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Fassbender, Michael 1977-

Overview
Works: 176 works in 1,286 publications in 10 languages and 45,630 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  War films  History  Historical films  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Contributor, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Michael Fassbender
 
Most widely held works by Michael Fassbender
12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen( Visual )

55 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
300 by Zack Snyder( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 3,149 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 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
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

70 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the Nazis at the theater's movie premier, including Adolph Hitler
X-Men, days of future past by Bryan Singer( Visual )

46 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The X-Men of the future are waging a losing battle against the Sentinels, superpowered robots created by humanity to exterminate mutantkind. Wolverine is sent backwards in time to 1973 to enlist the younger versions of Professor Xavier and Magneto to prevent the event leading to the Sentinels' creation, and thus change the future for the better
Prometheus by Ridley Scott( Visual )

75 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorers have discovered a clue that brings them to the origins of mankind on Earth. This leads them on a journey that takes them to the darkest corners of the universe
X-men : first class by Matthew Vaughn( Visual )

68 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thrilling, eye-opening chapter you've been waiting for. Witness the beginning of the X-Men universe. Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their superhuman powers for the first time, working together in a desperate attempt to stop the Hellfire Club and a global nuclear war
Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga( Visual )

59 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When orphaned governess Jane Eyre arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding, wealthy employer Rochester. His dark moods, along with the strange occurrences in the house, lead her to discover a terrible secret he had hoped to hide from her forever
Steve Jobs by Danny Boyle( Visual )

41 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biopic of Steve Jobs that takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution in order to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac
X-Men by Bryan Singer( Visual )

43 editions published in 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan
The light between oceans by Michael Fassbender( Visual )

24 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthouse keeper, living off the coast of Australia with his wife, all of a sudden finds a baby from an adrift rowboat. They rescue and raise the child as their own - a decision that will have ramifications
A dangerous method by David Cronenberg( Visual )

53 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung and his mentor Sigmund Freud is torn apart when Sabina Spielrein, a troubled but beautiful young woman, comes between them and forever changes the face of modern thought
Assassin's creed by Justin Kurzel( Visual )

35 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day
Macbeth by Justin Kurzel( Visual )

41 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thrilling interpretation of one of Shakespeare's most famous and compelling characters, Macbeth is a dramatic re-imagining of the realities of war-torn times and a tale of all-consuming passion and ambition
Haywire by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

35 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, Mallory is double-crossed and left for dead -- by someone in her own agency. Suddenly the target of assassins who know her every move, Mallory unleashes the fury of her fighting skills to uncover the truth and turn the tables on her ruthless adversary"--Container
Alien( Visual )

14 editions published in 2017 in English and German and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a ship carrying two thousand humans setting out to colonize a distant planet encounters a system failure, they land on a moon and discover a race of hostile aliens
The counselor by Ridley Scott( Visual )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer makes a risky entrance into the drug trade, and gambles that the consequences won't catch up to him
Hunger by Steve McQueen( Visual )

55 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1981, twenty-seven-year-old Irish Republican Army member, Bobby Sands, went on a hunger strike to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners. The film focuses on Sands's final days. An unflinching, transcedent depiction of what a human being is willing to endure to be heard
Jonah Hex by Josh Brolin( Visual )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having survived death, Jonah's violent history is steeped in myth and legend and has left him with one foot in the natural world and one on the 'other side.' His one human connection is with Lilah, whose life in a brothel has left her with scars of her own. But Jonah's past catches up with him when the U.S. military makes him an offer he can't refuse--to wipe out the warrants on his head, he must hunt and stop dangerous terrorist Quentin Turnbul
Fish tank by Andrea Arnold( Visual )

43 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15-year old Mia is a foul-mouthed, belligerent teen living on an Essex estate [public housing] with her mother Joanne and precocious little sister Tyler. She has been excluded from school and is awaiting admission to a referrals unit, spending her days aimlessly. Her only escape--besides smoking, drinking an occasional swiped bottle of booze, and fist fighting with the neighbor girls--is hip-hop dancing, which she practices in an abandoned apartment and hopes to someday turn into a living. Then Joanne brings home handsome, extroverted new boyfriend Connor, and he and Mia strike up a tentative friendship. He even encourages her one interest, dancing. What could go wrong?
Shame by Steve McQueen( Visual )

67 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brandon is a New Yorker who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon's insular life spirals out of control
 
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Alternative Names
Fassbender, Michael

Maikls Fasbenders

Maykl Fassbender

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Michael Fassbender Irish-German actor and producer

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Μάικλ Φασμπέντερ

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Майкъл Фасбендър

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מייקל פסבנדר שחקן גרמני

מיכאל פסבנדר

مايكل فاسبندر

مایکل فاسبندر بازیگر آلمانی

مایکڵ فاسبێندەر

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마이클 패스벤더

マイケル・ファスベンダー

米高法斯賓達

麥克·法斯賓達

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