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Ackland, Joss 1928-

Works: 328 works in 700 publications in 3 languages and 21,546 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical films  Comedy films  Fantasy television programs  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Joss Ackland
Most widely held works by Joss Ackland
The Mighty Ducks( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slapped with a community service assignment, a tough trial lawyer must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win
K-19 the widowmaker by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Vostrikov, a Russian naval officer has being given command of the Soviet Union's first nuclear submarine, K-19, at the height of the Cold War in 1961. The vessel's executive officer Captain Polenin asserts that the flagship is not yet ready for deployment. But, political pressure forces Vostrikov to sail his crew into the North Atlantic anyway, for a missile fire test that serves as a warning to the U.S. The test is a success, but a leak in the K-19's cooling system soon threatens the nuclear payload
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film series about two Los Angeles police detectives
D3 the Mighty Ducks( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Ducks win scholarships to a snooty private school, Coach Bombay announces that he's moving on to greener pastures with the Goodwill Games. Shortly after the team arrive at Eden Hall Academy, they inherit a new coach who turns out to be their worst nightmare. Then with their scholarships on the line, they face their toughest rival, the 10-time championship varsity team
Richard Adams's Watership down( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nestled among the rolling hills and peaceful meadows of England lives a community of rabbits. When their warren is threatened, a small group of brave rabbits escapes into the unknown countryside seeking a new home. Led by the visionary Fiver, they face huge challenges and use strength and cunning to survive, while gaining new allies, battling new enemies and always pursuing their dream." -- Container
A kid in King Arthur's court by Michael Gottlieb( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To 14-year-old little leaguer Calvin Fuller, life is like one big strikeout when he lets his team down. Then an earthquake sends him through a magical time rift, and he finds himself in King Arthur's court. But all is not well with the realm. An aged King Arthur is in danger of losing control to the evil Lord Belasco, and now it's up to Calvin to save the kingdom. But before he can find a way to vanquish Belasco, he must first find a way to conquer his own fears."--Container
Flawless by Michael Radford( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura is an exec at the london diamond corporation who finds herself stifled on the corporate ladder. Hobbs is the equally overlooked night janitor with intimate knowledge of the security & a score to settle with the corporation. Sensing Laura's frustration Hobbs convinces her to help him pull off a heist
Shadowlands( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, this film is about the agonizing spiritual crisis of C.S. Lewis when his wife died from cancer. The love, grief, pain, and sorrow were so shattering to Lewis that his basic Christian beliefs, magnificently communicated in his many books, were now called into serious doubt. But he picked up the pieces and moved out of the depressing "shadowlands," realizing that "real life has not even begun yet."
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caius Martius Coriolanus is a feared and revered Roman general, suddenly pitted against his own city and fellow citizens. Rebelling against the power-hungry designs of his manipulative mother and rejected by his own people, Coriolanus incites a riot that expels him from Rome. The banished hero joins forces with his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius to extract his revenge and determine his destiny
The screwtape letters by C. S Lewis( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence of the worldly-wise old devil to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing damnation of an ordinary young man
The princess and the goblin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a peaceful kingdom is menaced by an army of monstrous goblins, a brave and beautiful princess joins forces with a resourceful peasant boy to rescue the noble king and all his people
The little prince by Richard Kiley( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French pilot crashes his airplane in the middle of the Sahara Desert and comes upon a young prince from another planet. The little prince tells the pilot that he is inspecting the universe and stays in the desert long enough to convey to the pilot his impression of the earth and stories of other planets he has visited
How about you by Anthony Byrne( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie is a free-spirited and headstrong young woman. She is left in charge of a residential home over the Christmas holidays. Her youth and inexperience bring her into conflict with the four grumpy residents. See how the hilarious antics of this uncivilized group, an unlikely romance, and the gradual solidarity that develops between the residents and Ellie unfold
The tragedy of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about a proud Roman general who conquers the Volscians, leads them against Rome in revenge for his banishment, and is killed by the Volscian general when Coriolanus is persuaded to spare the city
Hogfather( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the holiday of Hogswatch in the parallel universe of Discworld, the night when kids anticipate presents from the beloved Hogfather. But someone--or something-- wants the Hogfather out of the way. Now it's up to the most unlikely of heroes to get the holiday back on track before humanity loses all hope
Bill & Ted's bogus journey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the evil De Nomolos dispatches robots to kill Bill & Ted, not only is the future of the universe at stake, but there's no way they can win the battle of the bands. Luckily, when they knock on death's door, he answers, becoming their faithful servant in a whacked-out journey through Heaven, Hell and San Dimas, California. Bill & Ted meet Martians, marry their historical girlfriends, & even learn how to play the guitar
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the ledgendary artist Pable Picasso. The world knew his passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children
John LeCarré's A murder of quality( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley goes to the aid of his former colleague, Ailsa Brimley after she receives a letter from a woman predicting her own murder and naming her husband as the killer. After the woman is found dead, they uncover secret societies, sexual abuse, and a mysterious boy
A little night music original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Zeta-Jones makes her long-awaited Broadway debut in an intimate version of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical. Joining her in this production is stage and screen icon Angela Lansbury
Shroud for a nightingale by P. D. (Phyllis Dorothy), 1920- James( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Dalgliesh visits John Carpenter Hospital to interview an arms dealer, but while he is there, a nurse dies a horrible and violent death during a teaching demonstration
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Alternative Names
Ackland, Jocelyn.

Ackland, Jocelyn 1928-

Ackland, Sidney Edmond Jocelyn 1928-

Joss Ackland acteur britannique

Joss Ackland Angol sznsz

Joss Ackland attore inglese

Joss Ackland britischer Schauspieler

Joss Ackland brytyjski aktor

Джос Акланд

Экленд, Джосс

جاس آکلند

조스 애클랜드


English (174)

Spanish (1)

Chinese (1)

A kid in King Arthur's courtShadowlandsThe screwtape lettersThe little princeShroud for a nightingale