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Giler, David

Overview
Works: 96 works in 305 publications in 5 languages and 12,369 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Horror television programs  Dark comedy television programs  Prison films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Creator
Classifications: PN1995.9.S26, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about David Giler
 
Most widely held works by David Giler
Prometheus by Ridley Scott( Visual )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,043 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
Aliens by James Cameron( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Alien, Ripley is the only survivor from mankind's first encounter with the monstrous Alien. Her account of the Alien and the fate of her crew are received with skepticism--until the mysterious disappearnce of colonists on LV-426 lead her to join a team of high-tech colonial marines sent in to investigate
AVP : Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 796 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
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 558 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 )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 458 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 )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tijdens zijn naspeuringen in verband met de moord op zijn vriendin stuit een Amerikaanse journalist op een organisatie van huurmoordenaars
Tales from the crypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 311 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 )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 224 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 206 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 by Walter Hill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 188 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
Rustlers' rhapsody( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 175 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
Alien 3 by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Hungarian and held by 173 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
Gore Vidal's Myra Breckinridge( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 169 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 )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 87 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 anthology by Sigourney Weaver( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
 
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