WorldCat Identities

Kinski, Klaus

Works: 611 works in 2,115 publications in 11 languages and 16,029 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Vampire films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Western films  Spaghetti Westerns  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Creator, Costume designer, Interviewee, Adapter, Narrator, Singer, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Klaus Kinski
Aguirre, the wrath of God by Hannes Rossacher( Visual )

310 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Franz Woyzeck is a hapless, hopeless soldier, alone and powerless in society, assaulted from all sides by forces he cannot control. Abused and tortured, both physically and psychologically by commanding officers, doctors and his unfaithful wife, Marie, Woyzeck struggles to hold on to his humanity and his fragile sanity. In the film's shattering climax, he is finally driven over the brink into madness and murder."--Container. DVD
Fitzcarraldo by Werner Herzog( Visual )

185 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To finance his dream of presenting Grand Opera to the natives of Peru, Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald -"Fitzcarraldo"--Decides to exploit a vast area of rubber-trees growing beyond the impassable Ucayala Falls. To circumvent this barrier, he and hundreds of natives drag a river boat across a mountain
Nosferatu a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

140 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker, against the wishes of his wife, departs on a journey over the Carpathian Mountains to arrange a real estate transaction for Count Dracula, with tragic results
Fistful of dollars by Sergio Leone( Visual )

36 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to "A Fistful of Dollars", this film tells the tale of an alliance between two ruthless gun-slingers, attempting to track down the notorious bandit El Indio
Burden of dreams by Les Blank( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goes behind the scenes in the making of Werner Herzog's Fitzcarraldo, the story of one man's attempt to build an opera house deep in the Amazon jungle. Filmmaker Les Blank captured the production, made perilous by Herzog's determination not to use models or special effects
Beauty and the beast by Nancy Schimmel( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
My best fiend Klaus Kinski by Werner Herzog( Visual )

58 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My best fiend is a film about the love-hate relationship between between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski. It reveals the deep trust between the two exceptional artists and their independently and simultaneously hatched plans to murder one another
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Cobra Verde by Werner Herzog( Visual )

67 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia de un aventurero traficante de esclavos, un hombre consumido por sus sueños y destrozado por las conspiraciones del mundo en que vive
The little drummer girl by George Roy Hill( Visual )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen adaptation of John Le Carre's bestseller about a pro-Palestinian actress who gets recruited to impersonate an Israeli agent and gets caught in the world of terrorists
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Evil magicians, cursed princes, fierce ogres, wicked queens and more fill this 4-episode collection from the award-winning series. Some of the most treasured tales of magic and enchantment are brought to life with glorious productions and magnificent costumes that will leave you spellbound ... happily ever after."--Container
War movies WWII collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great World War II era movies projecting the spirit and solidarity of Allied forces in the European and Pacific theaters
Into great silence Le grand silence = Die grosse Stille by Sergio Corbucci( Visual )

35 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widow hires a gunslinger to avenge the death of her husband, an outlaw who was killed by bounty hunters
The ruthless four Border Shootout( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ruthless four : After a lifetime of prospecting, Sam Cooper has struck gold. But he can't get it without partners, without trusting someone. The person he trusted to be his partner has betrayed him and now he must deal with a streak of bad luck as he fights off bandits, losing his horse and gun. In order to retrieve the gold, he must go back to the desert where it is hidden. Accompanied by his adopted son and some of his sinister friends, Cooper finds he still can't trust anyone to help him retrieve the gold. Border Shootout : A young rancher named Kirby Frye is appointed deputy in a small town that is being terrorized by a local gang of cattle rustlers. The aging sheriff cannot stop the gang's activities. While the sheriff is gone, Frye finds himself in charge and must find a way to deal with the outlaws
Blood City And God said to Cain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood City : Originally "Welcome to Blood City"--A group of five people find themselves in abizarre western twon where status is awarded according to the number of people one can kill. With now knowledge of where they are other than a card in each of their pockets informing them that they are each convicted murderers, things quickly get out of hand. Caught in a ruthless game of survival the five must fight their way out, but not all of them will make it out alive
Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young English lawyer and his beautiful fiancée become entwined in a series of horrifying encounters with Count Dracula
El Chucho, quien sabe? A bullet for the general by Damiano Damiani( Visual )

41 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Mexican Revolution, a guerilla band allows an American to join them unaware that he was hired by the Mexican government to assasinate their leader, El Chucho
Herzog/Kinski collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first film of the collaboration between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski, Don Lope de Aguirre dreams about conquering South America and leads his army on a doomed mission into oblivion. Jonathan Harker embarks on a long journey over the Carpathian Mountains to finalize real estate arrangements with a wealthy nobleman, little realizing that he is about to become involved with a dangerous vampire, Nosferatu. The third film in the collection, Woyzeck, focuses on a soldier battered beyond endurance by abuse from commanding officers, doctors and even his faithless wife. Fitzcarraldo has a mighty dream, to bring Enrico Caruso and Sarah Bernhardt together in a remote town in Peru for one great performance of Grand Opera. To achieve this he will have to overcome almost unsurmountable odds. Cobra Verde was a 19th century Brazilian bandit who is sent on a deadly mission to re-open the slave trade in West Africa. In meeting his mission he goes on to lead an army of women in a war against the local king. My best fiend is a film about the love-hate relationship between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski, two creative geniuses of the film industry
The Clint Eastwood collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The good, the bad and the ugly, Clint Eastwood returns as the "Man With No Name," this time teaming with two gunslingers to pursue a cache of money and letting no one, not even the warring factions of the Civil War, stand in their way
Ich brauche Liebe by Klaus Kinski( Book )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names

Kinsky, Klaus 1926-1991

Klaus Kinski acteur allemand

Klaus Kinski actor alemán

Klaus Kinski aktor niemiecki

Klaus Kinski attore e regista tedesco

Klaus Kinski Duits acteur

Klaus Kinski German actor

Klaus Kinski saksalainen näyttelijä

Klaus Kinski tysk skådespelare

Klaus Kinski tysk skodespelar

Klaus Kinski tysk skuespiller

Klauss Kinskis

Nakszynski, Claus Gunther

Nakszynski, Klaus Günter Karl

Nakszynski, Klaus-Günther 1926-1991

Nakszynski, Nikolaus.

Nakszynski, Nikolaus Günter Karl 1926-1991

Nakszynski, Nikolaus Günther 1926-1991

Nakszynski, Nikolaus Günther Karl, 1926-1991

Nakszynski, Nikolausz G. 1926-1991

Nakszynsky, Klaus Günter 1926-1991

Nakzynski, Nikolausz Günter

Nazksynski, Nikolaus 1926-1991

Nicolaus Kinski

Кински, Клаус

Клаус Кински немецкий актёр

Клаус Кінскі

Կլաուս Կինսկի

קלאוס קינסקי

كلايوس كينسكي

کلاوس کینسکی بازیگر آلمانی

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