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Wilson, Colin

Overview
Works: 54 works in 213 publications in 6 languages and 21,916 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
Publication Timeline
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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 3,149 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 )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 2,652 libraries worldwide
A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,068 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 Jan de Bont( visu )
34 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,986 libraries worldwide
With her father presumed dead, Lara must race to recover an ancient artifact that can alter space and time if not destroyed. She finds the key that will unlock the two sections that must be put together in order for the artifact to work. She must fight her nemises in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align
John Carter by Andrew Stanton( visu )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,799 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 1,794 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
Casper by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,544 libraries worldwide
"Ghost therapist" Dr. James Harvey and his daughter Kat arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff Manor. Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon, has hired Dr. Harvey to exorcise the house's apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who's just looking for a friend, and his outrageous uncles Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso (The Ghostly Trio). If the plan works, she and Dibs, her partner-in-slime, can get their hands on the manor's fabled treasure. Casper finds a kindred spirit in Kat, but the Ghostly Trio will not tolerate "fleshies" in their house
The lost world : Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,434 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 1,172 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
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( visu )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 860 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
The haunting by Shirley Jackson( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 811 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
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 448 libraries worldwide
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
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
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 is seized, the captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. An enthralling courtroom battle ensues that captures the attention of the entire nation
Jurassic Park adventure pack ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dino' blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber. Originally issued in 1993
The Green Table : A Dance of Death in 8 Scenes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Kurt Jooss' ballet expresses the futile, relentless tragedy of war
Pelé : birth of a legend by Paul Shipton( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Pele. A name known around the world, a sports legend who changed soccer forever, and a national hero who carried the hopes and dreams of a country on his back. But before he was an icon, he was a kid from the slums of Baurú, Brazil, so poor that he couldn't afford a real soccer ball
The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 150 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
Jurassic Park ultimate trilogy ( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 138 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
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Italian and held by 131 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
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 (141)
Italian (5)
Spanish (5)
French (2)
Chinese (2)
Hmong (1)
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