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McAvoy, James 1979-

Overview
Works: 249 works in 1,144 publications in 9 languages and 39,462 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, vac, Author, Contributor, Narrator, Lyricist, yan
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about James McAvoy
 
Most widely held works by James McAvoy
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 3,951 WorldCat member 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."
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

93 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,210 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
X-Men, days of future past by Bryan Singer( Visual )

45 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The X-Men of the future are waging a losing battle against the Sentinels, superpowered robots created by humanity to exterminate mutantkind. Wolverine is sent backwards in time to 1973 to enlist the younger versions of Professor Xavier and Magneto to prevent the event leading to the Sentinels' creation, and thus change the future for the better
The last king of Scotland by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

41 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles Idi Amin's rise and fall. Amin's despotic reign of terror is viewed through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan, a Scottish doctor who arrives in Uganda in the early 1970s to serve as Amin's personal physician. His perspective as an outsider causes him to be initially impressed by Amin's calculated rise to power and he grows increasingly monstrous. A pointed examination of how independent Uganda (a British colony until 1962) became a breeding ground for Amin's genocidal tyranny. Amin is both seductive and horribly destructive. Garrigan grows increasingly prone to exploitation
X-men : first class by Matthew Vaughn( Visual )

76 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thrilling, eye-opening chapter you've been waiting for ... witness the beginning of the X-Men universe. 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
Becoming Jane by Anne Hathaway( Visual )

55 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,375 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
Gnomeo & Juliet by James McAvoy( Visual )

40 editions published in 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,125 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?
X-Men by Bryan Singer( Visual )

35 editions published in 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan
Arthur Christmas( Visual )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,934 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
Wanted by Rebecca Gibney( Visual )

50 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,932 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
The last station by E. T. A Hoffmann( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,607 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
The conspirator( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,437 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
Victor Frankenstein by Paul McGuigan( Visual )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man, and the legend, we know today
Penelope by Mark Palansky( Visual )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,261 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 )

31 editions published in 2013 in 5 languages and held by 989 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 )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 710 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 Bill Paterson( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 681 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
The disappearance of Eleanor Rigby : them( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once happily married, Connor and Eleanor suddenly find themselves as strangers longing to understand each other in the wake of tragedy. The film explores the couple's story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone. Originally produced as two discrete films, Him, and Her, on being acquired by the Weinstein Company, the directer re-edited the films into one version, Them, which shifts between both perspectives
Filth by James McAvoy( Visual )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 601 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
The conspirator by Robert Redford( Visual )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the ominous backdrop of post-Civil War Washington, war hero Frederick Aiken reluctantly agrees to defend the lone woman charged in the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, boarding house owner Mary Surratt, before a military tribunal. As the nation turns against her, Surratt is forced to rely on Aiken to uncover the truth and save her life
 
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