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Wimmer, Kurt 1964-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 414 publications in 9 languages and 12,528 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Police films  Film remakes 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Adapter, Scenarist, Author, Restager, Film editor, Producer, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Kurt Wimmer
Publications by Kurt Wimmer
Most widely held works by Kurt Wimmer
Salt by Phillip Noyce( visu )
48 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,271 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 Paul Verhoeven( visu )
40 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,657 libraries worldwide
Factory worker Douglas Quaid begins to suspect that he is a spay 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 )
31 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
Clyde Shelton is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter are brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice, a hotshot young Philadelphia prosecutor, is assigned to the case. Over his objections, Nick is forced by his boss to offer one of the suspects a light sentence in exchange for testifying against his accomplice. Fast forward ten years. The man who got away with murder is found dead and Clyde Shelton admits his guilt. Then he issues a warning to Nick: either fix the flawed justice system, or key players in the trial will die
The recruit by Roger Towne( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
A brilliant young CIA trainee is asked by his mentor to help find a mole in the Agency
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison( visu )
25 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,124 libraries worldwide
Thrill-seeking billionaire Thomas Crown pulls off the ultimate heist when he steals a priceless painting from a Manhattan museum - stealing it in broad daylight. But when he finds himself up against the beautiful insurance investigator hired to retrieve the masterpiece, the two engage in the most dangerous and intoxicating game of cat-and-mouse either has ever experienced
Point Break by Kathryn Bigelow( visu )
29 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
A young FBI agent, Johnny Utah, infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes, led by the charismatic Bodhi. The athletes are suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual ways. Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the architects of this string of inconceivable crimes
Street kings by David Ayer( visu )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 997 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 by Kou te wei mo( visu )
35 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 929 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 )
54 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 819 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 )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and French and held by 573 libraries worldwide
"In the middle of the South Pacific, a thousand feet below the surface of the water, a huge vessel rests on the ocean floor. Rushed to the scene is a group of American scientists who descend to the depths of the sea to investigate this astonishing discovery. What they find defies their imaginations and mocks their attempts at logical explanation. It is a massive spaceship, undamaged from it's fall from the sky-and at least three hundred years old"--IMDb
UltraViolet : the novelization by Yvonne Navarro( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 55 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
One man's justice ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 48 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
4 film favorites ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 42 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?
Equilibrium ; Renaissance : Paris 2054 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 39 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
L'affaire Thomas Crown ( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 10 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
The neighbor ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 10 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
Trancers I ; Equilibrium ; Impostor ; The prophecy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Trancers: Welcome to Angel City, 2247. Trooper Jack Deth is wiping out the last disciples of Whistler, who used his psychic power to "trance" those with inferior minds, forcing them to follow his every desire. Though he's been thought dead, he's very much alive ... in the year 1985. Whistler's master plan: kill the ancestors of the City Council. With the Council disbanded, nothing can stop him from controlling the city. And that's where Deth comes in. Jack is sent back in time, inhabiting the body of his ancestor
Renaissance : Equilibrium ; Total recall 2070 : machine dreams ; Fortress ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 9 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
The farm : [screenplay] by Roger Towne( Archival Material )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 7 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, 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
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
Kurt Wimmer americký filmový režisér
Kurt Wimmer Amerikaans filmregisseur
Kurt Wimmer cinéaste américain
Kurt Wimmer sceneggiatore e regista statunitense
Kurt Wimmer US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Regisseur
Курт Вимер амерички филмски режисер, сценариста и продуцент
Курт Віммер
Кърт Уимър
Уиммер, Курт
קורט וימר
كورت ويمر
کورت ویمر فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان آمریکایی
위머, 커트 1964-
ウィマー, カート
カート・ウィマー
寇特·威莫
Languages
English (280)
French (30)
German (9)
Spanish (7)
Multiple languages (3)
Catalan (2)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
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