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Gleeson, Brendan

Works: 98 works in 888 publications in 8 languages and 54,201 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Historical films  Spy films  Fantasy films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Contributor, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Brendan Gleeson
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,041 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
Gangs of New York by Cameron Diaz( Visual )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just prior the the Civil War and after years in prison, Irish immigrant Amsterdam Vallon returns to lower Manhattan's lawless, corrupt Five Points section seeking revenge against the rival gang leader who killed his father. But before long, Amsterdam's personal vendetta becomes part of an erupting wave of full-blown gang warfare
Mission: Impossible : Ghost Protocol by Brad Bird( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

IMF agents partner up with a thief to stop a renegade agent from releasing a new kind of terror on an unsuspecting world
Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,318 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
Edge of tomorrow by Tom Cruise( Visual )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An alien race, undefeatable by any existing military unit, has launched a relentless attack on Earth, and Major William Cage ... finds himself dropped into a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage is thrown into a time loop, forced to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again and again"--Container
28 days later by Danny Boyle( Visual )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,791 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
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,790 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 )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,764 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 by Hank Azaria( Visual )

25 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,726 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 François Ozon( Visual )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,664 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
In Bruges by Martin McDonagh( Visual )

53 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,598 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
In the heart of the sea( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,552 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
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angleterre, 1912. Des femmes de toutes conditions se battent pour obtenir le droit de vote. Réalisant que les manifestations pacifiques ne mènent à rien, le mouvement commence à se radicaliser. Maud, une jeune ouvrière travaillant dans une blanchisserie, s'engage auprès de celles que l'on appelle les suffragettes. Dans ce combat pour l'égalité, elle est prête à tout risquer : son travail, sa famille, et même sa vie... (d'après jaquette)
The pirates! band of misfits by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot,' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for
Song of the sea by Tomm Moore( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saoirse and her brother Ben encounter a host of ancient and mythical characters on their journey to preserve the spirit world, awaken Saoirse's own magical powers, and discover secrets of their family's past
The secret of Kells by Tomm Moore( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote medieval outpost of Ireland, young Brendan embarks on a new life of adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying a 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
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Alternative Names

Brendan Gleeson acteur irlandais

Brendan Gleeson acteur uit Ierland

Brendan Gleeson aktor irlandzki

Brendan Gleeson attore irlandese

Brendan Gleeson ír karakterszínész

Brendan Gleeson irischer Schauspieler

Brendan GLEESON irlanda aktoro

Brendan Gleeson irländsk skådespelare

Brendan Gleeson irsk skodespelar

Brendan Gleeson irsk skuespiller

Brendan Gleeson irský herec

Brendan Glison

Brendans Glīsons

Брендан Глийсън

Брендан Глисон

Брендан Глісон

Брэндан Глисон

Բրենդան Գլիսոն

ברנדן גליסון

برندان غليسون

برندن گلیسون بازیگر ایرلندی

பிரெண்டன் கிலீசன்

ბრენდან გლისონი

브렌던 글리슨



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