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Griffiths, Richard 1947-2013

Overview
Works: 219 works in 898 publications in 9 languages and 47,736 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Children's films  History  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Film sequels  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Interviewee, Recipient, Creator, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Richard Griffiths
 
Most widely held works by Richard Griffiths
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by Chris Columbus( Visual )

89 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 6,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finds young wizard Harry and his friends Ron and Hermoine facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to uncover a dark force that is terrorizing the school
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K Rowling( Visual )

64 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 6,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling( Visual )

56 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 4,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. In addition to new experiences, Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by David Yates( Visual )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits"--Container
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by Daniel Radcliffe( Visual )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter and the deathly hallows : part 1: Harry, Ron and Hermione set out to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's power--the Horcruxes. On their own and on the run, the three must rely on one another more than ever ... but Dark Forces threaten to tear them apart
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Bedtime stories by Walt Disney( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty Bronson raises his son and daughter on his own. He has to sell his homey motel to Barry Nottingham who promises to make Marty's son manager. But, Nottingham pulls down the motel and builds a pricey hotel. Now grown up, Marty's son, Skeeter, works as a janitor and general servant. He still dreams of becoming the manager. When Nottingham announces a brand-new hotel, built on an existing school's property, he makes his future son-in-law, Kendall, manager. Skeeter's sister Wendy, has to leave town for a job interview and asks him to alternate looking after her two children Patrick and Bobbi, with Wendy's colleague, Jill. He doesn't get along with either Jill or the children, but his easy-going attitude loosens them all up. He starts telling the children bedtime stories and the children grow fond of him. They make suggestions about how the stories should go. When the stories become true in real life, Skeeter tries to maneuver the stories into a direction which will make his dream come true, too
Pirates of the Caribbean, on stranger tides by Johnny Depp( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of truth, betrayal, youth, demise, and mermaids! When Jack crosses paths with a woman from his past, he's not sure if it's love, or if she's a ruthless con artist using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. Forced aboard the ship of the most feared pirate ever, Jack doesn't know whom to fear more, Blackbeard or the woman from his past
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

48 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows. This program views the Merry wives of Windsor as Shakespeare's attack on middle class propriety and hypocrisy. He challenges the belief that fidelity is mere lip service and a result of arranged, loveless marriages
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

38 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
Venus by Peter O'Toole( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maurice, a still-working actor whiles away his dwindling days playing bit parts (corpses, mostly) or at the local pub with a pair of equally frail footlights friends, drama queen Ian and taciturn Donald. Ian announces that his niece has sent her wayward daughter to stay with him. Jessie is a borderline hooligan, surly, self-centered, willful, and a prodigious drinker. Maurice looks at Jessie with unapologetic longing, appreciating things she can't see in herself, but also the idea of youth--specifically, womanly youth. Jessie appraises Maurice to see what she can get out of him, and they play at Henry Higgins tutoring Eliza Doolittle together. Both are prickly, independent egoists, and wherever they're going, neither is going quietly
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast, swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd relentless detective, until the final thrilling climax
The hollow crown by Simon Russell Beale( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry V. The newly crowned King of England, Henry V, (Tom Hiddleston) is persuaded by his courtiers including Exeter (Anton Lesser) and York (Paterson Joseph), that he also has a rightful claim to lands in France. The chorus (John Hurt) tells of England's preparations for war and Henry's army sails for France. After Exeter's diplomacy is rebuffed by the French King (Lambert Wilson) Henry lays siege to and captures the town of Harfleur. The French now take Henry's claims seriously and challenge the English army to battle at Agincourt
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

59 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
The world of Peter Rabbit and friends by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of these mischievous bunnies in Mr. McGregor's garden come to life. After feasting on the cuttings in Mr. McGregor's garden rubbish heap, the Flopsy Bunnies are overcome by the soporific effect of overgrown lettuces and stolen away by Mr. McGregor. Moppet, Mittens and Tom Kitten's attempt to keep clean and tidy for their mother's tea party, and Jemima Puddle-Duck encounters a foxy-whiskered gentleman
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performace of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King allows real women to tread the boards and men are forbidden from playing women's parts. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself
Guarding Tess by Hugh Wilson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a cantankerous former First Lady and her reluctant bodyguard
Pie in the sky( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After 25 years in the force, Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe has lost his appetite for the job. He plans to take early retirement and open his dream restaurant, Pie in the Sky. But his accountant wife, Margaret, doesn't think the numbers add up. And his boss, ACC Fisher needs him around to handle those delicate cases at which he excels. Although craving retirement, Crabbe discovers that crime solving can be just as hard to resist as his signature steak and kidney pie."--Container
The Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fear by David Zucker( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inept cop, Lt. Frank Drebbin returns to save the day once again. This time he's out to foil the "big boys" in the energy business. A top scientist is about to publish his report on energy for the future and things don't look good for the traditional suppliers of oil and coal. To save their industries, the suppliers kidnap the scientist and replace him with a decoy with a more favourable report
 
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Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets
Alternative Names
Riçard Qriffits

Ričards Grifitss angļu aktieris

Ricardus Griffiths

Richard Griffiths acteur britannique

Richard Griffiths actor britànic

Richard Griffiths actor británico

Richard Griffiths attore britannico

Richard Griffiths britischer Schauspieler

Richard Griffiths britisk skodespelar

Richard Griffiths britisk skuespiller

Richard Griffiths Brits acteur

Richard Griffiths britský herec

Richard Griffiths brittisk skådespelare

Richard Griffiths brytyjski aktor

RICHARD T GRIFFITHS

Ρίτσαρντ Γκρίφιθς

Ричард Грифитс

Ричард Гриффитс

Річард Гриффітс

ריצ'רד גריפית'ס

ריצ'רד גריפית'ס שחקן בריטי

ريتشارد جريفيثز

ريتشارد جريفيثز ممثل بريطاني

ریچارد گریفیتس بازیگر بریتانیایی

리처드 그리피스

リチャード・グリフィス

李查·葛瑞夫斯

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneHarry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanHarry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixGandhiBleak HouseWithnail & IThe world of Peter Rabbit and friendsThe Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fear