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McAvoy, James 1979-

Works: 228 works in 711 publications in 7 languages and 29,555 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Church history  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Lyricist, yan
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 3,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four children find a magical wardrobe leading to a mystical land called Narnia, which is cursed by an evil witch. Blu-ray bonus features include an interactive role-playing game, Creating Narnia, Creatures, Lands & Legends, and much, much more
Atonement by Joe Wright ( Visual )
39 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
The last king of Scotland by Forest Whitaker ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick Garrigan has just graduated from medical school in his native Scotland, seeking a change he travels to 1970's era Uganda with the vague but well-intentioned notion of providing aid to the impoverished locals. After aiding newly-appointed dictator Idi Amin in a car collision, Amin asks Nick to serve as his personal physician
Gnomeo & Juliet by James McAvoy ( Visual )
29 editions published in 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caught up in a feud between neighbors, Gnomeo and Juliet must overcome as many obstacles as their namesakes. But with flamboyant pink flamingoes and epic lawnmower races, can this young couple find lasting happiness?
Becoming Jane by Anne Hathaway ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year is 1795 and Jane Austen is a feisty 20-year-old. The emerging writer already sees a world beyond class and commerce, pride and prejudice, and dreams of doing what was then nearly unthinkable--marrying for love. Her parents prefer a wealthy husband, to assure their daughter's future social standing, and are eyeing Mr. Wisley, nephew to the very rich and very formidable Lady Gresham, as a prospective match. But when Jane meets the roguish and decidedly non-aristocratic Tom Lefroy, sharp repartee leads to flying sparks. His intellect and arrogance raise her ire - then knock her head over heels. The couple, whose flirtation flies in the face of the sense and sensibility of the age, is faced with a terrible dilemma. If they attempt to marry, they will risk everything that matters - family, friends and fortune
X-men first class by Matthew Vaughn ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their superhuman powers for the first time, working together in a desperate attempt to stop the Hellfire Club and a global nuclear war
The conspirator ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,884 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
Wanted by Marc Platt ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wes is 25 years old and is a disaffected, clock-punching drone. His boss chews him out hourly, his girlfriend ignores him routinely, and his life plods on in interminable boredom and routine. Everyone knows Wes will amount to nothing - that is until he meets the sexy woman named Fox, and then everything changes. Wes' estranged father is murdered, and the deadly Fox recruits him into The Fraternity, a secret society that trains him to avenge his father's death, by unlocking his dormant powers. Fox teaches Wes how to develop his lightning-quick reflexes and phenomenal agility. He discovers that The Fraternity lives by an ancient, unbreakable code: to carry out the death orders given by emotionless Fate itself
Arthur Christmas ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Christmas at the North Pole, Santa's youngest son looks to use his father's high-tech operation for an urgent mission
The last station by Jay Parini ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In honor of his newly created religion, Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy renounces his title, property, and family in favor of poverty and celibacy. For the Countess Sofya, his wife of nearly fifty years, this is the last straw! After she discovers his plans to leave the rights to his iconic novels to the Russian people rather than his own family, she decides to use every trick of seduction in her considerable arsenal, to fight for what she believes is rightfully hers
Penelope by Mark Palansky ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Penelope Wilhern is born to wealthy socialites. She is afflicted by the Wilhern spell that can only be broken when she finds love. Hidden away in her family's estate, the lonely girl meets a string of suitors in her parent's futile attempt to break the curse. Each eligible bachelor is enamored with Penelope and her sizable dowry, but only until her curse is revealed. Lemon, a mischievous and eager tabloid reporter, wants a photograph of the mysterious Penelope and hires Max to pose as a prospective suitor to get the shot. The handsome down-on-his luck gambler finds himself falling for Penelope. He decides to disappear so he will not disappoint her or to expose his surreptitious ways. Fed up by this latest betrayal and determined to live life on her own terms, Penelope breaks free from her family and ventures into the world alone. She finds adventure and meets Annie, her first friend, and becomes the person she was meant to be
Trance by Danny Boyle ( Visual )
20 editions published in 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a blow to the head during his attempted robbery of a $27 million Goya painting, Simon, an art auctioneer, awakens to find that the painting, and his memory, are missing. Forced by his ruthless crime partner Frank to undergo hypnosis, Simon enters into a deadly love triangle with his seductive hypnotist
State of play by David Yates ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The murder of an ambitious politician's researcher leads journalist Cal McCaffrey to uncover a complex thriller revealing the links between government and big business
Shakespeare retold by Brian Percival ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Macbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedict are rival co-anchors; Titania and Bottom carouse in a tawdry theme resort; and Petruchio sets out to tame the conservative Kate in a politically incorrect marriage of convenience
Bright Young Things by Stephen Fry ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s
Welcome to the punch ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three years ago, master criminal Jacob Sternwood escaped London during a daring robbery that left detective Max Lewinsky physically and emotionally scarred. When a failed heist puts Sternwood's son in a hospital, the fugitive is forced to come out of hiding, giving Max his second chance to get the one criminal who got away. But as Max returns to the pursuit of his arch-nemesis, he begins to uncover evidence of a vast conspiracy that may put him in even greater danger than his personal vendetta
Starter for 10 by Tom Vaughan ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brian is a working class student from Essex navigating his first year at Bristol University with a ragtag group of new friends. Brian's life-long dream is to join the team for the British quiz show University Challenge, and pull Alice, the fittest girl on the team
Rory O'Shea was here ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inspiring story of independence that follows two unlikely friends determined to face the world on their own terms. Young Michael is a patient who is resigned to his quiet life within an institution's safe, predictable boundaries. Then, the rebellious Rory O'Shea bursts onto the scene. Now, with the help of the beautiful young Siobhan, who sings on as the boys' live-in aide, Rory will show Michael what it takes to truly be free
Filth by James McAvoy ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A corrupted police officer is in line for a promotion and will stop at nothing to get what he wants. While solving a brutal murder, he makes sure to turn his colleagues against one another to ruin their ambitions. By stealing their wives and exposing their secrets the cop starts to lose himself in the web of deceit he created
Shameless by Johnny Campbell ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet the Gallaghers. Mom went AWOL years ago. Dad stayed home with the six children only to hit the bottle, and sometimes the kids. The real head of the family is big sister Fiona, who looks after Carl, Debbie and baby Liam. She is occasionally helped, more often hindered, by streetwise "Lip" and the actively gay, but very private, Ian
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English (337)
German (11)
Multiple languages (10)
Italian (4)
Spanish (4)
French (2)
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