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Kretschmann, Thomas 1962-

Overview
Works: 298 works in 1,066 publications in 9 languages and 27,809 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Monster films  War films  Science fiction 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 )

60 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,369 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 Peter Jackson( Visual )

59 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,718 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 )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,171 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 )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,054 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 by 65( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1,718 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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in German and English and held by 1,379 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 )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,336 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 )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,153 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 966 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
Resident evil : apocalypse by Paul Anderson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 921 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
Stalingrad by Joseph Vilsmaier( Visual )

45 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 873 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
Transsiberian by Brad Anderson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 856 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 )

14 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and German and held by 788 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
King Kong( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s, a down-on-her-luck actress accompanies an over-ambitious filmmaker on an expedition to a remote island. There they encounter a terrifying giant ape who forms an attachment to the beautiful actress. Hoping to win fame and fortune, the filmmaker brings the ape back to New York City for public exhibition, with catastrophic results
The Celestine Prophecy by Barnet Bain( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 620 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Russian and held by 563 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
La reine Margot = Queen Margot by Patrice Chéreau( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in French and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Queen Margot finds herself trapped in an arranged marriage amidst a religious war between French Catholics and Protestants. Six days after her wedding, La Mole, a young man wounded by several sword injuries, frantically knocks on Margot's door. He is Protestant and must die like all the others, but Margot hides him, nurses him back to help and grows to love him
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
The pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

67 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 347 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
Resident evil by Paul Anderson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 318 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
 
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Alternative Names
Krechmann, Tomas 1962-

Krečman, Tomas

Thomas Kretschmann acteur allemand

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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 كريتشمان ممثل ألماني

توماس کرتشمن بازیگر آلمانی

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토마스 크레치만

トーマス・クレッチマン

托马斯·克莱舒曼

湯瑪斯·柯瑞奇曼

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