WorldCat Identities

Connolly, Billy

Overview
Works: 307 works in 1,016 publications in 10 languages and 36,749 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Speaker, Singer, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Billy Connolly
 
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Pocahontas by Walt Disney( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and German and held by 3,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1607, the Virginia Company sends a ship from England to America to stake a claim on the New World and bring back the gold that is rumored to be abundant there. Ambitious Governor Ratcliffe is head of the expedition, but well-known explorer and adventurer John Smith is the natural leader. Well-armed, the men anticipate easily fighting off any one they encounter, but John Smith's first meeting with a native is not at all what he expects. Chief Powhatan's daughter, Pocahontas resists taking life seriously, although her father wishes for her to marry and take her place as a leader of her people. As Pocahontas and John Smith fall in love, however, both find that their lives are going in directions they never anticipated
Brave by Kelly MacDonald( Visual )

40 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,963 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
The last samurai by Edward Zwick( Visual )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tom Cruise plays Civil War hero Capt. Nathan Algren, who comes to Japan to fight the Samurai and ends up pledging himself to their cause. Ken Watanabe ... plays Katsumoto, a Samurai leader facing a vanishing way of life, whose destiny becomes intertwined with that of the American captain. Edward Zwick ... directs this sweeping and emotional epic tale of the birth of modern Japan." -- on back cover
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Brad Silberling( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are taken in by a series of oddball relatives and others after their wealthy parents are killed in a fire. The first to take them in is the dastardly and cunning Count Olaf, who is only interested in their inheritance
Open season by Roger Allers( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performing grizzly bear finds himself out of his element when he is lost in the mountains during hunting season. When he meets a deer who helps him by teaching him how to live in the wild, he gets more than he bargains for
Muppet Treasure Island by Brian Henson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this colorful, fuzzy version of Stevenson's classic tale, a young boy, Jim Hawkins, and his two friends, Gonzo and Rizzo, are given a treasure map by a mysterious sailor and decide to organize an ocean voyage to claim the promised riches. Accompanying them is slightly dim Squire Trelawney (Fozzie Bear) and the forthright Captain Smollett (Kermit), who hasn't been to sea since his most trusted friend, Jim's father, was killed by pirates on a ship under his command. Also aboard is the mutinous Long John Silver, whose outwardly friendly manner enthralls the impressionable young Jim. Unbeknownst to all, Silver knows of the map and will stop at nothing to get it. When the motley crew arrives at "Treasure Island", Silver and his men steal the map and take Jim hostage. Kermit, Rizzo, and Gonzo attempt to rescue him, but are taken hostage by angry native warthogs, led by the evil Spa'am and a glamorous queen. To Kermit's surprise, the queen turns out to be Benjamina Gunn (Miss Piggy), his long-lost love. many daring (and funny) adventures ensue, but in the end, of course, all turns out well. jim finds the treasure, rescues gonzo and rizzo, and defeats silver and his men. captain smollett and benjamina gunn fall in love again, and everyone gets off the island before they become dinner for spa'am and his hogs
Quartet by Dustin Hoffman( Visual )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rumor circling the halls is that Beecham House (the home for retired musicians) is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. Reginald, Wilfred and Cecily are in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean. Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage to Reggie, who takes the news of her arrival particularly hard
White oleander by Janet Fitch( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingrid, a smart, free-spirited, and somewhat narcissistic artist kills her deceitful lover in a crime of passion. Even while serving a prison sentence, she exerts control over her adoring teenage daughter, Astrid, who's forced to spend her teenage years in a series of foster homes before becoming her own person. Explores the strange relationship of Ingrid and Astrid, and includes Astrid's relationship with her foster mothers. At first merely an appendage of her mother, Astrid develops as a result of her peripatetic adolescence
Mrs. Brown by John Madden( Visual )

62 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Victoria was the world's most powerful woman. Rugged Scotsman John Brown was a lowly servant who looked after her horses. Yet circumstances brought them together. The result was a passionate friendship that scandalized a nation!
Timeline by Michael Crichton( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While excavating in the Dordogne Valley a scientific research team's new invention, a time travel machine, has inadvertently sent an archaeology professor back to 14th century France
The Boondock saints by Troy Duffy( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Paul Smecker is on the trail of two vigilante brothers whose spiritual sense of right and wrong has turned Boston's streets red with blood. The victims are the villains and mob bosses that the justice system has been powerless to stop. Now, Smecker finds himself torn between whether he should catch the killers ... or join them
Gulliver's travels Gulliver's fun pack by Rob Letterman( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a shipwreck lands a lowly mailroom clerk named Gulliver (Black) on the fantastical island of Lilliput, he transforms into a giant--in size and ego! Gulliver's tall tales and heroic deeds win the hearts of the tiny Lilliputians, but when he loses it all and puts his newfound friends in peril, Gulliver must find a way to undo the damage. Through it all, Gulliver may just learn that it's how big you are on the inside that counts"--Container
The X files : I want to believe by Chris Carter( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of women are mysteriously abducted. The best team for the job is ex-agents Fox Mulder and Dr. Dana Scully, who have no desire to revisit their dark past. Still, the truth of these horrific crimes is out there somewhere
Garfield( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Arbuckle travels to the London and decides to bring his cat, Garfield, along for the trip. A case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle after swapping places with an aristocratic kitty who has inherited a fabulous castle. Garfield's reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate
The hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Jiakexun( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,036 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 boondock saints II all saints day by Sean Patrick Flanery( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the past eight years, the MacManus brothers have been living with their father on a remote sheep farm in Ireland, far removed from their past vigilante lifestyle. When their uncle informs them that their beloved priest has been killed by the mob, and they are being framed for the murder, the duo return back to Boston to, not only, bring justice to those who are responsible, but clear their names
Pocahontas Pocahontas II : journey to a new world by Irene Bedard( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Pocahontas must bridge the gap between her tribe and the settlers of Jamestown
What we did on our holiday( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doug and Abi take their kids on a family vacation. Surrounded by relatives, the kids innocently reveal the ins and outs of their family life and many intimate details about their parents. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a big secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability
Fido by Andrew Currie( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timmy's best friend in the whole world is a six-foot tall rotting zombie named Fido. When Fido eats the next-door neighbor, Mom and Dad hit the roof, and Timmy has to go to the ends of the Earth to keep Fido a part of the family
Still crazy( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the hilarious exploits of '70s rock phenomenon Strange Fruit as they reunite 20 years after a nasty break-up and attempt to recapture their fame
 
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Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events
Alternative Names
Bilis Konolis

Billy Connolly acteur, chanteur de pop folk rock

Billy Connolly attore, comico e musicista scozzese

Billy Connolly Brits acteur

Billy Connolly brytyjski aktor komediowy

Billy Connolly schottischer Komiker, Musiker, Moderator und Schauspieler

Billy Connolly skót színész

Connolly, William 1942-

The Big Yin 1942-....

Yin Yin 1942-....

Били Конъли

Билли Коннолли

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בילי קאנאלי סקאטישער קאמיקער, מוזיקער און אקטיאר

بیلی کانلی بازیگر و کمدین بریتانیایی

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Open seasonMuppet Treasure IslandWhite oleanderTimelineThe boondock saints II all saints dayBilly Connolly's Route 66 : the Big Yin on the ultimate American road tripJourney to the edge of the world