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Affleck, Ben 1972-

Overview
Works: 378 works in 1,593 publications in 10 languages and 52,815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Love stories  History  Religious films  Fiction  Superhero films  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Performer, Scenarist, Conceptor, Narrator, Creator, Film editor, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Ben Affleck
Publications by Ben Affleck
Most widely held works by Ben Affleck
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( visu )
64 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,871 libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before. There are just two things he'll have to learn about his new love: she's promised to marry someone else, and she's successfully impersonating a man in order to play the lead in Will's latest production. DVD
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( visu )
87 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,215 libraries worldwide
A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( visu )
84 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 3,046 libraries worldwide
Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever
Argo by Ben Affleck( visu )
47 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,016 libraries worldwide
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants storm the American embassy in Tehran and capture dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escape and a mid-level CIA agent named Antonio Mendez devises an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them
Armageddon by Michael Bay( visu )
42 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,296 libraries worldwide
Due to a shuttle's unfortunate demise in outer space, NASA becomes aware of a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. It seems that the only way to knock it off course is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear weapon. But as NASA's under-funded yet resourceful team train the world's best drillers for the job, the social order of the world begins to break down as the information reaches the public and hysteria results
The town by Ben Affleck( visu )
36 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,963 libraries worldwide
Doug MacRay is leader of a Boston bank robber gang but not cut from the same cloth as his fellow thieves. When Doug falls into a passionate romance with the bank manager briefly taken hostage in their last heist, he wants out of this life and out of the town. As the Feds close in and the crew questions his loyalty, he has one of two choices: betray his friends or lose the woman he loves. Special features include the extended cut
Daredevil by Mark Steven Johnson( visu )
53 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,938 libraries worldwide
By day, blind attorney Matt Murdock toils for justice in Hell's Kitchen. By night, he's Daredevil, a man without fear. He's a masked vigilante stalking the dark streets with an uncanny "radar sense" that allows him to see with superhuman capabilities. When the love of his life is targeted by New York City's ruthless Kingpin and his deadly assassin, Bullseye, Daredevil may be about to meet his match
He's just not that into you by Ken Kwapis( visu )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,903 libraries worldwide
Gigi is struggling to find true love while shifting through men who are simply not interested. After her latest date, Conor, has failed to call her. Gigi visits a bar he said he frequented in order to see him. There, she meets Alex, a friend of Conor's who works at the bar. Gigi admits that Connor is not expecting her. Alex explains that Connor isn't interested and takes it upon himself to explain the 'signs' to Gigi. Meanwhile, having just left Gigi, Connor calls his girlfriend Anna. She is at the supermarket and runs into Ben. The two exchange numbers, but Ben finally admits that he is married. Ben walks over to the car where his friend Neil has been waiting. Neil asks Ben what that was about. Neil returns home and is greeted by Beth, his girlfriend. Neil doesn' t believe in marriage and Beth can't understand why. Ben meets Janine, his wife at the townhouse. Anna is friends with Mary. Mary is using the Internet to find love
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck( visu )
59 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,896 libraries worldwide
Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Patrick and Angie must face drug dealers, gangs, and pedophiles, and ultimately a moral dilemma that tears them apart
The sum of all fears by Tom Clancy( visu )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,892 libraries worldwide
CIA agent Jack Ryan finds himself in a race against time to stop terrorists who plan to ignite a war between the U.S. and Russia by detonating a nuclear bomb at the Super Bowl game
State of play ( visu )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
A petty thief and a pizza deliveryman are gunned down in an alley. A US Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway train - three seemingly unrelated deaths. The dead assistant was the chief researcher for Congressman Stephen Collins, spearheading hearings into the role of private security firm PointCorp. She was also his lover. Cal McAffrey, a rumpled, old-school metro reporter at the Washington Globe is covering the first story. He was Collins' college roommate, and had a brief affair with Anne, Collins' wife. Their personal history may be exploited, as Cal spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. Teamed with aspiring young Globe political blogger Della Frye by his crusty editor, evidence begins to pile up, and new pieces start to fall into place. Leads are run down, supporting reporters are brought in, as Cal and Della work together in an attempt to connect the dots before the clock runs out. Cal will discover at least one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
Dogma by Kevin Smith( visu )
49 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
Two banished angels find a loophole that would get them back into heaven. The only snag? They'll be destroying existence in the process. In an effort to stop them, the overworked voice of God (Alan Rickman) taps cynical mortal Bethany to save the world by preventing the angels from reaching their unholy destination
Hollywoodland by Allen Coulter( visu )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,497 libraries worldwide
On June 16, 1959, police detectives arrive at a Benedict Canyon home to find Superman dead, felled by a single gunshot to the head. LAPD calls it suicide, but Reeves' grieving mother, Helen Bessolo, isn't so sure. She hires private detective Louis Simo to validate her suspicions, centered on George's fiancě, aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon. Simo turns up suspects 2 and 3: Toni Mannix, aging trophy wife to MGM honcho Eddie Mannix, a tough little man with long-standing mob ties. George had been Toni's consort for years, and their breakup seriously wounded her. George Reeves wanted Clark Gable's career and instead got television stardom, becoming the idol of millions of children. Was he murdered, or just a victim of the sensitivities and insecurities of an actor who was never talented enough to be taken seriously?
The company men by John Wells( visu )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,452 libraries worldwide
Bobby Walker is living the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law that does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps there is more to life
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( visu )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,434 libraries worldwide
A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction
Paycheck by John Woo( visu )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,297 libraries worldwide
Jennings is the best reverse-engineer in the business. He is hired by his friend Rethrick to do a special job, with the promise of a multi-million dollar paycheck when successfully completed. When he is finished, all memory of what he had been working on is erased from his mind. That's when his problem really start to begin. He is hunted by the FBI for something he has no recollection of doing and has little time to work it out. Before his memory wipe, he sent himself 19 seemingly unconnected objects, to allow him to put the puzzle together and discover just what has gone on and what he has done
Joseph, king of dreams by Robert C Ramirez( visu )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
This musical adventure retells the biblical story of Joseph and his extraordinary gift of seeing the future through his dreams
Chasing Amy by Kevin Smith( visu )
52 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,207 libraries worldwide
The complications of love and friendship among three New Jersey comic book artists: Holden, his partner Banky, and Alyssa, the woman Holden falls in love with only to be thwarted by her sexuality
Jersey girl ( visu )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
Ollie is madly in love with his wife. But when the Manhattan music publicist's wife dies in childbirth, Ollie's life becomes emotionally shattered. Not sure what to do next, he moves to New Jersey with his infant daughter to live with his dad. Juggling his career and single parenthood proves more than Ollie can manage, and one day he's fired after he bungles a major press event. He devotes his time to his daughter and ends up frequenting a local video store where he strikes up a friendship with a woman named Maya
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
America, 1976. The last day of school. Bongs blaze, bell-bottoms ring, and rock and roll rocks. Eavesdrop on a group of seniors-to-be and incoming freshman
 
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Affleck, Ben
Affleck, Benjamin.
Affleck, Benjamin 1972-
Affleck, Benjamin G.
Affleck, Benjamin G., 1972-
Affleck, Benjamin Geza
Affleck, Benjamin Geza, 1972-
Languages
English (655)
Spanish (65)
French (42)
German (31)
Multiple languages (18)
Turkish (7)
Russian (2)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
Hebrew (1)
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