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Curtis, Richard 1956-

Overview
Works: 449 works in 1,476 publications in 9 languages and 28,449 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television comedies  Humor  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Motion picture plays  Christmas stories  Comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Producer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Creator, Performer, Film editor, Restager , Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Richard Curtis
 
Most widely held works by Richard Curtis
War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Visual )
18 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
Love actually by Richard Curtis( Visual )
97 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
Bridget Jones's diary by Helen Fielding( Visual )
45 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love
Notting Hill by Roger Michell( Visual )
68 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Scott, a famous movie star and William Thacker, a travel bookstore owner meet for the first time and wonder if they can fall in love while the whole world is watching
About time ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's ... father ... tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life--so he decides to make his world a better place ... by getting a girlfriend. But as his unusual life progresses, Tim discovers that his unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all families, everywhere"--Container
Pirate radio by Philip Seymour Hoffman( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rogue band of DJs captivate Britain in the 1960s. The music they play defines a generation and the DJs stand up to a government that, incomprehensibly, preferred jazz. The Count is a big, brash, American god of the airwaves; Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock. Radio rock is a pirate radio station situated in the middle of the North Atlantic that's populated by an eclectic crew of rock and roll DJs that include: Gavin, the greatest DJ in Britain who has just returned from his drug tour of America who wants to reclaim his rightful position; Dave, an ironic, intelligent and cruelly funny co-broadcaster; and a fearsome British government official out for blood against the drug takers and lawbreakers of a once-great nation
Bridget Jones the edge of reason by Beeban Kidron( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London-based thirty-something Bridget Jones continues her romantic relationship with Mark Darcy, despite many humorous complications
The vicar of Dibley the divine collection ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger (Dawn French, "French & Saunders") who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
Doctor Who by Matt Smith( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his explosive regeneration, the Eleventh Doctor awakes to discover his TARDIS is about to crash. After falling from the sky, he pulls himself out of the wreckage to come face-to-face with young Amy Pond. The Doctor promises to take Amy to the stars. But first they must divert an alien plot that could destroy the Earth. The Doctor makes good his promise, and Amy boards the regenerated TARDIS, ready to take to the stars on a series of wild adventures that will change her life
The girl in the café ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawrence is a shy civil servant working for the Chancellor of the Exchequer. He meets the mysterious Gina in a cafe opposite Downing Street, and invites her to accompany him on a romantic mini-break to the G8 meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland
Four weddings and a funeral by Richard Curtis( Visual )
68 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy about a young man who meets the girl of his dreams at a friend's wedding. However, she slips through his fingers when the timing seems wrong, and they meet again at three more weddings and a funeral before the two finally connect
Rowan Atkinson is Mr. Bean the whole Bean ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Bean's unique approach to life and his fellow human beings is sure to provoke laughter
Mary and Martha ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two very different women, an upscale American named Mary and a middle-class Englishwoman named Martha, form an unlikely bond following the losses of their only children from malaria contracted in Africa. Battling their lingering grief and the strains on their marriages, the two work together to raise awareness of malaria while recovering their sense of purpose. A story of how ordinary people can make a difference in influencing social policy and affecting positive change
Four weddings and a funeral by Cherry Gilchrist( Book )
48 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toasted by romantics and cynics, critics and fans, Four Weddings and a Funeral grossed more than $250 million worldwide, garnered Academy Award nominations for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay, and was unanimously pronounced the romantic comedy of the 90s. Richard Curtis's smart, irreverent, and brilliantly crafted screenplay will delight fans of the movie, as well as screenwriters and film students. From the first spoken line (see page 7) to the last ("I do"), it's a jubilant celebration of friendship, romance, and good humor
The vicar of Dibley ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
The vicar of Dibley ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
Black Adder the complete collector's set ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The comedy serial about the terminally treacherous Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh (alias The Black Adder) following him through time and English history from the 15th century to World War I
The vicar of Dibley ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
The Vicar of Dibley ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The handsome stranger: Gerry is fed up with all the "townies" buying weekend cottages in Dibley. Then she meets one particularly charming newcomer. The vicar in white: After presiding over the marriages of hundred of other people, it appears Gerry's big day has finally arrived
Love actually by Richard Curtis( Book )
43 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
 
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Alternative Names
Curtis, R.
Curtis, Richard Wahalley Anthony.
Curtis, Richard Wahalley Anthony 1956-
カーチス, リチャード
カーティス, リチャード
Languages
English (432)
Spanish (25)
Multiple languages (10)
German (7)
French (5)
Italian (4)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (1)
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