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Ackland, Joss 1928-

Overview
Works: 405 works in 995 publications in 3 languages and 22,940 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Sports films  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, vac, Narrator, Author, Other, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Joss Ackland
 
Most widely held works by Joss Ackland
The Mighty Ducks by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 1,524 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 Louis Nowra( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,465 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 )

49 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about a proud Roman general who conquers the Volscians, leads them against Rome in revenge for his banishment, and is killed by the Volscian general when Coriolanus is persuaded to spare the city
Lethal weapon 2 by Richard Donner( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,103 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
D3 : the Mighty Ducks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,058 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
Flawless by Michael Radford( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 729 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
A kid in King Arthur's court by Michael Gottlieb( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 725 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
The screwtape letters by C. S Lewis( Recording )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 605 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
Richard Adams's Watership down( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 576 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 )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 485 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."
Bill & Ted's bogus journey( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 482 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
The princess and the goblin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 478 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 and all his people
Hogfather by Vadim Jean( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined 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
The little prince by Richard Kiley( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 466 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 464 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 )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 459 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 )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 452 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
Watership down by Richard Adams( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 423 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 goup 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
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 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
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The house in the woods: According to local legend, Winyard is haunted, and it lives up to its reputation when a young couple dies on the property in a grisly fashion. Dead letters: As Midsomer Barton celebrates Oak Apple Week, the mother of a former festival queen drowns herself. But is it really suicide? Vixen's run: At a family gathering, thrice-married baronet Freddy Butler keels over dead, leaving an estate worth killing for. Down among the dead men: The shotgun slaying of accountant Martin Barrett leads Barnaby and Jones on a trail of blackmail
 
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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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Τζος Άκλαντ

Джос Акланд

Экленд, Джосс

Ջոս Էքլենդ

ג'וס אקלנד שחקן אנגלי

جاس آکلند

جوس اكلاند ممثل بريطاني

조스 애클랜드

ジョス・アクランド

喬思·艾克蘭

Languages
English (242)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (1)