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Holm, Ian 1931-

Overview
Works: 1,076 works in 3,716 publications in 6 languages and 80,046 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Historical films  History  Comedy films  Biographical films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, vac, Narrator, Performer, Other, Author, Commentator, Recipient, Creator, Interviewee, 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 )

52 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,078 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 Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

41 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,061 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 )

84 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,902 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
Ratatouille( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2,635 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
The Lord of the Rings by Orlando Bloom( Visual )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fellowship divides to conquer, as Frodo and Sam, with the help and hindrance of Gollum, continue on their way to Mount Doom. Gandalf and Pippin ride to Minas Tirith to help defend Gondor, while Merry remains with Eowyn and the other Rohan fighters. Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli seek aid from those that live in the Cursed Mountains. All these battles have one ultimate goal in mind: to distract the Eye of Sauron and buy Frodo as much time as possible in order to destroy the One Ring
The hobbit : an unexpected journey by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,278 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
The lord of the rings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,992 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
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

79 editions published between 1979 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,807 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
Lord of war by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

35 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,735 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 )

78 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,682 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 extinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during child birth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a creature which Frankenstein has put together from the remains of corpses. The creature turns into a monster when Dr. Frankenstein rejects him. Sticking close to the original novel, the film guides us through the story of Frankenstein's quest for knowledge, and his creature's search for his "father."
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,546 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 hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Peter Jackson( Visual )

29 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic conclusion of the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenceless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honour to hoard it as Bilbo's frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice
The Madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

68 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,470 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
Chariots of fire( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 1,417 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
From hell by Allen Hughes( Visual )

61 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,404 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
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

50 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,284 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
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

77 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens promises 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 1,195 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
 
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