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Meaney, Colm 1953-

Overview
Works: 368 works in 755 publications in 4 languages and 22,083 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Historical films  Television adaptations  Historical drama  Love stories 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Colm Meaney
The conspirator ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, 42, owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt--her own son
Law abiding citizen by F. Gary Gray ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clyde Shelton is a brilliant planner and inventor. One night two robbers invade his Philadelphia home and brutally kill his wife and daughter, almost killing him. When the killers are caught, Assistant DA Nick Rice is assigned the case. Nick makes a deal with one of the killers to testify against his partner for a 10 year plea bargain prison sentence. Clyde doesn't want Nick to make the deal, but Nick says the deal is done. The other killer gets the death penalty. After 10 years, the other killer is released from prison, and he soon ends up dead. Clyde is arrested and vaguely admits to Nick that he did it. Clyde is put in jail, and he warns Nick that he must fix the broken justice system that failed him and his family or else anyone connected to his case will soon die. Even from jail, Clyde's threats become a reality, and Nick must stop Clyde before his family is next
Get him to the Greek by Nicholas Stoller ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intern of a record company finds himself with both his dream job and biggest nightmare, when he is assigned to retrieve a British rock star and get him to his concert in time
The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain by Christopher Monger ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man offends an entire town by declaring their mountain-- a prized local landmark-- to be a "hill." The eccentric and funny townspeople rally around their "mountain" and a fiery young woman charms the puzzled out-of-town cartographer into seeing things their way
Mystery, Alaska by Jay Roach ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A remote, hockey-obsessed town populated by 633 of the most eccentric characters you'd ever want to meet, Mystery is the kind of place where nothing ever changes. But then life as they know it gets turned completely upside down when a publicity stunt brings the world-famous New York Rangers to Mystery for a game with the local team of weekend warriors and the whole town rises to meet the challenge of a lifetime
Layer cake by Matthew Vaughn ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Planning to retire and begin a new life, Mr. X is a successful West End drug dealer who has been asked for one last favor: to negotiate the sale of one million hits of Ecstasy. Unfortunately for Mr. X, the pills were stolen from a Serbian drug lord who'll cut off his head if he sells them. And with a London crime czar promising to retire him permanently if he doesn't, Mr. X may be rightfully concerned about his future
Far and away by Ron Howard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor but proud Irish tenant farmer accompanies the spoiled and headstrong daughter of a wealthy landlord to America in a quest for land
Snapper by Stephen Frears ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a close-knit, boisterous Irish family, and the commotion that follows the oldest daughter's announcement that she is pregnant. The whole town is thrown into a tizzy when she refuses to reveal the father's name
Bel ami by Declan Donnellan ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This tale of temptation and obsession chronicles Georges Duroy's rise to power from his meager beginnings as a penniless ex-soldier by using the city's most influential and wealthy women. Set in turn-of-the-century Paris, Duroy seduces Madame de Marelle then marries Madeleine Forester a former comrade's wife. Fueled by his insatiable quest and lustful greed, Duroy conquers Madame Walter, only to learn that every conquest is marred by betrayal and that true love eludes him
The damned United by Tom Hooper ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Previously successful manager Brian Clough takes over England's top football club Leeds United. His abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous manager Don Revie and how much he is missing his usual right-hand man, Peter Taylor, who decided to loyally stay with Brighton & Hove Albion
Hell on wheels ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Confederate soldier, out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who murdered his wife, follows their trail to the raucous, traveling town alongside the construction of the transcontinental railroad
Intermission by Mark O'Rowe ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La ruptura poco afortunada de John y Deirdre desencadena una serie de acontecimientos que afecta a todos los que les rodean con resultados catastróficos: el amante desventurado y su mejor amigo; el típico soltero que no se come una rosca; el detective inconformista y el ladrón despiadado de poca monta; la chica bonita en plena crisis emocional y el hombre casado; la esposa abandonada al borde de la crisis nerviosa; el ambicioso productor de televisión; el amante al que roban y el gamberro de 9 años
Alice ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack gives a rare family ring to Alice, even though he barely knows her. Soon after, Jack is kidnapped and Alice is confronted by a stranger known as the White Rabbit, who entices her to follow him through the liquid glass of an ornate mirror. Here she lands in Wonderland, an outlandish underground city of twisted towers and staircases. Discovering the ring controls the looking glass, and is the key to the power of the Queen of Hearts, Alice must discover the reasons Jack gave her the ring
The magical legend of the leprechauns by John Henderson ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When American Jack Woods goes to Ireland, he discovers a mischeivous leprechaun family and is swept up in a bitter war ignited by a Romeo and Juliet love affair between a rebel leprechaun and a fairy princess
Scarlett the sequel to Gone with the wind, the greatest love story ever told by John Erman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and German and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epic action-packed sequel of international scope to Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind
Hell on wheels ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second season of AMC's post-Civil War series Hell on Wheels; continues the story of former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon, whose journey is filled with turmoil and danger as he struggles to leave a troubled past behind. Centered around the traveling town that follows the construction of the transcontinental railroad, the series examines the greed and corruption in man's fight for power
King of Texas by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging cattle baron's plan to divide his vast spread among his three daughters ignites a sibling blood feud in this volatile Wild West retelling of Shakespeare's "King Lear."
The boys & girl from county Clare ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This heartwarming comedy centers on two brothers, John Joe and Jimmy, who haven't seen each other in twenty years. Having parted on bad terms, they meet at the All Ireland traditional music finals as leaders of rival Irish dance bands
Star trek, Deep Space Nine ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orbiting the liberated planet of Bajor, a Federation space station guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the Galaxy
Star trek, Deep Space Nine ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orbiting the liberated planet of Bajor, a Federation space station guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the Galaxy
 
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Alternative Names
Meany, Colm 1953-
Languages
English (172)
French (11)
German (10)
Spanish (8)
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