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Broadbent, Jim

Overview
Works: 351 works in 1,275 publications in 6 languages and 61,992 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Humor  Biography  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Singer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jim Broadbent
Publications by Jim Broadbent
Most widely held works by Jim Broadbent
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( visu )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 3,686 libraries worldwide
Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy decide to play hide-and-seek, and during the game Lucy discovers a mysterious wardrobe. She tucks herself inside and backs to the rear of the cabinet, there she finds herself in an entirely different world. The place is called Narnia, and it's been locked in winter for over 100 years by someone known as "The White Witch."
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by David Yates( visu )
38 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 3,528 libraries worldwide
Emboldened by the return of Lord Voldemort, the Death Eaters are wreaking havoc in both the Muggle and wizarding worlds. Hogwarts, once thought to be a safe haven, may no longer be safe. Harry suspects that new dangers may lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Harry will have to help him uncover a vital key to unlocking Voldemort's defenses, a critical piece of information known only to Horace Slughorn, Hogwarts' former Potions Professor. Dumbledore manipulates his old colleague into returning to his previous post with promises of more money, a bigger office and the chance to teach the famous Harry Potter
Moulin Rouge! by Baz Luhrmann( visu )
47 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 3,467 libraries worldwide
Christian (McGregor), an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine (Kidman), queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( visu )
18 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,596 libraries worldwide
Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure
Bridget Jones's diary by Helen Fielding( visu )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,590 libraries worldwide
In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( visu )
32 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,528 libraries worldwide
In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured in to the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits" organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead, and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
The iron lady ( visu )
25 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,426 libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Robots by Chris Wedge( visu )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,359 libraries worldwide
In a world populated entirely by robots, a young, idealist inventor sets off for Robot City to make his mark on the world. Once he arrives, he is confronted with a reality that is nothing like his dreams and aspirations
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée( visu )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,005 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of Queen Victoria from her childhood to her early rise to power and the first turbulent years of her rule. Her romantic relationship and eventual marriage to Prince Albert culminates in a royal power struggle which ultimately is the key to her happiness when she comes to the realization that he is someone she can fully trust and believe in
Inkheart by Iain Softley( visu )
20 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,993 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service
Bridget Jones the edge of reason by Helen Fielding( visu )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,804 libraries worldwide
London-based thirty-something Bridget Jones continues her romantic relationship with Mark Darcy, despite many humorous complications
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( visu )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,766 libraries worldwide
Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
Borrowers by Peter Hewitt( visu )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,763 libraries worldwide
The miniature Clock family has lived with the Lenders for years ... the human "beans" just don't know it. Little things keep disappearing and the "Beans" can't figure out that the Clocks are simply "borrowing household items for their own home within the walls." When the evil, scheming lawyer Ocious P. Potter tries to evict the Lenders from their happy home, the Borrowers try to stop him with a little ingenuity. Suddenly, the toaster's a catapult, the measuring tape is an elevator, the dental floss is a backpack, and the lawyer is about to meet his match
Iris by Richard Eyre( visu )
48 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
Story of the romance between writer, Iris Murdoch and her literary critic husband, and their struggle with Murdoch's Alzheimer's disease
Around the world in 80 days ( visu )
10 editions published in 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 1,611 libraries worldwide
In a lively discussion with Lord Kelvin, inventor Phileas Fogg states his belief that it's possible for someone to travel around the globe in a mere 80 days. Kelvin challenges him to prove it, and adds a wager: if Fogg can't circumnavigate the globe in 80 days, he'll have to give up inventing forever. Fogg and his crew of two take the challenge. They travel by train, boat, balloon, horseback, or any other means at their disposal. However, Fogg and his companions are accused of involvement in a bank robbery and have to clear their names as well
Cloud atlas by Tom Tykwer( visu )
18 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,531 libraries worldwide
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. The story is a time-shifting weave of six interlinking narratives, with diverse settings from the savagery of a Pacific Island in the 1850s to a dystopian Korea of the near future
Arthur Christmas ( visu )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,525 libraries worldwide
On Christmas at the North Pole, Santa's youngest son looks to use his father's high-tech operation for an urgent mission
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( visu )
49 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,287 libraries worldwide
Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
Richard III by Richard Loncraine( visu )
38 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,258 libraries worldwide
Anachronistic recasting of the Shakespeare tragedy. In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new king sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself
 
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Languages
English (455)
German (15)
French (15)
Spanish (12)
Chinese (2)
Italian (1)
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