WorldCat Identities

Thewlis, David 1963-

Works: 227 works in 1,305 publications in 12 languages and 54,071 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Biographical films  History  Science fiction films  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, vac, Singer, Other, Contributor, Creator, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about David Thewlis
Most widely held works by David Thewlis
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

40 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by Mark Herman( Visual )

72 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Visual )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faithfully based on Anne Sewell's classic novel, this beloved horse story is told by its hero, the gallant Beauty, whose joyous and heartbreaking life takes him from idyllic days on a country squire's estate to London's hard, cobblestoned streets, through decades of owners both kindly and harsh
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed." -- Back of container
The new world by Emanuele Crialese( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the beginning of the 17th century, three ships arrive in "The New World," to found the settlement of Jamestown, in what will become the colony of Virginia. The English see a pristine Eden, and the inhabitants of the great native civilization see invaders. Captain John Smith--sent on a reconnaissance mission to scope out "the Naturals'" fortifications--is quickly captured and sentenced to death by the chief. At the last moment the chief's favorite daughter, Pocahontas, throws herself upon Smith and begs her father to spare his life. The passionate and noble young native woman and the ambitious soldier of fortune find themselves torn between the undeniable requirements of civic duty and the inescapable demands of the heart. Love, loss, and discovery animate the story, an elegiac celebration of the America that was ... and the America that was yet to come
Seven years in Tibet by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

83 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heinrich Harrer is an Austrian national and a Nazi sympathizer. He leaves Austria in 1939 to climb a mountain in the Himalayas. Through a series of circumstances (including POW camp), he and fellow climber Peter Aufschnaiter become the only two foreigners in the Tibetan holy city of Lhasa. There, Heinrich's life changes forever as he becomes a close confidant to the young Dalai Lama
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight
Dragonheart 2 legendary tales by Adriana Gabriel( Visual )

70 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A knight dedicated to a noble creed of honor, finds out that his pupil has become an even crueler king than his father. Believing his pupil's soul to have been poisoned by a dragon, the knight vows to destroy them all
Anonymous by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, Anonymous speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds... who was the author of the plays credited to William Shakespeare? Anonymous poses one possible answer, focusing on a time when cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for power were exposed in the most unlikely of places: the London stage."--Container
Timeline by Michael Crichton( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of present-day archeology students are stunned to discover a handwritten plea for help dated April 2, 1357 ... from their own professor. He's been blasted back in time to the 14th century. To rescue him, they must travel back and survive one of the most violent battles in world history--and make it back to the 21st century alive
The fifth estate by Bill Condon( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg team up to become underground watchdogs of the very powerful. They create a platform that allows whistleblowers to anonymously leak covert data. But when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest trove of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history, they battle each other and a defining question of our time: what are the costs of keeping secrets in a free society, and what are the costs of exposing them?
Dinotopia by Marco Brambilla( Visual )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a small plane flown by Frank Scott crashes into the Caribbean, only his 2 teenage sons, Karl and David, make it to shore, only to find themselves castaways on Dinotopia -- a fantastic lost continent where humans and dinosaurs peacefully coexist. The boys soon learn that they are the keys to Dinotopia's survival and must journey to a dark and foridden territory in a last attempt to save their new home
Legend( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the rise and fall of London's most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. It is a classic crime thriller taking viewers into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins
Macbeth by Justin Kurzel( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,037 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
Mad Max by George Miller( Visual )

76 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming, eloquent, and vicious drifter on the lam in London rejects those who would care for him and hurls himself into a nocturnal odyssey through the city, colliding with a succession of desperate and dispossessed people and scorching everyone in his path
Anomalisa( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Stone, husband, father and noted author, travels to Cincinnati to speak at a customer service conference. But once he is separated from the routine of his daily life, a chance encounter helps him to realize just what, and whom, he has been missing
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The new world
Alternative Names
David Thewlis acteur britannique

David Thewlis aktor brytyjski

David Thewlis attore britannico

David Thewlis britischer Schauspieler

David Thewlis britisk skodespelar

David Thewlis britisk skuespiller

David Thewlis Brits acteur

David Thewlis brittisk skådespelare

Dejvid Tjulis

Thewlis, David.

Wheeler, David 1963-

Давид Тьюліс

Дейвид Тюлис

Дејвид Тјулис

Дэвид Тьюлис

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דייוויד ת'יוליס

دیوید تیولیس بازیگر بریتانیایی

데이비드 슐리스



Seven years in TibetDragonheart 2 legendary talesTimelineMad Max