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Cox, Brian 1946-

Overview
Works: 508 works in 1,546 publications in 8 languages and 69,917 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Comedy films  History  Spy films  Biographical films  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Producer, Host, Speaker, Author, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Director, Former owner, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Cox
The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( Visual )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourne, is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs
The Bourne supremacy by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 3,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason Bourne has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar. He has been able to reconnect with Marie, the woman he loves. But Bourne is still haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not really certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination. When Bourne is led out of hiding by circumstances beyond his control, he must reconcile his past and present as he struggles to keep Marie out of harm's way and foil an international incident with dangerous consequences
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1193 B.C., Prince Paris, the son of the King of Troy falls in love with Helen, the wife of the king of Sparta, and convinces her to follow him away from her husband, Menelaus, the result is an epic war. The Greeks sail to Troy and lay siege. Achilles, the greatest warrior in all the world, is called in to fight against Troy and give Greece the upper hand. Hector, the eldest son of Priam, King of Troy, and the greatest Trojan warrior embodies the hopes of the people of his city
X2 : X-men united by Bryan Singer( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
The rookie by Disney (Walt) Productions( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blessed with an awesome fastball, in his 20's Jim Morris dreamt of pitching for Major League Baseball, but blew out his shoulder and retired without ever making it to "the Show." Now, he is a happily married high school science teacher raising a family and coaching the baseball team in a small Texas town. In his spare time, he practices pitching. His professional dreams are rekindled when his underachieving high school players, who have watched him pitch (his fastball clocks at 98 miles per hour), lay down a challenge: if they win the district championship, he will try out for the Majors - again
Rise of the planet of the apes( Visual )

31 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During experiments to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease, a genetically-enhanced chimpanzee uses its greater intelligence to lead other apes to freedom
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
The ring by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

36 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it
Red by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intense sequences of action, violence and brief strong language
The water horse legend of the deep by Jay Russell( Visual )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,866 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
Zodiac by David Fincher( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD Homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained
Match point by Woody Allen( Visual )

51 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former tennis pro Chris Wilton stumbles into good fortune when Chloe Hewett, the daughter of a wealthy businessman and the sister of one of his tennis students, falls in love with him. But when Chris meets Nola, a much deeper passion is stirred. His desire isn't deterred even after he discovers that Nola is already dating Chloe's brother. But when their affair threatens Chris's increasingly cozy lifestyle, Chris begins to consider a drastic solution
Iron Will( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brave young man is thrust into adulthood as he and his courageous team of sled dogs embark on a grueling and treacherous cross-country marathon for a $100,000 grand prize that will save his family from financial ruin
Red 2 by Dean Parisot( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses ... reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device"--Container
Red eye by Dreamworks Pictures( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, Lisa Reisert boards the dreaded red eye for a flight back to Miami so she can make it to work the next day. On board, Lisa meets Jackson Ripner and their attraction grows. But moments after take-off, Jackson reveals that he has Lisa's father's wallet that he swiped off his desk and his real reason for being on board. Jackson needs Lisa's help to kill the deputy secretary of Homeland Security who's scheduled to stay at the Lux Atlantic Hotel, the hotel Lisa is the manager of. If she refuses to help, Jackson will call his partner on the ground and have her father killed
Rob Roy by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a harsh winter threatens the majestic Scottish Highlands, Rob Roy MacGregor is forced to borrow money from the less-than-noble Marquis of Montrose to provide for his clan. But when Montrose's evil henchmen conspire to take the wealth for themselves, they thrust Rob into the most challenging battle of his life ... one that escalates into a bloody, exhilarating climax
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caius Martius 'Coriolanus' is a feared and revered Roman general, suddenly pitted against his own city and fellow citizens. Rebelling against the power-hungry designs of his manipulative mother and rejected by his own people, Coriolanus incites a riot that expels him from Rome. The banished hero joins forces with his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius to extract his revenge and determine his destiny. Set in contemporary times
Running with scissors by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the personal memoirs of Augusten Burroughs, "Running with scissors" is a wickedly funny, brave and moving tale of surviving a most unusual childhood
For love of the game( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Legendary Detroit Tigers pitcher Billy Chapel (Kevin Costner) has always been better at baseball than at love. Just ask Jane (Kelly Preston), his on-again, off-again girlfriend. At the end of a disappointing season, just before what may be the last professional game of his life, Jane tells Billy she's leaving him. Now with his career and his love life in the balance, Billy battles against his physical and emotional limits as he plays the game of his life. And now with every pitch, Billy comes closer to making the most important decision of his life. The suspense doesn't end until the last ball is thrown in this heartwarming drama about love, life and the perfect game." --From container
The campaign by Will Ferrell( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man, naive Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Center
 
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Cox, Brian Denis 1946-

Μπράιαν Κοξ

Брайан Кокс шотландский актёр

Брайън Кокс

Брајан Кокс

בריאן קוקס

براين كوكس

برایان کوکس بازیگر بریتانیایی

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ブライアン・コックス

布萊恩考克斯

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