WorldCat Identities

Craven, Wes

Overview
Works: 467 works in 1,397 publications in 12 languages and 26,300 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Horror films  Interviews  Film adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Creator, Film editor, Scenarist, Actor, Commentator, Interviewee, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Production personnel, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wes Craven
A nightmare on Elm Street by Wes Craven( Visual )
60 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Five teenage friends living on one street all dream of a sinister man with a disfigured face, a frightening voice and a gardener's glove with knives for fingers. One by one, he terrorizes them within their dreams--where the rules are his and the only way out is to wake up. But when one among them dies, they soon realize that what happens in their dreams happens for real and the only way to stay alive is to stay awake. Buried in their past is a debt that has just come due. To save themselves, they must plunge into the mind of the most twisted nightmare of all: Freddy Krueger"--Container
Scream by Wes Craven( Visual )
105 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of mysterious murders committed by a masked killer transforms a seemingly peaceful community into a place where no one is safe and everyone is suspect. Part horror movie and part spoof of the slasher genre
Red eye by Wes Craven( Visual )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, Lisa Reisert boards the dreaded red eye for a flight back to Miami so she can make it to work the next day. On board, Lisa meets Jackson Ripner and their attraction grows. But moments after take-off, Jackson reveals that he has Lisa's father's wallet that he swiped off his desk and his real reason for being on board. Jackson needs Lisa's help to kill the deputy secretary of Homeland Security who's scheduled to stay at the Lux Atlantic Hotel, the hotel Lisa is the manager of. If she refuses to help, Jackson will call his partner on the ground and have her father killed
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( Visual )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference teaches violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood
Fountain society : a novel by Wes Craven( Book )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scientist's brain is removed from his sick body and placed into a healthy banker, his clone. This is so the scientist can continue work on the ultimate weapon. But compatibility problems arise, involving not just the brain and the body, but their respective women
The last house on the left by Tony Goldwyn( Visual )
29 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emma, John, and Mari Collingwood head out on vacation to their summer lake house. Shortly after arriving, Mari borrows the family car and drives into town to spend time with her friend Paige. While Paige is working the cash register at a local store, she and Mari meet Justin, a teenager passing through the town. Justin invites them both back to his hotel room to smoke some weed. After kidnapping and ruthlessly assaulting the two girls, Justin's father and his gang unknowingly find shelter from a storm at the home of Mari's parents, two ordinary people who will go to increasingly gruesome extremes to get revenge
Scream 2 by Wes Craven( Visual )
80 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this sequel to Scream, Sidney Prescott thought she'd put the murders that shattered her life behind her, until a copy cat killer begins acting out a real life sequel
Scre4m ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Scream 4 is the newest installment in the acclaimed franchise that ushered in a new wave of horror in the 1990s. In Scream 4, Sidney Prescott ..., now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey ... and Gale ..., who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill... Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghost Face, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends ... and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger"--Container
Scream 3 by Wes Craven( Visual )
53 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When people start dropping like flies around the production of the movie Stab 3 (the latest movie sequel based on events occurring in Scream), Sidney and other Greensboro survivors are once again drawn into mayhem
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
The hills have eyes by Alexandre Aja( Visual )
37 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Carters are an idyllic American family travelling through the great American southwest. But their trip takes a detour into an area closed off from the public, but more importantly from society. An area originally used by the U.S. Government for nuclear testing that was intended to remain empty. When the Carter's car breaks down at the old site, they find themselves stranded. As the Carters may soon realize that what seemed like a car casually breaking down, might actually be a trap. This trap might be perpetrated by the inhabitants of the site who aren't pulling a prank, but are out to set up a gruesome massacre
Freddy vs. Jason ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years after being killed, Freddy Krueger rests in Hell. He depends on the dreams of those in Springwood to fuel his existence. But when the parents of Springwood use a powerful drug to keep the teens from dreaming, Freddy is left powerless. He decides to springs Jason Voorhees from his own personal Hell and sends him to Elm Street. All goes well at first until Jason realizes he's been duped by "the dream master" and is none too pleased. Coaxed by surviving teenagers Will, Lori, and Kia, Jason and Freddy descend upon Crystal Lake for an evil vs. evil royal battle
Cursed ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three young adults mauled by a werewolf running loose on the streets of Los Angeles discover that the only way to break the curse upon them is to kill the one who started it all
My soul to take ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Precies 16 jaar na de dag dat Riverton Ripper verdwijnt, worden zeven jongeren vermoord. Is de psychopaat nog in leven?
The hills have eyes 2 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soldiers stop at a New Mexico outpost in order to deliver equipment to a group of atomic scientists. When they arrive at the isolated research camp, however, they find it mysteriously deserted. After spotting a distress signal in a distant mountain range, the team decides to embark on a search and rescue mission with the hope of locating the missing scientists
Pulse by Jim Sonzero( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the dead discover a means to contact the living through electronic devices, cell phones and computers become open gateways to monstrosities and destruction
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in French and English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each director was invited to tell a story set in one of the Paris neighborhoods. the result is a kaleidoscope of stories about joy, separation, unexpected strange encounters and most of all, about love
The hills have eyes the lucky ones die first ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Carters are an idyllic American family travelling through the great American southwest. But their trip takes a detour into an area closed off from the public, but more importantly from society. An area originally used by the U.S. Government for nuclear testing that was intended to remain empty. When the Carter's car breaks down at the old site, they find themselves stranded. As the Carters may soon realize that what seemed like a car casually breaking down, might actually be a trap. This trap might be perpetrated by the inhabitants of the site who aren't pulling a prank, but are out to set up a gruesome massacre
Wes Craven's New nightmare by Wes Craven( Visual )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cast of the original "Nightmare on Elm Street" find themselves terrorized by the fantasies they created in the previous movies
The serpent and the rainbow by Wes Craven( Visual )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scienist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood rites and ancient curses"--Container
 
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Craven, Wesley Earl.
Craven, Wesley Earl 1939-
Wesley Earl Craven.
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Spanish (26)
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