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McKellen, Ian

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The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

173 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 12,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fellowship has been broken. Boromir is dead; Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee have gone to Mordor alone to destroy the One Ring; Merry and Pippin have been captured by the Uruk-hai; Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli have made friends of the Rohan, a race of humans that are in the path of the upcoming war, led by its aging king, Theoden. The two towers between Mordor and Isengard, Barad-dur and Orthanc, have united in their lust for destruction. The corrupt wizard Saruman and his slimy assistant, Grima Wormtongue, have created a grand Uruk-hai army bent on the destruction of Man. The rebellion against Sauron is building up, led by the wizard Gandalf the White. One of the Ring's original bearers, the creature Gollum has tracked Frodo and Sam down in search of his "precious", but is captured by the Hobbits and used to lead them to Mt. Doom. The War of the Ring begins
X-Men by Stan Lee( Visual )

154 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war is brewing between those with special powers ("mutants") and the rest of humanity -- and the only ones who can save the humans from certain destruction are a special group of mutants - the "X-Men." (Based on the comic series)
The hobbit by Peter Jackson( Visual )

114 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins continues on in his journey with the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim their lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor
The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard( Visual )

61 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, and out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England
The hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Jiakexun( Visual )

67 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo's frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice
The golden compass by Chris Weitz( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a parallel world where witches soar the skies and Ice Bears rule the frozen North, one special girl is destined to hold the fate of the universe in her hands. When Lyra Belacqua becomes the keeper of the Golden Compass, she discovers that her world and all those beyond are threatened by the secret plans of Mrs. Coulter. With the help of Lord Asriel and a group of unlikely allies ready to stand at her side, Lyra embarks on an extraordinary quest that celebrates friendship and courage against all odds
The hobbit an unexpected journey by Peter Jackson( Visual )

62 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One Ring.'
X-Men, days of future past by Bryan Singer( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The X-Men of the future are waging a losing battle against the Sentinels, superpowered robots created by humanity to exterminate mutantkind. Wolverine is sent backwards in time to 1973 to enlist the younger versions of Professor Xavier and Magneto to prevent the event leading to the Sentinels' creation, and thus change the future for the better
Stardust by Nicolas Provost( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony wall that sets between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power
Flushed away by David Bowers( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust "society mouse" who lives the life of a pampered pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes out of the sink, he decides he had hit the jackpot. Roddy schemes to rid himself of Sid by luring him into the "whirlpool." Sid may be an ignorant slob, but he's no fool, but it is Roddy who winds up being flushed away into the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. There Roddy meets Rita, an enterprising scavenger who works the sewers in the Jammy Dodger, her faithful boat. Roddy immediately wants out, or rather, up. Trouble comes in the form of the villainous Toad - who royally despises all rodents. The Toad dispatches his two hapless hench-rats, Spike and Whitey, to get the job done. When they fail, the Toad has no choice but to send to France for his cousin, Le Frog, the dreaded mercenary
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

51 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy of a Scots nobleman driven to regicide by an ambitious wife and his own lust for power
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

92 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself. Updated version of Shakespeare's tale
X2 : X-men united by Bryan Singer( Visual )

89 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
Mr. Holmes by Bill Condon( Visual )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete 4-part classic BBC adaptation of Dickens' "David Copperfield."
Gods and Monsters by Bill Condon( Visual )

70 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge, they uncover a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently orphaned, Flora ignores the sage advise of Mrs. Smiley and moves to the country to live on a decrepit farm with her eccentric relatives, where she finds ample material for the novel she wishes to write
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twisted suspenseful romance set during the French Revolution. While men, women, and children fall under the merciless blade of the guillotine, one foppish gentleman, alias the Scarlet Pimpernel, bravely rescues aristocrats from the jaws of death. In the midst of his rescue, he meets and falls passinately in love with Marguerite, France's most celebrated actress
 
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Ian McKellen acteur britannique

Ian McKellen actor británico

Ian McKellen aktor brytyjski

Ian McKellen ator britânico

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Ian McKellen britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler

Ian McKellen British actor

Ian McKellen britisk skodespelar

Ian McKellen britisk skuespiller

Ian McKellen Brits acteur

Ian McKellen brittisk skådespelare

Ians Makellens

Ijan Makelen

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McKellan, Ian

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McKellen, Ian Murphy 1939-

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Ен Маккелен Брытанскі кінаактор

Иън Маккелън

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Ијан Макелен

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The Da Vinci CodeFlushed awayA performance of MacbethDavid CopperfieldGods and MonstersKing LearCold Comfort Farm