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Thompson, Emma

Overview
Works: 498 works in 1,943 publications in 9 languages and 71,160 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Television programs  Fiction  Diaries  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Author, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Scenarist, Other, Producer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Emma Thompson
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling( Visual )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 4,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. In addition to new experiences, Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K Rowling( Visual )
31 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 4,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )
87 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne, whose chances at marriage seem doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )
55 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With his wedding a week away, Claudio can't wait to marry the beautiful young Hero. To distract him, his best friend Don Pedro devises mischief: a romantic trap for the sharp-tongued Beatrice and the man she loves to hate, Benedick. Their amusement is almost spoiled by the jealous scheming of Don John, but love and laughter prevail when the local constable unwittingly exposes the plot--and all the trouble proves to be much ado about nothing
Brave by Kelly MacDonald( Visual )
31 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Merida, an archer and self-reliant young woman, makes a decision which defies custom and brings chaos to her kingdom. To restore her kingdom, she must rely on her bravery and archery skills
Nanny McPhee by Kirk Jones( Visual )
34 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nanny McPhee can tame even the most unruly children with a tap of her magic walking stick. Her latest challenge is the bratty brood of a recent widower Mr. Brown. He is under pressure to find a new wife or lose his much-needed allowance from wealthy Aunt Adelaide. His love for scullery maid Evangeline remains unspoken as he wincingly woos the eagerly merry widow Mrs. Quickly, but Brown's raucous rugrats have a plan to make things right, especially after they've come under the benevolent influence of Nanny McPhee, whose peculiar brand of discipline works wonders for everyone involved
Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )
61 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
Love actually by Richard Curtis( Visual )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
Nanny McPhee returns by Emma Thompson( Visual )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Nanny McPhee appears at the farmhouse door of a busy young mother Isabel Green, she discovers that Mrs. Green's children are in an all-out household war with their two spoiled city cousins. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and an elephant that turns up in the oddest places, Nanny McPhee uses her magic to show the children five valuable lessons, the most important of which is how to get along
Saving Mr. Banks by John Lee Hancock( Visual )
21 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Walt Disney's desire to bring her beloved character Mary Poppins to the motion picture screen (a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters), Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the impresario's concept for the film, but a woman struggling with her own past. During her stay in California, Travers' reflects back on her difficult childhood in 1906 Australia
The remains of the day by James Ivory( Visual )
53 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically proper butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper employed by a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe
Last chance Harvey by Joel Hopkins( Visual )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harvey, a divorced, down-on-his-luck music jingle composer, and Kate, a lonely British airline employee, are brought together by chance. Harvey comes to London for his daughter's wedding, planning only to attend the wedding ceremony. However, he ends up being let go from his job before going back to America and decides to stay for the reception, asking Kate to accompany him. Thus begins a growing connection between these two guarded strangers
Angels in America by Mike Nichols( Visual )
33 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the effects of AIDS on the United States through the experiences of lawyer Roy Cohn, a Mormon couple, and a young man called Prior Walter
Stranger than fiction ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harold Crick - IRS auditor, milquetoast, and poster child for obsessive-compulsive disorder - wakes one morning to hear a woman's voice in his bathroom, narrating his life as he is living it, subsequently announcing his imminent death. This is a big problem, since Harold has a burning crush on Ana, his latest audit case. Searching for the source of the voice, he turns to literary theory-spewing professor Jules Hilburt, who eventually discovers that talented but troubled novelist Karen Eiffel is writing Harold--he is the central character of her new novel, "Death and Taxes." The question is: will Harold's story end as a comedy, or a tragedy?
Treasure planet by Ron Clements( Visual )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jim is a young man who grew up reading tales of pirates and adventures on the high seas, and longs for similar excitement in his own life. One day a dying man hands him a map and gives him a warning. Upon careful examination, Jim realizes the map charts the course to Treasure Planet, a distant world where hundreds of space pirates have stashed their loot. Jim is certain this is the adventure he's been dreaming of and sets out to find the fabled Treasure Planet
An education by Lone Scherfig( Visual )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic, older man can teach her
Wit by Mike Nichols( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devastating illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,693 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
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agent J must travel back in time to MIB's early years in the 1960s and save his partner, Agent K, from being assassinated by an alien. Along the way, Agent J teams up with young Agent K and learns that there are secrets to the universe that Agent K never told him
Beautiful creatures ( Visual )
18 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When newcomer Lena arrives in the small town of Gatlin she quickly captures the attention of Ethan, who only wants to escape what he views as a boring and dead end town. He quickly gets more than he bargained for. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town
 
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