Assante, Armand 1949-
Most widely held works about Armand Assante
Most widely held works by Armand Assante
American gangster ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,553 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives.
The odyssey ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
Aided by the goddess Athena, warrior-king Odysseus braves the terrors and temptations of a fantastic array of creatures as his return from the Trojan War becomes a decade-long quest to reach his homeland and his faithful wife, Penelope.
Two for the money ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Brandon's talent makes him a prime candidate for recruitment by Walter Abrams, the head of one of the biggest sports consulting operations in the country. Walter hires the small town ex-athlete and grooms him into a shrewd front man. Brandon soon begins to enjoy his status as a Manhattan golden boy and finds himself growing comfortable with Walter's high-rolling lifestyle. The surrogate father/surrogate son relationship fattens Walter's business and personal accounts. That is until Brandon's golden touch begins to falter at the same time that Walter's manipulation of his protégé crosses the line.
Hoffa ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and French and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Traces Jimmy Hoffa's turbulent career from 1935, when he first solicits truck drivers to join the fledgling International Brotherhood of Teamsters, to his disappearance in 1975.
1492 Conquest of Paradise ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Portuguese and held by 482 libraries worldwide
The film chronicles the first two landmark voyages of Columbus and takes us to the brink of his third and last.
The mambo kings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
With a suitcase full of songs and hearts filled with passion, two brothers come to America in search of the American dream of fame and fortune.
Judge Dredd ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and French and held by 365 libraries worldwide
In a time when all-powerful and coldly efficient "Judges" act with the supreme authority of both the police force and legal system, Judge Dredd is the most feared law enforcer of them all. But when a former judge hatches a sinister plot to overthrow the government and eliminate the Judges, Dredd is framed for murder!
The mambo kings ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in French and English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Musician brothers, Cesar and Nestor, leave Cuba for America in the 1950s, with the hopes of making it to the top of the Latin music scene. Cesar is the older brother who serves as the business manager and is a consumate ladies' man. Nestor is the brooding songwriter, who cannot forget the woman in Cuba who broke his heart. This is an unrated version of the film, with one restored scene.
Q & A ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Assistant D.A. Reilly (Hutton) is assigned to investigate an incident in which veteran street cop Lt. Brennan (Nolte) killed a Puerto Rican drug dealer.
Trial by jury ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
He's guilty of murder. But something goes wrong in the jury room. Eleven jurors vote guilty. One woman, her life and family threatened by the mob, votes to let the killer walk. To set things right, that woman will have to fight back with a vengeance.
California dreamin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Romanian and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Romania, 1999. As the Kosovo conflict rages, a no-nonsense U.S. military officer leads a platoon of Marines and a shipment of top-secret communications equipment toward a NATO outpost. But when a corrupt stationmaster halts their train, the soldiers find themselves the unexpected guests of an impoverished village filled with stubborn bureaucracy, beguiling young women, and odd pop culture celebrations.
The Hunley ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the H.L. Hunley, the world's first combat submarine, and its use by the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Striptease ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Erin Grant (Demi Moore) takes a job as a stripper in order to get money to appeal for custody of her daughter from her lunatic ex-husband. Her dancing attracts the attention of a deranged Congressman who will stop at nothing to possess her.
Gotti the rise and fall of a real life Mafia Don ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
The story of John Gotti, who became head of the Gambino crime family as a result of the murder of Paul Castellano.
The man who came back ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stands against injustice.
The chaos experiment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A professor takes six strangers hostage in a steam room and will only release them if a newspaper publishes a paper he wrote on global warming.
On the beach ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere. Australia is the only civilized area spared from destruction. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise.
Kidnapped ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
The film tells the adventures of an unlikely pair- one an exiled rebel warrior returning to the country that scorned him, the other a young man struggling to take possession of his rightful inheritance.
Fatal instinct ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and French and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Ned Ravin is a full-time cop and part-time lawyer with no time to lose against three femme fatales in this comedy spoof of suspense thrillers.
After the storm ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
On the run from ruthless smugglers and the police, Arno, a world-weary scavenger, is hired as a courier for a rich tycoon. When the tycoon's luxury yacht goes down in a violent storm, Arno is forced to partner with a local crook, and the race is on to salvage the bounty.
Action and adventure films Biographical films Brothers Columbus, Christopher Comedy films Comedy films Consultants Criminal behavior Criminals Cuban Americans Detectives Drama Drug traffic Employees--Recruiting Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Football--Betting Gangster films Gangsters Gotti, John Heroin industry Historical films Historical films History Hoffa, James R.--1913- Homer International Brotherhood of Teamsters Judges Kidnapping Lucas, Frank,--1930- Made-for-TV movies Mafia Mambos (Music) Manipulative behavior Man-woman relationships Musicians Mythology, Greek New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Harlem Odysseus (Greek mythology) Police films Television adaptations Television mini-series Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Assante, Armand Anthony, 1949-
Assanti, Armand, 1949-
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