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Hurt, William

Works: 608 works in 2,138 publications in 8 languages and 69,358 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film and video adaptations  Film noir  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Author, Contributor, Costume designer, Scenarist, Other, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about William Hurt
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Most widely held works by William Hurt
Into the wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

50 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people - a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a career CIA operative, Bob Barnes begins to uncover the disturbing truth about the work he has devoted his life to. An up-and-coming oil broker, Bryan Woodman faces an unimaginable family tragedy and finds redemption in his partnership with idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir al-Subaai. Corporate lawyer, Bennett Holiday faces a moral dilemma as he finesses the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies Across the globe, a disenfranchised Wasim Khan, a Pakistani teenager, falls prey to the recruiting efforts of a charismatic cleric. Each plays their small part in the vast and complex system that powers the industry, unaware of the explosive impact their lives will have upon the world
Tuck everlasting by Walt Disney( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Winnie Foster, stifled by the formality of her proper life and her domineering mother, escapes into the woods only to get lost. Her magical summer begins when she meets Jesse Tuck. Jesse is full of life and adventure and Winnie falls in love. The Tuck family has a powerful secret-- a spring that holds the magic of everlasting life. Now Winnie must choose whether she wants to live life as she knows it or drink from the spring
The Incredible Hulk( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. Now, a fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( Visual )

36 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In times of tyranny and injustice when law oppresses the people, the outlaw takes his place in history. England at the turn of the 12th century was such a time. King Richard the Lionheart, bankrupt of wealth and glory, is plundering his way back to England after ten years on his crusade. In his army is an archer named Robin Longstride. This is the story of his return home where, for defending the weak against the strong, he will be condemned to live outside the law. Whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people. And so the legend begins
Children of a lesser god by Marlee Matlin( Visual )

47 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story about John Leeds, an idealistic special education teacher, and a headstrong deaf girl named Sarah. At first, Leeds sees Sarah as a teaching challenge. But soon their relationship blossoms into a love so passionate it shatters the barrier of silence that keeps them apart
The big chill( Visual )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 2,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bond
The good shepherd by Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
The village by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a quiet, isolated village in old Pennsylvania, there lies a pact between the people of the village and the creatures who reside in the surrounding woods. The townspeople do not enter the woods, and the creatures do not enter the village. The pact stays in tact for many years, that is until the headstrong Lucius Hunt seeks medical supplies from neighboring towns beyond the woods. Animal carcasses begin to appear around the village, causing the elders to fear for the safety of the village, the sanctity of the pact, and so much more
A history of violence by David Cronenberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Parce qu'au cours d'un braquage, Tom Stall a abattu les deux malfrats qui menaçaient la vie des employés de son restaurant et celle de ses clients, il est désormais acclamé en héros et son aventure s'étale à la une de tous les médias. Alors qu'il essaie de retrouver une vie normale loin des feux de l'actualité, un certain Carl Fogarty débarque, convaincu d'avoir reconnu en Tom celui avec qui il a eu autrefois de violents démêlés. Tom aura beau nier, désormais, Fogarty et ses hommes le traquent. Face à la menace, Tom et les siens vont devoir se battre
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

51 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane
Vantage point by Sigourney Weaver( Visual )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mientras en España se lleva acabo un plan anti-terrorista, en el otro lado del mundo el Presidente de los Estados Unidos ha sido asesinado. Al parecer ocho personas lo vieron todo, pero en realidad que fue lo que vieron?..."--Envase
Body heat by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A likable, unambitious lawyer and his siren-like lover plot to kill her wealthy husband
The host( Visual )

24 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over humans' bodies and erasing their minds, a young woman risks everything to protect the people she cares about most
Lost in space by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Robinson family was going into space to fight for a chance for humanity; now they are fighting to live long enough to find a way home
Kiss of the spider woman by Hector Babenco( Visual )

63 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis, a homosexual, and Valentin, a political prisoner are mismatched cell mates in a South American prison. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. Eventually, the two men come to understand and respect one another
A.I. Artificial intelligence by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions of a future full of astonishing android technology. David, an advanced android, embarks on an extraordinary adventure to discover the secret of his own identity. Believing in the story of Pinocchio, David dreams of becoming a real boy
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction
Dark city by Alex Proyas( Visual )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Murdoch wakes with no memory at the scene of a grisly murder, he soon finds himself hunted by the police, a woman claiming to be his wife, and a mysterious group of pale men
Mr. Brooks by Bruce A Evans( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Brooks is a successful businessman, a generous philanthropist, a loving father, and a devoted husband. He is seemingly perfect, but he has a secret. He is also the notorious Thumbprint Killer, and no one has ever suspected it until now. Tracy Atwood is a tough detective whose devotion to her craft catches the attention and respect of the serial killer she is hunting, which leads to a symbiotic relationship
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A history of violence
Alternative Names
Vilijam Hert

William Hurt acteur amricain

William Hurt Amerikaans filmacteur

William Hurt amerikansk skdespelare

William Hurt amerykański aktor

William Hurt attore statunitense

William Hurt US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

William HURT usona aktoro

William Hurt yhdysvaltalainen nyttelij

Вилијам Херт

Вільям Герт

Уилям Хърт

Уільям Хёрт

Хёрт, Уильям

ויליאם הרט

وليام هيرت

ويليام هورت

ویلیام هرت بازیگر آمریکایی

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