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Ray, Billy

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Most widely held works by Billy Ray
The Hunger Games by Gary Ross( Visual )

55 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,453 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
Captain Phillips by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

41 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years
Breach by Billy Ray( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eric O'Neill is promoted from a low-level surveillance job into the headquarters of the FBI, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of reality. He is hand picked to work for the renowned operative Robert Hanssen within "information assurance," a new division created to protect all classified FBI intelligence. Eric quickly discovers the true reason for his hire: Hanssen is the sole subject of a long-term, top-secret investigation, a suspected mole made all the more dangerous by the sheer global import of the information he is charged with protecting. The Bureau asks Eric to slowly draw the traitor out of deep cover
State of play by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A petty thief and a pizza deliveryman are gunned down in an alley. A US Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway train - three seemingly unrelated deaths. The dead assistant was the chief researcher for Congressman Stephen Collins, spearheading hearings into the role of private security firm PointCorp. She was also his lover. Cal McAffrey, a rumpled, old-school metro reporter at the Washington Globe is covering the first story. He was Collins' college roommate, and had a brief affair with Anne, Collins' wife. Their personal history may be exploited, as Cal spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. Teamed with aspiring young Globe political blogger Della Frye by his crusty editor, evidence begins to pile up, and new pieces start to fall into place. Leads are run down, supporting reporters are brought in, as Cal and Della work together in an attempt to connect the dots before the clock runs out. Cal will discover at least one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
Secret in Their Eyes( Visual )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tight knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered
Hart's war by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honor, courage, and sacrifice are revealed in unexpected ways as a ranking U.S. prisoner in a Nazi POW camp is joined in December 1944 by a law-student lieutenant who'd been captured despite his father's powerful military connections. When a black pilot from the famous Tuskeegee airmen is falsely accused of murdering a fellow prisoner, Lt. Hart tries his case and discovers the real motivation behind the ranking officer's kangaroo court
Shattered Glass by Billy Ray( Visual )

46 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical drama based on the career of Stephen Glass, a popular writer for such magazines as 'Rolling Stone', 'Harper's Bazaar' and 'George'. But by the mid 1990's, at the height of his career as staff writer for 'The new republic' under lead editor Chuck Lane, strange inconsistencies in his stories began to surface that called into question his professionalism
Flightplan by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying at 40,000 feet in a cavernous, state-of-the-art 474 aircraft that she designed, Kyle Pratt faces every mother's worst nightmare when her six year-old daughter, Julia, vanishes without a trace mid-flight from Berlin to New York. Already emotionally devastasted by the unexpected death of her husband, Kyle desperately struggles to prove her sanity to the disbelieving flight crew, pilot, and passengers while facing the very real possiblity that she may be losing her mind
Eyewitness volcano by Anne MacLeod( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something unspeakably chilling is heating up The City of Angels. Beneath the famed La Brea Tar Pits, a raging volcano has formed, raining a storm of deadly fire bombs and an endless tide of white-hot lava upon the stunned city
Color of night by Richard Rush( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychologist haunted by the brutal murder of a friend and colleague becomes romantically entangled with a mysterious beauty while hunting for the killer
Legalese( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accused of murder, a beautiful actress seeks the counsel of a celebrity attorney. Knowing that trials are won on television, he hires an inexperienced lawyer to serve as his front and capture the hearts of America
Volcano by Richard Woodley( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunger games : complete 4-film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[disc 5]. Mockingjay, part 1 follows Katniss after she survives the 75th games and returns to District 13. She begins to take a more active part in the rebellion lead by President Alma Coin as she fights to save a captured Peeta and free Panem from President Snow
Secret in their eyes by Eduardo A Sacheri( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tight knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered
Bandits ; Hart's war ; The siege( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The siege: The United States government abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law
Jeux de pouvoir by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une jeune femme est retrouvée morte. Rapidement, les médias s'emparent de l'affaire et découvrent que la victime était la maîtresse d'un politicien en vue, Stephen Collins. Cal McCaffrey, journaliste chevronné et ami de longue date de ce dernier, est chargé par sa rédactrice en chef d'enquêter sur ce décès suspect. Il ignore qu'il va être confronté à un complot qui menace les structures mêmes du pouvoir
Breach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with screenwriter Billy Ray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Ray has written or co-written the screenplays for Color of Night, Volcano and Hart's War and also created the sci-fi series Earth 2. In 2003, Ray wrote and directed Shattered Glass, which was based on the true story of fraudulent journalist Stephen Glass. Most recently, he found himself back in the writer/director role for Breach, a story based on real-life FBI agent-turned Soviet spy Robert Hanssen. In this intriguing interview, listen as Ray touches on his inspiration from movie soundtracks, taking acting classes, genius by osmosis and writing for The Jetsons
Hidden assassin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special agent (Lundgren) is sent to Europe to stop a killer suspected of political assassination. But things get hot when the suspected assassin turns out to be a deadly, and seductive, French agent (Detmers)
El precio de la verdad Shattered glass( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en hechos reales, narra la historia de Stephen Glass, un joven y prometedor periodista de Washington que en 1998 cae en desgracia cuando se descubre que se ha inventado la mitad de sus reportajes. Pocos meses después de ser nombrado director de The New Republic, Charles Lane despidió a Stephen Glass, el más joven de sus reporteros, por inventarse un artículo que apareció en la revista con el título "Hack Heayen"
 
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Billy Ray Amerikaans filmregisseur

Billy Ray regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Billy Ray US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

Билли Рэй

Рэй, Билли

בילי ריי

بیلی ری فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان آمریکایی

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