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Scott, Ridley

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Gladiator by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
223 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
Blade runner by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
247 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 4,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rick Deckard prowls the steel-and-microchip jungle of 21st-century Los Angeles. He's a "blade runner" stalking genetically-made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human. This new version omits Deckard's voiceover narration, develops in slightly greater detail the romance between Deckard and Rachel, and removes the "uplifting" finale
Alien by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
186 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 10 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
Thelma & Louise by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
174 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fasten your seat belts, 'cause two of Hollywood's hottest women are revving it up and taking it on the road. When unhappy housewife Thelma and her wise cracking waitress friend Louise decide to take a break from their lives, Thelma from her chauvinistic husband and Louise from her commitment shy musician boyfriend, they embark on a trip that leads to a tragic incident at a roadside honky tonk. In an instant, their weekend getaway becomes just that as they flee across the American southwest with the police a step behind
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With exacting detail, the film re-creates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October 1993, when a 45-minute mission turned into a 16-hour ordeal of bloody urban warfare. Helicopter-borne U.S. Rangers were assigned to capture key lieutenants of Somali warlord Muhammad Farrah Aidid, but when two Black Hawk choppers were felled by rocket-propelled grenades, the U.S. soldiers were forced to fend for themselves in the battle-torn streets of Mogadishu, attacked from all sides by armed Aidid supporters
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
100 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orlando Bloom stars as Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, who, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight
American gangster by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
80 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in Harlem. He does so by buying heroin directly from a source in South East Asia, and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. Richie Roberts is a dedicated and honest policeman who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government and is determined to bring down Lucas' drug empire. Based on a true story
Prometheus by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
52 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explorers have discovered a clue that brings them to the origins of mankind on Earth. This leads them on a journey that takes them to the darkest corners of the universe
Robin Hood by Guthrie CSD ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In times of tyranny and injustice when law oppresses the people, the outlaw takes his place in history. England at the turn of the 12th century was such a time. King Richard the Lionheart, bankrupt of wealth and glory, is plundering his way back to England after ten years on his crusade. In his army is an archer named Robin Longstride. This is the story of his return home where, for defending the weak against the strong, he will be condemned to live outside the law. Whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people. And so the legend begins
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the last months of Jesse James's life, from meeting Robert Ford, a 19-year-old who idolizes Jesse, to the day Ford shoots him
Hannibal by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
104 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After escaping from the asylum in Baltimore, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, moves to Florence, Italy where he has become one of the curators of the Palazzo Vecchio. FBI agent, Clarice Starling, sets out to recapture him and learns she has competition from his old patient, Mason Verger. Of the three, whose mind and cunning will prevail?
Body of lies by David Ignatius ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CIA operative Roger Ferris is on a covert mission. He is working in Jordan and searching for terrorists who have been bombing civilian targets. Ferris uncovers information on the Islamist mastermind Al-Saleem. He devises a plan to infiltrate Al-Saleem's terrorist network with the help of his Langley boss, Ed Hoffman. Ferris enlists the help of the Chief of Jordanian Intelligence, Hani Salaam on this operation, but what he is not certain of is how far he can trust him without putting his life in danger. The uneasy alliance leads to a cultural and moral clash between the men
A good year by Peter Mayle ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a ruthless British investment broker inherits the vineyard and chateau in Provence where he spent much of his childhood, he discovers a new, more appreciative way of life as he renovates the estate to be sold
Matchstick men by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neurotic con man Roy suffers from several emotional problems, including obsessive-compulsive disorder. He and his partner Frank swindle people out of money. Frank wants to pull a really big job, but Roy is too consumed with fear and panic attacks to join him. Only cigarettes and his trusty illegal prescription drugs seem to keep him going. When Roy finds himself in desperate need of more pills, he is forced to see legitimate psychotherapist Dr. Klein. Roy discovers he has a daughter from his previous marriage and Dr. Klein suggests Roy spend time with her
The grey ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After their plane crashes in Alaska, seven oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step
Legend by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A forest dweller is chosen to save a beautiful princess and defeat the Lord of Darkness
Blade runner by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What does it mean to be human?" In Los Angeles, November 2019, it means depressed, alcoholic, hard-boiled cop Rick Deckard is hunting Replicants. Again. A group of Replicant escapees from off world is leaving bodies in their wake. Lethally cool ex-soldier Roy Batty leads the group of dim, brutal Leon, sexy Zhora, and gymnastic Pris, which is why they are so dangerous. On Earth illegally, Roy and Pris are in love, and desperate to find a way to circumvent their built-in four-year termination date. Deckard's job--to find them and 'retire' them--is complicated by the results of his inquiries with their creator at the Tyrell Corporation. There Deckard meets a young woman named Rachael who may be a replicant--and his next target
G. I Jane by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lieutenant O'Neil is the first woman ever given the opportunity to earn a place in the armed forces' most highly skilled combat unit--the elite Navy SEALs. But the already brutal rigors of training camp turn into an unimaginable test of courage and determination once it becomes clear that no one--powerful politicians, top military brass or her male Navy SEAL teammates--wants her to succeed
Out of the furnace by Christian Bale ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast - a mistake that will cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom or risking it all to seek justice for his brother
The counselor ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lawyer makes a risky entrance into the drug trade, and gambles that the consequences won't catch up with him
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Scott, Ridley
English (1,137)
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