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Bassett, Angela

Overview
Works: 308 works in 1,221 publications in 7 languages and 53,456 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Romance fiction  Biographical films  History  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Biography 
Subject Headings: Motion picture actors and actresses 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Producer, vac, Author, Director, Interviewee, cat, Creator, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Angela Bassett
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

107 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,702 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 )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She is a smart girl, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by her school's principal, Akeelah decides to participate in a spelling bee to avoid detention for her many absences. Much to her surprise and embarrassment, she wins. Her principal asks her to seek coaching from Dr. Larabee, an English professor, for the more prestigious regional bee. As the possibility of making it all the way to the Scripps National Spelling Bee looms, Akeelah could provide her community with someone to rally around and be proud of. First Akeelah will have to overcome her insecurities, her distracting home life, and the knowledge that there is a field of more experienced and privileged fellow spellers
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,358 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 Ryan Reynolds( Visual )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,080 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 )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Únete a un joven y brillante inventor llamado Lewis, quien está a punto de emprender un viaje a través del tiempo para encontrarse con la familia que nunca conoció. En el fantástico mundo del año 2037, las ranas cantantes y los perros que necesitan anteojos son tan comunes como los dinosaurios que hablan. Y, en un giro sorprendente, Lewis descubre que el destino del futuro depende de él pero no lo podrá salvar solo, necesitará toda la ayuda que pueda obtener de la maravillosa excéntrica familia Robinson; quienes le enseñan como nunca hay que detenerse ni dejar de creer en uno mismo
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends struggle to survive in South Central Los Angeles where friendship, pain, danger and love form a true picture of life in "the hood."
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program follows the history of American slavery from its birth to the Civil War. Considers the contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days of the Civil War
London has fallen by Babak Najafi( Visual )

16 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders
Olympus has fallen by Olympus( Visual )

16 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...An irresistible premise and nothing but follow-through all the way to the finish."--San Francisco Chronicle
The Rosa Parks story by Julie Dash( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,358 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 )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a young teacher who fights against the board of education in her bid to teach underprivileged kids in a Harlem school the beauty of music through the violin
The score by Frank Oz( Visual )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,281 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
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary focusing on the first person accounts of the last generation of African Americans born into slavery
This means war by McG( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FDR and Tuck are covert CIA operatives and best buddies, until they both fall for charming and sexy Lauren. 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!
What's love got to do with it by Terry Britten( Visual )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,177 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
Chi-raq by Spike Lee( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,163 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
Mr. 3000 by Touchstone Pictures( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,076 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?
How Stella got her groove back by Terry McMillan( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes 1 booklet and 6 photographs
Waiting to exhale by Terry McMillan( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes 2 pamphlets, 1 sheet loose copy, and 4 photographs
Friends : a love story by Angela Bassett( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if you met your future soul mate, but were too busy living in the here and now to realize you'd found "the one?" That's what happened when Courtney B. Vance met Angela Bassett. They ran for years as friends in the same small circles. They had some hits, but mostly misses with other partners, and they shared one spectacularly dreadful first date together. And then, Courtney and Angela connected. Experience the up-close-and-personal, real-life love story of this inspirational African-American celebrity couple. Learn how they navigate the fickle tides of fame, while keeping their relationship fresh and true. See how they've carved a meaningful life together in spite of humble beginnings, family tragedy and the ups and downs of stardom with love, faith and determination.--From publisher description
 
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Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives
Alternative Names
Andžela Baset

Angela Bassett actrice américaine

Angela Bassett actriu estatunidenca

Angela Bassett actriz estadounidense

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

Անջելա Բասեթ

אנג'לה באסט

אנג'לה באסט שחקנית אמריקאית

آنجلا باست بازیگر آمریکایی

أنجيلا باسيت

أنجيلا باسيت ممثلة أمريكية

انجیلا باسٹ

ഏഞ്ചല ബാസെറ്റ്

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 (388)

German (28)

French (18)

Spanish (10)

Italian (6)

Turkish (1)

Dutch (1)

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