WorldCat Identities

Strick, Wesley

Works: 89 works in 411 publications in 10 languages and 6,908 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Spy films  Comedy films  Slasher films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wesley Strick
Cape Fear by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

87 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen years after being imprisoned, psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden
A nightmare on Elm Street by Wes Craven( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Five teenage friends living on one street all dream of a sinister man with a disfigured face, a frightening voice and a gardener's glove with knives for fingers. One by one, he terrorizes them within their dreams--where the rules are his and the only way out is to wake up. But when one among them dies, they soon realize that what happens in their dreams happens for real and the only way to stay alive is to stay awake. Buried in their past is a debt that has just come due. To save themselves, they must plunge into the mind of the most twisted nightmare of all: Freddy Krueger"--Container
Arachnophobia by Frank Marshall( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor who is deathly afraid of spiders moves his family to a small town where lethal arachnids are attacking the townspeople. He must overcome his fear to save the community, but it may already be too late!
The Glass house by Bruce Dern( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruby is devastated when her parents are killed in a tragic car accident. With her younger brother Rhett, Ruby is sent to live with the legal guardians chosen by her parents. The Glasses live in an opulent Malibu mansion where Ruby and Rhett are promised all of the finest luxuries money can buy and a lavish new rich-kid lifestyle. Before long, however, Ruby begins to suspect that her new caretakers are not what they appear on the surface and that the couple's financial woes may force them to harm her or Rhett in order to cash in on their sizable life insurance policies
The loft by Erik van Looy( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five guys conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city, a place where they can indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved. Paranoia seizes them as everyone begins to suspect one another
The Saint( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon se educó en un durísimo orfanato y allí tuvo que aprender muchos trucos. Años después, era el más famoso ladrón del mundo, a punto de completar cincuenta millones de dólares en su cuenta. Los mismos empresarios rusos a los que robó un valioso microchip, le contratan para una difícil misión: arrebatar a una bella científica el secreto de la fusión nuclear
True believer by Joseph Ruben( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un violento asesinato en la calle y otro en prisión ponen en contacto a un inmigrante asiático con un afamado abogado y hippie nostálgico, Eddie Dodd. Eddie y su ayudante Roger Baron se enfrentan al poder, descubriendo un secreto que sólo conocen algunos antiguos miembros de la policía
Wolf by Mike Nichols( Visual )

41 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film version of the age-old legend of a man who turns into a wolf-like creature under the influence of the full moon
Out there in the dark by Wesley Strick( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated by his B-movie career until he is given the opportunity to direct a larger-budget picture, German emigre Dieter Seife endeavors to prove himself but disapproves of the casting of young Harley Hayden in the leading role, an opinion that prompts the ambitious Hayden to investigate the director's background
The tie that binds( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple is forced to fight for their lives when the natural parents of the child they adopted returns
Return to paradise by Joseph Ruben( Visual )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young men once lived a life of drugs, sex and freedom in Malaysia. Now one is in prison (Vince Vaughn) and will be executed in five days if a woman (Anne Heche) cannot persuade the other two to return to Malaysia to serve three years in prison
Arachnophobia : a novel by Nicholas Edwards( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doom by Andrzej Bartkowiak( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frantic call for help from a remote research station on Mars sends a team of mercenary Marines into action. As the mercenaries decend into the Olduvai Research Station, they find a legion of nightmarish creatures lurking in the darkness, killing at will. Once there, the Marines must use an arsenal of firepower to carry out their mission
The Saint : a complete history in print, radio, film, and television of Leslie Charteris' Robin Hood of modern crime, Simon Templar, 1928-1992 by Burl Barer( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the English private investigator The Saint, by Leslie Charteris
Final analysis by Qiu ou( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist is the fall guy in a devious scheme of murder and inheritance
"Cape Fear" : screenplay by Wesley Strick( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Final analysis : screenplay by Wesley Strick( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist (Gere) has an affair with his patient's sister(Basinger) who is married to a Greek mobster(Roberts). The mobster is a tyrant over his wife. The psychiatrist wants her to get a divorce, but she is afraid of what her husband would do. She has a medical condition that becomes apparent when she drinks. One night she drinks anyway and attacks her husband. The psychiatrist uses his professional pull to try and help her out of the consequences of her actions, but becomes uncertain if she is telling him the truth.--Ed Sutton
True believer : screenplay by Wesley Strick( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once acclaimed civil rights attorney of the 60's, now an embittered cynic who makes a living defending drug-dealing low-lifes, has his passion for justice rekindled by an idealistic young associate and a case involving a man imprisoned for a murder he did not commit
The executioners by John D MacDonald( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one of the most acclaimed thrillers of our time a vicious psychopath (Robert De Niro), after being imprisoned for fourteen years, emerges with the single-minded mission to seek revenge on his attorney, Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte), and menancingly circles Sam's increasingly unstable family. Sam resorts to unorthodox measures which lead to an unforgettable showdown on Cape Fear
True believer (1989) shooting script by Wesley Strick( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Cape Fear
Alternative Names
Wesley Strick Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Wesley Strick amerikansk manusforfattar

Wesley Strick amerikansk manusförfattare

Wesley Strick amerikansk manusforfatter

Wesley Strick amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Wesley Strick scénariste américain

Wesley Strick sceneggiatore statunitense

Wesley Strick US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

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Out there in the darkThe tie that bindsThe Saint : a complete history in print, radio, film, and television of Leslie Charteris' Robin Hood of modern crime, Simon Templar, 1928-1992