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Rhames, Ving 1961-

Works: 251 works in 833 publications in 8 languages and 38,029 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Animated films  Interviews  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, 196, Commentator, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ving Rhames
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Lilo & Stitch by Walt Disney ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the Hawaiian Islands, a lonely little girl named Lilo adopts what she thinks is a puppy. She names her new pet Stitch, unaware that he is a dangerous genetic experiment who has escaped from an alien planet
Mission: impossible III by J. J Abrams ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,322 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
M:i-2 by John Woo ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
IMF agent Ethan Hunt partners up with Nyah Hall to stop renegade agent Sean Ambrose from releasing a new kind of terror on an unsuspecting world. But before the mission is complete, they'll traverse the globe and have to choose between everything they love and everything they believe in
Dave by Ivan Reitman ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,593 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
Rosewood ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1923 a black town in Florida was burned to the ground, its people murdered because of a lie. Some escaped and survived because of the courage and compassion of a few extraordinary people
The long walk home by Richard Pearce ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,379 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
Surrogates by Jonathan Mostow ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,316 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
Dawn of the dead by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive ... and human! The last remaining humans escape to a Milwaukee shopping mall, where they decide that the only way to truly elude the approaching throng of undead is to somehow make their way to an island that is supposedly zombie-free
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When red tape stops New York fire fighter Larry from naming his children as beneficiaries of his pension, he asks his best friend to enter into domestic partnership with him. Now they must convince everyone their 'marriage' is real ... even their gorgeous lawyer
Final fantasy the spirits within by Hironobu Sakaguchi ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,194 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
Out of sight ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A career bank robber busts out of jail with the help of his buddy and kidnaps a U.S. Marshal in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big heist, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in
Entrapment by Inc Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a priceless painting is stolen, an insurance investigator goes undercover and works her way into the confidence of the master thief suspected of committing the heist. Together they attempt the biggest take of all time
Disney's Stitch! the movie by Bobs Gannaway ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stitch was experiment 626, now the 625 other alien experiments are landing on Earth and it's up to Lilo and Stitch to rescue these outrageous 'cousins' before they're captured by the evil Captain Gantu
Won't back down ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 981 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
Piranha by Alexandre Aja ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 683 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 )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two LAPD detectives investigate a high-profile quadruple-homicide in April 1992, a few weeks before the Los Angeles Riots
Idlewild by Bryan Barber ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Prohibition-era American South, speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend not only with gangsters who have their eyes on the club, but also his piano player and partner Percival. Percival, meanwhile, must choose between his love for Angel and his obligations to his father
Go tell it on the mountain by James Baldwin ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 582 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
The goods live hard, sell hard ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fast-talking, foul-mouthed used-car liquidator Don Ready and his disorderly crew descend upon a small town to save a struggling auto dealership from bankruptcy by revving up the sales and moving out the cars at the Fourth of July sale. Ready soon discovers that he will have to rely on more than his crafty skills to make the weekend a success when he unexpectedly falls for the owner's daughter
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.07 for Lilo & Sti ... to 1.00 for The Saint ...)
Alternative Names
Rhames, Irving
Rhames, Irving 1959-
Rhames, Irving Rameses.
English (270)
German (12)
Spanish (7)
French (6)
Italian (5)
Turkish (4)
Portuguese (1)
Czech (1)