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Ackland, Joss 1928-

Overview
Works: 295 works in 755 publications in 5 languages and 21,950 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Police films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, vac, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joss Ackland
 
Most widely held works by Joss Ackland
K-19 the widowmaker by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. 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 Mighty Ducks by Stephen Herek( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,434 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
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been two years since we last caught up with the battle-hardened pair of Murtaugh (Danny Glover) and Riggs (Mel Gibson). Murtaugh is still the family man. Riggs is still the reckless man without a family, but now he counts the odds before plunging into a seemingly impossible situation. He cracks more jokes, too
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,069 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
D3 the Mighty Ducks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone's favorite peewee hockey team returns to the ice for more slapshot action and slapstick laughter
Richard Adams's Watership down( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 909 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 )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 846 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 2006 in English and held by 794 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 )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Quinn is an executive at the London Diamond Corporation who finds herself routinely stifled on the corporate ladder. Hobbs is an equally overlooked nighttime janitor with an intimate knowledge of the security system. Hobbs has a score to settle with the Corporation. Sensing Laura's frustration, Hobbs convinces her to help him pull off an ingenious heist
The screwtape letters by C. S Lewis( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 592 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
The princess and the goblin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a peaceful kingdom is menaced by an army of monstrous goblins, a brave and beautiful princess joins forces with a resourceful peasant boy to rescue the noble king
The little prince by Richard Kiley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 489 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 )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 474 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
Hogfather by En Ji( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 470 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 )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the evil De Nomolos dispatches robots to kill Bill & Ted, not only is the future of the universe at stake, but there's no way they can win the battle of the bands. Luckily, when they knock on death's door, he answers, becoming their faithful servant in a whacked-out journey through Heaven, Hell and San Dimas, California. Bill & Ted meet Martians, marry their historical girlfriends, & even learn how to play the guitar
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the ledgendary artist Pable Picasso. The world knew his 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, Claude and Paloma
John LeCarré's A murder of quality( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 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
A little night music original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 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
Hidden in silence( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 393 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
Shroud for a nightingale by P. D. (Phyllis Dorothy), 1920- James( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 389 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 acteur britannique

Joss Ackland Angol színész

Joss Ackland attore inglese

Joss Ackland britischer Schauspieler

Joss Ackland Brits acteur

Joss Ackland brytyjski aktor

Джос Акланд

Экленд, Джосс

جاس آکلند

조스 애클랜드

ジョス・アクランド

Languages
English (199)

German (7)

French (4)

Spanish (4)

Chinese (1)

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Lethal weaponShadowlandsA kid in King Arthur's courtThe screwtape lettersThe little princeShroud for a nightingale