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Hurt, John 1940-

Overview
Works: 582 works in 2,727 publications in 11 languages and 90,884 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Fantasy films  Animated films  Biographical films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Commentator, Author, Director, Speaker, Other, Interviewee, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Hellboy II the golden army by Guillermo del Toro( visu )
49 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,340 libraries worldwide
In the 1940s, the Third Reich has joined forces with the evil Grigori Rasputin, who has used his occult powers to summon up a demon from the depths of Hell. However, the demonic creature is captured by American forces, and put in the care of Professor Broom. Under Broom's care, Hellboy develops the desire to do good. Sixty years later he takes action as part of an elite secret defense team alongside Liz Sherman, and Abe Sapian, an aquatic humanoid with the power of telepathy. Hellboy finds himself facing the powerful Rasputin determined to bring the demon back to the forces of darkness
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
25 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 3,144 libraries worldwide
Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
V for vendetta by James McTeigue( visu )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,668 libraries worldwide
Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( visu )
33 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,354 libraries worldwide
Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway (Foster) receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( visu )
35 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,173 libraries worldwide
At the height of the Cold War, a precarious operation goes deadly wrong, and the head of British Intelligence wonders if a double agent is leaking vital secrets. Brought out of retirement to expose the potential mole, master spy George Smiley is the only one who can be trusted to expose one of their own. Or can he? As the emotional and physical tolls mount on the high-ranking suspects, Smiley will be forced into the ultimate international spy game where everyone's motives are in question
Richard Adams's Watership down by Richard Adams( visu )
29 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,165 libraries worldwide
A band of rabbits escapes the threatened collapse of their highly developed civilization only to find the same dangers (predatory men and beasts, and a totalitarian state imposed by their own species) in their new domain. Animated
The elephant man by David Lynch( visu )
110 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,042 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( visu )
54 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,784 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
Melancholia by Lars von Trier( visu )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,606 libraries worldwide
"Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgåard) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine's sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth threatening the very existence of humankind"--Container
Snowpiercer by Chun-ho Pong( visu )
19 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,583 libraries worldwide
The film is set in the future (AD 2031) where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an ice age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. Its inhabitants are divided by class; the lower-class passengers in one of the last cars stage an uprising, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful live
Rob Roy by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
37 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
"When a harsh winter threatens the majestic Scottish Highlands, Rob Roy MacGregor is forced to borrow money from the less-than-noble Marquis of Montrose to provide for his clan. When Montrose's evil henchmen conspire to take the wealth for themselves, they thrust Rob into the most challenging battle of his life." -- Container
Hercules by Dwayne Johnson( visu )
18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,462 libraries worldwide
Based on Radical Comics' Hercules by Steve Moore, this ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth. It offers the truth behind the myth by presenting the fashioning of a warrior who, for all his strength and courage, is flesh and blood
Immortals by Tarsem Singh( visu )
21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,433 libraries worldwide
"In this epic tale of vengeance and destiny, power-mad King Hyperion ... threatens to destroy all of humanity on his maniacal quest to obtain the ultimate weapon - the legendary Epirus Bow that gives the power to unleash war on both Heaven and Earth. But Theseus..., a heroic young villager chosen by the gods, rises up to stop Hyperion's brutal rampage. With supernatural help from the beautiful oracle Phaedra..., Theseus embraces his destiny and leads a fierce band of warriors in a desperate fight for the future of mankind"--Container
The skeleton key ( visu )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,246 libraries worldwide
When Caroline Ellis takes a job as a hospice worker in Louisiana's bayous, she unlocks a deadly secret involving magic, conjure, and sacrifice that pulls her into a terrifying world of strange, frightening, and unexplained incidents. The key to escaping may lie in a decrepit attic, but if she dares to believe in what she discovers, everything she fears will become real
J.R.R. Tolkien's the lord of the rings by Ralph Bakshi( visu )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
When a dangerous and powerful magic ring falls into his hands, a hobbit named Frodo gets caught up in an adventure. The mighty wizard Gandolf and a daring band of elves, dwarfs and warriors defend their enchanted land from the wicked sorcerer who would see it destroyed
Aliens by James Cameron( visu )
20 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 131 libraries worldwide
The crew of the deep space towing vessel Nostromo are awakened from hypersleep to investigate a strange signal from a nearby planet. While investigating the signal, they discover it was intended as a warning, and not an SOS
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part 1 by Daniel Radcliffe( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Part 2 In the epic finale, the battle between good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. It all ends here
Who do you think you are? ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Well-known Australians play detective as they go in search of their family history, revealing secrets from the past. Taking us to all corners of Australia and the globe are the stories of six individuals seeking to find the definitive answer to where they came from. Along the way, secrets are uncovered and struggles overcome, but most of all, each person is going to discover that the stories of individuals are inextricably linked to the story of the nation - that their identity, just like all of ours, is part of Australia¹s identity. Combining emotional personal journeys with big-picture history, these are inspiring, sometimes challenging, stories which remind us how we've come to be the people that we are today
 
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Alternative Names
Džon Hert
Hurt, John
Hurt, John Vincent.
Hurt, John Vincent 1940-
Ioannes Hurt
John Hurt acteur britannique
John Hurt actorul britanic
John Hurt angielski aktor
John Hurt attore britannico
John Hurt britischer Schauspieler
John Hurt British actor
John Hurt Brits filmacteur
Τζον Χερτ
Джон Гарт
Джон Хёрт
Джон Хърт
Жон Хёрт
Џон Херт
Ջոն Հըրթ
ג'ון הרט
جان هارت صداپیشه، بازیگر، و کاشف بریتانیایی
جون هرت
ჯონ ჰარტი
존 허트
ジョン・ハート
尊·赫
尊赫
莊赫特
约翰·赫特
Languages
English (465)
Spanish (29)
German (22)
French (18)
Chinese (4)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Esperanto (1)
Arabic (1)
Polish (1)
Dutch (1)
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