WorldCat Identities

Hurt, William

Works: 405 works in 2,410 publications in 10 languages and 72,601 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Author, Contributor, Printer, Scenarist, Costume designer, Creator, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by William Hurt
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

67 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,885 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 )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,678 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
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( Visual )

52 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,257 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 big chill by Forgiven( Visual )

50 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,247 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 re-evaluate his or her life and re-establish their bond
The Incredible Hulk by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote to his curse of turning into the Hulk when he becomes angry and desperately missing Betty Ross, the only woman he has ever loved. He is pursued by warmongers who want to use his powers for their own purposes and a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called the Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. A fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction
Children of a lesser god by Marlee Matlin( Visual )

93 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,184 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
Tuck everlasting by Walt Disney( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,131 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
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
The village by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What 'The Village' says about human behavior is more chilling than any plot twist."--Northwest Herald
A history of violence by David Cronenberg( Visual )

46 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,981 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?
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

60 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane
Vantage point by Sigourney Weaver( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,760 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 James Brown( Visual )

64 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A likable, unambitious lawyer and his siren-like lover plot to kill her wealthy husband
The host by Kristin Lucas( Visual )

29 editions published in 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over humans' bodies and erasing their minds, a young woman risks everything to protect the people she cares about most
Lost in space by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

58 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,521 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
Kiss of the spider woman by Hector Babenco( Visual )

90 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis, a homosexual, and Valentin, a political prisoner are mismatched cell mates in a South American prison. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. Eventually, the two men come to understand and respect one another
Dark city by Alex Proyas( Visual )

58 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,420 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
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gavin Banek is an attorney in a rush to make a court appointment to file legal papers involving a multi-million dollar trust accidentally collides with Doyle Gipson, an alcoholic insurance salesman. Doyle is also in a rush for a court appointment involving the custody of his children. Gavin leaves the scene of the accident and strands Doyle, causing him to miss his custody hearing. During the process of the post-crash discussion, Gavin accidentally drops the papers he needs to present in court. The judge gives him until the end of the day to present the papers and thus begins a cat and mouse game between both men. After a few questionable actions by both men, they finally start questioning their actions and their lives. In the end, both come to a new understanding of what is important and appear to be set in new ethical and moral directions
Winter's tale by Colin Farrell( Visual )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and French and held by 1,387 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
The Alexander technique first lesson, an introduction to the Alexander technique( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Hurt joins former dancer and certified Alexander teacher Jane Kosminsky in a presentation about the Alexander technique. Includes a history of F.M. Alexander and explanations about what the Technique is, why it works, how it works and ways in which a beginner can start to use the principles in a series of daily activities
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A history of violence
Alternative Names
Vilijam Hert

William Hurt acteur américain

William Hurt ameerika näitleja

William Hurt Amerikaans filmacteur

William Hurt Amerikano nga aktor

William Hurt amerikansk skådespelare

William Hurt amerikāņu aktieris

William Hurt amerykański aktor

William Hurt attore statunitense

William Hurt US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

William HURT usona aktoro

William Hurt yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Вилијам Херт

Вільям Герт

Уильям Хёрт

Уилям Хърт

Уільям Хёрт

Хёрт, Уильям

ויליאם הרט

وليام هيرت

ويليام هورت

ویلیام هرت بازیگر آمریکایی

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