WorldCat Identities

Chaplin, Ben

Works: 87 works in 476 publications in 9 languages and 16,493 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Television mini-series  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ben Chaplin
The thin red line by Terrence Malick( Visual )

61 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II, the outcome of the battle of Guadalcanal will strongly influence the Japanese's advance into the Pacific. This is the story of Charlie Company's landing and battle experience there in 1942. The story concentrates on how the battle affects, and is effected by, Commanding officer Lt. Col. Gordon Tall, Captain James Staros, Sgt. Edward Welsh, and two privates, Witt and Bell. Charlie Company is attacking a seemingly impregnable position, and them men just face the terror and chaos of war
The water horse legend of the deep by Jay Russell( Visual )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a lonely young boy named Angus discovers a large, mysterious egg along the shore of Loch Ness, no one is prepared for what lies within. He soon discovers that the strange, mischievous hatching inside is none other than The Water Horse, the loch's most mysterious and fabled creature! But with the Water Horse growing ten times its size every day, Angus finds it increasingly difficult to keep his new friend a secret
Murder by numbers by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clues in a Jane Doe murder case points one way, yet detective Cassie Mayweather thinks another way. There's something too perfect about the way the forensic evidence leads to an obvious perpetrator - something that ties to Cassie's secret past
The truth about cats & dogs by Uma Thurman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abby, a savvy, witty veterinarian who hosts her own radio talk show, is anything but confident when it comes to love. A petite brunette, she describes herself as tall and blonde when Brian, a caller who is smitten with her radio persona, asks her on a date. She then talks her tall, blonde neighbor Noelle into assuming her identity, setting off an escalating series of hilarious and romantic crises
Little boy by Danny Lyon( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Pepper Busbee enjoys an idyllic life in an American small town, but his world is shattered when his beloved father is sent off to fight in World War II. But a chance encounter with a stage magician awakens his dormant abilities and clues him into the power of faith. Now his devotion to his father will extend past time and space and into the realm of miracles
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performance of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself
The picture of Dorian Gray by Albert Lewin( Visual )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Upon arriving in London the young and powerful Dorian Gray becomes drawn into a would of debauchery and decadence y Lord Henry Wotton. Desperate to preserve the beauty captured in his portrait, Dorian trades his soul for eternal youth, leading him down a path of wickedness and murder in order to protect his horrifying secret"--Container
World without end( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in England during the 1300s, the series chronicles the lives of ordinary citizens as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France, all while Europe is bracing for the Black Death. Caris, a visionary woman, and her lover Merthin build a community that stands up to the Crown and the church
Washington Square by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father, who believes Townsend is only interested in his daughter for her money. But Catherine is determined to follow her heart, even if she loses her inheritance in the process. But just what are Townsend's intentions?
Me and Orson Welles by Richard Linklater( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar" directed by a young Orson Welles in 1937
The book of Negroes( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, this recounts the extraordinary journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa then sold into slavery in South Carolina, Aminata navigates her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before finally securing her freedom in England
Birthday girl by Jez Butterworth( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely bank employee meets a Russian mail-order bride with secrets
Two weeks( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and German and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four siblings, now adults, return home to North Carolina, to their terminally ill mother's house for what they think are her final few days. When she hangs on, they find themselves stuck under the same roof for two difficult weeks. But as the children come to terms with their grief, they discover laughter in the midst of sorrow, love in the face of anger, and an opportunity to gain new perspectives on their own lives
London Boulevard by William Monahan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con hired to look after a reclusive young actress finds himself falling in love, which puts him in direct confrontation with one of London's most vicious gangsters
The Wipers Times( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1916 and British Captain Fred Roberts and his detachment of Sherwood Foresters discover an abandoned printing press in the ruins of Ypres, Belgium. Roberts has an idea: he will produce a newspaper to raise the spirits of his soldiers, taking their minds off 'the attentions of Messrs Hun and Co.' They call it The Wipers Times, after the army slang for Ypres, and fill it with spoofs, jokes, and subversive comedy. A hit with the troops on the Western Front, it also incurs the wrath of top brass who want it banned
Lost souls by Chi-un Kim( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 2000 years, he has feasted on pain, sown the seeds of chaos ... and waited. But now, the Devil will take human form and plunge humanity into eternal darkness-- unless one woman can stop him. Maya Larkin (Ryder) must race against time and all the forces of evil to convince a born skeptic (Chaplin) that he's the unwitting, chosen pawn in a shocking Satanic conspiracy that will end the world as we know it
A good year by Peter Mayle( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his supervisor steals his biggest client, Max decides it's time to leave London and go to Provence, France, to inspect the winery he has recently inherited. Happily distracted by the landscape, the weather, the food, and the beautiful woman handling the estate, Max almost forgets about his property. When Max learns the wine produced there is swill, he is curious why the caretaker is so anxious to acquire the land. A young woman with knowledge of vineyards arrives from California, claiming rights to the estate
Twixt by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hall Baltimore, who is a writer, is on a book tour and uncovers a disturbing murder that could be the source material for his next novel. But as Hall investigates the killing, he finds himself confronted by chilling nightmares, including the ghost of a young girl. As he uncovers more horrifying revelations, Hall will discover that the story has more to do with his own life than he could ever have imagined
Ways to live forever by Gustavo Ron( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

12-year old Sam and his family and best friend Felix face Sam's leukemia and his uncertain future by learning about the disease as well as making lists of what Sam wishes to do someday
Feast of July by Christopher Menaul( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Polish and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious young beauty searches for the lover who betrayed her. Weary and alone, she is offered shelter by the Wainwright family whose three handsome sons battle for her affections
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The picture of Dorian Gray
Alternative Names
Ben Chaplin acteur britannique

Ben Chaplin aktor brytyjski

Ben Chaplin attore britannico

Ben Chaplin britischer Schauspieler

Ben Chaplin British actor

Ben Chaplin britisk skodespelar

Ben Chaplin britisk skuespiller

Ben Chaplin Brits acteur

Ben Chaplin brittisk skådespelare

Greenwood, Benedict

Бен Чаплин британский актёр

Чаплин, Бен

Բեն Չապլին

بن چاپلین بازیگر بریتانیایی

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