WorldCat Identities

Ayer, David

Overview
Works: 82 works in 658 publications in 11 languages and 18,877 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Police films  Crime films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Superhero films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, fmd, Restager , Conceptor, Author, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Ayer
Suicide Squad by David Ayer( Visual )

110 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,806 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 )

64 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Jake is to prove himself during a one-day ride-along. As the day wears on, it becomes increasingly clear that Detective Harris has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own code of ethics and street justice. Eventually, Hoyt begins to suspect that he is, rather than having the opportunity to join the squad, being set up to take the fall
The fast and the furious by Rob Cohen( Visual )

92 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,213 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
Fury by David Ayer( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Monuments men: An unlikely World War II platoon has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. With the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could they possibly succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time, they would risk their lives to protect mankind's greatest achievements
End of watch( Visual )

68 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,591 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 )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,533 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 )

59 editions published between 1999 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1942 and Hitler's U-boats have brought war to the United States. On a top-secret assignment, a U.S. Navy captain and his crew must disguise themselves as Nazis and infiltrate a severely damaged Nazi U-boat. Once on board, they are to steal the Nazis' top-secret decoding device and sink the sub before the Germans catch on to what's happening. Their mission is more dangerous and frightening than anything they could have ever imagined, but one which will turn the tide of battle
Sabotage by David Ayer( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John 'Breacher' Warton 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 )

38 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 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
Dark blue by Ron Shelton( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veteran LAPD detective trains a rookie cop in the realities of police intimidation and corruption in the days leading up to the Rodney King beating trial verdict and the L.A. riots that followed
Harsh times by David Ayer( Visual )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 536 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
The tax collector by Marinus van Reymerswaele( Visual )

13 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David and Creeper, are "tax collectors" for the crime lord Wizard, collecting his cut from the profits of local gangs' illicit dealings. But when Wizard's old rival returns to Los Angeles from Mexico, the business is upended, and David finds himself desperate to protect what matters more to him than anything else: his family
Fast and the furious : the original( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 418 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 )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 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 111 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 108 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 : 8-movie collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 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
Fast & furious : 6 movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 53 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 38 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
The fast and the furious / 2 fast 2 furious( Visual )

2 editions 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
 
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