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Marshall, Alan 1938-

Works: 65 works in 272 publications in 5 languages and 8,974 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Musicals  Fiction  History  Musical films  Romance films  Humor 
Roles: Producer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Alan Marshall
Publications by Alan Marshall
Most widely held works by Alan Marshall
Basic instinct by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
32 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
A woman becomes a prime suspect when her boyfriend is brutally murdered, a crime she had described in her latest novel. The detective investigating the murder soon becomes embroiled in the case that could cost him his life
Fame by Alan Parker( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
Story about students at the High School of Performing Arts, New York. Dance sequences include an audition, classes, a ballet solo by Antonia Franceschi, and the ensemble numbers "Fame" and "I sing the body electric."
Starship troopers by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
A handful of dedicated young soldiers must rise to the challenge of intergalactic warfare with a species of terrifying alien insects that threaten to eliminate the human race
Midnight express by Alan Parker( visu )
18 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
This film is based on a true story. William Hayes, a naive young American vacationing with his girlfriend in Istanbul, Turkey, tries to smuggle a couple of kilos of hash out of the country. He is caught, thrown into a Turkish prison, and subsequently raped, tortured, and forced into the brutality that defines the inmates' constant struggle for survival. There are other foreigners there, many for smuggling, and word is that the only way out of the jail is by dying, or taking "the midnight express." Max, his friend and fellow inmate swears, "That train doesn't run around here."
Hollow man by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
After years of experimentation, Dr. Sebastian Caine, a brilliant but arrogant scientist working for the Defense Department, has successfully transformed mammals to an invisible state and brought them back to their original physical form. Determined to achieve the ultimate breakthrough, Caine instructs his team to move on to phase III: human experimentation. Dr. Caine uses himself as the first subject
Jacob's ladder by Adrian Lyne( visu )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
Jacob is a man living in a nightmare. Having survived Vietnam, he's back home in New York City. But memories of both his wartime demons and the accidental death of his son haunt and terrorize him. Jacob's grip on reality begins to slip and only his friend can save him
Angel heart by Alan Parker( visu )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
A down on his luck detective travels from the tough streets of Brooklyn, to the hot jazz clubs of New Orleans, and finally to voodoo rituals in the swamps of Louisiana
Cliffhanger by Renny Harlin( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Rocky Mountain rescue workers discover a distress call to locate five climbers is really a trap set by a merciless international terrorist, and millions of dollars and their own lives hang in the balance
Pink Floyd the wall by Alan Parker( visu )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Told with music rather than conventional dialogue, follows the descent of a burned out rock performer as he sits in his motel room watching war movies and slowly losing touch with reality
Birdy by Alan Parker( visu )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 355 libraries worldwide
"To escape an irrational world, Birdy (Modine), a Vietnam veteran, sits in an almost catatonic state in an Army hospital, where he has come to believe he is one of the feathered creatures of his boyhood dreams. In an effort to break Birdy's silence, his psychiatrist brings in Al Columbato (Cage), Birdy's loyal best friend of his youth. Al desperately tries to reach the disturbed Birdy and bring him back to reality. The answer may lie in their youth, where the eccentric Birdy first donned wings and the happy-go-lucky Al helped him to fly"--Container
Showgirls by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 200 libraries worldwide
"Nomi Malone has what it takes to make it as a Las Vegas showgirl-- what she doesn't have is a way in. To survive, she accepts the only job available: lap dancing at a seedy club. And when she meets Cristal, Vegas' reigning showgirl, Nomi wants everything she has-- including her boyfriend. And as Nomi dives deeper into the world she so desperately desires, a rivalry between the two women heats up. The battle for the spotlight becomes so fiercely competitive that it drives Nomi to desperate lengths-- and devious heights-- for fame in Sin City."--Container
Another country by Marek Kanievska( visu )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 143 libraries worldwide
An elderly, exiled British spy remembers his days at an English boarding school in the 1930s. In school, he fell in love with a male classmate, explored his homosexuality, and was exposed to Marxist ideas, both contributing to his activities as a spy. Based on the life of former Cambridge spy Guy Burgess
Bugsy Malone by Alan Parker( visu )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 67 libraries worldwide
A gangster musical set in 1929 New York City is performed by an all-child cast
House on haunted hill ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
House on Haunted Hill: A homeowner offers five strangers ten thousand dollars if they can last out the night in his house
Starship troopers trilogy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Starship troopers 3: Col. Johnny Rico is back to lead his team on a secret mission to rescue a small crew of troopers stranded on the remote planet of OM-1. Battling bugs, both new and old, the new "Marauder" advanced weapons technology may be their only hope against a treasonous element operating within the Federation itself. As Captain Lola Beck and the rest of the starship crew fight to survive in the harsh conditions, it begins to dawn on them that something on OM-1 is very, very wrong. This time the bugs have a secret weapon that could destroy humanity
Homeboy by Michael Seresin( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Johnny Walker es un maduro boxeador, tímido y algo retrasado, que trabaja en un club nocturno. Ya es demasiado viejo para boxear, pero aún así gana la primera pelea que su promotor le consigue para darle una nueva oportunidad. Tras el combate, conoce a dos personas que tendrán una gran influencia en su vida: Pendergras, un mediocre animador de club, y Ruby, una mujer que regenta un tiovivo y de la cual es enamora
4 movie collection Hollywood hists ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The last detail: Two hard -boiled career petty officers, Buddusky and Mulhall, are detailed to take a young sailor, Meadows, from a Virgina naval base to a New Hampshire naval prison to serve an eight-year sentence for a trivial offense. Buddusky and Mulhall take a liking to Meadows and are determined to show him a good time on their journey north. their escapades begin in Washington where they narrowly escape a bar fight, then get blind drunk in their hotel room. In New York, they tangle with some Marines, and in Boston, Buddusky takes Meadows to a brothel for his first intimate experience. finally, after reluctantly turning in Meadows, Buddusky and Mulhall realize they are as much prisoners of their own world as Meadows is of his
Pink Floyd The wall movie ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A burned-out rock performer sits in a motel room watching war movies and slowly loses touch with reality
Instinto básico Basic instinct ( visu )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Un inspector de policía, ex-drogadicto y ex-alcohólico, debe hacerse cargo del caso del asesinato de un magnate de la música. Descubre que el asesino se ha basado en una de las novelas de Catherine Tramell, la principal sospechosa
El Expreso de Medianoche Midnight express ( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Marshall, Alan
English (179)
Spanish (23)
Catalan (3)
Italian (1)
French (1)
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