WorldCat Identities

Butler, Gerard 1969-

Works: 291 works in 998 publications in 8 languages and 41,404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  War films  Historical films  Epic films  Fiction  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Singer, Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gerard Butler
300 by Zack Snyder( Visual )

68 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks
How to train your dragon by Cressida Cowell( Visual )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiccup is a Viking teenager who aspires to hunt dragons, but doesn't exactly fit in with his tribe's longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. His world gets turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view
Nim's Island by Jodie Foster( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nim Rusoe is a young girl who inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates, via e-mail, with the reclusive author of the novel she has been reading. Nim's existence mirrors that of her favorite literary character, Alex Rover, the world's greatest adventurer. But Alexandra, the author of the Rover books, leads a reclusive life in the big city. When Nim's father goes missing from the island, Nim gets Alexandra to come to her island. Now, the two must draw courage from their fictional hero, Alex Rover, and find strength in one another to conquer the island
P.S.I love you by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

39 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Before he died, however, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself, letters that are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S.I Love You
Olympus Has Fallen by Gerard Butler( Visual )

35 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the president is kidnapped by a terrorist who seizes control of the White House (Secret Service Code: 'Olympus'), disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team rushes to respond, they must rely on Banning's insider knowledge to save the president and prevent an even greater catastrophe
How to train your dragon 2 by Jay Baruchel( Visual )

15 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races, Hiccup and Toothless journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the brooding, reclusive Phantom of the Opera and his obsessive love for the beautiful Christine, a soprano at the Opéra de Paris
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents
The bounty hunter by Andy Tennant( Visual )

17 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milo, a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter, gets his dream job when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife, reporter Nicole. He thinks it's an easy payday, until she gives him the slip to chase a lead on a murder cover-up. Milo soon realizes that nothing is ever simple with him and Nicole. As the two continue to one-up each other, they find themselves on the run for their lives. If they thought their promise to love, honor, and obey was tough, staying alive will be a lot tougher!
The ugly truth by Robert Luketic( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The search for 'Mr. Right' has left Abby, a romantically challenged morning show producer, hopelessly single. She receives an eye-opening education when she gets teamed up with Mike, a hardcore TV personality, who wants to prove his theories on what makes men tick by helping her find true love. The unexpected results may surprise them both
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Simon West( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple, in Greece, sunken underwater that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. Facing her greatest challenges yet, the intrepid tomb raider pursues Lo, in order to get her hands back on Pandora's Box, and fulfill the desire of the Queen
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caius Martius 'Coriolanus' is a feared and revered Roman general, suddenly pitted against his own city and fellow citizens. Rebelling against the power-hungry designs of his manipulative mother and rejected by his own people, Coriolanus incites a riot that expels him from Rome. The banished hero joins forces with his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius to extract his revenge and determine his destiny. Set in contemporary times
Law abiding citizen by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clyde Shelton is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter were brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice, a hotshot young Philadelphia prosecutor, is assigned to the case. Against his will, Nick is forced to offer one of the suspects a light sentence in exchange for testifying against his accomplice. Fast forward ten years. The man who got away with murder is found dead and Clyde Shelton coolly admits his guilt. Then he issues a warning to Nick: either fix the flawed justice system, or key players in the trial will die. Soon Shelton follows through on his threats, orchestrating from his jail cell a string of spectacularly diabolical assassinations that can be neither predicted nor prevented. Nick finds himself in a desperate race against time facing a deadly adversary who always seems to be one step ahead
Playing for keeps by Gerard Butler( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a former soccer star returns home, he tries to rebuild his relationships with his son and ex-wife by coaching his son's soccer team
Timeline by Michael Crichton( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of present-day archeology students are stunned to discover a handwritten plea for help dated April 2, 1357 ... from their own professor. He's been blasted back in time to the 14th century. To rescue him, they must travel back and survive one of the most violent battles in world history--and make it back to the 21st century alive
Chasing Mavericks( Visual )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams"--Container
Gamer by mark neveldine ( '09 ) movie( Visual )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kable is the superstar and cult hero of the ultraviolent Slayers. Kable is controlled by Simon, a young gamer with rock star status who continues to defy all odds by guiding Kable to victory each week. Taken from his family, imprisoned, and forced to fight against his will, the modern-day gladiator must survive long enough to escape the game, free his family, regain his identity, and save mankind from this ruthless technology
Reign of fire by Rob Bowman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In present day London dragons awake. Fast forward 20 years, to a world devastated by their destruction. Fire Chief Quinn, is responsible for warding off the beasts and keeping a community alive in what's left of the world. Into their midst comes a hotshot American, Van Zan, who says he has a way to destroy the beasts and save mankind
RocknRolla by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs. This attracts some of the city's scrappiest tough guys, along with its more established underworld types. All are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but is very much alive. He has the multi-million dollar prize fall, literally, into his hands
Dear Frankie by Shona Auerbach( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty and touching tale about a mother's efforts to protect her son from the truth
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Alternative Names
Butler, Gerald 1969-

Butler, Gerard

Butler, Gerard James.

Butler, Gerard James 1969-

Butler, Gerry 1969-

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