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Giler, David

Overview
Works: 125 works in 423 publications in 7 languages and 8,754 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Film sequels  Action and adventure films  Singing cowboy films  Prison films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Giler
Aliens by James Cameron( Visual )

71 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,385 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
Alien³ by David Fincher( Visual )

83 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,012 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. She soon 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 789 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
Aliens vs. Predator requiem( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warring alien and predator races descend on a small town, where unsuspecting residents must band together for any chance of survival
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 518 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
Undisputed by Walter Hill( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and German and held by 461 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 )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 456 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 )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Tales from the crypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 306 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
Tales from the crypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crypt Keeper is back to host this scare-rific collection of all 14 complete and uncut episodes from Season 3 of the series that ran seven memorably spooktacular seasons
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
Rustlers' rhapsody( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 170 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
Aliens, special edition by James Cameron( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 149 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
Gore Vidal's Myra Breckinridge( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 146 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
AVP( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 135 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
Alien 3 by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let it ride( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nosy cab driver gets a hot tip on a race horse everybody says is ready for the glue factory. He wins big, but can't seem to stop gambling. Will he go broke or walk home with a pretty penny?
Alien triple pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aliens: Ripley's stories of the alien are met with skepticism until colonists on another planet begin disappearing
Alien anthology( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Alien³ : the official movie novelization by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fury 161 is a wretched planet -- a penal colony and industrial complex manned by violent prisoners. When an escape pod from the USS Sulaco crash-lands there, Ellen Ripley appears to be the only passenger left alive. Then inmates begin to die, all at the hands of another survivor. A creature which encounters Ripley, and spares her life! Desperate to know why, she seeks out an answer -- and discovers terror unlike any she's ever known. Science fiction master Alan Dean Foster returns to the Alien universe to reveal the ultimate destinies of Ellen Ripley and her eternal foe, the xenomorph known as the Alien"--Page 4 of cover
 
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Гилер, Дэвид

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