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Cox, Brian 1946-

Overview
Works: 568 works in 1,873 publications in 10 languages and 74,146 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Spy films  Biographical films  Crime films  History 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Speaker, Author, Interviewee, Editor, Former owner, Recipient, Other
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 )

49 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,753 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 )

59 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,397 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
Rise of the planet of the apes by Rupert Wyatt( Visual )

36 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 2,407 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
The rookie by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a shoulder injury ended his minor league pitching career twelve years ago, Jim Morris resorted to the next best thing: coaching. But Jim's team, knowing their coach is a great ball player, makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, they want Jim to try out for a major-league organization. Going from worst to first, the team makes it to state, and Jim is forced to live up to his end of the deal. While there prove to be a lot of pitches to be thrown before he makes it off the mound, big-league dreams are revived, and there's no telling where he could go
Adaptation by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 2,109 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
Red by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intense sequences of action, violence and brief strong language
Match point by Woody Allen( Visual )

49 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,883 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
Zodiac by David Fincher( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,873 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
The water horse : legend of the deep by Jay Russell( Visual )

15 editions published in 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,849 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
X2 : X-men united by Bryan Singer( Visual )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the X-Men try to find a mutant that has attempted to assassinate the President, the Academy is attacked by military forces. In the aftermath they join forces with Magneto and uncover a plot to murder all mutants on Earth
Red 2 by Dean Parisot( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,604 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
Iron Will( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 1,564 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 eye by Dreamworks Pictures( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lisa Reisert hates to fly, but the terror that awaits her on the night flight to Miami has nothing to do with a fear of flying. Moments after takeoff, Lisa's seatmate, Jackson, menacingly reveals the real reason he's on board: He is an operative in a plot to kill a rich and powerful businessman... And Lisa is the key to its success. If she refuses to cooperate, her father will be killed by an assassin awaiting a call from Jackson
Pixels( Visual )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As kids in the 1980s, Sam Brenner, Will Cooper, Ludlow Lamonsoff, and Eddie "The Fire Blaster" Plant saved the world thousands of times, at 25 cents a game in the video arcades. Now, they're going to have to do it for real. In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens discover video feeds of classic arcade games and misinterpret them as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth, using the video games as the models for their assaults
Rob Roy by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 1,465 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. When Montrose's evil henchmen conspire to take the wealth for themselves, they thrust Rob into the most challenging battle of his life."--Container
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,449 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
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

28 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 1,363 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 Augusten Burroughs( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After seeing a less-than-conventional psychiatrist for her problems at home who gives her too many prescriptions and bad advice, a mother ends her marriage and sends her young son to live with the doctor and his odd family
TEDTalks : Brian Cox - Why We Need the Explorers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In tough economic times, our exploratory science programs - from space probes to the Large Hadron Collider - are first to suffer budget cuts. Brian Cox explains how curiosity-driven science pays for itself, powering innovation and a profound appreciation of our existence
Brian Cox on acting in tragedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian Cox discusses and demonstrates the fine points of acting in tragedies
 
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Cox, Brian Denis 1946-

Μπράιαν Κοξ

Брайан Кокс шотландский актёр

Брайън Кокс

Брайън Кокс шотландски актьор

Браян Кокс

Брајан Кокс

Բրայան Կոքս

בריאן קוקס

براين كوكس

برایان کوکس بازیگر بریتانیایی

브라이언 콕스

ブライアン・コックス

布萊恩·考克斯

布萊恩·考克斯 (演員)

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