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Kretschmann, Thomas 1962-

Overview
Works: 242 works in 816 publications in 12 languages and 25,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Monster films  History 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, 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 )

162 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 3,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

42 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and German and held by 3,240 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 ( '08 ) Movie( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,131 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 )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 2,014 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 1,725 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 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlín, abril de 1945. En las calles de Berlín se libra una encarnizada batalla. Hitler (Bruno Ganz) y sus fieles se han atrincherado en un búnker. Entre ellos se encuentra Traudl Junge (Alexandra Maria Lara), la secretaria personal del Führer. En el exterior, la situación se recrudece. A pesar de que Berlín ya no puede resistir más, Hitler se niega a abandonar la ciudad y, acompañado de Eva Braun (Juliane Köhler), prepara su despedida
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
Next by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,166 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
Resident evil : afterlife by Russell Mulcahy( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the re-opening of the Hive and the T-Virus, the Umbrella Corporation quarantines the whole city, disabling anyone at all from leaving. Among those trapped within, are members of the suspended STARS group. To survive the mess around them, Alice, now a genetically modified project, has to accept a deal with Dr. Ashford, a scientist whose daughter has gone missing, and escort her out of the city. If Alice accepts, he'll ensure that the group are safely flown out of the quarantined city before the deadly Nemesis eliminates them all
Transsiberian by Brad Anderson( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 860 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 763 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
The Celestine Prophecy( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 630 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
Stalingrad by Joseph Vilsmaier( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 a Russian woman who has 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"--Container
Stalingrad by Royal Film Produktions( Visual )

50 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the late fall of 1942, thousands of German soldiers set out to fight one of the bloodiest battles of all time. 'Stalingrad' is the story of four of these soldiers, as they struggle against both physical and emotional enemies ... the anonymity of the enemy is lost and the soldiers must face the war literally eye to eye"--Slipcase
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

"Documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery"--Container
Stalingrad by Joseph Vilsmaier( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the same production team that was responsible for the great war classic 'Das Boot', this film brings to the screen the story of the bloodiest battle in the history of warfare - the fight for Stalingrad - where over 2 million men lost their lives. Stalingrad was the turning point in the war for the Germans. They never recovered from this devastating defeat. But like 'Das Boot', 'Stalingrad's emphasis is not simply on the battle but on certain young men who fought in that war - their hopes, their fears, their stories." [container]
Resident evil( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resident evil: apocalypse: General Cain orders The Hive reopened, and in doing so contaminates all of Raccoon City, a city of the dead, with Alice stuck right in the middle. Now, along with other surviors, Jill, Carlos and Captain Nicholai, they must fight to survive and escape the nightmare that has plaqed Raccoon City. Matt Addison has been a new threat as he has fully mutated into a seemingly unstoppable creature, code named Nemesis. Nemesis will stop at nothing until everything around him is dead
The big bang by Lucilla Giagnoni( Visual )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 271 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, and just might explain ... well, everything
Dracula( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 268 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
Esther by Raffaele Mertes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in German and English and held by 226 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-

Krečman, Tomas

Thomas Kretschmann acteur allemand

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Thomas Kretschmann German actor

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Tomas Krečman

Τόμας Κρέτσμαν

Кречман, Томас

Кречманн, Томас, 1962-

Томас Кречман

Թոմաս Կրեչման

תומאס קרצ'מן

תומאס קרצ'מן שחקן גרמני

توماس كريتشمان

توماس کرتشمن بازیگر آلمانی

தோமஸ் கிரெட்ச்மன்

ტომას კრეჩმენი

토마스 크레치만

トーマス・クレッチマン

托马斯·克莱舒曼

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