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Monahan, William

Overview
Works: 63 works in 348 publications in 7 languages and 11,566 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Film adaptations  War films  History  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Police films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Scenarist, Conceptor, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about William Monahan
Publications by William Monahan
Most widely held works by William Monahan
The Departed by Martin Scorsese( visu )
86 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,720 libraries worldwide
In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Colin is rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, they each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott( visu )
66 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,037 libraries worldwide
Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight
Body of lies by David Ignatius( visu )
29 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,746 libraries worldwide
CIA operative Roger Ferris is on a covert mission. He is working in Jordan and searching for terrorists who have been bombing civilian targets. Ferris uncovers information on the Islamist mastermind Al-Saleem. He devises a plan to infiltrate Al-Saleem's terrorist network with the help of his Langley boss, Ed Hoffman. Ferris enlists the help of the Chief of Jordanian Intelligence, Hani Salaam on this operation, but what he is not certain of is how far he can trust him without putting his life in danger. The uneasy alliance leads to a cultural and moral clash between the men
Edge of darkness by Troy Kennedy Martin( visu )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,360 libraries worldwide
The bullet that killed his daughter was meant for Boston cop Thomas Craven. That's what police brass and Craven himself think, but that's not what the investigation finds. Clue after clue and witness after witness, the search leads him into a shadowy realm where money and political intrigue intersect. If Craven wasn't a target before, he, and anyone linked to his inquiry, now is
The gambler by Karel Reisz( visu )
16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,295 libraries worldwide
Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Jim Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank, a loan shark with an interest in Bennett's future
London Boulevard by William Monahan( visu )
35 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 702 libraries worldwide
An ex-con hired to look after a reclusive young actress finds himself falling in love, which puts him in direct confrontation with one of London's most vicious gangsters
Light house : a trifle by William Monahan( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 473 libraries worldwide
"An eccentric band of misfits find themselves marooned by a nor'easter at this bed and breakfast, a cast of characters who at once castigate and celebrate their literary comrades who have gone before."--Jacket
Mojave ( visu )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
It is a classic, cerebral thriller about a brilliant artist, Thomas, who attempts to escape his privileged existence by heading out to the desert, only to encounter homicidal, chameleon-like drifter Jack. Their first encounter at a campfire sets up a nonstop, violent duel of physical and intellectual equals, a chase that moves from the spectacular vistas of the American desert to a noir Los Angeles, were Thomas₂s notoriety as an artist is revealed
Mensonges d'état by Ridley Scott( visu )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and French and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Un ancien journaliste recruté par la CIA pour traquer un terroriste est déchiré entre devoir et conscience ... De l'intrigue, du high-tech, de l'adrénaline : un bon thriller sur les faux-semblants
The departed by William Monahan( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
In South Boston, the Massachusetts State Police are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Colin is rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself
Retirement and migration in the north central states; retired persons in three Wisconsin communities by William Monahan( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Unknown Edge of darkness ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Edge of darkness: The bullet that killed his daughter was meant for Boston cop Thomas Craven. That's what police brass and Craven himself think, but that's not what the investigation finds. Clue after clue and witness after witness, the search leads him into a shadowy realm where money and political intrigue intersect. If Craven wasn't a target before, he, and anyone linked to his inquiry, now is
Double feature Kingdom of heaven, Master and commander: the far side of the world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Master and commander: the far side of the world (based on the novels of Patrick O'Brian): During the Napoleonic Wars, the H.M.S. Surprise, a British frigate, is under the command of Captain Jack Aubrey. Aubrey and the Surprise's current orders are to track and capture or destroy the Acheron, a French privateer. The Acheron is currently in the Atlantic off South America headed toward the Pacific to extend Napoleon's reach. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after learning in the first devastating battle that the Acheron is bigger and faster, putting the Surprise at a disadvantage. The Captain's single-mindedness in this seemingly suicidal mission puts Aubrey at odds with the ship's doctor and naturalist, Stephen Maturin, his most trusted advisor and closest friend
The departed / #211 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Undercover cop Billy Costigan infiltrates the mob syndicate, and quickly gains the confidence of gangland chief Frank Costello. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, but when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin must each race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself
In the name of the king a Dungeon Siege tale by Uwe Boll( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Kingdom of Heaven: Orlando Bloom stars as Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, who, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight
Kingdom of heaven ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
In the Name of the King 3: Contract killer Hazen Kaine is determined to quit the business after carrying out one last job involving a European royal family. The mission takes an epic turn when Kaine is transported back to the Middle Ages through a priceless heirloom worn by one of the family members. Now he must fight a vast army and a fire-breathing dragon in an all-out battle for survival
The departed Infiltracja ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Master and commander. Kingdom of heaven the far side of the world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Departed - unter Feinden ( file )
2 editions published in 2007 in Multiple languages and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The departed (2006) shooting script by Sui Fai Mak( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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William Monahan Amerikaans scenarioschrijver
William Monahan amerikansk manusforfattar
William Monahan amerikansk manusförfattare
William Monahan amerikansk manusforfatter
William Monahan amerikansk manuskriptforfatter
William Monahan cinéaste
William Monahan sceneggiatore e romanziere statunitense
William Monahan US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller
Уильям Монахэн
Ուիլիամ Մոնահեն
وليام موناهان
ویلیام موناهان فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی
უილიამ მონაჰენი
모나한, 윌리엄 1960-
ウィリアム・モナハン
Languages
English (211)
German (29)
French (20)
Spanish (13)
Multiple languages (7)
Italian (4)
Turkish (1)
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