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Gleeson, Brendan

Overview
Works: 255 works in 1,667 publications in 9 languages and 68,800 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Historical films  History  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, vac, Author, Narrator, Contributor, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brendan Gleeson
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

59 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,268 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. 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 goblet of fire by Mike Newell( Visual )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 3,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry must overcome a deadly dragon, fierce water demons and an enchanted maze only to find himself in the cruel grasp of He Who Must Not Be Named
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by David Yates( Visual )

49 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the journey of the series' protagonist Harry Potter as he attempts to bring an end to his archenemy, Lord Voldemort
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

48 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,890 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
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

43 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 2,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured in to the New York neighborhood 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
Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 2,309 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 2019 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,122 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 by Ron Howard( Visual )

37 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,024 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
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Korean and English and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott( Visual )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando Bloom stars as Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, who, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight
A.I. Artificial intelligence by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the middle of the 21st century. Extremely sophisticated robots do everything from nannying to prostitution, supplying the illusion of feeling, but true emotion has eluded the android builders. Until Professor Hobby builds David, a robot boy who can really love. In the same manner that some people substitute pets for more demanding human relationships, the Swinton's try to fill the void left by the illness (and subsequent cryogenic animation) of their young son, with David. Unlike a pet, however, David requires more than taking without giving, and his plight illustrates the dangers inherent when dog-substitutes demand giving in return
Green zone by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

44 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,823 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
Assassin's creed by Justin Kurzel( Visual )

35 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,808 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 Tomm Moore( Visual )

33 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and French and held by 1,715 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
Safe house by Daniel Espinosa( Visual )

21 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,713 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
The Smurfs 2 by Peyo( Visual )

33 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,693 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
Mission Impossible II by John Woo( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 1,611 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
28 days later by Danny Boyle( Visual )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,572 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
The secret of Kells by Tomm Moore( Visual )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,553 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?
In Bruges by Martin McDonagh( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hit men Ray and Ken have been ordered to cool their heels in the storybook city of Bruges (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
 
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Alternative Names
BRENDA GLEESON

Brendan Gleeson

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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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