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Curtis, Richard 1956-

Overview
Works: 416 works in 1,356 publications in 9 languages and 24,397 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television comedies  Television programs  History  Juvenile works  Humor  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Scenarist, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Creator, Film editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Richard Curtis
War horse by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
21 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 2,672 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 )
96 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,663 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 )
62 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the chronicle of the misadventures of a London single woman in her early 30s--a goodhearted, overweight, insecure, bumbling, and desperate-to-be-attached Everywoman Bridget Jones--a woman who loves men and loves sex. A true believer in the possibility of romantic fulfillment, on New Year's Day Bridget resolves to lose 20 pounds, cut down on alcohol, cigarettes, and sweets, and find the right man, or indeed, any man. Bridget charts her own progress in her diary, from "tragic spinster" to "wanton sex goddess," with an intrepid spirit, and a delightfully rueful sense of humor
Notting Hill by Roger Michell ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's most famous movie star falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner
Pirate radio ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,191 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
The Vicar of Dibley ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 769 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
The girl in the café ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A touching love story with a powerful humanitarian message. Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant, falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's obligations
Doctor Who by Matt Smith ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 675 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
Four weddings and a funeral by Mike Newell ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romance of two people whose relationship develops over the course of four weddings and a funeral
Four weddings and a funeral by Richard Curtis ( Book )
52 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 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
About time ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 459 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, in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all
Black Adder the complete collector's set ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 409 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
Rowan Atkinson is Mr. Bean the whole Bean ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Bean's unique approach to life and his fellow human beings is sure to provoke laughter
The vicar of Dibley ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 388 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
Mary and Martha ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 359 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
The vicar of Dibley ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 345 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 )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the complete third season of the BBC's popular television series "The Vicar of Dibley" in which a female vicar with a sharp wit and a laid-back attitude brings new ideas to a rural British community
Love actually by Richard Curtis ( Book )
31 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 329 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
Bean [the movie] by Mel Smith ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Bean is sent on a mission to California to escort the world famous painting of "Whistler's Mother" to its new home in the Grierson Gallery. What the gallery owner, one of the richest men in America, and his curator David Langley believe, is that Mr. Bean is Dr. Bean, a renowned art expert. In fact he is just a sleepy-headed, wildly eccentric museum guard. He is also the clumsiest, craziest, wackiest, wildest, most bizarre character they have ever come across, and certainly not someone you would entrust one of the world's most valuable paintings to. But they have
Robbie the Reindeer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hooves of fire: Robbie the reindeer is not sure where he's going in life and is soon convinced he's hopelessly unfit to join Santa's sleigh team. Legend of the lost tribe: The reindeers decide to set up a tourist business providing guided tours
 
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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 (400)
Spanish (27)
French (21)
Multiple languages (10)
German (7)
Chinese (2)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
Japanese (1)
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