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Giler, David

Works: 125 works in 711 publications in 9 languages and 17,590 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Monster films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction  Television adaptations  Horror television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, pmn, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about David Giler
Publications by David Giler
Most widely held works about David Giler
Most widely held works by David Giler
Alien by Ridley Scott( visu )
210 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,987 libraries worldwide
Terror begins when the crew of the spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discover a life form that breeds within a human host. Now the crew must fight not only for their own survival, but for the survival of all mankind
Prometheus by Ridley Scott( visu )
42 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,286 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
Aliens by James Cameron( visu )
106 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,248 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
AVP : Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson( visu )
31 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,736 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
Alien by Ridley Scott( visu )
8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,650 libraries worldwide
When a ship carrying two thousand humans setting out to colonize a distant planet encounters a system failure, they land on a moon and discover a race of hostile aliens
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( visu )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and Portuguese and held by 594 libraries worldwide
A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
The parallax view by Alan J Pakula( visu )
29 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 509 libraries worldwide
The Parallax View, a superb drama about one man's paranoia that turns out to be total, incredible fact, ranks amount the best political thrillers. Warren Beatty is a news reporter who, along with seven others, witnesses the assassination of a political candidate. When the other seven die in "accidents," the newsman begins to doubt the official position: that a lone madman was responsible for the crime. He imagines a sophisticated network of highly trained murderers. But his nightmares pale against the bizarre truth he uncovers
Undisputed by Walter Hill( visu )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Monroe Hutchen was convicted of murder and sentenced to life without parole at the Sweetwater maximum security prison in California. Now, Hutchen boxes behind bars, and he's become the champion of a loosely organized prison fighting circuit. When convicted heavyweight champion "Iceman" Chambers enters Sweetwater, Hutchens finds he has a serious competitor in the same lockup for the first time. After Hutchens challenges the arrogant Chambers to a bout, an aging Mafioso swings a deal that will earn Chambers an early release from prison and pull in a million dollars in bets if the two men will fight
Fun with Dick and Jane by Columbia Pictures( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
A manager unexpectedly loses his job, leaving him $70,000 in debt. He and his wife team up to rob drug stores to keep up their lifestyle
Alien quadrilogy by Ridley Scott( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 libraries worldwide
The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Tales from the crypt ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
"Cadaverous scream legend/all-around punster the Crypt Keeper hosts these forays of fright and fun based on the classic E.C. Comics tales from back in the day"--Container
Tales from the crypt ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
The Crypt Keeper is back to host this scare-rific collection of all 14 complete and uncut episodes from Season 3 of the series that ran seven memorably spooktacular seasons
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
Southern comfort by Walter Hill( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
"When nine National Guardsmen enter the Louisiana swamp for routine training, they are unaware that just a handful of their ranks will make it out alive. Through an error in judgment, they incite an all-out war with some angry Cajuns who know the territory like the backs of their hands. Armed with a precious few bullets, and confused by the dimly lit, moss-covered maze into which they've stumbled, the innocent guardsmen know they'll be picked off one by one ... until they come up with a solution using the only resources they have left ... themselves"--Container
Rustlers' rhapsody ( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
A narrator introduces the audience to Rex O'Herlihan, a singing cowboy riding into town on his trusty horse, Wildfire. As the narrator ponders what westerns would be like if they were made today, O'Herlihan is thrust into the world of color, where he finds himself entering a cliché ridden town where the evil cattle tycoon teams up with the new raincoat-clad Italian cowboys as they attempt to rid the town of Rex and the sheep ranchers
Gore Vidal's Myra Breckinridge ( visu )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
After going to Europe to have a sex change operation, Myron Breckinridge is transformed into Myra, who claims to be Myron's widow
Alien 3 by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Hungarian and held by 177 libraries worldwide
"Fury 161 is a wretched planet -- a penal colony and industrial complex manned by violent prisoners. When an escape pod from the USS Sulaco crash-lands there, Ellen Ripley appears to be the only passenger left alive. Then inmates begin to die, all at the hands of another survivor. A creature which encounters Ripley, and spares her life! Desperate to know why, she seeks out an answer -- and discovers terror unlike any she's ever known. Science fiction master Alan Dean Foster returns to the Alien universe to reveal the ultimate destinies of Ellen Ripley and her eternal foe, the xenomorph known as the Alien"--Page 4 of cover
Alien quadrilogy : Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien Resurrection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Alien anthology by Ridley Scott( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Let it ride ( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A nosy cab driver gets a hot tip on a race horse everybody says is ready for the glue factory. He wins big, but can't seem to stop gambling. Will he go broke or walk home with a pretty penny?
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Alternative Names
David Giler Amerikaans scenarioschrijver
David Giler US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor
Deivids Gilers
Giler, David 1930-...
Девід Ґайлер
Дэвид Гилер американский кинематографист
Դեվիդ Գայլեր
דיוויד גילר
ديفيد غيلر
دیوید گیلر
English (440)
Spanish (35)
French (13)
German (10)
Italian (4)
Multiple languages (3)
Ndonga (1)
Hungarian (1)
Portuguese (1)
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