Weaver, Sigourney 1949-
Most widely held works about Sigourney Weaver
Most widely held works by Sigourney Weaver
Avatar ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Hmong and held by 2,367 libraries worldwide
Jake Sully is a former Marine who uses a wheelchair. But despite his broken body, Jake is still a warrior at heart. He is recruited to travel light years to the human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is mining a rare mineral that is the key to solving Earth's energy crisis. He is given a mission to infiltrate the Na'vi, who have become a major obstacle to mining the precious ore. But a beautiful Na'vi female, Neytiri, saves Jake's life -- which changes everything.
WALL-E ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2,221 libraries worldwide
After hundreds of lonely years, a waste management robot finds a new purpose in life. With only a cockroach for a friend, he finds true love in another robot sent on a mission to Earth to see if it is safe for human life.
Holes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 2,216 libraries worldwide
Young Stanley Yelnats finds himself at Camp Green Lake, where digging a hole a day keeps the warden at bay and "builds character". An ancient family curse still dogs Stanley and he's thrown headlong into the adventure of his life. Stanley and his campmates will have to forge fast friendships to unearth the mystery of what's really going on in the desert.
The tale of Despereaux ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,739 libraries worldwide
Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness.
Alien by Jean-Pierre Jeunet ( Visual )
81 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,625 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.
Ghostbusters ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
When ghosts go on a rampage, only three men can save the world. Soon every spook in the city is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge If you want your spirits raised, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!
Galaxy Quest ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,489 libraries worldwide
For four years, the courageous crew of the NSEA Protector set off on thrilling and often dangerous missions in space--and then their series was cancelled! Now, twenty years later, aliens under attack have mistaken the Galaxy Quest television transmissions for "historical documents" and beamed up the crew of has-been actors to save the universe. With no script, no director and no clue, the actors must turn in the performances of their lives.
Baby mama ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
Kate is a successful and single businesswoman who has long put her career ahead of a personal life. At 37, she's finally determined to have a child on her own. Unable to get pregnant, a driven Kate allows South Philly working girl Angie Ostrowiski to become her unlikely surrogate. After learning that Angie is pregnant, Kate goes into precision nesting mode. She reads childcare books, baby-proofs the apartment and researches top pre-schools. But, Kate's well-organized strategy is turned upside down when her Baby Mama shows up at her doorstep with no place to live. Structured Kate tries to turn vibrant Angie into the perfect expectant mom. In a battle of wills, they prepare for the baby's arrival. They soon discover that there are two kinds of family: the one you're born to and the one you make.
The Roman Empire in the first century ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the emperors, slaves, poets, and peasants who wrested order from chaos, built the most cosmopolitan society the world had ever seen, and shaped the Roman Empire in the first century.
Dave ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,308 libraries worldwide
Kevin Kline stars as an off-the-wall, temporary replacement for the missing president. His unusual style of governing and decision making tip off the opposition that something is definitely "out-of-order" in Washington.
Vantage point ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
U.S. president Ashton is in Salamanca, Spain to announce plans for a major global summit on terrorism. As he stands behind the podium in front of a loudly cheering crowd, he is shot twice. This is followed minutes later by a small explosion and then a massive blast. Secret Service agents Barnes, Taylor, and Holden immediately jump into action, trying to find the terrorists responsible amid all the chaos. First, the events are seen through the eyes of television news producer Rex Brooks. Then, the assassination attempt is replayed from seven different points of view. Each perspective reveals a few more clues.
Aliens by James Cameron ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,243 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.
You again ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
"For Marnie (Bell), high school was a horror movie, and her brother's wedding is the sequel when her archrival comes back to haunt her as his bride. It's nice girl versus mean girl in this hysterical reunion with the one person Marnie would really like to forget. And if that weren't enough, Marnie's mom (Curtis) reunites with her own high school nemesis (Weaver)"--Container.
Happily n'ever after ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, and Jack from the Beanstalk are all about to live happily ever after when the balance between good and evil gets thrown out of whack. It's up to Cinderella (a.k.a. Ella) to save the day by taking on her power-hungry stepmother. This time Ella will have to do all the work without her Prince Charming. She joins forces with an unlikely army of dwarves, fairies, and the Wizard's bumbling assistants.
The village ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
In a quiet, isolated village in old Pennsylvania, there lies a pact between the people of the village and the creatures who reside in the surrounding woods. The townspeople do not enter the woods, and the creatures do not enter the village. The pact stays intact for many years, that is until the headstrong Lucius Hunt seeks medical supplies from neighboring towns beyond the woods. Animal carcasses begin to appear around the village, causing the elders to fear for the safety of the village, the sanctity of the pact, and so much more.
Infamous ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
While researching his book "In cold blood", writer Truman Capote develops a relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and, in particular Perry Smith, while both men waited for their date of execution on death row.
The ice storm ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and German and held by 916 libraries worldwide
"The story of two disfunctional families who learn to cope with nature-- human nature-- in this emotionally charged tale of suburban life in the '70s. When a self-centered husband's relationships with his wife and mistress grow cold, it takes a wife-swapping 'key party' and a freak ice storm to clear the air-- and change their lives forever."--Container.
Working girl ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
A young secretary in New York named Tess McGill has the brains, looks and charm to make it big. All she needs is the right haircut, clothes and job. The opportunity arises when her classy, seductive and treacherous boss breaks a leg skiing. Tess steps into her job, her apartment and her clothes, and all sorts of witty and romantic things follow!
The year of living dangerously ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 831 libraries worldwide
Guy Hamilton, an ambitious Australian reporter on his first overseas assignment, is befriended by a Eurasian cameraman, Billy Kwan, with connections in high places. Hamilton soon gains an entree to Indonesian Communist Party leaders, as well as insight into Jakarta's grim realities on the eve of a major political upheaval.
Cedar Rapids ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 734 libraries worldwide
A small-town, naive Midwestern insurance agent must represent his company at a regional insurance convention in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where his mind is blown by the big city experience.
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Weaver, Susan, 1949-
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