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Jackman, Hugh

Overview
Works: 309 works in 1,209 publications in 8 languages and 45,474 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Vampire films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Vocalist, Narrator, Interviewee, Host, Singer, Recipient, Artist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Hugh Jackman
Publications by Hugh Jackman
Most widely held works by Hugh Jackman
Happy feet by George Miller( visu )
29 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 3,278 libraries worldwide
Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people
X-Men by Bryan Singer( visu )
88 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,929 libraries worldwide
A war is brewing between those with special powers ("mutants") and the rest of humanity-- and the only ones who can save the humans from certain destruction are a special group of mutants: the "X-Men." (Based on the comic series)
Les misérables by Tim Hooper( visu )
30 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,803 libraries worldwide
In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
X2 X-men united by Bryan Singer( visu )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,765 libraries worldwide
An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( visu )
40 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,362 libraries worldwide
In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
Van Helsing by Stephen Sommers( visu )
53 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,240 libraries worldwide
Deep in the heart of London, the sinister creature, Mr. Hyde, terrorizes the late-night streets in a haunting crime spree. With the city in a panic, the Knights of the Holy Order send Van Helsing into London with the mission of tracking down and capturing the evil Mr. Hyde
X-Men ( visu )
36 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,235 libraries worldwide
With the help of their new recruits, The Beast and Angel, the X-Men must face evolution itself in the form of their former teammate, Jean Grey. Possessed with the cosmic power of the Dark Phoenix, the resurrected Jean Grey has become a danger to herself, her mutant comrades, and the entire planet. A potential cure is discovered and processed to treat and ultimately eliminate the genetic mutations, once and for all. As the battle lines are drawn, the X-Men must contend with both Jean Grey's world-consuming powers, as well as the malevolent Brotherhood
The prestige by Christopher Nolan( visu )
35 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,156 libraries worldwide
In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla
X-Men origins by Gavin Hood( visu )
53 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,029 libraries worldwide
Somewhere in the wilds of northwest Canada in the early 1800s, Logan and Victor, two half-brothers with special powers grow up amid violence. Eventually they will become the near-indestructible warriors known as Wolverine and Sabretooth. William Stryker is a sinister government operative whose Weapon X program experiments keep pulling Wolverine back in. Kayla Silverfox shares a peaceful Canadian co-existence with Wolverine as he tries to drop out of the program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new
Flushed away ( visu )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,943 libraries worldwide
Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust "society mouse" who lives the life of a beloved pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes spewing out of the sink and decides he's hit the jackpot, Roddy schemes to rid himself of the pest by luring him into the "whirlpool." Sid may be an ignorant slob, but he's no fool, so it is Roddy who winds up being flushed away into the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. There Roddy meets Rita, an enterprising scavenger who works the sewers in her faithful boat, the Jammy Dodger. Roddy immediately wants out, or rather, up; Rita wants to be paid for her trouble; and, speaking of trouble, the villainous Toad--who royally despises all rodents equally, making no distinction between mice and rats--wants them iced ... literally. The Toad dispatches his two hapless hench-rats, Spike and Whitey, to get the job done. When they fail, the Toad has no choice but to send to France for his cousin--that dreaded mercenary, Le Frog
Real steel by Shawn Levy( visu )
26 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,876 libraries worldwide
Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to build and train a championship contender
Rise of the guardians ( visu )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,874 libraries worldwide
When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs, and imagination of children all over the world
Kate & Leopold by Hugh Jackman( visu )
43 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,720 libraries worldwide
Kate and her actor brother live in 21st century New York. Her ex-boyfriend, Stuart, has found a spot near the Brooklyn Bridge where there is a gap in time--one can return to the 19th century. Stuart goes back to the 1870s and takes pictures, then is followed back to New York by Leopold. Leopold gets help with fitting into the 21st century from Kate's brother Charlie, and meets Kate herself. Kate is climbing the corporate ladder in advertising, but her growing feelings for Leopold cause her to reevaluate her priorities in life
The fountain by Darren Aronofsky( visu )
34 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,560 libraries worldwide
"Through time and space, one man embarks on a bold 1000-year odyssey to defeat humankind's most indomitable foe: Death"--Container
The Wolverine ( visu )
23 editions published in 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,500 libraries worldwide
Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons
Scoop by Woody Allen( visu )
30 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,261 libraries worldwide
Sondra Pransky is a lowly college newspaper reporter in London for the summer visiting friends. Brought onstage by magician Sid Waterman one night during his act, Sondra is visited by the spirit of famous journalist Joe Strombel while inside one of Sid's "magic" boxes. Given the scoop of a lifetime on the possible identity of the famous tarot card serial killer by the apparition, Sondra, with Sid in tow, tries to infiltrate the aristocratic life of Peter Lyman, only to find a romantic entanglement with the gentleman puts a damper on her efforts to gather the evidence and write a career-making scoop
Swordfish by Dominic Sena( visu )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
When the DEA shuts down a dummy corporation operation code named SWORDFISH, they had generated $400 million which they let sit around; years of compound interest has swelled it to $9.5 billion. A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell, headed by Gabriel, wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away behind super-encryption. He brings in convicted hacker Stanley, who only wants to see his daughter Holly again but can't afford the legal fees, to slice into the government mainframes and get the money
Prisoners ( visu )
17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,171 libraries worldwide
Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads, Dover knows his child's life is at stake and decides he must to take matters into his own hands. How far will he go to protect his family?
Someone like you ( visu )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy about a talk show talent scout whose shaky love life drives her to study the curious mating habits of the male animal
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 991 libraries worldwide
Laurie, an Oklahoma farm gal is courted by boisterous cowboy Curley and by menacing, obsessive farm hand Jud Frye. Fearing that Jud will do something terrible to Curley, Laurie accepts Jud's invitation to the box social. But Curley rescues Laurie from Jud's unwanted advances, and wins her hand. On the eve of their wedding, Laurie and Curley are menaced by Jud. During a fight with Curley, Jud falls on his own knife and is killed. The local deputy insists that Curley be arrested, but he is outvoted by Curley's friends, and the newlyweds are permitted to ride off on their honeymoon
 
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Alternative Names
Jackman, Hugh Michael, 1968-
ジャックマン, ヒュー
Languages
English (550)
French (53)
Spanish (30)
German (17)
Multiple languages (9)
Turkish (3)
Italian (3)
Chinese (2)
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