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Wimmer, Kurt 1964-

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Most widely held works by Kurt Wimmer
Salt by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

53 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,298 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

39 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,658 WorldCat member 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
Law abiding citizen by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clyde Shelton is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter were brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice, a hotshot young Philadelphia prosecutor, is assigned to the case. Against his will, Nick is forced 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 coolly admits his guilt. Then he issues a warning to Nick: either fix the flawed justice system, or key players in the trial will die. Soon Shelton follows through on his threats, orchestrating from his jail cell a string of spectacularly diabolical assassinations that can be neither predicted nor prevented. Nick finds himself in a desperate race against time facing a deadly adversary who always seems to be one step ahead
The recruit by Roger Towne( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,216 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man
Point Break by Luke Bracey( Visual )

16 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member 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 Kurt Wimmer( Visual )

39 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

61 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and French and held by 597 WorldCat member 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
Point break by Patrick Swayze( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member 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
UltraViolet : the novelization by Yvonne Navarro( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member 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
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member 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?
One man's justice( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member 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
Point break (2015)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member 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
Total recall (2012) by Colin Farrell( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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
Total recall mémoires programmées by Len Wiseman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in French and English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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
Point break( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 11 WorldCat member 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
L'affaire Thomas Crown( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 10 WorldCat member 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
 
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UltraViolet : the novelization
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One man's justice
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

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