Most widely held works by Wesley Strick
Cape Fear ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,102 libraries worldwide
Fourteen years after being imprisoned, psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden.
A nightmare on Elm Street ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
"Five teenage friends living on one street all dream of a sinister man with a disfigured face, a frightening voice and a gardener's glove with knives for fingers. One by one, he terrorizes them within their dreams--where the rules are his and the only way out is to wake up. But when one among them dies, they soon realize that what happens in their dreams happens for real and the only way to stay alive is to stay awake. Buried in their past is a debt that has just come due. To save themselves, they must plunge into the mind of the most twisted nightmare of all: Freddy Krueger"--Container.
Arachnophobia ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 667 libraries worldwide
A doctor who is deathly afraid of spiders moves his family to a small town where the disgusting arachnids are attacking the townspeople. He must overcome his fear to save the community, but it may already be too late!
The Glass house ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Ruby is devastated when her parents are killed in a tragic car accident. With her younger brother Rhett, Ruby is sent to live with the legal guardians chosen by her parents. The Glasses live in an opulent Malibu mansion where Ruby and Rhett are promised all of the finest luxuries money can buy and a lavish new rich-kid lifestyle. Before long, however, Ruby begins to suspect that her new caretakers are not what they appear on the surface and that the couple's financial woes may force them to harm her or Rhett in order to cash in on their sizable life insurance policies.
The Saint ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Val Kilmer stars as espionage hero Simon Templar whose gallery of secret weapons and knowledge of disguises make him a most worthy adversary.
Out there in the dark by Wesley Strick ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Frustrated by his B-movie career until he is given the opportunity to direct a larger-budget picture, German emigre Dieter Seife endeavors to prove himself but disapproves of the casting of young Harley Hayden in the leading role, an opinion that prompts the ambitious Hayden to investigate the director's background.
True believer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
A once acclaimed civil rights attorney of the 60's, now an embittered cynic who makes a living defending drug-dealing low-lifes, has his passion for justice rekindled by an idealistic young associate.
The tie that binds ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A couple is forced to fight for their lives when the natural parents of the child they adopted returns.
The Saint : a novel by Burl Barer ( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in 4 languages and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Based on the English private investigator The Saint, by Leslie Charteris.
Arachnophobia : a novel by Nicholas Edwards ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Doom by John Shirley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Wolf ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 55 libraries worldwide
"Jack Nicholson and Michelle Pfeiffer star in 'Wolf', a wickedly funny, wildlly romantic, white-knuckle thriller. James Spader...Kate Nelligan...Christopher Plummer...and David Hyde Pierce...co-star in this beastly tale of love and betrayal with equal measures of humor, passion and delicious terror."--container.
Return to paradise ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and French and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Three young men once lived a life of drugs, sex and freedom in Malaysia. Now one is in prison (Vince Vaughn) and will be executed in five days if a woman (Anne Heche) cannot persuade the other two to return to Malaysia to serve three years in prison.
Cape Fear ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 45 libraries worldwide
In one of the most acclaimed thrillers of our time a vicious psychopath (Robert De Niro), after being imprisoned for fourteen years, emerges with the single-minded mission to seek revenge on his attorney, Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte), and menancingly circles Sam's increasingly unstable family. Sam resorts to unorthodox measures which lead to an unforgettable showdown on Cape Fear.
True believer (1989) shooting script by Wesley Strick ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Doom ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A frantic call for help from a remote research station on Mars sends a team of mercenary Marines into action. As the mercenaries decend into the Olduvai Research Station, they find a legion of nightmarish creatures lurking in the darkness, killing at will. Once there, the Marines must use an arsenal of firepower to carry out their mission.
Cape Fear" : screenplay by Wesley Strick ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Final analysis ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A psychiatrist is the fall guy in a devious scheme of murder and inheritance.
Final analysis : screenplay by Wesley Strick ( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Les nerfs à vif ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Un ex-convicto que acaba de salir de prisión tras estar 14 años encerrado. Busca vengarse del abogado que le defendió durante el juicio, comenzando una presión psicológica cada vez más intensa y peligrosa sobre él y su familia.
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