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Nighy, Bill 1949-

Works: 402 works in 1,787 publications in 8 languages and 74,509 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Pirate films  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Other, Author, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Bill Nighy
Most widely held works by Bill Nighy
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Maggie Smith( Visual )

77 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways."--Container
Pirates of the Caribbean by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

44 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Jack owes a blood debt to the legendary Davy Jones, who captains the ghostly Flying Dutchman. Unless Jack can find a way out, he will be cursed to an afterlife of eternal servitude and damnation
Pirates of the Caribbean by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

43 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Elizabeth, Will, and Captain Barbossa rescue Captain Jack Sparrow, who is trapped in Davy Jones' Locker, they must face their foes. Lord Cutler Beckett, now has control of Jones' heart and forms a dark alliance with him in order to rule the seas and wipe out the last of the Pirates. Jack, Barbossa, Will, Elizabeth, and crew must call the Pirate Lords from the four corners of the globe, including the infamous Sao Feng, together. The Pirate Lords want to release the goddess Calypso, Davy Jones's damned lover, from the trap they sent her. The Pirate Lords must combine the 9 pieces that bound her by ritual to undo it and release her in hopes that she will help them fight. All pirates will stand together and make their final stand for freedom against Beckett, Jones, Norrington, the Flying Dutchman, and the entire East India Trading Company
Love actually by Richard Curtis( Visual )

55 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by David Yates( Visual )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Ron and Hermione set out to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's power--the Horcuxes. On their own and on the run, the three must rely on one another more than ever ... but dark forces threaten to tear them apart
Rango by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rango is a lizard who imagines himself an actor who literally breaks the fourth wall of his terrarium when the hatchback car in which he is riding swerves and sends him careening. Abandoned in the desert amid the shards of his former home, Rango makes his way to the nearby town of Dirt, which is experiencing a mysterious water shortage. The actor in Rango seizes the opportunity to invent a grandiloquent new image for himself, and as in many a Western, the stranger in town is suddenly promoted to the rank of sheriff. Along the way to solving the mystery of the vanishing water supply, he must survive highway crossings, giant hawks, an army of bat-riding prairie dogs, and a gun slinging rattlesnake
Pirates of the Caribbean by Johnny Depp( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The roguish, yet charming Captain Jack Sparrow's idyllic pirate life capsizes after his nemesis, the wily Captain Barbossa, steals his ship the Black Pearl, and later attacks the town of Port Royal, kidnapping the governor's daughter, Elizabeth. In a gallant attempt to rescue her and recapture the Black Pearl, Elizabeth's childhood friend Will Turner joins forces with Jack. What Will doesn't know is that a cursed treasure has doomed Barbossa and his crew to live forever as the undead
Walküre = Valkyrie by Bryan Singer( Visual )

40 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the incredible true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg and his ingenious assassination plot targeting Adolf Hitler, this engrossing thriller reenacts the daring operation to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known
Flushed away by David Bowers( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust "society mouse" who lives the life of a pampered pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes out of the sink, he decides he has hit the jackpot. Roddy schemes to rid himself of Sid by luring him into the "whirlpool." Sid may be an ignorant slob, but he's no fool, so it's Roddy who winds up being flushed away into the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. There Roddy meets Rita, an enterprising scavenger who works the sewers in the Jammy Dodger, her faithful boat. Roddy immediately wants out, or rather, up. Trouble comes in the form of the villainous Toad - who royally despises all rodents. The Toad dispatches his two hapless hench-rats, Spike and Whitey, to get the job done. When they fail, the Toad has no choice but to send to France for his cousin, Le Frog, the dreaded mercenary
G-Force by Hoyt Yeatman( Visual )

34 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed with the latest high-tech spy equipment, a covert government program of trained guinea pigs discover that the fate of the world is in their paws. Darwin is the squad leader determined to succeed at all costs; Blaster is an outrageous weapons expert with tons of attitude and a love for all things extreme; and Juarez, a sexy martial arts pro. Joining the group is Mooch, the literal fly-on-the-wall reconnaissance expert, and star-nosed mole Speckles, the computer and information specialist. The team takes on a mission for the U.S. government to stop the evil billionaire Leonard Saber who plans to destroy the world with household appliances. Before they can accomplish their mission, the government shuts them down and they are sentenced to a pet shop. There, they encounter a myriad of other members of the animal kingdom, including the lazy Hurley and hamster Bucky. They will escape the cage to defeat the villain, stop his threat, and save the world
Underworld by Len Wiseman( Visual )

51 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war has been raging between the Vampires and the Lycans for centuries. Selene is a vampire Death Dealer who finds out that the Lycans have plans to capture Michael. As Selene begins to track Michael, she becomes more convinced that the Lycans are planning an attack against the Death Dealers. The vampire kingpin, Kraven, is certain the Lycans do not have that kind of intelligence. As Selene shadows Michael, she finds herself wanting to protect him, but when he's attacked by Lucian, the leader of the werewolf community, and the man she wants to save has now become a sworn enemy
Arthur Christmas by Peter Lord( Visual )

46 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Christmas reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child₂s question: ₁So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?₂ The answer: Santa₂s exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But at the center of the film is a story about a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero, Arthur, with an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning dawns
Notes on a scandal by Richard Eyre( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. Barbara watches her from afar and has nothing but caustic things to say in her diary. Barbara finds herself reaching out to Sheba. Sheba responds by inviting her to dinner at her house to meet Sheba's lecturer husband and their two children. Later, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, Barbara realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes. Sheba becomes uneasy with Barbara's friendship. The tenuous relationship between the two women reaches a crisis point when Barbara's cat is dying and she asks Sheba to go with her to the vet. Sheba chooses to go with her family to see their son in a play instead. In revenge, Barbara sets in motion the scandal that will rock both their lives in ways they never imagined
About time by Richard Curtis( Visual )

39 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's ... father ... tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life--so he decides to make his world a better place-- by getting a girlfriend ... But as his unusual life progresses, Tim finds out that this unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all families, everywhere ... in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all"--Container
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The shape of things: Adam is a college student who works part-time as a security guard at the university's art museum. One evening, Adam spies student, Evelyn, preparing to deface a statue - she is offended that a fig leaf has been used to "censor" a statue of a nude male. Adam and Evelyn begin dating, and she begins remaking Adam into the sort of boyfriend she'd prefer. Under her influence, Adam loses weight, gets contact lenses, changes his hairstyle, starts dressing better, and assumes a cooler and more confident personality. Adam's pal Philip notices the changes in his friend and isn't happy
Shaun of the dead by Edgar Wright( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When flesh-eating zombies go on the hunt for a bite to eat, it's up to slacker Shaun (Simon Pegg) and his best pal Ed (Nick Frost) to save their friends and family from becoming the next entree"--Container label
Total recall by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

26 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Factory worker Douglas Quaid begins to suspect that he is a spay after visiting Rekall, a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led. Includes both the rated and unrated versions of the film
Norm of the north by Rob Schneider( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A polar bear of many words, Norm's greatest gripe is simple: there is no room for tourists in the Arctic. But when a maniacal developer threatens to build luxury condos in his own backyard, Norm does what all normal polar bears would do; he heads to New York City to stop it. With a cast of ragtag lemmings at his side, Norm takes on the big apple, big business and a big identity crisis to save the day
Hot fuzz by Edgar Wright( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas Angel is the finest cop London has to offer. He has an arrest record that is higher than any other officer on the force. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so obvious. They send him to the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford
Jack the Giant Slayer by Jack( Visual )

24 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack the Giant Slayer tells the story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth, the giants strive to reclaim the land they one lost, forcing Jack into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend, and gets a chance to become a legend
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Alternative Names
Bill Nighy acteur britannique

Bill Nighy aktor brytyjski

Bill Nighy attore cinematografico inglese

Bill Nighy britischer Schauspieler

Bill Nighy Brits filmacteur

Bill Nighy English actor and comedian

Bill Nighy pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Gulielmus Nighy

Nighy, William.

Nighy, William Francis.

Nighy, William Francis 1949-

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ביל ניי

بيل ناي

بیل نای صداپیشه و بازیگر بریتانیایی

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