WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Colin

Works: 68 works in 432 publications in 7 languages and 29,106 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Historical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Epic films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Colin Wilson
Avatar by James Cameron( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Hmong and held by 3,407 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 )

52 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in English and held by 2,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1193 B.C., Prince Paris, the son of the King of Troy falls in love with Helen, the wife of the king of Sparta, and convinces her to follow him away from her husband, Menelaus. The result is an epic war in which the Greeks sail to Troy and lay siege. Achilles, the greatest warrior in all the world, is called in to fight against Troy and give Greece the upper hand. Hector, the eldest son of Priam, King of Troy, and the greatest Trojan warrior, embodies the hopes of the people of his city
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 2,464 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 )

48 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to get her hands on her father's hidden fortune, Carrigan is forced to hire an afterlife therapist to exercise the ghosts that keep frightening her away. Dr. Harvey and his daughter, Kat, move in and soon Kat meets Casper, the friendliest ghost. But Casper's uncles are still determined to drive all the "fleshies" away
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,018 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 )

41 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,950 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
The lost world : Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

34 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in English and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teams head for Site B, an island where the dinosaurs have been left alone for four years
Munich by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,860 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 Taylor Kitsch( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Italian 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
Detroit by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

13 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds
The haunting by Shirley Jackson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 879 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 )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 824 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 creature. Now teenager Alan Abernathy gets enlisted to help the Gorgonites and rescue the girl of his dreams before the whole town is turned unside down
Pelé( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 468 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 adventure pack( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 320 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 meg by Tuo te tao( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a massive creature attacks a submersible, the crew becomes trapped at the bottom of the Pacific’s deepest trench. To save them from the clutches of the Megalodon – a prehistoric 75-foot shark once believed to be extinct – a visionary oceanographer (Winston Chao) recruits expert rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham). Teamed with the oceanographer’s daughter, Suyin (Li Bingbing), Taylor must try to outwit the greatest predator alive...a killer he’s faced once before."--Container
Rustlers' rhapsody( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrator introduces the audience to Rex O'Herlihan, a singing cowboy riding into town on his trusty horse, Wildfire. As the narrator ponders what westerns would be like if they were made today, O'Herlihan is thrust into the world of color, where he finds himself entering a cliché ridden town where the evil cattle tycoon teams up with the new raincoat-clad Italian cowboys as they attempt to rid the town of Rex and the sheep ranchers
Jurassic Park : ultimate trilogy( Visual )

6 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 Green Table : a dance of death in 8 scenes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Jooss' ballet expresses the futile, relentless tragedy of war
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in Italian and held by 128 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
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