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Wisher, William

Overview
Works: 104 works in 278 publications in 7 languages and 5,404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Miscellanea  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Wisher
Terminator 2 judgment day by James Cameron ( Visual )
75 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Terminator is back with another mission requiring that he travel back in time. A lethal machine (Patrick) has been sent back through time to kill a boy (Furlong) destined to lead the freedom fighters of the future. The Terminator (Schwarzenegger) is sent to save the boy, assisted by the boy's mother (Hamilton), a woman whose warnings of a world headed toward nuclear disaster go unheeded
Exorcist the beginning by Renny Harlin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 530 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
Live free or die hard by Bruce Willis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 305 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 United States 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, a group of men show up and try to kill John and Matt. They barely escape with their lives. A group of terrorists led by Thomas Gabriel are systematically shutting down the United States 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 he doesn't count on John and Matt. Gabriel wants John and Matt out of the way. It becomes personal for John when an enraged Gabriel kidnaps his 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 )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The prequel enriches the original by revealing the amazing genesis of the battle between Father Merrin and humanity's most insidious foe
Judge Dredd by Cannon ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 269 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!
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in French and English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When exiled Arab courtier Ahmad Ibn Fadlan comes across a band of Vikings, he is appalled by their way of life, but after a fortune teller warns the Northmen of a mysterious enemy, Admad is compelled to enter into battle with them
The Terminator by James Cameron ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year of Darkness 2029, the rulers of this planet have devised the ultimate plan. They will reshape the future by changing the past. The plan requires something that feels no pity, no pain, and no fear. They create the Terminator, a cyborg sent to present day earth to kill a young woman whose life will have great significance in the decades to come
Total recall by Arnold Schwarzenegger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 147 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?
Exorcist, the beginning by Steven Piziks ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 139 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 : the book of the film, an illustrated screenplay by James Cameron ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Terminator collection ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 114 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
Terminator 2 : Judgment day by Randall Frakes ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The terminator by Randall Frakes ( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dark futures by Russell Blackford ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terminator 2 - Tag der Abrechnung ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Im Jahr 2029 war die Geburtsstunde des Terminator. Jetzt ist er zurück aus der Zukunft. Noch immer tobt in einer möglichen Welt nach einem Nuklearkrieg der Widerstand weniger Überlebender gegen die Maschinen. Ihr Anführer: John Connor. Erneut reist ein Terminator durch die Zeit, um Connor noch im Knabenalter auszulöschen: Der T-1000, ein modifiziertes, panthergleiches, perfektes Modell, dessen Struktur aus flüssigem Metall besteht. Doch noch eine weitere Maschine tritt die Zeitreise an. Beauftragt, den Jungen zu schützen, ist der Original-Terminator
Terminator: the Sarah Connor chronicles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 26 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
The art of Judge Dredd : the movie by William Wisher ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terminator 2 : judgement day by Greg Wright ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 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
Judge Dredd : a novel by Neal Barrett ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Wisher, Bill
Wisher, William
Wisher, William H.
Wisher William Jr.
Languages
English (120)
Spanish (9)
French (6)
German (4)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
Czech (1)
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