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Bettany, Paul 1971-

Overview
Works: 295 works in 1,421 publications in 11 languages and 48,587 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Other, Author, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Paul Bettany
 
Most widely held works by Paul Bettany
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

86 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize
Master and Commander : the Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

75 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the violence of his chosen life with the quiet demeanor of the scientist. He is the captain's friend and confidant, the two frequently playing violin and cello duets together
Avengers by Anthony Russo( Visual )

28 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality
Captain America : civil war by Anthony Russo( Visual )

27 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps, one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability
Inkheart by Brendan Fraser( Visual )

54 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,278 WorldCat member 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
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

31 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rousing story of lowborn Willian 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
Solo : a Star Wars story by Ron Howard( Visual )

31 editions published in 2018 in English and German and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookiee named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission--the Millennium Falcon
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

47 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, and out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

60 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,183 WorldCat member 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. Includes: deleted scenes, extended scenes, and featurettes
The secret life of bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father T-Ray, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping
The tourist by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck( Visual )

53 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,013 WorldCat member 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
Margin call by J. C Chandor( Visual )

63 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,794 WorldCat member 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
Avengers, age of Ultron by 65( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

32 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is a learder in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines mankind's collective intelligence with the full range of human emotions. Anti-technology extremists will do whatever it takes to stop him, but their attempt to destroy Will forces him to record and upload his own mind to a supercomputer in order to achieve transcendence. Success brings him ever-evolving knowledge-- and nearly unstoppable power as the fate of the world rests on Will's now-questionable humanity"--Container
Wimbledon by Tim Bevan( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,323 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

62 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member 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
Legion by Scott Stewart( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a remote desert truck stop, the fate of the world will be decided. Evil's armies are amassing. Armed and united by the Archangel Michael, a group of strangers become unwitting soldiers on the frontlines of the Apocalypse. Their mission: protect a waitress and her sacred unborn child from the relentless, bloody siege of the demonic legion"--Container
Priest by Scott Stewart( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary Warrior Priest from the last Vampire War lives in obscurity among the other downtrodden human inhabitants in walled-in dystopian cities ruled by the Church. When his niece is abducted by a murderous pack of vampires, Priest breaks his sacred vows to venture out on a quest to find her before they turn her into one of them. He is joined by his niece's boyfriend, a trigger-fingered young wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess who possesses other worldly fighting skills
Firewall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank security expert Jack Stanfield specializes in designing infallible theft-proof financial computer systems. But there is a hidden vulnerability in the system he didn't account for - himself. When a ruthless criminal mastermind kidnaps his family, Jack is forced to find a flaw in his system and steal $100 million. With the lives of his wife and children at stake and under constant surveillance, he has only hours to find a loophole in the thief's own impenetrable system of subterfuge and false identities to beat him at his own game
The Da Vinci Code( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovers that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian with whom Langdon had been scheduled to meet. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England
 
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