WorldCat Identities

Bale, Christian 1974-

Overview
Works: 294 works in 1,885 publications in 9 languages and 66,247 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Historical films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Crime films  Video recordings for the hearing impaired 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Contributor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christian Bale
The Dark Knight by Christian Bale( Visual )

93 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague Gotham City's streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham City as The Joker, who pushes the city to the brink of anarchy and Batman to the brink of crossing the line between hero and vigilante
Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

96 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

65 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his tarnished reputation after taking the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman intervenes to assist Gotham in its struggle against the villain Bane
The Big Short by Adam McKay( Visual )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 2,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a 'house of cards' sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jarred Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charles Gellar and James Shipley, small-time players who hit it big
The Prestige by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

45 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla
Howl's moving castle by Christian Bale( Visual )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Empire of the sun by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

49 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him
Terminator salvation by McG( Visual )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future Connor was raised to believe in is altered in part by the appearance of Marcus Wright, a stranger whose last memory is of being on death row. Connor must decide whether Marcus has been sent from the future, or rescued from the past. As Skynet prepares its final onslaught, Connor and Marcus both embark on an odyssey that takes them into the heart of Skynets operations, where they uncover the terrible secret behind the possible annihilation of mankind
Exodus : gods and kings( Visual )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues
I'm not there by Todd Haynes( Visual )

72 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six characters recreate different stages in Bob Dylan's career, from Greenwich Village folk singer to electric guitar trailblazer to born-again preacher
American psycho by Bret Easton Ellis( Visual )

85 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, handsome man with a Harvard education and success on Wall Street has terrible urges that take him in pursuit of women, greed, and murder
3:10 to Yuma by Delmer Daves( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arizona in the late 1800s. Infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the train that will take the killer to trial. On the trail, Evans and Wade, each from very different worlds, begin to earn each other's respect. But with Wade's outfit on their trail, and dangers at every turn, the mission soon becomes a violent, impossible journey toward each man's destiny
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Dark Knight
Alternative Names
Bale, Christian

Bale, Christian Charles Phillip 1974-

Bale, Christian Morgan 1974-

CHRISTIAN BALE

Christian Bale acteur britannique

Christian Bale actor galés

Christian Bale attore britannico

Christian Bale britischer Schauspieler

Christian Bale Brits acteur

Christian Bale Britse akteur

Christian Bale Inglis actor

Christian Bale walijski aktor

Christianus Bale

Kelisidi'an Bei'er 1974-

Kristian Beyl

Kristians Beils

Κρίστιαν Μπέιλ Άγγλος ηθοποιός

Бэйл, Кристиан

Кристиан Бейл

Кристиан Бейл британский киноактёр

Кристиан Бэйл

Кристиан Бэйл Жүжигчин

Кристијан Бејл

Крисчън Бейл

Крістіан Бейл

Քրիստիան Բեյլ

כריסטיאן בייל

كريستيان بيل

کریستین بیل صداپیشه و بازیگر بریتانیایی

کریستین بەیڵ

क्रिस्टियन बेल

ক্রিশ্চিয়ান বেল

கிரிஸ்டியன் பேல்

ക്രിസ്റ്റ്യൻ ബെയ്ൽ ഇംഗ്ലീഷ് നടൻ

คริสเตียน เบล

კრისტიან ბეილი

크리스천 베일

クリスチャン・ベール

克里斯汀·貝爾

克裏斯蒂安‧貝爾 1974-

基斯頓比爾 英國演員

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Batman BeginsEmpire of the sunTerminator salvationAmerican psycho