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Bassett, Angela

Overview
Works: 323 works in 1,060 publications in 6 languages and 51,761 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Biographical films  History  Biography  Science fiction films  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Producer, vac, Author, cat, Speaker, Director, Creator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Angela Bassett
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

97 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,687 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 Starbucks Entertainment( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite her mother's objections and with the help of an outspoken professor, Akeelah Anderson lands a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway (Foster) receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Green Lantern by Martin Campbell( Visual )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,029 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 (' 07) animatie( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,991 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 )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,917 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 unambitious 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
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers
London has fallen by Babak Najafi( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,460 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
Olympus has fallen by Gerard Butler( Visual )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Succeeds largely due to Butler's believablity as a Secret Service agent."--Chicago Sun-Times
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( Visual )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference teaches violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood
The score by Frank Oz( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persuaded to help a desperate friend for a $6 million payday, an expert safecracker postpones his retirement to pull off one last heist with a novice thief. Their foolproof plan turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to bring them both down
This means war by McG( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,257 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
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,255 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
The Rosa Parks story by J Dash( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, an African-American civil rights activist known for her refusal to give up her seat in the colored section of a bus to a white passenger
What's love got to do with it( Visual )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,170 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 )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,166 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
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,129 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
Mr. 3000 by Touchstone Entertainment( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,091 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?
Chi-Raq( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,083 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
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brenda grew up with some incredible hardships. She had a prostitute for a mother and a pimp for a 'father.' Now, Brenda is a single mom struggling to raise her family in Chicago. When she receives a letter inviting her to attend her father's funeral in Georgia, she's not sure how to feel. Growing up, Brenda never knew the man and hadn't interacted with that part of her family. But when she loses her job, she decides that now's the time to shake things up. Besides, there is always the chance that her father left her a little money
 
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Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives
Alternative Names
Andžela Baset

Angela Bassett actrice américaine

Angela Bassett actriz estadounidense

Angela Bassett Amerikaans acteur

Angela Bassett Amerikaans actrice

Angela Bassett amerikai színésznő és filmrendező

Angela Bassett amerikansk skådespelare

Angela Bassett amerikansk skodespelar

Angela Bassett amerikansk skuespiller

Angela Bassett amerykańska aktorka

Angela Bassett attrice statunitense

Angela Bassett US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Angela Bassett yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Bassett, Angela Evelyn

Bassett, Angela Evelyn 1958-

Анджела Басет

Анджела Бассетт

Анџела Басет

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אנג'לה באסט

آنجلا باست بازیگر آمریکایی

أنجيلا باسيت

أنجيلا باسيت ممثلة أمريكية

انجیلا باسٹ

แองเจลา บาสเซตต์

앤절라 바셋

アンジェラ・バセット

安吉拉·巴塞特

安吉拉·贝塞特

Languages
English (374)

German (25)

French (18)

Spanish (7)

Italian (6)

Dutch (1)

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