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Bassett, Angela

Overview
Works: 235 works in 969 publications in 9 languages and 48,212 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Biography  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, vac, Author, Interviewee, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Angela Bassett
Publications by Angela Bassett
Most widely held works by Angela Bassett
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( visu )
90 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,668 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( visu )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,559 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 has 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( visu )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,341 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( visu )
29 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,983 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 ( visu )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,934 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 fantastical world of 2037, hip-hoppin' frogs and dogs that wear glasses are as common as talking dinosaurs. In an amazing twist
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton( visu )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,898 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( visu )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,710 libraries worldwide
A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. The first episode, Terrible transformation, examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619, the British colonies laid the groundwork for a system of racial slavery which generated profits that ensured the colonies' growth and survival. In the second episode, Revolution, while the American colonies challenge Britain for independence, American slavery is challenged from within as men and women fight to define what America will be. When the War of Independence is won, black people, both enslaved and free, seize on the language of freedom even while the new nation's Constitution codifies slavery and oppression as a national way of life. In the third episode, Brotherly love, during the first 50 years of the new nation, freedmen and fugitive slaves in Philadelphia push the country to live up to the promises made in its Constitution. But with the invention of the cotton gin, slavery expands into America's western frontier, and a revolution in Haiti inspires slave rebellions throughout the souther United States. In the fourth and final episode, as the nation expands westward slavery becomes the most divisive issue in American life. Abolitionists struggle to bring the institution down and the nation is tested as never before. When tensions over slavery erupt into violence, Americans are forced to consider how long the country can continue as a democracy built on the profits of bondage
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( visu )
40 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,528 libraries worldwide
The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers
Olympus Has Fallen by Gerard Butler( visu )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
"...Succeeds largely due to Butler's believablity as a Secret Service agent."--Chicago Sun-Times
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( visu )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,324 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 Rosa Parks story ( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement
Unchained memories readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,301 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
This means war by McG( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,267 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
The score by Frank Oz( visu )
34 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,256 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
What's love got to do with it ( visu )
31 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,173 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 ( visu )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,165 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
Mr. 3000 by Touchstone Entertainment( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,082 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( visu )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Stella and Delilah have been friends through good times and bad. Stella, however, has been so busy with building a life, she's forgotten how to live. Delilah has plans to change that. Delilah takes Stella on a quick trip to Jamaica so she can learn how to live, open her heart, and find love
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns ( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 893 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
Nothing but the truth ( visu )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and German and held by 875 libraries worldwide
A volatile story about a Washington, D.C. political reporter who writes an explosive story about a government scandal in which she reveals the name of a covert CIA agent. Unexpectedly finding herself behind bars, she struggles to maintain her principles and relationship with her family when she refuses to divulge her source. Inspired by true events
 
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Alternative Names
Andžela Baset
Angela Bassett actrice américaine
Angela Bassett actriz estadounidense
Angela Bassett Amerikaans acteur
Angela Bassett Amerikaans actrice
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
آنجلا باست بازیگر آمریکایی
أنجيلا باسيت
انجیلا باسٹ
แองเจลา บาสเซตต์
앤절라 바셋
アンジェラ・バセット
Languages
English (394)
German (27)
French (22)
Spanish (6)
Italian (4)
Chinese (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Turkish (1)
Dutch (1)
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