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Holm, Ian 1931-

Overview
Works: 844 works in 2,462 publications in 8 languages and 70,458 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Historical films  Sports films  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Fantasy films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator, Author, Other, Creator, Interviewee, Recipient, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ian Holm
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 3,735 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 English and German and held by 3,162 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 )

39 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,932 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 by Brad Bird( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,905 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 )

44 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,447 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
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 2,005 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
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

38 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mindless, savage, and merciless alien is attacking the crew of an intergalactic freighter and it must be stopped before they are all killed
The hobbit an unexpected journey by Peter Jackson( Visual )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...follows title character Bilbo Baggins, who--along with the Wizard Gandalf and 13 Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield--is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome Dragon Smaug. Their journey will take them into the Wild, through treacherous lands inhabited by Goblins, Orcs and deadly Wargs, as well as a mysterious and sinister figure known only as the Necromancer. Along the path, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of ingenuity and courage that surprise even himself, he also gains possession of a 'precious' ring tied to the fate of all Middle-earth in ways he cannot begin to imagine"--Container
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,914 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
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,622 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
Lord of war by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. Lord of War is an action adventure story, which follows the globetrotting exploits of arms dealer, Yuri Orlov (Nicolas Cage). Through some of the deadliest war zones, Yuri struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, Jack Valentine (Ethan Hawke), his business rivals, even some of his customers who include many of the world's most notorious dictators. Finally, Yuri must also face his own conscience
The madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,494 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
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the classic horror story in which a young doctor creates life. The creature he assembles from the bodies of convicts and the brain of a brilliant scientist soon realizes that he will be rejected by society and goes on a rampage seeking revenge on the doctor who gave him life
Lord of the rings by Peter Jackson( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,275 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
From hell by Allen Hughes( Visual )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard Inspector Fred Abberline, a psychic and opium addict, tracks down Jack the Ripper in 1888 London
Animal farm by George Orwell( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,265 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 )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,254 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 sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

46 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion." -- Container
The day after tomorrow by Dennis Quaid( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When global warming triggers the onset of a new Ice Age, tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begns to freeze solid. Now, climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and a small band of survivors must ride out the growing superstorm and stay alive in the face of an enemy more powerful and relentless than anything anyone has ever encountered: Mother Nature
 
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Cuthbert, Ian Holm.

Cuthbert, Ian Holm 1931-

Holm, Ian.

Ian Holm acteur britannique

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Ian Holm aktor brytyjski

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Ian Holm britischer Schauspieler

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Ijan Holm

Ioannes Holm

Иън Холм

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Холм, Иэн

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