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Kotto, Yaphet 1937-

Overview
Works: 184 works in 467 publications in 5 languages and 11,784 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Yaphet Kotto
Publications by Yaphet Kotto
Most widely held works by Yaphet Kotto
Alien by Ridley Scott( visu )
19 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 1,607 libraries worldwide
Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind
Live and let die by Guy Hamilton( visu )
57 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,516 libraries worldwide
When 007 James Bond travels to New York City to investigate the murders of three fellow agents and soon finds himself a target. He has to evade vicious assassins as he closes in on the powerful Kananga. Known as 'Mr. Big', Kananga is coordinating a globally threatening scheme using tons of self-produced heroin. As Bond tries to unravel the mastermind's ultimate plan, he meets Solitaire, the beautiful Tarot card reader whose magical gifts are crucial to the crime lord. James works his own magic on her. With charm, wit and deadly assurance, James takes on a powerful drug lord
The running man by Paul Michael Glaser( visu )
26 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 949 libraries worldwide
The year is 2019. Television is now ruling people's lives. The most popular game show is The Running Man, where convicts can win pardons instead of 'parting gifts' by defeating murderous henchmen known as 'stalkers.' The stalkers haven't had much in the way of a challenge lately, that is until Ben Richards comes along
Nothing but a man ( visu )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
Set against the stirrings of the civil rights movement and a rising wave of burgeoning Black pride, this tells the story of Duff, a railroad section hand who is forced to confront racial prejudice and self-denial when he falls in love with Josie, an educated preacher's daughter. An uplifting story about a man and a woman whose love overcomes racial and class barriers
Witless protection ( visu )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Larry is a small town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue the woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big corporation corruption trial in Chicago. The agents, it turns out, are found to be on the take and are villains who are bent on killing her
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Thomas Crown is a rich, well-educated Boston businessman. He's very good at what he does, but business is apparently no longer enough of a challenge for him--he's bored to within an inch of his life. So Crown has adopted an interesting hobby--he robs banks. He robs banks with such intricate, elaborate, Rube Goldberg-esque plans that it is impossible to trace anything back to him. His sole pleasure in life is getting away with it all. Needless to say, neither the banks nor the Boston police appreciate Crown's hobby. Nor do the banks' insurers, who have to pay for it all. After the latest such, the insurance company brings in their big gun: investigator Vickie Anderson. She quickly homes in on Crown as the only person capable being the ringleader. She knows he did it. He knows he did it. We know he did it. But will she be able to prove he did it before he flees the country--and before she falls in love with him?
Midnight run by Martin Brest( visu )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 434 libraries worldwide
A bounty hunter is charged with delivering an embezzling, bail-jumping accountant to Los Angeles. What he doesn't know is that the Mob is also after said accountant for embezzling the money in the first place
Brubaker by Stuart Rosenberg( visu )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of superintendant Tom Murton's struggle to clean up two corrupt Arkansas prisons
Homicide, life on the street ( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Originally produced as episodes of the television program Homicide, life on the street in 1993 & 1994
Alien quadrilogy by Ridley Scott( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species
Robert A. Heinlein's the puppet masters by Stuart Orme( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and German and held by 341 libraries worldwide
A team of top-level government agents make a chilling discovery: extraterrestrial beings have landed and are quickly taking control of the residents of a small midwestern town -- manipulating their bodies and minds like puppets
Homicide life on the street ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
The complete third season of this critically-acclaimed television series
Homicide, life on the street ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
The men and women of the Baltimore Police Homicide Division keep pace with the killers who ensure thier skills will always be needed. Includes all 22 episodes from season four
The star chamber by Peter Hyams( visu )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Steve Hardin, a young judge, must grapple with his own conscience as vicious criminals in his court are going free as a result of loopholes in the law. Meeting behing closed doors is the Star Chamber, a small group of powerful men bent on vigilante justice, who decree their own punishment for the guilty
Homicide, life on the street ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
With dark humor and edgy determination, the men and women of the Baltimore Homicide Division battle one of the nation's top murder rates
Homicide--life on the street ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Day to day, the officers of the Baltimore Police Department Homicide Division face one of the United States worst crime rates, not to mention the pressures of their own personal lives. Some days, justice isn't just blind, it flat-out just doesn't exist
Blue collar by Paul Schrader( visu )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Assembly line workers rob their union local's safe and stumble onto a scandal
Across 110th Street by Barry Shear( visu )
9 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 160 libraries worldwide
A hard-edged cop on the take for years battles the Mafia and local gansters in Harlem
Friday Foster ( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Friday Foster, ace photographer for "Glance" magazine, and Colt Hawkins, private eye, team up to solve an international plot to assassinate leaders from around the world
Raid on Entebbe by Irvin Kershner( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
"It was June 1976 that an Air France plane carrying 244 passengers and a crew of 12 on a flight from Athens to Paris was hijacked by terrorists who forced the captain to alter course and eventually land at Uganda's Entebbe Airport. With the tacit approval of president Idi Amin, the passengers were held hostage and threatened with death if the Israeli government didn't comply with their captor's demand to release 53 Palestinian so-called freedom fighters held in Israeli prisons"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Cotto, Yaphet, 1937-
Languages
English (173)
French (19)
German (11)
Multiple languages (7)
Spanish (7)
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