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Craven, Wes

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Most widely held works by Wes Craven
A nightmare on Elm Street by Samuel Bayer( Visual )

79 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,231 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 )

141 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,948 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 Dreamworks Pictures( Visual )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror rides the night skies in this thriller from horror auteur Wes Craven. Lisa Reisert (Rachel McAdams) is a young woman with more than her share of anxieties about flying. However, when circumstances demand she go to Miami, she gathers her nerves and books a seat on a late-night flight. Sitting next to her is a handsome and charming man named Jackson (Cillian Murphy), whom she already met in the airport, but once their jet is safely in the air, Lisa discovers he's not the pleasant traveling companion she imagined. Jackson is part of a terrorist cell plotting to kill the head of Homeland Security, and he's decided to draft Lisa into helping him. While Lisa has no interest in abetting Jackson's plan, he soon reveals he's holding a trump card his compatriots are holding Lisa's father hostage, and will kill him if she doesn't cooperate. Red Eye was the first feature film credit for screenwriter Carl Ellsworth, who previously scripted episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Xena: Warrior Princess
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( Visual )

50 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference, Roberta Guaspari overcame the skepticism of everyone who didn't think she should be teaching violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood
Scream 2 by Wes Craven( Visual )

90 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,199 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
Fountain society : a novel by Wes Craven( Book )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sinister plot to confer immortality on a select, elite group of government scientists, a plot of such cold brutality and evil that it has been kept secret from everybody, even those who might one day benefit from it. Dr. Peter Jance is a brilliant weapons scientist, dying of cancer just as he nears completion of his greatest invention. Beatrice is his beautiful scientist wife. Dr. Fredrick Wold is the dark genius who, with Beatrice's help, has discovered the secrets of immortality. Elizabeth and Hans, young lovers, healthy and strong, are the unknowing victims of Wolfe's sinister plans
Paris, je t'aime = Paris, I love you( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Scre4m by Wes Craven( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,063 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
The hills have eyes : the lucky ones die first by Alexandre Aja( Visual )

42 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,045 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
Scream 3 by Wes Craven( Visual )

50 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,034 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
The last house on the left by Tony Goldwyn( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 774 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
Freddy vs. Jason( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 755 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 spring 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 )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 610 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 )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En la tranquila y pequeña ciudad de Riverton, dice la leyenda que un asesino en serie juró regresar para matar a los siete niños que nacieron la noche que él murió. Muchos años después vuelve a haber desapariciones. ¿Se ha reencarnado el psicópata en uno de los siete adolescentes o sobrevivió aquella noche que le dieron por muerto? Sólo uno de los chicos sabe la respuesta
The last house on the left( Visual )

27 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young girls on their way to a Bloodlust concert end up as captives of three escaped convicts. Chilling drama of kidnap, torture and revenge
The hills have eyes 2( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 483 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. Little do they know that these are the very hills that the ill-fated Carter family once visited and that a tribe of cannibalistic mutants lies in wait. This time, there is an even larger force of evil at work. The family patriarch, Papa Hades, plans to keep the women as breeders in order to ensure the survival of the mutant clan. Thus, the inexperienced group of soldiers must learn to band together against a foe that is intent on their very destruction
A nightmare on Elm Street( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger, who stalks his victims in their dreams, learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back
Wes Craven's New nightmare by Wes Craven( Visual )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 410 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 )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 409 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
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 short films, each set in a different arrondissement of Paris
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Red eye
Alternative Names
Craven, Wesley Earl.

Craven, Wesley Earl 1939-2015

Ues Kreyven

Wes Craven Amerikaans filmregisseur

Wes Craven cinéaste américain

Wes Craven regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Wes Craven reżyser amerykański

Wes Craven US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

Wesley Earl Craven

Γουές Κρέιβεν Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης, σεναριογράφος, και παραγωγός ταινιών

Вес Крейвен

Вес Крејвен

Крэйвен, Уэс американский кинорежиссёр, продюсер, сценарист

Уес Крейвън

Уэс Крэйвен

Ուես Քրեյվեն

וס קרייבן

וס קרייבן במאי אמריקאי

وس کریون بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ويس كرافن

വെസ് ക്രാവൻ

웨스 크레이븐

크레이븐, 웨스 1939


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韦斯·克拉文 American director

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