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Griffiths, Richard 1947-2013

Works: 200 works in 948 publications in 9 languages and 48,049 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Film sequels  History  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Interviewee, Creator, Other, Commentator, Speaker, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Richard Griffiths
Most widely held works by Richard Griffiths
Harry Potter and the goblet of fire by Chris Columbus( Visual )

97 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 6,675 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 chamber of secrets by Chris Columbus( Visual )

104 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 6,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of the second year of his amazing journey into the world of wizardry. This year at Hogwarts, spiders talk, letters scold and Harry's own unsettling ability to speak to snakes turns his friends against him. From dueling clubs to rogue Bludgers, it's a year of adventure and danger when bloody writing on a wall announces: The Chamber of Secrets has been opened. To save Hogwarts will require all of Harry, Ron and Hermione's magical abilities and courage
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

66 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Year three at Hogwarts means new fun and challenges as Harry learns the delicate art of approaching a Hippogriff, transforming shape-shifting Boggarts into hilarity and even turn back time. But the term also brings danger. Soul-sucking Dementors hover over the school. An ally of the accursed He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named lurks within the castle walls. Fearsome wizard Sirius Black escapes Azkaban. And Harry will confront them all
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by David Yates( Visual )

42 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,471 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
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by David Yates( Visual )

36 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Ron and Hermione set out to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's power--the Horcuxes. 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 2,708 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 1,819 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 )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,761 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 )

3 editions published in 2011 in Undetermined and English and held by 1,605 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 who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

54 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,232 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
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

40 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid 1980s in a grey and grim northern grammar school, a select number of very bright boys are desperately trying to pass the Oxbridge entrance exams. The story illustrates the bravado, humour and vulnerability of teenagers as they navigate their way to adulthood
Venus by Peter O'Toole( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,009 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 997 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 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry IV, Pt 2. Northumberland (Alun Armstrong) is told of the death of his son Hotspur in service of the King (Jeremy Irons). The Lord Chief Justice (Geoffrey Palmer) attempts to separate Falstaff (Simon Russell Beale) from the Prince Hal (Tom Hiddleston). The rebels continue to plot against the crown but their forces are outwitted. This brings comfort to the dying King, who is finally reconciled with his son. Falstaff rushes to Hal's coronation with the expectation of high office
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 793 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 )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 749 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 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performance 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 renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. 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 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 491 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Why are we here? Is there life after sex? Yes, Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment!
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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


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Ричард Грифитс

Ричард Гриффитс

Річард Гриффітс

ריצ'רד גריפית'ס

ריצ'רד גריפית'ס שחקן בריטי

ريتشارد جريفيثز

ريتشارد جريفيثز ممثل بريطاني

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Harry Potter and the chamber of secretsHarry 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