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Bettany, Paul 1971-

Overview
Works: 191 works in 1,207 publications in 11 languages and 45,262 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Fiction  Naval history 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Paul Bettany
 
Most widely held works by Paul Bettany
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

96 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize
Master and Commander : the Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

118 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the violence of his chosen life with the quiet demeanor of the scientist. He is the captain's friend and confidant, the two frequently playing violin and cello duets together
The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard( Visual )

45 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, and out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England
Marvel's The Avengers by Joss Whedon( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth₂s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure
Inkheart by Brendan Fraser( Visual )

56 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a man with the power to bring books to life by reading out loud finds himself trapped in a story with his daughter, he must use his power to get them out of danger
Captain America : civil war by Anthony Russo( Visual )

23 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps, one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability
The secret life of bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father T-Ray, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ROUSING STORY OF LOWBORN WILLIAM THATCHER'S QUEST TO CHANGE HIS STARS, WIN THE HEART OF AN EXCEEDINGLY FAIR MAIDEN AND ROCK HIS MEDIEVAL WORLD. FOLLOW THIS FEARLESS SQUIRE AND HIS BAND OF MEDIEVAL MISFITS AS THEY CAREEN THEIR WAY TOWARD IMPOSSIBLE GLORY THAT'S PART ROMANCE, PART ROAD TRIP & PART SWASHBUCKLER
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

55 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1837. On the eve of her 18th birthday and succession to the English throne, Princess Victoria is caught in a royal struggle for power. Her overbearing mother, the Duchess of Kent and her ambitious adviser, Conroy, are desperate to rule in her place and devise a plan to seize control. However, Princess Victoria is unwavering in her resolve to rule England and, as her love affair with her German cousin, Albert, blossoms, she finds the passion and strength to become one of her country's greatest ever monarchs"--Container
The tourist by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

58 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, Frank unexpectedly finds himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise, an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank security expert Jack Stanfield specializes in designing infallible theft-proof financial computer systems. But there is a hidden vulnerability in the system he didn't account for - himself. When a ruthless criminal mastermind kidnaps his family, Jack is forced to find a flaw in his system and steal $100 million. With the lives of his wife and children at stake and under constant surveillance, he has only hours to find a loophole in the thief's own impenetrable system of subterfuge and false identities to beat him at his own game
Margin call by J. C Chandor( Visual )

61 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who cares about the suffering--existential, financial, or other--of those who blindly mismanaged our monies into this ever-expanding, nay, verily bottomless pit of debt? No one, but this film may help viewers understand A) the birth of current financial woes, and B) what it might have been like, in those first few hours within the confines of an early investment trading firm casualty. Fueled by a mass layoff, a thumb drive, and a rocket-scientist-cum-analyst who really understands the numbers, the last night of good times on Wall Street unfolds as rung by rung, up the executive ladder, travels news that is -- apocalyptic. For viewers who still have no idea of how 2008's meltdown happened, this film is one fiction that will make it ever so much more real
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

31 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is a learder in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines mankind's collective intelligence with the full range of human emotions. Anti-technology extremists will do whatever it takes to stop him, but their attempt to destroy Will forces him to record and upload his own mind to a supercomputer in order to achieve transcendence. Success brings him ever-evolving knowledge-- and nearly unstoppable power as the fate of the world rests on Will's now-questionable humanity"--Container
Avengers by Robert Downey( Visual )

11 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: infinity war brings to the screen the ultimate showdown of all time. The Avengers and their super hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos."--Container
Wimbledon by Tim Bevan( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging male tennis star has one last shot, and two weeks, to win the greatesst tennis tournament and the heart of an upcoming women's tennis star
Dogville by Lars von Trier( Visual )

59 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
Legion by Scott Stewart( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When God loses his faith in mankind, he sends a legion of angels to bring about Armageddon. An out of the way diner becomes the setting for the ultimate battle of survival as Archangel Michael helps the group of strangers defend themselves and ensure the birth of a baby who will become the new messiah
Priest by Scott Stewart( Visual )

37 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece
Creation by Joseph Haydn( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives viewers a unique inside look at Charles Darwin, his family, and his love for his deeply religious wife, as he is torn between faith and science. Darwin struggles to finish his legendary book, On the Origin of Species, which goes on to become the foundation for evolutionary biology
Solo : a Star Wars story( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years before he met Luke and Leia, before he helped overthrow the Emperor, Han Solo started where all heroes start: at the bottom. Join your most favorite scoundrel in the galaxy on an adventure you'll never forget! Throughout his death-defying adventures among the criminal scum of the Star Wars Universe, Han will meet the one who will become his closest ally, Chewbacca! Watch as Han matches wits with the infamous gambler Lando! Follow Han on the journey that will put him on course to his destiny
 
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