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Whannell, Leigh 1977-

Overview
Works: 46 works in 257 publications in 8 languages and 7,457 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Feature films  Drama  Action and adventure films  Police films  Detective and mystery films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Actor, Producer, Creator, Scenarist, Director, Conceptor, Performer, fmd, Bibliographic antecedent, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leigh Whannell
Insidious by James Wan( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh and Renai have a happy family, until tragedy strikes their young son, and he begins to experience things that science cannot explain. Now they must try to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further
Insidious( Visual )

16 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new chapter in the terrifying horror series is a chilling prequel, set before the haunting of the Lambert family, reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity
Saw II by Darren Lynn Bousman( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jigsaw ... returns in this ... bloody sequel. Eric Matthews (Donnie Wahlberg) is a police detective who, after discovering the aftermath of a particularly gruesome murder, is convinced that Jigsaw (Tobin Bell) is up to his ugly tricks again. Matthew's hunch turns out to be correct, but the master criminal proves to be disconcertingly easy to capture. As it happens, Jigsaw is eager to be put behind bars in order to throw the authorities off his trail as he once again punishes people who in his eyes have transgressed the boundaries of acceptable moral behavior ... Eight people have been locked away by Jigsaw, and, [in a booby trapped shelter]--they must torture their bodies and minds to achieve the terrible justice Jigsaw seeks"--All movie guide
Death sentence by James Wan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick seems to have the perfect life, until one night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Now consumed by grief, he realizes that there is nothing he wouldn't do to protect his family
Saw by James Wan( Visual )

61 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Obessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or die trying"--Container
Saw III by Swee-Hock Saw( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jigsaw is missing, and with his new apprentice, Amanda, the puppet master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture. While the city detectives scramble to locate him, Dr. Denlon and Jeff are unaware that they are about to become the latest pawns on Jigsaw's vicious chessboard
Cooties( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horror comedy with unexpected laughs and unapologetic thrills. When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into little killer savages, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage
Dead silence( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After receiving a strange package with the doll named Billy, Jamie's wife is murdered. Destined to find out the truth, Jamie goes to the town of Raven's Fair where the ventriloquist Mary Shaw used to perform and is buried. After she went mad in the 1940s, Mary was accused of kidnapping a young boy who yelled out in one of her performances that she was a fraud. Because of this she was hunted down by townspeople, who in the ultimate act of revenge, cut out her tongue and then killed her. They buried her along with her "children," a handmade collection of vaudeville dolls, and assumed they had silenced her forever
Saw the final chapter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen. But Dagen hides his own dark secrets, ones that will unleash a wave of unrelenting terror and suffering
Insidious( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The haunted Lambert family ... seek to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. They must rely on familiar allies to exile the demons that follow them and unearth the secret before the evil continues its deadly rampage"--Container
The mule by Hugo Weaving( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naive man transporting lethal narcotics in his stomach is detained by the police. Alone and afraid, the ₁mule₂ makes a desperate choice to defy his bodily functions and withhold the evidence; literally. By doing so becomes a "human time-bomb," dragging cops, criminals. Lawyers and his mother into his impossible escapade
Saw : the complete movie collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saw IV: Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. But when the news of Detective Kerry's murder becomes public, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community. There, they assist veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through Jigsaw's latest grisly remains and piecing together the puzzle. However, when SWAT Commander Rigg is abducted and thrust into a game, the last officer untouched by Jigsaw has only ninety minutes to overcome a series of demented traps and save an old friend. If he doesn't, he will face deadly consequences
Dying breed by Jody Dwyer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of a rare tiger in Tasmania, four hunters venture into the small township of 'Sarah'. Once the hideout of the infamous cannibal nicknamed 'The Pieman', the residents uphold its heritage in honor of the convict who founded it. The four must stay hidden from the town's residents as they are in need of fresh "stock" to breed
Saw trilogy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saw III: Jigsaw is missing, and with his new apprentice, Amanda, the puppet master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture. While the city detectives scramble to locate him, Dr. Denlon and Jeff are unaware that they are about to become the latest pawns on Jigsaw's vicious chessboard
Saw : 5-disc unrated collector's set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saw V: Following Jigsaw's grisly demise, Mark Hoffman becomes the final apprentice to the serial killer and is deigned a hero. Meanwhile, Agent Strahm is tested and puts the pieces together. While Strahm realizes that Hoffman is helping Jigsaw, five seemingly unconnected people are kidnapped and forced to complete a series of tasks in order to survive. Strahm follows all the leads that Hoffman gives him, including information on the death of his sister and why he joined Jigsaw. Hoffman and Strahm circle each other until it boils down to a gruesome and bone-crushing finale
Insidious - Chapter 3 (DVD)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new chapter in the terrifying horror series is a chilling prequel, set before the haunting of the Lambert family, reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity
Insidious trilogy 3-movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insidious (2010, 103 min.): The terrifying story of a family who shortly after moving, discovers that dark spirits have possessed their home and that their son has inexplicably fallen into a coma. Trying to escape the haunting and save their son, they move again only to realize that it was not their house that was haunted
Saw II ; Saw III( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saw III: Jigsaw is missing, and with his new apprentice, Amanda, the puppet master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture. While the city detectives scramble to locate him, Dr. Denlon and Jeff are unaware that they are about to become the latest pawns on Jigsaw's vicious chessboard
Crush( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"High school heartthrob Scott has it all; good looks, popularity... and a secret admirer. But what starts out as a seemingly innocent crush soon turns deadly. Who's responsible? Scott's long time friend Jules, frustrated with her platonic relationship? Or Jeffrey, a bright outcast whose crush on Bess has lead him to become increasingly obsessive? One thing's certain, time's running out and Scott must uncover the psychotic stalker before it's too late"--Container
Silencio desde el mal Dead silence( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glen, el hijo huérfano del irresistible Chucky y de su retorcida esposa Tiffany, aprovechando. En Hollywood se prepara una película acerca de la leyenda urbana de sus sanguinarios padres y Glen aprovecha para resucitarlos. Pero las relaciones familiares son todo menos perfectas cuando Glen descubre que Chucky y su deliciosa Tiffany se han lanzado a una carrera tan infernal como criminal (La semilla de Chucky)
 
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Leigh Whannell australiensk skådespelare

Leigh Whannell Australisch acteur

Leigh Whannell australischer Schauspieler und Drehbuchautor

Leigh Whannell australsk skodespelar

Leigh Whannell australsk skuespiller

Leigh Whannell sceneggiatore, produttore cinematografico e attore australiano

Whannel Leigh 1977-....

Λι Γουανέλ

Ли Уоннелл

Лий Уанел

Лі Воннелл

Лі Ўонэл

Լի Ուոննել

لی ونل بازیگر استرالیایی

리 워넬

リー・ワネル

ワネル, リー

雷·沃納爾

Languages
English (167)

Spanish (21)

German (15)

French (7)

Italian (4)

Catalan (3)

Turkish (1)

Polish (1)