WorldCat Identities

Foster, Ben 1980-

Works: 72 works in 455 publications in 9 languages and 22,947 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Western films  Television programs  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film remakes  Horror films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Narrator, Composer, 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 )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Lone Survivor by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,123 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 by Oren Moverman( Visual )

38 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee oorlogsveteranen worstelen met hun emoties door hun werk, het informeren van nabestaanden over het overlijden van hun geliefden in Irak
Contraband by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

23 editions published in 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,407 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, Tim Briggs, Chris is forced back into doing what he does best, running contraband, to settle Andy's debt. Chris is a legendary smuggler and quickly assembles a crew with the help of his best friend, Sebastian, to head to Panama and return with millions in counterfeit bills. Things quickly fall apart with only hours to reach the cash
The mechanic by Simon West( Visual )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,264 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 Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,068 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 )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,061 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 finest hours( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue the more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel
The Punisher by Ray Stevenson( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, crime, cruelty, and injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees -- only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his iron determination to avenge those wronged by society's villains
30 days of night by Ben Ketai( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 915 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 )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 906 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. With family links to organized crime, Johnny Truelove is on the warpath against Jake Mazursky, a sleazebag addict who owes him money. Fate intervenes when Johnny and his friend Frankie encounter Jake's 15-year-old half-brother Zack and hold him as collateral until Jake pays his debts. What begins as a casual, seemingly harmless situation escalates into a crisis of capital crime
Rampart by Oren Moverman( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 898 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 )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two astronauts awaken in a hyper-sleep chamber aboard a seemingly abandoned spacecraft. The only sound is a low rumble and creak from the belly of the ship. They can't remember who they are or what their mission is. With Lt. Payton staying behind to guide him via radio transmitter, Cpl. Bower ventures deep into the ship and begins to uncover a terrifying reality. Slowly the spacecraft's shocking, deadly secrets are revealed. The astronauts soon find their own survival is more important than they could ever have imagined
Six feet under by Kathy Bates( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 821 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
Kill your darlings by John Krokidas( Visual )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of obsession and murder. When Allen Ginsberg is accepted at Columbia, he finds stuffy tradition clashing with the daringly modern ideas and attitudes- embodied by Lucien Carr. Lucien is an object of fascination for shy, unsophisticated Allen, and soon he is drawn into Lucien's hard-drinking, jazz-clubbing circle of friends, including William Burroughs and David Kammerer, who clearly resents Allen's position as Lucien's new sidekick. A true story of friendship, love and murder, Kill Your Darlings recounts the pivotal year that changed Allen Ginsberg's life forever and provided the spark for him to start his creative revolution
Ain't them bodies saints by David Lowery Movie( Visual )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and French and held by 729 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
Big trouble by Tim Allen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 544 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
Bright shiny morning by James Frey( Recording )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 534 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
360 by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 498 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
The program by Stephen Frears( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong
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Foster, Benjamin A. 1980-

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Bright shiny morning