WorldCat Identities

Connolly, Billy

Overview
Works: 382 works in 1,312 publications in 10 languages and 39,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Animated films  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Speaker, Singer, Director, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Brave by Kelly MacDonald( Visual )

59 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 3,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Merida, an archer and self-reliant young woman, makes a decision which defies custom and brings chaos to her kingdom. To restore her kingdom, she must rely on her bravery and archery skills
The last samurai by Edward Zwick( Visual )

55 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test
Pocahontas by Walt Disney( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and German and held by 3,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1607, the Virginia Company sends a ship from England to America to stake a claim on the New World and bring back the gold that is rumored to be abundant there. Ambitious Governor Ratcliffe is head of the expedition, but well-known explorer and adventurer John Smith is the natural leader. Well-armed, the men anticipate easily fighting off any one they encounter, but John Smith's first meeting with a native is not at all what he expects. Chief Powhatan's daughter, Pocahontas resists taking life seriously, although her father wishes for her to marry and take her place as a leader of her people. As Pocahontas and John Smith fall in love, however, both find that their lives are going in directions they never anticipated
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Lemony Snicket( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 2,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off watching some other movie," warns our narrator, Lemony Snicket. "In this movie," he continues gravely, "not only is there no happy ending, there is no happy beginning and very few happy things in the middle." This is the story of the Baudelaire children -- three "clever and reasonably attractive orphans"--Who embark on a shaky adventure after their home burns down, killing their parents. Violet is the eldest, a serious-minded girl with a knack for inventing things. Klaus is a brainy book-lover who retains every word he's ever read. And Sunny, barely more than an infant, has the unique distinction of being very good at biting things -- sometimes right through things
Open season by Roger Allers( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performing grizzly bear finds himself out of his element when he is lost in the mountains during hunting season. When he meets a deer who helps him by teaching him how to live in the wild, he gets more than he bargains for
Muppet Treasure Island by Brian Henson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Billy comes to possess a secret treasure map, he sets sail with mild-mannered Capt. Smollet and a host of assorted Muppets and humans in search of the wealth. Their adventure is filled with songs, wacky humor, and irreverent silliness
Quartet by John Cage( Visual )

37 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rumor circling the halls is that Beecham House (the home for retired musicians) is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. Reginald, Wilfred and Cecily are in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean. Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage to Reggie, who takes the news of her arrival particularly hard
White oleander by Peter Kosminsky( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingrid, a smart, free-spirited, and somewhat narcissistic artist kills her deceitful lover in a crime of passion. Even while serving a prison sentence, she exerts control over her adoring teenage daughter, Astrid, who's forced to spend her teenage years in a series of foster homes before becoming her own person. Explores the strange relationship of Ingrid and Astrid, and includes Astrid's relationship with her foster mothers. At first merely an appendage of her mother, Astrid develops as a result of her peripatetic adolescence
The Boondock saints by Troy Duffy( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Paul Smecker is on the trail of two vigilante brothers whose spiritual sense of right and wrong has turned Boston's streets red with blood. The victims are the villains and mob bosses that the justice system has been powerless to stop. Now, Smecker finds himself torn between whether he should catch the killers ... or join them
Mrs. Brown by John Madden( Visual )

61 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Victoria was the world's most powerful woman. Rugged Scotsman John Brown was a lowly servant who looked after her horses. Yet circumstances brought them together. The result was a passionate friendship that scandalized a nation!
Timeline by Michael Crichton( Visual )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of present-day archeology students must travel back in time to rescue their professor, who has accidentally become stranded in the midst of the Hundred Years War between the French and the English
The hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Peter Jackson( Visual )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thorin Oakenshield and the Dwarves of Erebor have reclaimed the vast wealth of their homeland, but now face the consequences of having unleashed the terrifying Dragon Smaug upon Lake-town. Meanwhile, Sauron, the Dark Lord, has sent forth legions of Orcs to attack the Lonely Mountain, and Bilbo Baggins finds himself fighting for his life as five great armies go to war. As darkness converges, the races of Dwarves, Elves, and Men must decide {u2013} unite or be destroyed."--Container
The X files : I want to believe by Chris Carter( Visual )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of women are mysteriously abducted. The best team for the job is ex-agents Fox Mulder and Dr. Dana Scully, who have no desire to revisit their dark past. Still, the truth of these horrific crimes is out there somewhere
Gulliver's travels : Gulliver's fun pack by Rob Letterman( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a shipwreck lands a lowly mailroom clerk named Gulliver (Black) on the fantastical island of Lilliput, he transforms into a giant--in size and ego! Gulliver's tall tales and heroic deeds win the hearts of the tiny Lilliputians, but when he loses it all and puts his newfound friends in peril, Gulliver must find a way to undo the damage. Through it all, Gulliver may just learn that it's how big you are on the inside that counts"--Container
Garfield( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Arbuckle travels to the London and decides to bring his cat, Garfield, along for the trip. A case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle after swapping places with an aristocratic kitty who has inherited a fabulous castle. Garfield's reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate
The boondock saints II : all saints day by Sean Patrick Flanery( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the past eight years, the MacManus brothers have been living with their father on a remote sheep farm in Ireland, far removed from their past vigilante lifestyle. When their uncle informs them that their beloved priest has been killed by the mob, and they are being framed for the murder, the duo return back to Boston to, not only, bring justice to those who are responsible, but clear their names
Wild oats( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eva, a widow and retired history teacher, enjoys a quiet life. Everything changes when she receives a life insurance check accidentally made out for $5,000,000 instead of the expected $50,000. At the not-so-gentle urging of her best friend Maddie, Eva deposits the money and the two friends head to the Canary Islands with every intention of living it up. But their fantasy is short-lived when they discover that they have become media sensations overnight
Pocahontas ; Pocahontas II : journey to a new world by Irene Bedard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Pocahontas must bridge the gap between her tribe and the settlers of Jamestown
What we did on our holiday( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doug and Abi take their kids on a family vacation. Surrounded by relatives, the kids innocently reveal the ins and outs of their family life and many intimate details about their parents. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a big secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability
Fido by Andrew Currie( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timmy's best friend in the whole world is a six-foot tall rotting zombie named Fido. When Fido eats the next-door neighbor, Mom and Dad hit the roof, and Timmy has to go to the ends of the Earth to keep Fido a part of the family
 
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Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events
Alternative Names
Bilis Konolis

Billy Connolly acteur, chanteur de pop folk rock

Billy Connolly attore, comico e musicista scozzese

Billy Connolly British comedian

Billy Connolly britisk komiker og skuespiller

Billy Connolly Brits acteur

Billy Connolly brytyjski aktor komediowy

Billy Connolly schottischer Komiker, Musiker, Moderator und Schauspieler

Billy Connolly skót színész

Connolly, William 1942-

The Big Yin 1942-....

Yin Yin 1942-....

Били Конъли

Билли Коннолли

Բիլլի Կոննոլլի

בילי קאנאלי סקאטישער קאמיקער, מוזיקער און אקטיאר

בילי קונולי קומיקאי ושחקן סקוטי

بیلی کانلی بازیگر و کمدین بریتانیایی

빌리 코널리

ビリー・コノリー

比伊·康諾利

比利·康諾利

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Open seasonMuppet Treasure IslandWhite oleanderTimelineThe boondock saints II : all saints dayBilly Connolly's Route 66 : the Big Yin on the ultimate American road tripJourney to the edge of the world