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Holm, Ian 1931-

Overview
Works: 900 works in 2,761 publications in 9 languages and 76,075 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Comedy films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Commentator, Author, Other, Interviewee, Recipient, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ian Holm
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

88 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 7,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assisted by a fellowship of heroes, Middle-earth hobbit, Frodo Baggins, plunges into a perilous trek to take the mystical One Ring to Mount Doom so that it and its magical powers can be destroyed and never possessed by evil Lord Sauron. An epic adventure of good against evil, the power of friendship, and individual courage
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,242 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 )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rat from the French countryside dreams of becoming a renowned chef
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

60 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

48 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,401 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 David Fincher( Visual )

50 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,160 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
The hobbit : an unexpected journey by Peter Jackson( Visual )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 2,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins, a peaceful hobbit living in the Shire, joins a group of thirteen dwarves in their quest to retake their home from the dangerous dragon Smaug
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,054 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 )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,037 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 )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,675 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 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
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,651 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
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

84 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,599 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 estinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,532 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 )

49 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occurring while the king is being treated for an unknown illness
From hell by Allen Hughes( Visual )

49 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,365 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 hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Jiakexun( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vengeful dragon is the least of Bilbo and the dwarves' worries as Sauron sends a sea of Orcs up the Lonely Mountain, where Thorin Oakenshield ignores Bilbo's warnings and decides to keep the Dragon Smaug's treasure for himself. Dwarves, Elves, and Men face a crucial choice as the armies of Middle-Earth collide
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

66 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,261 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. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda, and that everyone has secrets to keep
Big night by Stanley Tucci( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,224 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
King Lear by Brian Blessed( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion"--Container
The day after tomorrow by James Cameron( Visual )

44 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized global warming event triggers a barrage of epic natural disasters: tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begins to freeze solid. An assortment of individual narratives are threaded together to follow the various catastrophes and their effects on local populations, including the stories of climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and other small bands of survivors as they ride out the growing superstorm
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The lord of the rings
Alternative Names
Cuthbert, Ian Holm.

Cuthbert, Ian Holm 1931-

Holm, Ian.

Ian Holm acteur britannique

Ian Holm actor británico

Ian Holm aktor brytyjski

Ian Holm attore britannico

Ian Holm britischer Schauspieler

Ian Holm British actor

Ian Holm britisk skuespiller

Ian Holm Brits acteur

IAN HOLM CUTHBERT

Ijan Holm

Ioannes Holm

Ίαν Χολμ

Иън Холм

Иэн Холм британский актёр

Ијан Холм

Холм, Иэн

Ієн Голм Британський актор

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איאן הולם

إيان هولم

إيان هولم ممثل بريطاني

ایان هلم بازیگر بریتانیایی

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이안 홈

イアン・ホルム

伊恩·霍姆

伊恩·霍尔姆

伊恩·荷姆

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HamletHenry VBrazilAlienThe aviatorMary Shelley's FrankensteinThe sweet hereafterBig nightKing Lear