WorldCat Identities

Brown, Ralph 1957-

Works: 35 works in 114 publications in 4 languages and 6,331 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Romance films  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Scenarist, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ralph Brown
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the story of a group of enslaved Africans who overcome their captors and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship is seized, the captive Africans are brought to trial in the United States, this is the story of that courtroom battle
Pirate radio( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rogue band of DJs captivate Britain in the 1960s. The music they play defines a generation and the DJs stand up to a government that, incomprehensibly, preferred jazz. The Count is a big, brash, American god of the airwaves; Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock. Radio rock is a pirate radio station situated in the middle of the North Atlantic that's populated by an eclectic crew of rock and roll DJs that include: Gavin, the greatest DJ in Britain who has just returned from his drug tour of America who wants to reclaim his rightful position; Dave, an ironic, intelligent and cruelly funny co-broadcaster; and a fearsome British government official out for blood against the drug takers and lawbreakers of a once-great nation
Walking with the enemy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the final months of World War II in Hungary, a young man sets out to find his displaced family by posing as a German officer
Impromptu by James Lapine( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brazenly forward George Sand and frail, romantic Frederic Chopin are drawn together as lovers by an unnerving bond that cannot be broken despite the best efforts of those around them to keep them apart
Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages. The story follows one brave knight's attempt to restore Richard The Lion-Hearted to the throne stolen by his evil brother, Prince John. The action is full scale and vigorous, boasting some of the most spectacular fighting sequences ever filmed with authentic jousting scenes
The contractor( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retired marksman James Dial is haunted by his failure to assassinate one of the world's most notorious terrorists. He is approached by his old employers to finish the job in London, where the terrorist leader has been captured and is under heavy protection. The routine mission for the sniper turns into a nightmare as Dial is forced into hiding and relentlessly pursued by the British police and their lead investigator, Windsor. But when Dial is framed for Windsor's murder, he begins to realize that he has been seriously double-crossed. His only hope is a 12-year-old girl, whom Dial reluctantly befriends, as he desperately searches to find the killer and the truth behind his betrayal
Closure( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driving back from a posh party at a country estate, Alice and Adam find themselves brutally assaulted by a group of hunters. Physically and emotionally devasted by the attack, the tables suddenly turn when Alice and Adam discover the identity of their attackers. Now it's time to exact the ultimate revenge
Alien 3 by David Fincher( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and German and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Ripley crash lands on a planet inhabited by former inmates of a maximum-security prison. When the inhabitants of the weaponless society begin to be killed off, she realizes an alien was also aboard her craft
Alien³ by David Fincher( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Ripley is the only survivor when her spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, an area inhabited by former inmates of the planet's prison. Ripley fears an Alien was aboard her ship and soon evidence begins to appear. Without modern technology, she must lead the inmates into battle with the horrible creature
Mean machine by Barry Skolnick( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny was a big star in British football, but was caught rigging a game during a championship tournament. His life spins out of control and ends up in prison for three years on an assault and battery conviction. The warden wants Danny to assemble a semi-pro team comprised of the prison's guards, but Danny is just smart enough to know this would seal his fate with his fellow prisoners. Instead, he offers to put together a team of inmates, who can play practice games against the guards. Can Danny turn a gang of losers and misfits into a proper team?
Alien quadrilogy : Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien Resurrection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
The crying game by Neil Jordan( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Rea and Miranda Richardson star as Irish terrorists, Forest Whitaker as their hostage, and Jaye Davidson as Whitaker's exotic girlfriend. The film is a haunting, humorous, shocking, romantic thriller
Withnail and I by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acerbic and irresistibly self-destructive Withnail and neurotic Marwood are down-at-the-heels actors in 1960s London, living in self-inflicted squalor and drowning their artistic frustrations with booze and any drugs they can get their hands on. Fleeing the doldrums, and unpaid bills, of the city, the pair find themselves stuck in the less than idyllic country cottage of Withnail's lascivious uncle Monty
Dominion : prequel to The exorcist( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film traces the story of Father Lankester Merrin back to his first encounter with the Devil in post-WWII Africa
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
Wayne's World ; Wayne's World 2 by Paramount Pictures Corporation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne's World: Wayne and Garth are friends and creators of a public access show called Wayne's World. When a major television producer sees their show and offers them a shady deal, Wayne uses his newfound fortune and fame to help a struggling rock band get a venue while Garth has his doubts about mainstream television. Wayne's World 2: Returning to small town public access TV, Wayne has a prophetic vision to host a rock concert in the middle of nowhere called Waynestock
Dark tide( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate is a shark expert whose business has been failing since a shark attack killed a fellow diver. Kate is haunted by the memory of the attack and is unable to get back in the water. Kate's old flame reappears with a lucrative proposition: lead a thrill-seeking businessman on a dangerous shark dive ... outside the cage
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ripley, the only survivor from the first encounter with the alien, returns to Earth, where her account meets with skepticism. However, the disappearance of colonists on a distant planet compels her to join a team of marines on their mission to eradicate the alien horde responsible
I, Anna( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a beautiful divorcee and a troubled detective intersect during the investigation of a vicious murder on the grimy, rain-soaked streets of London, sparking a tangled web of passion, intrigue and deceit. An absorbing film noir told from the perspective of an intriguing woman, a key suspect in a murder case, who becomes an obsession for the detective in charge of the investigation
Wayne's world 2 by Stephen Surjik( Visual )

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

Wayne and Garth are back, this time trying to organize a rock festival. Meanwhile, Cassandra's manager is busy trying to woo her. Wayne must rush from the concert and try and stop Cassandra's wedding. The concert features Aerosmith
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Alternative Names
Brown, Ralph William John 1957-

Ralph Brown acteur américain

Ralph Brown attore britannico

Ralph Brown britisk skodespelar, skribent og manusforfattar

Ralph Brown britisk skuespiller, skribent og manusforfatter

Ralph Brown britisk skuespiller, skribent og manuskriptforfatter

Ralph Brown Brits acteur

Ralph Brown brittisk skådespelare, författare och manusförfattare

Ralph Brown English actor and writer

Ralph Brown US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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