road takes a sudden supernatural tailspin when his best friend's fiancèe is kidnapped. Speeding to the rescue, Jack finds himself deep beneath San Francisco's Chinatown, in a murky, creature-filled world ruled by Lo Pan, a 2000-year-old magician who mercilessly presides over an empire of spirits. Dodging demons and facing baffling terrors, Jack battles his way through Lo Pan's dark domain in a full-throttle, action-riddled ride to rescue the girl
They live by John Carpenter( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two men put on special sunglasses they see aliens and subliminal messages
Prince of darkness by John Carpenter( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Master horror movie director John Carpenter conjures up hordes of beetles, ants, worms, zombies, and Satan himself to war on mankind."
John Carpenter's They live( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two men put on special sunglasses they see subliminal messages and the aliens that have taken over the earth
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact
Nuttin' but Nat by Larry J Franco( )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Dark Knight
Alternative Names
Franco, Larry.

Franco, Larry 1949-

Franco, Larry J. 1949-

Franco, Larry Joseph 1949-

Larry J. Franco Amerikaans filmproducent

Larry J. Franco cinéaste américain

Larry J. Franco produttore cinematografico statunitense

Larry J. Franco US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Ларри Дж. Франко

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לארי ג'יי פרנקו

لری جی فرانکو تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

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