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Griffiths, Richard 1947-2013

Overview
Works: 214 works in 830 publications in 8 languages and 47,234 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Comedy films  History  Pirate films  Juvenile works  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Interviewee, Creator, Speaker, Commentator, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Richard Griffiths
 
Most widely held works by Richard Griffiths
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K Rowling( Visual )

71 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 6,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by Chris Columbus( Visual )

71 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 6,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finds young wizard Harry and his friends Ron and Hermoine facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to uncover a dark force that is terrorizing the school
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling( Visual )

45 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry must confront soul-sucking dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and learn the truth about the escaped prisoner of Azkaban, Sirius Black
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by David Yates( Visual )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits"--Container
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by Daniel Radcliffe( Visual )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 2. In the epic finale, the battle between good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. It all ends here
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with Gandhi's tragic assassination at the hands of a Hindu radical and spiraling back to his life as a young attorney, the film leads us through the critical moments that eventually fashioned young Gandhi into the non-violent pillar of strength he later becomes -- with an indomitable resolve which led to India's independence from Great Britain
Bedtime stories by Walt Disney( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty Bronson raises his son and daughter on his own. He has to sell his homey motel to Barry Nottingham who promises to make Marty's son manager. But, Nottingham pulls down the motel and builds a pricey hotel. Now grown up, Marty's son, Skeeter, works as a janitor and general servant. He still dreams of becoming the manager. When Nottingham announces a brand-new hotel, built on an existing school's property, he makes his future son-in-law, Kendall, manager. Skeeter's sister Wendy, has to leave town for a job interview and asks him to alternate looking after her two children Patrick and Bobbi, with Wendy's colleague, Jill. He doesn't get along with either Jill or the children, but his easy-going attitude loosens them all up. He starts telling the children bedtime stories and the children grow fond of him. They make suggestions about how the stories should go. When the stories become true in real life, Skeeter tries to maneuver the stories into a direction which will make his dream come true, too
Pirates of the Caribbean by Johnny Depp( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Jack owes a blood debt to the legendary Davy Jones, who captains the ghostly Flying Dutchman. Unless Jack can find a way out, he will be cursed to an afterlife of eternal servitude and damnation
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small town of Windsor is suddenly shaken when the wild and worldly Falstaff intrudes upon the insular community
Venus by Peter O'Toole( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maurice, a still-working actor whiles away his dwindling days playing bit parts (corpses, mostly) or at the local pub with a pair of equally frail footlights friends, drama queen Ian and taciturn Donald. Ian announces that his niece has sent her wayward daughter to stay with him. Jessie is a borderline hooligan, surly, self-centered, willful, and a prodigious drinker. Maurice looks at Jessie with unapologetic longing, appreciating things she can't see in herself, but also the idea of youth--specifically, womanly youth. Jessie appraises Maurice to see what she can get out of him, and they play at Henry Higgins tutoring Eliza Doolittle together. Both are prickly, independent egoists, and wherever they're going, neither is going quietly
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast, swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd relentless detective, until the final thrilling climax
The hollow crown by Simon Russell Beale( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard II. After halting a duel between warring nobles Bolingbroke and Mowbray, Richard II banishes both men from his kingdom. Following the death of Bolingbroke's father, John of Gaunt, Richard seizes his money and land to pay for wars against rebels in Ireland. Bolingbroke returns to claim his birthright and more
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

57 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
The world of Peter Rabbit and friends by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of these mischievous bunnies in Mr. McGregor's garden come to life. After feasting on the cuttings in Mr. McGregor's garden rubbish heap, the Flopsy Bunnies are overcome by the soporific effect of overgrown lettuces and stolen away by Mr. McGregor. Moppet, Mittens and Tom Kitten's attempt to keep clean and tidy for their mother's tea party, and Jemima Puddle-Duck encounters a foxy-whiskered gentleman
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performance of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself
Guarding Tess by Hugh Wilson( Visual )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a cantankerous former First Lady and her reluctant bodyguard
Pie in the sky( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After 25 years in the force, Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe has lost his appetite for the job. He plans to take early retirement and open his dream restaurant, Pie in the Sky. But his accountant wife, Margaret, doesn't think the numbers add up. And his boss, ACC Fisher needs him around to handle those delicate cases at which he excels. Although craving retirement, Crabbe discovers that crime solving can be just as hard to resist as his signature steak and kidney pie."--Container
The Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fear( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Why are we here? Is there life after sex? Yes, Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment!
 
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Riçard Qriffits

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Ricardus Griffiths

Richard Griffiths acteur britannique

Richard Griffiths attore britannico

Richard Griffiths britischer Schauspieler

Richard Griffiths britisk skodespelar

Richard Griffiths britisk skuespiller

Richard Griffiths Brits acteur

Richard Griffiths britský herec

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Richard Griffiths brytyjski aktor

RICHARD T GRIFFITHS

Ρίτσαρντ Γκρίφιθς

Ричард Грифитс

Ричард Гриффитс

Річард Гриффітс

ריצ'רד גריפית'ס

ريتشارد جريفيثز

ريتشارد جريفيثز ممثل بريطاني

ریچارد گریفیتس بازیگر بریتانیایی

리처드 그리피스

リチャード・グリフィス

李查·葛瑞夫斯

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Harry Potter and the chamber of secretsHarry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanHarry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixGandhiBleak HouseWithnail & IThe world of Peter Rabbit and friendsThe Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fear