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Bettany, Paul 1971-

Overview
Works: 157 works in 977 publications in 11 languages and 41,019 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Superhero films  Science fiction films  Historical films  History  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, fmd, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Paul Bettany
 
Most widely held works by Paul Bettany
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

82 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize
Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

107 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1805 and Europe has fallen to Napoleon. The Royal Navy is the only thing standing in his way to total victory. Off the coast of South America, a new conflict is brewing. Captain Jack 'Lucky Jack' Aubrey and his Man-of-War HMS Surprise is under orders to sink or capture the French privateer Acheron, which has been deployed to the region. After seven weeks of uneventful sailing, the Acheron strikes first, all but crippling the Surprise in an engagement in which Aubrey realizes his enemy's ship is nautically superior to his own. Along with his close friend and confidant, ship's surgeon Stephan Maturin, Aubrey is now faced with the choice of retreating to England and admitting defeat or remaining at the Acheron's mercy. Aubrey must now do the impossible if he is to survive, repair his ship, catch up to his enemy and defeat the Acheron
The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard( Visual )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is informed that the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, the Surete have found a baffling cipher. Solving the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci. These clues are hidden in plain sight for all to see, and yet ingeniously disguised by the painter. Langdon joins forces with Sophie Neveu, a French cryptologist, who learns the late curator was involved in the secret society known as the Priory of Sion. In a race to get answers before the Catholic Church puts a stop to them, Langdon and Neveu match wits with a faceless power broker who appears to work for Opus Dei - a clandestine, Vatican-sanctioned secret organization believed to have long plotted to seize the Priory's secret. Unless Langdon and Neveu can decipher the labyrinthine puzzle in time, the Priory's secret, and a stunning historical truth, will be lost forever
The secret life of bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father T-Ray, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke( Visual )

42 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,229 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 send the interlopers back to their world
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

44 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,155 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
The tourist by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

51 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck directs this suspense thriller starring Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie. Based on the 2005 French film 'Anthony Zimmer', the film explores the relationship between American tourist Frank Taylor (Depp), who has travelled to Italy in the hope of mending a broken heart, and Elise (Jolie), a mysterious woman who deliberately engineers an encounter with him. Frank soon finds himself caught up in whirlwind of danger, intrigue and sexual attraction as he is drawn ever more deeply into the complex and dangerous affairs of this beautiful and captivating stranger
Captain America : civil war by Anthony Russo( Visual )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps, one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank security expert Jack Stanfield specializes in designing infallible theft-proof financial computer systems. But there is a hidden vulnerability in the system he didn't account for -- himself. When a ruthless criminal mastermind kidnaps his family, Jack is forced to find a flaw in his system and steal $100 million. With the lives of his wife and children at stake and under constant surveillance, he has only hours to find a loophole in the thief's own impenetrable system of subterfuge and false identities to beat him at his own game
Margin call by J. C Chandor( Visual )

56 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who cares about the suffering--existential, financial, or other--of those who blindly mismanaged our monies into this ever-expanding, nay, verily bottomless pit of debt? No one, but this film may help viewers understand A) the birth of current financial woes, and B) what it might have been like, in those first few hours within the confines of an early investment trading firm casualty. Fueled by a mass layoff, a thumb drive, and a rocket-scientist-cum-analyst who really understands the numbers, the last night of good times on Wall Street unfolds as rung by rung, up the executive ladder, travels news that is -- apocalyptic. For viewers who still have no idea of how 2008's meltdown happened, this film is one fiction that will make it ever so much more real
Avengers, age of Ultron( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Will Caster is the foremost researcher in the field of artificial intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him
Wimbledon by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging male tennis star has one last shot, and two weeks, to win the greatest tennis tournament and the heart of an upcoming women's tennis star
Dogville by Lars von Trier( Visual )

50 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
Legion by Scott Stewart( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When God loses his faith in mankind, he sends a legion of angels to bring about Armageddon. An out of the way diner becomes the setting for the ultimate battle of survival as Archangel Michael helps the group of strangers defend themselves and ensure the birth of a baby who will become the new messiah
Priest by Scott Stewart( Visual )

33 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece
Creation by Jon Amiel( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives viewers a unique inside look at Charles Darwin, his family, and his love for his deeply religious wife, as he is torn between faith and science. Darwin struggles to finish his legendary book, On the Origin of Species, which goes on to become the foundation for evolutionary biology
Marvel's The Avengers by Joss Whedon( Visual )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Nick Fury enlists superheros Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Black Widow, and Hawkeye, to fight interstellar invaders led by Thor's brother, Loki
The reckoning by Paul McGuigan( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 14th century England, the story involves a priest who leaves the church after committing adultery. He falls in with a troupe of traveling actors. The group ends up in a small town where a mute woman is accused of witchcraft and murder. Drawn to the woman, the troupe re-creates the events in hopes of drawing a crowd and solving the crime
 
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