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Wisher, William

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Most widely held works by William Wisher
Terminator 2 : judgment day by James Cameron( Visual )

124 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2029, a computer called Skynet is fighting against a human resistance force, after having nearly destroyed the rest of humanity in 1997. Skynet has found a way to send some of its warriors, called Terminators, back in time, back to 1995. A new prototype liquid metal Terminator is sent to kill the 10-year John Connor, who will become the resistance leader. To counter this assassination attempt, John sends back a reprogrammed Terminator to protect himself as a young man
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and French and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being warned by a fortune-teller that their fight against legendary creatures is doomed to failure unless they have a 13th warrior, a travelling ambassador (Banderas) is given no choice but to join a group of fierce fighters
Exorcist : the beginning by Renny Harlin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking that he had glimpsed the face of Evil as a witness to atrocities committed on the innocent during WWII, Lankester Merrin lost his faith in his fellow man and the Almighty. He renounced his vocation, and is now an archaeologist in Africa. A collector of rare comes to him with an odd request. An old Christian Byzantine church has been unearthed in Kenya, surprisingly intact, as if it were buried right after its completion. Merrin is asked to find an ancient relic hidden within the church before a British expedition can. Interested, Merrin agrees to take the job. Beneath the church, something much older and malevolent sleeps, waiting to be awoken. The blood of innocents flows freely, but the horror has only just begun. In the place where Evil was born, Merrin will finally see its true face
I.T.( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Regan is a successful, self-made man. But he soon finds himself in a deadly game of cat and mouse when his I.T. consultant uses his skills to endanger Mike's family, business, and life. Now Mike needs to rely on his old connections to defeat a new kind of nemesis
Live free or die hard by Len Wiseman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYPD Detective John McClane has faced some brutal terrorists in his career, but now, he's about to face what may be his most dangerous enemy yet. John, who occasionally does work for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, receives a call to bring in a hacker named Matt Farrell, because there has been a breach in an FBI computer system. Farrell is one of the many hackers who are suspected in the attack. After John gets to Matt's apartment, men show up and try to kill John and Matt and they barely escape with their lives. A group of terrorists led by Thomas Gabriel are systematically shutting down the U.S. computer infrastructure. Luckily, Matt knows enough about hacking to figure out how Gabriel is shutting down the computers. Gabriel plans to bring the country to its knees, but doesn't count on John and Matt. Gabriel wants them out of the way. An enraged Gabriel kidnaps John's daughter, Lucy. Gabriel may think he now has the upper hand on John, but he has no idea how far John is willing to go to rescue Lucy
Dominion : prequel to The exorcist( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film traces the story of Father Lankester Merrin back to his first encounter with the Devil in post-WWII Africa
Judge Dredd by Danny Cannon( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a time when all-powerful and coldly efficient "Judges" act with the supreme authority of both the police force and legal system, Judge Dredd is the most feared law enforcer of them all. But when a former judge hatches a sinister plot to overthrow the government and eliminate the Judges, Dredd is framed for murder!
Total recall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Total recall: Quaid is a construction worker in 2084, haunted by dreams of Mars. Against the wishes of his sexy blonde wife, Quaid goes to Rekall, a company that implants artificial memories so he can "remember" visiting the red planet that is now being settled by human inhabitants. However, Quaid is actually an amnesiac secret agent from Mars-- or is he?
Terminator 2 : judgment day : the book of the film, an illustrated screenplay by James Cameron( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exorcist, the beginning by Steven Piziks( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BASED ON THE FILM FROM THE ACCLAIMED DIRECTOR OF AUTO FOCUS AND AFFLICTION, AND FROM THE WRITER OF THE ALIENIST In the aftermath of World War, II, Lankester Merrin finds himself in the remote Turkana region of Kenya. Haunted by memories of the war, he has taken a sabbatical from the priesthood and journeyed far from his native Holland. He has come to lead the archaeological excavation of a mysterious, Byzantine church, buried in pristine condition as if on the day it was completed. Directly underneath the church, Merrin discovers a much more ancient crypt -- and finds himself face-to-face with unspeakable Evil. Madness descends on the local villagers and the contingent of British soldiers sent to guard the excavation. Merrin watches helplessly as the atrocities of war are repeated against another innocent village -- atrocities he'd hoped to never see again. The blood of innocents flows freely on the East African plain, but the horror has only just begun
Terminator 2 : Judgment day by Randall Frakes( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Terminators, humanoid fighting machines, are sent back in time from 2029 to the present to affect the course of history and determine the outcome of a future war between man and machine
The Terminator collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Terminator, Sarah Connor is the target of a killer cyborg from the year 2029. In Terminator 2, the T-1000, the most deadly killing machine ever created, stalks the young savior of mankind, who is now protected by a reprogrammed terminator
The terminator by Randall Frakes( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in 6 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A half-human, half-machine creature sets out too exterminate the only woman who can save the human race from extinction
The 13th warrior( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exiled ambassador from his homeland, Ahmed comes across a fierce band of warriors who are being attacked by ferocious creatures legendary for devouring all living things in their path. When an old fortune-teller warns the combatants that they are doomed to failure without a thirteenth warrior, Ahmed is given no choice but to join their battle
Terminator: the Sarah Connor chronicles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah and her son John, tired of running from the agents sent from the future to kill them, try to stop the formation of the agency in the present, with the help of a girl with a mysterious link to the future
Dark futures by Russell Blackford( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terminator 2 : judgement day by Wright Gregory( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judge Dredd : the audio book by Neal Barrett( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Judge Dredd : the movie by William Wisher( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judge Dredd : a novel by Neal Barrett( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is the Third Millennium and Planet Earth has become a cesspool of violence and mayhem. The new guardians of society are the Judges, who have the power to dispense both justice and punishment. One of them is feared above all others. In Mega-city One, he is the law. Wrongly accused of murder and sent to the dreaded remote Aspen Prison, Judge Dredd is shocked to discover that he is a clone--the result of a genetic experiment designed to create the perfect lawman. Now, as his sinister twin plots to overthrow the justice system, he will team up with a computer-hacker ex-con and an alluring rookie female judge in an all-out battle for the future of the planet."--Back cover
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Exorcist : the beginning
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William Wisher amerikansk manusforfattar

William Wisher amerikansk manusförfattare

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William Wisher amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

William Wisher Jr

William Wisher Jr. acteur, scénariste et producteur

William Wisher Jr. Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

William Wisher Jr scenarzysta i aktor amerykański

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Wisher, Bill

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Wisher, William H.

Wisher, William Jr.

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