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Bettany, Paul 1971-

Overview
Works: 194 works in 692 publications in 8 languages and 34,788 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Naval history  Fiction  Biography  Military history  History  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Paul Bettany
Publications by Paul Bettany
Most widely held works about Paul Bettany
 
Most widely held works by Paul Bettany
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( visu )
52 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,878 libraries worldwide
The true story of a troubled Princeton mathematician who is able to overcome years of suffering from schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize
Master and commander the far side of the world by Peter Weir( visu )
68 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,722 libraries worldwide
The year is 1805 and Europe has fallen to Napoleon. The Royal Navy is the only thing standing in his way to total victory. Off the coast of South America, a new conflict is brewing. Captain Jack 'Lucky Jack' Aubrey and his Man-of-War HMS Surprise is under orders to sink or capture the French privateer Acheron, which has been deployed to the region. After seven weeks of uneventful sailing, the Acheron strikes first, all but crippling the Surprise in an engagement in which Aubrey realizes his enemy's ship is nautically superior to his own. Along with his close friend and confidant, ship's surgeon Stephan Maturin, Aubrey is now faced with the choice of retreating to England and admitting defeat or remaining at the Acheron's mercy. Aubrey must now do the impossible if he is to survive, repair his ship, catch up to his enemy and defeat the Acheron
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( visu )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,948 libraries worldwide
While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is informed that the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, the Surete have found a baffling cipher. Solving the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci. These clues are hidden in plain sight for all to see, and yet ingeniously disguised by the painter. Langdon joins forces with Sophie Neveu, a French cryptologist, who learns the late curator was involved in the secret society known as the Priory of Sion. In a race to get answers before the Catholic Church puts a stop to them, Langdon and Neveu match wits with a faceless power broker who appears to work for Opus Dei - a clandestine, Vatican-sanctioned secret organization believed to have long plotted to seize the Priory's secret. Unless Langdon and Neveu can decipher the labyrinthine puzzle in time, the Priory's secret, and a stunning historical truth, will be lost forever
The secret life of bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,208 libraries worldwide
Fourteen year old Lily Owens flees her cruel, angry father with her caregiver and friend, Rosaleen to a South Carolina town where she is taken in by the bee-keeping Boatwright sisters
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( visu )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,159 libraries worldwide
The rousing story of lowborn William Thatcher's quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. Follow this fearless squire and his band of medieval misfits as they careen their way toward impossible glory that's part romance, part road trip and part exuberant swashbuckling
Inkheart by Iain Softley( visu )
27 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 2,132 libraries worldwide
When Mo Folchart reads a story aloud, the characters leap off the page. Literally. And that's a problem. One night he brings out three characters from Inkheart, a story set in medieval times and filled with magical beings. Capricorn and Basta are two villains. Dustfinger is a fire-eater. Now, 10 years later Mo's daughter, Meggie, discovers the truth and it's up to her to escape Capricorn's evil grasp. Mo has been searching for a long lost book that will help so he can use his special powers to send the interlopers back to their world
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée( visu )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,063 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
The tourist by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck( visu )
32 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,919 libraries worldwide
During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, Frank unexpectedly finds himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise, an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( visu )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,760 libraries worldwide
Jack Stanfield is a bank's security chief who has designed a computer system and firewall to protect his employer from fraud. One day, after being introduced to a man named Bill Cox, Jack finds himself ambushed and staring down a gun barrel. The man holding the gun is Cox. Jack arrives home to find his family held hostage. Cox and his crew of thieves want Jack to hack through his employer's computer security and transfer $100 million to Cox's bank accounts in the Caymans. Failure to comply means the death of Jack's family. Once Cox has the money, it becomes obvious that there was no intention of letting anyone live. Cox leaves one of his henchman to eliminate Jack. When Jack kills the thug who was supposed to kill him, Cox's plans are ruined. Now, Jack must race against time to get his family back before Cox can carry out any more of his plans
Margin call by J. C Chandor( visu )
30 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,626 libraries worldwide
Who cares about the suffering--existential, financial, or other--of those who blindly mismanaged our monies into this ever-expanding, nay, verily bottomless pit of debt? No one, but this film may help viewers understand A) the birth of current financial woes, and B) what it might have been like, in those first few hours within the confines of an early investment trading firm casualty. Fueled by a mass layoff, a thumb drive, and a rocket-scientist-cum-analyst who really understands the numbers, the last night of good times on Wall Street unfolds as rung by rung, up the executive ladder, travels news that is -- apocalyptic. For viewers who still have no idea of how 2008's meltdown happened, this film is one fiction that will make it ever so much more real
Wimbledon by Richard Loncraine( visu )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
An aging male tennis star has one last shot, and two weeks, to win the greatest tennis tournament and the heart of an upcoming women's tennis star
Dogville by Lars von Trier( visu )
32 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( visu )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
Dr. Will Caster is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments take on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into one such program
Priest by Paul Bettany( visu )
26 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece
Legion by Scott Stewart( visu )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
When God loses his faith in mankind, he sends a legion of angels to bring about Armageddon. An out of the way diner becomes the setting for the ultimate battle of survival as Archangel Michael helps the group of strangers defend themselves and ensure the birth of a baby who will become the new messiah
Creation by Randal Keynes( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 877 libraries worldwide
Gives viewers a unique inside look at Charles Darwin, his family, and his love for his deeply religious wife, as he is torn between faith and science. Darwin struggles to finish his legendary book, On the Origin of Species, which goes on to become the foundation for evolutionary biology
Marvel's the Avengers by Robert Downey( visu )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Marvel makes cinematic history as it unites the superhero team-up of a lifetime. Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, and Captain America assemble together for the very first time ever in this epic, action-packed blockbuster alongside Black Widow, Hawkeye, and Nick Fury
The reckoning by Paul McGuigan( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Set in 14th century England, the story involves a priest who leaves the church after committing adultery. He falls in with a troupe of traveling actors. The group ends up in a small town where a mute woman is accused of witchcraft and murder. Drawn to the woman, the troupe re-creates the events in hopes of drawing a crowd and solving the crime
Sharpe's Waterloo ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
When Sharpe hears of Napoleon's return from exile he goes back to the Army. Placed on staff of the incompetent Prince of Orange he reunites with the Chosen Men and organises the defences for the Battle of Waterloo
The heart of me by Thaddeus O'Sullivan( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Socialite Madeleine invites her bohemian sister Dinah to stay with her and her husband, Rickie. Rickie and Dinah find themselves unable to control their desire for each other. What starts as a momentary affair spirals into decades of deception
 
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Alternative Names
Bettany, Paul
Languages
English (380)
German (13)
Spanish (11)
Italian (6)
French (4)
Multiple languages (3)
Chinese (2)
Russian (1)
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