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Wilson, Colin

Overview
Works: 55 works in 366 publications in 9 languages and 25,771 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Colin Wilson
Avatar by James Cameron( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Hmong and held by 3,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Sully is a former marine who uses a wheelchair. But despite his broken body, Jake is still a warrior at heart. He is recruited to travel light years to the human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is mining a rare mineral that is the key to solving earth's energy crisis. He is given a mission to infiltrate the Na'vi, who have become a major obstacle to mining the precious ore
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

47 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship is seized, the captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. An enthralling courtroom battle ensues that captures the attention of the entire nation
Casper by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. James Harvey and his daughter, Kat arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff manor. Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon has hired Dr. Harvey to exercise the house's apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who's just looking for a friend and his outrageous Uncle Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden following the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Lindy Hemming( Visual )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her father presumed dead, Lara must race to recover an ancient artifact that can alter space and time if not destroyed. She finds the key that will unlock the two sections that must be put together in order for the artifact to work. She must fight her nemises in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align
Munich by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 1972 Olympics and PLO terrorists have just kidnapped and murdered 11 Israeli athletes. After the tragic incident is over and several of the terrorists have gone free, the Israeli government of Golda Meir recruits Avner to lead a team of undercover agents to hunt down those responsible throughout Europe, and eliminate them one-by-one. It is physically and emotionally messy work, and conflicts between Avner and his team's handler, Ephraim, over information Avner doesn't want to provide only make things harder. Soon the work starts to take its toll on Avner, especially as it becomes clear that Avner is being hunted in return, and that his family's safety may be in jeopardy
John Carter by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
The lost world : Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free. Now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age. Two emerging nations clash after Paris, a Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnon to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power and sets off for Troy with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans. In order to succeed, Achilles must battle Hector, the older brother of Paris and a Prince of Troy
The haunting by Shirley Jackson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor (Neeson) lures three subjects to a mysterious mansion for an experiment which turns into a nightmare as the secrets of Hill House are revealed in this supernatural thriller
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the Commando Elite--toy action figures with an attitude. They've escaped from their boxes along with the Gorgonites, kindhearted but unusual-looking creatures. Now teenager Alan Abernathy gets enlisted to help the Gorgonites and rescue the girl of his dreams before the whole town is turned upside down
Pelé by Jeff Zimbalist( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pele. A name known around the world, a sports legend who changed soccer forever, and a national hero who carried the hopes and dreams of a country on his back. But before he was an icon, he was a kid from the slums of Sao Paulo, Brazil, so poor that he couldn't afford a real soccer ball
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a nearby island, dinosaurs have sceretly survived and been allowed to roam free but now there is a more ominous threat - a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland
Jurassic Park adventure pack( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond Jurassic Park: Disc includes more extras dealing with all three films in the trilogy
The Green Table : a dance of death in 8 scenes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Jooss' ballet expresses the futile, relentless tragedy of war
Jurassic Park : ultimate trilogy( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dinosaur blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber
The fairy queen by Henry Purcell( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The tale is a joyful fusion of music, dance and comedy which brings alive the splendour of the Baroque for a modern audience."--Container
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two lovers who are separated, then pursued by her brother who is convinced that they are responsible for her father's death. The story is based on the premise that fate is inexorable, that there is no free choice
Lara Croft, tomb raider( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lara Croft, tomb raider": Archaeologist and explorer extraordinaire Lara Croft goes on a death-defying journey that leads her to her greatest challeng: The Triangle of Light. "Lara Croft, tomb raider: the cradle of life": Lara faces her most perilous mission: to recover what ancient civilizations eblieved to be the essence of all evil, Pandora's Box
 
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