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Farina, Dennis 1944-2013

Works: 155 works in 391 publications in 5 languages and 15,250 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  War films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Dennis Farina
Snatch by Guy Ritchie ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A diamond heist gone haywire launches gangster, bookies and a dog on a rollicking ride through the rugged world of bare-knuckle boxing in search of the missing stone"--Container
What happens in Vegas ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joy is dumped by her boyfriend and her friends recommend she take a vacation to Las Vegas to get him out of her mind. After Jack gets fired by his dad from the family business, he ends up in Vegas too. After a night of drinking, the two wake up the following morning to discover they have gotten married. One of them wins a $3 million jackpot - using the quarter of the other. Both want to end the marriage and keep the money. The unhappy pair tries to undermine each other and get their hands on the total jackpot. Having another idea, the judge sentences them to six months of hard marriage and orders them to work out their problems
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,090 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
Bottle shock ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Napa Valley, 1976. For connoisseur Steven Spurrier, there is no finer art than French wine. But rumors bandy about of a new California wine country that holds the future of the vine. Positive the small Napa wineries are no match for established French vintages, Spurrier challenges the Americans to a blind taste test. He finds the valley full of ambitious, and talented, novice vintners like Jim Barrett and his son Bo. He realizes his publicity stunt may change the history of wine forever
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
WWII Army Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with the brutality of war, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Manhunter by Michael Mann ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
FBI agent Will Graham captured the diabolical Dr. Hannibal Lecter but nearly lost his mind in the process and retired from the Bureau. When he is coaxed out of retirement to hunt a serial killer called "The Tooth Fairy," he is again faced with the horrors incumbent in entering a serial killer's mind
Empire Falls by Fred Schepisi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful portrait of blue-collar America, a timeless tribute to the inherent decency and good humor that sustains working-class people in everyday life
You kill me by John Dahl ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He is a hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank has a drinking problem and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Frank is not the touchy-feely kind of guy, but he starts going to AA meetings, gets a sponsor and a job at a mortuary where he falls for the tart-tongued Laurel, a woman who is dangerously devoid of boundaries. But, things aren't going well in Buffalo where an upstart Irish gang is threatening the family business. When violence erupts, Frank is forced to return home and with an unlikely assist from Laural, faces old rivals on new terms
Reindeer games ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and German and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Released from prison Rudy is making time with his cell mate's girlfriend and now he becomes part of an armed robbery plot
Big trouble ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 559 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
Paparazzi ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a group of paparazzi photographers cause an accident that injures his family, a film superstar turns to the police for help. When they are unable to help, he seeks vengeance on his own
Striking distance by Rowdy Herrington ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Hardy is a maverick cop who's not afraid to rock the boat in pursuit of a sadistic serial killer. Demoted to river patrol after suggesting that the killer may be a fellow police officer, he initiates an unauthorized investigation which kicks the high-powered plot into overdrive
Eddie by Steve Rash ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A die-hard basketball fan with a sense of humor shocks everyone when she wins a half-time contest that leads to the head coaching job of the New York Knicks
Midnight run by Martin Brest ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bounty hunter is charged with delivering an embezzling, bail-jumping accountant to Los Angeles. What he doesn't know is that the Mob is also after said accountant for embezzling the money in the first place
Stealing Harvard by Bruce McCulloch ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John leads a simple and happy life. He has a beautiful fianceĢe and has a job in his future father-in-law's company. Everything is great until his favorite niece surprises him with her acceptance to Harvard University and he is reminded of a long forgotten oath he made to foot the bill. Desperate, John turns to his best friend for help. It is decided that they must turn to a temporary life of crime to raise the cash needed
Sidewalks of New York ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An ensemble romantic comedy about the joys and woes of six Manhattanites looking for love"--Container
Luck ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This one hour drama centers on an intuitive tough guy named Chester "Ace" Bernstein, who has always been involved with gambling, from bookmaking and money laundering to casino operations. Recently released from prison after three years, he teams with Gus Demitriou, his longtime chauffeur and muscle, to craft a complex plan involving the Santa Anita Racetrack in California
That old feeling ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Happily divorced for 14 years, Lilly and Dan still hate each other. But after a fight at their daughter's wedding, their hosility suddenly turns to unbridled passion
That old feeling ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman is about to marry a very straight-laced rising young politician. Her long divorced parents (with their current spouses) attend the wedding and the old sparks begin to ignite between them
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loan shark Chili Palmer (Travolta) comes to L.A. to collect a debt from filmmaker Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman). Soon Palmer is pitching a script, schmoozing a film star (DeVito), and romancing a movie queen (Russo). But the mob and drug smugglers who assigned him to collect come after him
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Alternative Names
Farina, Dennis G., 1944-2013
English (173)
Spanish (13)
German (4)
French (4)
Turkish (1)