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Holm, Ian 1931-

Overview
Works: 762 works in 2,774 publications in 8 languages and 75,689 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Comedy films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Commentator, Author, Other, Creator, Recipient, Interviewee, 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 )

97 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 7,860 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. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

59 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Ratatouille( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2,644 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
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions
Alien by David Fincher( Visual )

58 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,177 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. Ultimately, only Ripley is left to fight for her survival and all mankind's
The hobbit an unexpected journey by Peter Jackson( Visual )

14 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,150 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 )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,042 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 )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,032 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 )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,663 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
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,654 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
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

90 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hundred and fifty years in the future, life as we know it is threatened by the arrival of evil. Only the fifth element can stop the evil from estinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young doctor becomes who becomes obsessed with death, is lead to create a life. But his 'creature, ' which is crafted from the bodies of convicts and the brain of a brilliant scientist, is a hideous mockery of humanity. When the creature realizes he will never be accepted by men, he seeks revenge on Dr. Frankenstein and his family
The Madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

54 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occurring while the King is being treated for an unknown mental illness
From hell by Allen Hughes( Visual )

51 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,357 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 hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Jiakexun( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thorin Oakenshield and the Dwarves of Erebor have reclaimed the vast wealth of their homeland, but now face the consequences of having unleashed the terrifying Dragon Smaug upon Lake-town. Meanwhile, Sauron, the Dark Lord, has sent forth legions of Orcs to attack the Lonely Mountain, and Bilbo Baggins finds himself fighting for his life as five great armies go to war. As darkness converges, the races of Dwarves, Elves, and Men must decide {u2013} unite or be destroyed."--Container
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

69 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kort nadat veertien kinderen bij een ongeluk met een schoolbus om het leven zijn gekomen, arriveert een advocaat die daarvan probeert te profiteren
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm
Big night by Stanley Tucci( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,227 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
The day after tomorrow by James Cameron( Visual )

47 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized global warming event triggers a barrage of epic natural disasters: tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begins to freeze solid. An assortment of individual narratives are threaded together to follow the various catastrophes and their effects on local populations, including the stories of climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and other small bands of survivors as they ride out the growing superstorm
 
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The lord of the rings
Alternative Names
Cuthbert, Ian Holm.

Cuthbert, Ian Holm 1931-

Holm, Ian.

Ian Holm acteur britannique

Ian Holm actor británico

Ian Holm aktor brytyjski

Ian Holm attore britannico

Ian Holm britischer Schauspieler

Ian Holm British actor

Ian Holm britisk skuespiller

Ian Holm Brits acteur

IAN HOLM CUTHBERT

Ijan Holm

Ioannes Holm

Ίαν Χολμ

Иън Холм

Иэн Холм британский актёр

Ијан Холм

Холм, Иэн

Ієн Голм Британський актор

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איאן הולם

إيان هولم

ایان هلم بازیگر بریتانیایی

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イアン・ホルム

伊恩·霍姆

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HamletHenry VBrazilAlienThe aviatorMary Shelley's FrankensteinThe sweet hereafterAnimal farmBig night