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Hurt, William

Overview
Works: 671 works in 2,637 publications in 9 languages and 75,741 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  History  Historical films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Author, Contributor, Printer, Costume designer, Scenarist, Creator, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Hurt
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

56 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,867 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 )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,713 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
Artificial intelligence : A.I. by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

37 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,545 WorldCat member 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
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

47 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,250 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 bond
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( Visual )

58 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,223 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 Incredible Hulk by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,185 WorldCat member 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
Children of a lesser god by Randa Haines( Visual )

73 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,132 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 Productions( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2,130 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 )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,995 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 )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Likable family man and smalltown diner owner Tom Stall is living his life, minding his own business. Then an act of heroism puts him in the media spotlight. Certain people take notice - Made men from Philly who are dead sure that Stall is the ex-mob assassin they want to find and kill. There may be a real case of mistaken identity, but then again, Tom may actually be a stone-cold killer
Captain America : civil war by Anthony Russo( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,903 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
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

53 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,797 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 in 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,770 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 )

59 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,648 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
Race by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Owens's 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
Lost in space by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

50 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,504 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
Dark city by Alex Proyas( Visual )

61 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,433 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
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,414 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
 
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Vilijam Hert

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Γουίλιαμ Χερτ

Вилијам Херт

Вільям Герт

Уильям Хёрт

Уилям Хърт

Уільям Хёрт

Хёрт, Уильям

ויליאם הרט

ויליאם הרט שחקן אמריקאי

وليام هيرت

ويليام هورت

ويليام هورت ممثل أمريكي

ویلیام هرت بازیگر آمریکایی

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威廉·赫特

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