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Rhames, Ving 1961-

Works: 246 works in 785 publications in 8 languages and 37,228 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Zombie films  Horror films  Animated films  Interviews 
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 )
42 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,265 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 Dean Deblois ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The result of an illegal experiment in genetic mutation, Experiment #626 is so horrifyingly hostile that it's been locked up by its inventors. It escapes to Earth where Lilo, a young Hawaiian girl, mistakes it for a strange dog, adopts it, and renames it Stitch. As Stitch becomes part of Lilo's unusual family life, Lilo's innocence and the aloha spirit of the Islands confuse and ultimately civilize the creature
Mission: impossible III by J. J Abrams ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,271 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 )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,609 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 1,601 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 1,425 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 French and held by 1,387 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 1,304 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 )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,276 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!
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,258 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 )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,193 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 by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 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 )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A solitary master thief and an insurance company investigator team up for a multibillion-dollar heist
Disney's Stitch! the movie ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,014 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 951 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 685 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 )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 679 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 609 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
The goods live hard, sell hard ( Visual )
3 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
Go tell it on the mountain ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 573 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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  Kids General Special  
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 (260)
German (9)
French (6)
Spanish (6)
Turkish (4)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
Czech (1)