Butler, Gerard 1969-
Most widely held works about Gerard Butler
Most widely held works by Gerard Butler
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,276 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents.
300 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,882 libraries worldwide
In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks.
How to train your dragon ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,829 libraries worldwide
Hiccup is a Viking teenager who aspires to hunt dragons, but doesn't exactly fit in with his tribe's longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. His world gets turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view.
Nim's Island ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
Nim Rusoe is a young girl who inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates, via e-mail, with the reclusive author of the novel she has been reading. Nim's existence mirrors that of her favorite literary character, Alex Rover, the world's greatest adventurer. But Alexandra, the author of the Rover books, leads a reclusive life in the big city. When Nim's father goes missing from the island, Nim gets Alexandra to come to her island. Now, the two must draw courage from their fictional hero, Alex Rover, and find strength in one another to conquer the island.
P.S.I love you ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S.I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future.
The bounty hunter ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
Milo, a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter, gets his dream job when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife, reporter Nicole. He thinks it's an easy payday, until she gives him the slip to chase a lead on a murder cover-up. Milo soon realizes that nothing is ever simple with him and Nicole. As the two continue to one-up each other, they find themselves on the run for their lives. If they thought their promise to love, honor, and obey was tough, staying alive will be a lot tougher!
Law abiding citizen ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
Clyde Shelton is a brilliant planner and inventor. One night two robbers invade his Philadelphia home and brutally kill his wife and daughter, almost killing him. When the killers are caught, Assistant DA Nick Rice is assigned the case. Nick makes a deal with one of the killers to testify against his partner for a 10 year plea bargain prison sentence. Clyde doesn't want Nick to make the deal, but Nick says the deal is done. The other killer gets the death penalty. After 10 years, the other killer is released from prison, and he soon ends up dead. Clyde is arrested and vaguely admits to Nick that he did it. Clyde is put in jail, and he warns Nick that he must fix the broken justice system that failed him and his family or else anyone connected to his case will soon die. Even from jail, Clyde's threats become a reality, and Nick must stop Clyde before his family is next.
The ugly truth ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
The search for 'Mr. Right' has left Abby, a romantically challenged morning show producer, hopelessly single. She receives an eye-opening education when she gets teamed up with Mike, a hardcore TV personality, who wants to prove his theories on what makes men tick by helping her find true love. The unexpected results may surprise them both.
Timeline ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
A group of present-day archeology students are stunned to discover a handwritten plea for help dated April 2, 1357 ... from their own professor. He's been blasted back in time to the 14th century. To rescue him, they must travel back and survive one of the most violent battles in world history--and make it back to the 21st century alive.
Dear Frankie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 875 libraries worldwide
A witty and touching tale about a mother's efforts to protect her son from the truth.
Gamer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 837 libraries worldwide
Kable is the superstar and cult hero of the ultraviolent Slayers. Kable is controlled by Simon, a young gamer with rock star status who continues to defy all odds by guiding Kable to victory each week. Taken from his family, imprisoned, and forced to fight against his will, the modern-day gladiator must survive long enough to escape the game, free his family, regain his identity, and save mankind from this ruthless technology.
Lara Croft Tomb raider the cradle of life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple, in Greece, sunken underwater that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. Facing her greatest challenges yet, the intrepid tomb raider pursues Lo, in order to get her hands back on Pandora's Box, and fulfill the desire of the Queen.
RocknRolla ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 738 libraries worldwide
In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs. This attracts some of the city's scrappiest tough guys, along with its more established underworld types. All are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but is very much alive. He has the multi-million dollar prize fall, literally, into his hands.
Beowulf & Grendel ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and German and held by 726 libraries worldwide
The bloody tale of warrior Beowulf's battle with Grendel, a murderous troll, to save King Hrothgar's kingdom, which was destroyed by the troll and his men.
The phantom of the Opera the original motion picture soundtrack by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Reign of fire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
In present day London dragons awake. Fast forward 20 years, to a world devastated by their destruction. Fire Chief Quinn, is responsible for warding off the beasts and keeping a community alive in what's left of the world. Into their midst comes a hotshot American, Van Zan, who says he has a way to destroy the beasts and save mankind.
Lara Croft, Tomb raider the cradle of life ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple in Greece, sunken underwater, that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box. A Chinese crime syndicate leader steals it. He's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon.
The miracle match ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
An inspiring tale of one of the greatest underdog stories in sports history. Based on the true story of the 1950 United States soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Coming together to form the team just ten days before the start of the Cup, this ragtag team of recreational players came together to represent the United Sates. Although no U.S. team has ever won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions and passions which shaped the lives of the players who made up this team and how they defeated England, the world's best team at that time.
The cherry orchard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Madame Ranevskaya returns to her decaying estate in pre-Revolutionary Russia after an exile in Paris. The estate and its beloved cherry orchard are threatened by Ranevskaya's financial problems, and no one seems able to do anything about it.
Dracula 2000 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
A rare antiques collector has been keeping a secret buried deep in a locked vault. When robbers seeking a fortune in gold steal the casket they believe contains the gold, they unleash the terror that has been haunting a young woman's dreams.
Action and adventure films Animated films Archaeologists Boys Comedy films Crime films Croft, Lara (Fictitious character) Dragons Drama Electronic mail messages Families Fathers and daughters Fathers and sons Feature films Fiction films Fictitious characters Film adaptations Films Films--for the hearing impaired France Greece Greece--Thermopylae Grief in women Historical films History Island ecology Juvenile works Last letters before death Leonidas,--King of Sparta,--d. 480 B.C Love-letters Man-woman relationships Messenian Wars (Greece : 735-460 B.C.) New York (State)--New York Opéra de Paris Phantom of the Opera (Fictitious character) Romance films Romantic comedy films Science fiction films Sopranos (Singers) Tactics Thermopylae, Battle of (Greece : 480 B.C.) Thrillers (Motion pictures) Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vikings War films Widows Women authors, American Xerxes--I,--King of Persia,--519-465 or 4 B.C
Butler, Gerald, 1969-
Butler, Gerard James.
Butler, Gerard James, 1969-
Butler, Gerry, 1969-
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