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Hurd, Gale Anne

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Aliens by James Cameron ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ripley is recovering from her first encounter with the deadly alien. Her account of that event is received with skepticism, but transmissions from a colony later established on the alien's planet abruptly cease. Burke, an up-and-coming company man, talks Ripley into going back with a squad of colonial Marines. Of course the Marines do not take her warnings seriously either, until they come face-to-face with the awesome alien spawn
The Terminator by James Cameron ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2029, the ruling giant super-computer, Skynet, sends in indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to 1984 to kill a woman, Sarah Connor, whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope
The Incredible Hulk by Universal Studios ; Marvel Comics ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk
Hulk by Ang Lee ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scientist performs regeneration experiments on himself, and passes on the genes to his son, Bruce. Now Bruce is performing experiments that expose him to radiation and nanomeds, which combined with his unique genes, unleashes the Hulk
The abyss by James Cameron ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks, the Navy commandeers the crew of a civilian deep sea oil rig to help in the rescue operation. This perilous mission becomes a wondrous odyssey into the unknown as forces from the ocean's deepest region begin to make contact with the divers
Armageddon by Michael Bay ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The U.S. government calls upon an oil-well driller and his colorful crew to save the world by flying to an asteroid that's on a collision course for earth and setting off a nuclear bomb to divert it
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member 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 villains, including those who killed his family
ÆonFlux ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
400 years in the future disease has wiped out the majority of the earth's population except for one walled city-state, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. Aeon Flux is an assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When Aeon is sent on a mission to kill the government's leader, she uncovers a world of secrets, which makes her question everything she thought she knew
Punisher by Ray Stevenson ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infamous vigilante, Frank Castle, known as the Punisher, has been on his vengeance driven zeal for the past six years. He brutally assaults a 'beat the rap' party for the notorious mob boss Gaitano Cesare. He hideously disfigures gangster Billy Russoti and murders a mafia lackey who turns out to be an undercover FBI agent. Agent Paul Budiansky is the ex-partner of the undercover agent who joins the NYPD's 'Punisher Task Force' to help bring Castle to justice. Russoti recovers from his run-in with the Punisher with revenge on his mind, recruiting an army of psychotic killers, gangbangers, and mobsters. Distraught that he has now become the very evil he swore to battle, Castle is content to hang up his guns and quit the justice business for good. Plans quickly change once he learns that the surviving wife and child of the agent is kidnapped. Forced back into the war, the Punisher now has to face the formidable army in order to save the lives of an innocent family his actions put on firing line
True whispers the story of the Navajo code talkers ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores from the Native point of view the complex story of the role that the Native American code talkers and the Navajo language played in secret communications during World War II. No cryptography system proved as effective during the war as did the use of Navajo code talkers using their tribal language to transmit military communiques. Countless American lives were saved because of the service of these brave young Native American Marines
Virus by John Bruno ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a crew of a crippled tugboat discover a deserted Russian military ship they find an alien electical life-form waiting inside
The ghost and the darkness by Stephen Hopkins ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two lions on a man-eating rampage have shut down the construction of a railway in 1896 East Africa. The beasts hunt together, showing no fear of man or fire. What's more, they're killing for sport rather than for food--and they have an almost supernatural knack for knowing what traps await them. Big-game hunter Remington and construction engineer Patterson set out to stop these unstoppable monsters. But, in this astonishing tale of man against beast, the hunters become the hunted
Clockstoppers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zak is an ordinary teenager who suddenly obtains extraordinary powers when he stumbles upon a mysterious wristwatch-type device that can literally stop time in its tracks! It's the perfect gadget to impress a beautiful new foreign exchange student at school. The world lies in the hands of whoever possesses the amazing apparatus
The walking dead by Andrew Lincoln ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After waking from a coma in an abandoned hospital, police officer Rick Grimes finds the world he knew gone--ravaged by a zombie epidemic of apocalyptic proportions. Nearby, on the outskirts of Atlanta, a small encampment struggles to survive as the dead stalk them at every turn
Dante's peak by Pierce Brosnan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A long-dormant volcano erupts, threatening the residents of a small town
Alien nation ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science fiction drama set in Los Angeles in the 1990's about a whole culture of aliens called "Newcomers" who land in the Mojave Desert and are allowed refuge by the U.S. government. In L.A. alone, there are 300,000 Newcomers, and Detective James Sykes, a veteran police officer, is out to avenge the death of his partner who was killed by one of the extra-terrestrials. Sykes' new partner Sam Francisco turns out to be the force's first Newcomer, and together they uncover a trail of murder leading to the worst drug epidemic ever to hit Planet Earth
The relic by Peter Hyams ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 168 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
Raising cain by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Jenny's husband, a respected psychologist, takes a year off to help raise their daughter, she is totally unprepared for the emergence of his multiple personalities and the fiendish plot to recreate the infamous experiments of his deranged father
Switchback ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An FBI agent tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son
Dick ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a class field trip to the White House in 1972, two high school girls wander into a top-secret shredding session. President Nixon appoints them "Official White House dog walkers" to find out how much they have discovered
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