WorldCat Identities

Strick, Wesley

Works: 129 works in 427 publications in 9 languages and 7,061 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Spy films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Slasher 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 Martin Scorsese( Visual )

45 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,601 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
The loft by Erik van Looy( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When five married men discover a woman's dead body in their shared secret penthouse loft apartment, the men begin to question everything about their arrangement and their friendship
Arachnophobia by Frank Marshall( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeff Daniels and John Goodman star in this creepy comedy, crawling with the perfect mix of fun and fright. Everyone is afraid of something, but when Dr. Ross Jennings (Daniels) moves his family to a quiet place in the country, the one thing that bugs him most is terrifying everyone in town. For this unlikely hero, overcoming a childhood fear of spiders might just save the day
A nightmare on Elm Street by Samuel Bayer( Visual )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 851 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
The Glass house by Daniel Sackheim( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 795 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 Saint( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Val Kilmer stars as espionage hero Simon Templar whose gallery of secret weapons and knowledge of disguises make him a most worthy adversary
True believer by Joseph Ruben( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 212 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
Wolf by Mike Nichols( Visual )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 201 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 175 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 )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 154 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 )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 104 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 )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doom by Andrzej Bartkowiak( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 88 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 novel by Burl Barer( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The executioners by John D MacDonald( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 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
Final analysis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist is the fall guy in a devious scheme of murder and inheritance
Les nerfs à vifs [sic] Cape fear by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le respectable avocat Sam Bowden a commis une seule faute, celle de brûler un rapport qui aurait permis à son client Max Cady, d'avoir des circonstances atténuantes pour une sombre histoire de viol. 14 ans ont passé et Cady revient pour se venger. Derrière les barreaux, sa haine a endurci ses muscles. Il a juré d'apprendre à Bowden ce que "perdre" veut dire
Kap der Angst( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in German and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nach 14 Jahren haft rächt sich ein Sittlichkeitsverbrecher an seinem damaligen Verteidiger, der Entlastungsmaterial unterdrückt hat. Remake des Klassikers "Ein Köder für die Bestie" (1962), Ein virtuos inszenierter, komplexer Film, hinter dessen gewalttätigem Äußeren sich die Klage über den Verlust an Integrität und Menschlichkeit verbirgt
El cabo del miedo = Cape Fear( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ex-convicto que acaba de salir de prisión tras estar 14 años encerrado. Busca vengarse del abogado que le defendió durante el juicio, comenzando una presión psicológica cada vez más intensa y peligrosa sobre él y su familia
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 FearLes nerfs à vifs [sic] 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 novelLes nerfs à vifs [sic] Cape fear