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Postlethwaite, Pete

Works: 357 works in 1,513 publications in 12 languages and 39,044 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Crime films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Producer, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Pete Postlethwaite
Most widely held works by Pete Postlethwaite
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board a slave ship bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
The usual suspects by Bryan Singer( Visual )

93 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck hijacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
The lost world : Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

70 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in English and Hungarian and held by 2,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free but now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
Inception by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible--inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

35 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Portuguese and held by 2,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern adaptation of the classic love story, moved to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach
The Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doug MacRay is leader of a Boston bank robber gang but not cut from the same cloth as his fellow thieves. When Doug falls into a passionate romance with the bank manager briefly taken hostage in their last heist, he wants out of this life and out of the town. As the Feds close in and the crew questions his loyalty, he has one of two choices: betray his friends or lose the woman he loves. Special features include the extended cut
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz give electrifying performances in this gripping suspense-thriller. A diplomat on the hunt for his wife's murderer uncovers a treacherous conspiracy that will destory millions of innocent people - unless he can reveal its sinister roots. From the best selling spy novel by John le Carre comes this edge-of-your-seat story of murder, deception and revenge that critics are calling "a hair-raising thriller with an unforgettable finale" (Karen Durbin, Elle
James and the giant peach by Henry Selick( Visual )

36 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach! Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure. Includes deleted scenes, music video, and trailer
In the name of the father by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

79 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of one man's 15-year struggle and ultimate triumph over a terrible injustice. Gerry Conlon, a petty thief in 1970s London, who is forced to confess to a savage terrorist bombing that he did not commit. When he and his father are both sentenced to life imprisonment as one of the 'Guildford Four', he finds a fiercely dedicated lawyer, to help prove his innocence, clear his father's name and expose the truth behind one of the most shameful legal events in recent history
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Clash of the Titans, the ultimate struggle for power pits men against kings and kings against gods. But the war between the gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus an unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny."--Back of container
The shipping news by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
ÆonFlux by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

400 years in the future, after a virus kills off 99% of the world population, only one city on Earth remains. Ruled by the Goodchild dynasty, it is a perfect society of peace and prosperity - except that its citizens keep mysteriously disappearing. A secret agent/assassin/warrior has been given the mission to bring down the regime. But as she goes deeper into her mission, Aeon uncovers some shocking secrets that put the mission, not to mention her life, in danger
William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by Claire Danes( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern adaptation of the classic love story, moved to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach
Dark water by Walter Salles( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dahlia has started a new life. She is recently separated from her husband, has a new job and a new apartment, she's determined to put her estranged relationship behind her and devote herself to raising her daughter, Ceci. Then when her strained separation turns into a bitter custody battle, her situation takes a turn for the worse. Her new apartment seems to have a life of its own. Mysterious noises, persistent leaks of dark water, and strange happenings cause her imagination to run wild. This all leads Dahlia on a puzzling and mystifying pursuit to find out who is behind the endless mind games. She begins to frantically search for the links between the riddles and the dark water seems to close in around her
Animal farm by George Orwell( Visual )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this political fable, the animals of Manor Farm revolt against their human rulers to establish the democratic Animal Farm. But as the society evolves, leaders become rulers and totalitarianism is reestablished
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice slips down a rabbit hole into Wonderland, where she meets zany characters like the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter and has a series of strange, dream-like adventures
Brassed off! by Mark Herman( Visual )

83 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired miner leads the Grimley Colliery Band, the brass band that the town's miners play in after hours. His hope is to lead them to victory in a national brass band competition, even though they are worried by rumors the mine may close. They acquire a new musician when the granddaughter of a former bandsman comes back to town-- assigned to help determine whether to make the mine closing definite. A story about two old friends and ex-lovers whose surprise reunion turns their lives and the lives of everyone else in town hilariously upside down
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens' tale of greed and selfishness centers on Martin Chuzzlewit, a wealthy gentleman. With his great fortune at stake, and with Martin's disinherited grandson floundering in America, relatives increasingly desperate to inherit the riches close in on the vulnerable old man
The age of stupid by Franny Armstrong( Visual )

41 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete Postlethwaite (the only fictional character) stars as an archivist living alone in the devastated future world of 2055, who spends his days looking at old footage from the years leading up to 2015 when a cataclysmic climate change took place. As he sifts through the relics of our lost and misguided civilization, the archivist asks why Earth's inhabitants did nothing to reverse the effects of climate change while they still had the chance
DragonHeart by Rob Cohen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ago, when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, there lived a knight who would come face-to-face and heart-to-heart with the most remarkable creature that ever existed, the dragon
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The usual suspectsThe lost world : Jurassic ParkThe constant gardenerJames and the giant peachIn the name of the fatherClash of the titansWilliam Shakespeare's Romeo & JulietAnimal farm
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