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O'Bannon, Dan

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Most widely held works by Dan O'Bannon
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

108 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discover a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left
Total recall by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

59 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2084 a worker leaves Earth for the mind-bending nightmarish reality of a Martian mining colony ruled over by a dictator who can alter reality to suit his whims
Aliens by James Cameron( Visual )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping an encounter with aliens, the only survivor is asked to return to the scene as an advisor for a group of disbelieving Marines
AVP Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible adventure begins when the discovery of an ancient pyramid buried in Antarctica sends a team of scientists and adventures to the frozen continent. There, they make an even more terrifying discovery: two alien races engaged in the ultimate battle. Whoever wins ... we lose
Aliens vs. Predator requiem( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a creature known as a Predalien crash lands in a small town, the people are caught in a war between the Aliens and the Predator
Alien by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This was not their galaxy. The seven travelers woke from their long cold sleep to discover that the planet they were closest to was emitting a distress signal. By space law, they must descend, explore and render assistance. But, they would go armed. For who could tell what being called to them -- or why. All they knew was that it was alien
Blue Thunder by John Badham( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chosen to test Blue Thunder, Frank Murphy is amazed by the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind Blue Thunder, Murphy and his partner Lymangood soon discover that the remarkable craft is slated for use as the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control. Jeopardized after being discovered by sinister Colonel Cochrane, Murphy flies Blue Thunder against military aircraft in a spellbinding contest over Los Angeles."--Container
Alien quadrilogy by Ridley Scott( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Dark Star by John Carpenter( Visual )

46 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark Star is a futuristic scoutship traveling far in advance of colony ships. Armed with Exponential Thermostellar bombs, it prowls the unstable planets. But there is one obstacle that it's crewmembers did not count on--one of the ship's thinking and talking bombs is lodged in the bay, threatening to destroy the entire ship and crew
The return of the living dead by Dan O'Bannon( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and German and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On his first day on the job at an army surplus store, poor Freddy unwittingly releases nerve gas from a secret U.S. military canister, unleashing an unbelievable terror. The gas re-animates an army of corpses, who arise from their graves with a ravenous hunger ... for human brains! And luckily for those carnivorous cadavers, there is a group of partying teens nearby, just waiting to be eaten!"--Container
Alien by David Fincher( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Ripley is the only survivor when her spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, an area inhabited by former inmates of the planet's prison. Ripley fears an Alien was aboard her ship and soon evidence begins to appear. Without modern technology, she must lead the inmates into battle with the horrible creature
Alien resurrection by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Ripley died fighting the perfect predator. Two hundred years and eight horrfic experiments later, she's back. She has been cloned along with the alien queen inside her
Lifeforce( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and French and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a space exploration team travels to examine Halley's Comet, they find an alien spacecraft whose occupants carry a deadly secret. Spacelings take over the bodies of the humans and return to earth
Aliens : novelization by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memory would stay with Ripley forever, a creature dripping acid blood just inches away from her. It had torn the rest of her ship's crew to shreds, but she had escaped. And now she had been rescued; after 57 years in hypersleep, safe at last. But not for long
AVP( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Colorado town becomes the battleground between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial lifeforms - the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien facehuggers are released in the crash. Also released is a hybrid Alien/Predator. A man and his son hunting in the forest near the crash site soon become the first victims of the facehuggers. A Predator receives data about the crash on his home planet and he comes to Earth. One at a time, the inhabitants of the town become targets of the Aliens and the Predator. The National Guard is called in, but they are unable to stop the deadly creatures. A plan is set in motion to destroy the town with a nuclear device
Alien by Dan O'Bannon( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and German and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the crew of the space-tug Nostromo answers a distress signal from a desolate planet, they discover a deadly life form that breeds within a human host. And so the horror begins ..." [box cover note]
Total recall by Piers Anthony( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and Polish and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas Quaid must travel across the solar system in order to discover what secrets are locked away in memories that he can't trace
Dead & buried( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man returns to his home town to be its sheriff. His job becomes difficult when strangers visit the town and die in violent and mysterious ways. He discovers that his troubles have an occult origin that has to do with the town's elderly mortician
Alien triple pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aliens: Ripley's stories of the alien are met with skepticism until colonists on another planet begin disappearing
Invaders from Mars( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remake of the 1950s classic film. A boy battles the hideous Martians who have "taken over" his parents and seek to take over the world
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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Alternative Names
Bannon D.

Bannon, Daniel.

Bannon, Daniel O' 1946-2009

Dan O’Bannon US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

Dan O'Bannon Amerikaans filmacteur

Dan O'Bannon cinaste amricain

Dan O'Bannon sceneggiatore, attore e regista statunitense

O'Bannon, Daniel Thomas.

O'Bannon, Daniel Thomas 1946-2009

Ден О'Бенон

Дэн О’Бэннон

دان اوبانون فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی


Total recallAlienBlue ThunderDark Star