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Wilson, Colin

Overview
Works: 53 works in 352 publications in 9 languages and 25,726 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 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 3,173 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. But a beautiful Na'vi female, Neytiri, saves Jake's life--which changes everything
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

41 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

49 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the story of a group of enslaved Africans who overcome their captors and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship is seized, the captive Africans are brought to trial in the United States, this is the story of that courtroom battle
Casper by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,198 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 2,068 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 Lawrence Gordon( Visual )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,022 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
Munich by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intense story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it
John Carter by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,805 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 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to 'Jurassic Park' in which the dinosaurs are now living on a nearby island. Ian Malcolm and his girlfriend lead an expedition to track the dinosaurs
The haunting by Shirley Jackson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor 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 854 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 )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 461 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 Baurú, Brazil, so poor that he couldn't afford a real soccer ball
Jurassic Park by Sam Neill( Visual )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar
Jurassic Park adventure pack( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar. Originally issued in 1997
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 )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 168 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 148 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 145 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
Manhunters : criminal profilers and their search for the world's most wanted serial killers by Colin Wilson( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Colin Wilson opens this illuminating psychological discussion with the development of the 1977 Behavioral Science Unit, which was set up in order to answer the many questions surrounding serial killers: How does someone become a serial killer? How do they choose their victims, and why do they not feel remorse? How are they caught? Wilson interviews FBI Special Agent Robert Ressler, coiner of the term?serial killer" and one of the pioneers of criminal profiling, as well as Ted Bundy and Charles Manson in order to figure out the motives behind their grisly actions. In Manh
 
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