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Giler, David

Overview
Works: 119 works in 501 publications in 6 languages and 12,785 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film sequels  Science fiction films  Horror films  Singing cowboy films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.S26, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Giler
Aliens by James Cameron ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,349 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,277 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
Prometheus by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
25 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,867 WorldCat member 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
Alien³ by David Fincher ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member 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
AVP Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The discovery of an ancient pyramid buried in Antarctica sends a team of scientists and adventurers to the frozen continent. There, they make an even more terrifying discovery; two alien races engaged in the ultimate battle. The only certainties - it will be bloody and the winner of this battle will not be human
The money pit by Richard Benjamin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member 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
Aliens vs. Predator requiem ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 457 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
Undisputed ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member 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 by Alan J Pakula ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All of the people present at a political assassination are being murdered and two of the survivors try to find the killer
Alien quadrilogy by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Fun with Dick and Jane by Columbia Pictures Corporation ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member 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
Tales from the crypt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member 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
AVPR Alien vs. Predator, requiem ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 171 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, special edition by James Cameron ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member 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
Rustlers' rhapsody ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member 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
Gore Vidal's Myra Breckinridge ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member 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
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member 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
Southern comfort ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member 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
Alien 3 by Alan Dean Foster ( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Press kits includes an audio/visual press kit table of contents and production information
AVP ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 121 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
 
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English (272)
Spanish (24)
French (13)
German (5)
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