WorldCat Identities

Hurt, William

Works: 847 works in 3,664 publications in 9 languages and 83,019 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Superhero films  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Author, Contributor, Printer, Costume designer, Scenarist, nar, Speaker, Host
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by William Hurt
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

81 editions published between 2007 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,085 WorldCat member 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
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

38 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a career CIA operative, Bob Barnes begins to uncover the disturbing truth about the work he has devoted his life to. An up-and-coming oil broker, Bryan Woodman faces an unimaginable family tragedy and finds redemption in his partnership with idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir al-Subaai. Corporate lawyer, Bennett Holiday faces a moral dilemma as he finesses the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies Across the globe, a disenfranchised Wasim Khan, a Pakistani teenager, falls prey to the recruiting efforts of a charismatic cleric. Each plays their small part in the vast and complex system that powers the industry, unaware of the explosive impact their lives will have upon the world
The Incredible Hulk by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

50 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 2,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientist Bruce Banner is searching for an antidote to the beast within him known as the Hulk. But when the military attempts to exploit his powers, he comes face to face with his most formidable foe: the Abomination
Captain America : civil war by Anthony Russo( Visual )

30 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps, one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( Visual )

92 editions published between 1985 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In times of tyranny and injustice when law oppresses the people, the outlaw takes his place in history. England at the turn of the 12th century was such a time. King Richard the Lionheart, bankrupt of wealth and glory, is plundering his way back to England after ten years on his crusade. In his army is an archer named Robin Longstride. This is the story of his return home where, for defending the weak against the strong, he will be condemned to live outside the law. Whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people. And so the legend begins
The village by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a quiet, isolated village in olde 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 in tact 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
Tuck everlasting by Natalie Babbitt( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 2,096 WorldCat member 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
Children of a lesser god by Marlee Matlin( Visual )

74 editions published between 1986 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,076 WorldCat member 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
Avengers by Anthony Russo( Visual )

11 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 2,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured their ranks compels the remaining to take one final stand in the grand conclusion to twenty-two films
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro( Visual )

18 editions published between 720 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward, the only witness to his father's suicide and a member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion. These are the qualities that help him become recruited for a career in the newly founded Office of Strategic Services (CIA). While working there, his ideals gradually turn to suspicion influenced by the Cold War paranoia present within the office. Eventually, he becomes an influential veteran operative, while his distrust of everyone around him increases. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to sacrifice his ideals and eventually his family
A history of violence by David Cronenberg( Visual )

47 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member 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?
Race by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

18 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,793 WorldCat member 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
Vantage point by Pete Travis( Visual )

23 editions published in 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,762 WorldCat member 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 by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

72 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer has a love affair with a woman and gets involved in a plot to kill her husband
The host by Roy Fisher( Visual )

47 editions published in 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Neither romantic nor fake romantic, and not at all ridiculous."--San Francisco Chronicle
Dark city by Alex Proyas( Visual )

74 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Murdoch wakes with no memory at the scene of a grisly murder, he soon finds himself hunted by the police, a woman claiming to be his wife, and a mysterious group of pale men. Includes never-before-seen footage and commentary
Lost in space by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

64 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Robinson family was going into space to fight for a chance for humanity; now they are fighting to live long enough to find a way home
Winter's tale by Colin Farrell( Visual )

17 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a mythic early 20th century New York City, burglar Peter Lake must defeat evil and stop time to save his love, Beverly Penn
A.I. Artificial intelligence by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David is a robot programmed to feel unconditional love for his human family. When they abandon him, David seeks to become human so they will take him back and return his love
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A history of violence
A history of violenceVantage pointBody heatLost in spaceA.I. Artificial intelligence
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Γουίλιαμ Χερτ

Вилијам Херт

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Вільям Герт

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