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Hurd, Gale Anne

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Most widely held works by Gale Anne Hurd
Aliens by James Cameron( Visual )
55 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,130 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
The Incredible Hulk ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. Now, a fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction
The Terminator by James Cameron( Visual )
96 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2029, the ruling giant super-computer, Skynet, sends in indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to 1984 to kill a woman, Sarah Connor, whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope
Hulk by Ang Lee( Visual )
29 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Banner is involved in a freak lab accident exposing him to gamma radiation. As a result, whenever the mild-mannered man becomes angry, he transforms into a huge, rampaging creature that destroys everything in his path
The abyss by James Cameron( Visual )
52 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a nuclear missile sub mysteriously sinks, the Navy commandeers the crew of a civilian deep-sea oil rig to help in the rescue operation. This perilous mission becomes a wondrous odyssey into the unknown as forces from the ocean's deepest region begin to make contact with the divers
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Due to a shuttle's unfortunate demise in outer space, NASA becomes aware of a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. It seems that the only way to knock it off course is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear weapon. But as NASA's under-funded yet resourceful team train the world's best drillers for the job, the social order of the world begins to break down as the information reaches the public and hysteria results
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villains, including those who killed his family
ÆonFlux by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
400 years in the future disease has wiped out the majority of the earth's population except for one walled city-state, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. Aeon Flux is an assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When Aeon is sent on a mission to kill the government's leader, she uncovers a world of secrets, which makes her question everything she thought she knew
Punisher ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infamous vigilante, Frank Castle, known as the Punisher, has been on his vengeance driven zeal for the past six years. He brutally assaults a 'beat the rap' party for the notorious mob boss Gaitano Cesare. He hideously disfigures gangster Billy Russoti and murders a mafia lackey who turns out to be an undercover FBI agent. Agent Paul Budiansky is the ex-partner of the undercover agent who joins the NYPD's 'Punisher Task Force' to help bring Castle to justice. Russoti recovers from his run-in with the Punisher with revenge on his mind, recruiting an army of psychotic killers, gangbangers, and mobsters. Distraught that he has now become the very evil he swore to battle, Castle is content to hang up his guns and quit the justice business for good. Plans quickly change once he learns that the surviving wife and child of the agent is kidnapped. Forced back into the war, the Punisher now has to face the formidable army in order to save the lives of an innocent family his actions put on firing line
True whispers the story of the Navajo code talkers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores from the Native point of view the complex story of the role that the Native American code talkers and the Navajo language played in secret communications during World War II. No cryptography system proved as effective during the war as did the use of Navajo code talkers using their tribal language to transmit military communiques. Countless American lives were saved because of the service of these brave young Native American Marines
Virus by John Bruno( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seeking refuge in the eye of a violent typhoon aboard an abandoned Russian military vessel, the crew of a crippled salvage tug encounters an alien life form holding the ship hostage that not only feeds off electricity, but thrives on developing new ways of killing the "virus" on Earth known as man
The ghost and the darkness by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A terrific and true adventure set in 1896 in East Africa. There, two lions on a man-eating rampage have shut down the construction of a railway. The beasts hunt together, showing no fear of man or fire. What's more, they're killing for sp almost supernatural knack for knowing what traps await them. Big-game hunter Remington (Douglas) and construction engineer Patterson (Kilmer) set out to stop these unstoppable monsters. But, in this astonishing tale of man against beast, the hunters become the hunted
The walking dead by Andrew Lincoln( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the series of graphic novels by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard, "Walking dead" finds police officer Rick Grimes waking from a coma to find himself alone in a world ravaged by a zombie apocalypse
Clockstoppers ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zak Gibbs is an ordinary teenager who suddenly obtains extraordinary powers when he stumbles upon a mysterious wristwatch-type device that can literally stop time in its tracks
Dante's peak by Roger Donaldson( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and German and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When unusual seismic activity is detected in the charming little Pacific Northwest town of Dante's Peak, U.S. Geological Survey volcanologist Harry Dalton is called in to investigate. Certain that a long-dormant volcano is set to erupt and the townspeople are in danger, he convinces Mayor Rachel Wando to take action. Now the race is on to evacuate the town before it's too late in this gripping adventure that's filled with adrenaline-fueled action and spectacular special effects!
The relic by Peter Hyams( Visual )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A plucky evolutionary biologist joins forces with a tough Chicago cop to unravel the mystery behind the horribly mangled corpses that keep popping up around her museum during an opening night gala. Sure enough, there's a monster to blame, sprung from a strange artifact of South American origin
Alien nation by Graham Baker( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science fiction drama set in Los Angeles in the 1990's about a whole culture of aliens called "Newcomers" who land in the Mojave Desert and are allowed refuge by the U.S. government. In L.A. alone there are 300,000 Newcomers, and Detective James Sykes, a veteran police officer, is out to avenge the death of his partner who was killed by one of the extra-terrestrials. Sykes' new partner Sam Francisco turns out to be the force's first Newcomer, and together they uncover a trail of murder leading to the worst drug epidemic ever to hit Planet Earth
No escape ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For a former Marine sentenced in the year 2022 to a secret and remote prison island inhabited by society's most violent and feared criminals, there is only one thought that keeps him alive: escape
Raising cain by Brian De Palma( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From master-of-terror Brian De Palma comes this stylish psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final frame. Carter Nix (John Lithgow) is a respected psychologist, loving husband and devoted father who decides to take a year off to help raise his daughter. Carter's wife Jenny (Lolita Davidovich) is pleased to have her attentive husband home - at first. When Carter shows obsessive behavior toward their daughter, Jenny becomes concerned, and to complicate matters, Jenny's old flame (Steven Bauer) re-enters her life. But nothing can prepare her for the emergence of Carter's multiple personalities, and a fiendish plot to recreate the infamous experiments of his deranged father. It all adds up to a roller coaster ride of heart-pounding suspense and stunning visuals in a film the New York Times calls "a delirious thriller."
Switchback ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An FBI agent tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son
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English (308)
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Italian (8)
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