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Skarsgård, Stellan

Overview
Works: 251 works in 834 publications in 9 languages and 40,727 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  History  Fiction  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Stellan Skarsgård
Publications by Stellan Skarsgård
Most widely held works about Stellan Skarsgård
 
Most widely held works by Stellan Skarsgård
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( visu )
28 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 2,987 libraries worldwide
Will Hunting is a headstrong, working-class genius who's failing the lessons of life. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor, who might be the only man who can reach him
Mamma mia! by Benny Andersson( visu )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,826 libraries worldwide
20-year-old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancee, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes according to plan. Now, old loves are re-kindled, new loves are formed, and Sophie risks everything to discover the true identity of her father
Pirates of the Caribbean by Walt Disney( visu )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 2,715 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
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and German and held by 2,337 libraries worldwide
"Basada en una historia real, la película narra la travesía increíble de una grupo de esclavos africanos que se apoderan del barco de sus raptores con la intención de regresar a su amada tierra natal. El barco, La Amistad, es capturado y los esclavos son llevados a los Estados Unidos donde son encarcelados a la espera de un juicio, acusados de asesinato. El hecho capta la atención de todo el país y genera una polemica que pone en entredicho los cimientos mismos del sistema. Para los hombres y mujeres en el estrado sin embargo, todo se reduce a una lucha por el derecho fundamental de la humanidad: La libertad".--Contenedor
Angels & demons ( visu )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,292 libraries worldwide
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of the most powerful underground organization in history, the Illuminati. Upon learning of an unstoppable terrorist act against the Vatican, Langdon travels to Rome and joins forces with Italian scientist Vittoria Vetra and together they will follow the 400-year-old Path of Illumination that leads to the Vatican's only chance for survival
The girl with the dragon tattoo by The girl with the dragon tattoo (Motion picture)( visu )
27 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,216 libraries worldwide
Hoping to distance himself from the fallout of a libel conviction, journalist Mikael Blomkvist retreats to a remote island in Sweden's far north where the unsolved murder of a young girl still haunts her industrialist uncle forty years later. Ensconced in a cottage on the island where the killer may still roam, Blomkvist's investigation draws him into the secrets and lies of the rich and powerful, and throws him together with one unlikely ally: tattooed, punk hacker, Lisbeth Salander
King Arthur by Jerry Bruckheimer( visu )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,888 libraries worldwide
A reluctant leader, Arthur wishes only to leave Britain and return to the peace and stability of Rome. Before he can, one final mission leads him and his Knights of the Round Table - Lancelot, Galahad, Bors, Tristan, and Gawain - to the conclusion that when Rome is gone, Britain will need a leader to fill the void. Britain needs a king - someone not only to defend against the current threat of invading Saxons, but to lead the isle into the new age. Under the guidance of Merlin, and the beautiful Guinevere by his side, Arthur will have to find the strength to change the course of history
Marvel's The Avengers by Robert Downey( visu )
14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,844 libraries worldwide
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army
Thor by Kenneth Branagh( visu )
15 editions published in 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,787 libraries worldwide
When the arrogant warrior Thor is banished to Earth from his homeworld of Asgard, he must fight to reclaim his lost powers. Pursued by an invasion force sent to destroy him, the fallen God of Thunder must rise to the battle and learn what it takes to become a true hero
Melancholia by Lars von Trier( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,234 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
Ronin by John Frankenheimer( visu )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
The Cold War may be over, but a new world order keeps a group of covert mercenaries employed by the highest bidder. Known as Ronin, these operatives are assembled in France for a seemingly routing mission to steal a top-secret briefcase. The simple task soon proves explosive as the underworld organizations vie for the same prize
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( visu )
74 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
Bess, a pious, young Scottish woman, prays to God to send her husband, Jan, home from his job on an offshore oil rig. When an accident sends him home paralyzed, she's filled with guilt and submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery. In English with Korean subtitles
Goya's ghosts by Miloš Forman( visu )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 898 libraries worldwide
Told through the eyes of celebrated Spanish painter Francisco Goya. Set against political turmoil at the end of the Spanish Inquisition and start of the invasion of Spain by Napoleon's army. Captures the essence and beauty of Goya's work which is best known for both the colorful depictions of the royal court and its people, and his grim depictions of the brutality of war and life in 18th century Spain. When Goya's beautiful muse is accused of being a heretic, the renowned painter must convince his old friend Lorenzo, a power-hungry monk and leader of the Spanish Inquisition, to spare her life
Mamma mia! the movie soundtrack featuring the songs of ABBA by Benny Andersson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 894 libraries worldwide
Includes music from the 2008 feature-film adaptation of the beloved musical, led by Meryl Streep in an all-star cast
Dogville by Lars von Trier( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 885 libraries worldwide
"Gorgeous, elegant and alive - a galvanizing cinematic work. Nicole Kidman's performance is exhilarating."--Entertainment Weekly
Pirates of the Caribbean by Johnny Depp( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
"El encantador capitán Jack Sparrow, está de regreso con su espíritu rebelde y una deuda de sangre que pagar: él debe su alma al legendario Davey Jones, el fantasmal amo de las profundidades del océano. En esta ocasión, el audaz y valiente Will Turner y la hermosa Elizabeth Swann navegan a un turbulento torbellino de desventuras, incitados por Jack y su carrera por salvarse de una condena eterna, consiguiendo el legendario cofre de la muerte"--Envase
Beowulf & Grendel by Sturla Gunnarsson( visu )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and German and held by 827 libraries worldwide
The bloody tale of warrior Beowulf's battle with Grendel, a murderous troll, to save King Hrothgar's kingdom, which was destroyed by the troll and his men
The Glass house by Bruce Dern( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
Ruby is devastated when her parents are killed in a car accident. With her younger brother Rhett, Ruby is sent to live with the legal guardians chosen by her parents. Ruby begins to suspect that her new caretakers are not what they appear on the surface and that the couple's financial woes may force them to harm her or Rhett in order to cash in on their sizable life insurance policies
Deep blue sea ( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 749 libraries worldwide
Researchers on the undersea laboratory Aquatica have genetically altered the brains of captive sharks to develop a potential cure for Alzheimer's disease. However, there is on noteworthy unexpected side effect. The sharks got smarter. Which could mean trouble for the researchers
Insomnia by Erik Skjoldbjaerg( visu )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 675 libraries worldwide
A brilliant but arrogant detective with a tarnished past is dispatched to a remote hamlet in northern Norway to find the killer of a beautiful young woman. After making a fatal error in his investigation and attempting to cover it up, the detective finds himself implicated in the crime he was sent to solve. Haunted by guilt and unable to sleep in the 24-hour sunlight of the arctic summer, he must fight to free himself from a waking nightmare of his own creation
 
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Alternative Names
Skarsgåd, Stellan
Skarsgård, John Stellan.
Skarsgard, Stellan
Languages
English (303)
German (20)
Norwegian (17)
French (10)
Spanish (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Turkish (1)
Swedish (1)
Russian (1)
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