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Giler, David

Overview
Works: 105 works in 335 publications in 7 languages and 1,995 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Film sequels  Prison films  Comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Author, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about David Giler
 
Most widely held works by David Giler
Aliens by James Cameron( Visual )

41 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 423 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 Ridley Scott( Visual )

34 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alien creature terrorizes the crew of a space craft
AVP( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 133 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
Southern comfort by Walter Hill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 132 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 David Fincher( Visual )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 98 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
Aliens, special edition by James Cameron( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 90 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
Prometheus by Ridley Scott( Visual )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ridley Scott, director of Alien and Blade Runner, returns to the science-fiction genre he helped define. In Prometheus, a team of scientists and explorers journeys to the darkest corners of the universe searching for the origins of mankind. But what they find could threaten all life on Earth, leading to a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race!"--Container
Alien anthology by Ridley Scott( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
AVP : Alien vs. Predator( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth, early 21st century. Charles Weyland, an industrialist billionaire, leads an archaeological expedition to Antarctica. Using thermal imaging satellites, Weyland believes he has discovered the ruins of an ancient pyramid temple buried under the ice that predates the Egyptian and Aztec pyramids. Once inside, the team finds the remains of humans with holes in the rib cage and the remains of facehuggers. The possibility that the temple is uninhabited is very unlikely. To make matters worse, a group of teenage Predators are coming to the temple to perform a coming-of-age ritual that involves fighting to the death with the Aliens. Soon, it becomes clear that only one species is getting out alive
The parallax view by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een journalist die de moord op een senator onderzoekt stuit op een crimineel netwerk
Alien resurrection by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been 200 years since Ripley made the ultimate sacrifice, but now a group of scientists has cloned her--along with the Alien queen inside her--hoping to breed the ultimate weapon
Promethus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 60 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
Alien 3 by Alan Dean Foster( )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Hungarian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her escape from planet LV-426 in the movie Aliens, an escape pod carrying Ellen Ripley crashes onto a remote prison inhabited by killers and other scum. While trapped in the ore refinery, Ripley discovers the horrifying reason for her crash: an alien stowaway. As the alien matures and begins to kill off the inhabitants, Ripley becomes unaware that her true enemy is more than just the killer alien
Alien³ by David Fincher( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a desolate planet populated by interplanetary ex-cons. When mutilated bodies start appearing, she knows an Alien was aboard her craft. She soon discovers a horrifying fact about her link with the Alien, a realization that may compel Ripley to try destroying not only the creature, but herself as well
Undisputed by Walter Hill( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When top-ranked boxer James Chambers is accused of rape and sent to prison, he hears talk about the top-ranked prison boxing champ. Immediately there is bad blood between them and a boxing match is set up to determine who will be the undisputed champion
Fun with Dick and Jane( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 28 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
Alien quadrilogy by Ridley Scott( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tierra, siglo 21. Charles Weyland, un multimillonario industrial, dirige una expedición arqueológica a la Antártida. Utilizando satélites de imágenes térmicas, Weyland cree que ha descubierto las ruinas de un templo enterrado bajo el hielo que es anterior a las pirámides egipcias y aztecas. Una vez dentro, el equipo encuentra restos de seres humanos con agujeros en la caja torácica. La posibilidad de que el templo está deshabitada es muy poco probable. Para empeorar las cosas, un grupo de depredadores adolescentes que vienen al templo para realizar un ritual de entrada a la edad lo que implica la lucha a muerte en tre dos razas asesinas alienígenas. Pronto se hace evidente que sólo una especie está salir con vida
Rustlers' rhapsody( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 17 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
AVP : Alien vs. Predator, requiem( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a creature known as a Predalien crash lands in a small town, the people are caught in a war between the Aliens and the Predator
 
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