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Griffiths, Richard 1947-2013

Overview
Works: 143 works in 714 publications in 10 languages and 46,669 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Children's films  Pirate films  History  Biographical films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Creator, Commentator, Speaker, Recipient
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 )

144 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 12,323 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 Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling( Visual )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,981 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 )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,191 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 )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,541 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
Bedtime stories by Walt Disney( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,775 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
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 1,774 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
Sleepy Hollow by Tim Burton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York magistrate orders Ichabod Crane to travel to the small town of Sleepy Hollow to investigate two murders. Crane is determined to apprehend the murderous Headless Horseman and prove him to be a flesh-and-blood mortal
Pirates of the Caribbean by Johnny Depp( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Jack owes a blood debt to the legendary Davy Jones, who captains the ghostly Flying Dutchman. Unless Jack can find a way out, he will be cursed to an afterlife of eternal servitude and damnation
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

41 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,270 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 )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,158 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
Pie in the sky( Visual )

29 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 1,082 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
Venus by Roger Michell( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,040 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 )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,017 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
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

57 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 812 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 hollow crown( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hollow crown: "New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard II; King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2; King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a story with recurring themes of power struggles, redemption, family conflict and betrayal."--IMDb
The world of Peter Rabbit and friends by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 3 beautifully animated tales: The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny; The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies and Mrs. Tittlemouse; and The Tale of Tom Kitten and Jemima Puddle-Duck
Guarding Tess by Hugh Wilson( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semi-retired policeman Henry Crabbe would rather be cooking than catching criminals. Unluckily for him, he happens to be good at both. His boss, Assistant Chief Constable Fisher doesn't want to lose him, and his accountant wife, Margaret, worries his new career as a restaurateur won't be financially viable. While indulging his culinary passions, Crabbe remains on call for those particularly tricky case that Fisher sends his way
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 435 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 Order of the Phoenix
Alternative Names
Riçard Qriffits

Ričards Grifitss angļu aktieris

Ricardus Griffiths

Richard Griffiths acteur britannique

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

Ричард Грифитс

Ричард Гриффитс

Річард Гриффітс

ריצ'רד גריפית'ס

ريتشارد جريفيثز

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 Prisoner of AzkabanHarry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixGandhiSleepy HollowBleak HouseWithnail & IThe Naked gun 2 1/2 the smell of fear