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De Palma, Brian

Works: 491 works in 1,906 publications in 9 languages and 26,693 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Spy films  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Horror films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Production personnel, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Creator, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Brian De Palma
Publications by Brian De Palma
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Scarface by Brian De Palma( visu )
116 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,804 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the 1932 classic of the same title, Scarface follows the violent career of a smalltime Cuban refugee hoodlum who guns his way to the top of Miami's cocaine empire
Mission, impossible by Brian De Palma( visu )
98 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,780 libraries worldwide
A secret agent framed for the deaths of his espionage team, tries to discover the truth
The untouchables by Brian De Palma( visu )
93 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,556 libraries worldwide
A larger-than-life depiction of Al Capone, the warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago ... and Eliot Ness, the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. In this classic confrontation between good and evil, Ness learns, with the help of a cop named Malone, how to beat the mob by shooting fast and shooting first
Carrie by Brian De Palma( visu )
111 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,043 libraries worldwide
Based on the best-selling Stephen King novel, Carrie catches the mind, shakes it and refuses to let it go. Starring Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie, John Travolta and Amy Irving, this ultimate revenge fantasy is one of the all-time great horror classics! At the center of the terror is Carrie, a tortured high-school misfit with no confidence, no friends...and no idea about the extent of her secret powers of telekinesis. But when her psychotic mother and sadistic classmates finally go too far, the once-shy teen becomes an unrestrained, vengeance-seeking powerhouse who, with the help of her "special gift," causes all hell to break loose in a famed cinematic frenzy of blood, fire and brimstone!
The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy( visu )
44 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
Set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short - also known as The Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. With a corpse so mutilated, the photos are kept from the public. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police departmen. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel
Carlito's way by Brian De Palma( visu )
62 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
After getting out of jail, a Puerto Rican drug lord wants to go straight, but his cohorts in the New York Underworld won't let him
Blow out by Brian De Palma( visu )
61 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,151 libraries worldwide
Jack is a movie sound-effects man who believes he has accidentally recorded a political assassination. He enlists the help of Sally, a possible eyewitness to the crime who may be in danger herself, to uncover the truth. With its jolting stylistic flourishes, intricate plot, profoundly felt characterizations, and gritty evocation of early-1980s Philadelphia, this is an American paranoia thriller unlike any other, as well as a devilish reflection on the act of movie making
Casualties of war by Brian De Palma( visu )
32 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of a squad of soldiers caught in the moral dilemma of wartime Vietnam ; and of how one soldier who witnesses a vile crime is forced to stand alone against his fellow soldiers. DVD
Mission to Mars by Brian De Palma( visu )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 957 libraries worldwide
NASA launches a Mars Recovery Mission to investigate and bring back survivors from the first manned mission to Mars which has mysteriously disappeared
Snake Eyes by Brian De Palma( visu )
38 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 677 libraries worldwide
A flamboyant Atlantic City police detective goes to watch a heavyweight championship fight and cash in on the hectic betting. Suddenly, gunfire cuts down a ringside government official and Santoro has 14,000 suspects. The clues all lead to a shattering truth Santoro does not want to believe
The Bonfire of the vanities by Brian De Palma( visu )
43 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 672 libraries worldwide
A Wall Street wheeler-dealer has everything going his way. But one night, in the right car with the wrong woman, he took a wrong turn at the wrong place, and nothing has gone right ever since!
Dressed to kill by Brian De Palma( visu )
60 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 646 libraries worldwide
"Caine plays the part of a psychiatrist to a woman who is murdered early in the film. He is initially reluctant to help the police. The detective assigned to the murder seems happy to do nothing, leaving the investigation to a prostitute who witnessed the murder and the son of the deceased"--Internet Movie Database
Femme fatale by Brian De Palma( visu )
43 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 630 libraries worldwide
An alluring seductress is suddenly exposed to the world, including her enemies, by a voyeuristic photographer who becomes ensnared in her surreal quest for revenge
Body double by Brian De Palma( visu )
36 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 603 libraries worldwide
A house-sitting actor finds himself obsessed with his beautiful neighbor. When she is brutally murdered, he engages the unwitting key to the crime, porn queen Holly Body, to help him catch the killer
Sisters by Brian De Palma( visu )
17 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Two sisters, joined at birth as Siamese twins, are separated in late adolescence. One is lovely, gentle, kind ... the other is quite mad
Passion by Brian De Palma( visu )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 380 libraries worldwide
At a Berlin ad agency, an outgoing American and her no-nonsense European colleague engage in an escalating personal and professional rivalry that quickly becomes a deadly power struggle
Phantom of the Paradise by Brian De Palma( visu )
48 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 327 libraries worldwide
An outrageous horror-rock comedy cult movie and satire on the music business. A freak accident leaves a meek rock composer horribly disfigured; he hides his face beneath an eerie mask and haunts the Paradise Theatre, seeking revenge
Redacted by Brian De Palma( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Centered around a small group of American soldiers stationed at a checkpoint in Iraq. Alternates points of view between these soldiers, the media and the local Iraqi people illuminating how each group is deeply affected by the current conflict and their encounters with each other. The POVs are presented as a video diary, footage from a documentary-in-progress, a website's streaming video, surveillance cameras, and cellphone images
Raising cain by Brian De Palma( visu )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 309 libraries worldwide
When Jenny's husband, a respected psychologist, takes a year off to help raise their daughter, she is totally unprepared for the emergence of his multiple personalities and the fiendish plot to recreate the infamous experiments of his deranged father
Obsession by Brian De Palma( visu )
40 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 259 libraries worldwide
A tenth wedding anniversary celebration ends tragically when Michael Courtland discovers that his wife and 9-year-old daughter have been kidnapped. In an attempt to trap the criminals, counterfeit money is used to pay the ransom, but the plan fails and the wife and child are never recovered. Ten years later he meets the double of his dead wife and on the eve of their wedding, she disappears and he is drawn into a strange plot to recreate the past
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Alternative Names
De Palma, Brian Russell 1940-
DePalma, Brian.
DePalma, Brian 1940-
Palma, Brian de.
Palma, Brian de, 1940-
Palma, Brian Russell de 1940-
Russel, Brian
דה פלמה, בריאן. קמפבל, בלאק
デ・パルマ, ブライアン
ディ・パーマ, ブライアン
English (743)
French (86)
German (59)
Spanish (49)
Multiple languages (35)
Italian (26)
Japanese (5)
Catalan (3)
Czech (1)
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