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Ziskin, Laura

Overview
Works: 95 works in 302 publications in 7 languages and 17,711 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Motion picture plays  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Superhero films  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Producer, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Laura Ziskin
Publications by Laura Ziskin
Publications by Laura Ziskin, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Laura Ziskin
 
Most widely held works by Laura Ziskin
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( visu )
41 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,913 libraries worldwide
After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( visu )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,782 libraries worldwide
When being Spider-Man becomes too much for Peter Parker to handle, he makes a drastic decision to hang up his Spider-Man suit and stop being a crime-fighter. But a new enemy has arisen. A brilliant scientist has been accidentally transformed into a raging monster known as Doc Ock and kidnaps Mary Jane
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( visu )
30 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,523 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
The amazing Spider-Man by Marc Webb( visu )
22 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,982 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner
The butler ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,696 libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( visu )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,214 libraries worldwide
Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable therapy patient, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor leaves town to go on a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows--showing up unexpectedly at the therapist's lakeside retreat. Bob becomes the houseguest that just won't leave
To die for ( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and German and held by 849 libraries worldwide
Suzanne Stone has always dreamed of being on TV, and she's dead-set on making that dream come true. But there is just one obstacle, Larry Maretto, her husband. So, Suzanne convinces a love-struck teenager to get Larry out of her way...for good
Stealth by W. D Richter( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
In the near future, the Navy develops a stealth fighter plane. On board piloting the jet is an artificial intelligence computer. The jet is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific to learn combat manuevers from the human pilots aboard. But when the computer develops a mind of its own, it's the humans who are charged with stopping it before it incites a war
The doctor ( visu )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Story of a man who becomes an extraordinary surgeon once he experiences firsthand what it's like being on ordinary patient
Murphy's romance by Martin Ritt( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Fields plays a gutsy divorced mother eager to make it as a horse trainer on a small desert rach. The last thing she expected to find in Eunice, Arizona was love
Hero by Stephen Frears( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Italian and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Un imbroglioncello che teorizza l'egoismo, Bernie Laplante, si trova suo malgrado a salvare i passeggeri di un aereo precipitato. Tra i sopravvissuti c'è la giornalista televisiva Gale Gayley che crede di identificare il suo salvatore in un barbone, John Bubber, e ne fa un eroe nazionale. (Mereghetti)
Lee Daniels' the butler ( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story about Cecil Gaines, a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served seven Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
No way out by Roger Donaldson( visu )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
A powerful tale of intrigue set in the political whirl of Washington and the inner corridors of the Pentagon
Spider-Man 2.1 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker seems to be your average college student, but he just can't seem to catch any kind of a break. As far as his personal life is concerned, being Spider-man has brought him nothing but problems. Not only that, Mary Jane is engaged to astronaut John Jameson, and Peter is affraid that he may lose her forever. Pushed past his breaking point, Peter decides that he doesn't want to be Spider-man anymore. But a freak accident to Dr. Otto Octavius transforms him into Dr. Octopus, a super-villian with four metal tentacles coming out of him. Peter realizes that only Spider-man can stop him. Mary Jane gets caught in the middle. Harry Osborn is still wanting Peter dead and continues to blame him for the death of his father, Norman Osborn (a.k.a. The Green Goblin). Spider-man will have to push himself past his limits if he's going to survive
Spider-Man El hombre araña ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
What about Bob? (1991) shooting script by Laura Ziskin( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The amazing Spider-Man 2 : rise of electro ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner
Stealth Blue thunder ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Stealth (ca. 121 min.): In the near future, the Navy develops a stealth fighter plane. On board piloting the jet is an artificial intelligence computer. The jet is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific to learn combat maneuvers from the human pilots aboard. But when the computer develops a mind of its own, it's the humans who are charged with stopping it before it incites a war
Spider-Man Widescreen Special Edition ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
Spider-Man Spider-man 2 ; Spider-man 3 ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Spider-Man 2: Though Peter Parker tries to leave his crime-fighting life behind him in order to live an ordinary one, a new danger in the form of Doc Ock, forces him to return as Spider-Man, to save the city and the woman he loves
 
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Alternative Names
Ziskin, Laura Ellen 1950-2011
Languages
English (180)
Spanish (9)
German (3)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
French (1)
Polish (1)
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