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Hurt, John 1940-

Overview
Works: 550 works in 2,615 publications in 10 languages and 88,926 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Fiction  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Commentator, Author, Creator, Director, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2,
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by Daniel Radcliffe( Visual )

54 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 5,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by David Yates( Visual )

50 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 3,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

33 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure
V for vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

41 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

73 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Ultimately, only Ripley is left to fight for her survival and all mankind's
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a disgraced spy surfaces with information concerning a double agent at the top of the British secret service, George Smiley (Gary Oldman), an ex-MI6 agent, is drawn back into the murky field of espionage. Tasked with investigating which of his trusted former colleagues has chosen to betray him and their country, Smiley narrows his search to four suspects - all experienced, skilled and successful agents. However, past histories, rivalries and friendships make it far from easy to pinpoint the man who is eating away at the heart of the British establishment."--Container
Hellboy by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1940s, the Third Reich has joined forces with the evil Grigori Rasputin, who has used his occult powers to summon up a demon from the depths of Hell. However, the demonic creature is captured by American forces, and put in the care of Professor Broom. Under Broom's care, Hellboy develops the desire to do good. Sixty years later he takes action as part of an elite secret defense team alongside Liz Sherman, and Abe Sapian, an aquatic humanoid with the power of telepathy. Hellboy finds himself facing the powerful Rasputin determined to bring the demon back to the forces of darkness
Melancholia by Lars von Trier( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgåard) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine's sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth threatening the very existence of humankind"--Container
Rob Roy by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a harsh winter threatens the majestic Scottish Highlands, Rob Roy MacGregor is forced to borrow money from the less-than-noble Marquis of Montrose to provide for his clan. When Montrose's evil henchmen conspire to take the wealth for themselves, they thrust Rob into the most challenging battle of his life
Snowpiercer by Ed Harris( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is set in the future (AD 2031) where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an ice age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. Its inhabitants are divided by class; the lower-class passengers in one of the last cars stage an uprising, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful ride
Hellboy II the golden army by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil elf prince breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures. He declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release the golden army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As war is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his team of paranormal outcasts prepare to face off with the forces of darkness in the ultimate battle of good versus evil
Hercules by Dwayne Johnson( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Radical Comics' Hercules by Steve Moore, this ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth. It offers the truth behind the myth by presenting the fashioning of a warrior who, for all his strength and courage, is flesh and blood
Immortals by Tarsem Singh( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this epic tale of vengeance and destiny, power-mad King Hyperion ... threatens to destroy all of humanity on his maniacal quest to obtain the ultimate weapon - the legendary Epirus Bow that gives the power to unleash war on both Heaven and Earth. But Theseus..., a heroic young villager chosen by the gods, rises up to stop Hyperion's brutal rampage. With supernatural help from the beautiful oracle Phaedra..., Theseus embraces his destiny and leads a fierce band of warriors in a desperate fight for the future of mankind"--Container
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( Visual )

107 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, ' he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts-- and crush his soul"--Container
Watership down by Richard Adams( Visual )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of rabbits escapes the threatened collapse of their highly developed civilization only to find the same dangers (predatory men and beasts, and a totalitarian state imposed by their own species) in their new domain. Animated
The skeleton key( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Caroline Ellis takes a job as a hospice worker in Louisiana's bayous, she unlocks a deadly secret involving magic, conjure, and sacrifice that pulls her into a terrifying world of strange, frightening, and unexplained incidents. The key to escaping may lie in a decrepit attic, but if she dares to believe in what she discovers, everything she fears will become real
J.R.R. Tolkien's the lord of the rings by Ralph Bakshi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a dangerous and powerful magic ring falls into his hands, a hobbit named Frodo gets caught up in an adventure. The mighty wizard Gandolf and a daring band of elves, dwarfs and warriors defend their enchanted land from the wicked sorcerer who would see it destroyed
 
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Alternative Names
Džon Hert

Hurt, John

Hurt, John Vincent.

Hurt, John Vincent 1940-

Ioannes Hurt

John Hurt acteur britannique

John Hurt actorul britanic

John Hurt angielski aktor

John Hurt attore britannico

John Hurt britischer Schauspieler

John Hurt British actor

John Hurt Brits filmacteur

Τζον Χερτ

Джон Гарт

Джон Хёрт

Джон Хърт

Жон Хёрт

Џон Херт

ג'ון הרט

جان هارت صداپیشه، بازیگر، و کاشف بریتانیایی

جون هرت

ჯონ ჰარტი

존 허트

ジョン・ハート

尊·赫

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莊赫特

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