WorldCat Identities

Cross, Ben

Works: 241 works in 752 publications in 7 languages and 17,149 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Sports films  Historical films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Artist, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ben Cross
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

129 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Star trek by J. J Abrams( Visual )

39 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible story of a young crew's maiden voyage on board the most advanced starship ever created: the U.S.S. Enterprise. The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals born worlds apart: James T. Kirk--delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy and Spock--half-human outcast, prey to violent emotions the Vulcans have disdained for centuries. Together, they must find a way to defeat Nero, captain of the Romulan mining vessel Narada, who is determined to destroy every planet of the Federation--although no one knows why. Solving this mystery will take the collective talents of the entire Enterprise crew, and begin a partnership that will become a legend
First Knight by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a new vision of King Arthur's Camelot. A vision of battles, courage, of the undeniable love that brought an entire kingdom to its knees ... and the undying passion that made it live forever
The flame trees of Thika by Roy Baker( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the memoirs of Elspeth Huxley, this is the story of a young British girl and her parents journey to the unspoiled wilderness of East Africa in 1913. There they struggle to transform a rugged plot of land into a farm -- and a home
The Far pavilions by Peter Duffell( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting tale of the love of an English officer for an Indian princess set against the splendor of Imperial India in the last century
Solomon by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Solomon from becoming the future king of Israel, his relationships with his brother Adonijah and the Queen of Sheba, to his gift of wisdom from God, and the eventual division of Solomon's kingdom which fulfills the prophecy. Includes previews
Exorcist : the beginning by Renny Harlin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking that he had glimpsed the face of Evil as a witness to atrocities committed on the innocent during WWII, Lankester Merrin lost his faith in his fellow man and the Almighty. He renounced his vocation, and is now an archaeologist in Africa. A collector of rare comes to him with an odd request. An old Christian Byzantine church has been unearthed in Kenya, surprisingly intact, as if it were buried right after its completion. Merrin is asked to find an ancient relic hidden within the church before a British expedition can. Interested, Merrin agrees to take the job. Beneath the church, something much older and malevolent sleeps, waiting to be awoken. The blood of innocents flows freely, but the horror has only just begun. In the place where Evil was born, Merrin will finally see its true face
Banshee( Visual )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This action drama follows Lucas Hood, an ex-convict who improbably becomes sheriff of a rural, Amish-area town while searching for a woman he last saw 15 years ago, when he gave himself up to police to let her escape after a jewel heist. Living in Banshee under an assumed name, Carrie Hopewell is now married with kids and is trying to keep a low profile. Lucas not only tries to rekindle things with Carrie but has to deal with a town riddled with drugs, gambling and corruption
The order by Sheldon Lettich( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thief of religious artifacts whose archeologist father has found the lost scripture of a mysterious religious order, is mysteriously kidnapped. He finds himself cruising around the twisty streets of Jerusalem, getting into dynamic kickboxing battles while disguised as a Hasidic Jew. With the help of a beautiful Israeli cop, he uncovers a plot within the religious order that leads to secret catacombs beneath the holy city
20,000 leagues under the sea by John Davis( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious monster is terrorizing the Atlantic Ocean and famous marine biologist Professor Aronnax is summoned to investigate. Accompanied by his daughter Sophie, the two trail the monstrous creature -- only to discover that the beast is actually a futuristic submarine captained by the eccentric Captain Nemo
A common man( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Kingsley stars as a seemingly average citizen who plants five powerful bombs in different locations around a major city and threatens to detonate them unless his demand is met: The release of four of the most deadly international terrorists from government prisons. But in an urban jungle already torn apart by fear, what could be the real motive behind a cunning madman's ultimate plan? Ben Cross co-stars in this explosive action-thriller about duty, justice and the unexpected vengeance
William & Kate : who says that fairy tales don't come true?( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Prince William and Kate Middleton, from the moment they met at the University of St. Andrews to the intense media attention surrounding their storybook romance. They've charmed the world with their romantic love affair, engagement, and eagerly awaited royal wedding. How did Kate Middleton, an ordinary British girl, come to be Prince William's intended? Over an 8-year courtship, her warmth, humor, and grace under pressure convinced him she was the one
Finding Rin Tin Tin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the true story of American corporal Lee Duncan, who rescued a German shepherd puppy while stationed in France during World War I, and how the dog, after learning how to bring first aid to soldiers, became Hollywood's best-loved animal star
Behind enemy lines II : axis of evil( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of U.S. Navy SEALs is given a mission to destroy a North Korean missile site in order to avoid a possible nuclear strike. The mission is quickly aborted, leaving the four soldiers in enemy territory. In order for the four to survive, they must defeat the North Korean forces that threaten their lives, their allies and the entire free world
Trial & retribution( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Hero wanted by Brian Smrz( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once the toast of the city, Liam Case is now a forgotten man, a hero whose fame has passed him by. Hoping to restore his former glory, he attempts to foil an armed bank robbery, but winds up shot instead. Recovering from his wounds, Liam swears vengeance and begins a hunt of his own, leading to a shocking climax that proves the old adage: heroes are made, not born
Dark shadows : the revival( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passions run red in this timeless horror soap opera about a beautiful governess, Victoria Winters, who arrives at the isolated, coastal mansion of Collinwood to tutor a disturbed child for an accursed family
Undisputed II : last man standing( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When former heavyweight champ George 'Iceman' Chambers is framed and thrown into one of Russia's most notorious and violent penitentiaries, he realizes his fighting days are far from over. With the Russian Mafia betting on an inevitable showdown between Chambers and the prison's resident fighting champ, Uri boyka, Chambers has no choice but to get back into the ring for what will ultimately be the bloodiest and most crucial fight of his life
Frederick Forsyth's Icon by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russia is on the brink of anarchy, and its current president stands powerless against the growing famine and inflation, the escalating crime and corruption, and the teeming hordes of unemployed rebels roaming the streets. Radical right-wing party leader Igor Komorov welcomes the chaos
Lost city raiders( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, global warming has made water levels rise to unfathomable heights, consuming more than half the Earth. With no end in sight, two treasure hunters must follow their daring father on an adventure to retrieve a lost artifact that will restore the Earth to what it once was. Also in pursuit of the artifact is a ruthless real-estate tycoon who will stop at nothing to control its limitless power
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