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O'Bannon, Dan

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Most widely held works by Dan O'Bannon
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

146 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,645 WorldCat member 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. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left
Total recall by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

80 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Total recall: Quaid is a construction worker in 2084, haunted by dreams of Mars. Against the wishes of his sexy blonde wife, Quaid goes to Rekall, a company that implants artificial memories so he can "remember" visiting the red planet that is now being settled by human inhabitants. However, Quaid is actually an amnesiac secret agent from Mars-- or is he?
Alien( Visual )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,656 WorldCat member 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
Aliens by James Cameron( Visual )

43 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping an encounter with aliens, the only survivor is asked to return to the scene as an advisor for a group of disbelieving Marines
Alien by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This was not their galaxy. The seven travelers woke from their long cold sleep to discover that the planet they were closest to was emitting a distress signal. By space law, they must descend, explore and render assistance. But, they would go armed. For who could tell what being called to them -- or why. All they knew was that it was alien
AVP : Alien vs. Predator( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of archaeologists heads toward a 'hot zone' in Antarctica and find an underground pyramid. They wake up the Alien queen and chaos follows. The Predators are also there using the Aliens as bait for an ancient initiation ritual
Alien( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mindless, savage, and merciless alien is attacking the crew of an intergalactic freighter and it must be stopped before they are all killed
Blue Thunder by John Badham( Visual )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chosen to test Blue Thunder, Frank Murphy is amazed by the capabilities of the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind Blue Thunder, Murphy and his partner learn the remarkable craft is slated for use as the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control
Aliens vs. Predator : requiem( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and French and held by 461 WorldCat member 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
The return of the living dead by Dan O'Bannon( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and German and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On his first day on the job at an army surplus store, poor Freddy unwittingly releases nerve gas from a secret U.S. military canister, unleashing an unbelievable terror. The gas re-animates an army of corpses, who arise from their graves with a ravenous hunger ... for human brains! And luckily for those carnivorous cadavers, there is a group of partying teens nearby, just waiting to be eaten!"--Container
Alien quadrilogy by Ridley Scott( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Dark Star by John Carpenter( Visual )

53 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark Star is a futuristic scoutship traveling far in advance of colony ships. Armed with Exponential Thermostellar bombs, it prowls the unstable planets. But there is one obstacle that it's crewmembers did not count on--one of the ship's thinking and talking bombs is lodged in the bay, threatening to destroy the entire ship and crew
AVP : Alien vs. Predator( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible adventure begins when the discovery of an ancient pyramid buried in Antarctica sends a team of scientists and adventures to the frozen continent. There, they make an even more terrifying discovery: two alien races engaged in the ultimate battle. Whoever wins ... we lose
Alien vs. Predator( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member 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
Lifeforce( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mission to investigate Halley's Comet discovers an alien spacecraft. After a deadly confrontation, the aliens travel to Earth, where their seductive leader begins a terrifying campaign to drain the life force of everyone she encounters. Her victims, in turn, continue the cycle, and soon the entire planet is in mortal danger
Alien resurrection by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deux cents ans se sont écoulés depuis la mort du Lieutenant Ripley. Une équipe de généticiens entreprend de ressusciter la jeune femme en croisant son ADN avec celui d'un Alien. Les manipulations donnent naissance à des dizaines d'Aliens qui envahissent la station Auriga." [Source : jaquette]
Alien 3 by David Fincher( Visual )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sole survivor after her shuttle craft crashes on a lice infected planet in a distant solar system, Warrant Officer Ripley finds herself in an all-male maximum security prison facility. But Ripley has brought another unwelcome visitor to Florina 161, whose inhabitants have no advanced technology or weapons to fight when the Alien once again goes on the attack
Alien³ by David Fincher( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member 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
AVP( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member 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
Aliens : novelization by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bannon D.

Bannon, Daniel.

Bannon, Daniel O' 1946-2009

Dan O’Bannon

Dan O’Bannon US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

Dan O'Bannon Amerikaans filmacteur

Dan O'Bannon amerikansk manusforfatter og filmregissør

Dan O'Bannon cinéaste américain

Dan O'Bannon Guionista, director y actor estadounidense

Dan O'Bannon sceneggiatore, attore e regista statunitense

O'Bannon, Daniel Thomas.

O'Bannon, Daniel Thomas 1946-2009

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Ден О'Бенон

Дэн О’Бэннон

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دان أوبانون

دان اوبانون فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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