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Holm, Ian 1931-

Overview
Works: 813 works in 3,063 publications in 8 languages and 77,071 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Commentator, Other, Creator, Recipient, Interviewee, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ian Holm
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

39 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths. Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mel Gibson's richest and most regal screen role to date has been the title role in this dynamic version of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli ..."--Container
Ratatouille by Brad Bird( Visual )

50 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants, Remy forms an unlikely partnership with Linguini, the garbage boy, who inadvertently discovers Remy's amazing talents. They strike a deal, ultimately setting into motion a chain of extraordinary events that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

67 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

62 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

68 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,359 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. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left
The hobbit : an unexpected journey by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

16 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first chapter in a trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One ring.'
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing
Lord of war by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the rise and fall of Yuri Orlov, from his early days in the early 1980s in Little Odessa to selling guns to mobsters in his local neighbourhood, and through to his ascension through the decade of excess and indulgence into the early 90s. He forms a business partnership with an African warlord and his psychotic son. His relationship with his younger brother is somewhat volatile, he is married to a famous model, and he is relentlessly pursued by a determined federal agent and his inner demons sway between his drive for success and the immorality of what he does
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

98 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hundred and fifty years in the future, life as we know it is threatened by the arrival of Evil. Only the fifth element can stop the Evil from extinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Largeman returns from self-imposed exile in Los Angeles to his hometown in New Jersey for his mother's funeral. Andrew has spent years cut off from his darker feelings with the aid of pharmaceuticals prescribed by his father, Gideon, a coldly formal psychiatrist. Afterward, he takes to tooling around on his antique motorcycle, finding old friends and making new ones. When he meets and begins to fall for Sam, he finds himself slowly awaking not only to the pain of life but also to the life-affirming power of love
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist strives to make the perfect man in a laboratory but instead creates a bitter monster who seeks revenge on his creator and his family
The Madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

57 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When George III loses the colonies in the American Revolution, his eccentric behavior becomes nothing less than mad. With Parliament battling for increased power and the Prince of Wales plotting his own rise to the throne, King George's unpredictable behavior sets the stage for a thrilling game of betrayal, politics and palace intrigue
The hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Peter Jackson( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic conclusion to the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. The dragon Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women, and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo attempts to make him see reason
From hell by Allen Hughes( Visual )

56 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1888 London's Whitechapel slums, poor women like Mary Kelly and her friends walk the streets for a living. When the streetwalkers begin to be murdered one by one, it attracts the attention of Inspector Abberline, who takes a personal interest in the case, and Mary Kelly. Now he must use his psychic abilities to stop the most notorious serial killer in history--Jack the Ripper--before Mary is killed
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

74 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life
Big night by Stanley Tucci( Visual )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two brothers whose Italian restaurant is on the brink of bankruptcy. Their only chance for success is to risk everything they own on an extravagant feast for bandleader Louis Prima. But their big night is complicated by a lovers' triangle, a sneaky restaurant rival, and the hilarious perfection of chef Primo
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the revolt of the animals of Manor Farm against their human masters. Led by the pigs Snowball (Lenin) and Napoleon (Stalin), the animals attempt to create a utopian society. Soon, however, Napoleon gets a taste for power, drives out Snowball, and establishes a totalitarian regime as brutal and corrupt as any human society
Acting my life by Ian Holm( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ian Holm, a widely admired actor, tells his life story, from growing up next to the mental asylum run by his father, to his stage career, including a recounting of his on-stage breakdown, to the women in his life, the nervous condition that still haunts him, his battle with cancer, and more
 
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The Lord of the rings
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Cuthbert, Ian Holm.

Cuthbert, Ian Holm 1931-

Holm, Ian.

Ian Holm acteur britannique

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Ian Holm aktor brytyjski

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Ijan Holm

Ioannes Holm

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Иън Холм

Иэн Холм британский актёр

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HamletHenry VBrazilAlienThe aviatorMary Shelley's FrankensteinThe sweet hereafterBig night