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Hurt, William

Overview
Works: 563 works in 2,788 publications in 9 languages and 76,961 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  History  Historical films  Fantasy films  Animated films  Superhero films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Author, Contributor, Printer, Other, Scenarist, Costume designer, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by William Hurt
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

64 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,914 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 )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them
Artificial intelligence : A.I. by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,589 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
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the shocking suicide of their friend, a group of thirty-somethings reunite for his funeral and end up spending a weekend together, reminiscing about their shared pasts as children of the sixties and confronting the uncertainty of their lives as adults of the eighties
Robin Hood by Scott Ridley( Visual )

63 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,250 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
The Incredible Hulk by Avi Arad( Visual )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,214 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
Tuck everlasting by Walt Disney( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2,197 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
Captain America : civil war by Anthony Russo( Visual )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The filmmaker,,,understand that they've built up a vast ensemble of character types, all of them played by better-than-average actors..."--Boston Globe
Children of a lesser god by Randa Haines( Visual )

79 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,129 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 village by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,043 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 intact 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
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro( Visual )

17 editions published between 720 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
A history of violence by David Cronenberg( Visual )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom is a loving, well-respected family man from a small Indiana town. When two criminals show up at his diner, Tom is forced to take action and thwart the robbery attempt. Suddenly heralded as a local hero who took the courage to stand up to crime, people look up to Tom as a man of high moral regard. But all the media attention attracts the likes of the mob, who show up at Tom's doorstep. Is it a case of mistaken identity or does Tom have a history that no one knows about?
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

60 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman, with charm and good looks but no background for the job. Jane Craig, the brilliant producer, has the job of trying to make Tom look like a newsman. Then there is Aaron Altman, a dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, and jealous of Tom's success - with the public and Jane
Vantage point by Sigourney Weaver( Visual )

20 editions published in 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. president Ashton is in Salamanca, Spain to announce plans for a major global summit on terrorism. As he stands behind the podium in front of a loudly cheering crowd, he is shot twice. This is followed minutes later by a small explosion and then a massive blast. Secret Service agents Barnes, Taylor, and Holden immediately jump into action, trying to find the terrorists responsible amid all the chaos. First, the events are seen through the eyes of television news producer Rex Brooks. Then, the assassination attempt is replayed from seven different points of view. Each perspective reveals a few more clues
Race by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy
Body heat by James Brown( Visual )

62 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer has a love affair with a woman and gets involved in a plot to kill her husband
The host by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

36 editions published in 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,649 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 Mieke Bal( Visual )

57 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,511 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
Dark city by Alex Proyas( Visual )

66 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,488 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
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction
 
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Uilyam Hört

Vilijam Hert

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Γουίλιαμ Χερτ

Вилијам Херт

Вільям Герт

Уильям Хёрт

Уилям Хърт

Уільям Хёрт

ויליאם הרט

ויליאם הרט שחקן אמריקאי

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