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Skarsgård, Stellan

Works: 314 works in 1,022 publications in 9 languages and 46,659 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  History  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Popular music  Motion picture music 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 3,339 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 ABBA (Musical group)( visu )
28 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,959 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
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( visu )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and German and held by 2,425 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship La Amistad bound for America. Much of the involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Angels & demons by Dan Brown( visu )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,390 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 Niels Arden Oplev( visu )
28 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,286 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
Pirates of the Caribbean by Walt Disney( visu )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 2,059 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
Marvel's The Avengers ( visu )
15 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,955 libraries worldwide
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army
King Arthur by Jerry Bruckheimer( visu )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,929 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
Thor by Kenneth Branagh( visu )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,897 libraries worldwide
The powerful but arrogant warrior Thor is cast out of the fantastic realm of Asgard and sent to live amongst humans on Earth, where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders
Thor ( visu )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
Worlds collide when a powerful ancient enemy threatens to plunge the cosmos into eternal darkness. Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos, but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet. Now, reunited with Jane Foster, and forced to forge an alliance with his treacherous brother Loki, Thor embarks on a perilous personal quest to save both Earth and Asgard from destruction
Melancholia by Lars von Trier( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,266 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
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( visu )
77 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,203 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
The railway man ( visu )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Accompanied by his best friend, Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor, Japanese officer Takashi Nagase, from the prison camp, in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate
Ronin by John Frankenheimer( visu )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
A group of freelance intelligence agents work together to steal a mysterious package, only to have a doublecross throw things into confusion
Pirates of the Caribbean by Jerry Bruckheimer( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
Will and Elizabeth are planning a wedding until Jack Sparrow arrives with his debt to sea captain Davy Jones
Goya's ghosts by Miloš Forman( visu )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 922 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
Dogville by Lars von Trier( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 914 libraries worldwide
"Gorgeous, elegant and alive - a galvanizing cinematic work. Nicole Kidman's performance is exhilarating."--Entertainment Weekly
Mamma mia! the movie soundtrack featuring the songs of ABBA by Benny Andersson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Includes music from the 2008 feature-film adaptation of the beloved musical, led by Meryl Streep in an all-star cast
Beowulf & Grendel by Gerard Butler( visu )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 846 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
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan( visu )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Disgraced Swedish detective Jonas Engström travels to Northern Norway to solve a brutal murder. Unable to sleep through the night of the midnight sun, Engström quickly loses his grip on the case and his mind
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Alternative Names
Skarsgård, John Stellan.
Skarsgard, Stellan
English (324)
Norwegian (23)
German (16)
French (9)
Swedish (8)
Russian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Turkish (1)
Dutch (1)
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