WorldCat Identities

Nighy, Bill 1949-

Works: 248 works in 1,308 publications in 8 languages and 69,385 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Pirate films  Animated films  Children's films  Science fiction films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Author of introduction, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bill Nighy
Pirates of the Caribbean by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

70 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 8,947 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
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by John Madden( Visual )

40 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,594 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
Rango by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,525 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
Love actually by Michael Dean( Visual )

45 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,488 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
Flushed away by David Bowers( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,002 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 had 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, but it is 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 th 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 )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,969 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
Notes on a Scandal by Richard Eyre( Visual )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Covett (Dench) is a teacher who rules over her classroom with an iron fist, yet leads a desperate, solitary life outside it. That is, until she meets radiant new art teacher Sheba Hart (Blanchett). Although at first overjoyed with her newfound kindred spirit, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having an affair with a teenage student, her jealously and rage spiral out of control
Arthur Christmas by Sarah Smith( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,801 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
About time by Richard Curtis( Visual )

37 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,791 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 discovers that his unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all families, everywhere"--Container
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumours of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth - a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined."
Shaun of the dead by Edgar Wright( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There comes a time in every man's life when he has no choice but to get up off the couch and kill some zombies. When flesh-eating zombies go on the hunt for a bite to eat, it is up to Shaun and his best pal Ed to save their friends and family from becoming the next entrée
Total recall by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Factory worker Douglas Quaid begins to suspect that he is a spy 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
Hot fuzz by Edgar Wright( Visual )

31 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,539 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. He is partnered with the well-meaning but overeager police officer Danny Butterman, who is the son of the police chief. Danny is a huge action movie fan and believes this may be his chance to experience the life of gunfights and car chases. However, as a series of grisly accidents rocks the village, Angel is convinced that Sandford is not what it seems and as the intrigue deepens, Danny's dreams of explosive, high-octane, car-chasing, gunfighting, all-out action seem more and more like a reality
Jack the giant slayer by Nathan Juran( Visual )

20 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Centuries after a fearsome race of giants was defeated in battle and banished to a sky kingdom, a young farmhand named Jack ... unwittingly causes an enormous beanstalk to take root. In the process, his beloved Princess Isabelle is carried miles into the clouds, straight into the clutches of the bloodthirsty giants. Now, with the help of the king's military commander ... this unlikely hero gets a chance to become a legend"--Container
Wrath of the Titans by Sam Worthington( Visual )

34 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A decade after defeating the monstrous Kraken, Perseus attempts to retire to a quiet life as a fisherman and sole parent to his young son. However, a great war has erupted between the gods, weakened by humanity's lack of devotion, and the Titans, led by the ferocious Kronos. Betrayed by Hades, Zeus is captured and brought to the Underworld, and Perseus must once again become a hero in order to find Zeus and end the Titans' struggle to rule the earth
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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

Gulielmus Nighy

Nighy, William Francis.

Nighy, William Francis 1949-

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