WorldCat Identities

Foster, Ben 1980-

Works: 95 works in 351 publications in 7 languages and 19,720 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ben Foster
Most widely held works by Ben Foster
3:10 to Yuma by James Mangold( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Lone survivor by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of four Navy SEALs sent on an ill-fated covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative. They are ambushed by enemy forces in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. Based on The New York Times bestseller
The messenger ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Partnered with hard-line officer Tony Stone, Sgt. Will Montgomery is a battle-scarred war hero home from Iraq and newly assigned to the Army's Casualty Notification service. He faces this formidable mission while seeking comfort and healing back on the home front when he falls for the wife of a fallen soldier
Contraband by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )
18 editions published in 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chris Farraday long ago abandoned his life of crime, but after his brother-in-law, Andy, botches a drug deal for his ruthless boss, Chris is forced back into doing what he does best - running contraband. Things quickly fall apart and with only hours to reach the cash, Chris must use his rusty skills to successfully navigate a treacherous criminal network of brutal drug lords, cops and hit men"--Container
The mechanic ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Arthur Bishop ... is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets-- and Bishop is the best in the business. But when his mentor and close friend Harry ... is murdered, Bishop is intent on exacting revenge. His mission grows complicated when Harry's son Steve ... approaches him with the same vengeful goal. But while in pursuit of their ultimate mark, deceptions threaten to surface and those hired to fix problems become problems themselves"--Container
The Laramie project by Moises Kaufman( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
Hostage by Florent Siri( Visual )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When ex-LAPD officer Jeff Talley became chief of police in a sleepy town, he thought he'd left behind the traumas of his career as a big city hostage negotiator. But when a random crime escalates into a deadly standoff, Talley finds himself thrust into a situation far more volatile and terrifying than anything he could ever imagine
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villains, including those who killed his family
30 days of night by David Slade( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Barrow, Alaska: northernmost town in the U.S. Isolated in 80 miles of roadless wilderness, cut off every winter for 30 days of night." So says the opening screen. More importantly, the population dwindles from over 500 to 150 souls willing to brave the cold and the seemingly endless night. Charged with protecting the town during its nocturnal period, Sheriff Eben is a man trying to reconnect with his estranged wife Stella, who misses the last plane out before nightfall. As they deal with being thrust together again, a rash of crimes--including the killing of a number of dogs and the destruction of a helicopter--breaks out over the tiny town. As Eben and Stella attempt to solve these crimes, powerful strangers walk into town, seemingly superhuman and with a thirst for blood. The few remaining townsfolk must try to survive the 30 Days of Night
Alpha dog by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the real-life case of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer in California's San Gabriel Valley who, in 2000, became one of the youngest men to appear on the FBI's ten most wanted list
Rampart ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A riveting parable about what happens to a man who refuses to change, even when change is the only thing that can save him. Dave Brown, a man who has taken the 'no guts, no glory' American mythos to heart, without questioning what it is doing to him and those he holds dear, is a cop whose personal life is propelled into a dizzying downward spiral when he comes under suspicion for roughing up a suspect
Pandorum by Christian Alvart( Visual )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After two men wake up on a spaceship with no memory of how they got there, they discover other humans on board as well as mysterious monsters intent on destroying them
Six feet under ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the dysfunctional Fisher family, including widow Ruth, sons Nate and David, baby sister Claire, and the ghost of patriarch Nathaniel, as they run the family funeral parlor in Pasadena and deal with the cycle of life--birth, death, and rebirth
Ain't them bodies saints ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years ago, impassioned young outlaw couple Bob Muldoon and Ruth Guthrie were apprehended in the Texas hills during a shootout that left a local officer wounded by a bullet from Ruth's gun. Taking the blame, Bob was sentenced to 25 years in prison. After having engineered a daring escape, Bob is now determined to reconnect with the love of his life and meet the daughter who was born while he was incarcerated. But the journey back won't be easy, and the powers that be threaten to keep the two lovers apart forever
Kill your darlings ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of friendship, love, and murder in the early 1940s. The story recounts the pivotal year that changed Allen Ginsberg's life forever and provided the spark for him to start his creative revolution. Based on true events and characters
Bright shiny morning by James Frey( Recording )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambitious young Mexican-American woman compromises her future in a moment of searing humiliation, while a narcissistic action-movie star risks everything in his obsession over an unattainable love
Big trouble by Tim Allen( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two hitmen show up in Miami to whack crooked businessman. At the same time Matt, a high school kid, comes to the same house to "kill" another student as part of a game. When the plans collide, mayhem ensues, and Matt's struggling ex-columnist dad, a bored wife, and two confused police officers are called to the scene. Then two dimwitted criminals choose to hold up a dive bar where a nuclear arms deal is going on. Soon the whole motley crew are caught up in a hostage scenario in which the weapon accidentally gets brought aboard a hijacked plane
360 ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Starts in Vienna, weaving stories set in Paris, London, Bratislava, Rio, Denver, and Phoenix into a single narrative. A businessman who is tempted to be unfaithful to his wife sets into motion a series of events which ripple around the globe with dramatic consequences
Get over it ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the tale of a high school boy who is down on his luck. He loses his girlfriend and will do anything to get her back--including quitting the basketball team and trying out for an acting role in a Shakespeare play. But as soon as he stops moping over his break up, he begins to take interest in his best friend's little sister, and finds that romance is everywhere
Here ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the landscape of Armenia, chronicles a brief but intense relationship between an American satellite-mapping engineer and an expatriate photographer who impulsively decide to travel across the remote countryside
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Alternative Names
Foster, Benjamin A. 1980-
English (201)
German (16)
Spanish (16)
French (6)
Catalan (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (1)