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Bettany, Paul 1971-

Works: 307 works in 1,561 publications in 10 languages and 49,254 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Other, Author, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Paul Bettany
Most widely held works by Paul Bettany
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

91 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russel Crowe interprète de façon magistrale le rôle de l'illustre mathématicien John Nash, qui se retrouve mêlé à un mysterieux complot alors que le monde entier s'apprêtait à lui rendre hommage. Désormais, il ne peut compter que sur sa femme, la très dévouée Alicia (Jennifer Connelly) dans cette histoire passionnante qui exalte le courage, la passion et le triomphe [Source : jaquette]
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

52 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovers that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian with whom Langdon had been scheduled to meet. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England
Master and Commander : the Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

83 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the violence of his chosen life with the quiet demeanor of the scientist. He is the captain's friend and confidant, the two frequently playing violin and cello duets together
Avengers by Anthony Russo( Visual )

30 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 2,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality
Captain America : civil war by Anthony Russo( Visual )

31 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in English and held by 2,398 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
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rousing story of lowborn William Thatcher's quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. Follow this fearless squire and his band of medieval misfits as they careen their way toward impossible glory that's part romance, part road trip and part exuberant swashbuckling
Solo : a Star Wars story by Ron Howard( Visual )

38 editions published in 2018 in English and German and held by 2,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years before he met Luke and Leia, before he helped overthrow the Emperor, Han Solo started where all heroes start: at the bottom. Join your most favorite scoundrel in the galaxy on an adventure you'll never forget! Throughout his death-defying adventures among the criminal scum of the Star Wars Universe, Han will meet the one who will become his closest ally, Chewbacca! Watch as Han matches wits with the infamous gambler Lando! Follow Han on the journey that will put him on course to his destiny
Inkheart by Brendan Fraser( Visual )

58 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,266 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 )

61 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,232 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 secret life of bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,153 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
The tourist by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck( Visual )

60 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 2,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, Frank unexpectedly finds himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise, an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse
Margin call by J. C Chandor( Visual )

70 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,788 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 by 65( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Avengers unite to thwart the villainous Ultron from extinguishing every human on planet Earth
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

36 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,598 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 Tim Bevan( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,306 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
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

46 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,249 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
Legion by Scott Stewart( Visual )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,127 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 )

44 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 920 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. Includes commentary, documentary, and eleven featurettes
The film "Dogville" as told in nine chapters and a prologue( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 867 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 it's a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
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The Da Vinci CodeA knight's taleInkheartThe young VictoriaWimbledonFirewall
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