WorldCat Identities

Farina, Dennis 1944-2013

Works: 244 works in 695 publications in 6 languages and 17,628 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  War films  Gangster films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Television mini-series  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Artist, Other, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dennis Farina
Snatch by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

63 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A diamond heist gone haywire launches gangster, bookies and a dog on a rollicking ride through the rugged world of bare-knuckle boxing in search of the missing stone"--Container
What happens in Vegas by Tom Vaughan( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people on vacation in Las Vegas discover that not only are they married, but they have won 3 million dollars. Each is trying to keep the money. A judge sentences them to six months of marriage to work out their problems
Bottle shock( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napa Valley, 1976. For connoisseur Steven Spurrier, there is no finer art than French wine. But rumors bandy about of a new California wine country that holds the future of the vine. Positive the small Napa wineries are no match for established French vintages, Spurrier challenges the Americans to a blind taste test. He finds the valley full of ambitious, and talented, novice vintners like Jim Barrett and his son Bo. He realizes his publicity stunt may change the history of wine forever
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A career bank robber busts out of jail with the help of his buddy and kidnaps a U.S. Marshal in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big heist, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in
Manhunter by Michael Mann( Visual )

43 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in English and German and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Will Graham captured the diabolical Dr. Hannibal Lecter but nearly lost his mind in the process and retired from the Bureau. When he is coaxed out of retirement to hunt a serial killer called "The Tooth Fairy," he is again faced with the horrors incumbent in entering a serial killer's mind
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster. So when "business" takes him to L.A. to collect a debt from a down-and-out filmmaker, he jumps headfirst into the Hollywood scene. All would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it weren't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone
Empire Falls by Ed Harris( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentación del editor: "Adaptada por el autor Richard Russo a partir de su novela ganadora del premio Pulitzer, Empire Falls es un retrato del enérgico drama y la comedia humana que dan forma a la vida diaria de la América de la clase obrera. Todos los días, Miles Roby, un gerente de restaurante con buen corazón, intenta que su Empire Grill siga funcionando, aun cuando la poderosa y adinerada Sra. Whiting le hace la vida difícil. Además de tener que lidiar con la Sra. Whiting, Miles también tiene que vigilar a su viejo padre, Max (Paul Newman), que siempre se está metiendo en problemas. Con todo, Miles tiene una preocupación mucho mayor que las simples recetas del restaurante y que su padre cascarrabias: no puede liberarse de los fantasmas de un trágico pasado que mantiene su destino inevitablemente ligado a Empire Falls."
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WWII Army Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with the brutality of war, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
You kill me by John Dahl( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He is a hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank has a drinking problem and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Frank is not the touchy-feely kind of guy, but he starts going to AA meetings, gets a sponsor and a job at a mortuary where he falls for the tart-tongued Laurel, a woman who is dangerously devoid of boundaries. But, things aren't going well in Buffalo where an upstart Irish gang is threatening the family business. When violence erupts, Frank is forced to return home and with an unlikely assist from Laural, faces old rivals on new terms
Midnight run by Martin Brest( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member 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
Reindeer games( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and German and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon release from a stint in prison, Rudy impulsively decides to pose as his old cell mate Nick in order to make time with Nick's beautiful pen pal Ashley. But Rudy's ruse blows up when he realizes that Ashley was doublecrossing Nick-- and now he's inescapably part of an armed robbery plot being hatched by her evil brother
Paparazzi by Jacques Rozier( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a group of paparazzi photographers cause an accident that injures his family, a film superstar turns to the police for help. When they are unable to help, he seeks vengeance on his own
Big trouble by Tim Allen( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hitmen show up in Miami to whack crooked businessman. At the same time Matt, a high school kid, comes to the same house to "kill" another student as part of a game. When the plans collide, mayhem ensues, and Matt's struggling ex-columnist dad, a bored wife, and two confused police officers are called to the scene. Then two dimwitted criminals choose to hold up a dive bar where a nuclear arms deal is going on. Soon the whole motley crew are caught up in a hostage scenario in which the weapon accidentally gets brought aboard a hijacked plane
That old feeling by Dennis Farina( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happily divorced for 14 years, Lilly and Dan still hate each other. But after a fight at their daughter's wedding, their hosility suddenly turns to unbridled passion
Striking Distance by Rowdy Herrington( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Hardy is a maverick cop who's not afraid to rock the boat in pursuit of a sadistic serial killer. Demoted to river patrol after suggesting that the killer may be a fellow police officer, he initiates an unauthorized investigation which kicks the high-powered plot into overdrive
Authors anonymous( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers with the motto "all for one" accept Hannah Rinaldi into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success, but that's exactly what they get. While her career takes off, her eccentric and envious colleagues struggle to find their own paths to publishing fame and fortune. Tensions rise, rivalries form, and hearts are broken. Rejection turns to desperation. Good thing they're only armed with pens
Stealing Harvard by Bruce McCulloch( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John leads a simple and happy life. He has a beautiful fiancée and has a job in his future father-in-law's company. Everything is great until his favorite niece surprises him with her acceptance to Harvard University and he is reminded of a long forgotten oath he made to foot the bill. Desperate, John turns to his best friend for help. It is decided that they must turn to a temporary life of crime to raise the cash needed
Sidewalks of New York( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A close-up look at the ups and downs of dating and marriage. Take a look at three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships
Eddie by Steve Rash( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A die-hard basketball fan with slammin' sense of humor shocks everyone when she wins a half-time contest that leads to the head coaching job for the New York Knicks
Luck( Visual )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This one hour drama centers on an intuitive tough guy named Chester "Ace" Bernstein, who has always been involved with gambling, from bookmaking and money laundering to casino operations. Recently released from prison after three years, he teams with Gus Demitriou, his longtime chauffeur and muscle, to craft a complex plan involving the Santa Anita Racetrack in California
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Alternative Names
Dennis Farina

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Dionysius Farina

Farina, Dennis G. 1944-2013

Farina, Donaldo Guglielmo

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Денис Фарина

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