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Wimmer, Kurt 1964-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 201 publications in 3 languages and 10,147 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works  Police films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Adapter, Scenarist, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kurt Wimmer
Publications by Kurt Wimmer
Most widely held works by Kurt Wimmer
Salt by Phillip Noyce( visu )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,016 libraries worldwide
As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Her efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues
Total recall by Colin Farrell( visu )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
Factory worker Douglas Quaid begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall, a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led. Includes both the rated and unrated versions of the film
Law abiding citizen by F. Gary Gray( visu )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
Clyde Shelton is a brilliant planner and inventor. One night two robbers invade his Philadelphia home and brutally kill his wife and daughter, almost killing him. When the killers are caught, Assistant DA Nick Rice is assigned the case. Nick makes a deal with one of the killers to testify against his partner for a 10 year plea bargain prison sentence. Clyde doesn't want Nick to make the deal, but Nick says the deal is done. The other killer gets the death penalty. After 10 years, the other killer is released from prison, and he soon ends up dead. Clyde is arrested and vaguely admits to Nick that he did it. Clyde is put in jail, and he warns Nick that he must fix the broken justice system that failed him and his family or else anyone connected to his case will soon die. Even from jail, Clyde's threats become a reality, and Nick must stop Clyde before his family is next
The recruit by Roger Donaldson( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,214 libraries worldwide
Clayton recently completed his studies at MIT. One evening, Clayton is approached by Walter Burke, a recruiter for the CIA, and believes Clayton is just the sort of man the CIA is looking for. Clayton, who has little interest in an ordinary nine-to-five career and accepts the offer. Clayton has to keep in mind Burke's dictum that "nothing is as it seems," especially when Clayton is given a special assignment -- find the mole within the Agency's training program who is actually feeding information to America's enemies
The Thomas Crown affair by John McTiernan( visu )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
Thrill-seeking billionaire Thomas Crown steals a painting from a Manhattan museum for fun. But his post-heist excitement soon pales beside an even greater challenge - beautiful insurance investigator Catherine Banning, who is just as cunning and hungry for adventure as he is
Street kings ( visu )
13 editions published in 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 929 libraries worldwide
Tom Ludlow is a veteran LAPD cop who finds life difficult to navigate after the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of his former partner, Detective Terrance Washington, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a part of his entire career, ultimately leading him to question the loyalties of everyone around him. He teams up with a young detective to track down Washington's killers, who track down the murderers and bring them to justice
UltraViolet ( visu )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and French and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Human society has been decimated by a holocaust caused by biological warfare research gone wrong. The intent was to create super-soldiers, but a genetically-engineered virus turns infected humans into Hemophages. These human, vampire-like sub-species have enhanced physical abilities. In the infection-paranoid and technologically advanced society that follows, Violet is a singular Hemophage warrior battling the totalitarian dictator who is determined to wipe out her species at any cost
Equilibrium by Kurt Wimmer( visu )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 685 libraries worldwide
In the future, after a Third World War has decimated much of the Earth's population, a new nation arose. Believing human emotions and their expression were to blame for the failings of past societies, it is decreed that all citizens must take a daily dose of a drug which levels out the emotional landscape, and that all forms of creative expression are against the law. An elite law enforcement officer who tracks down and punishes "sense offenders" one day, accidentally, fails to take his drug, and for the first time begins experiencing emotions himself
Sphere by Barry Levinson( visu )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and French and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Far below the surface in the mid-Pacific, U.S. officials have isolated what may be the greatest discovery in human history. They've found a huge spacecraft that plunged into the depths--300 years ago. What is the spacecraft's origin? After three centuries, could there still be a living intelligence aboard?
UltraViolet : the novelization by Yvonne Navarro( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Set in a futuristic urban metropolis, this sci-fi action-adventure tells the story of a sub-culture of humans who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, strength and intelligence
Law abiding citizen Honnête citoyen ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
After his family was murdered ten years earlier, a man takes out his revenge on not only the killers but everyone involved, including the district attorney who was assigned to the case
One man's justice ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
After his wife and daughter are murdered, John North wages a one-man war to get his revenge on their killers, who are in the federal witness protection program
Equilibrium Renaissance : Paris 2054 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Renaissance: Paris 2054: "It's 2054 Paris and the city lives in the shadow of corporate giant Avalon, which sells the irresistible promise of 'ageless beauty.' The sudden kidnapping of a gifted young scientist draws a tough-as-nails cop into a twisted underworld of corporate espionage, genetic research and organized crime"--Container
4 film favorites ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Sphere: Far below the surface in the mid-Pacific, U.S. officials have isolated what may be the greatest discovery in human history. They've found a huge spacecraft that plunged into the depths--300 years ago. What is the spacecraft's origin? After three centuries, could there still be a living intelligence aboard?
Total recall by Arnold Schwarzenegger( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man
L'affaire Thomas Crown ( visu )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 12 libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : Thomas Crown a le goût du risque, du jeu et de l'aventure. Financier réputé, collectionneur d'art et de jolies femmes, il est aussi un cambrioleur redoutablement efficace. Son dernier exploit : dérober en plein jour un Monet d'une valeur de 100 millions de dollars. Catherine Banning, séduisante agent d'assurance, est chargée d'enquêter sur ce vol. Commence alors un jeu dangereux, entre séduction et mensonge, où l'argent n'est plus le seul enjeu
Total recall mémoires programmées by Len Wiseman( visu )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Colin Farrell est Douglas Quaid, un ouvrier lambda qui rêve d'être agent secret. Il se rend chez Rekall, une société révolutionnaire qui peut lui implanter des souvenirs de son fantasme. Mais la procédure tourne mal, la frontière entre rêve et réalité se brouille et Quaid se retrouve traqué par la police
The neighbor ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A young couple, John and Mary Westhill, move from the city to a small Vermont town, where they find a perfect house and a perfect neighbor, Dr. Myron Hatcher. But Mary's joy turns to fear as her pregnancy becomes Myron's obsession and her husband is arrested for a brutal murder
Renaissance Equilibrium ; Total recall 2070 : machine dreams ; Fortress ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Equilibrium: Humanity has outlawed the objects that trigger emotion, and, to uphold the law, a special breed of police is assigned to eliminate all transgressors. But when the top enforcer misses a dose of an emotion-blocking drug, he begins to realize that things are not as they seem
Au bout de la nuit by David Ayer( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ウィマー, カート
Languages
English (138)
French (18)
Chinese (1)
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