WorldCat Identities

Chaplin, Ben

Works: 125 works in 542 publications in 8 languages and 18,516 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  History  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ben Chaplin
The thin red line by Terrence Malick( Visual )

69 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,391 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 )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Present day Scotland. A tale is told to a couple of American tourists by a kindly gentleman in a pub. Angus is a lonely boy who pines for his father, who is serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. Angus, along with his sister and mother, live on an estate that has been billeted by soldiers in the Scottish Highlands, near Loch Ness. The troop's commander has an eye for mom, is suspicious about a mysterious handyman, Lewis, who is also a war hero, and an absurd contention that the Highlands are the real frontline in the war against Germany. Angus discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Celtic mythology. The creature befriends Angus and will eventually be known as the Loch Ness Monster. Trying to hide the dinosaur-like creature, nicknamed Crusoe, Angus enlists Lewis to transfer it to the lake, where boy and serpent have extraordinary adventures together until human stupidity threatens Crusoe's existence
Murder by numbers by Tony Gayton( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,456 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 )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,376 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."--Container
Snowden by Oliver Stone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible untold story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others
Little boy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,079 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 )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 878 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
World without end : the epic eight-part miniseries( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 795 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
Dorian Gray by Oliver Parker( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon arriving in London the young and powerful Dorian Gray becomes drawn into a would of debauchery and decadence by 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
Washington Square by Henry James( Visual )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine, a lonely young woman, is swept off her feet by the handsome Morris Townsend. Suspicious of the young man's true intentions, her father threatens to disown her if she follows her heart and marries against his wishes
The book of Negroes( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 705 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
Me and Orson Welles by Richard Linklater( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 665 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 legend of Tarzan by David Yates( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Captain Leon Rom. But those behind the murderous plot have no idea what they are about to unleash
Two weeks( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and German and held by 560 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
Birthday girl by Jez Butterworth( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internet love connections and mail-order brides rarely ever work out, and John should have known. Having never been lucky in love and tired of waiting for the perfect woman to come along, John decides to take his chances and orders a mail-order bride from Russia. At first, things seem perfect even though Nadia doesn't speak much English. But when Nadia's 'cousins' unexpectedly arrive to celebrate her birthday, John is drawn into their web of corruption and crime
London Boulevard by William Monahan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 492 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 )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 481 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 Janusz Kamiński( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 361 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 )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Skinner is not doing well in the London financial world, and when his supervisor steals his biggest client, it's time to inspect the vineyard in Provence that his uncle left him. Distracted upon his arrival by the landscape, the weather, and the food, not to mention the gorgeous notaire handling the estate and the stunning owner of the local bistro, Max almost forgets about his inherited property, which might have been a good idea, because the wine produced there is swill. But then why, Max has to wonder, is his caretaker so anxious to acquire the land?
Twixt by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 296 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
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Alternative Names
Ben Chaplin acteur britannique

Ben Chaplin actor britànic

Ben Chaplin actor británico

Ben Chaplin aktor brytyjski

Ben Chaplin attore britannico

Ben Chaplin britischer Schauspieler

Ben Chaplin britisk skodespelar

Ben Chaplin britisk skuespiller

Ben Chaplin Brits acteur

Ben Chaplin brittisk skådespelare

Greenwood, Benedict

Бен Чаплин британский актёр

Чаплин, Бен

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בן צ'פלין שחקן אנגלי

بن چاپلین بازیگر بریتانیایی

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Dorian GrayLost soulsA good year