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Skerritt, Tom

Works: 302 works in 1,115 publications in 7 languages and 39,168 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Children's films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  War films  Animated films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tom Skerritt
Alien by David Fincher( Visual )

203 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,604 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
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( Visual )

52 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and French and held by 3,285 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. Despite the brothers' differences, they are ultimately bonded by their mutual love of fly-fishing
Top gun by Tony Scott( Visual )

44 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maverick Mitchell is a daring young flyer in the U.S. Navy who is out to become the best of the best at the Navy's prestigious fighter weapons school
MASH by Robert Altman( Visual )

119 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic American war comedy focusing on the antics of three army surgeons in Korea, who develop a lunatic lifestyle to help them handle the horrors encountered everyday in their Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

29 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 Herbert Ross( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Tears of the sun by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navy SEAL A.K. Waters is sent into war torn Africa in order to save Dr. Lena Hendricks, the leader of a mission; when she refuses to leave her refugees, they all begin a dangerous trek through the jungle in hopes of safety
The Velveteen rabbit : all you need to do is believe by Margery Williams Bianco( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,190 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 parent trap by Walt Disney( Visual )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,069 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
The other sister( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 960 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 893 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
At Middleton( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 841 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 )

33 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 813 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 by Rob Schneider( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 680 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
MASH by Twentieth Century-Fox/Aspen Productions( Visual )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Korean War, three U.S. Army surgeons defy military authority when they are not performing their duties
Bonneville by Jessica Lange( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 663 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 524 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 Columbia Pictures( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexie Winston is a pretty teenage figure skater and Olympic hopeful who seems destined for greatness until she suffers a freak accident. With the love and support of her childhood sweetheart Lexie transforms her personal misforutne into a heartbreaking victory
Path to war by Daniel Giat( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 492 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 by Terry Lee( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 486 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
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