WorldCat Identities

Meaney, Colm 1953-

Overview
Works: 520 works in 1,114 publications in 7 languages and 29,860 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Western television programs  Comedy films  Historical television programs  Historical films  Television series  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Colm Meaney
Law abiding citizen by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clyde Shelton is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter are brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice, a hotshot young Philadelphia prosecutor, is assigned to the case. Over his objections, Nick is forced by his boss to offer one of the suspects a light sentence in exchange for testifying against his accomplice. Fast forward ten years. The man who got away with murder is found dead and Clyde Shelton admits his guilt. Then he issues a warning to Nick: either fix the flawed justice system, or key players in the trial will die
The conspirator( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, 42, owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt--her own son
Get him to the Greek by Nicholas Stoller( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intern of a record company finds himself with both his dream job and biggest nightmare, when he is assigned to retrieve a British rock star and get him to his concert in time
Layer cake by Matthew Vaughn( Visual )

37 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A West London drug dealer is caught in a high stakes game of life and death when he's duped into trying to sell one million hits of Ecstasy stolen from a vicious Serbian drug lord
Mystery, Alaska by Jay Roach( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remote, hockey-obsessed town populated by 633 of the most eccentric characters you'd ever want to meet, Mystery is the kind of place where nothing ever changes. But then life as they know it gets turned completely upside down when a publicity stunt brings the world-famous New York Rangers to Mystery for a game with the local team of weekend warriors and the whole town rises to meet the challenge of a lifetime
The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain by Christopher Monger( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man offend an entire town by declaring their mountain--a prized local landmark--to be a "hill." The eccentric and funny townspeople rally around their "mountain" and a fiery young woman charms the puzzled out-of-towners into seeing things their way
Hell on wheels( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on a Confederate Soldier, who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who have murdered his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous raucous melting pot of a town that services the construction of the first transcontinental railroad. In a world where crime and corruption are rife, Cullen, along with former slave Elam Ferguson, and widow Lily Bell must learn to survive in a lawless town. Hell on Wheels chronicles a potent turning point in American history showing how uncivilised the business of civilisation can be"--Container
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star in this critically-acclaimed romantic adventure from director Ron Howard. This breathtaking epic opens on the west coast of Ireland, 1892. Joseph Donelly (Tom Cruise), a poor tenant farmer, is determined to bring justice to an oppressive landlord. Instead, he finds himself accompanying the landlord's daughter, Shannon (Nicole Kidman), to America in a quest for land. Arriving in Boston, Joseph finds a place for them to live while proving a natural at bare-fisted boxing. But his triumph is short-lived as he and Shannon are thrown out into the bitter cold. Joseph sets off for work on the railroad, until a passing wagon train reminds him of his original goal to possess his own land. Preparing to stake his claim in the new territory, he runs into Shannon who is unhappily reunited with her former fiance. In the excitement of the Oklahoma land rush, they realize their dreams of land and life together in this satisfying grand-scale adventure that WNCN Radio calls "Ron Howard's best film - a wondrous epic"!
Hell on wheels( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former Confederate soldier still haunted by his past, Cullen Bohannon made a home in Hell on Wheels hunting down the men responsible for killing his family. Following the Indian attack that destroyed the railroad settlement, Cullen spends a long winter reshaping his lust for revenge into a burning ambition, to take control of the Union Pacific and drive it across the country
Hell on wheels( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second season of AMC's post-Civil War series Hell on Wheels; continues the story of former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon, whose journey is filled with turmoil and danger as he struggles to leave a troubled past behind. Centered around the traveling town that follows the construction of the transcontinental railroad, the series examines the greed and corruption in man's fight for power
Hell on wheels( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In season four of AMC's top-rated drama, Hell freezes over. Following the brutal winter of 1868, the railroad is at a standstill and restless workers wreak havoc on Cheyenne. Cullen Bohannon is trapped in a fort with a pregnant wife and the Swede. Thomas Durant is broke and Elam Ferguson is presumed dead. The task of uniting America by rail remains undone and the costs and consequences are rising, for everyone
Bel ami by Pierre Laville( Visual )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tale of temptation and obsession chronicles Georges Duroy's rise to power from his meager beginnings as a penniless ex-soldier by using the city's most influential and wealthy women. Set in turn-of-the-century Paris, Duroy seduces Madame de Marelle then marries Madeleine Forester a former comrade's wife. Fueled by his insatiable quest and lustful greed, Duroy conquers Madame Walter, only to learn that every conquest is married by betrayal and that true love eludes him
The Snapper by Stephen Frears( Visual )

45 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a close-knit, boisterous Irish family, and the commotion that follows the oldest daughter's announcement that she is pregnant. The whole town is thrown into a tizzy when she refuses to reveal the father's name
The damned United by Tom Hooper( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Previously successful manager Brian Clough takes over England's top football club Leeds United. His abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous manager Don Revie and how much he is missing his usual right-hand man, Peter Taylor, who decided to loyally stay with Brighton & Hove Albion
Con Air by Simon West( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and German and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prison parolee on his way to freedom faces impossible odds when the maximum security transport plane he's on is skyjacked by the most vicious criminals in the country, led by the infamous murderer Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom
Hell on wheels. the final episodes( Visual )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows the track of a band of Union soldiers, the killers of his wife. This brings him to the middle of one of the biggest projects in US history, the building of the transcontinental railroad. After the war years in the 1860s, this undertaking connected the prospering east with the still wild west
Intermission by Mark O'Rowe( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ruptura poco afortunada de John y Deirdre desencadena una serie de acontecimientos que afecta a todos los que les rodean con resultados catastróficos: el amante desventurado y su mejor amigo; el típico soltero que no se come una rosca; el detective inconformista y el ladrón despiadado de poca monta; la chica bonita en plena crisis emocional y el hombre casado; la esposa abandonada al borde de la crisis nerviosa; el ambicioso productor de televisión; el amante al que roban y el gamberro de 9 años
Alan Partridge by Steve Coogan( Visual )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Partridge, the famous local radio DJ and TV host, finds himself at the center of a siege, when a disgruntled fellow DJ decides to hold their station hostage after learning that he's getting fired when the new owners decide to convert the station to talk radio
The magical legend of the leprechauns by Randy Quaid( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When American Jack Woods goes to Ireland, he discovers a mischeivous leprechaun family and is swept up in a bitter war ignited by a Romeo and Juliet love affair between a rebel leprechaun and a fairy princess
Hell on wheels( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Season five, Cullen Bohannon finds himself a stranger in a strange land, the mountain town of Truckee, California, home to the Central Pacific Railroad. This rough railroad town teems with thousands of Chinese workers, foreign in language, culture and traditions. Despite the challenges of corralling his new workforce, Cullen leads the Herculean effort to tunnel through the Sierra Nevada Mountains, sometimes achieving only inches a day in the race to complete the first Transcontinental Railroad
 
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Alternative Names
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Meaney, Colm

Meany, Colm 1953-

Колм Мийни

Колм Мини

Колм Міні

קולם מיני

קולם מיני שחקן אירי

كولم مياني

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The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountainThe SnapperThe damned UnitedCon AirThe magical legend of the leprechauns