Most widely held works about Jonathan Hensleigh
Most widely held works by Jonathan Hensleigh
Jumanji ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,181 libraries worldwide
When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically tranported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting and recently orphaned children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces in this imaginative adventure that combines breathtaking special effects with an enchanting mixture of comedy, magic and thrills.--summary adapted from container.
Jumanji ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces.
Armageddon ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
Due to a shuttle's unfortunate demise in outer space, NASA becomes aware of a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. It seems that the only way to knock it off course is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear weapon. But as NASA's under-funded yet resourceful team train the world's best drillers for the job, the social order of the world begins to break down as the information reaches the public and hysteria results.
Next ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 997 libraries worldwide
Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him. He can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low in Vegas under an assumed name. There, he performs cheap tricks and lives off small-time gambling "winnings." But when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a nuclear device in Los Angeles, government agent Callie Ferris must use all her wiles to capture Cris and convince him to help her stop the cataclysm.
Die hard with a vengeance ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 968 libraries worldwide
New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day.
Armageddon ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 837 libraries worldwide
When NASA discovers a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth, a crew of roughneck oil drillers is sent in to plant a nuclear warhead that should destroy it.
The Punisher ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 741 libraries worldwide
The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villians, including those who killed his family.
The Saint ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
Freelance spy Simon Templar engages in a series of daring adventures, often highlighted by costumes & gadgets.
Kill the Irishman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Strong violence, language and some sexual content/nudity.
Field of death by Les Martin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
As a courier for the French army at the Battle of Verdun, young Indiana Jones finds himself battling the French generals who persist in ordering suicidal assaults against the German troops.
A far off place ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
A boy, a girl, a bushman, and a dog wander across the desert in order to escape elephant poachers who want them dead.
Die hard collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Die hard: New York City detective John McClane is in Los Angeles to spend the holidays with his estranged wife Holly. While McClane waits for Holly's office party to end, terrorists take control of the building. As their sinister leader, Hans Gruber, and his savage henchman round up hostages, McClane gets ready to blast a few rounds of his own and launch a one-man war.
Prisoner of war by Les Martin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
While fighting with the French in 1916, Indy is captured and sent to a maximum security prison where he meets a charismatic young French captain named Charles de Gaulle.
The Saint : a novel by Burl Barer ( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in 4 languages and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Based on the English private investigator The Saint, by Leslie Charteris.
Masks of evil ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Indy discovers that the face of evil is not always human.
Armageddon : a novel by M. C Bolin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
An asteroid the size of Texas is heading directly toward Earth at 22,000 mph. NASA's director, Dan Truman, has only one option-to send a crew up to land on the asteroid, drill into its surface, and drop a nuclear device into its core. On this heroic journey, they face the most physically and emotionally trying conditions ever encountered ... to save the world and prevent Armageddon.
Trenches of hell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Indy learns the savagery of warfare in the trenches and as a prisoner of war.
The punisher by D. A Stern ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Die hard with a vengeance : a novel by D Chiel ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Armageddon : novelization by Dona Smith ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
An asteroid the size of Texas is heading directly toward Earth at 22,000 mph. NASA's director, Dan Truman, has only one option-to send a crew to land on the asteroid, drill into its surface, and drop a nuclear device into its core. On this heroic journey, they face the most physically and emotionally trying conditions ever encountered ... to save the world and prevent Armageddon.
Action and adventure films Action and adventure films Asteroids--Collisions with Earth Bank robberies Board games Bombings California--Los Angeles Comedy films Criminal investigation Drama Espionage Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Games Gangsters Gold ingots Greene, Danny Intelligence officers Jungles Juvenile works Mafia Magicians McClane, John (Fictitious character) Missing children Nevada--Las Vegas New Hampshire New York (State)--New York Nuclear terrorism Ohio--Cleveland Orphans Play Police Police films Punishment Revenge Saint (Fictitious character) Science fiction films Superhero films Survival Terrorists Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Van Allsburg, Chris Video recordings--for the hearing impaired World War (1914-1918)
Multiple languages (9)