WorldCat Identities

Snipes, Wesley

Works: 311 works in 1,361 publications in 6 languages and 27,456 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Vampire films  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Martial arts films  Gangster films  Science fiction films  Prison films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer, Narrator, Author, Creator, Singer, Artist, Interviewee, Host, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wesley Snipes
Blade II by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

46 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary "daywalker" Blade must join forces with a high-powered team of vampires to take on a fearsome threat more deadly than either has seen before. These unlikely allies must stop a race of super-vampires intent on destroying everyone in their path - human or vampire
Chi-Raq( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's South Side, creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world
Jungle fever by Spike Lee( Visual )

53 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors in this moving view of inner-city life
Blade by Stephen Norrington( Visual )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wesley Snipes stars as the tortured soul Blade -- half man, half immortal. Blade sharpens his lethal skills under the guidance of Whistler (Kris Kristofferson), his mentor, guardian, and fellow hunter of the night. When the bloodthirsty Immortals' lord, Deacon Frost (Stephen Dorff), declares war on the human race, Blade is humanity's last hope for survival." -- Container
New Jack City by Mario Van Peebles( Visual )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gangster film about a young, rich, smart drug baron who thinks he's untouchable, and the tough, street-smart cops determined to bring him down
Demolition man by Marco Brambilla( Visual )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society
Mo' better blues by Spike Lee( Visual )

32 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends Indigo and Clark. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his childhood manager and friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined"--Container
Passenger 57 by Kevin Hooks( Visual )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The safest way to travel is by air, the FAA says. But the FAA never figured the risk with Charles Rane on board. He's "The Rane of Terror", the insane mastermind behind four recent terrorist attacks. Soon there will be a fifth - and that's bad news for passengers on Flight 163. But there's good news, too: the man in seat 57!
The art of war by Christian Duguay( Visual )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special agent working for the United Nations unravels a scheme to disrupt a historic summit in China
Down in the Delta( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood is sent to spend a summer at her family's home in rural Mississippi
The fan by Tony Scott( Visual )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rabid San Francisco Giants fan targets a $40 million player and a game becomes a matter of life and death
King of New York by Abel Ferrara( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the downfall of New York drug kingpin Frank White. Frank is a criminal driven by personal demons and an idiosyncratic sesnse of social justice. Having grown rich via his illegal exploits, Frank decides to give back to the city by building a multi-milion dollar hospital in an impoverished neighborhood. He attempts this by joining forces with a Chinatown gangster which, in turn, enrages the local - and very racist - Mafia. Meanwhile, Frank has a hotheaded cop on his back who will do anything to bring him down
Undisputed by Walter Hill( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monroe Hutchen was convicted of murder and sentenced to life without parole at the Sweetwater maximum security prison in California. Now, Hutchen boxes behind bars, and he's become the champion of a loosely organized prison fighting circuit. When convicted heavyweight champion "Iceman" Chambers enters Sweetwater, Hutchens finds he has a serious competitor in the same lockup for the first time. After Hutchens challenges the arrogant Chambers to a bout, an aging Mafioso swings a deal that will earn Chambers an early release from prison and pull in a million dollars in bets if the two men will fight
Brooklyn's finest by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having endured extremely different career paths, the lives of three disheartened Brooklyn police officers will collide with destiny when they all wind up at the same fatal crime scene
To Wong Foo, thanks for everything( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route from New York City to Hollywood for a drag queen beauty pageant, Noxeema, Vida and Chi Chi are stranded in a tiny Midwestern town when their 1967 Cadillac break down. When their glitz and glamour wake up the sleepy local citizens, the stage is set for an outrageously funny weekend
Murder at 1600 = Asesinato en la Casa Blanca by Dwight H Little( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The art of war
Alternative Names
Uesli Snayps

Vesli Snajps

Wesley Snipes acteur et chanteur

Wesley Snipes Actor, artista marcial, productor y Asesino de vampiros

Wesley Snipes aktor amerykański

Wesley Snipes Amerikaans filmacteur

Wesley Snipes amerikai színész

Wesley Snipes amerikanischer Schauspieler

Wesley Snipes attore, produttore cinematografico e artista marziale statunitense

Весли Снајпс

Веслі Снайпс

Уесли Снайпс

Уэсли Снайпс

Ուեսլի Սնայփս

וסלי סנייפס

وسلی اسنایپس بازیگر آمریکایی

ويسلي سنايبس

वेस्ली स्नाइप्स

เวสลีย์ สไนปส์

웨슬리 스나입스



Jungle feverBladePassenger 57The art of warDown in the DeltaKing of New YorkContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community