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Broadbent, Jim

Works: 350 works in 1,378 publications in 7 languages and 64,957 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  History  Humor  Biography  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Commentator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jim Broadbent
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 3,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four children find a magical wardrobe leading to a mystical land called Narnia, which is cursed by an evil witch. Blu-ray bonus features include an interactive role-playing game, Creating Narnia, Creatures, Lands & Legends, and much, much more
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by David Yates ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 3,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emboldened by the return of Lord Voldemort, the Death Eaters are wreaking havoc in both the Muggle and wizarding worlds. Hogwarts, once thought to be a safe haven, may no longer be safe. Harry suspects that new dangers may lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Harry will have to help him uncover a vital key to unlocking Voldemort's defenses, a critical piece of information known only to Horace Slughorn, Hogwarts' former Potions Professor. Dumbledore manipulates his old colleague into returning to his previous post with promises of more money, a bigger office and the chance to teach the famous Harry Potter
Moulin Rouge! by Baz Luhrmann ( Visual )
52 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christian (McGregor), an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine (Kidman), queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
20 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indiana Jones tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful Soviet agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator, and, teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy embarks on an adventure into the jungles of Peru
Bridget Jones's diary by Helen Fielding ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured in to the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits" organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead, and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
The iron lady by Meryl Streep ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 2,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Robots by Chris Wedge ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of his misfit mechanical friends, a small town robot named Rodney embarks on the adventure of a lifetime as he heads for the big city to pursue his dreams and ultimately proves that anyone can shine no matter what they're made of
Inkheart by Iain Softley ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Mo Folchart reads a story aloud, the characters leap off the page. Literally. And that's a problem. One night he brings out three characters from Inkheart, a story set in medieval times and filled with magical beings. Capricorn and Basta are two villains. Dustfinger is a fire-eater. Now, 10 years later Mo's daughter, Meggie, discovers the truth and it's up to her to escape Capricorn's evil grasp. Mo has been searching for a long lost book that will help so he can use his special powers to the interlopers back to their world
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of Queen Victoria from her childhood to her early rise to power and the first turbulent years of her rule. Her romantic relationship and eventual marriage to Prince Albert culminates in a royal power struggle which ultimately is the key to her happiness when she comes to the realization that he is someone she can fully trust and believe in
Bridget Jones the edge of reason by Beeban Kidron ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London-based thirty-something Bridget Jones continues her romantic relationship with Mark Darcy, despite many humorous complications
Vanity fair by Mira Nair ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
The Borrowers by Peter Hewitt ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The miniature Clock family has lived with the Lenders for years, although the human "beans" don't know it. Little things keep disappearing because the Clocks are borrowing household items for their home within the walls. When evil, scheming lawyer Ocious P. Potter tries to evict the Lenders from their home, the Borrowers use their ingenuity to stop him
Cloud atlas by Tom Tykwer ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. The story is a time-shifting weave of six interlinking narratives, with diverse settings from the savagery of a Pacific Island in the 1850s to a dystopian Korea of the near future
Iris by Richard Eyre ( Visual )
52 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's
Around the world in 80 days by Frank Coraci ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a lively discussion with Lord Kelvin, inventor Phileas Fogg states his belief that it's possible for someone to travel around the globe in a mere 80 days. Kelvin challenges him to prove it, and adds a wager: if Fogg can't circumnavigate the globe in 80 days, he'll have to give up inventing forever. Fogg and his crew of two take the challenge. They travel by train, boat, balloon, horseback, or any other means at their disposal. However, Fogg and his companions are accused of involvement in a bank robbery and have to clear their names as well
Arthur Christmas ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Christmas at the North Pole, Santa's youngest son looks to use his father's high-tech operation for an urgent mission
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
Richard III by Richard Loncraine ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anachronistic recasting of the Shakespeare tragedy. In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new king sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's legendary 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production becomes an epic about the harsh realities of creative expression
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English (493)
German (20)
French (15)
Spanish (14)
Italian (4)
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