WorldCat Identities

Gazzara, Ben 1930-2012

Overview
Works: 532 works in 1,235 publications in 8 languages and 16,420 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Legal films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Short films  Film remakes  Independent films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Interviewee, Costume designer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ben Gazzara
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

65 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Dogville by Lars von Trier( Visual )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man
Road house by Joel Silver( Visual )

39 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary bouncer comes to Jasper, Missouri, for a special purpose: to restore order at the notorious Double Deuce bar. In one spectacular fight after another, Dalton rids the bar of thugs and henchmen. But when he runs afoul of a ruthless crime boss, the state is set for a blistering showdown that'll leave only one man standing!
The killing of a Chinese bookie by John Cassavetes( Visual )

62 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life
The Spanish prisoner( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Ross is the inventor of "The Process," a top-secret formula which promises to make his company unimaginably rich. But when Joe meets a successful, cynical businessman he begins to suspect that his boss will never share the profits. And with that seed of doubt planted, an intricate con-game soon falls into place
Opening night by John Cassavetes( Visual )

68 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway actress who is unable to admit that she is aging must confront her personal and professional turmoils in order to make a part her own
King : a filmed record... Montgomery to Memphis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"King documents the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his non-violent campaign for racial equality and justice from 1955-1968. Nothing is contrived and there is no narration, only the stirring words of Dr. King's memorable sermons and speeches. The film is history, unvarnished and unretouched, as recorded by newsreel and television camera of the period ... The live action sequences are linked by a series of short dramatic readings"--Container
Buffalo '66 by Vincent Gallo( Visual )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.I.A. agent, Billy Brown, brings his wife home to meet his absurdly dysfunctional family. Only Billy's not really in the C.I.A., and his "wife," Layla, is actually a young tap dancer he just kidnapped to impress his ridiculous and unloving parents. In reality, Billy's whole life is an empty lie. He's fresh out of prison and now on a deadly mission to hunt down and kill the Buffalo Bills kicker whose botched field goal he believes ruined his life
The Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how outnumbered American troops courageously captured a strategic bridge and thousands of German soldiers during World War II, thereby changing the course of events in Europe
Husbands( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in German and English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Archie and Gus are three middle-aged husbands, with wives, children and houses in the New York suburbs. They go on a wild spree after a close friend dies of a heart attack. Ending up in London, the three must confront their own mortality and decide how to spend the rest of their lives
Hysterical blindness( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother and a lonely office worker seek after "love" in the meat-market bars of Bayonne, New Jersey, ca. 1987
QB VII( Visual )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a novelist who is sued by a doctor for libel because the author's best-seller accuses the doctor of being a Nazi collaborator who conducted experiments on Jews in a concentration camp during World War II. The story covers a 27-year period in the lives of these men and concludes with the dramatic trial in Queens Bench No. VII (QB VII)
Peter Bogdanovich's They all laughed( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York's Odyssey Detective Agency is hired by two different clients to follow two beautiful women suspected of infidelity. Soon the detectives become romantically involved with the women they are trailing
An early frost( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gay lawyer is diagnosed with AIDS, he copes with coming out to his family and colleagues as they deal with their own prejudices
Happiness by Todd Solondz( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isolation ... alienation ... happiness. In America they all go hand in hand. Buy a new TV and you will be happy. Still not happy? Experience alienation. Can't afford a new TV? Then live in isolation. "Be happy", and if that doesn't work, pretend to make it work. For the characters in this film, the struggle to attain such a state is fraught with perils both heartbreaking and hilarious
John Cassavetes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
Summer of Sam by Spike Lee( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Leguizamo is teamed with Academy Award® winner Mira Sorvino, in a movie that takes you back to New York City's infamous summer of 1977! The heat is soaring to record highs, blackouts are filling the streets with looters.and the murders of a man who calls himself the Son of Sam are gripping the giant city in fear! As friends in a small Italian neighbourhood become obsessed with the idea that the Son of Sam is someone nearby, the madman's fearsome plague of terror becomes the catalyst that prompts relationships to fall apart and trust to disintegrate into dread. This powerful motion picture tells the gritty and hard-edged story about one nightmare season in the city that never sleeps
Looking for Palladin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrogant Hollywood talent agent, Josh Ross (David Moscow) is sent to Guatemala to find Oscar-winning actor Jack Palladin (Ben Gazzara). Having never met, the search is emotionally complicated as the long-time retired star was once married to Josh's late mother. Josh's contempt for the "old" actor mirrors his comedic distaste for the local community whose help he desperately needs to find him. What he hopes will be a quick and lucrative deal turns into a soul-searching journey for both as the star and his estranged son must confront the past they had forsaken
 
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Alternative Names
Ben Gazzara acteur américain

Ben Gazzara aktor amerykański

Ben Gazzara ameerika näitleja

Ben Gazzara Amerikaans acteur

Ben Gazzara amerikansk skådespelare

Ben Gazzara amerikansk skodespelar

Ben Gazzara amerikansk skuespiller

Ben Gazzara amerikāņu aktieris

Ben Gazzara attore statunitense

Ben Gazzara US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ben Gazzara yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Biagio Anthony Gazzara

Blasius Antonius Gazzara

Gazarra Ben 1930-2012

Gazzara, Benny 1930-2012

Gazzara, Biagio Anthony 1930-

Gazzara, Biagio Anthony 1930-2012

Gazzara, Biago Anthony 1930-2012

Gazzarra, Biagio Anthony.

Μπεν Γκαζάρα

Бен Газзара

Բեն Գազզարա

בן גזארה

בן גזארה שחקן אמריקאי

بن گازارا بازیگر آمریکایی

ബെൻ ഗസാര

벤 가자라

ベン・ギャザラ

本·加薩拉

本·戈扎那

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Road houseThe Spanish prisonerBuffalo '66HusbandsPeter Bogdanovich's They all laughedAn early frostJohn Cassavetes