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Hurt, John 1940-2017

Overview
Works: 762 works in 3,159 publications in 11 languages and 97,288 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Commentator, Translator, Author, Other, Interviewee, Contributor, Speaker, Director, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by Daniel Radcliffe( Visual )

60 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 5,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the epic finale, the battle between good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climatic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K Rowling( Visual )

46 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

31 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 3,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure
V for Vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, Evey, a young working-class woman, is rescued by a masked man known only as 'V.' She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

91 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discover a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former agent for the British Secret Intelligence Service is called back to root out a Russian spy who has infiltrated the organization's highest levels
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

135 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity
Hellboy by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

44 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1940s, the Third Reich has joined forces with the evil Grigori Rasputin, who has used his occult powers to summon up a demon from the depths of Hell. However, the demonic creature is captured by American forces, and put in the care of Professor Broom. Under Broom's care, Hellboy develops the desire to do good. Sixty years later he takes action as part of an elite secret defense team alongside Liz Sherman, and Abe Sapian, an aquatic humanoid with the power of telepathy. Hellboy finds himself facing the powerful Rasputin determined to bring the demon back to the forces of darkness
Jackie by Pablo Larraín( Visual )

18 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. The film places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband's legacy and the world of 'Camelot' that they created and loved so well
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the lives of several early Roman emperors, showing ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have marked him a fool, yet whom prophecies have foretold will one day rule Rome
Melancholia by Lars von Trier( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgåard) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine's sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth threatening the very existence of humankind"--Container
Snowpiercer by Ed Harris( Visual )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is set in the future (AD 2031) where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an Ice Age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. Its inhabitants are divided by class; the lower-class passengers in one of the last cars stage an uprising, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful ride
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( Visual )

127 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, ' he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts ... and crush his soul"--Container
Richard Adams's Watership down by Richard Adams( Visual )

33 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of rabbits escapes the threatened collapse of their highly developed civilization only to find the same dangers (predatory men and beasts, and a totalitarian state imposed by their own species) in their new domain. Animated
Hercules( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Radical Comics' Hercules by Steve Moore, this ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth. It offers the truth behind the myth by presenting the fashioning of a warrior who, for all his strength and courage, is flesh and blood
Rob Roy by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

40 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a harsh winter threatens the majestic Scottish Highlands, Rob Roy MacGregor is forced to borrow money from the less-than-noble Marquis of Montrose to provide for his clan. But when Montrose's henchman conspires to take the wealth for himself, Rob is thrust into the most challenging battle of his life, one that escalates into an exhilarating climax that will captivate you to the film's final frame
Hellboy II : the golden army by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil elf prince breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures. He declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release the golden army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As war is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his team of paranormal outcasts prepare to face off with the forces of darkness in the ultimate battle of good versus evil
Immortals by Tarsem Singh( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this epic tale of vengeance and destiny, power-mad King Hyperion ... threatens to destroy all of humanity on his maniacal quest to obtain the ultimate weapon - the legendary Epirus Bow that gives the power to unleash war on both Heaven and Earth. But Theseus ..., a heroic young villager chosen by the gods, rises up to stop Hyperion's brutal rampage. With supernatural help from the beautiful oracle Phaedra ..., Theseus embraces his destiny and leads a fierce band of warriors in a desperate fight for the future of mankind"--Container
 
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A man for all seasons
Alternative Names
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Hurt, John

Hurt, John Vincent.

Hurt, John Vincent 1940-

Hurt, John Vincent 1940-2017

Ioannes Hurt

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John Hurt angielski aktor

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Τζον Χερτ

Τζον Χερτ Βρετανός ηθοποιός

Джон Гарт

Джон Герт британський актор

Джон Хёрт

Джон Хёрт британский актёр

Джон Хърт

Жон Хёрт

Џон Херт

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ג'ון הרט

ג'ון הרט שחקן בריטי

דזשאן הערט

جان هارت صداپیشه، بازیگر، و کاشف بریتانیایی

جون هرت

جون هرت ممثل بريطاني

ჯონ ჰარტი

존 허트

ジョン・ハート

尊·赫

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尊赫 英國演員

莊赫特

約翰·赫特

约翰·赫特 英国演员

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