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Pesci, Joe

Works: 312 works in 1,129 publications in 9 languages and 29,777 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Interviews  Black humor  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film sequels  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joe Pesci
Goodfellas by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on a group of men involved with organized crime while giving an inside look at the Mafia from 1955-80. Based on the life of mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian New York kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" in his impoverished Brooklyn neighborhood
Home alone by Chris Columbus ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin!
Raging bull by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
101 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jake La Motta is a boxer whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring. His brother Joey falls prey to Jake's mounting paranoia and jealousy, while fifteen-year-old Vickie, becomes Jake's wife and most prized trophy. The same anger that drives Jake in the ring, ultimately drives him to beat his wife and brother, and sends Jake down a self-destructive spiral of paranoia and rage
My cousin Vinny ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two teenagers from New York City are falsely accused of murder while driving through rural Alabama. To defend them in court, one of them hires his cousin Vinny, a flamboyant personal injury lawyer with no trial experience whatsoever
Home alone 2 lost in New York by Macaulay Culkin ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kevin McCallister is ready to turn the Big Apple into his own playground. The notorious Wet Bandits, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are plotting a huge holiday heist in New York. Kevin's ready to welcome them with a battery of booby traps that the bumbling bandits will never forget
Casino by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
105 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people
The good shepherd by Matt Damon ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
Lethal weapon 2 by Richard Donner ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riggs and Murtaugh must guard a free-wheeling witness in a comedy of car chases, gun battles, under-water escapes, even the destruction of a chic hillside house
Lethal weapon 4 by Richard Donner ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buddy cop action comedy. Family man Murtaugh is partner to loose cannon Riggs, who may or may not marry his girlfriend
Once upon a time in America by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic tale of the lives of two New York gangsters from the period of the early 1900's through prohibition, and climaxing in their subsequent reunion in the 1960's. Friends from childhood, they entered a life of crime together that inevitably led to tragedy and death
Lethal weapon 3 by Richard Donner ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Further action by Riggs and Murtagh, L.A. police detectives whose work routine is anything but routine, joined by an Internal Affairs investigator who loves taking risks as much as Riggs does
With honors ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The University of Life. The School of Hard Knocks. Simon Wilder is an alumnus of each. He hasn't got an Ivy League degree. Yet when it comes to life's important lessons, feisty Simon is in a league by himself
Gone fishin' by Roger Birnbaum ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gus and Joe eagerly anticipate another quiet, relaxing fishing trip. Only things don't go quite as they planned! Instead they innocently create an unstoppable series of outrageous mishaps, destroying everything in their wake!
Betsy's wedding ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric family copes with a daughter's wedding. Coping includes accidental meetings with the mob, oddball romances, revenge schemes and more!
Love ranch ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grace and Charlie make a fine couple. She provides the mind behind their schemes, while his work as a gangster allows the swindles to be carried out. But a new scam involving a handsome boxer threatens both their plan and their two-decade marriage
8 heads in a duffel bag by Tom Schulman ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hit man Tommy Spinelli has 24 hours to deliver a bag of 8 "former associates" to an angry mob boss in San Diego. But when Charlie, a fellow passenger on his flight, mistakenly takes the bag, the heads go to Baja. When Charlie discovers the bag's horrific contents, he desperately tries to get the bag back to the border
The films of Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martin Scorsese talks about his films and the making of them, provides a brief autobiographical introduction of how he got started in his career, and follows with film reminiscences giving insights about the production, the casting process, studios, the industry and experiences with collaborators
A Bronx tale ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Multiple languages and English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A devoted father battles a local crime boss for the life of his son. Growing up on the racially divided mean streets of 1960s New York, 11-year-old Italian-American Calogero, known as 'C,' idolizes sophisticated local mob boss Sonny, despite stern warnings from his working-class father. When 'C' gets older and defies his dad in order to join Sonny's dangerous gang, he finds that life is never black and white
The Public eye by Howard Franklin ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brash, 1940's tabloid photographer is led into a shadowy underworld of mob violence, unlikely romance, and dangerous corruption
The super ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louie Kritski, a slumlord without a conscience who has repeatedly violated the housing code, is sentenced to live in his own decrepit building until acceptable repairs can be made. It's a rude awakening for Louie, who is tormented by rats, overflowing toilets, and his fellow tenants who are delighted to see the landlord getting a taste of his own medicine
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Pesce, Joseph.
Pesci, Joseph
Pesci, Joseph 1943-
English (505)
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Spanish (25)
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