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Ray, Billy

Works: 111 works in 356 publications in 5 languages and 13,616 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Motion pictures  Film noir  Interviews  Teen films  Juvenile works 
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 )
35 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 3,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television. Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match
Captain Phillips ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,373 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 )
21 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,891 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 )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,717 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
Hart's war by Gregory Hoblit ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,305 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 )
32 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,260 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 )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flying at 37,000 feet in a state-of-the-art aircraft, Kyle Pratt's (Foster) six-year-old daughter Julia vanishes without a trace. Or did she? No one on the plane believes Julia was ever onboard. And now Kyle, desperate and alone and fighting for her sanity, can only count on her own wits to unravel the mystery and save her daughter
Volcano by Mick Jackson ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A volcano develops underneath the famed La Brea Tar Pits of California and erupts in Los Angeles. A storm of fire bombs and an endless tide of lava overtake the city, with panic and mayhem ensuing
Color of night by Richard Rush ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York Bill Capa psychologist loses a suicidal patient and retreats to the house of a California colleague who, soon after, is brutally murdered. While hunting for the killer, Capa finds himself involved with a mysterious woman who leads him through a web of passion and intrigue
Volcano by Richard Woodley ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in French and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hidden assassin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 23 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)
Bandits Hart's war ; The siege ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 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
An interview with screenwriter Billy Ray ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 19 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
Volcano by Cathy East Dubowski ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Color of night by Harriet Levinson Greenberg ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 11 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
La Sombra del poder ( )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cal McCaffrey es un periodista de Washington DC cuyo olfato le lleva a desenmarañar los misteriosos asesinatos de algunas de las figuras más prometedoras de la política y la gran empresa. El apuesto e imperturbable congresista Stephen Collins representa el futuro de su partido: debido a su honradez, ha sido elegido presidente del comité que supervisa los gastos de Defensa. Todos esperan que esta estrella en auge represente a su partido en la próxima carrera hacia la presidencia. Hasta que alguien asesina brutalmente a su ayudante/amante, y los secretos se escapan de su escondite
D.O.A by Rudolph Maté ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man has 24 hours to unravel the bitter truth surrounding his own poisoning
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
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レイ, ビリー
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