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McTiernan, John

Overview
Works: 210 works in 892 publications in 8 languages and 14,779 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Interviews  Motion pictures  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Police films 
Roles: Director, Production personnel, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Creator, Contributor, dir, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John McTiernan
Die hard by John McTiernan ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A team of terrorists has seized a building in L.A. and taken hostages. A New York cop, in town to spend Christmas with his estranged wife, is the only hope for the people held by the savage criminals
The hunt for Red October by John McTiernan ( Visual )
80 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new Soviet sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast. Government experts think it is planning to attack- that is, all the experts but one. He thinks the sub's commander is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find the sub and prove his theory
Die hard with a vengeance by John McTiernan ( Visual )
93 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day
Predator by John McTiernan ( Visual )
103 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerilla fighters in a Central American country, Schwarzenegger and his men encounter an enemy more deadly than any on Earth--because the Predator is not of this Earth
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billionaire Thomas Crown loves courting disaster and winning! But when he meets his match in an intelligent, cunning, lady insurance investigator, a game of cat and mouse ensues
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being warned by a fortune-teller that their fight against legendary creatures is doomed to failure unless they have a 13th warrior, a travelling ambassador (Banderas) is given no choice but to join a group of fierce fighters
Basic by John McTiernan ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a drill instructor and several of his cadets disappear during training exercises in Panama, a U.S. DEA agent is called in to investigate the mysterious disapperance
Last action hero by John McTiernan ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this action film
Medicine man by John McTiernan ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Robert Campbell, a brilliant but unorthodox scientist, is racing against time in his bold research for a cure against cancer. Deep in the Amazon rain forest, Campbell is hot on the trail of an amazing discovery, but soon finds himself caught in the midst of an explosive adventure
Rollerball by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strap yourself in for an adrenaline rush, rollerball competition as three players battle the ruthless owner of an ultra-violent sport league, where blood, speed and murder are all part of the game
Die hard collection ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die hard with a vengeance: New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian, McClane careens wildly from one end of town to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game
The films of John McTiernan ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John McTiernan talks about his films and the making of them, provides a brief autobiographical introduction of how he got started in his career, and follows with film reminiscences giving insights about the production, the casting process, studios, the industry and experiences with collaborators
Nomads by John McTiernan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thriller about a mystical tribe of deadly, wandering nomadic spirits. An anthropologist is brutally murdered by the "Nomads," but before he dies, he passes the memories of his last days on to a beautiful doctor who tried to save his life
The hunt for Red October Patriot games ; Clear and present danger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hunt for Red October: A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading the the United States coast under the command of Captain Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it. At the same time, the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find Ramius too
Die hard trilogy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Die Hard with a Vengeance, McClane is the personal target of a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city of New York if he does not get what he wants
Die hard trilogy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Die Hard, John McClane, a New York City detective newly arived in Los Angeles, rescues office workers held hostage by terrorists in their office building. In Die Hard 2, off-duty cop McClane must battle terrorists holding an airport hostage. In Die Hard with a Vengeance, McClane is the personal target of a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city of New York if he does not get what he wants
Die hard ultimate collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Live free or die hard: New York detective John McClane delivers old-school justice to a new breed of terrorists when a massive computer attack on the U.S. infrastructure threatens to shut down the entire country over Independence Day weekend
Predator Predator 2 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Predator 2: Predator is a savage alien, invisible and armed with advanced weapons. On this, his second visit to Earth, he lands in Los Angeles and begins a series of ghastly murders. It's up to a determined police lieutenant to learn what is going on, even when he is warned off by a mysterious government agent
Piège de cristal by John McTiernan ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"John McClane, un flic de New York, débarque à Los Angeles afin de passer les vacances de Noël avec son épouse. Mais au même moment, la tour qui abrite la soirée du réveillon est envahie par un groupe de terroristes.Les résidents de l'immeuble sont pris en otage. Tout a été calculé au millimètre près. Tout sauf un détail... McClane
The Thomas Crown affair [1999] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thrill-seeking billionaire Thomas Crown (Brosnan) loves nothing more than courting disaster--and winning! So when his world becomes too "safe", he pulls off his boldest stunt ever. But his post-heist excitement soon pales beside an even greater challenge: Catherine Banning (Russo)
 
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