WorldCat Identities

Russo, James

Works: 191 works in 404 publications in 6 languages and 9,757 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Reality television programs  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, pmn, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about James Russo
Most widely held works by James Russo
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
Donnie Brasco by Mike Newell( Visual )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Posing as the hardboiled jewel broker Donnie Brasco, FBI agent Joseph D. Pistone gains entry into the brutal mob family of fading hitman Lefty Ruggiero, who treats Donnie like a son. As their association deepens, Pistone's life begins to spiral downward, placing everything that's meaningul to him - his marriage, his career and his life - in jeopardy. Based on a true story
My own private Idaho by Gus Van Sant( Visual )
28 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mike, a sensitive narcoleptic who dreams of the mother who abandoned him, and Scott, the rebellious son of a prominent family and the object of Mike's desire, embark on a quest from the grungy streets of Portland to the open highways of the Pacific Northwest, in search of an elusive place called home
The ninth gate by Roman Polanski( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rare book dealer is hired to locate the remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Axel Foley is a brash, street smart Detroit detective who follows the trail of a friend's murderer to the posh surroundings of Beverly Hills. And before Axel gets his man, he gets up to his neck in an international network of smugglers and drug peddlers
Bad girls by Jonathan Kaplan( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wild Western story of four fallen women on the run. Branded as outlaws, pursued by a posse and tracked by Pinkerton detectives, the four must ride together to stay alive
Miss Bala by Gerardo Naranjo( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An aspiring beauty queen finds herself in the wrong place at the worst possible time in this explosive crime thriller set amid Mexico's increasingly violent drug war. After witnessing a shooting in a nightclub, the young woman is kidnapped and forced to work for ruthless gangsters in order the keep her dreams, and her family, alive"--From container
We're no angels by Neil Jordan( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two escaped convicts' only prayer is to pass themselves off as clergymen. As men of the cloth, they are able to pass right through a police blockade at the border and into the safety of Canada
Kings of the evening ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After two years in jail, Homer Hobbs returns to his bleak urban home during the depths of the Great Depression. With no job, no prospects, and no hope, Homer finds a kinship with four strangers. On Sunday nights, in a dingy hall, the men of the neighborhood piece together the finest attire their meager lives can beg, borrow, or steal to compete in an unusual fashion contest. The big winner will go home with the five dollar prize. The real prize is the chance to feel like a king for an evening
The Postman by Kevin Costner( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and French and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year is 2013 and the future isn't what it used to be. There are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow-only scattered bands of terrorized survivors in what was once called the United States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for the works of Shakespeare and something he has yet to discover: the power to inspire hope
Public enemies by Michael Mann( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film temelji na življenski zgodbi enega izmed največjih zločincev Johna Dillingerja
Yellow Rock ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five men ride into the eerie town of Yellow Rock, hoping to rescue a family member and his lost boy. They must fight wild animals, the elements, and eventually each other, as the dangerous journey unfolds
Extremities by William Mastrosimone( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman escapes a rapist, only to have him appear at her house. She fights back and turns the tables
Stealing Sinatra ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three inexperienced criminals, a rented house in L.A., and the son of one of America's greatest legends equals the 1963 kidnapping of Frank Sinatra, Jr. Featuring an excellent sound track of period music, this madcap caper is more outlandish than fiction
The hitmen diaries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Valentine is living a life of crime and is determined to score one last big payoff. However, when the perfect crime goes bad, Valentine flees to Los Angeles to get help from Danny, his estranged son. Since Danny desires the power of his gangster father, he attempts to make his way up the ladder in the seedy underworld, pulling one heist after another
Panther by Mario Van Peebles( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Oakland, California, 1968, The Black Panthers led by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale have armed themselves and are ready to fight for freedom. To the people, they're heroes, but to the FBI they're Public Enemy Number One. Now the Feds will do everything they can--on the right or wrong side of the law--to bring them down
Boy wonder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides what is right or wrong? As the boundaries blur, Sean's dual life wears on his psyche and his two worlds careen dangerously close to colliding
Shoot first and pray you live ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nowhere in the vast spread of the desert has there ever been a greater legend told than the bloody feud between, Red Pierre and the phantom gunfighter, Bob McGurk. Red Pierre has traveled through the mountains from a Mexican monastery to avenge his dying father, who was fatally wounded by the infamous outlaw Bob McGurk. But before Pierre can have a showdown with this invincible gunman, a gang of bandits capture him
Django Unchained by Jamie Foxx( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Django, a former slave turned hired gun, heads back to the plantation to free his wife, Broomhilda, from the tyrannical plantation owner Calvin Candie, with the help of a German bounty hunter, Dr. King Shultz
7e ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inside an old New York City apartment, Clyde looks after his cousin following the death of her roommate. He begins to suspect tenants were involved after meeting Sam and Rich who seem overly concerned with his cousin's well being. As his exploration into the death continues, Clyde's perception of what is real and imagined becomes increasingly blurred
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Alternative Names
Russo, Jim 1953-