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Hurt, William

Overview
Works: 584 works in 2,915 publications in 9 languages and 77,329 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Superhero films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Author, Contributor, Printer, Other, Scenarist, Costume designer, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about William Hurt
Publications by William Hurt
Most widely held works by William Hurt
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( visu )
67 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,938 libraries worldwide
Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( visu )
27 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,824 libraries worldwide
There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan( visu )
56 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,300 libraries worldwide
Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non- conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bonds
The Incredible Hulk by Louis Leterrier( visu )
33 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,224 libraries worldwide
Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. Now, a fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction
Captain America : civil war by Anthony Russo( visu )
18 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,203 libraries worldwide
"The filmmaker,,,understand that they've built up a vast ensemble of character types, all of them played by better-than-average actors..."--Boston Globe
Children of a lesser god by Randa Haines( visu )
79 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,136 libraries worldwide
A love story about John Leeds, an idealistic special education teacher, and a headstrong deaf girl named Sarah. At first, Leeds sees Sarah as a teaching challenge. But soon their relationship blossoms into a love so passionate it shatters the barrier of silence that keeps them apart
The village by M. Night Shyamalan( visu )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,074 libraries worldwide
In a quiet, isolated village in old Pennsylvania, there lies a pact between the people of the village and the creatures who reside in the surrounding woods. The townspeople do not enter the woods, and the creatures do not enter the village. The pact stays intact for many years, that is until the headstrong Lucius Hunt seeks medical supplies from neighboring towns beyond the woods. Animal carcasses begin to appear around the village, causing the elders to fear for the safety of the village, the sanctity of the pact, and so much more
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro( visu )
17 editions published between 720 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,053 libraries worldwide
Edward, the only witness to his father's suicide and a member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion. These are the qualities that help him become recruited for a career in the newly founded Office of Strategic Services (CIA). While working there, his ideals gradually turn to suspicion influence by the Cold War paranoia present within the office. Eventually, he comes an influential veteran operative, while his distrust of everyone around him increases. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to scarifice his ideals and eventually his family
A history of violence by David Cronenberg( visu )
44 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,033 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?
Race by Stephen Hopkins( visu )
13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,842 libraries worldwide
Jesse Owens's quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy
Vantage point by Sigourney Weaver( visu )
21 editions published in 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,799 libraries worldwide
U.S. president Ashton is in Salamanca, Spain to announce plans for a major global summit on terrorism. As he stands behind the podium in front of a loudly cheering crowd, he is shot twice. This is followed minutes later by a small explosion and then a massive blast. Secret Service agents Barnes, Taylor, and Holden immediately jump into action, trying to find the terrorists responsible amid all the chaos. First, the events are seen through the eyes of television news producer Rex Brooks. Then, the assassination attempt is replayed from seven different points of view. Each perspective reveals a few more clues
Body heat by Lawrence Kasdan( visu )
67 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,695 libraries worldwide
A lawyer has a love affair with a woman and gets involved in a plot to kill her husband
The host by Kristin Lucas( visu )
37 editions published in 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,654 libraries worldwide
When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world
Dark city by Alex Proyas( visu )
65 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,492 libraries worldwide
John's life has become a nightmare. He is being hunted by the police for a series of murders he knows nothing about. A woman claiming to be his wife is after him, as is a mysterious 'doctor.' But his worst trouble comes in the form of The Strangers. They are vastly powerful beings who seem to manipulate just about everything in the city. They want John because of the extraordinary powers he manifests. John decides to find out what is happening in his city
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( visu )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,472 libraries worldwide
Gavin Banek is an attorney in a rush to make a court appointment to file legal papers involving a multi-million dollar trust accidentally collides with Doyle Gipson, an alcoholic insurance salesman. Doyle is also in a rush for a court appointment involving the custody of his children. Gavin leaves the scene of the accident and strands Doyle, causing him to miss his custody hearing. During the process of the post-crash discussion, Gavin accidentally drops the papers he needs to present in court. The judge gives him until the end of the day to present the papers and thus begins a cat and mouse game between both men. After a few questionable actions by both men, they finally start questioning their actions and their lives. In the end, both come to a new understanding of what is important and appear to be set in new ethical and moral directions
Broadcast news ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
"This caustic inside look at the Washington news media stars Holly Hunter in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman (William Hurt) and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter (Albert Brooks). James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing"--Container
Lost in space ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The year is 2058. With the earth's resources severely depleted human survival depends upon "The Jupiter Mission." This daring plan will launch an entire family--the Robinsons--into the farthest reaches of hyperspace to colonize "Alpha Prime," the only other habitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find themselves hurtling through uncharted space, facing alien invaders, time- warp wonders and non-stop excitement
 
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Uilyam Hört
Vilijam Hert
William Hurt acteur américain
William Hurt actor american
William Hurt actor estadounidense
William Hurt actor estatunidenc
William Hurt ameerika näitleja
William Hurt Amerikaans filmacteur
William Hurt amerikai színész
William Hurt Amerikano nga aktor
William Hurt amerikansk skådespelare
William Hurt amerikāņu aktieris
William Hurt amerykański aktor
William Hurt attore statunitense
William Hurt US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
William Hurt usona aktoro
William Hurt yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Γουίλιαμ Χερτ
Вилијам Херт
Вилијам Херт американски глумец
Вільям Герт
Уильям Хёрт
Уилям Хърт
Уільям Хёрт
Ուիլյամ Հերթ ամերիկացի դերասան
ויליאם הרט
ויליאם הרט שחקן אמריקאי
وليام هيرت
ويليام هورت
ويليام هورت ممثل أمريكي
ویلیام هرت
ویلیام هرت بازیگر آمریکایی
විලියම් හර්ට්
วิลเลียม เฮิร์ต
უილიამ ჰარტი
윌리엄 허트
ウィリアム・ハート
威廉·赫特
Languages
English (514)
German (25)
French (25)
Italian (14)
Spanish (13)
Multiple languages (5)
Catalan (2)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
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