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Bettany, Paul 1971-

Overview
Works: 167 works in 1,105 publications in 11 languages and 42,237 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Superhero films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Fiction  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 )

89 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a troubled Princeton mathematician who is able to overcome years of suffering from schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize
Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

123 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,949 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
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

38 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,128 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 discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. 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, and out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England
Marvel's The Avengers by Joss Whedon( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marvel makes cinematic history as it unites the superhero team-up of a lifetime. Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, and Captain America assemble together for the very first time ever in this epic, action-packed blockbuster alongside Black Widow, Hawkeye, and Nick Fury
The secret life of bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,288 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
Inkheart by Brendan Fraser( Visual )

53 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,286 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
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,251 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
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

51 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,184 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
Captain America : civil war by Anthony Russo( Visual )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,165 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
The tourist by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

55 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,020 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
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

40 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Stanfield is a bank's security chief who has designed a computer system and firewall to protect his employer from fraud. One day, after being introduced to a man named Bill Cox, Jack finds himself ambushed and staring down a gun barrel. The man holding the gun is Cox. Jack arrives home to find his family held hostage. Cox and his crew of thieves want Jack to hack through his employer's computer security and transfer $100 million to Cox's bank accounts in the Caymans. Failure to comply means the death of Jack's family. Once Cox has the money, it becomes obvious that there was no intention of letting anyone live. Cox leaves one of his henchman to eliminate Jack. When Jack kills the thug who was supposed to kill him, Cox's plans are ruined. Now, Jack must race against time to get his family back before Cox can carry out any more of his plans
Margin call by J. C Chandor( Visual )

61 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,778 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
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

28 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is a learder in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines mankind's collective intelligence with the full range of human emotions. Anti-technology extremists will do whatever it takes to stop him, but their attempt to destroy Will forces him to record and upload his own mind to a supercomputer in order to achieve transcendence. Success brings him ever-evolving knowledge-- and nearly unstoppable power as the fate of the world rests on Will's now-questionable humanity"--Container
Wimbledon by Tim Bevan( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,340 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 )

57 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,228 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 )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,125 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 )

35 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary Warrior Priest from the last Vampire War lives in obscurity among the other downtrodden human inhabitants in walled-in dystopian cities ruled by the Church. When his niece is abducted by a murderous pack of vampires, Priest breaks his sacred vows to venture out on a quest to find her before they turn her into one of them. He is joined by his niece's boyfriend, a trigger-fingered young wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess who possesses other worldly fighting skills
Shelter( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah and Tahir fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. Shelter explores how they got there, and as they learn about their pasts they realize they need each other to build a future
The reckoning by Barry Unsworth( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 363 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
Creation by Joseph Haydn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the progress of a couple who are expecting triplets, from the 4D ultrasound scan to the babies' dramatic entry into the world, this program describes the improbable sequence of biological events that result in the birth of a new human being. State-of-the-art graphics depict the journey of millions of sperm cells as they race to the egg, revealing how the best is selected to fertilize it after the others are destroyed by white blood cells; a body beginning to self-assemble; and the face of a developing embryo coming together. In addition, viewers meet a woman expecting her 16th child, and the oldest conjoined twins in the world
 
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