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Beckinsale, Kate

Works: 263 works in 1,006 publications in 10 languages and 33,925 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Vampire films  Horror films  Fantasy films  Radio programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Kate Beckinsale
The aviator by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
60 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Howard Hughes as the twenty-something millionaire, having already made a fortune improving the design of oil-drilling bits, who comes to Hollywood with an interest in getting into the picture business. It doesn't take long for Hughes to jump from producer to director of his first major film project, a World War I air epic. The film was a massive hit, and the eccentric inventor became a mogul in Hollywood, making Jean Harlow a star and enjoying a romance with Katharine Hepburn. But Hollywood's old-boy network never fully accepted Hughes, and in time his passion for flying began to reclaim his attentions. He began designing new planes, setting air speed records, flying around the world, and risking his life testing aircraft. Hughes also found time to romance Ava Gardner and founded his own airline, Trans-World Airlines. As his ideas became bolder and more eccentric, he gained many powerful enemies
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever
Van Helsing by Stephen Sommers ( Visual )
58 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legendary 19th-century monster hunter Van Helsing is sent to mysterious Transylvania to battle the evil Dracula is trying to release with the unwilling help of Frankestein's monster and a wolf-man
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A military war has just ended, but the 'merry war' between Beatrice and Benedick rages on! Can their friends trick them into making love instead? For that matter can another couple's devotion survive the evil Don John's visious lies? The answers to these questions come as Shakespeare's classic story is brought to sexy, sunny life by acclaimed actor/director Kenneth Branagh"--container
Underworld by Len Wiseman ( Visual )
66 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A war has been raging between the Vampires and the Lycans for centuries. Selene is a vampire Death Dealer who finds out that the Lycans have plans to capture Michael. As Selene begins to track Michael, she becomes more convinced that the Lycans are planning an attack against the Death Dealers. The vampire kingpin, Kraven, is certain the Lycans do not have that kind of intelligence. As Selene shadows Michael, she finds herself wanting to protect him, but when he's attacked by Lucian, the leader of the werewolf community, and the man she wants to save has now become a sworn enemy
Click by Frank Coraci ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to make its own choices
Serendipity by Peter Chelsom ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is there really such a thing as a benevolent destiny that will eventually reunite true soul mates separated by time and distance? It begins at Christmastime in a New York department store, where two people meet by chance -- while shopping for their "significant others"--And are immediately attracted to each other. After spending a romantic evening together, they reluctantly part, secretly hoping that fate will reunite them some day
Total recall by Colin Farrell ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man
Contraband by Mark Wahlberg ( Visual )
21 editions published in 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chris Farraday long ago abandoned his life of crime, but after his brother-in-law, Andy, botches a drug deal for his ruthless boss, Tim Briggs, Chris is forced back into doing what he does best, running contraband, to settle Andy's debt. Chris is a legendary smuggler and quickly assembles a crew with the help of his best friend, Sebastian, to head to Panama and return with millions in counterfeit bills. Things quickly fall apart with only hours to reach the cash
Everybody's fine by Kirk Jones ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Frank Goode's grown children cancel a family reunion, the recent widower sets off on a cross-country journey to reconnect with each of them. A family separated by physical and emotional distance finds a way to come together
Underworld awakening by Kate Beckinsale ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrioress Selene leads the battle against humankind
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Emma is the story of a rich, clever and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives. As her romantic plans go ridiculously wrong, however, it's Emma herself who risks missing out on her perfect match!"--Container
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recently orphaned, Flora ignores the sage advise of Mrs. Smiley and moves to the country to live on a decrepit farm with her eccentric relatives, where she finds ample material for the novel she wishes to write
Whiteout by Dominic Sena ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko is the only law-enforcement officer assigned to Antarctica. Carrie is on the verge of shipping out before the really bad weather hits, when she is confronted with a mysterious murder that sounds like a riddle: how'd a lone corpse find its way to the middle of an ice field, as though dropped from a great height? And what does this have to do with the prologue about a Soviet fighter jet crashing some decades earlier? Along with other snowbound stragglers are a U.N. investigator, some cocky pilots, and a grizzled doctor
Nothing but the truth ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A volatile story about a Washington, D.C. political reporter who writes an explosive story about a government scandal in which she reveals the name of a covert CIA agent. Unexpectedly finding herself behind bars, she struggles to maintain her principles and relationship with her family when she refuses to divulge her source. Inspired by true events
Underworld evolution by Len Wiseman ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vampire heroine Selene continues the saga of war between the aristocratic Death Dealers and the barbaric Lycans. The film traces the beginnings of the ancient feud between the two tribes. Selene and her love Michael, the lycan hybrid, try to unlock the secrets of their bloodlines. The tale of action, intrigue and forbidden love takes them into the battle to end all wars as the immortals must finally face their retribution
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Shakespeare's tale about two lovers who are destroyed by the hatred of their families for one another
The golden bowl by James Ivory ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an impovished yet charming Italian aristrocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover, Charlotte. Maggie's suspicions deepen to a possible affair between the Prince and Charlotte, when Maggie makes the ill-fated purchase of a golden bowl. It becomes only a matter of time before Maggie unravels the truth from a world full of deception and lies
Vacancy ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When David and Amy's car breaks down, they spend the night at the only motel around. The only entertainment is the TV that is playing low-budget slasher movies, but they soon realize the movies were filmed in their room...and they're real
Snow angels ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heartrending portrayal of three couples after an unexpected act of violence disrupts their lives. They experience the profound moments in which they realize how precarious and remarkable life can be
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English (422)
Spanish (34)
German (30)
French (18)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (2)
Catalan (2)
Russian (1)