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Gleeson, Brendan

Overview
Works: 188 works in 1,531 publications in 8 languages and 68,105 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Historical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  History  War films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, vac, Author, Narrator, Other, Contributor, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brendan Gleeson
Harry Potter and the goblet of fire by Mike Newell( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 3,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry must overcome a dealy dragon, fierce water demons and an enchanted maze only to find himself in the cruel grasp of He Who Must Not Be Named
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

49 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age. Two emerging nations clash after Paris, a Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnon to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power and sets off for Troy with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans. In order to succeed, Achilles must battle Hector, the older brother of Paris and a Prince of Troy
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by David Yates( Visual )

43 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,974 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 )

44 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters
Artificial intelligence : A.I. by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

48 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,679 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 )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and French and held by 2,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New Yorkneighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits, "organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by David Yates( Visual )

43 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,549 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 )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 2,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf. After destroying the overpowering demon Grendel, he incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother, who will use any means possible to ensure revenge. The ensuing epic battle resonate throughout the ages
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

40 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,071 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 )

37 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,019 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 )

42 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mr. Liman brings Mr. Cruise's smile out of semiretirement and also gives him the kind of physical challenges at which he so brilliantly excels."--New York Times
Mission, impossible II by John Woo( Visual )

31 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethan Hunt is back and is partnering up with the beautiful 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. Special features include commentary, interviews, featurettes, music video, and more
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott( Visual )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,858 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
Green zone by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

48 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,835 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
The Smurfs 2 by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

36 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,800 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
Safe house by Daniel Espinosa( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,717 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
Assassin's creed by Justin Kurzel( Visual )

31 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,702 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
Song of the sea by Brendan Gleeson( Visual )

28 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and French and held by 1,684 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
Paddington( Visual )

30 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's hundredth birthday, Paddington sees a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief
In Bruges by Martin McDonagh( Visual )

39 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray and Ken, two foul-mouthed Irish hit men, are hiding out in Bruges, Belgium. For Ray, Bruges is a place where you can spend a year in a weekend, while Ken finds the ancient town calming and contemplative. Ken and Ray work for Harry, a crime lord who eventually materializes in Bruges, and ends up proving that even professional hitmen have their feelings. A loopy, violent fable that is part thriller, part spoof, with a dash of dark comedy, leavened with intellectual conceits and religious allegory--but in no way is "In Bruges" long, boring, or slow
 
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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 Iirimaa näitleja

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

برینڈن گلیسن

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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