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Hurt, John 1940-

Overview
Works: 541 works in 2,606 publications in 10 languages and 89,052 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Television adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Commentator, Author, Interviewee, Creator, Director, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by Daniel Radcliffe( Visual )

49 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 5,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the epic finale, the battle between the 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 climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by Chris Columbus( Visual )

58 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,391 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 3,141 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 2,936 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 5 languages and held by 2,649 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 )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

43 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,281 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 )

75 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,188 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
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

33 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,154 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 )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A demon conjured from hell by the Nazis grows up to defend the world against evil of the paranormal sort and creatures from the underworld
Melancholia by Lars von Trier( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,596 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
Snowpiercer by Ed Harris( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De aarde is in een ijsplaneet veranderd en de enige overlevenden bevinden zich in een zelfvoorzienende trein waarin een strikte scheiding bestaat tussen welgestelden en de rest die als armoedzaaiers leeft
Rob Roy by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,523 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." -- Container
Hercules by Dwayne Johnson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a terrifying new enemy threatens the innocent, Hercules and his fearless team of warriors must lead their army in a battle against overwhelming odds"--Container
Hellboy II the golden army by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

21 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
Immortals by Tarsem Singh( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,428 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 George Orwell( Visual )

106 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,339 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 )

25 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,255 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 )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,247 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 1,210 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

尊赫

莊赫特

约翰·赫特

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