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Mortensen, Viggo 1958-

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Works: 354 works in 1,228 publications in 9 languages and 41,050 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  History  Musical settings  Fantasy films  Lord of the Rings films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Narrator, Other, Singer, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Lord of the rings by Peter Jackson ( Visual )
81 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 6,195 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
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
62 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 5,197 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
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 4,970 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
Hidalgo by John Fusco ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,402 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 1,951 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 )
37 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,923 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 1,848 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 )
27 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,731 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 1,567 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 )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,544 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 )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,202 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 1,073 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. It isn't. In fact, very little is what it seems
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 919 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
On the road ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 761 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
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 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some lyrics on container insert. Music composed, orchestrated and conducted by Howard Shore
Carlito's way by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 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
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This third installment finds Middle-Earth on the verge of great change. Frodo and Sam are approaching Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and a massive battle is about to ensue that will determine the fate of Middle Earth
A walk on the moon ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 520 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 413 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 )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 379 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
 
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Mortensen, Viggo
Mortensen, Viggo Peter 1958-
Viggo Mortensen
Languages
English (515)
Spanish (24)
French (13)
German (12)
Italian (7)
Catalan (3)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
Basque (1)
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