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Mortensen, Viggo 1958-

Overview
Works: 324 works in 1,178 publications in 9 languages and 40,200 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History  Musical settings  Fantasy films  Lord of the Rings films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Other, Singer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
61 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 5,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Assisted by a fellowship of heroes, Middle-earth hobbit, Frodo Baggins, plunges into a perilous trek to take the mystical One Ring to Mount Doom so that it and its magical powers can be destroyed and never possessed by evil Lord Sauron. An epic adventure of good against evil, the power of friendship, and individual courage
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
52 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fellowship has been broken. Boromir is dead; Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee have gone to Mordor alone to destroy the One Ring; Merry and Pippin have been captured by the Uruk-hai; Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli have made friends of the Rohan, a race of humans that are in the path of the upcoming war, led by its aging king, Theoden. The two towers between Mordor and Isengard, Barad-dur and Orthanc, have united in their lust for destruction. The corrupt wizard Saruman and his slimy assistant, Grima Wormtongue, have created a grand Uruk-hai army bent on the destruction of Man. The rebellion against Sauron is building up, led by the wizard Gandalf the White. One of the Ring's original bearers, the creature Gollum has tracked Frodo and Sam down in search of his "precious", but is captured by the Hobbits and used to lead them to Mt. Doom. The War of the Ring begins
Lord of the rings by Orlando Bloom ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
Hidalgo by John Fusco ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible
A history of violence by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom is a loving, well-respected family man from a small Indiana town. When two criminals show up at his diner, Tom is forced to take action and thwart the robbery attempt. Suddenly heralded as a local hero who took the courage to stand up to crime, people look up to Tom as a man of high moral regard. But all the media attention attracts the likes of the mob, who show up at Tom's doorstep. Is it a case of mistaken identity or does Tom have a history that no one knows about?
The road by John Hillcoat ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A father and his son are two of the last remaining people on earth after an unexplained tragedy has destroyed most of life. As the two head south, they are faced with many trials and tribulations along the way. An intense bond between the father and son is formed as together they strive to not only survive, but to retain humanity as they help the people they encounter along the way
Appaloosa by Ed Harris ( Visual )
36 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1880s, the American West. Randall Bragg is a rich landowner who is wanted for murdering the town marshal. Lawman Virgil Cole and his deputy Everett Hitch are two friends who are hired to defend a lawless town from the murderous rancher. Their efforts become complicated and their friendship is tested when a young widow arrives in town
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna, a midwife at a North London hospital, finds the diary of a Russian teenager who dies giving birth to a baby, and resolves to find the young girls' relatives in the hopes of providing the orphaned child with a loving family. As Anna follows the clues the diary provides, she finds evidence of a local Russian mob's criminal activities, and meets Nikolai, a formidable mob enforcer. Anna and Nikolai find themselves growing close as the Russian mobsters behind the girl's death become aware of Anna's discoveries regarding their crimes
28 days by Betty Thomas ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A high-flying party girl gets herself a DUI and 28 days in rehab -- and ends up discovering that real happiness must come from within
A dangerous method by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The relationship between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung and his mentor Sigmund Freud is torn apart when Sabina Spielrein, a troubled but beautiful young woman, comes between them and forever changes the face of modern thought
The lord of the rings by Peter Jackson ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elderly hobbit Bilbo Baggins relinquishes possession of a golden ring possessing magical powers to Frodo, his youthful heir. Charged with casting the ring into the fires from which it was forged, the young hobbit begins an arduous trek across Middle-earth, accompanied by a stalwart band including his best friend Sam, the mercurial wizard Gandalf, the warrior Aragorn, and the blustery Gimli, among others. Opposed by the treacherous sorcerer Saruman and the demonic emissaries of Sauron, the Dark Lord, this ever-embattled Fellowship makes its way slowly toward the dark land of Mordor
The lord of the rings, the return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fellowship divides to conquer, as Frodo and Sam, with the help and hindrance of Gollum, continue on their way to Mount Doom. Gandalf and Pippin ride to Minas Tirith to help defend Gondor, while Merry remains with Eowyn and the other Rohan fighters. Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli seek aid from those that live in the Cursed Mountains. All these battles have one ultimate goal in mind: to distract the Eye of Sauron and buy Frodo as much time as possible in order to destroy the One Ring
G. I Jane by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lieutenant O'Neil is the first woman ever given the opportunity to earn a place in the armed forces' most highly skilled combat unit--the elite Navy SEALs. But the already brutal rigors of training camp turn into an unimaginable test of courage and determination once it becomes clear that no one--powerful politicians, top military brass or her male Navy SEAL teammates--wants her to succeed
A perfect murder by Andrew Davis ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To Manhattan's elite, Wall Street wheeler-dealer Steven Taylor seems like a devoted husband. He isn't. Beautiful, accomplished Emily Bradford Taylor seems like a faithful wife. She isn't. And when Steven hires Emily's lover to kill her, it seems like a perfect murder. But is it? Very little is what it seems in the sleek, sophistacated thriller sizzling with suspense and sharp dialogue
The lord of the rings by Peter Jackson ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frodo and Samwise press on toward Mordor: Gollum insists on being the guide. Can anyone so corrupted by the ring be trusted? Frodo is increasingly under the sway of the ring wonders if he can trust himself. Meanwhile, Aragorn, drawing closer to his kingly destiny, rallies the forces of good for the battles that are about to come. Dark Lord's army is fast approaching Gondor and the War of the Ring is about to begin
The lord of the rings, the return of the king by Howard Shore ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some lyrics on container insert. Music composed, orchestrated and conducted by Howard Shore
On the road ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traveling cross-country, young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly
Carlito's way by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Carlito is released from prison on a technicality, he feels that this is his chance to go straight. However, his cronies from the past and younger gangsters who are trying to make a name for themselves, make this impossible
A walk on the moon ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the summer of 1969 and realizing she missing the sexual revolution Pearl has a passionate affair with a free-spirited young man, but then she has to make a choice between her husband and family or her newfound desires
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Criminal on the run, Marion Crane (Anne Heche) takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates (Vince Vaughn)--a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his 'mother.' Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts inquiries from her sister (Julianne Moore) and a private investigator (William H. Macy). They both soon discover the morbid bond linking Norman to his mysterious 'mother' at the Bates Motel"--Container label
 
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Mortensen, Viggo
Viggo Mortensen
Languages
English (502)
French (13)
German (10)
Spanish (7)
Italian (6)
Catalan (3)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
Basque (1)
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