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McKellen, Ian

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Most widely held works by Ian McKellen
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

186 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 6,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
The hobbit : an unexpected journey by Peter Jackson( Visual )

188 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 6,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One Ring.'
X-Men by Bryan Singer( Visual )

199 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 6,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war is brewing between those with special powers ("mutants") and the rest of humanity -- and the only ones who can save the humans from certain destruction are a special group of mutants - the "X-Men." (Based on the comic series)
The lord of the rings by Peter Jackson( Visual )

139 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 6,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fellowship has been broken. Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee have gone to Mordor alone to destroy the One Ring. Merry and Pippin have been captured by the Uruk-hai and Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli have made friends of the Rohan. The two towers between Mordor and Isengard, have united in their lust for destruction. One of the Ring's original bearers, Gollum, has tracked Frodo and Sam, but is captured by the Hobbits and used as a way to lead them to Mt. Doom. The War of the Ring ahs now begun ... DVD
The lord of the rings by Orlando Bloom( Visual )

140 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
The hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Peter Jackson( Visual )

97 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic conclusion to the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. The dragon Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women, and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo attempts to make him see reason
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

84 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovers that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian with whom Langdon had been scheduled to meet. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England
The golden compass by Chris Weitz( Visual )

39 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization
X-Men, days of future past by Bryan Singer( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The X-Men of the future are waging a losing battle against the Sentinels, superpowered robots created by humanity to exterminate mutantkind. Wolverine is sent backwards in time to 1973 to enlist the younger versions of Professor Xavier and Magneto to prevent the event leading to the Sentinels' creation, and thus change the future for the better
Stardust by Claire Danes( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony wall that sets between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power
Flushed away by David Bowers( Visual )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Roddy, an upper-crust society mouse who is rather rudely evicted from his Kensington flat when he is flushed down into Ratropolis, the bustling sewer world found under London's streets
X2 : X-men united by Bryan Singer( Visual )

116 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
Mr. Holmes by Bill Condon( Visual )

34 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement
Beauty and the beast by Kevin Kline( Visual )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey of Belle, a bright and independent young woman who takes her father's place as the prisoner of a beast in his castle. As Belle befriends the castle's enchanted staff, she and the Beast slowly begin to look beyond their initial reactions to each other and see who they truly are. But back in Belle's village, her father's fears for her safety drive him to rally the villagers to free Belle from the castle--a plan that goes awry, with dangerous consequences, when Belle's would-be suitor Gaston twists the rally into a mob and leads an attack on the castle
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

114 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

57 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
The hobbit by Peter Jackson( Visual )

60 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins continues on in his journey with the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim their lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a shocking attack on the President, the X-men must stand united with their deadliest enemies to combat a menace that threatens every mutant on the planet, and possibly all of mankind
David Copperfield by Simon Curtis( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th century England, this story follows young David Copperfield's difficult journey from boy to man
Gods and Monsters by Bill Condon( Visual )

78 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship
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The lord of the rings
The lord of the ringsThe Da Vinci CodeFlushed awayA performance of MacbethDavid CopperfieldGods and MonstersCovering McKellen : an understudy's tale
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Ian McKellen

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McKellen, Ian Murphy 1939-

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Yan MakKellen

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Ен Маккелен Брытанскі кінаактор

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Ијан Макелен

Маккеллен, Иэн, 1939-

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