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Holm, Ian 1931-

Overview
Works: 820 works in 3,204 publications in 8 languages and 78,353 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, vac, Narrator, Performer, Author, Commentator, Other, Interviewee, Creator, Recipient, 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 )

44 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and 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, by chance, 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
The lord of the rings by Peter Jackson( Visual )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
Ratatouille by Brad Bird( Visual )

54 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,171 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

68 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,891 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 )

68 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this surrealistic nightmare vision of a "perfect" future where technology reigns supreme, a daydreaming bureaucrat who is involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions. This is the original 142 minute director's cut edition of the film assembled from both the European and American versions
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

74 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror begins when the crew of the spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discover a life form that breeds within a human host. Now the crew must fight not only for their own survival, but for the survival of all mankind
The hobbit : an unexpected journey by Peter Jackson( Visual )

26 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first in a trilogy of films based on the enduring masterpiece The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Follows title character Bilbo Baggins, who - along with the Wizard Gandalf and 13 dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield - is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Their journey will take them into the wild, through treacherous lands inhabited by goblins, orcs and deadly wargs, as well as a mysterious and sinister figure known only as the Necromancer. Along the path, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of ingenuity and courage that surprise even himself, he also gains possession of precious ring tied to the fate of all Middle-Earth in ways he cannot begin to imagine"--Container
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,152 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
Lord of war by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,730 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 )

102 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

250 years in the future--and what a bright, noisy and vigorously colorful future it is--a beleaguered taxi hack, more accustomed to combating mechanical failures and bothersome creditors, finds himself pitted against Evil with a capital "E." It seems dubious he's up to the challenge
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,643 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 Madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

62 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,473 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 mental illness
The hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Peter Jackson( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,436 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
From hell by Allen Hughes( Visual )

62 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,396 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 )

76 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. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda and that everyone has secrets to keep
Big night by Stanley Tucci( Visual )

27 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
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
The Aviator( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Follows the life of Howard Hughes as the twentysomething millionaire, having already made a fortune improving the design of oil-drilling bits, who comes to Hollywood with an interest in getting into the picture business. It doesn't take long for Hughes to jump from producer to director of his first major film project, a World War I air epic. The film was a massive hit, and the eccentric inventor became a mogul in Hollywood, making Jean Harlow a star and enjoying a romance with Katharine Hepburn. But Hollywood's old-boy network never fully accepted Hughes, and in time his passion for flying began to reclaim his attentions. In time he began designing new planes, setting air speed records, flying around the world, and risking his life testing aircraft. Hughes also found time to romance Ava Gardner and founded his own airline, Trans-World Airlines. As his ideas became bolder and more eccentric, he gained many powerful enemies
 
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Cuthbert, Ian Holm.

Cuthbert, Ian Holm 1931-

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