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Semler, Dean 1943-

Overview
Works: 299 works in 877 publications in 9 languages and 33,558 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Historical films  Western films  Fantasy films  History  Science fiction films  Film remakes 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Director, Actor, Illustrator, Performer, Other, Scenarist, Interviewee, Contributor, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Dean Semler
 
Most widely held works by Dean Semler
Maleficent by Robert Stromberg( Visual )

13 editions published in 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom,until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces a battle with the invading king's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom, and perhaps to Maleficent's true happiness as well
We Were Soldiers by Randall Wallace( Visual )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Col. Hal Moore is the commander of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry. As part of the Pleiku Campaign of late 1965, Moore is assigned to action at Landing Zone X-Ray in the Ia Drang Valley, an area known to be overrun by North Vietnamese troops and nicknamed "The Valley of Death." Moore soon finds himself and his men contained to an area about the size of a football field, surrounded by more than 2,000 enemy troops and engaged in the first major battle of the war. Heroism becomes the order of the day as the men refuse to yield, in spite of heavy losses of life
Bruce Almighty by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 2,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Nolan is a discontented TV reporter who believes the entire universe is stacked against him. After a bad day, Bruce flies into a rage and blames God for making his life so miserable. God responds by endowing Bruce with all of His divine powers and challenges him to take on "The Big Job" to see if he can do it any better
2012 by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world
Heaven is for real by Greg Kinnear( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. He recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth
Apocalypto by Mel Gibson( Visual )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw is a young man who is captured for sacrifice, but flees to avoid his fate. He is taken on a perilous journey to a world that is ruled by fear and oppression, where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life
XXX by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xander is a notorious underground thrill-seeker who, until now, has been deemed untouchable by the law. But when he goes over the line with his latest stunt, he's faced with two options - either infiltrate a ruthless Russian crime ring for the government, or go to jail. Xander turns spy and now this new breed of secret agent is out to take down the enemies of justice with his own style of no-holds-barred action
Appaloosa by Ed Harris( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1880s, the American West. Randall Bragg is a rich landowner who is wanted for murdering the town marshal. Lawman Virgil Cole and his deputy Everett Hitch are two friends who are hired to defend a lawless town from the murderous rancher. Their efforts become complicated and their friendship is tested when a young widow arrives in town
The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
The longest yard by Peter Segal( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former pro football quarterback suddenly lands in a maximum security prison. Using fellow inmates, he must put together a motley group of cons to play a no-holds-barred grudge game against the sadistic guards
Date night by Steve Carell( Visual )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ordinary couple is in the right place, on the wrong night. Phil and Claire Foster are a sensible, suburban husband and wife slogging through their daily lives and marriage. But a case of mistaken identity sets off an outrageous chain of events involving small-time thieves, big-city mobsters, corrupt cops and a crazed cabbie, as the Fosters' 'date night' turns into a wild ride they'll never forget!
Stealth by W. D Richter( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, the Navy develops a stealth fighter plane. On board piloting the jet is an artificial intelligence computer. The jet is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific to learn combat manuevers from the human pilots aboard. But when the computer develops a mind of its own, it's the humans who are charged with stopping it before it incites a war
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

38 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, Dances With Wolves chronicles the exploits of Lieutenant John Dunbar (Kevin Costner) during the Civil War. After encountering and eventually being accepted by a Native American tribe, Dunbar's loyalties are put to the test when the army threatens his new home, forcing him to choose between white America or the natives he now calls "his people."
The road warrior by George Miller( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max drives the roads of outback Australia in a never-ending search for gasoline. Lining up against him are warriors decked out in heavy-metal costumes. The battle is joined over a tiny band of civilized survivors with their precious hoard of fuel
Dragonfly by David Seltzer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, is a physician mourning the death of his wife Emily who died in South America, where she was providing medical outreach. Wracked by grief, Joe feels obligated to check in on his wife's pediatric patients, fulfilling a promise he made before she left. Visiting the ward, Joe starts to believe that Emily is using the near-death experiences of her terminal patients to communicate with him, through images the children report seeing in their dreams, and the symbols they are compelled to draw
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. But when an overzealous bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple's arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a charade of domestic bliss. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure the well-intentioned con men discover that sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family
HeartBreakers by Bob Dylan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother-daughter con team attempts to take advantage of a tobacco tycoon
Just my luck by Lindsay Lohan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ashley is a young Manhattan socialite who is possibly the luckiest person in New York City. However, after she happens to kiss a hapless boy named Jake at a masquerade ball, she finds out she's somehow traded her great luck for his terrible luck
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this action film
Grudge match by Robert De Niro( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry 'Razor' Sharp and Billy 'The Kid' McDonnen are old boxing rivals who come out of retirement for one final match. On their first encounter in decades, their long-festering feud erupts into an unintentionally hilarious melee that instantly goes viral. The sudden social media frenzy transforms their local grudge match into a must-see HBO event. Now, if they can just survive the training, they may actually live to fight again
 
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Alternative Names
Dean Semler australischer Kameramann

Dean Semler director de cine australiano

Dean Semler director of photography uit Australië

Dean Semler direttore della fotografia e regista australiano

Dean Semler réalisateur australien

Sempler, Dean.

Sempler, Dean 1943-

Ντιν Σέμλερ Αυστραλός σκηνοθέτης

Дин Семлер

Дін Семлер

Դին Սեմլեր

דין סמלר במאי קולנוע אוסטרלי

دین سملر

ディーン・セムラー

迪安·塞姆勒

迪恩·赛姆勒

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