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Hill, Debra

Overview
Works: 132 works in 446 publications in 6 languages and 10,711 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Motion pictures  Horror films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Scenarist, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Debra Hill
Halloween by John Carpenter( Visual )

70 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The residents of Haddonfield don't know it yet, but death is coming to their small sleepy town. Sixteen years ago, Michael Myers, a ten year old boy, brutally kills his step father, his elder sister and her boyfriend. Sixteen years later, he escapes from the mental institution he has been placed in and makes his way back to his hometown intent on a murderous rampage. He is pursued by Dr. Sam Loomis who is Michael's doctor and the only one who knows Michael's true evil. Elsewhere a shy teenager by the name of Laurie Strode is babysitting on the night Michael comes home. She and her friends are now being stalked by Michael
The fog by John Carpenter( Visual )

38 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charter boat captain and his first mate uncover a buried treasure off the rocky shores of an isolated Northern California town from a ship that sank 100 years ago. They are not aware of the ship's horrible history and awaken the spirits of the dead. Exactly one hundred years ago, a ship of lepers seeking refuge was betrayed by the town's founding fathers and burned. On this night, the ghosts of the long-dead mariners have returned from their watery graves to seek their revenge. Shrouded within a supernatural fog, the ghosts trap the residents of the remote community, intent on seeking out the descendants of those who founded the town. The ghosts will kill anyone who stands in their murderous way
The fisher king by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deejay who finds himself penniless is plucked from disaster by a homeless history professor, who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights and damsels in distress. Together they begin a modern quest for redemption and the Holy Grail
Clue( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who killed Mr. Boddy? Was it Colonel Mustard in the study with the gun? Miss Scarlet in the billiard room with the rope? Or was it Wadsworth the butler? The film was released with 3 different endings, and the audience didn't know which ending they would see. The video release has all three conclusions to the mystery
Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US president ... crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and form Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken ... But time is short. In 24 hours, an explosive device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container
Halloween II by Rick Rosenthal( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Myers, a psychopath left for dead, picks up where he left off stalking the halls of the hospital where his sister lies waiting
John Carpenter's Halloween( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and German and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Halloween night years ago, little Michael Meyers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold blood. But for the last fifteen years, town residents have rested easy, knowing that he was safely locked away in a mental hospital ... until tonight. Tonight, Michael returns to the same quiet neighborhood to relive his grisly murder again ... and again ... and again. Tonight is Halloween!
John Carpenter's Escape from L.A by John Carpenter( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Into the 9.6-quaked Los Angeles of 2013 comes Snake Plissken (Russell). His job: wade through L.A.'s ruined landmarks to retrieve a doomsday device"--Container
Halloween( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now confined to a mental institution, Laurie quickly falls victim to her brother, Michael, whom she thought she had beheaded. Cut to Haddonfield, IL, where a sextet of college students is assembling for the production of an online reality show in which they'll spend the night locked up in the killer's childhood home being filmed by dozens of cameras and broadcast over the Internet. As they hunt for clues about Michael's tortured childhood, he arrives to stalk them relentlessly one by one
Halloween H20 twenty years later by Steve Miner( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurie Strode, using an assumed name and now the dean of a Northern California private school, is still struggling with the horrifying 20-year-old memories of the maniacal killer Michael Meyers. When he reappears, she must conquer her fears and battle him one last time, for the life of her son hangs in the balance
Stephen King's The dead zone by David Cronenberg( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One fateful night, Johnny Smith smashes head-on into an enormous truck. For five long years, Johnny is plunged into a deep coma. When he awakens, he discovers that his youth, his career and his fiancee, Sara, have all been lost. But Johnny has gained something--extraordinary psychic powers allowing him to see visions of the past, present and future. In episode after episode, Johnny is propelled into horror-filled, supernatural experiences
Halloween III season of the witch by Tom Atkins( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrified toy salesman is mysteriously attacked and brought to the hospital, babbling and clutching the year's most popular Halloween costume, an eerie pumpkin mask, Dr. Daniel Challis is thrust into a terrifying nightmare
Big top Pee Wee by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A storm blows a traveling circus onto Pee Wee's farm property
Adventures in babysitting by Chris Columbus( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boring evening of babysitting turns into high adventure when a babysitter and her three charges set out to rescue her friend from the downtown Chicago bus station
John Carpenter's escape from L.A( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the same team who created Escape from New York: in 2013, Los Angeles is in ruins, cut off from the mainland after a major earthquake, and no longer part of the United States. Into this haven for outlaws and undesirables comes Snake Plissken, who must locate a doomsday device before it is too late
Shake, rattle and rock( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Its the 1950's and rock and roll is starting to make it big. Two teenage girls start a band and open up a nightclub in town where the local kids can hang out and stay out of trouble. They encounter opposition from local parents who think rock and roll is the devil's music because it incites sexual tendancies and that the music will corrupt their kids
Attack of the 50 ft. woman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People don't take this wealthy, beautiful woman seriously until she meets a spaceship. No one believes her story of the encounter until she grows to 50 ft. overnight. Then, she sees men in her life from a new angle -- looking down on them
Gross anatomy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Title represents the toughest class in medical school; film traces the trials and temptations of several first year students, notably Joe, who does nothing by the book
Halloween II Halloween III, season of the witch( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halloween III: When a terrified toy salesman is mysteriously attacked and brought to the hospital, babbling and clutching the year's most popular Halloween costume, an eerie pumpkin mask, ADr. Daniel Challis is thrust into a terrifying nightmare
Heartbreak hotel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In small-town Ohio in 1972, aspiring rock and roll singer Johnny Wolfe kidnaps Elvis Presley as a birthday present to cheer up his mom and then convinces Elvis to perform with him in the school talent show
 
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