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Ackland, Joss 1928-

Works: 362 works in 948 publications in 3 languages and 23,033 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Sports films  Television adaptations  Animated films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, vac, Narrator, Singer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Joss Ackland
Most widely held works by Joss Ackland
The Mighty Ducks by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slapped with a community service assignment, a tough trial lawyer must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win
K-19 : the widowmaker by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Vostrikov, a Russian naval officer has being given command of the Soviet Union's first nuclear submarine, K-19, at the height of the Cold War in 1961. The vessel's executive officer Captain Polenin asserts that the flagship is not yet ready for deployment. But, political pressure forces Vostrikov to sail his crew into the North Atlantic anyway, for a missile fire test that serves as a warning to the U.S. The test is a success, but a leak in the K-19's cooling system soon threatens the nuclear payload
The tragedy of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

51 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of Shakespeare's tragedies, in which Coriolanus, a strong and cruel soldier, brings about his own downfall through the flaws in his character
Lethal weapon 2 by Richard Donner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riggs and Murtaugh must guard a free-wheeling witness in a comedy of car chases, gun battles, under-water escapes, even the destruction of a chic hillside house
D3 : the Mighty Ducks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Ducks win scholarships to a snooty private school, Coach Bombay announces that he's moving on to greener pastures with the Goodwill Games. Shortly after the team arrive at Eden Hall Academy, they inherit a new coach who turns out to be their worst nightmare. Then with their scholarships on the line, they face their toughest rival, the 10-time championship varsity team
Richard Adams's Watership down by Richard Adams( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nestled among the rolling hills and peaceful meadows of England lives a community of rabbits. When their warren is threatened, a small group of brave rabbits escapes into the unknown countryside seeking a new home. Led by the visionary Fiver, they face huge challenges and use strength and cunning to survive, while gaining new allies, battling new enemies and always pursuing their dream."--Container
Shadowlands( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, this film is about the agonizing spiritual crisis of C.S. Lewis when his wife died from cancer. The love, grief, pain, and sorrow were so shattering to Lewis that his basic Christian beliefs, magnificently communicated in his many books, were now called into serious doubt. But he picked up the pieces and moved out of the depressing "shadowlands," realizing that "real life has not even begun yet."
A kid in King Arthur's court by Michael Gottlieb( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To 14-year-old little leaguer Calvin Fuller, life is like one big strikeout when he lets his team down. Then an earthquake sends him through a magical time rift, and he finds himself in King Arthur's court. But all is not well with the realm. An aged King Arthur is in danger of losing control to the evil Lord Belasco, and now it's up to Calvin to save the kingdom. But before he can find a way to vanquish Belasco, he must first find a way to conquer his own fears."--Container
Flawless by Michael Radford( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An executive at the London Diamond Corporation is frustrated after years of watching promotions go to only the men in the company. So with the help of a janitor, she tries to steal a hefty sum of diamonds
The screwtape letters by C. S Lewis( Recording )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence of the worldly-wise old devil to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing damnation of an ordinary young man
Hogfather by En Ji( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the holiday of Hogswatch in the parallel universe of Discworld, the night when kids anticipate presents from the beloved Hogfather. But someone--or something-- wants the Hogfather out of the way. Now it's up to the most unlikely of heroes to get the holiday back on track before humanity loses all hope
Bill & Ted's bogus journey( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE, the dimwitted duo travel to Heaven, Hell and points in between as they meet (among others) Albert Einstein, the Easter Bunny and the Grim Reaper
The little prince by Richard Kiley( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French pilot crashes his airplane in the middle of the Sahara Desert and comes upon a young prince from another planet. The little prince tells the pilot that he is inspecting the universe and stays in the desert long enough to convey to the pilot his impression of the earth and stories of other planets he has visited
How about you by Anthony Byrne( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie is a free-spirited and headstrong young woman. She is left in charge of a residential home over the Christmas holidays. Her youth and inexperience bring her into conflict with the four grumpy residents. See how the hilarious antics of this uncivilized group, an unlikely romance, and the gradual solidarity that develops between the residents and Ellie unfold
Hidden in silence( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Catholic teenager Stefania Podgórska, who, with her younger sister Helena, hid 13 Jews in the attic of their home in Przemyśl, Poland, during WWII
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world knew Pablo Picasso's passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children, Francoise Gilot
John LeCarré's A murder of quality( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley goes to the aid of his former colleague, Ailsa Brimley after she receives a letter from a woman predicting her own murder and naming her husband as the killer. After the woman is found dead, they uncover secret societies, sexual abuse, and a mysterious boy
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past."--Container
A little night music : original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

18 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Zeta-Jones makes her long-awaited Broadway debut in an intimate version of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical. Joining her in this production is stage and screen icon Angela Lansbury
Shroud for a nightingale by P. D James( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Dalgliesh visits John Carpenter Hospital to interview an arms dealer, but while he is there, a nurse dies a horrible and violent death during a teaching demonstration
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Alternative Names
Ackland, Jocelyn.

Ackland, Jocelyn 1928-

Ackland, Sidney Edmond Jocelyn

Ackland, Sidney Edmond Jocelyn 1928-

Joss Ackland

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English (269)

German (2)

Chinese (1)