WorldCat Identities

Ayer, David

Overview
Works: 92 works in 649 publications in 11 languages and 18,505 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Police films  Crime films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Superhero films  Historical films  Submarine films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Scenarist, Author, fmd, Restager , Conceptor, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Ayer
Suicide squad by David Ayer( Visual )

104 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined that only a secret group of despicable individuals with nothing to lose can avert a potential apocalypse. So, she has assembled the world's most dangerous super villains, given them a powerful arsenal of weapons, and sent them off on a suicide mission
Training day by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

59 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced Los Angeles Police Department is a rookie anxious to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris. Harris has agreed to give Hoyt a shot at joining his team with a one-day ride-along during which Hoyt must prove his mettle. As the day wears on, however, it becomes increasingly clear to the greenhorn that his experienced mentor has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own morally compromised code of ethics and street justice. As he struggles with his conscience, an increasingly alarmed Hoyt begins to suspect that he's not really being given an audition at all; he's being set up as the fall guy in an elaborate scheme
Fury by David Ayer( Visual )

37 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1945. 2.verdenskrig nærmer sig sin afslutning. Men for besætningen på tanken "Fury" er der død, mørke og ødelæggelse i horisonten, mens de kører gennem det krigshærgede Tyskland, hvor der er fjender over alt
The fast and the furious by Rob Cohen( Visual )

77 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every night is a championship race on the turbo-charged streets of Los Angeles. Dominic and Johnny are rivals who are the boldest, the baddest, the best, and turn their challengers into dust. Along comes a challenger. Dominic and Johnny know that he is tough and fast, what they don't know is that he is a speed demon detective trying to bust up a theft ring."
End of watch by David Ayer( Visual )

60 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel, during a routine traffic stop
S.W.A.T. by Clark Johnson( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When things get too tough for the cops, the cops call on the Special Weapons and Tactics unit - better known as S.W.A.T. Two wisecracking, battle-hardened veterans team up with a pair of street smart rookies to form the most free-wheeling, but effective, S.W.A.T. team ever. Their first assignment: transport an international drug kingpin to federal custody, after he's offered $100 million to anyone who will free him
U-571 by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

48 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the Nazis' top-secret decoding device). When their own ship is destroyed, they must secretly make their way through hostile waters in a severely damaged Nazi U-boat to safety with the device
Sabotage by David Ayer( Visual )

42 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, one-by-one, the team members mysteriously start to be eliminated. As the body count rises, everyone is a suspect
Street kings by David Ayer( Visual )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Ludlow is a veteran LAPD cop who finds life difficult to navigate after the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of his former partner, Detective Terrance Washington, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a part of his entire career, ultimately leading him to question the loyalties of everyone around him. He teams up with a young detective to track down Washington's killers, who track down the murderers and bring them to justice
Dark blue by Ron Shelton( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two LAPD detectives investigate a high-profile quadruple-homicide in April 1992, a few weeks before the Los Angeles Riots
Harsh times by David Ayer( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-soldier returning to South Central faces challenges and hard times as he finds himself once again living the life of crime he once knew
Fast and the furious : the original( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An undercover cop gets pulled into a gang that races cars late at night through city streets when the leader is suspected of stealing electronic equipment. The cop is swept up by the adrenaline rush of the race and falls for the gang leader's sister
Suicide squad : the official movie novelization by Marv Wolfman( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous imprisoned super criminals, provide them the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them to defeat an enigmatic, unstoppable enemy. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has gathered a group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose. Once they figure out they were chosen to fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die beating the odds, or decide it's every man for himself?"--Back cover
Suicide Squad : behind the scenes with the worst heroes ever by Signe Bergstrom( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The officially authorized companion to Suicide Squad, the eagerly anticipated film from Warner Bros. Pictures based on the DC Comics antihero team. Along with photos of the cast and crew, this lavish full-color official tie-in book will contain behind-the-scenes stories and images, removable items, and more, making it a must have keepsake for every fan!"--Amazon
Training day( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Training day, Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department, gets a chance to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris
Fast & furious : 6 movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 fast 2 furious: Federal agents recruit the street racing ex-detective to help them catch an international drug lord
Fury (2014)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany
The fast and the furious / 2 fast 2 furious( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fast and the furious: Every night is a championship race on the turbo-charged streets of Los Angeles. Dominic and Johnny are rivals who are the boldest, the baddest, the best, and turn their challengers into dust. Dominic and Johnny know that the new challenger is tough and fast, what they don't know is that he is a speed demon detective trying to bust up a theft ring ; 2 fast 2 furious: now an ex-cop on the run, Brian, hooks into outlaw street racing. When the Feds strong-arm him back, Brian's no rules, win-or-die skills are unleashed against an international drug lord. With his velocity-addicted buddy riding shotgun, and a drop-dead-gorgeous undercover agent dialing up the heat ... it becomes a desperate race for survival and justice
Fast & furious : 8-movie collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 fast 2 furious: Federal agents recruit the street racing ex-detective to help them catch an international drug lord
Fast & furious collection : 1 & 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 fast 2 furious: Now an ex-cop on the run, Brian, hooks into outlaw street racing. When the Feds strong-arm him back, Brian's no rules, win-or-die skills are unleased against an international drug lord. With his velocity-addicted buddy riding shotgun, and a drop-dead-georgeous undercover agent dialing up the heat ... it becomes a desperate race for survival and justice
 
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