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Nighy, Bill 1949-

Overview
Works: 330 works in 989 publications in 8 languages and 55,986 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fantasy films  Vampire films  Horror films  Fiction  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Bill Nighy
Publications by Bill Nighy
Most widely held works about Bill Nighy
 
Most widely held works by Bill Nighy
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K Rowling( visu )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,390 libraries worldwide
Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him
Rango by Gore Verbinski( visu )
16 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,384 libraries worldwide
Rango is a lizard who imagines himself an actor who literally breaks the fourth wall of his terrarium when the hatchback car in which he is riding swerves and sends him careening. Abandoned in the desert amid the shards of his former home, Rango makes his way to the nearby town of Dirt, which is experiencing a mysterious water shortage. The actor in Rango seizes the opportunity to invent a grandiloquent new image for himself, and as in many a Western, the stranger in town is suddenly promoted to the rank of sheriff. Along the way to solving the mystery of the vanishing water supply, he must survive highway crossings, giant hawks, an army of bat-riding prairie dogs, and a gun slinging rattlesnake
Love actually by Richard Curtis( visu )
36 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,377 libraries worldwide
It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
The best exotic Marigold Hotel by Maggie Smith( visu )
21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,238 libraries worldwide
"When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways." -- Container
Pirates of the Caribbean ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,102 libraries worldwide
Captain Jack owes a blood debt to the legendary Davy Jones, who captains the ghostly Flying Dutchman. Unless Jack can find a way out, he will be cursed to an afterlife of eternal servitude and damnation
Pirates of the Caribbean by Walt Disney( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 2,045 libraries worldwide
After Elizabeth, Will, and Captain Barbossa rescue Captain Jack Sparrow, who is trapped in Davy Jones' Locker, they must face their foes. Lord Cutler Beckett, now has control of Jones' heart and forms a dark alliance with him in order to rule the seas and wipe out the last of the Pirates. Jack, Barbossa, Will, Elizabeth, and crew must call the Pirate Lords from the four corners of the globe, including the infamous Sao Feng, together. The Pirate Lords want to release the goddess Calypso, Davy Jones's damned lover, from the trap they sent her. The Pirate Lords must combine the 9 pieces that bound her by ritual to undo it and release her in hopes that she will help them fight. All pirates will stand together and make their final stand for freedom against Beckett, Jones, Norrington, the Flying Dutchman, and the entire East India Trading Company
Flushed away by David Bowers( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,931 libraries worldwide
Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust "society mouse" who lives the life of a pampered pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes out of the sink, he desides he had hit the jackpot. Roddy schemes to rid himself of Sid by luring him into the "whirlpool." Sid may be an ignorant slob, but he's no fool, but 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 the Jammy Dodger, her faithful boat. Roddy immediately wants out, or rather, up. Trouble comes in the form of the villainous Toad - who royally despises all rodents. 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, Le Frog, the dreaded mercenary
G-Force by Hoyt Yeatman( visu )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,787 libraries worldwide
Armed with the latest high-tech spy equipment, a covert government program of trained guinea pigs discover that the fate of the world is in their paws. Darwin is the squad leader determined to succeed at all costs; Blaster is an outrageous weapons expert with tons of attitude and a love for all things extreme; and Juarez, a sexy martial arts pro. Joining the group is Mooch, the literal fly-on-the-wall reconnaissance expert, and star-nosed mole Speckles, the computer and information specialist. The team takes on a mission for the U.S. government to stop the evil billionaire Leonard Saber who plans to destroy the world with household appliances. Before they can accomplish their mission, the government shuts them down and they are sentenced to a pet shop. There, they encounter a myriad of other members of the animal kingdom, including the lazy Hurley and hamster Bucky. They will escape the cage to defeat the villain, stop his threat, and save the world
Notes on a scandal by Judi Dench( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,708 libraries worldwide
Barbara Covett (Dench) is a teacher who rules over her classroom with an iron fist, yet leads a desperate, solitary life outside it. That is, until she meets radiant new art teacher Sheba Hart (Blanchett). Although at first overjoyed with her newfound kindred spirit, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having an affair with a teenage student, her jealously and rage spiral out of control
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth--a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
Arthur Christmas ( visu )
28 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Slovenian and held by 1,632 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
Underworld by Len Wiseman( visu )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,470 libraries worldwide
A war has been raging between the Vampires and the Lycans for centuries. Selene is a vampire Death Dealer who finds out that the Lycans have plans to capture Michael. As Selene begins to track Michael, she becomes more convinced that the Lycans are planning an attack against the Death Dealers. The vampire kingpin, Kraven, is certain the Lycans do not have that kind of intelligence. As Selene shadows Michael, she finds herself wanting to protect him, but when he's attacked by Lucian, the leader of the werewolf community, and the man she wants to save has now become a sworn enemy
Shaun of the dead by Edgar Wright( visu )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,461 libraries worldwide
When flesh eating zombies go on the hunt for a bite to eat, it is up to Shaun and his best pal to save their friends and family from becoming the next entree
Hot fuzz by Edgar Wright( visu )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
Nicholas Angel is the finest cop London has to offer. He has an arrest record that is higher than any other officer on the force. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so obvious. They send him to the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford. He is partnered with the well-meaning but overeager police officer Danny Butterman, who is the son of the police chief. Danny is a huge action movie fan and believes this may be his chance to experience the life of gunfights and car chases. However, as a series of grisly accidents rocks the village, Angel is convinced that Sandford is not what it seems and as the intrigue deepens, Danny's dreams of explosive, high-octane, car-chasing, gunfighting, all-out action seem more and more like a reality
Total recall by Colin Farrell( visu )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,428 libraries worldwide
Factory worker Douglas Quaid begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall, a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led. Includes both the rated and unrated versions of the film
About time ( visu )
17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,417 libraries worldwide
"The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's ... father ... tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life--so he decides to make his world a better place-- by getting a girlfriend... But as his unusual life progresses, Tim finds out that this unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all familes, everywhere... in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all"--Container
Jack the giant slayer ( visu )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 1,363 libraries worldwide
"Centuries after a fearsome race of giants was defeated in battle and banished to a sky kingdom, a young farmhand named Jack ... unwittingly causes an enormous beanstalk to take root. In the process, his beloved Princess Isabelle is carried miles into the clouds, straight into the clutches of the bloodthirsty giants. Now, with the help of the king's military commander ... this unlikely hero gets a chance to become a legend"--Container
Astro Boy by David Bowers( visu )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,334 libraries worldwide
Set in futuristic Metro City. When a brilliant scientist's young son dies, he secretly creates a powerful robot boy he names Astro Boy. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, Astro Boy embarks on a journey in search of acceptance. Along his way he experiences betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him
Wrath of the Titans by Sam Worthington( visu )
20 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
Zeus is betrayed by Hades, captured and brought to the Underworld, and Perseus must abandon his attempts to retire to a quiet life as a fisherman, find Zeus, and end the Titans' struggle to rule the earth
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
Seconds before Earth is destroyed to make way for a new hyperspace bypass, mild-mannered Arthur Dent is whisked into space by his best friend Ford Prefect, an alien posing as an out-of-work actor. Accompanied by their fellow travellers, Zaphod Beeblebrox, the cool but dim-witted President of the Galaxy, Earth girl Trillian, and Marvin the paranoid android, Arthur and Ford search for the ultimate answer to the mystery of Life, the Universe and Everything - always with a wholly remarkable publication at their side: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
 
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Nighy, William Francis.
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