WorldCat Identities

Mercer, Sam

Overview
Works: 75 works in 320 publications in 4 languages and 16,445 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Horror films  Children's films  Juvenile works  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 )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Graham Hess and his family are told extraterrestrials are responsible for the sign in the field. They watch, with growing dread, the news of crop circles being found all over the world. Signs is the emotional story of one family on one farm as they encounter the terrfying last moments of life as the world is being invaded."--Cover
Snow White and the Huntsman by Rupert Sanders( Visual )

36 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,199 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 )

19 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,154 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 )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,711 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 M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,694 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."--Container
The happening( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,199 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 )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 1,199 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 tiny 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the complex swimming pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect the new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world
Things we lost in the fire by Susanne Bier( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audrey Burke is reeling after a terrible loss, and impulsively invites a troubled life long friend to stay with her. Love ensues overtime along with a comedic storyline
Devil( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 676 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 )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 316 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 )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come in-if you dare. The opening-night gala for a new exhibit at Chicago's natural history museum is under way. But be advised: something terrifying wants to make sure no one ever leaves. Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt and James Whitmore star in this effects-packed shocker that gives haunted-house movies a terrific new setting. And the non-human star (brought to head-ripping life by Jurassic Park Oscar? winner Stan Winston) is something no creature fan can let slip by. "The creature can hold its own with the Alien," writes Chicago Tribune critic Gene Siskel. "When the last reel begins ... the special effect is truly awesome." Let the panic begin
The happening by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Del director de El Sexto Sentido y Señales, M. Night Shyamalan, llega un vertiginoso thriller acerca de una familia que huye aterrorizada de un misterioso y mortal fenómeno. El actor nominado al Oscar Mark Wahlberg (Mejor actor de reparto, Los Infiltrados), estelariza como Elliot Moore, un hombre compun que intenta salvar a su familia de un implacable asesino invisible. Mientras Elliot comienza a descubrir la verdadera naturaleza de lo que está al acecho, pronto resulta evidente que nadie--y ningún lugar esta a salvo."--Información impresa en el envase
Signs ; The village( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 75 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 69 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 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 20 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
La Relique( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 17 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
The village (DVD)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a quiet, isolated village in old 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 intact for many years, that is 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
 
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Alternative Names
Mercer, Samuel L.

Sam Mercer Amerikaans filmproducent

Sam Mercer amerikansk filmproducent

Sam Mercer producteur de films américaine

Sam Mercer productor de cine estadounidense

Sam Mercer produttore cinematografico statunitense

Sam Mercer US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Мерсер, Сэм

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سام مرسر تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

サム・マーサー

山姆·默瑟 美國電影製片人

Languages
English (209)

Spanish (11)

Italian (5)

French (3)