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Bassett, Angela

Works: 379 works in 1,482 publications in 9 languages and 57,282 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Superhero films  History  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Subject Headings: Motion picture actors and actresses 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Producer, vac, Director, Author, Speaker, Other, Creator, Interviewee, cat
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Angela Bassett
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

119 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Akeelah and the bee by Doug Atchison( Visual )

36 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akeelah Anderson, an eleven-year-old girl with a love for words, must overcome her insecurities, her difficult home life, and a more experienced and privileged field of competitors to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway (Foster) receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Black Panther( Visual )

19 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King T'Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from divisions within his own country. When two enemies conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must join forces with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Wakandan Special Forces, to prevent Wakanda from being drawn into a world war
Green Lantern by Ryan Reynolds( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, an elite force of protectors for peace and justice has existed for centuries. They are the Green Lantern Corps. When a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the Corps' newest recruit, the first human ever selected, Hal Jordan"--Container
Meet the Robinsons by Walt Disney( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join a brilliant young inventor named Lewis as he sets off on a time-traveling journey to find the family he never knew. In the world of 2037, hip-hoppin' frogs and dogs that wear glasses are as common as talking dinosaurs. In an amazing twist, Lewis discovers that the fate of the future rests in his hands, but he can't save it alone. He meets the wacky Robinson family, who help him learn to keep moving forward and never stop believing in himself
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton( Visual )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For three young men growing up in South Central Los Angeles, the "hood" is a place of drive-by shootings, unemployment, drugs and pain. But their reactions to the world around them vary- one is an unambitiuos drug dealer, his brother is a college bound teenage father, and the brother's best friend is guided by a strong father who hopes for a better life for his son
London has fallen by Babak Najafi( Visual )

22 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the British Prime Minister passes away under mysterious circumstances, his funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the western world. However, what starts out as the most protected event on Earth turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. Only three people have any hope of stopping it: the President of the United States, his formidable Secret Service head, and an English MI-6 agent who rightly trusts no one
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America. This series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography, riveting first-person accounts and defines the reality of slavery's past through insightful commentary
Olympus has fallen by Gerard Butler( Visual )

22 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Succeeds largely due to Butler's believablity as a Secret Service agent."--Chicago Sun-Times
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

46 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers
The Rosa Parks story by Julie Dash( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( Visual )

37 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference, Roberta Guaspari overcame the skepticism of everyone who didn't think she should be teaching violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood
This means war by McG( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"FDR (Chris Pine) and Tuck (Tom Hardy) are covert CIA operatives and best buddies-- until they both fall for charming and sexy Lauren (Reese Witherspoon). Their friendship is put to the ultimate test as they wage an epic battle for her affection, using their surveillance skills and an array of high-tech gadgetry. May the best spy win!"--Container
The score by Frank Oz( Visual )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging thief pulls off one more heist at the urging of an upstart thief
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Civil War ended in 1865, more than 4 million slaves were set free. By the late 1930's, 100,000 former slaves were still alive. In the midst of the Great Depression, journalists and writers traveled the country to record the memories of the last generation of African-Americans born into bondage. Over 2,000 interviews were transcribed as spoken, in the vernacular of the time, to form a unique historical record
Chi-raq by Spike Lee( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,190 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"--Container
What's love got to do with it( Visual )

38 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The turbulent relationship of Ike and Tina Turner eventually forces Tina to leave and find the courage to believe in herself
Jumping the broom( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a weekend wedding in Martha's Vineyard, two African-American families from divergent socioeconomic backgrounds clash during their first meeting before the big event
Mr. 3000 by Touchstone Entertainment( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stan Ross was a great Major League hitter, and also a major league jerk. Upon reaching his 3000th hit and securing his place in the Hall of Fame, Stan retires, leaving his team in a lurch just before the playoffs. 9 years later when Stan is on the verge of sports immortality, a statistical error reveals that Stan, "Mr. 3000", is really Stan, "Mr. 2997". Now, at nearly 50 years old, and 3 hits shy of hitting his goal, Stan decides to make a comeback. The owners of his old team welcome him back, so how hard could it be to get 3 more hits?
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery
ContactBoyz n the hoodAfricans in America : America's journey through slaveryThe scoreUnchained memories : readings from the slave narrativesAngela BassettContemporary Black biography, profiles from the international Black community
Alternative Names
Andžela Baset

Angela Bassett

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Bassett, Angela Evelyn

Bassett, Angela Evelyn 1958-

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