Most widely held works about William Hurt
Most widely held works by William Hurt
Into the wild ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,824 libraries worldwide
Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story.
Tuck everlasting ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,740 libraries worldwide
Young Winnie Foster, stifled by the formality of her proper life and her domineering mother, escapes into the woods only to get lost. Her magical summer begins when she meets Jesse Tuck. Jesse is full of life and adventure and Winnie falls in love. The Tuck family has a powerful secret-- a spring that holds the magic of everlasting life. Now Winnie must choose whether she wants to live life as she knows it or drink from the spring.
A.I. Artificial intelligence ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,717 libraries worldwide
Visions of a future full of astonishing android technology. David, an advanced android, embarks on an extraordinary adventure to discover the secret of his own identity. Believing in the story of Pinocchio, David dreams of becoming a real boy.
Syriana ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,616 libraries worldwide
There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them.
The good shepherd ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,609 libraries worldwide
An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him.
A history of violence ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,539 libraries worldwide
Tom is a loving, well-respected family man from a small Indiana town. When two criminals show up at his diner, Tom is forced to take action and thwart the robbery attempt. Suddenly heralded as a local hero who took the courage to stand up to crime, people look up to Tom as a man of high moral regard. But all the media attention attracts the likes of the mob, who show up at Tom's doorstep. Is it a case of mistaken identity or does Tom have a history that no one knows about?
Robin Hood ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,448 libraries worldwide
In 13th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power. And whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people.
Children of a lesser god ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
A love story about John Leeds, an idealistic special education teacher, and a headstrong deaf girl named Sarah. At first, Leeds sees Sarah as a teaching challenge. But soon their relationship blossoms into a love so passionate it shatters the barrier of silence that keeps them apart.
Vantage point ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
U.S. president Ashton is in Salamanca, Spain to announce plans for a major global summit on terrorism. As he stands behind the podium in front of a loudly cheering crowd, he is shot twice. This is followed minutes later by a small explosion and then a massive blast. Secret Service agents Barnes, Taylor, and Holden immediately jump into action, trying to find the terrorists responsible amid all the chaos. First, the events are seen through the eyes of television news producer Rex Brooks. Then, the assassination attempt is replayed from seven different points of view. Each perspective reveals a few more clues.
Body heat ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
A likable, unambitious lawyer and his siren-like lover plot to kill her wealthy husband.
The Incredible Hulk ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. Now, a fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction.
Changing lanes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction.
Lost in space ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
"The year is 2058. With the earth's resources severely depleted human survival depends upon 'The Jupiter Mission.' This daring plan will launch an entire family--the Robinsons--into the farthest reaches of hyperspace to colonize 'Alpha Prime, ' the only other habitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find themselves hurtling through uncharted space, facing alien invaders, time-warp wonders and non-stop excitement."--Container.
Mr. Brooks ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
Mr. Brooks is a successful businessman, a generous philanthropist, a loving father, and a devoted husband. He is seemingly perfect, but he has a secret. He is also the notorious Thumbprint Killer, and no one has ever suspected it until now. Tracy Atwood is a tough detective whose devotion to her craft catches the attention and respect of the serial killer she is hunting, which leads to a symbiotic relationship.
The big chill ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bonds.
The village ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
In a quiet, isolated village in old Pennsylvania, there lies a pact between the people of the village and the creatures who reside in the surrounding woods. The townspeople do not enter the woods, and the creatures do not enter the village. The pact stays intact for many years, that is until the headstrong Lucius Hunt seeks medical supplies from neighboring towns beyond the woods. Animal carcasses begin to appear around the village, causing the elders to fear for the safety of the village, the sanctity of the pact, and so much more.
Michael ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 930 libraries worldwide
Two reporters from a Chicago-based tabloid, along with an "angel expert", are asked to travel to rural Iowa to investigate a claim from an old woman that she shares her motel with a real, live archangel named Michael.
Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King ( Recording )
23 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
Five interconnected sequential narratives, set in the years from 1960 to 1999, that are deeply rooted in the sixties, and haunted by the Vietnam War.
Jane Eyre ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 848 libraries worldwide
The harshly treated orphan girl, Jane Eyre, becomes a governess in an mysterious Yorkshire mansion and falls in love with the master of the house.
The big chill ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bond.
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