WorldCat Identities

Farina, Dennis 1944-2013

Works: 185 works in 436 publications in 6 languages and 16,072 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Television mini-series  Television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Gangster films  Historical films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dennis Farina
Snatch by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,717 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 by Twentieth Century Fox ; Regency Enterprises( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,308 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 )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,088 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 )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of the early days of California wine making features events that culminated in the Paris wine tasting of 1976. better known as the "Judgment of Paris." Positive that small Napa Valley wineries are no match for French vintages, British wine connoisseur Steven Spurrier challenges the Americans to a blind tasting but discovers that novice vintners like Jim Barrett and his son Bo of Chateau Montelena are far better than he realizes. Based on a true story
Manhunter by Michael Mann( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 972 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
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Empire Falls by Ed Harris( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 873 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 )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He just happens to be the hit man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank's got a driinking 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 a 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. Meanwhile things aren't going well in Buffalo where an upstart Irish gang is threatening the family business. When the violence erupts, Frank is forced to return home, and with an unlikely assist from Laurel, faces old rivals on new terms
Reindeer games( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and German and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon release from a stint in prison, Rudy impulsively decides to pose as his old cell mate Nick in order to make time with Nick's beautiful pen pal Ashley. But Rudy's ruse blows up when he realizes that Ashley was doublecrossing Nick-- and now he's inescapably part of an armed robbery plot being hatched by her evil brother
Paparazzi( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 559 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
That old feeling( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 553 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
Big trouble by Tim Allen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on humorist Dave Barry's best selling first novel, Big Trouble follows the comedic chase created when a mysterious suitcase that threatens the security of Miami changes the lives of a divorced dad, an unhappy housewife, 2 hit men a pair of street thugs, 2 love-struck teens, 2 FBI men and a psychedelic toad
Striking distance by Rowdy Herrington( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 477 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
Midnight run by Martin Brest( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Walsh (Robert De Niro) is a tough ex-cop turned bounty hunter. Jonathan "The Duke" Mardukas (Charles Grodin) is a sensitive accountant who embezzled $15 million from the Mob, gave it to charity and then jumped bail. Jack's in for a cool $100,000 if he can deliver The Duke from New York to L.A. on time. And alive. Sounds like just another Midnight Run (a piece of cake in bounty hunter slang), but it turns into a cross-country chase. The FBI is after The Duke to testify - the Mob is after him for revenge - and Walsh is after him to just shut up. If someone else doesn't do the job, the two unlikely partners may end up killing each other in this hilarious, action-filled blockbuster from producer-director Martin Brest (Beverly Hills Cop)
Eddie by Steve Rash( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 437 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
Stealing Harvard by Bruce McCulloch( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John leads a simple and happy life. He has a beautiful fiancée 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 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A close-up look at the ups and downs of dating and marriage. Take a look at three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships
Authors anonymous( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers with the motto "all for one" accept Hannah Rinaldi into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success, but that's exactly what they get. While her career takes off, her eccentric and envious colleagues struggle to find their own paths to publishing fame and fortune. Tensions rise, rivalries form, and hearts are broken. Rejection turns to desperation. Good thing they're only armed with pens
Luck( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 321 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
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 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
Dennis Farina acteur américain

Dennis Farina aktor amerykański

Dennis Farina ameerika näitleja

Dennis Farina Amerikaans acteur

Dennis Farina amerikanischer Schauspieler

Dennis Farina amerikansk skådespelare

Dennis Farina amerikansk skodespelar

Dennis Farina amerikansk skuespiller

Dennis Farina attore statunitense

Dennis Farina yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Dionysius Farina

Farina, Dennis G. 1944-2013

Денис Фарина

Фарина, Деннис

دنيس فارينا

دنیس فارینا بازیگر آمریکایی

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Out of sightEmpire FallsReindeer gamesPaparazziThat old feelingStriking distanceMidnight run