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Giler, David

Overview
Works: 130 works in 538 publications in 7 languages and 13,142 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film sequels  Science fiction films  Horror films  Singing cowboy films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about David Giler
Publications by David Giler
Most widely held works by David Giler
Aliens by James Cameron( visu )
70 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,352 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
Alien by Ridley Scott( visu )
69 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,279 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
Prometheus by Ridley Scott( visu )
27 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,928 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
AVP Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson( visu )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 960 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 )
77 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 900 libraries worldwide
Lt. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the lone survivor when her crippled spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland inhabited by former inmates of the planet's maximum security prison. Ripley's fears that an Alien was aboard her craft are confirmed when the mutilated bodies of ex-cons begin to mount. Without weapons or modern technology of any kind, Ripley must lead the men into battle against the terrifying creature. She soon discovers a horrifying fact about her link with the Alien, a realization that may compel Ripley to try destroying not only the horrific creature, but herself as well
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 495 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
Fun with Dick and Jane by Columbia Pictures( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 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
Aliens vs. Predator requiem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 459 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
Undisputed ( visu )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 451 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
The parallax view ( visu )
19 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Witnesses to a political assassination are systematically killed, despite the efforts of a crusading journalist. [Halliwell's]
Alien quadrilogy by Ridley Scott( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 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 289 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
Rustlers' rhapsody ( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 157 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
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 157 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
Aliens, special edition by James Cameron( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 151 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
Southern comfort by Walter Hill( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 148 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
Gore Vidal's Myra Breckinridge ( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 142 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
AVP ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 123 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 3 by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 114 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
Alien³ ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 105 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
 
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English (284)
Spanish (20)
French (10)
German (4)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
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