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Kretschmann, Thomas 1962-

Overview
Works: 261 works in 1,005 publications in 11 languages and 27,500 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Historical films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Superhero films  History  Horror films 
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 )

136 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 3,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wladyslaw Szpilman, brillant pianiste juif polonais, échappe à la déportation. Contraint de vivre au coeur du ghetto de Varsovie, il en partage les souffrances, les humiliations et les luttes. Il parvient à s'échapper et à se réfugier dans les ruines de la capitale. Un officier allemand va l'aider et lui permettre de survivre." (Source : jaquette)
King Kong by Peter Jackson( Visual )

60 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930s, this is the story of a young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow from the world of vaudeville who finds herself lost in depression-era New York and her luck changes when she meets an over-ambitious filmmaker Carl Denham 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. The beauty and the beast finally meet their fate back in the city of New York where the filmmaker takes and displays the ape in quest of his fame by commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe for everyone including a playwright Jack Driscoll 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 )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,174 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 )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,052 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
Marvel's The Avengers by Joss Whedon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,768 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in German and English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Berlin, 1945, this powerful and provocative war drama retells the final days of the Second World War as recorded in the diaries of Adolf Hitler's private secretary, Traudi Junge, while barricaded with Hitler and his closest confidants in the Führer's secret bunker ... This unprecendented and controversial insider's perspective is a gripping insight into the madness and desperation of Hitler in the final hours of the war as the Russian Army closes a ring around Berlin"--Container insert
Blade II by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,340 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 )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 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
Hitman : Agent 47( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 967 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 )

64 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film features the bloodiest battle in the history of warfare - the legendary battle of Stalingrad
Resident evil : afterlife by Russell Mulcahy( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 897 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 )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy and Jessie are a couple are 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
Jungle by Greg McLean( Visual )

11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and German and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enthusiastic young adventurer follows his dreams into the Amazon jungle with two friends and a guide with a mysterious past. Their journey quickly turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wilderness lead to an all-out fight for survival
Stalingrad by Joseph Vilsmaier( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 670 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
The Celestine Prophecy by Barnet Bain( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 623 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
La reine Margot = Queen Margot by Patrice Chéreau( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in French and Spanish and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrown into a political marriage of convenience by her ruthlessly power-hungry family, the beautiful Margot soon finds herself hopelessly drawn into their murderous affairs. It's then she realizes her only hope of escape lies somewhere between the heroic soldier who loves her and the enemy husband who could save her
The Galapagos affair : Satan came to Eden by Dayna Goldfine( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery"--Container
Resident evil by Paul Anderson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 313 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
Dracula( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 266 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( Visual )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 266 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
 
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Krechmann, Tomas 1962-

Krečman, Tomas

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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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توماس كريتشمان ممثل ألماني

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トーマス・クレッチマン

托马斯·克莱舒曼

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