Most widely held works about Jim Broadbent
Most widely held works by Jim Broadbent
The chronicles of Narnia. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,503 libraries worldwide
Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy decide to play hide-and-seek, and during the game Lucy discovers a mysterious wardrobe. She tucks herself inside and backs to the rear of the cabinet, there she finds herself in an entirely different world. The place is called Narnia, and it's been locked in winter for over 100 years by someone known as "The White Witch."
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,976 libraries worldwide
Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,931 libraries worldwide
Emboldened by the return of Lord Voldemort, the Death Eaters are wreaking havoc in both the Muggle and wizarding worlds. Hogwarts, once thought to be a safe haven, may no longer be safe. Harry suspects that new dangers may lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Harry will have to help him uncover a vital key to unlocking Voldemort's defenses, a critical piece of information known only to Horace Slughorn, Hogwarts' former Potions Professor. Dumbledore manipulates his old colleague into returning to his previous post with promises of more money, a bigger office and the chance to teach the famous Harry Potter.
Gangs of New York ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,865 libraries worldwide
In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits," organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father.
The young Victoria ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,734 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of Queen Victoria from her childhood to her early rise to power and the first turbulent years of her rule. Her romantic relationship and eventual marriage to Prince Albert culminates in a royal power struggle which ultimately is the key to her happiness when she comes to the realization that he is someone she can fully trust and believe in.
Inkheart ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
When Mo Folchart reads a story aloud, the characters leap off the page. Literally. And that's a problem. One night he brings out three characters from Inkheart, a story set in medieval times and filled with magical beings. Capricorn and Basta are two villains. Dustfinger is a fire-eater. Now, 10 years later Mo's daughter, Meggie, discovers the truth and it's up to her to escape Capricorn's evil grasp. Mo has been searching for a long lost book that will help so he can use his special powers to send the interlopers back to their world.
Moulin Rouge ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,614 libraries worldwide
Christian, an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine, queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections.
Bridget Jones's diary ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love.
Vanity fair ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,367 libraries worldwide
Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband.
Bridget Jones the edge of reason ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,364 libraries worldwide
London-based thirty-something Bridget Jones continues her romantic relationship with Mark Darcy, despite many humorous complications.
Vera Drake ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain.
The borrowers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
The miniature Clock family has lived with the Lenders for years, although the human "beans" don't know it. Little things keep disappearing because the Clocks are borrowing household items for their home within the walls. When evil, scheming lawyer Ocious P. Potter tries to evict the Lenders from their home, the Borrowers use their ingenuity to stop him.
Around the world in 80 days ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,177 libraries worldwide
In a lively discussion with Lord Kelvin, inventor Phileas Fogg states his belief that it's possible for someone to travel around the globe in a mere 80 days. Kelvin challenges him to prove it, and adds a wager: if Fogg can't circumnavigate the globe in 80 days, he'll have to give up inventing forever. Fogg and his crew of two take the challenge. They travel by train, boat, balloon, horseback, or any other means at their disposal. However, Fogg and his companions are accused of involvement in a bank robbery and have to clear their names as well.
Moulin Rouge ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,164 libraries worldwide
Christian (McGregor), an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine (Kidman), queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections.
Iris ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's.
Valiant ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
Valiant and his feathered friends take to the sky as they work their way into the Royal Air Force during World War II. Together this rag-tag squadron of carrier pigeons engages in aerial adventures at a spitfire pace. From the first bumbling day of basic training through the final feather-raising mission, the flock of friends swoop their way toward victory. Against the odds and an evil German falcon, Valiant is called upon for a very important assignment.
Hot fuzz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 951 libraries worldwide
Nicholas Angel is the finest cop London has to offer. He has an arrest record that is higher than any other officer on the force. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so obvious. They send him to the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford. He is partnered with the well-meaning but overeager police officer Danny Butterman, who is the son of the police chief. Danny is a huge action movie fan and believes this may be his chance to experience the life of gunfights and car chases. However, as a series of grisly accidents rocks the village, Angel is convinced that Sandford is not what it seems and as the intrigue deepens, Danny's dreams of explosive, high-octane, car-chasing, gunfighting, all-out action seem more and more like a reality.
Richard III ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 949 libraries worldwide
In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself. Updated version of Shakespeare's tale.
Robots ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 920 libraries worldwide
With the help of his misfit mechanical friends, a small town robot named Rodney embarks on the adventure of a lifetime as he heads for the big city to pursue his dreams and ultimately proves that anyone can shine no matter what they're made of.
Nicholas Nickleby ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 797 libraries worldwide
Nicholas becomes the head of the family when his father dies unexpectedly. Keeping watch over his mother and his sister Kate becomes an even greater challenge when Nicholas discovers that his father lost the family fortune due to ill-advised investments. Without a shilling to his name, Nicholas turns to his wealthy but unforgiving Uncle Ralph for help.
Action and adventure films Adventure and adventurers Biographical films Brothers and sisters Characters and characteristics Children's films Clothes closets Comedy films Comedy films Crime films Crystals Drama England England--London Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Friendship Gangs Good and evil Great Britain Historical films History Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary organization) Immigrants Indiana Jones films Jones, Indiana (Fictitious character) Juvenile works Lion Literature Man-woman relationships Moulin-Rouge (Night club : Paris, France) Musical films Narnia (Imaginary place) New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Five Points Potter, Harry (Fictitious character) Queens Teenagers--Conduct of life United States Victoria,--Queen of Great Britain,--1819-1901 Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Witches Wizards Women
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