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McKellen, Ian

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Most widely held works by Ian McKellen
Lord of the rings by Peter Jackson( Visual )

97 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 6,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fellowship divides to conquer, as Frodo and Sam, with the help and hindrance of Gollum, continue on their way to Mount Doom. Gandalf and Pippin ride to Minas Tirith to help defend Gondor, while Merry remains with Eowyn and the other Rohan fighters. Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli seek aid from those that live in the Cursed Mountains. All these battles have one ultimate goal in mind: to distract the Eye of Sauron and buy Frodo as much time as possible in order to destroy the One Ring
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

71 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 5,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

61 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn, and the brave members of the Fellowship as they continue their quest to destroy the Ring of Power. As darkness descends on Middle-earth, a strange creature named Gollum leads the heroes to the Black Gates of Mordor. The rest of Middle Earth prepares for a battle that will decide the fate of all
The hobbit an unexpected journey by Peter Jackson( Visual )

54 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,558 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.'
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 3,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) and cryptologist Sophie Neveu (Audrey Tautou) in their heart-racing quest to solve a bizarre murder mystery that will take them from France to England - and behind the veil of a mysterious ancient society, where they discover a secret protected since the time of Christ
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a shocking attack on the President, the X-men must stand united with their deadliest enemies to combat a menace that threatens every mutant on the planet, and possibly all of mankind
The golden compass by Chris Weitz( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization
X-Men by Bryan Singer( Visual )

86 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,734 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)
X-Men( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of their new recruits -- including Beast, Angel, Juggernaut, and Colossus -- the X-Men must face evolution itself in the form of their former teammate, Jean Grey. Possessed with the cosmic power of the Dark Phoenix, the resurrected Jean Grey has become a danger to herself, her mutant comrades, and the entire planet. A potential cure is discovered and processed to treat and ultimately eliminate the genetic mutations, once and for all. As the battle lines are drawn, the X-Men must contend with both Jean Grey's world-consuming powers, as well as the malevolent Brotherhood
Stardust by Claire Danes( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,992 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 )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,980 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 desides 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
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

39 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,887 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
Richard III by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

64 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,865 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
David Copperfield by Simon Curtis( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most autobiographical of Dickens' works, David Copperfield often echoes the writer's own life. It tells a moving story of David's journey from birth to maturity, a journey which inextricably links his life with some of Dickens' most colorful and extraordinary families
Gods and monsters by Bill Condon( Visual )

48 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,314 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
X-Men : days of future past by Hugh Jackman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The beloved characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class, in an epic battle that must change the past to save our future
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,098 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,080 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
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Clive Andrews, Anthony Donner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 990 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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