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Giler, David

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Most widely held works by David Giler
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

95 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,639 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
Aliens by James Cameron( Visual )

95 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,500 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 )

53 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,287 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( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,659 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
Alien 3 by David Fincher( Visual )

91 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ripley's ship crash lands on a prison planet and she must fight with them when another alien appears. But when she discovers she has one in her as well, she must struggle to kill the alien before it is too late
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and Portuguese and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Walter (Hanks), a lawyer for rock 'n' roll bands, and Anna (Long), a classical musician as they take the plunge of buying a house. No sooner have they crossed the threshold, when the house literally starts falling apart. And as it does, so does their relationship
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 )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 582 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
The parallax view by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

27 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Parallax View, a superb drama about one man's paranoia that turns out to be total, incredible fact, ranks amount the best political thrillers. Warren Beatty is a news reporter who, along with seven others, witnesses the assassination of a political candidate. When the other seven die in "accidents," the newsman begins to doubt the official position: that a lone madman was responsible for the crime. He imagines a sophisticated network of highly trained murderers. But his nightmares pale against the bizarre truth he uncovers
Undisputed by Walter Hill( Visual )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 490 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
Fun with Dick and Jane( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and held by 489 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
Aliens vs. Predator : requiem( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 466 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
Alien³ by David Fincher( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 438 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
Alien quadrilogy by Ridley Scott( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 402 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 )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 329 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
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
AVP : Alien vs. Predator( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 250 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
Tales from the crypt( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 237 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 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
Southern comfort by Walter Hill( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 229 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
 
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David Giler Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

David Giler US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Deivids Gilers

Giler, David 1930-...

Девід Ґайлер

Дэвид Гилер американский кинематографист

Դեվիդ Գայլեր

דיוויד גילר

ديفيد غيلر

دیوید گیلر

デヴィッド・ガイラー

大衛·傑拉

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