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O'Bannon, Dan

Overview
Works: 160 works in 661 publications in 8 languages and 11,215 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film sequels  Science fiction films  Horror films  Detective and mystery films  Motion picture plays 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Creator, Commentator, Scenarist, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Originator, Other, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Dan O'Bannon
Publications by Dan O'Bannon
Publications by Dan O'Bannon, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Dan O'Bannon
Alien by Ridley Scott( visu )
96 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,717 libraries worldwide
A mindless, savage, and merciless alien is attacking the crew of an intergalactic freighter and it must be stopped before they are all killed
Total recall by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
57 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,979 libraries worldwide
In the year 2084 a worker leaves Earth for the mind-bending nightmarish reality of a Martian mining colony ruled over by a dictator who can alter reality to suit his whims
Aliens by James Cameron( visu )
26 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,027 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
AVP Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson( visu )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 814 libraries worldwide
A team of archaeologists heads toward a 'hot zone' in Antarctica and finds an underground pyramid. They wake up the Alien queen and chaos follows. The Predators are also there, using the Aliens as bait for an ancient initiation ritual
Alien by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
27 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 694 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
Aliens vs. Predator requiem ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 460 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
Blue Thunder by John Badham( visu )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Chosen to test Blue Thunder, Frank Murphy is amazed by the capabilities of the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind Blue Thunder, Murphy and his partner learn the remarkable craft is slated for use as the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control
Alien quadrilogy by Ridley Scott( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 368 libraries worldwide
The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Dark Star by John Carpenter( visu )
39 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Dark Star is a futuristic scoutship traveling far in advance of colony ships. Armed with Exponential Thermostellar bombs, it prowls the unstable planets. But there is one obstacle that it's crewmembers did not count on--one of the ship's thinking and talking bombs is lodged in the bay, threatening to destroy the entire ship and crew
The return of the living dead by Dan O'Bannon( visu )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 319 libraries worldwide
"On his first day on the job at an army surplus store, poor Freddy unwittingly releases nerve gas from a secret U.S. military canister, unleashing an unbelievable terror. The gas re-animates an army of corpses, who arise from their graves with a ravenous hunger ... for human brains! And luckily for those carnivorous cadavers, there is a group of partying teens nearby, just waiting to be eaten!"--Container
Alien resurrection by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( visu )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Ellen Ripley returns from the dead after being cloned by scientists--along with the alien queen inside her
AVPR Alien vs. Predator, requiem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 171 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
Alien³ by David Fincher( visu )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 158 libraries worldwide
La navette de Ripley échoue dans un monde pénitencier qui abrite les criminels les plus violents de la planète. Mais elle n'arrive pas seule...De nouveau, elle devra affronter le plus mortel des ennemis, mais cette fois ci, sans arme ni technologie
Aliens : novelization by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 157 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
Lifeforce ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
When a space exploration team travels to examine Halley's Comet, they find an alien spacecraft whose occupants carry a deadly secret. Spacelings take over the bodies of the humans and return to earth
AVP ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 118 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
Total recall : my unbelievably true life story by Arnold Schwarzenegger( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and Czech and held by 115 libraries worldwide
The author was born in Thal Austria, in 1947, served as governor of California from 2003-2011, was Mr. Universe at age 21, and had a long film career, winning a Golden Globe award. In addition, his first book, Arnold: the Education of a Bodybuilder was a bestseller in 1977, and along with his Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding has never been out of print since. This memoir by the bodybuilder, actor, and former governor of California traces his journey to the United States and rise from Mr. Universe champion to millionaire businessman, and discusses his political achievements and the choices he regrets
Dead & buried ( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 75 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
Alien³ ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Lt. Ripley is the only survivor when her spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, an area inhabited by former inmates of the planet's prison. Ripley fears an Alien was aboard her ship and soon evidence begins to appear. Without modern technology, she must lead the inmates into battle with the horrible creature
Alien triple pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Alien: A spaceship crew discovers an alien race that can breed with a human host, and Ripley realizes she must be the one to fight for the survival of humanity
 
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Alternative Names
Bannon, Daniel O' 1946-2009 Vollstaendiger Name
O'Bannon, Daniel Thomas.
O'Bannon, Daniel Thomas, 1946-2009
Languages
English (285)
French (36)
German (23)
Spanish (17)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (3)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)
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