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Skerritt, Tom

Works: 398 works in 1,070 publications in 5 languages and 33,807 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Television programs  History  Action and adventure films  War films  Fiction  Comedy films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Other, Interviewee, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tom Skerritt
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )
135 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( Visual )
32 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and French and held by 3,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of two brothers, Norman and Paul Maclean, growing up in Montana. While Paul rebels against the stern nature of the boys' father Rev. Maclean, Norman pursues his dream of becoming a writer. However, despite the brothers' differences they are ultimately bonded by their mutual love of fly-fishing
MASH by Robert Altman( Visual )
71 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 3,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights the outrageous antics of three skilled young surgeons drafted from civilian life and assigned to a unit of the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) during the Korean War
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway (Foster) receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Top gun by Tony Scott( Visual )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the elite Navy Fighter Weapons School, cocky, young pilots compete against one another in the air as well as on the ground
Tears of the sun by Alex Lasker( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a doctor is rescued by a Special-Ops unit in the jungle of Nigeria, she refuses to go with them unless they agree to help rescue 70 refugees as well
The other sister ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carla is mildly retarded. Although she has grown into a very capable young woman, her nervous mother still has a major meltdown when Carla announces she's in love for the first time. As Carla and her new boyfriend set out to experience all of life's great adventures, they're also out to prove that Carla has earned her independence
Whiteout by Dominic Sena( Visual )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko is the only law-enforcement officer assigned to Antarctica. Carrie is on the verge of shipping out before the really bad weather hits, when she is confronted with a mysterious murder that sounds like a riddle: how'd a lone corpse find its way to the middle of an ice field, as though dropped from a great height? And what does this have to do with the prologue about a Soviet fighter jet crashing some decades earlier? Along with other snowbound stragglers are a U.N. investigator, some cocky pilots, and a grizzled doctor
The parent trap by David Swift( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Parent trap": Susan and Sharon are identical twins that are separated by birth. Once they realize who they are, they make a plan to switch place with the high hopes of getting their parents back together again. "Parent trap II": Now grown up, Sharon is a single mom whose daughter meets Mary and the girls turn into scheming matchmakers
The Velveteen rabbit all you need to do is believe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A courageous velveteen rabbit with dreams of becoming a real rabbit someday helps a young boy to win the affections of his strict grandmother and unapproachable father
At Middleton ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Straight-laced George and eccentric Edith, two strangers meet on their children's campus tour at the idyllic Middleton College. Failing comically to connect with their kids, George and Edith play hooky together, ditching the official tour for a carefree adventure reminiscent of their own college years. But what begins as an afternoon of fun soon becomes a revealing and enlightening experience that will change their lives forever
Stephen King's The dead zone by David Cronenberg( Visual )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 727 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
Bonneville by Jessica Lange( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faced with the decision of a lifetime, Arvilla Holden hijacks her two best friends and sets off in a vintage '66 Bonneville convertible across the great American West to deliver her husband's ashes to her step-daughter. What begins as a simple road trip for the trio, will end up becoming a chance to rediscover themselves, their friendship, the importance of promises and always living life to the fullest
Wings ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small fighter jet gets the chance of a lifetime to compete in an international airshow championship. Determined to win, the jet signs up with a demanding trainer, but the reigning champ wants to make sure the jet won't win the tournment--or even compete
Ice castles ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On her way to the skating finals, Lexie's suffers a freak accident. With the love and support of her childhood sweetheart Nick, Lexie transforms her personal misfortune into a heartbreaking victory
Path to war by Daniel Giat( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning after his election to the Presidency, Lyndon Johnson's dreams for "The Great Society" and his vision for civil rights in America were overshadowed by the Vietnam War. Johnson watches the nation react to the deaths of young Americans overseas
High noon ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Just as a lawman prepares to leave his dangerous career and settle down with a new bride, a vicious killer returns to town seeking vengeance
Your love never fails ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Laura, a working mother who just wants to spend more time with her daughter Kelsey. Unfortunately, her demanding boss Paul has other ideas. When Kelsey's father Dylan files for joint custody, Laura is forced to take Kelsey to Texas, where she confronts the lifestyle, church, and father that she left behind. With the help of the local church minister, Pastor Frank, Laura and Dylan will find their way back to the commitment they made to each other and to Kelsey
Changing hearts by Digiview Entertainment( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A relationship develops between good-natured Amber and the irritable, bossy older woman she befriends when they are both diagnosed with breast cancer
Alien quadrilogy by Ridley Scott( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and French and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
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Alternative Names
Borman, M. 1933-
Skerrit, Tom 1933-
Skerritt, Thomas Alderton.
Skerritt, Thomas Alderton 1933-
English (337)
German (23)
French (16)
Spanish (15)
Italian (3)