WorldCat Identities

Baltasar Kormákur 1966-

Works: 104 works in 559 publications in 12 languages and 8,814 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Disaster films  Survival films  Mountain films  Biographical films  Crime films  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, fmd, tld, Creator, Actor, Author, Author of screenplay, Restager , Producer, Scenarist, Performer, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Baltasar Kormákur
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

82 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
2 guns by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

66 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DEA agent Bobby Trench and U.S. naval intelligence officer Marcus Stigman are working undercover for a narcotics business. After a distorted attempt to infiltrate the drug cartel, they soon learn the secret of their dubious affiliation
Contraband by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

51 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Farraday long ago abandoned his life of crime, but after his brother-in-law, Andy, botches a drug deal for his ruthless boss, Tim Briggs, Chris is forced back into doing what he does best, running contraband, to settle Andy's debt. Chris is a legendary smuggler and quickly assembles a crew with the help of his best friend, Sebastian, to head to Panama and return with millions in counterfeit bills. Things quickly fall apart with only hours to reach the cash
Adrift( Visual )

12 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of survival, a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history
101 Reykjavík by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

49 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy in which a young man's sexual impulses go haywire when he discovers that the woman he has just slept with happens to be his mother's lesbian lover. Set against Reykjavik's swinging nightlife, Hlynur soon finds that he can't continue resisting adulthood
No such thing( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beatrice works at a sleazy tabloid TV news show, run by a producer eager for something different. The producer sends her camera crew to Iceland in search of something new and unusual, but the show's crew doesn't survive their first encounter with the local monster, and Beatrice is sent to find out what happened to them. She ends up taking on the reclusive monster and takes him from the remote island and brings him into the media spotlight in New York City
Djúpið = The deep by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in Icelandic and German and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an incredible true story of survival and human endurance. As a sole survivor of a tragic shipwreck in the Icelandic Ocean in 1984, a local fisherman survives via his superhuman will to survive which made him both an inexplicable scientific phenomenon and a genuine national hero
Inhale( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A district attorney is desperate to save the life of his daughter, desperate enough to head to Mexico and gamble everything on getting her the illegal organs she needs to live. A searing suspense-thriller that proves breaking the law is the least a father will do to save someone he loves
White night wedding = Brúðguminn by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 24 hours, forty-something professor Jon will be getting married to a student half his age. But before he can make it to the ceremony, he'll have to deal with a massive debt to his mother-in-law to be, his extremely drunk best man, the logistics of a remote Icelandic island, an increasingly hostile reverend, and the guilt-ridden memory of his emotionally unstable first wife"--Container
A little trip to heaven( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insurance agent Abe Holt is investigating the suspicious death of the driver of a burned-out car. He must find out whether or not the dead man - a conman with a record - could possibly have been the victim of an attempt to swindle the insurance company
Hafið = The sea by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging father summons his children home to unload a secret that will cause long hidden resentments and desires to rise to the surface - and leads to an event that will forever affect the entire family
Jar City by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This gripping and intriguing crime thriller set against the unforgiving landscape of Iceland, unearths a cold case murder which shockingly reveals secrets of a genetic defect running through an entire community"--Container
Devil's Island( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1950s in an abandoned Army barracks, two brothers, Baddi and Danni, are raised by their grandparents. Their flirtatious mother marries an American pilot and moves with him to the States. Baddi decides to pay the couple a visit and returns to Devil's Island a true hero, flashing a new American accent and a big car. His stardom soon fades however, and his mother divorces the pilot thrusting the quirky family into another adventure
Trapped( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Icelandic and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In een afgelegen dorp op IJsland spoelt een lijk aan, inspecteur Andri gaat op zoek naar de moordenaar
The oath( Visual )

6 editions published in 2017 in Icelandic and French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanneer een man ontdekt dat zijn dochter verslaafd is aan drugs neemt hij zijn toevlucht tot drastische maatregelen om haar aan de invloed van haar drugsdealende vriendje te onttrekken
Reykjaviik to Rotterdam( Visual )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Struggling to stay on the straight and narrow and feed his family on a security guard's meager wage, former booze smuggler Christopher (Baltasar Kromákur) agrees to work one last job with a shady old friend. But as their ship of illicit cargo sails from Iceland to Holland, Christopher finds himself in greater peril than ever before."--Container
Trapped( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in Icelandic and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seven years ago, in a small town at the bottom of a beautiful fjord in the northeast of Iceland, an innocent girl died in a mysterious fire. Andri Olafsson is a seasoned cop who moved here, the middle of nowhere, for the sake of his ex-wife and two daughters, leaving a questionable record behind him in Reykjavik. He's living with his in-laws ready for a new beginning, settling in as the new protector of an old town"--Container
Everest d'après une incroyable histoire vraie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspiré d'une désastreuse tentative d'ascension de la plus haute montagne du monde, Everest suit deux expéditions distinctes confrontées aux plus violentes tempêtes de neige que l'homme ait connues. Luttant contre l'extrême sévérité des éléments, le courage des grimpeurs est mis à l'épreuve par des obstacles toujours plus difficiles à surmonter alors que leur rêve de toute une vie se transforme en un combat acharné pour leur salut
Englar alheimsins( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Páll is an artistic and sensitive young man. Getting dumped by his girlfriend, Dagny, triggers his descent into madness. We follow him on his way to inevitable doom; at home with his parents who finally can't cope, and in the mental institution, Kleppur"
Tiempo de tormenta = Stormy weather by Solveig Anspach( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cora, jeune docteur en psychiatrie, se voit confier dans son service une patiente qui refuse de parler et dont personne ne connaît l'identité. Peu à peu, Cora s'attache à elle et établit une relation qui s'écarte de plus en plus du cadre thérapeutique classique. Un jour, on découvre l'identité de cette femme qui est alors ramenée chez elle, à l'insu de Cora, à Vestmannaeyjar, une petite île islandaise
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Devil's Island
Alternative Names
Baltasar 1966

Baltasar Kormákur acteur, scénariste, réalisateur et producteur islandais

Baltasar Kormákur attore, regista e sceneggiatore islandese

Baltasar Kormákur Baltasarsson 1966-

Baltasar Kormákur IJslands acteur

Baltasar Kormákur Samper 1966-

Baltasar Kormákur Spanisch-isländischer Schauspieler und Filmregisseur

Baltasar Kormákur Spanish-Icelandic actor and film director

Baltasar Kormákur spansk-isländsk skådespelare och filmregissör

Baltasarsson, Baltasar Kormákur 1966-

Kormákur, Baltasar

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Samper, Baltasar Kormákur 1966-

Балтасар Кармакур

Балтасар Кормакур

Кормакур, Балтазар

Բալտազար Կորմակուր

בלטאזר קורמאקור

بالتاسار كورماكور

بالتاسار کورماکور تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آیسلندی

발타사르 코르마우퀴르 아이슬란드의 배우, 영화 감독

코루마쿠르, 발타자르 1966-