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Cox, Brian 1946-

Overview
Works: 432 works in 1,211 publications in 7 languages and 64,073 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Legends  Biography  Fiction  Anecdotes  Action and adventure films  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Speaker, Interviewee, Editor, Recipient, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Brian Cox
Publications by Brian Cox
Most widely held works by Brian Cox
The Bourne identity by Matt Damon( visu )
34 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 3,528 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 Robert Ludlum( visu )
30 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,108 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( visu )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,910 libraries worldwide
It is the year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age. Two emerging nations clash after Paris, a Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnon to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power and sets off for Troy with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans. In order to succeed, Achilles must battle Hector, the older brother of Paris and a Prince of Troy
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart( visu )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,815 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 Walt Disney( visu )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,386 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
Rise of the planet of the apes ( visu )
27 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,122 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( visu )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,047 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( visu )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,040 libraries worldwide
A young journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it
The water horse legend of the deep by Jay Russell( visu )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,845 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
Red by Robert Schwentke( visu )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,757 libraries worldwide
Intense sequences of action, violence and brief strong language
Zodiac by David Fincher( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,734 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( visu )
49 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,720 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 ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 1,628 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 Wes Craven( visu )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,465 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( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,456 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
Red 2 by Dean Parisot( visu )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,371 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
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( visu )
18 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 1,272 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( visu )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,267 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
For love of the game ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,194 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 Jay Roach( visu )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,150 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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Alternative Names
Cox, Brian Denis 1946-
Languages
English (319)
German (16)
French (8)
Italian (4)
Spanish (4)
Multiple languages (1)
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