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Kinski, Klaus

Works: 699 works in 1,678 publications in 10 languages and 14,062 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  Television programs  Fiction  Portraits  Documentary films  Anthology television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Costume designer, Adapter, Interviewee, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Klaus Kinski
Aguirre, the wrath of God by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
99 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spaanse expeditie naar de legendarische goudschat van de Inca's, waarbij de eerzuchtige edelman Aguirre met een vlot de Amazone afvaart
Fitzcarraldo by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
116 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Irishman, Fitzgerald (Fitzcarraldo to the Indians), struggles to bring his dream of an opera house in the Amazon jungle to reality
Nosferatu the vampyre by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
91 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jonathan Harker, against the wishes of his wife, departs on a journey over the Carpathian Mountains to arrange a real estate transaction for Count Dracula, with tragic results
Woyzeck by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Franz Woyzeck is a hapless, hopeless soldier, alone and powerless in society, assaulted from all sides by forces he cannot control. Abused and tortured, both physically and psychologically by commanding officers, doctors and his unfaithful wife, Marie, Woyzeck struggles to hold on to his humanity and his fragile sanity. In the film's shattering climax, he is finally driven over the brink into madness and murder
Jean Cocteau's Beauty and the beast by Jean Cocteau ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The shy, unselfish Beauty is a captive of a qrotesque beast, but she comes to discover that ugliness can mask great goodness
Burden of dreams by Les Blank ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Goes behind the scenes in the making of Werner Herzog's Fitzcarraldo, the story of one man's attempt to build an opera house deep in the Amazon jungle. Filmmaker Les Blank captured the production, made perilous by Herzog's determination not to use models or special effects
Faerie tale theatre ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Cobra Verde by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historia de un aventurero traficante de esclavos, un hombre consumido por sus sueños y destrozado por las conspiraciones del mundo en que vive
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sequel to "A Fistful of Dollars", this film tells the tale of an alliance between two ruthless gun-slingers, attempting to track down the notorious bandit El Indio
My best fiend Klaus Kinski by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in German and English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary with film excerpts about the stormy relationship between frequent artistic partners, director Werner Herzog and actor Klaus Kinski
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Evil magicians, cursed princes, fierce ogres, wicked queens and more fill this 4-episode collection from the award-winning series. Some of the most treasured tales of magic and enchantment are brought to life with glorious productions and magnificent costumes that will leave you spellbound ... happily ever after."--Container
The little drummer girl by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Screen adaptation of John Le Carre's bestseller about a pro-Palestinian actress who gets recruited to impersonate an Israeli agent and gets caught in the world of terrorists
War movies WWII collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great World War II era movies projecting the spirit and solidarity of Allied forces in the European and Pacific theaters
My best fiend by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My best fiend is a film about the love-hate relationship between between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski. It reveals the deep trust between the two exceptional artists and their independently and simultaneously hatched plans to murder one another
Wild west outlaws real stories, movies & documentaries ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentaries about famous outlaws and ten western classics
The ruthless four Border Shootout ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ruthless four : After a lifetime of prospecting, Sam Cooper has struck gold. But he can't get it without partners, without trusting someone. The person he trusted to be his partner has betrayed him and now he must deal with a streak of bad luck as he fights off bandits, losing his horse and gun. In order to retrieve the gold, he must go back to the desert where it is hidden. Accompanied by his adopted son and some of his sinister friends, Cooper finds he still can't trust anyone to help him retrieve the gold. Border Shootout : A young rancher named Kirby Frye is appointed deputy in a small town that is being terrorized by a local gang of cattle rustlers. The aging sheriff cannot stop the gang's activities. While the sheriff is gone, Frye finds himself in charge and must find a way to deal with the outlaws
Nosferatu by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jonathan Harker is sent away to Count Dracula's castle to sell him a house in Varna, where Jonathan lives. But Count Dracula is a vampire, an undead ghoul living off of men's blood. Inspired by a photograph of Lucy Harker, Jonathan's wife, Dracula moves to Varna, bringing with him death and plague... An unusually contemplative version of Dracula, in which the vampire bears the curse of not being able to get old and die
Blood City And God said to Cain ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blood City : Originally "Welcome to Blood City"--A group of five people find themselves in abizarre western twon where status is awarded according to the number of people one can kill. With now knowledge of where they are other than a card in each of their pockets informing them that they are each convicted murderers, things quickly get out of hand. Caught in a ruthless game of survival the five must fight their way out, but not all of them will make it out alive
The great silence ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A widow hires a gunslinger to avenge the death of her husband, an outlaw who was killed by bounty hunters
Herzog/Kinski collection ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in German and English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director Werner Herzog and actor Klaus Kinski formed one of the most infamous pairings in modern cinema, together producing five epic films. Works emerging out of the tumultuous collaboration between two titans of contemporary film. Included is the documentary My Best Fiend, Herzog's revealing epitaph to his leading man inspiration and tormentor
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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.06 for Shelley Du ... to 0.94 for Ich, Kinsk ...)
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Alternative Names
Kinsky, Klaus 1926-1991
Nakszynski, Claus Gunther
Nakszynski, Klaus Günter Karl
Nakszynski, Nikolaus.
Nakszynski, Nikolaus Günter Karl 1926-1991 Wirklicher Name
Nakszynski, Nikolaus Günther, 1926-1991
Nakszynski, Nikolaus Günther Karl, 1926-1991
Nakszynski, Nikolausz G. 1926-1991
Nakszynsky, Klaus Günter
Nakszynsky, Klaus Günter 1926-1991
Nakzynski, Nikolausz Günter
Nazksynski, Nikolaus 1926-1991
Кински, Клаус
German (423)
English (170)
French (22)
Spanish (19)
Italian (6)
Swedish (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)
Dutch (1)
Norwegian (1)