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Mortensen, Viggo 1958-

Works: 267 works in 1,059 publications in 9 languages and 39,342 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Road films  Fiction  History  Musical settings  Interactive multimedia  Fantasy films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
95 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 6,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
83 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 5,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn, and the brave members of the Fellowship as they continue their quest to destroy the Ring of Power. As darkness descends on Middle-earth, a strange creature named Gollum leads the heroes to the Black Gates of Mordor. The rest of Middle Earth prepares for a battle that will decide the fate of all
Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
64 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 5,282 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 )
30 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,318 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 )
33 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,881 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 )
31 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A holocaust has destroyed the world. Civilization lies in ruins. Nothing grows. The Man and his young son, the Boy, struggle across the devastated, post-apocalyptic landscape, pushing their belongings in a shopping cart, hoping to reach the coast. It is almost impossible to find any food. Life on the road is a deadly game of hide, seek, and devour with bloodthirsty bands of roving, starving, survivalist types, many of whom have fallen into cannibalism. The Man carries the curse of remembering the world as it once was, while for the Boy, the world has always been destroyed, any intimation that life was once different is foreign to his existence. Love--of the Man and Boy for each other--is the one testament to a humanity that remains, even in the face of total chaos
Appaloosa by Ed Harris ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,787 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 )
31 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,646 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 )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,543 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 )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,494 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
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 )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,066 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, the fellowship of the ring original motion picture soundtrack by Howard Shore ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some lyrics on container insert. Music composed, orchestrated and conducted by Howard Shore
On the road by Walter Salles ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tras la muerte de su padre, Sal Paradise, un neoyorquino que aspira a ser escritor, conoce a Dean un ex-presidiario de un encanto arrollador y casado con la seductora Marylou. Sal y Dean se hacen amigos al instante. Sedientos de libertad y decididos a huir de la rutina y la monotonía, emprenden un viaje hacia el sur con Marylou. La película describe este viaje desenfrenado ambientado a finales de la década de 1940
A walk on the moon ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 532 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
Carlito's way by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 524 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
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 377 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
Good by Vincente Amorim ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When John Halder's latest novel is enlisted by the Nazi party to push their agenda, his career and social standing instantly advance. But after learning of the Reich's horrific plans for the future, John must decide whether to do nothing and keep his fame or risk losing everything
The Indian runner by Sean Penn ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers, one a cop with a wife and child, the other a Vietnam veteran who lives his life breaking the laws his brother has vowed to uphold, cope with brotherly love, conflict and the pursuit of dreams
The prophecy by Gregory Widen ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the scene of a bizarre murder, L.A. homicide detective Thomas Dagget discovers a lethal heavenly prophecy now being fulfilled on earth! Yet in his fight to stop the forces of evil, led by the powerful angel Gabriel, Dagget finds an unlikely ally in an elementary school teacher. Together they race against time and terror to save the world as we know it!
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.00 for Mortensen, ... to 0.92 for Skovbo / ...)
Alternative Names
Mortensen, Viggo
Viggo Mortensen
English (508)
Spanish (31)
French (30)
German (9)
Turkish (3)
Catalan (3)
Chinese (1)
Basque (1)
Multiple languages (1)