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Murphy, Cillian 1976-

Works: 102 works in 714 publications in 9 languages and 28,227 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Superhero films  Science fiction films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Editor, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cillian Murphy
The Dark Knight by Christian Bale( Visual )

57 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
Inception by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible--inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime
Girl with a pearl earring by Peter Webber( Visual )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old Griet must work to support her family, so she becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she attracts the master painter's attention. He is commissioned to paint Griet, and the result is one of the greatest paintings ever created
28 days later by Danny Boyle( Visual )

79 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An infirmary patient wakes up from a coma to an empty room ... in a vacant hospital ... in a deserted city. A powerful virus, which locks victims into a permanent state of murderous rage, has transformed the world around him into a seemingly desolate wasteland. Now a handful of survivors must fight to stay alive, unaware that the worst is yet to come
The Wind That Shakes the Barley by Ken Loach( Visual )

84 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland, 1920. Damien O'Donovan is leaving for London for an internship, until the dreaded Black and Tans attack his hurling mates, killing one for not speaking English. Thus sidetracked by the Irish War for Independence, Damien is convinced by his brother Teddy to throw his lot in with the IRA. Damien is a purist, an idealist, and therefore marked for a tragic destiny, while Teddy is a fatefully pragmatic politician. These differences between the brothers propel the film through its terrible final act, as the signing of Anglo-Irish Treaty establishes the Irish Free State, splits the Republican movement, and unleashes the Irish Civil War
In the heart of the sea( Visual )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. But that told only half the story. This story reveals the encounter's harrowing aftermath, as the ship's surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive
Red eye by Wes Craven( Visual )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, Lisa Reisert boards the dreaded red eye for a flight back to Miami so she can make it to work the next day. On board, Lisa meets Jackson Ripner and their attraction grows. But moments after take-off, Jackson reveals that he has Lisa's father's wallet that he swiped off his desk and his real reason for being on board. Jackson needs Lisa's help to kill the deputy secretary of Homeland Security who's scheduled to stay at the Lux Atlantic Hotel, the hotel Lisa is the manager of. If she refuses to help, Jackson will call his partner on the ground and have her father killed
In time by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage, a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,468 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
Sunshine by István Szabó( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... the year is 2057, the sun is dying and mankind faces extinction. Earth's last hope rests with a courageous crew of eight men and women on a mission to ignite the fading star with a massive nuclear weapon."--Container
The way we live now by Anthony Trollope( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This satire of Victorian society shows the trials and tribulations of young love, the pettiness of upper class life, the raw energy and excitement of the most powerful city the world had ever seen, and the greed and corruption that lay just below its glittering surface
Breakfast on Pluto by Neil Jordan( Visual )

46 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As foster kid Patrick 'Kitten' Braden grows up, he leaves behind his small-town life in Ireland for London, where he's reborn as a transvestite cabaret singer in the 1960s and 70s
Red lights by Rodrigo Cortés( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran paranormal researchers Dr. Margaret Matheson and Tom Buckley debunk fraudulent claims of ghost whispering, faith healing and other psychic phenomena by detecting what Matheson calls red lights, the subtle tricks behind every staged supernatural occurrence. But when the legendary blind psychic Simon Silver comes out of retirement after 30 years, his once-fearless adversary Matheson warns Buckley to back off, fearing reprisal from the powerful Silver
The edge of love by John Maybury( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When legendary poet Dylan Thomas reconnects with Vera, his teenage sweetheart, a romantic rival begins between her and his wife Caitlin. As the woman begin to bond an unusual trio is formed. The threesome live in bliss until Vera's husband, a handsome soldier, returns from fighting in the war and jealousy erupts, threatening the trio's fragile happiness
Broken by Rufus Norris( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skunk is an 11 year-old girl who lives a carefree life with her father, on a cul-de-sac in a very much middle-class neighborhood in Britain. At the beginning of the movie Skunk sees Rick, a young man living across the street, getting violently beaten up by yet another neighbor, Mr. Oswald. We later learn that one of Oswald's daughters, in order to save face, told her dad that Rick raped her, following which Oswalt in a rage pummels Rick. Skunk is unwittingly drawn into the neighbors' unfolding melodrama of violence, sex, and life-shattering illness. her home, neighborhood and school become treacherous environments where the happy certainties of childhood give way to fear-filled doubt. She is drawn into an ethereal chaos from which she may only return through the intense love of those closest to her
Intermission by Mark O'Rowe( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and German and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La rotura de una pareja hace mezclarse a gente y eventos aparentemente sin relación. Actos delictivos y relaciones personales en una comedia urbana ambientada en el Dublín de nuestros días
The peaky blinders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham that follows the notorious gang, who got their name from sewing razor blades into the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, a man dead set on moving up in the world, no matter the cost
Peacock by Michael Lander( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Skillpa, a quiet bank clerk living in tiny Peacock, Nebraska, prefers to live an invisible life. Then, in a moment, everything changes. A train caboose runs off its tracks and crashes into John's backyard and destroys more than the weathered planks of his wood fence. When neighbors descend on the scene, they discover John's other personality, Emma, for the first time and mistakenly believe her to be John's wife. John is launched into the spotlight and eventually it shatters his sanity
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The Dark Knight
Alternative Names
Cillian Murphy acteur irlandais

Cillian Murphy aktor irlandzki

Cillian Murphy attore irlandese

Cillian Murphy Ierse acteur en scenarioschrijver

Cillian Murphy irischer Schauspieler und Drehbuchautor

Cillian Murphy irländsk manusförfattare och skådespelare

Cillian Murphy irsk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Cillian Murphy irsk manusforfatter og skuespiller

Cillian Murphy irsk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller

Kilians Mērfijs

Kilijan Merfi

Murphy, Cillian

Murphy, Cillian, 1974-

Килиън Мърфи

Килијан Мерфи

Киллиан Мёрфи

Кілліан Мерфі

Кіліян Мёрфі

Мёрфи, Киллиан

קיליאן מרפי

سيليان مورفي

کیلین مورفی بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس ایرلندی

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