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Ray, Billy

Works: 106 works in 312 publications in 4 languages and 12,392 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  Interviews  Juvenile works  Teen films  Dystopias  Film and video adaptations  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Performer, Interviewee, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Billy Ray
The hunger games by Gary Ross ( Visual )
27 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 2,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the post-apocalyptic nation of Panem, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her sister's place in the televised event in which one boy and one girl from each of the twelve districts are chosen to fight to the death until one victor remains
Breach by Lei ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,854 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 ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,685 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
Captain Phillips ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,462 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
Hart's war by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; David Ladd Films (Firm) ; David Foster Productions (Firm) ; Cheyenne Enterprises (Firm) ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,295 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 )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,232 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 Peter A Dowling ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,067 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 devastated 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 possibility that she may be losing her mind
Volcano by Tommy Lee Jones ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 496 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 ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 126 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
Volcano by Richard Woodley ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hidden assassin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Men of war: "A former Special Ops soldier leads a group of mercenaries to an island in the South China Sea: their mission is obtain the rights to the unusual treasure that the island beholds."--IMDB
Bandits Hart's war ; The siege ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bandits: After busting out of jail and on the run, 2 bank robbers devise the perfect crime with imperfect partners. Not wanting to hurt anyone during their robberies, they go to the homes of bank personnel and end up staying the night with the families so that they can all go to the bank in the morning, hence becoming the "sleepover bandits."
An interview with screenwriter Billy Ray ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 20 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
Jeux de pouvoir by Kevin Macdonald ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in French and English and held by 16 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
Color of night by Harriet Levinson Greenberg ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychiatrist hunting for the killer of a colleague and friend finds himself romantically entangled with a mysterious beauty, who leads him through a web of passion and intrigue
Hart's war Thin red line ; Tigerland ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thin red line: In World War II, the outcome of the battle of Guadalcanal will strongly influence the Japanese's advance into the Pacific. The reasons for this war get further away as the world for the men gets smaller and smaller until their fighting is for mere survival and the life of the other men with them
The hunger games Hunger games : le film ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 7 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
El Precio de la verdad ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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". Este intrigante artículo, de rabiosa actualidad empresarial, describía con detalle las andanzas de un pirata informático menor de edad, cuyo representante lograba un lucrativo negocio extorsionando a una compañía de software que había sido una de las víctimas del pirata
Suspect zero ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An FBI agent pursues a man who himself is chasing Suspect Zero, the ultimate serial killer so mysterious, they're unsure whether he actually exists
Hart's war by John Katzenbach ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a prison camp for American airmen in World War II Germany, a black pilot goes on trial for the murder of a racist Southern officer. Flight navigator Tom Hart, a former Harvard law student, volunteers as a defense lawyer and discovers a conspiracy. The trial is supervised by the Gestapo
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レイ, ビリー
English (158)
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