Movies with screenplay written by Kurt Wimmer

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Law Abiding Citizen

The premise of Law Abiding Citizen - angry father seeks revenge on the system when his daughter's murderer gets off with a light sentence - probably sounded great in the pitch meetings but, as with all high concept motion pictures, the devil's in t...

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2009-10-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: F. Gary Gray
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Gerard Butler, Colm Meaney, ...
Point Break

Give the makers of Point Break credit - in reworking Kathryn Bigelow’s 1991 thriller, they didn’t go for a point-by-point revision. Director Ericson Core and screenwriter Kurt Wimmer opted to try something different. Unfortunately, differ...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: 2015-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Ericson Core
Cast: Luke Bracey, Edgar Ramirez, Ray Winstone, ...
Salt

Salt is more than mere seasoning; it's a full bouillabaisse comprised of bits and pieces of James Bond, The Manchurian Candidate, The Bourne Identity, TV's 24, and the Nelson DeMille novel The Charm School. What begins with a delicious appetizer, ...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2010-07-23
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: ACTION
Director: Phillip Noyce
Cast: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, ...
Street Kings

Street Kings has the look and feel of an '80s cop thriller. Despite the predictability of the overall story arc, there's suspense and tension to be found between the credit sequences, but the movie is saddled with an ending that is both improbable...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 2008-04-11
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: David Ayer
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, ...
Total Recall

It's a hard thing for a filmmaker, even an accomplished one, to make a project "his own" when the original is well remembered as a vehicle for a star as big as Arnold Schwarzenegger. A mere 22 years have passed since the Schwarzenegger/Paul Vehoeve...

Run Time: 1:58
U.S. Release Date: 2012-08-03
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Content, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/ACTION
Director: Len Wiseman
Cast: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, ...
Ultraviolet

Kudos to Sony for not holding advance screenings of Ultraviolet. This is the kind of crap you want to keep away from critics. Masochist that I am, I went to see this on my own dime, and regret every cent spent to gain admission to the theater. T...

Run Time: 1:25
U.S. Release Date: 2006-03-03
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Brief Nudity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION
Director: Kurt Wimmer
Cast: Milla Jovovich, Cameron Bright, Nick Chinlund, ...