WorldCat Identities

Kingsley, Ben 1943-

Works: 847 works in 2,753 publications in 10 languages and 86,270 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Television plays  Biography  Juvenile works  Case studies  Personal narratives  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Editor, Author, Artist, Contributor, Other, Singer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ben Kingsley
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Most widely held works by Ben Kingsley
Schindler's list by Thomas Keneally( Visual )
112 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )
162 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Islam, empire of faith by Robert Gardner( Visual )
42 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 3,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later. Discusses the impact of Islamic civilization on world history and culture
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )
43 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 3,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
Shutter Island by Martin Scorsese( Visual )
38 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When U.S. Marshall Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn. As the investigation unfolds and Daniels uncovers more shocking and terrifying truths about the island, he also learns there are some places that never let you go. Includes featurette
Tuck everlasting by Walt Disney( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Winnie Foster, stifled by the formality of her proper life and her domineering mother, escapes into the woods only to get lost. Her magical summer begins when she meets Jesse Tuck. Jesse is full of life and adventure and Winnie falls in love. The Tuck family has a powerful secret-- a spring that holds the magic of everlasting life. Now Winnie must choose whether she wants to live life as she knows it or drink from the spring
Iron man 3 by Shane Black( Visual )
19 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble, one question haunts him: Does the man make the suit, or does the suit make the man?"--Container
Ender's game ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race
Prince of Persia the sands of time by Mike Newell( Visual )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's a race against time when a rogue prince reluctantly teams up with a rival princess to safeguard a magical dagger that gives its possessor the power to reverse time and rule the world
House of sand and fog by Vadim Perelman( Visual )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colonel Behrani is a once-wealthy Iranian immigrant who struggles for dignity while working low-wage jobs in America. Kathy Nicolo is a troubled young house cleaner striving to put her life in order. When Kathy's house is mistakenly put up for public auction--and Behrani risks the last of his family fortune to buy it--the two become enmeshed in a desperate conflict
Dave by Ivan Reitman( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kevin Kline stars as an off-the-wall, temporary replacement for the missing president. His unusual style of governing and decision making tip off the opposition that something is definitely "out-of-order" in Washington
Anne Frank by Robert Dornhelm( Visual )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television adaptation of the story of Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who lived in hiding with her family during the Nazi occupation
Sneakers by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
Oliver Twist by Roman Polanski( Visual )
63 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A slightly darker version of the classic Charles Dickens tale. After living in poor conditions, Oliver runs away to the streets of London. There he meets a gang of pickpockets and soon Oliver's life is changed forever
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )
31 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
Bugsy by Barry Levinson( Visual )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was a ruthless mobster who had it all, and then met a woman who wanted more. Their love affair was passionate, tempestuous and ultimately tragic
Alice in Wonderland by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lewis Carroll's masterpiece of fantasy. Alice slips down a rabbit hole into Wonderland, where she meets zany characters like the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter and has a series of strange, dream-like adventures
Searching for Bobby Fischer by Steven Zaillian( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This heart-warming film is based on the true story of a young boy who is a chess prodigy and his father, who attempts to walk the fine line between encouraging his son's talent, and preserving the love they have for each other
Elegy by Isabel Coixet( Visual )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his state of 'emancipated manhood' thrown into tragic disarray. David is a renowned college professor whose life is turned inside out when he becomes involved in a passionate relationship with Consuela. Consuela is a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher. As their sexual relationship evolves, an incredible love story is born
Lucky number Slevin ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucky # Slevin is an action-packed roller coaster ride. When down on his luck Slevin stumbles into a running feud between the city's most feared crime bosses, he ignites an all out war
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.00 for Kingsley, ... to 0.92 for Conversati ...)
Alternative Names
Bhanji, Krishna
Bhanji, Krishna Pandit
Bhanji, Krishna Pandit, 1943-
Kingsley, Ben seras
Krishna Pandit Bhanji, 1943-
English (594)
German (46)
Spanish (28)
French (16)
Italian (15)
Multiple languages (5)
Hindi (2)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Catalan (1)