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Kretschmann, Thomas 1962-

Overview
Works: 211 works in 860 publications in 13 languages and 25,709 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  History  Film adaptations  Horror films  Science fiction films  Monster films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Thomas Kretschmann
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

197 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 3,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew and a brilliant pianist who watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. Tells of his heroic and inspirational journey of survival with the unlikely help of a sympathetic German officer, as he lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
King Kong by Peter Jackson( Visual )

48 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and German and held by 3,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
Walküre = Valkyrie by Bryan Singer( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the incredible true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg and his ingenious assassination plot targeting Adolf Hitler, this engrossing thriller reenacts the daring operation to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and times of Queen Victoria from her childhood to her early rise to power and the first turbulent years of her rule. Her romantic relationship and eventual marriage to Prince Albert culminates in a royal power struggle which ultimately is the key to her happiness when she comes to the realization that he is someone she can fully trust and believe in
Avengers, age of Ultron( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure
Downfall by Oliver Hirschbiegel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in German and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on her actual first-hand account, depicts the final ten days of Nazi Germany as seen through the eyes of Hitler's then-secretary Gertraud (Traudl) Junge. Joining Hitler and his inner circle at their bunker in Berlin, she witnesses the collapse of Hitler's plans for the Third Reich. As the Russian army takes the city, the dissipation, horrific beliefs, and merciless logic of Hitler's philosophy and followers becomes ever more apparent and visceral
Blade II by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary "daywalker" Blade must join forces with a high-powered team of vampires to take on a fearsom threat more deadly than either has seen before. These unlikely allies must stop a race of super-vampires intent on destroying everyone in their path - human or vampire
Resident evil : afterlife by Paul Anderson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resident evil: A virus has escaped in a secret facility turning the staff into hungry zombies. The complex computer shuts down the base to prevent infection. The parent corporation sends in an elite military unit, where they meet Alice, who is suffering from amnesia due to exposure to nerve gas. The military team must shut down the computer and get out, fighting their way past zombies, mutants, and the computer itself, before the virus escapes and infects the rest of the world. Alice must also come to terms with her slowly-returning memories
Next by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him. He can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low in Vegas under an assumed name. There, he performs cheap tricks and lives off small-time gambling "winnings." But when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a nuclear device in Los Angeles, government agent Callie Ferris must use all her wiles to capture Cris and convince him to help her stop the cataclysm
Stalingrad by Joseph Vilsmaier( Visual )

74 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1942, German troops advance deep into the Soviet Union en route to Stalingrad. Hitler seriously misjudging the tenacity of the Red Army is convinced that the city can be conquered before winter. Inadequately clothed and without sufficient food the Nazi troops literally freeze and starve to death largely abandoned by their leaders. For the soldiers Fritz, Hans, Rollo and GeGe the struggle for life has just begun. Gunfire and bombs are only one part of this hell; most of the soldiers will lose the battle against hunger and cold. The film presents this turning point in World War II as a vast tableau of horror in which the average German soldier was as much a victim of Nazi evil as were the Soviet people
Transsiberian by Brad Anderson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy and Jessie are a couple in a rocky relationship. Following a stay in Beijing they decide to give their relationship one last go and have another adventure together. They decide to travel on the Transsiberian from China to Moscow. The couple discover that the days of the train's glorious luxury has faded and has been replace with cold steel carriages and indifferent fellow passengers. It is reputed to include drug traffickers. In the company of a fellow western couple, Carlos and Abby, everything goes well until the four decide to get off the train at one stop. They soon discovers that Carlos is a drug dealer who was being pursued by corrupt police officers, and they are now after Jessie. Unwittingly, Roy and Jessie get caught up in the dark world of smuggling and betrayal. And they know that while the train is in motion, there is no means of escape
Hitman : Agent 47( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elite assassin, 47, teams up with a young woman to discover his past and how he became the perfect killing machine, and why others are after those secrets as well
Stalingrad by Joseph Vilsmaier( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic look at the battle that turned the tide of World War II. A band of determined Russian soldiers fight to hold a strategic building in their devastated city against a ruthless German army, and in the process become deeply connected to two Russian women who have been living there. The scale of the battle contrasts dramatically with the human drama of the Russian soldiers, the few remaining civilians and their invaders into Stalingrad
The Celestine Prophecy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Woodson is disillusioned and temporarily without direction. Through a mysterious set of coincidences, he finds himself on an adventure to Peru in search of ancient scrolls, known as the Celestine Prophecy. The prophecy and its nine key insights, predict a new awakening that will redefine human life and provide a glimpse into a completely spiritual culture on earth. Resistant at first, John finds that with each step he takes and person he meets leads him to a new awakening. It is only when he finally lets go does he find his destiny and comes to understand the meaning that had escaped him when his adventure began
The Galapagos affair : Satan came to Eden( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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La reine Margot = Queen Margot by Patrice Chéreau( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in French and Spanish and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of France's late 16th century religious wars, Margot is thrown into a political marriage by her ruthlessly power-hungry family. When she finds herself hopelessly drawn into their murderous affairs, she realizes that her only hope of escape lies somewhere between the heroic soldier who loves her and the enemy husband who could save her
Dracula by Jonathan Rhys-Meyers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centuries after the Order of the Dragon cursed him with immortality and murdered his wife, Dracula arrives in Victorian London to wreak his revenge. Posing as an American industrialist who intends to bring modern science to England, Dracula sets out to destroy the sect, only to fall in love with a woman who strongly resembles his dead wife, an obsession that threatens to thwart all his plans
The Big Bang by Marc Lachièze-Rey( Visual )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three ruthless cops, desperate to find a stash of diamonds hidden in the desert, kidnap a tough private investigator. He recounts the events of his latest case that led to his abduction, which involves a brutal Russian boxer, a missing stripper, and a billionaire surfer looking to recreate the Big Bang. The solution to the mystery will cost ten lives, net 30 million dollars, and just might explain ... well, everything
Immortal by Enki Bilal( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City, 2095. A floating pyramid has emerged in the skies above Manhattan inhabited by ancient Egyptian Gods. They have cast judgment down upon Horus, one of their own. With only seven days to preserve his immortality, he must find a human host body to inhabit, as well as search for a mate. In the city below, Jill, a beautiful woman with blue hair and tears, wanders the city in search of her identity. She is aided by a doctor who is fascinated by this mystery of nature. Reality in this world has a whole new meaning as bodies, voices and memories converge with Gods, mutants, mortals and extra terrestrials
Esther by Jean Racine( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in German and English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the story of Esther, a Jewish woman loved by King Ahasuerus, who persuades him to show her people mercy, thus averting a planned genocide of the Jews by the King's right-hand man Haman
 
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The young Victoria
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Krechmann, Tomas, 1962-

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Tomas Krečman

Τόμας Κρέτσμαν

Кречман, Томас

Кречманн, Томас, 1962-

Томас Кречман

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תומאס קרצ'מן

תומאס קרצ'מן שחקן גרמני

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King KongThe young VictoriaDownfallBlade IIResident evil : afterlifeStalingrad