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Holm, Ian 1931-

Overview
Works: 813 works in 3,063 publications in 8 languages and 77,071 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Commentator, Other, Interviewee, Creator, Recipient, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ian Holm
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

60 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is now time for Frodo to overcome the wickedness of Gollum, the horrifying attack of the colossal arachnid Shelob and the soul-twisting allure of a ring that resists destruction. For Aragorn to take up the sword of his forebears and the crown of his birthright. Frodo and Sam are approaching Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and a massive battle is about to ensue that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mel Gibson's richest and most regal screen role to date has been the title role in this dynamic version of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli ..."--Container
Ratatouille by Brad Bird( Visual )

50 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants, Remy forms an unlikely partnership with Linguini, the garbage boy, who inadvertently discovers Remy's amazing talents. They strike a deal, ultimately setting into motion a chain of extraordinary events that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

67 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

63 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this surrealistic nightmare vision of a "perfect" future where technology reigns supreme, a daydreaming bureaucrat who is involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions
The Lord of the rings by Sean Astin( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 2,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assisted by a fellowship of heroes, Middle-earth hobbit, Frodo Baggins, plunges into a perilous trek to take the mystical One Ring to Mount Doom so that it and its magical powers can be destroyed and never possessed by evil Lord Sauron. An epic adventure of good against evil, the power of friendship, and individual courage
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

68 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind
The hobbit : an unexpected journey by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

16 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 2,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first chapter in a 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.'
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing
Lord of war by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the rise and fall of Yuri Orlov, from his early days in the early 1980s in Little Odessa to selling guns to mobsters in his local neighbourhood, and through to his ascension through the decade of excess and indulgence into the early 90s. He forms a business partnership with an African warlord and his psychotic son. His relationship with his younger brother is somewhat volatile, he is married to a famous model, and he is relentlessly pursued by a determined federal agent and his inner demons sway between his drive for success and the immorality of what he does
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

98 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

250 years in the future--and what a bright, noisy and vigorously colorful future it is--a beleaguered taxi hack, more accustomed to combating mechanical failures and bothersome creditors, finds himself pitted against Evil with a capital "E." It seems dubious he's up to the challenge
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Largeman returns from self-imposed exile in Los Angeles to his hometown in New Jersey for his mother's funeral. Andrew has spent years cut off from his darker feelings with the aid of pharmaceuticals prescribed by his father, Gideon, a coldly formal psychiatrist. Afterward, he takes to tooling around on his antique motorcycle, finding old friends and making new ones. When he meets and begins to fall for Sam, he finds himself slowly awaking not only to the pain of life but also to the life-affirming power of love
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during child birth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a creature which Frankenstein has put together from the remains of corpses. The creature turns into a monster when Dr. Frankenstein rejects him. Sticking close to the original novel, the film guides us through the story of Frankenstein's quest for knowledge, and his creature's search for his "father."
The Madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

57 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When George III loses the colonies in the American Revolution, his eccentric behavior becomes nothing less than mad. With Parliament battling for increased power and the Prince of Wales plotting his own rise to the throne, King George's unpredictable behavior sets the stage for a thrilling game of betrayal, politics and palace intrigue
The hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Peter Jackson( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic conclusion of 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 defenceless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honour to hoard it as Bilbo's frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice
From hell by Allen Hughes( Visual )

56 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1888 London's Whitechapel slums, poor women like Mary Kelly and her friends walk the streets for a living. When the streetwalkers begin to be murdered one by one, it attracts the attention of Inspector Abberline, who takes a personal interest in the case, and Mary Kelly. Now he must use his psychic abilities to stop the most notorious serial killer in history--Jack the Ripper--before Mary is killed
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

74 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda and that everyone has secrets to keep
Big night by Stanley Tucci( Visual )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two brothers whose Italian restaurant is on the brink of bankruptcy. Their only chance for success is to risk everything they own on an extravagant feast for bandleader Louis Prima. But their big night is complicated by a lovers' triangle, a sneaky restaurant rival, and the hilarious perfection of chef Primo
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the revolt of the animals of Manor Farm against their human masters. Led by the pigs Snowball (Lenin) and Napoleon (Stalin), the animals attempt to create a utopian society. Soon, however, Napoleon gets a taste for power, drives out Snowball, and establishes a totalitarian regime as brutal and corrupt as any human society
 
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The Lord of the rings
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Cuthbert, Ian Holm.

Cuthbert, Ian Holm 1931-

Holm, Ian.

Ian Holm acteur britannique

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Ian Holm actor británico

Ian Holm aktor brytyjski

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Ian Holm britischer Schauspieler

Ian Holm British actor

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Ijan Holm

Ioannes Holm

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Иън Холм

Иэн Холм британский актёр

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HamletHenry VBrazilThe Lord of the ringsAlienThe aviatorMary Shelley's FrankensteinThe sweet hereafter