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Postlethwaite, Pete

Overview
Works: 225 works in 1,079 publications in 10 languages and 37,861 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Crime films  Romance films  Animated films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Narrator, Author, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Pete Postlethwaite
 
Most widely held works by Pete Postlethwaite
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

50 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baz Luhrmann's unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story, with the setting moved from Renaissance-era Verona to modern-day southern California
The usual suspects by Bryan Singer( Visual )

59 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
Inception by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible--inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and German and held by 2,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board a slave ship bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
The Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doug MacRay is leader of a Boston bank robber gang but not cut from the same cloth as his fellow thieves. When Doug falls into a passionate romance with the bank manager briefly taken hostage in their last heist, he wants out of this life and out of the town. As the Feds close in and the crew questions his loyalty, he has one of two choices: betray his friends or lose the woman he loves. Special features include the extended cut
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his wife is murdered in Kenya, Justin Quayle, a mild, low-level diplomat and a constant gardener, must investigate his wife's death, their relationship, and his own heart
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Clash of the Titans, the ultimate struggle for power pits men against kings and kings against gods. But the war between the gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus an unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny."--Back of container
In the name of the father by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

79 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of one man's 15-year struggle and ultimate triumph over a terrible injustice. Gerry Conlon, a petty thief in 1970s London, who is forced to confess to a savage terrorist bombing that he did not commit. When he and his father are both sentenced to life imprisonment as one of the 'Guildford Four', he finds a fiercely dedicated lawyer, to help prove his innocence, clear his father's name and expose the truth behind one of the most shameful legal events in recent history
The lost world : Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free. Now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( Visual )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do you recall how the world looked to you as a child? Everything was huge. Buildings, furniture, and grown-ups -- they all dwarfed you, some of them so large as to seem monstrous. If a thing delighted you, it was a wonder; if it frightened you, it was a terror-this spirit animates this animated version of Roald Dahl's story "James and the Giant Peach." James' parents have died, and now he toils for his cruel aunts, Spiker and Sponge. One day, an old man arrives and gives him bag of glowing green 'crocodile tongues.' James accidentally drops these, whereupon they cause a tree to sprout a giant-size peach. Soon enough, James finds himself magically inside the Peach, where insects have taken up residence. One day the Peach rolls away with James inside, and the adventure begins
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

59 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free, but now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition led by Ian Malcolm to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
The shipping news by Miramax Home Entertainment( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
ÆonFlux by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

400 years in the future, after a virus kills off 99% of the world population, only one city on Earth remains. Ruled by the Goodchild dynasty, it is a perfect society of peace and prosperity - except that its citizens keep mysteriously disappearing. A secret agent/assassin/warrior has been given the mission to bring down the regime. But as she goes deeper into her mission, Aeon uncovers some shocking secrets that put the mission, not to mention her life, in danger
Alice in Wonderland by Nick Willing( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis Carroll's famous story about a girl who falls asleep in a meadow and dreams of entering a magical world, filled with strange adventures and magical creatures. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, interviews, and more
Dragonheart : 2 legendary tales by Adriana Gabriel( Visual )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ago, when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, there lived a knight who would come face-to-face and heart-to-heart with the most remarkable creature that ever existed, the dragon
Dark water by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD : Dahlia has started a new life. She is recently separated from her husband, has a new job and a new apartment, she's determined to put her estranged relationship behind her and devote herself to raising her daughter, Ceci. Then when her strained separation turns into a bitter custody battle, her situation takes a turn for the worse. Her new apartment seems to have a life of its own. Mysterious noises, persistent leaks of dark water, and strange happenings cause her imagination to run wild. This all leads Dahlia on a puzzling and mystifying pursuit to find out who is behind the endless mind games. She begins to frantically search for the links between the riddles and the dark water seems to close in around her
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens' tale of greed and selfishness centers on Martin Chuzzlewit, a wealthy gentleman. With his great fortune at stake, and with Martin's disinherited grandson floundering in America, relatives increasingly desperate to inherit the riches close in on the vulnerable old man
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm
Brassed off! by Mark Herman( Visual )

90 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired miner leads the Grimley Colliery Band, the brass band that the town's miners play in after hours. His hope is to lead them to victory in a national brass band competition, even though they are worried by rumors the mine may close. They acquire a new musician when the granddaughter of a former bandsman comes back to town-- assigned to help determine whether to make the mine closing definite. A story about two old friends and ex-lovers whose surprise reunion turns their lives and the lives of everyone else in town hilariously upside down
The age of stupid by Franny Armstrong( Visual )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete Postlethwaite (the only fictional character) stars as an archivist living alone in the devastated future world of 2055, who spends his days looking at old footage from the years leading up to 2015 when a cataclysmic climate change took place. As he sifts through the relics of our lost and misguided civilization, the archivist asks why Earth's inhabitants did nothing to reverse the effects of climate change while they still had the chance
 
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Pete Postlethwaite acteur britannique

Pete Postlethwaite aktor brytyjski

Pete Postlethwaite attore britannico

Pete Postlethwaite British actor

Pete Postlethwaite Brits filmacteur

Pete Postlethwaite englischer Schauspieler

Petrus Postlethwaite

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Postlethwaite, Peter

Postlethwaite, Peter 1945-2011

Postlethwaite, Peter 1946-2011

Postlethwaite, Peter William 1945-2011

Postlethwaite, Peter William 1946-2011

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The usual suspectsAmistadThe constant gardenerClash of the titansIn the name of the fatherJames and the giant peachJurassic ParkAlice in Wonderland