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Gazzara, Ben 1930-2012

Overview
Works: 305 works in 1,189 publications in 7 languages and 15,787 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Legal films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Short films  Film remakes  Independent films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Costume designer, Author, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ben Gazzara
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

68 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,850 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 )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

39 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace, a beautiful fugitive on the run, hides in the isolated town of Dogville, where she goes to work in return for protection. But when the mob tracjs her down, the town suddenly demands a better deal, and she learns the hard way that in Dogville, goodness is relative. 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 )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sexy game of cat and mouse pits a millionaire who steals for thrills against a beautiful insurance agent who's torn between turning him in and joining him
Road house by Joel Silver( Visual )

38 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 849 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 )

64 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 794 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 by David Mamet( Visual )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 742 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 )

75 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 664 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
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife. A gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom potboiler, Anatomy of a Murder was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex. More than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words. With its outstanding supporting cast and influential jazz score by Duke Ellington, it's a Hollywood landmark
King : a filmed record... Montgomery to Memphis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 455 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 )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 422 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
Husbands( Visual )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 417 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
The Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin( Visual )

23 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1945: The Allies are making their final advance into German territory, and only one strategic bridge on the Rhine River remains in Nazi hands. Both sides have much to gain: the Germans, the lives of 50,000 soldiers stationed on the wrong side of the bridge; and the Allies, a quicker end to the war with fewer lives lost
An early frost( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 331 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
QB VII( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Polish expatriate doctor living in England sues an American writer for libel when the writer accuses him of carrying out criminal medical activities for the Nazis during World War II
Hysterical blindness( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 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
Peter Bogdanovich's They all laughed( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad-cap private-eye caper involving a team of detectives who are followed by a bevy of dazzling women
John Cassavetes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 267 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
Pope John Paul II( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this feature-length film, Jon Voight delivers an incredibly inspirational portrayal of the spiritual life journey of Pope John Paul II, from his youth in Poland, to his international crusade to advocate for the poor and oppressed, to his final days at the Vatican
Summer of Sam by Spike Lee( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 214 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
 
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Alternative Names
Ben Gazzara acteur américain

Ben Gazzara aktor amerykański

Ben Gazzara Amerikaans acteur

Ben Gazzara amerikansk skådespelare

Ben Gazzara amerikansk skodespelar

Ben Gazzara amerikansk skuespiller

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.

Бен Газзара

Բեն Գազզարա

בן גזארה

بن گازارا بازیگر آمریکایی

ബെൻ ഗസാര

벤 가자라

ベン・ギャザラ

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Road houseThe Spanish prisonerBuffalo '66HusbandsAn early frostPeter Bogdanovich's They all laughedJohn Cassavetes