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Wilson, Colin

Works: 53 works in 208 publications in 8 languages and 22,517 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Historical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Colin Wilson
Publications by Colin Wilson
Most widely held works by Colin Wilson
Avatar by James Cameron( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Hmong and held by 3,109 libraries worldwide
Jake Sully is a former Marine who uses a wheelchair. But despite his broken body, Jake is still a warrior at heart. He is recruited to travel light years to the human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is mining a rare mineral that is the key to solving Earth's energy crisis. He is given a mission to infiltrate the Na'vi, who have become a major obstacle to mining the precious ore. But a beautiful Na'vi female, Neytiri, saves Jake's life--which changes everything
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 2,639 libraries worldwide
A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 2,398 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship, La Amistad, is seized, these captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. A battle ensues that captures the attention of the entire nation, confronting the very foundation of the American justice system. But for the men and women on trial, it is simply a fight for the basic right of all mankind... freedom
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,048 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden following the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Simon West( visu )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,979 libraries worldwide
"Lara Croft, tomb raider": Archaeologist and explorer extraordinaire Lara Croft goes on a death-defying journey that leads her to her greatest challeng: The Triangle of Light
John Carter by Taylor Kitsch( visu )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,790 libraries worldwide
A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
Munich by Steven Spielberg( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,784 libraries worldwide
The intense story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it
The lost world Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,393 libraries worldwide
Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free. Now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,164 libraries worldwide
It is the year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age. Two emerging nations clash after Paris, a Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnon to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power and sets off for Troy with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans. In order to succeed, Achilles must battle Hector, the older brother of Paris and a Prince of Troy
The haunting by Shirley Jackson( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 902 libraries worldwide
A professor (Neeson) lures three subjects to a mysterious mansion for an experiment which turns into a nightmare as the secrets of Hill House are revealed in this supernatural thriller
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( visu )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 863 libraries worldwide
Meet the Commando Elite--toy action figures with an attitude. They've escaped from their boxes along with the Gorgonites, kindhearted but unusual-looking creatures. Now teenager Alan Abernathy gets enlisted to help the Gorgonites and rescue the girl of his dreams before the whole town is turned upside down
Casper by Bradley Silberling( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
When a haunted house is inherited by evil Carrigan Critenden, she hires Dr. Harvey to rid the house of the ghosts. However, he and his daughter grow to love one of the ghosts, Casper
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dinosaur blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber
Jurassic Park adventure pack ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar. Originally issued in 1997
The Green Table : A Dance of Death in 8 Scenes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Kurt Jooss' ballet expresses the futile, relentless tragedy of war
The Fairy queen by Henry Purcell( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
"The tale is a joyful fusion of music, dance and comedy which brings alive the splendour of the Baroque for a modern audience."--Container
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Italian and held by 130 libraries worldwide
The story of two lovers who are separated, then pursued by her brother who is convinced that they are responsible for her father's death. The story is based on the premise that fate is inexorable, that there is no free choice
Sylvia McNair by Sylvia McNair( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Musical performances interspersed by interviews with Sylvia McNair and Roger Vignoles
Anne Sofie von Otter by Erich Wolfgang Korngold( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in German and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Musical performances interspersed by interviews with Anne Sofie von Otter and Bengt Forsberg
Manhunters : criminal profilers and their search for the world's most wanted serial killers by Colin Wilson( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Author Colin Wilson opens this illuminating psychological discussion with the development of the 1977 Behavioral Science Unit, which was set up in order to answer the many questions surrounding serial killers: How does someone become a serial killer? How do they choose their victims, and why do they not feel remorse? How are they caught? Wilson interviews FBI Special Agent Robert Ressler, coiner of the term "serial killer" and one of the pioneers of criminal profiling, as well as Ted Bundy and Charles Manson in order to figure out the motives behind their grisly actions
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English (140)
Spanish (15)
Italian (5)
German (1)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
Hmong (1)
Polish (1)
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