WorldCat Identities

Kingsley, Ben 1943-

Overview
Works: 700 works in 3,032 publications in 15 languages and 96,335 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, vac, Author, Editor, Contributor, Artist, Other, Singer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ben Kingsley
 
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Most widely held works by Ben Kingsley
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

219 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 6,195 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 )

105 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,753 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 )

40 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-part program 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 )

56 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,491 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 )

52 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,348 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
The Boxtrolls by Graham Annable( Visual )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Boxtrolls, these box-wearing, quirky, mischievous creatures have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs in the amazing cavernous home they've built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town's villain, Archibald Snatcher, comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, 'into the light,' where he meets and teams up with fabulously feisty Winnie. Together, they devise a daring plan to save Eggs' family
Iron Man 3 by Shane Black( Visual )

26 editions published in 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble, he must use all his ingenuity to survive, destroy his enemy, and somehow protect those he loves. But a soul-searching question haunts him: Does the man make the suit-- or does the suit make the man?"--Container
Ender's game by Gavin Hood Movie( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,164 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
Tuck everlasting by Walt Disney( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Polish and held by 2,139 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
Prince of Persia the sands of time by Mike Newell( Visual )

32 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,902 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 )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathy gets evicted from her home for failing to pay a tax she never should have been charged to pay in the first place. The house is swiftly put up for auction and bought by a former military officer from Iran named Behrani. When legal efforts fail her, Kathy turns to a sympathetic cop who wants out of a loveless marriage and who is willing to step over legal boundaries if it might give him the fresh start he is so badly craving
Exodus : gods and kings( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. He applies for a job at the Museum of Natural History and is assigned as a night guard. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse has caused the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life
Sneakers by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
Anne Frank by Robert Dornhelm( Visual )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life and death of Anne Frank
Joseph by Peter Hall( Visual )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cast into a pit by his jealous brothers, young Joseph pleads for mercy. Instead, the brothers sell the terrified boy into slavery in Egypt. But Joseph turns this agonizing betrayal into triumph. A beloved Biblical tale of treachery and redemption
The walk( Visual )

13 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, Philippe Petit assembled a team to help him achieve his dream of walking between the World Trade Center towers
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

33 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,255 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
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,235 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
Elegy by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,201 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
 
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Alternative Names
Ben Kingsley acteur britannique

Ben Kingsley aktor brytyjski

Ben Kingsley attore britannico

Ben Kingsley britia aktoro

Ben Kingsley britischer Schauspieler

Ben Kingsley Brits filmacteur

Ben Kingsley britský herec

Ben Kingsley filmografia de Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsli

Ben Kinqsli

Bens Kingslijs angļu aktieris

Bhanji, Krishna

Bhanji, Krishna Pandit

Bhanji, Krishna Pandit, 1943-

Kingsley, Ben seras

Krishna Pandit Bhanji, 1943-

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Бен Кингсли

Бен Кінгслі

Бен Кінґслі

Բեն Քինգսլի

בן קינגסלי

بن كينغسلي

بن کینگزلی بازیگر بریتانیایی

بين كنجسلى

بین کنگزلی

बेन किंग्जली

बेन किंग्सले

বেন কিংসলি

બેન કિંગ્‍સલી

பென் கிங்ஸ்லி

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බෙන් කින්ග්ස්ලි

เบน คิงสลีย์

ბენ კინგსლი

벤 킹즐리

ベン・キングズレー

本·金斯利

班·金斯利

賓京士利

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