WorldCat Identities

Hurt, John 1940-

Overview
Works: 440 works in 2,036 publications in 10 languages and 82,802 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Commentator, Author, per, Director, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about John Hurt
 
Most widely held works by John Hurt
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone by J. K Rowling( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Achinese and held by 3,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 3,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famed archaeologist/adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones is called back into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the crystal skulls
V for vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K Rowling( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him
Harry Potter and the deathly hallows by Daniel Radcliffe( Visual )

20 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Tinker tailor soldier spy by John Le Carr( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a disgraced spy surfaces with information concerning a double agent at the top of the British secret service, George Smiley (Gary Oldman), an ex-MI6 agent, is drawn back into the murky field of espionage. Tasked with investigating which of his trusted former colleagues has chosen to betray him and their country, Smiley narrows his search to four suspects - all experienced, skilled and successful agents. However, past histories, rivalries and friendships make it far from easy to pinpoint the man who is eating away at the heart of the British establishment."--Container
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

98 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

55 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind
Hellboy by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A demon conjured from hell by the Nazis grows up to defend the world against evil of the paranormal sort and creatures from the underworld
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
Melancholia by Lars von Trier( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgåard) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine's sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth threatening the very existence of humankind"--Container
Rob Roy by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a harsh winter threatens the majestic Scottish Highlands, Rob Roy MacGregor is forced to borrow money from the less-than-noble Marquis of Montrose to provide for his clan. But when Montrose's evil henchmen conspire to take the wealth for themselves, they thrust Rob into the most challenging battle of his life ... one that escalates into a bloody, exhilarating climax
Snowpiercer by Ed Harris( Visual )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is set in the future (AD 2031) where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an ice age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. Its inhabitants are divided by class; the lower-class passengers in one of the last cars stage an uprising, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful live
Hercules by Dwayne Johnson( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Radical Comics' Hercules by Steve Moore, this ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth. It offers the truth behind the myth by presenting the fashioning of a warrior who, for all his strength and courage, is flesh and blood
Immortals by Tarsem Singh( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this epic tale of vengeance and destiny, power-mad King Hyperion ... threatens to destroy all of humanity on his maniacal quest to obtain the ultimate weapon - the legendary Epirus Bow that gives the power to unleash war on both Heaven and Earth. But Theseus..., a heroic young villager chosen by the gods, rises up to stop Hyperion's brutal rampage. With supernatural help from the beautiful oracle Phaedra..., Theseus embraces his destiny and leads a fierce band of warriors in a desperate fight for the future of mankind"--Container
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( Visual )

57 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, ' he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts-- and crush his soul"--Container
Hellboy II the golden army( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fate of mankind hangs in the balance when a ruthless prince awakens an unstoppable army of creatures and wages war with the human world. It's up to Hellboy and his team of paranormal outcasts to face off with the forces of darkness
The skeleton key( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Caroline Ellis takes a job as a hospice worker in Louisiana's bayous, she unlocks a deadly secret involving magic, conjure, and sacrifice that pulls her into a terrifying world of strange, frightening, and unexplained incidents. The key to escaping may lie in a decrepit attic, but if she dares to believe in what she discovers, everything she fears will become real
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.07 for Harry Pott ... to 0.26 for The elepha ...)

V for vendetta
Alternative Names
Džon Hert

Hurt, John

Hurt, John Vincent.

Hurt, John Vincent 1940-

Ioannes Hurt

John Hurt acteur britannique

John Hurt actorul britanic

John Hurt angielski aktor

John Hurt attore britannico

John Hurt britischer Schauspieler

John Hurt British actor

John Hurt Brits filmacteur

Τζον Χερτ

Джон Гарт

Джон Хёрт

Джон Хърт

Жон Хёрт

Џон Херт

ג'ון הרט

جان هارت صداپیشه، بازیگر، و کاشف بریتانیایی

جون هرت

ჯონ ჰარტი

존 허트

ジョン・ハート

尊赫

尊赫

約翰赫特

Languages
Covers
A man for all seasonsV for vendettaContactAlienHellboyI, ClaudiusRob RoyHellboy II the golden armyThe skeleton key