WorldCat Identities

Franco, Larry J.

Overview
Works: 59 works in 260 publications in 5 languages and 16,300 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Fantasy films  Disaster films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Larry J Franco
Batman begins by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, Bruce returns to Gotham City and unleashed his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil
The Spiderwick chronicles by Mark S Waters ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared, a curious, adventurous boy, 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 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 Roland Emmerich ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,953 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
Jurassic Park III by Sam Neill ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,884 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
Hulk by Ang Lee ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scientist performs regeneration experiments on himself, and passes on the genes to his son, Bruce. Now Bruce is performing experiments that expose him to radiation and nanomeds, which combined with his unique genes, unleashes the Hulk
Anonymous ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,329 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
Escape from New York by John Carpenter ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison which houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container
Big trouble in Little China by John Carpenter ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 775 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 fianceĢ€e 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
Starman by John Carpenter ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When his spacecraft is shot down over Wisconsin, Starman arrives at the remote cabin of a distraught young widow, Jenny Hayden, and clones the form of her dead husband. The alien convinces Jenny to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he isn't picked up by his mothership in three days, he'll die. Hot on their trail are government agents, intent on capturing the alien, dead or alive. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion."--Container
Mars attacks! by Tim Burton ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Little green men from Mars attack Earth in an attempt to wipe out the human race. Earth fights back with an unexpected weapon. Take that, Martians!
They live by John Carpenter ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When two men put on special sunglasses they see aliens and subliminal messages
Jurassic Park adventure pack ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park III: Eight years after the InGen incident, Dr. Grant is happy with his life far from any dinosaurs other than the fossilized ones. Unfortunately, he is extremely short in research money, and therefore accepts the offer from a wealthy businessman. Originally issued in 2001
Prince of darkness by John Carpenter ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a priest opens a mysterious vessel hidden underneath a church he releases the essence of Satan
Jurassic Park ultimate trilogy by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dino' blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber
The Dark Knight trilogy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Batman begins: After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, Bruce returns to Gotham City and unleashes his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Starman: An alien, from a distant planet, lands in Wisconsin and arrives at the remote cabin of Jenny Hayden, a distraught young widow. The alien (Starman) convinces her to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he is not picked up by his mothership in three days he will die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion
John Carpenter, master of fear collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
They live: Aliens are gaining control of the earth by masquerading as humans and lulling the public into submission. Humanity's last chance lies with a lone drifter who stumbles upon a unique pair of sunglasses that reveal the terrifying and deadly truth
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
John Carpenter's Escape from New York ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison which houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!
October sky by Homer H Hickam ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Widescreen format Rated: PG (Adult themes, low level coarse language). Based on the book Rocket boys by Homer H Hickman
 
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Alternative Names
Franco, Larry.
Franco, Larry 1949-
Franco, Larry J., 1949-
Franco, Larry Joseph, 1949-
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