WorldCat Identities

Shusett, Ronald

Works: 117 works in 611 publications in 11 languages and 12,195 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Science fiction  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Monster films  Police films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Creator, Producer, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Adapter, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ronald Shusett
Alien by David Fincher( Visual )

153 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers 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 )

89 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,344 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 dictator who can alter reality to suit his whims
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special police unit of people gifted with precognition keeps future crimes from happening until corruption invades their ranks
AVP : Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 952 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 )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 766 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
Aliens by James Cameron( Visual )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Alien, Ripley is the only survivor from mankind's first encounter with the monstrous Alien. Her account of the Alien and the fate of her crew are received with skepticism--until the mysterious disappearnce of colonists on LV-426 lead her to join a team of high-tech colonial marines sent in to investigate
Alien by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

25 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 510 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
Above the law by Andrew Davis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chicago cop realizes he is on to something big as suspects collared in a recent drug raid are allowed to walk and he is asked to turn in his badge
Freejack by Geoff Murphy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bounty hunters from the future raid the present to provide new bodies for the super rich in this science-fiction thriller. Race car driver Alex Furlong is snatched from his cockpit and hurled into the future. Dead and running for his life, he's a "freejack," a stranger in the strangest of lands, and a relentless "bonejacker" can collect millions by bringing Alex in
Aliens : novelization by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 150 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
Steven Seagal collection : 4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Above the law: Nico Toscani is a martial arts expert who was recruited by the CIA to serve a mission in Vietnam. 15 years later as a Chicago cop, he comes up against the same people he dealt with during that mission
Total recall by Piers Anthony( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is reality when you can't trust your memory. Arnold Schwartzenegger is an Earthbound construction worker who keeps having dreams about Mars. A trip to a false memory transplant service for an imaginary trip to Mars goes terribly wrong and another personality surfaces. When his old self returns, he finds groups of his friends and several strangers seem to have orders to kill him. He finds records his other self left him that tell him to get to Mars to join up with the underground. The reality of the situation is constantly in question. Who is he? Which personality is correct? Which version of reality is true?
AVP( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 88 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
Dead & buried( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 86 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 : the official movie novelization by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven astronauts travel to a distant planet to investigate strange radio signals and encounter a deadly alien which secretes itself aboard their ship and threatens to kill them all
King Kong lives( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kong receives a heart transplant and runs away with his blood donor, a female ape who is having his baby
Alien quadrilogy : Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien Resurrection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Alien Director's cut by Ridley Scott( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"De retour des confins de l'univers, le vaisseau commercial Nostromo retourne sur Terre avec ses sept membres d'équipage. Un signal de détresse provenant de la planète déserte LV-426 éveille leur curiosité. L'officier Kane, qui est parti explorer cet étrange endroit, est agressé par une forme de vie inconnue. De nouveau dans le vaisseau, Kane est pris de convulsions lorsqu'un corps étranger perfore son abdomen et s'échappe dans les couloirs du vaisseau ... le cauchemar peut commencer ..." (source : jaquette)
Alien : the complete illustrated screenplay by Dan O'Bannon( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead & buried by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In een onopvallend Amerikaans badplaatsje komen de schaarse toeristen op een lugubere manier aan hun einde
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Ronald Shusett Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Ronald Shusett guionista estadounidense

Ronald Shusett scénariste américain

Ronald Shusett sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Рональд Шусетт

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רונלד שוסט תסריטאי אמריקאי

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Total recallMinority reportAlienFreejackAlien : the complete illustrated screenplay