Hill, Walter 1942-
Most widely held works about Walter Hill
Most widely held works by Walter Hill
Alien ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,198 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.
Aliens by James Cameron ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 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.
Broken trail ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
During a horse drive to Wyoming, a man and his estranged nephew meet a man transporting five Chinese girls to a brothel; the next morning he is gone with the drovers' money, leaving the girls behind. The intended buyer sends a hired gun out to retrieve her property, as the cowboys try to keep the girls safe, and deliver the herd of horses.
Geronimo an American legend ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 853 libraries worldwide
Betrayed by the Army's legendary "Indian fighter" General George Crook, Geronimo leads a small band of warriors in escape, but is pursued by a principled officer, a grizzled army scout, and a gung-ho West Point graduate.
The long riders ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
Four theatrical families of the 1980's recreate the most wanted criminal families of the 1860's. This portrayal of the Jesse James gang is a rapidfire succession of thrilling moments -- the bandits' lightning attacks on banks, trains and stagecoaches ; their hairbreadth escapes from the law ; Jesse's jubilant wedding celebration ; and the tragic Great Northfield, Minnesota raid.
48 hrs ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Nolte is a rough-edged cop after two vicious cop-killers. He can't do it without the help of smooth and dapper Murphy, who is serving time for a half-million dollar robbery. Both pursue their separate goals--Nolte wants the villains and Murphy wants his money and some much-needed female companionship.
Alien ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 563 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.
AVP Alien vs. Predator ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 553 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.
Alien³ ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 537 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. And soon she 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.
Last man standing ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Willis is John Smith, a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two rival crime families. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances between them, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, he takes the law into his own hands in a deadly race to remain the Last Man Standing.
Aliens vs. Predator requiem ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 439 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 warriors Le guerriers de la nuit ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
The Warriors, a New York City street gang, are unfairly blamed for the death of a rival gang leader. Now they must fight for their lives against armies of gangs that outnumber the police 5 to 1!
Red heat ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Moscow's toughest detective. Chicago's craziest cop. There's only one thing worse than making them mad-- making them partners.
Undisputed ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 350 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 getaway ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
A convict leaves jail in Texas on a parole arranged by a crooked politician, and promptly joins his wife in planning a bank robbery.
Another 48 hrs ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Reggie is released from prison and finds out there's a price on his head. He teams up with Jack, a cop, to find and put away an elusive druglord.
Alien quadrilogy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species.
Wild Bill ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Jeff Bridges portrays Wild Bill Hickok, the hard-drinking, quick-shooting gunslinger.
Crossroads ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
A young classically trained guitarist learns the blues from an old bluesman who supposedly got his talent to play the blues from the devil.
The Mackintosh man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Joseph Rearden is British Intelligence's man on the inside. It's his job to become what he isn't-- even a thief and convict-- to convince the group he infiltrates that he's one of them. And it's his job to get through it all alive.
Action and adventure films Alien films Apache Indians Bank robberies Comedy films Crime films Criminals Detective and mystery films Drama Drovers Extraterrestrial beings Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film sequels Films for the hearing impaired Frontier and pioneer life Gangs Geronimo,--1829-1909 History Horror films Horror films Horses Human-alien encounters James, Jesse,--1847-1882 Life on other planets Man-woman relationships Monsters New York (State)--New York Outlaws Police Police films Predation (Biology) Prisoners Prisons Ripley (Fictitious character) Science fiction films Science fiction films Slavery Television mini-series Texas Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired West (U.S.) Western films Western films Western television programs Young women
Hill, Walt, 1942-
Hill, Walter L.
Hill, Walter L., 1942-
Lee, Thomas 1942-
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