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Bentley, Wes 1978-

Overview
Works: 79 works in 289 publications in 3 languages and 13,794 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Teen films  Juvenile works  Dystopias  Slasher films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wes Bentley
American beauty by Sam Mendes ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
The hunger games by Gary Ross ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in her younger sister's place and must rely upon her sharp instincts when she's pitted against highly trained Tributes who have prepared their entire lives. She must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love
Ghost Rider by Mark Steven Johnson ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to save his dying father, Johnny Blaze, a young stunt cyclist, sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from Roxanne, the girl he loves. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, who is now a reporter. He, also, crosses paths with Mephistopheles, who offers to release Johnny's soul if Johnny becomes the fabled, fiery Ghost Rider, a supernatural agent of vengeance and justice. Mephistopheles orders Johnny to defeat the despicable Blackheart, Mephistopheles's nemesis and son, who plans to displace his father and create a new hell even more terrible than the old one
The four feathers by Shekhar Kapur ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in late 19th century England, a soldier resigns from his duties on the eve of a battle with Sudan. His fiancee and three friends give him the title 'feathers,' which means a coward. He changes his mind and goes undercover to help his regiment
Gone ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her sister disappears, Jill is convinced the serial killer who kidnapped her two years ago has returned, and she sets out to once again face her abductor
There be dragons by Charlie Cox ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When journalist Robert Torres is assigned to write a book about Josemaria Escriva, the controversial founder of Opus Dei, he hopes it will bring him closer to his father, Escriva's childhood friend. As Torres uncovers more about his father's past, he learns dark secrets that will change his world forever
The miracle match ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inspiring tale of one of the greatest underdog stories in sports history. Based on the true story of the 1950 United States soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Coming together to form the team just ten days before the start of the Cup, this ragtag team of recreational players came together to represent the United Sates. Although no U.S. team has ever won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions and passions which shaped the lives of the players who made up this team and how they defeated England, the world's best team at that time
The claim ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of regret and greed in the Gold Rush-era American West. in 1867, Daniel Dillon, the wealthy 49er who runs Kingdom Come, a Sierra Nevada boomtown, is trying to bring the railroad through town when the past comes back to haunt him. Twenty years ago, he sold his wife and daughter to another goldminer for the claim to the gold mine that brought him his fortune
Lovelace by Amanda Seyfried ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1972, before the Internet, Deep Throat was a phenomenon: the first scripted pornographic theatrical feature film, featuring a story, some jokes, and Linda Lovelace. Escaping a strict family, she discovered freedom and married Chuck Traynor. As Linda Lovelace she became an international sensation, fully inhabiting her new identity and a enthusiastic spokesperson for sexual freedom. Later she presented another, utterly contradictory narrative to the world, a far darker story
The last word ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evan is a professional author of suicide notes. He meets with his clients, gets a sense of what they want, then asks them to keep a journal of their thoughts for a few weeks. Then Evan produces a poetic, client-customized suicide note. When Evan attends the funeral of a client, his sister Charlotte follows him out of the service and asks him if he was a friend of her brother's. Evan lies, stating that he went to Cornell with him. Soon he and Charlotte are dating. Trouble ensues when Evan eats dinner at Charlotte's house with the whole surviving family firing questions at him. Meanwhile, Evan's newest client, Abel, is an acerbic misanthrope who has a death wish. The two develop an unlikely bond. There are some extremely touching exchanges between the two as they work on Abel's farewell. Things get complicated between Evan and Charlotte since he has to go to increasingly absurd lengths to conceal his true occupation and the real reason that he knew her brother
P2 by Franck Khalfoun ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's Christmas Eve and Angela Bridges, who is an ambitious young executive, is working late before she leaves for her family's holiday party. When she gets down to the parking garage, she discovers that her car won't start. The garage is deserted and her cell phone won't get a signal underground. When Thomas, a friendly security guard, comes along and offers his help, Angela nervously accepts his gesture of good will. When his attempt to start her car fails, Thomas invites her to stay and share a small Christmas dinner he's preparing in the parking office. Angela laughs it off, not realizing that this invitation is no laughing matter. Thomas has been watching her closely, for months. His dinner invitation is not optional and if Angela wants to live to see Christmas morning, she must find a way to escape parking garage level P2
Soul survivors ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chilling story of what happens when the world of the living and the world of the dead collide. Carrie is involved in a fatal car accident that claims the life of her boyfriend ... or does it? A psychological thriller involving life, death and dreams
Dolan's Cadillac by Stephen King ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dark tale of murderous and unrepentant revenge. The story revolves around Las Vegas middle school science teacher Robinson, whose beloved wife witnesses an execution in the desert and is then targeted for death by the mobster who committed it, notorious Vegas crime lord Jimmy Dolan. Dolan's vast wealth stems from his human trafficking operations, and he succeeds in having Elizabeth killed before she can testify against him. Without a witness to the murders, Dolan goes free, and Robinson must avenge Elizabeth's death on his own
Rites of passage ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthropology student invites a few of his classmates and their professor to his family's abandoned ranch, once a sacred Chumash burial ground, to recreate an ancient ceremony. There they meet Nathan's psychotic older brother and his drug-fueled friend. The students then embark on a rite of passage that no one will ever forget
Hirokin the last samurai ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a planet where humans must scavenge the post-apocalyptic barren wasteland, Hirokin, a reluctant samurai with a dark past sets off on a mission to fulfill his destiny. Having fought to the death to save his wife and son from the planet's evil dictator, Griffin, and his elite army of warriors, the lone samurai is left for dead in the vast desert. Armed with his samurai blade Hirokin is forced to choose between avenging his family's murder and fighting for his people's freedom
The time being ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel is a struggling young artist whose ambitions have pushed his marriage to the brink. When a reclusive millionaire named Warner, purchases one of his pieces, he offers Daniel a series of increasingly bizarre surveillance assignments. As Daniel starts to unravel the secrets behind the requests, he must determine if Warner is out to further his career or ruin his life
White river ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An outrageous comedy with heart. The mis-matched duo of con man Brother Edgar (Hoskins) and his adopted sidekick (Banderas) drive across Arkansas selling "socks for God". Their monetary mission is interrupted when they are held hostage by "The White River Kid" (Bentley), a legendary serial killer
The perfect witness ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This action-packed psychological thriller takes you into the twisted depths of brutality at its worst. As a struggling young filmmaker, Mickey accidentally stumbles upon a notorious serial killer and catches one of his murders on film
Weirdsville by Alan Moyle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a strange night in an even stranger town, three junkies find themselves on the run from a satanic cult, a vengeful drug dealer, and a cabal of knights
The game of their lives by David Anspaugh ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inspiring tale of one of the greatest underdog stories in sports history. Based on the true story of the 1950 United States soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Coming together to form the team just ten days before the start of the Cup, this ragtag team of recreational players came together to represent the United Sates. Although no U.S. team has ever won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions and passions which shaped the lives of the players who made up this team and how they defeated England, the world's best team at that time
 
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Alternative Names
Bentley, Wesley Cook.
Bentley, Wesley Cook 1978-
Languages
English (186)
German (3)
French (2)
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