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Gleeson, Brendan

Overview
Works: 151 works in 1,234 publications in 8 languages and 62,744 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Historical films  History  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, vac, Narrator, Other, Instrumentalist, Contributor, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Brendan Gleeson
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

44 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1193 B.C., Prince Paris, the son of the King of Troy falls in love with Helen, the wife of the king of Sparta, and convinces her to follow him away from her husband, Menelaus. The result is an epic war in which the Greeks sail to Troy and lay siege. Achilles, the greatest warrior in all the world, is called in to fight against Troy and give Greece the upper hand. Hector, the eldest son of Priam, King of Troy, and the greatest Trojan warrior, embodies the hopes of the people of his city
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by David Yates( Visual )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wounded soldier is trying to return home after the Civil War to the woman he left behind. She has learned to survive and has found strength in an uncultured woman who came to help at their family farm. All will learn about hope, longing, and faith
Artificial intelligence : A.I. by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

44 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions of a future full of astonishing android technology. David, an advanced android, embarks on an extraordinary adventure to discover the secret of his own identity. Believing in the story of Pinocchio, David dreams of becoming a real boy
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

36 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After years of incarceration, Irish immigrant Amsterdam Vallon (DiCaprio) returns to lower Manhattan's lawless, corrupt Five Points section seeking revenge against the rival gang leader (Day-Lewis) who killed his father. But before long, Amsterdam's personal vendetta becomes part of an erupting wave of full-blown gang warfare."--Container
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by David Yates( Visual )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When few believe that Lord Voldemort has returned, Harry must secretly train his friends for the wizarding war ahead
Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 2,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but something palpably of this century. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her, Beowulf returns to the castle and becomes king. Years pass, and all seems well. Is the age of demons finally over? Before he dies, however, Beowulf must face his past weakness and expiate his sins--if his kingdom is to survive
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

37 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life
In the heart of the sea( Visual )

30 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. But that told only half the story. This story reveals the encounter's harrowing aftermath, as the ship's surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive
Edge of tomorrow by Tom Cruise( Visual )

40 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a near future, an alien race has hit the Earth in an unbeatable assault. Major William Cage has never seen a day of combat, but is dropped into a suicide mission and killed within minutes. Cage now finds himself thrown into a time loop, forcing him to live out the same day over and over, fighting and dying each time. With each 'life,' Cage learns more fighting skills, so that when he and warrior Rita Vrataski take the fight to the aliens, they are one step closer to defeating the enemy
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight
Mission, impossible II by John Woo( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

IMF agent Ethan Hunt partners up with Nyah Hall to stop renegade agent Sean Ambrose from releasing a new kind of terror on an unsuspecting world. But before the mission is complete, they'll traverse the globe and have to choose between everything they love and everything they believe in
The Smurfs 2 by Peyo( Visual )

31 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, and only a secret spell that Smurfette knows can turn the Naughties into real Smurfs, Gargamel kidnaps Smurfette and brings her to Paris. It's up to Papa, Clumsy, Grouchy, and Vanity to return to our world, reunite with their human friends Patrick and Grace Winslow, and rescue her
Green zone by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

40 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Iraq war, U.S. Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller leads Mobile Exploitation Team-Delta (MET-D) on a fruitless search of suspected WMD sites. When he wonders out loud why the intelligence is all wrong, he's told not rock the boat. Soon Miller, working with a local Iraqi informant named Freddy, is going after a Ba'athist general named Al-Rawi. CIA agent Martin Brown and journalist Lawrie Dayne share Miller's doubts; each have some pieces to the puzzle. They try to help Miller out, but Department of Defense official Clark Poundstone treats the WMD problem like a PR kerfuffle. When a Delta Force squad is dispatched to intimidate him and shut his team down, Miller's questioning mutates into a quest: to learn the identity and motives of "Magellan," the highly protected source of this faulty information
Safe house by Daniel Espinosa( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tobin Frost ..., one of the CIA's most dangerous traitors, resurfaces in South Africa after eluding capture for almost a decade. During Frost's interrogation, the safe house where he is being held in is attacked by brutal mercenaries forcing rookie agent Matt Weston ... to take the infamous Frost on the run. As the masterful manipulator toys with his reluctant protégé, shaking the young operative's morality and idealism, the unlikely allies must fight to stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead"--Container
Song of the sea by Brendan Gleeson( Visual )

26 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Saoirse and Ben's mother mysteriously disappears into the ocean, the two children go on an epic journey to find out the truth about her, and in the process, discover mystical secrets about both their mother and Saoirse herself. The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land
The secret of Kells by Tomm Moore( Visual )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest where mythical creatures hide. It is here that he meets the fairy Aisling, a mysterious young wolf-girl, who helps him along the way. But with the barbarians closing in, will Brendan's determination and artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against evil?
28 days later by Danny Boyle( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An infirmary patient wakes up from a coma to an empty room ... in a vacant hospital ... in a deserted city. A powerful virus, which locks victims into a permanent state of murderous rage, has transformed the world around him into a seemingly desolate wasteland. Now a handful of survivors must fight to stay alive, unaware that the worst is yet to come
In Bruges by Martin McDonagh( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hit men Ray (Farrell) and Ken (Brendan Gleeson, Harry Potter) have been ordered to cool their heels in the storybook city of Bruges (it's in Belgium) after finishing a big job. But since hit men make the worst tourists, they soon find themselves in a life-and-death struggle of comic proportions against one very angry crime boss (Fiennes)."--Container
Assassin's creed by Justin Kurzel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day
 
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Alternative Names
BRENDA GLEESON

Brendan Gleeson acteur irlandais

Brendan Gleeson acteur uit Ierland

Brendan Gleeson actor irlandés

Brendan Gleeson actor irlandez

Brendan Gleeson aktor irlandzki

Brendan Gleeson attore irlandese

Brendan Gleeson ír karakterszínész

Brendan Gleeson irischer Schauspieler

Brendan Gleeson Irish actor

Brendan Gleeson irlanda aktoro

Brendan Gleeson irländsk skådespelare

Brendan Gleeson irsk skodespelar

Brendan Gleeson irsk skuespiller

Brendan Gleeson irský herec

Brendan Glison

Brendans Glīsons

Μπρένταν Γκλίσον

Брендан Глийсън

Брендан Глисон

Брендан Глісон

Брендан Глісон ірландський актор, сценарист, продюсер

Брэндан Глисон

Բրենդան Գլիսոն

ברנדן גליסון

ברנדן גליסון שחקן אירי

برندان غليسون

برندان غليسون ممثل أيرلندي

برندن گلیسون بازیگر ایرلندی

பிரெண்டன் கிலீசன்

ბრენდან გლისონი

브렌던 글리슨

ブレンダン・グリーソン

布蘭頓·葛利森

布蘭頓·葛利森 爱尔兰演员

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