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Weaver, Sigourney 1949-

Overview
Works: 608 works in 2,360 publications in 10 languages and 70,562 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Horror films  Comedy films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Producer, Interviewee, Composer, Artist, Other, Costume designer, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sigourney Weaver
Avatar by James Cameron ( Visual )
61 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,931 WorldCat member 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
Holes by Walt Disney ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 3,587 WorldCat member 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
Alien by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
149 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,310 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. Ultimately, only Ripley is left to fight for her survival and all mankind's
WALL-E by Ben Burtt ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 3,293 WorldCat member 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
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,903 WorldCat member 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!
Aliens by James Cameron ( Visual )
112 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ripley is recovering from her first encounter with the deadly alien. Her account of that event is received with skepticism, but transmissions from a colony later established on the Alien's planet abruptly cease. Burke, an up-and-coming company man, talks Ripley into going back with a squad of colonial marines. Of course the Marines do not take her warnings seriously either, until they come face-to-face with the awesome alien spawn
Galaxy Quest by Dean Parisot ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For four years, the courageous crew of the NSEA Protector-- 'Commannder Peter Quincy Taggart, ' 'Lt. Tawny Madison, ' and 'Dr. Lazarus'-- 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."--Container
The tale of Despereaux by Sam Fell ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Once upon a time ... there was 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 that eventually led him, at long last, on a very noble quest to rescue a distrught princess. Set in the far away kingdom of Dor, this magical fable harkens back to a time of honour and chivalry, inspiring fans of all ages to be the best mouse they can be!"--Container
The village by M. Night Shyamalan ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,888 WorldCat member 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
Vantage point by Sigourney Weaver ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,755 WorldCat member 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
Working girl by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,742 WorldCat member 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!
Dave by Ivan Reitman ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,653 WorldCat member 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
The ice storm by Ang Lee ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of two dysfunctional 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
The Roman Empire in the first century by Margaret Koval ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member 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
Baby mama by Michael McCullers ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 1,457 WorldCat member 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 year of living dangerously by Peter Weir ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,430 WorldCat member 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
Gorillas in the mist the story of Dian Fossey by Dian Fossey ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of young anthropologist Dian Fossey, who travels to the African mountaints to study rare gorillas. In this incredible paradise, her interest in the gorillas turns to passion and finally obsession. Not even her lover can tear her away or stop her from risking her life to protect the gorillas from poachers and animal traders. Desperate to save the gorillas from extinction, Fossey searches for justice, but in the end settles for revenge
Happily n'ever after ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member 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
Alien³ by David Fincher ( Visual )
92 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lt. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the lone survivor when her crippled spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland inhabited by former inmates of the planet's maximum security prison. Ripley's fears that an Alien was aboard her craft are confirmed when the mutilated bodies of ex-cons begin to mount. Without weapons or modern technology of any kind, Ripley must lead the men into battle against the terrifying creature. She soon discovers a horrifying fact about her link with the Alien, a realization that may compel Ripley to try destroying not only the horrific creature, but herself as well
Ghostbusters II by Ivan Reitman ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doctors Venkman, Stantz and Spengler regroup to nuke the spooks in this high-spirited comedy. Sidelined after their spectacular save of New York CIty five years ago, the heroes of the hereafter once again answer the call when an underground river of ghoulish goo threatens to rot the Big Apple to the core
 
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Alternative Names
Weaver, Sigourney
Weaver, Susan.
Weaver, Susan 1949-
Weaver, Susan Alexandra 1949-
Languages
English (728)
French (30)
Spanish (30)
German (26)
Italian (9)
Multiple languages (7)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
Hmong (1)
Dutch (1)
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