WorldCat Identities

Assante, Armand 1949-

Works: 295 works in 756 publications in 8 languages and 15,231 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Fiction  Gangster films  Police films  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Armand Assante
Most widely held works by Armand Assante
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
The odyssey by Andreĭ Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aided by the goddess Athena, warrior-king Odysseus braves the terrors and temptations of a fantastic array of creatures as his return from the Trojan War becomes a decade-long quest to reach his homeland and his faithful wife, Penelope
Two for the money by Ka luo su( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brandon's talent makes him a prime candidate for recruitment by Walter Abrams, the head of one of the biggest sports consulting operations in the country. Walter hires the small town ex-athlete and grooms him into a shrewd front man. Brandon soon begins to enjoy his status as a Manhattan golden boy and finds himself growing comfortable with Walter's high-rolling lifestyle. The surrogate father/surrogate son relationship fattens Walter's business and personal accounts. That is until Brandon's golden touch begins to falter at the same time that Walter's manipulation of his protégé crosses the line
Dead man down ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Victor ... a professional killer and right hand man to an underground crime lord in New York CIty ... is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice ... a crime victim seeking retribution. Their chemistry and intense relationship lead them to execute a violent and cathartic plan for revenge"--Container
Private Benjamin by Howard Zieff( Visual )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy Jewish widow gets talked into joining the Army by a smooth talking recruiter, where she has to grow up fast
The road to El Dorado by Bibo Bergeron( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Spanish adventurers find El Dorado, the Lost City of Gold, but find their new-found friendship with its inhabitants conflicts with their planned get-rich-quick schemes
The mambo kings by Oscar Hijuelos( Visual )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musician brothers, Cesar and Nestor, leave Cuba for America in the 1950s, with the hopes of making it to the top of the Latin music scene. Cesar is the older brother who serves as the business manager and is a consumate ladies' man. Nestor is the brooding songwriter, who cannot forget the woman in Cuba who broke his heart. This is an unrated version of the film, with one restored scene
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )
26 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and French and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fictionalized biography of Jimmy Hoffa, tracing his career from 1935 to his mysterious disappearance in 1975
1492 Conquest of Paradise by Ridley Scott( Visual )
54 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film chronicles the first two landmark voyages of Columbus and takes us to the brink of his third and last
Judge Dredd by Cannon( Visual )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a time when all-powerful and coldly efficient "Judges" act with the supreme authority of both the police force and legal system, Judge Dredd is the most feared law enforcer of them all. But when a former judge hatches a sinister plot to overthrow the government and eliminate the Judges, Dredd is framed for murder!
Q & A by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Assistant D.A. Reilly (Hutton) is assigned to investigate an incident in which veteran street cop Lt. Brennan (Nolte) killed a Puerto Rican drug dealer
Striptease ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Erin Grant (Demi Moore) takes a job as a stripper in order to get money to appeal for custody of her daughter from her lunatic ex-husband. Her dancing attracts the attention of a deranged Congressman who will stop at nothing to possess her
California dreamin' by Cristian Nemescu( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Romanian and English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Kosovo conflict, a U.S. train carrying top-secret communications equipment and weapons to a NATO post is stopped by a corrupt official of a poor Romanian village, leaving the soldiers aboard to cope with the village's beautiful women and unusual celebrations
Trial by jury ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He's guilty of murder. But something goes wrong in the jury room. Eleven jurors vote guilty. One woman, her life and family threatened by the mob, votes to let the killer walk. To set things right, that woman will have to fight back with a vengeance
On the beach by Nevil Shute( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When a Chinese blockade of Taiwan escalates into a nuclear missile exchange with the USA the aftermath is catastrophic, with a gigantic wave of deadly radiation making its way across the sea towards Australia. The crew of a US Navy submarine, led by commander Dwight Towers place themselves and their vessel under the command of the Australian government and are tasked to track down Julian Osborne, a brilliant yet reclusive scientist who may be able to help out before it is too late"--Container
Gotti the rise and fall of a real life Mafia Don ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of John Gotti, who became head of the Gambino crime family as a result of the murder of Paul Castellano
The Hunley ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the H.L. Hunley, the world's first combat submarine, and its use by the Confederate Army during the Civil War
The man who came back ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stands against injustice
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film tells the adventures of an unlikely pair-- one an exiled rebel warrior returning to the country that scorned him, the other a young man struggling to take possession of his rightful inheritance
The chaos experiment by Phillipe Martinez( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professor takes six strangers hostage in a steam room and will only release them if a newspaper publishes a paper he wrote on global warming
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Alternative Names
Assante, Armand Anthony 1949-
Assanti, Armand 1949-
English (210)
Spanish (20)
French (13)
German (7)
Romanian (4)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Thai (1)