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Rhames, Ving 1961-

Overview
Works: 196 works in 994 publications in 9 languages and 42,310 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Spy films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, 196, Commentator, Contributor, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ving Rhames
Mission: Impossible : Ghost Protocol by Brad Bird( Visual )

107 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethan Hunt has retired from active duty as a super-spy in order to train new IMF agents. He is called back into action to confront the toughest villain he has ever faced - Owen Davian, an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience. Hunt assembles his team - his old friend Luther Strickell, transportation expert Declan, and background operative Zhen , in order to rescue Lindsey, one of his trainees, who was kidnapped while on a surveillance detail of Davian. It soon becomes evident that Davian is well-protected, well-connected, and downright malicious, forcing Hunt to extend his journey back into the field in order to rescue his wife, Julia, and uncover an IMF double agent in the process
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

61 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers
Lilo & Stitch by Walt Disney( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil creator has created a little creature by genetic experimentation. The creator and creature are sent to prison. The creature escapes and heads for Earth where he tries to impersonate a dog. Bent on self preservation, he plans to use a human shield to protect him from the aliens sent to recapture him. Earth girl, Lilo, adopts the 'dog, ' gives him the name Stitch, and actually developes an emotional attachment to the little creature. Lilo's dysfunctional family consists only of her sister Nani, but the two are about to be ripped apart by social worker Cobra Bubbles. Stitch, as the new family member, brings quite some action into all their lives, and after a while not even the aliens can recognize their former target
Mission: Impossible: Rogue nation by Christopher McQuarrie( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With their elite organization shut down by the CIA, agent Ethan Hunt and his team must race against time to stop The Syndicate, a deadly network of rogue operatives turned traitors. To stop this global threat, Ethan must join forces with an elusive, disavowed agent whose loyalty is suspect as he faces his most impossible mission ever
The long walk home by Richard Pearce( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg is Odessa Cotter, a quietly dignified woman, who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson (Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek). When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband (Dwight Schultz) and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. Their shared experiences draw them closer as a deep respect and lasting friendship forms. Together, in a difficult world of black versus white, they manage to discover a common ground."--Container
Rosewood( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the 1923 razing of a black town in Florida, many of its people murdered over a lie. But some escaped and survived because of the courage and compassion of a few extraordinary people
Surrogates by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People are living their lives remotely from the safety of their own homes via robotic surrogates - sexy, physically perfect mechanical representations of themselves. It's an ideal world where crime, pain, fear and consequences don't exist. When the first murder in years jolts this utopia, FBI agent Greer discovers a vast conspiracy behind the surrogate phenomenon and must abandon his own surrogate, risking his life to unravel the mystery
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. But when an overzealous bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple's arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a charade of domestic bliss. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure the well-intentioned con men discover that sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family
Final fantasy : the spirits within by Hironobu Sakaguchi( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 2065 A.D. and the Earth is infested with alien spirits, and mankind faces total extinction. Led by a dream and guided by a mentor, a scientist struggles to collect eight good spirits to create a powerful source strong enough to destroy the alien presence, but is it pure enough to protect the planet? The Earth must be saved from its darkest hate and unleash the final spirit
Entrapment by Jon Amiel( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solitary master thief and an insurance company investigator team up for a multibillion-dollar heist
Won't back down( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated by her dyslexic daughter's struggles at a failing inner-city school, Jamie Fitzpatrick tries to enroll her somewhere else. When this fails, Jamie recruits a disillusioned but caring teacher to try to fix the broken school
Disney's Stitch! the movie by Natalie Chanin( Visual )

8 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stitch's extented family of the first 625 experiments are in danger and its up to Lilo and Stich to save them
Dave by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin Kline stars as an off-the-wall, temporary replacement for the missing president. His unusual style of governing and decision making tip off the opposition that something is definitely "out-of-order" in Washington
Piranha by Alexandre Aja( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of strangers on Lake Victoria must band together to survive after a sudden underwater tremor sets free prehistoric man-eating fish
Dark blue by Ron Shelton( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two LAPD detectives investigate a high-profile quadruple-homicide in April 1992, a few weeks before the Los Angeles Riots
Bringing out the dead by Guozhi Bi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cage stars as Frank Pierce, a paramedic on the brink of madness from too many years of saving and losing lives. One fateful night, Frank meets Mary Burke (Arquette) the daughter of a man he tried to save. Together Frank and Mary confront the ghosts of the past, and discover that redemption can be found among the living
Go tell it on the mountain by Blind Boys of Alabama( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of violence and desire, of tenderness and compassion, so gripping and moving, which lays bare the trials and sufferings, the yearings and aspirations of three generations of an African American family. The journey of a family from the rural South to "big city" Herlem, seeking both salvation and understanding and of a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather
 
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Mission: Impossible : Ghost Protocol
Alternative Names
Rhames, Irving

Rhames, Irving 1959-

Rhames, Irving Rameses.

Ving Rejms

Ving Rhames acteur américain

Ving Rhames aktor amerykański

Ving Rhames Amerikaans acteur

Ving Rhames amerikansk skådespelare

Ving Rhames amerikansk skodespelar

Ving Rhames amerikansk skuespiller

Ving Rhames attore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Ving Rhames US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Винг Рејмс

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