WorldCat Identities

Almeida, Joaquim de 1957-

Works: 162 works in 421 publications in 6 languages and 8,381 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Horror films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Military history  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Joaquim de Almeida
Behind enemy lines by John Moore( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American naval aviator is shot down over Bosnia while in the midst of a routine reconnaissance mission during the Yugoslav War
Desperado by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )
35 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious guitar player seeks vengeance against the men who murdered his girlfriend
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CIA Agent Jack Ryan is appointed acting CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence when his mentor, Admiral James Greer becomes gravely ill. His first assignment is to investigate the murder of one of the president's friends, a prominent U.S. businessman with secret ties to Colombian drug cartels. Caught in the crossfire, Ryan takes matters into his own hands
The Celestine Prophecy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Woodson is disillusioned and temporarily without direction. Through a mysterious set of coincidences, he finds himself on an adventure to Peru in search of ancient scrolls, known as the Celestine Prophecy. The prophecy and its nine key insights, predict a new awakening that will redefine human life and provide a glimpse into a completely spiritual culture on earth. Resistant at first, John finds that with each step he takes and person he meets leads him to a new awakening. It is only when he finally lets go does he find his destiny and comes to understand the meaning that had escaped him when his adventure began
Che by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of the man who overthrew a dictatorship and became a revolutionary before his life was ended. Includes both Che Part One: The Argentine and Part Two: Guerrilla and bonus features
The burning plain ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sylvia is a beautiful restaurant manager whose cool, professional demeanor masks the sexually charged storm within. When a stranger from Mexico confronts her with her mysterious past, Sylvia is launched into a journey through space and time that inextricably connects her to these disparate characters, all of whom are grappling with their own romantic destinies. Gina is a housewife trapped in a loveless marriage who finds solace and passion in an illicit affair. Mariana is a young woman coping with the death of her mother, who falls in love with a young man her father despises. Though separated by time and distance, these women find their lives linked by the forces of love and fate
One man's hero ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the Saint Patrick Battalion, a group of soldiers enlisted from Ireland to fight in the Mexican War. When they are treated harshly for their religious convictions, they escape across the border into the enemy territory of Mexico, where they must convince a Mexican rebel leader to let them fight against the U.S. so they can protect their beliefs
Cody the robosapien ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an evil industrialist plots to turn Robosapien--invented to revolutionize global search-and-rescue missions--into a weapon, the badly damaged techno-wonder is rescued and renamed Cody by a shy young science whiz
Bobby Z ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marked for death by a biker gang, ex-Marine convict Tim Kearney just got one last chance to walk out of jail alive. A scheming DEA agent needs somebody to impersonate recently deceased druglord Bobby Z and Tim happens to be a dead ringer. It's a risky proposition, but if Tim plays his part right, he may be able to claim Bobby's hot ex-girlfriend and a cool fortune in illegal profits. Unfortunately, taking on Bobby's name also means taking on his bloodthirsty enemies. Caught in the crossfire, Tim runs for his life as he tries to find a way out of his deadly masquerade
El Mariachi Desperado ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mariachi: A traveling mariachi is mistaken for a notorious killer who carries his guns in a guitar case. Desparado: A mysterious guitar player searches for vengence against the men who murdered his girlfriend
Only you by Norman Jewison( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman flies to Italy with her best friend in search of the man she believes she's destined to marry
Moscow zero by Luna( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthropologist doing research in an underground city in Moscow goes missing and it's up to a priest and a rescue team to find him, learning terrifying secrets along the way
Joseph Conrad's Nostromo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the quest for dominion over a backward South American country
Capitães de abril April captains by Maria de Medeiros( Visual )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Portugal on April 24, 1974 the words of poet Jose Alfonso sparked rebellion among military troops against the oldest dictatorship in Europe
Good morning, Babylon by Paolo Taviani( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1915, Andrea and Nicola, two Italian brothers skilled in the restoration of cathedrals, leave their native country in search of wealth in America. Their search ultimately leads them to Hollywood where they design sets for films of D.W. Griffith. Then tragedy and war tears them apart, only to reunite them in World War I
El rey pasmado by Imanol Uribe( Visual )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the 17th century and the king of Spain is a young man, inexperienced in politics and love. Nevertheless, he soon discovers a world of new sensations in the arms of Marfisa, one of the most beautiful prostitutes of the court. The news runs from mouth to mouth, filtering through the walls of the palace
Vendetta ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based upon the 1977 book of the same name by Richard Gambino, Vendetta is a compelling portrait of prejudice, and a shameful incident in New Orleans history. Louisiana planters recruited Sicilians during the late 19th century as a substitute for slave labor. Yet within only a few short years, immigrant entrepreneurs assumed economic control of the New Orleans docks. Economic rivalry between the Sicilians and the local business establishment created bitter ethnic tension that the business community exploited. Businessman James Houston is head of a cabal that sees a means to more than one end, devising the murder of the Irish police captain while framing an Italian. Nineteen Italian men are arrested, with nine going on to trial. Thanks to the efforts of their honest lawyer and his investigator, the jury returns a verdict of innocent. Before they can be set free, the mayor incites mobs, who break into the prison and lynch them. Officially, this crime was never solved
Maestro de esgrima The fencing master by Pedro Olea( Visual )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1868, Don Jaime Astarloa is the best fencing master in Madrid. He meets the young and beautiful Adela de Otero, who wants to learn the dangerous thrust which has brought fame to Don Jaime
Love & debate ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jordan Landa is not your average Latin girl. She has dreams, big ones. As a rising star in the debate world, her elusive dreams seem finally within her grasp. But when the "perfect guy" from her past reappears, so do her desires for a life she though she didn't want."
The hunt for Red October Patriot games ; Clear and present danger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hunt for Red October: A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading the the United States coast under the command of Captain Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it. At the same time, the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find Ramius too
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English (85)
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Portuguese (16)
French (8)
German (4)
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