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Hurt, John 1940-2017

Overview
Works: 716 works in 3,043 publications in 11 languages and 96,327 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Children's films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Commentator, Translator, Other, Author, Interviewee, Contributor, Director, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Hurt
 
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by Daniel Radcliffe( Visual )

56 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 5,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the epic finale, the battle between good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climatic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here
Harry Potter and the goblet of fire by J. K Rowling( Visual )

60 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,600 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 )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 3,116 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 )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,005 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 )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,717 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
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

88 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mindless, savage, and merciless alien is attacking the crew of an intergalactic freighter, and it must be stopped before they are all killed
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

34 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway (Foster) receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the height of the Cold War, a precarious operation goes deadly wrong, and the head of British Intelligence wonders if a double agent is leaking vital secrets. Brought out of retirement to expose the potential mole, master spy George Smiley is the only one who can be trusted to expose one of their own. Or can he? As the emotional and physical tolls mount on the high-ranking suspects, Smiley will be forced into the ultimate international spy game where everyone's motives are in question
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

132 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man", when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

42 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,145 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
Hellboy by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

42 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1944 the Nazi military and scientific departments are researching the occult. Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin builds a dimensional portal off the coast of Scotland, where he intends to use it to bring about the destruction of Earth. In his employ is the ultra-silent assassin Karl Ruprecht Kroenen, who seemingly can't be killed. However, the United States has sent forces of their own to Scotland, along with Professor Trevor Bruttenholm, who is well-versed in terms of magic and sorcery. Fighting breaks out between the Nazi and American soldiers. When the device is damaged, Rasputin's life force is drawn through the portal and he disappears. Bruttenholm saves a mysterious red demon who is given the nickname "Hellboy." Sixty years later, FBI agent John Myers is sent from Quantico to a building in Newark, New Jersey which has been identified as Squeaky Clean Waste Management Services. Hellboy has to defend the city, while trying to protect his friends from each attack. He is eventually pushed over the edge when Rasputin has Kroenen kill Professor Bruttenholm
Snowpiercer by Chun-ho Pong( Visual )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,622 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 live
Melancholia by Lars von Trier( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,605 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 )

40 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,508 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
Hercules by Dwayne Johnson( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,489 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 )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,456 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 )

123 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,455 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
The lord of the rings by Peter Jackson( Visual )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,240 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
Watership down by Richard Adams( Visual )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 962 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
Who do you think you are?( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain's best-loved celebrities trace their family tree to reveal the surprising, extrordinary and often moving stories of their ancestors. One of the aims of the series is to show how an alternative way of looking at the history of modern Britain and to inspire viewers to consider their families contribution to the making of Britain. For this reason, each celebrity has been chosen so that their journey unlocks a different them in British history
 
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A man for all seasons
Alternative Names
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Hurt, John

Hurt, John Vincent.

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Ioannes Hurt

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John Hurt angielski aktor

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Τζον Χερτ

Τζον Χερτ Βρετανός ηθοποιός

Джон Гарт

Джон Герт британський актор

Джон Хёрт

Джон Хёрт британский актёр

Джон Хърт

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Џон Херт

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ג'ון הרט

ג'ון הרט שחקן בריטי

דזשאן הערט

جان هارت صداپیشه، بازیگر، و کاشف بریتانیایی

جون هرت

جون هرت ممثل بريطاني

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존 허트

ジョン・ハート

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约翰·赫特 英国演员

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