WorldCat Identities

Mercer, Sam

Overview
Works: 78 works in 388 publications in 5 languages and 16,980 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Horror films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sam Mercer
Signs by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a five-hundred-foot crop circle is found on the farm of Graham Hess, the town's reverend. The circles cause a media frenzy and test Hess's faith as he journeys to find out the truth behind the crop circles
Snow White and the Huntsman by Rupert Sanders( Visual )

40 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen
The BFG by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

22 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

48 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After David Dunn emerges from a horrific train crash as the sole survivor-- and without a single scratch on him-- he meets a mysterious stranger who believes comic book heroes walk the earth. A haunting stranger whose obsession with David will change David's life forever"--Container
The last airbender by Noah Ringer( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Aang, an extraordinary boy with incredible 'bending' powers, as he journeys through an exotic land filled with magical creatures and powerful friends. As the Avatar, he is the only one who can end the age-old conflict between the four nations, Air, Water, Earth, and Fire
The happening by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unstoppable event threatens the world's population by attacking the most basic human instinct of all: survival. Elliot Moore is an ordinary man who is trying to save his family from a terrifying, invisible killer. As Elliot discovers the incredible possibility of what is happening, it becomes very clear that no one is safe
The village by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As his isolated, tight-knit community lives in mortal fear of an oppressive evil inhabiting the forbidden woods just beyond their village, one determined man dares to boldly step into the unknown and confront the astonishing truth
Lady in the water by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An apartment building superintendent rescues a young woman from the swimming pool he maintains and discovers she a character from a bedtime story trying to make her way back home. He then works to protect her from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world
Things we lost in the fire by Susanne Bier( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audrey Burke is reeling from the shock of the news that has just been delivered to her door by the local police - her husband, Brian, had been killed in a random act of violence. Once anchored by the love and comforts of their marriage, Audrey is now adrift. Impulsively, she turns to Jerry, a down-and-out addict who has been her husband's close friend since childhood. Desperate to fill the painful void caused by her husband's death, Audrey invites Jerry to move into the room adjacent to their garage in the hope that he can help her and her children cope with their sudden loss. Now, in facing a daily battle to stay off drugs and his unexpected role as surrogate parent and friend to Audrey's son and daughter, he finds a core of inner resilience. As Jerry and Audrey navigate grief and denial, their fragile bonds are constantly tested. Together, they discover the strength to move forward
Devil( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD: "5 seemingly ordinary people become trapped in a skyscraper elevator. Each has a dirty secret, a tainted past. All seems well until the lights go out ... and the screaming begins. With no way to escape, the horrific truth dawns that one of them is the Devil ... and only then they realize that very bad things happen for very good reasons."--Container
Congo by Michael Crichton( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expedition to the African Congo ends in disaster, and a new team is assembled to find out what went wrong
The relic by Peter Hyams( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plucky evolutionary biologist joins forces with a tough Chicago cop to unravel the mystery behind the horribly mangled corpses that keep popping up around her museum during an opening night gala. Sure enough, there's a monster to blame, sprung from a strange artifact of South American origin
Signs ; The village( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The village: In a quiet, isolated village in Pennsylvania, there lies a pact between the people of the village and the creatures who reside in the surrounding woods. The townspeople do not enter the woods, and the creatures do not enter the village. The pact stays in tact for many years, until the headstrong Lucius Hunt seeks medical supplies from neighboring towns beyond the woods. Animal carcasses begin to appear around the village, causing the elders to fear for the safety of the village, the sanctity of the pact, and so much more
Signs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a five-hundred-foot crop circle is found on the farm of Graham Hess, the town's reverend. The circles cause a media frenzy and test Hess's faith as he journeys to find out the truth behind the crop circles
The BGF( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part
The happening( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unstoppable event threatens the world's population by attacking the most basic human instinct of all: survival. Elliot Moore is an ordinary man who is trying to save his family from a terrifying, invisible killer. As Elliot discovers the incredible possibility of what is happening, it becomes very clear that no one is safe
The relic ; Pet sematary two( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relic: A plucky evolutionary biologist joins forces with a tough Chicago cop to unravel the mystery behind the horribly mangled corpses that keep popping up around her museum during an opening night gala. Sure enough, there's a monster to blame, sprung from a strange artifact of South American origin
Le dernier maître de l'air by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Aang, an extraordinary boy with incredible 'bending' powers, as he journeys through an exotic land filled with magical creatures and powerful friends. As the Avatar, he is the only one who can end the age-old conflict between the four nations, Air, Water, Earth, and Fire
The Relic by Peter Hyams( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A researcher at Chicago's National History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the Museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover gruesome murders on the cargo ship that brought the crates to the US. While investigating another murder in the Museum itself, the police and a museum curator found that there is a large creature roaming the museum which is gearing itself up for a benefit reception which the city's major is to attend
La Relique( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plucky evolutionary biologist joins forces with a tough Chicago cop to unravel the mystery behind the horribly mangled corpses that keep popping up around her museum during an opening night gala. Sure enough, there's a monster to blame, sprung from a strange artifact of South American origin
 
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Mercer, S. L.

Mercer, Samuel L.

Sam Mercer Amerikaans filmproducent

Sam Mercer amerikansk filmproducent

Sam Mercer producteur de films américain

Sam Mercer producteur de films américaine

Sam Mercer productor de cine estadounidense

Sam Mercer productor de cine estauxunidense

Sam Mercer productor de cinema estatunidenc

Sam Mercer produttore cinematografico statunitense

Sam Mercer US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

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