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Giler, David

Overview
Works: 74 works in 289 publications in 5 languages and 12,299 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Television adaptations  Dark comedy television programs  Horror television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Creator
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
Prometheus by Ridley Scott( visu )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,017 libraries worldwide
A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of human beings on Earth, which leads them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe, where they must fight to ensure the future of the human race
Aliens by James Cameron( visu )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,717 libraries worldwide
In this sequel to Alien, Ripley is the only survivor from mankind's first encounter with the monstrous Alien. Her account of the Alien and the fate of her crew are received with skepticism--until the mysterious disappearnce of colonists on LV-426 lead her to join a team of high-tech colonial marines sent in to investigate
AVP Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson( visu )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
Earth, early 21st century. Charles Weyland, an industrialist billionaire, leads an archaeological expedition to Antarctica. Using thermal imaging satellites, Weyland believes he has discovered the ruins of an ancient pyramid temple buried under the ice that predates the Egyptian and Aztec pyramids. Once inside, the team finds the remains of humans with holes in the rib cage and the remains of facehuggers. The possibility that the temple is uninhabited is very unlikely. To make matters worse, a group of teenage Predators are coming to the temple to perform a coming-of-age ritual that involves fighting to the death with the Aliens. Soon, it becomes clear that only one species is getting out alive
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Evicted from their Manhattan apartment, Walter and Anna buy what looks like the home of their dreams, only to find themselves with a bank-account-draining nightmare
Undisputed by John Irvin( visu )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 474 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 2009 in English and held by 459 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
The parallax view by Alan J Pakula( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Tijdens zijn naspeuringen in verband met de moord op zijn vriendin stuit een Amerikaanse journalist op een organisatie van huurmoordenaars
Alien quadrilogy ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Tales from the crypt ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 308 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
Alien by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
33 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 220 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
Tales from the crypt ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 219 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 199 libraries worldwide
Dragnet: A comedy that plays homage to the famed original police drama of the '50s and '60s. Friday and Streebek are assigned to some very strange thefts which have one thing in common: visit cards with the word "PAGAN" left at the crime scenes
The hunted by Benicio del Toro( visu )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 193 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 174 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 )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 165 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
Let it ride ( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 70 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?
Alien triple pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 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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English (150)
Spanish (11)
Italian (2)
German (1)
Polish (1)
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