WorldCat Identities

Skerritt, Tom

Works: 147 works in 827 publications in 7 languages and 36,322 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  War films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tom Skerritt
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

181 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,462 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. Ultimately, only Ripley is left to fight for her survival and all mankind's
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( Visual )

49 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 3,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of two brothers, Norman and Paul Maclean, growing up in Montana. While Paul rebels against the stern nature of the boys' father Rev. Maclean, Norman pursues his dream of becoming a writer. However, despite the brothers' differences they are ultimately bonded by their mutual love of fly-fishing
MASH by Robert Altman( Visual )

116 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The personnel of a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in Korea develop a lunatic lifestyle to cope with the military bureaucracy and the horrors of war
Top gun by Tony Scott( Visual )

43 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maverick Mitchell, a daring young flyer in the U.S. Navy is out to become the best of the best at the Navy's prestigious fighter weapons school. Kelly McGillis sizzles as the civilian instructor who teaches Maverick a few things you can't learn in a classroom
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway (Foster) receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Steel magnolias by Robert Harling( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother torn between love and anger, while her loyal friends support her and try to deal with their own feelings
Tears of the sun by Bruce Willis( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a doctor in the Nigerian jungle is rescued by a Special-Ops unit headed by a veteran Navy SEAL, she refuses to go with them unless they agree to help rescue 70 refugees as well
The Velveteen rabbit : all you need to do is believe by Michael Landon( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A courageous velveteen rabbit with dreams of becoming a real rabbit someday helps a young boy to win the affections of his strict grandmother and unapproachable father
The other sister( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Even though Carla has grown into a very capable young woman, her nervous mother still has a major meltdown when Carla and her new boyfriend set out to experience all of life's great adventures, they're also out to prove that Carla has earned her independence"--Container
Whiteout by Dominic Sena( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko is the only law-enforcement officer assigned to Antarctica. Carrie is on the verge of shipping out before the really bad weather hits, when she is confronted with a mysterious murder that sounds like a riddle: how'd a lone corpse find its way to the middle of an ice field, as though dropped from a great height? And what does this have to do with the prologue about a Soviet fighter jet crashing some decades earlier? Along with other snowbound stragglers are a U.N. investigator, some cocky pilots, and a grizzled doctor
The parent trap( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parent trap II: Now grown up, Sharon is a single mom whose daughter meets Mary and the girls turn into scheming matchmakers
At Middleton( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Straight-laced George and eccentric Edith, two strangers meet on their children's campus tour at the idyllic Middleton College. Failing comically to connect with their kids, George and Edith play hooky together, ditching the official tour for a carefree adventure reminiscent of their own college years. But what begins as an afternoon of fun soon becomes a revealing and enlightening experience that will change their lives forever
The dead zone by David Cronenberg( Visual )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being in a coma for years, a man awakens with strange psychic abilities that come into effect whenever he touches someone
Wings( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small fighter jet gets the chance of a lifetime to compete in an international airshow championship. Determined to win, the jet signs up with a demanding trainer, but the reigning champ wants to make sure the jet won't win the tournment--or even compete
Bonneville by Jessica Lange( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faced with the decision of a lifetime, Arvilla Holden hijacks her two best friends and sets off in a vintage '66 Bonneville convertible across the great American West to deliver her husband's ashes to her step-daughter. What begins as a simple road trip for the trio, will end up becoming a chance to rediscover themselves, their friendship, the importance of promises and always living life to the fullest
SpaceCamp by W.W. and Mitchell, Casey Wicket( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of eager teenagers attend a summer camp designed to teach them the workings of the NASA space program. While sitting in the spacecraft during an engine test, the group is accidentally launched into the weightless world of outer space
Ice castles by Donald Wrye( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexis es una bella joven adolescente, patinadora artística y esperanza olímpica que parece destinada a la grandeza. Impulsada por su entrenador, Beulah. Lexie dá lo mejor de ella. Su padre tiene sus dudas, pero Lexie patina excelente y llega a las finales. Justo en el momento que Lexie está en la cima, sufre un fatal accidente. Con el amor y apoyo de su querido de la infancia, Nick Peterson. Lexie transforma su tragedia en una victoria rompecorazones."--Envase
Path to war by Daniel Giat( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning after his election to the Presidency, Lyndon Johnson's dreams for "The Great Society" and his vision for civil rights in America were overshadowed by the Vietnam War. Johnson watches the nation react to the deaths of young Americans overseas
Your love never fails( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Laura, a working mother who just wants to spend more time with her daughter Kelsey. Unfortunately, her demanding boss Paul has other ideas. When Kelsey's father Dylan files for joint custody, Laura is forced to take Kelsey to Texas, where she confronts the lifestyle, church, and father that she left behind. With the help of the local church minister, Pastor Frank, Laura and Dylan will find their way back to the commitment they made to each other and to Kelsey
Changing hearts by Faye Dunaway( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A relationship develops between good-natured Amber and the irritable, bossy older woman she befriends when they are both diagnosed with breast cancer
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