Most widely held works by Liam Cunningham
A little princess ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
Sara Crewe, the pampered daughter of an Army officer, is left in a strict boarding school when her father goes off to war. When he is reported dead, her world is turned upside down and she is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken.
Clash of the titans ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
When Hades, the god of the underworld, takes his family, Perseus embarks on a mission to defeat him before he can seize ultimate power and unleash hell on earth.
The mummy. Tomb of the Dragon Emperor ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
Alex O'Connell sets out to find the tomb of the evil Emperor Han. When he finds it Alex is tricked into awakening the ruler from eternal slumber, and the reckless young archaeologist must seek the help of the only people who know more than he does about taking down the undead: his parents. This time, the O'Connells must stop a mummy that has awoken from a 2,000-year-old curse who threatens to plunge the world into his merciless, unending service. As the monarch roars back to life, the O'Connell's find his quest for world domination has only intensified over the millennia.
The wind that shakes the barley ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
Ireland, 1920. Damien O'Donovan is leaving for London for an internship, until the dreaded Black and Tans attack his hurling mates, killing one for not speaking English. Thus sidetracked by the Irish War for Independence, Damien is convinced by his brother Teddy to throw his lot in with the IRA. Damien is a purist, an idealist, and therefore marked for a tragic destiny, while Teddy is a fatefully pragmatic politician. These differences between the brothers propel the film through its terrible final act, as the signing of Anglo-Irish Treaty establishes the Irish Free State, splits the Republican movement, and unleashes the Irish Civil War.
Harry Brown ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Harry Brown lives in a world that has been taken over by drug dealers and gangsters. A world where killing is a way of life, and the police have lost all control. But when his only companion and best friend is senselessly murdered just feet from his own apartment, Harry takes matters into his own hands. Utilizing the skills he learned while fighting the IRA, Harry takes on these hooligans as he doles out his own form of justice.
Hunger ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 626 libraries worldwide
In Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1981, 27-year-old Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands went on a hunger strike to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners. A transcendent depiction of what a human being is willing to endure in order to be heard.
Shooting the past ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
A photographic collection holding extraordinary stories from the past must be sold or destroyed so a renovation of the building may be carried out by an American developer. An eccentric group of employees sets out to save the collection.
Stranded ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
The shipwrecked Robinson family finds new life on a deserted island far from civilization.
The wind that shakes the barley ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and German and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Set in 1920's Ireland, two brothers join guerrilla squads fighting British soldiers for Ireland's independence.
RKO 281 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Coming to Hollywood as a celebrated boy genius featuring a spectacular career arc in New York including his "War of the Worlds" radio hoax, Orson Welles is stymied on the subject for his first film. After a dinner party at Hearst Castle, during which he has a verbal altercation with Hearst, Welles decides to do a movie about Hearst. It takes him some time to convince co-writer Herman Mankiewicz and the studio, but Welles eventually gets the script and the green light, keeping the subject very hush-hush with the press. When a rough cut is screened, Hearst gets wind of the movie's theme and begins a campaign to see that it is not only never publicly screened, but destroyed.
The escapist ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Frank Perry is a tough lifer determined to bust out of a London penitentiary to see his terminally ill daughter before she dies. But first he'll have to assemble a hardcore crew, battle the brutal prison kingpin, and pull off one of the most daring and suspenseful escapes in movie history.
Blood the last vampire ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Saya, who is half vampire and half human, uses her samurai skills to rid the world of vampires. When she is sent to an American military base in Tokyo by the organization she works for, she believes she may finally have the chance to destroy Onigen, the most evil vampire of all. Her friendship with the General's young daughter may give her the power she has needed all along - her ability for human connection.
A love divided ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Based on a true incident in County Wexford, Ireland, this film tells how one family's problem in dealing with a religious decision swept up first a town, and then a country. Sean and Sheila Cloney (played by Liam Cunningham and Orla Brady) are Catholic and Protestant. In order to marry in the Catholic church in Ireland, Sheila signs the required Ne Temere pledge that she will raise any children from the marriage as Catholics. She honors this pledge for a long time as her little girls part to go to Mass with their father on Sundays while she goes to services with her father and sister. However, she draws the line when the local parish priest, Father Stafford (Tony Doyle), insists on her oldest daughter goint to the Catholic school without any regard for the idea that the parents have the right to make this dicision.
Falling for a dancer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
A young woman's world suddenly turns tragic when, pregnant after a brief affair, her family forces her to marry a violent, drunken widower and banishes her to remote County Kerry.
Dog soldiers ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 199 libraries worldwide
A band of soldiers is on a war games expedition deep in the Scottish woods, but something deadly is waiting for them in the darkness. It becomes an army of werewolves vs. an army of men and only one will survive to tell the tale.
Stephen Poliakoff's Shooting the past ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
A London mansion housing a huge library of rare old photos gets a new owner who is bent on chucking the pictures and remaking the house as a business college. The library's manager is determined to save the collection at all costs.
A little princess ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Sara Crewe is the pampered daughter of an Army officer from India who is left in a strict boarding school when her father goes off to war. When he is reported dead, her world is turned upside down and she is made a servant at the school.
War of the buttons ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Kids will be kids; but sometimes they, in their own fanciful ways, will be adults. This charming film is a look at a child's view of adulthood. It is set in Ireland.
First knight ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Lancelot is both a fighter and a lover. While traipsing aimlessly through England winning senseless battles, he finds himself saving the beautiful soon-to-be Queen of Camelot, Guinevere, from a kidnapping and is permanently smitten. When fate brings Lancelot to Camelot, he once again falls under Guinevere's spell and also finds a true ally in King Arthur. Once Lancelot is ultimately made a knight of the round table by Arthur, the plot thickens when a tender moment shared between Guinevere and Lancelot threatens to destroy Camelot entirely.
The tournament ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
In an unsuspecting town every seven years, a competition takes place between 30 international killers, and the prize is 10 million dollars and the chance to be the last man alive.
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