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Butler, Gerard 1969-

Overview
Works: 265 works in 910 publications in 8 languages and 37,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Fiction  Surfing films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Singer, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gerard Butler
300 by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
66 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,012 WorldCat member 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 occurred 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 by Cressida Cowell ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,708 WorldCat member 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 by Mark Levin ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,307 WorldCat member 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 by Richard LaGravenese ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,802 WorldCat member 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
Olympus has fallen by Gerard Butler ( Visual )
28 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the president is kidnapped by a terrorist who seizes control of the White House (Secret Service Code: 'Olympus'), disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team rushes to respond, they must rely on Banning's insider knowledge to save the president and prevent an even greater catastrophe
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the brooding, reclusive Phantom of the Opera and his obsessive love for the beautiful Christine, a soprano at the Opera de Paris
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,722 WorldCat member 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
The bounty hunter by Andy Tennant ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member 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!
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Lawrence Gordon ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lara Croft, tomb raider": Archaeologist and explorer extraordinaire Lara Croft goes on a death-defying journey that leads her to her greatest challeng: The Triangle of Light. "Lara Croft, tomb raider: the cradle of life": Lara faces her most perilous mission: to recover what ancient civilizations eblieved to be the essence of all evil, Pandora's Box
The ugly truth by Robert Luketic ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,387 WorldCat member 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
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caius Martius 'Coriolanus' is a feared and revered Roman general, suddenly pitted against his own city and fellow citizens. Rebelling against the power-hungry designs of his manipulative mother and rejected by his own people, Coriolanus incites a riot that expels him from Rome. The banished hero joins forces with his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius to extract his revenge and determine his destiny. Set in contemporary times
Law abiding citizen by F. Gary Gray ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member 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
Playing for keeps ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn
Timeline by Paul. O'Connor, Frances. Butler, Gerard. Connolly, Billy Walker ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,219 WorldCat member 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
Chasing Mavericks ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams"--Container
Gamer ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member 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
Reign of fire by Rob Bowman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member 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
Dear Frankie by Shona Auerbach ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A witty and touching tale about a mother's efforts to protect her son from the truth
RocknRolla by Guy Ritchie ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member 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 by Gerard Butler ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this thoroughly updated version of the Anglo Saxon poem, the battle-scarred Norse hero Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to help an old friend, King Hrothgar, whose kingdom is being ravaged by the marauding troll, Grendel. However, Beowulf's attempts to fight the troll are thwarted when Grendel refuses to engage him in battle. When Beowulf meets Selma, a mysterious and sensual witch, his understanding of revenge is further complicated
 
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Alternative Names
Butler, Gerald 1969-
Butler, Gerard
Butler, Gerard James.
Butler, Gerard James 1969-
Butler, Gerry 1969-
Languages
English (399)
Spanish (24)
German (15)
French (12)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (3)
Turkish (1)
Basque (1)
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