Townsend, Stuart 1972-
Most widely held works by Stuart Townsend
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
A legion of superheroes, the likes of which mankind had never seen, must band together under the leadership of Allan Quatermain to save the world from "The Fantom" who is threatening to launch a global Armageddon.
Queen of the damned ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
For centuries she's waited for the right being to summon her to reign again over all her evil dominion. She is Akasha, the wickedly regal mother of all vampires. Lestat has now found acceptance in the tattooed, pierced, black-clad world as a Goth-riffed rock star. Together, Akasha and Lestat can rule forever. But Lestat's fascination with a flesh-and-blood mortal may upend that reign.
Battle in Seattle ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 457 libraries worldwide
November, 1999. A peaceful demonstration to stop the World Trade Organization. Talks quickly escalate into a full-scale riot, and soon a State of Emergency is declared by the Mayor of Seattle. The streets are mayhem, and the WTO is paralyzed. Caught in the crossfire of civil liberties and keeping the peace are Seattle residents, including its beleaguered mayor, a SWAT riot officer on the streets and his pregnant wife. The choices they all make will change their lives forever.
Trapped ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
A couple find their world has been turned upside down when they're taken hostage and held in different cities while their young daughter, who has severe asthma, is kidnapped by the same band of ruthless criminals and held for a large ransom. It seems that the criminals have a foolproof plan. Unable to contact the police, the criminals demand a massive ransom, but if the payment is not arranged in 24 hours, the girl will be killed.
Head in the clouds ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930's, two lifelong lovers are forced to choose between passion and personal convictions as their fate is intertwined with the painful history of a world at war.
About Adam ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Three sisters, one guy ... he's the most outrageous secret ever kept ... from each other. Lucy has had a string of boyfriends, until she meets Adam. She brings him home to meet her family and they all heartily approve. When Lucy asks Adam to marry her, he agrees, to the complete surprise of her sisters.
Chaos theory ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Efficiency expert Frank Allen makes lists. And lists of lists. He has time scheduled, planned, parsed and pigeonholed. Then one day he's 10 minutes late (not due to any inefficiency on his own part, of course) and that sparks a comic chain reaction that puts Frank in bed with a hottie, in the maternity ward with a very expectant mother and in trouble with his wife, who doesn't buy his innocent explanations. His orderly life is out of control-- and wow, is chaos fun!
League of extraordinary gentlemen ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 libraries worldwide
A legion of superheroes, the likes of which mankind had never seen, must band together under the leadership of Allan Quartermain to save the world from "The Fantom" who is threatening to launch a global Armageddon.
Shade ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Three small-time grifters devise a plan to beat the Dean, the ultimate card mechanic, in this film centered around L.A.'s underground gambling scene.
Wonderland ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Three sisters with very different lives, through a series of vignettes focus on their dreams, conflicts and weekend escapedes, all beautifully interwoven into a single tapestry of love, pain and pure joy.
Unhitched ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
When a man learns his worst enemy is about to marry the woman his best friend loves, he vows to break up the wedding any way he can.
Night stalker. The complete series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
A newspaper reporter investigates strange deaths and unexplained phenomena. He asks the questions that no one else will about the cases the police can't - or won't - solve.
Shooting fish ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and French and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Dylan and Jez are con artists, Dylan is a charming American who's run from some characters in the states and Jez is an English techno nerd. During one of their scams selling a voice recognition computer they hire Georgie as a secretary for the job. The romantic triangle between Dylan, Jez and Georgie appears, but she is also not a secretary, but a student, and her marriage with rich Roger is upcoming.
Resurrection man ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1970's, Ryan, a journalist in Ulster, Northern Ireland, becomes obsessed with tracking down a young psychopath named Victor Kelly who is a member of a gang called the Resurrection Men. Ryan and Victor become entangled in each other's lives as Victor follows his suicidal trajectory and Ryan clings to a good story.
Gothika ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Gothika: Dr. Miranda Grey is a brilliant criminal psychologist. However, after an automobile accident, she wakes up only to find that she has been convicted for the murder of her husband, Doug. With only fragmented memories of the alleged crime, she begins to dig deeper into her husband's past. Meanwhile, she is being haunted by the ghost of a girl called Rachel who is seemingly trying to convey a message to her with the phrase "not alone." As Miranda learns more about her husband with clues from Rachel, she realizes that Doug was not who he seemed at all.
Trapped ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
A wealthy doctor, his wife, and their daughter are simultaneously kidnapped by a group of serial kidnappers seeking a large ransom; things start to go wrong when the daughter turns out to be asthmatic.
Unhitched ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A man tries to break up a wedding when he learns that the woman his best friend loves is about to marry his worst enemy.
Battle in Seattle Bataille a Seattle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
November, 1999. A peaceful demonstration to stop the World Trade Oraganization talks quickly escalates into a full-scale riot, and soon a State of Emergency is declared by the Mayor of Seattle. The streets are mayhem, and the WTO is paralyzed. Caught in the crossfire of civil liberties and keeping the peace are Seattle residents, including its beleaguered mayor, a SWAT riot officer on the streets and his pregnant wife. The choices they all make will change their lives forever.
Thriller collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Ghost ship: Salvagers discover the Antonia Graza, an Italian luxury liner with a dark secret.
La Liga de los Hombres Extraordinarios The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2 libraries worldwide
En la era Victoriana, el gobierno del reino está preso del pánico porque no sabe cómo detener unos diabólicos planes para la dominación del mundo. Para conseguirlo, traerán a los más grandes aventureros de la humanidad, incluyendo a Allan Quatermain, el Dr. Henry Jekyll, el Capitán Nemo y Dorian Gray.
Armageddon Asthma in children California--Los Angeles Causation Comedy films Demonstrations Drama Enemies Fate and fatalism Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Friendship Gamblers Gambling Goth culture (Subculture) Gray, Dorian (Fictitious character) Heroes Horror films Hyde, Edward (Fictitious character) Jekyll, Henry (Fictitious character) Kidnapping League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Fictitious characters) Lestat (Fictitious character) Man-woman relationships Mayors Moore, Alan,--1953- Nemo, Captain (Fictitious character) Obsessive-compulsive disorder Pregnant women Quatermain, Allan (Fictitious character) Ransom Riot control Romantic comedy films Sawyer, Tom (Fictitious character) Sisters Steampunk films Superhero films Time management Vampire films Vampire films Vampires Video recordings Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War Washington (State)--Seattle World Trade Organization
Multiple languages (7)