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Assante, Armand 1949-

Overview
Works: 256 works in 689 publications in 7 languages and 13,318 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Fiction  Gangster films  Police films  Biographical films  Historical films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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American gangster by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,877 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 Sergeevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,424 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 D. J Caruso ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,047 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 )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 793 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
The mambo kings by Oscar Hijuelos ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With a suitcase full of songs and hearts filled with passion, two brothers come to America in search of the American dream of fame and fortune
Hoffa by Danny DeVito ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and French and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces Jimmy Hoffa's turbulent career from 1935, when he first solicits truck drivers to join the fledgling International Brotherhood of Teamsters, to his disappearance in 1975
1492 Conquest of Paradise by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 581 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 ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 497 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!
Kidnapped ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 291 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
Q & A by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 288 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 )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 226 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 224 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 )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 216 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
Gotti the rise and fall of a real life Mafia Don ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 208 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 200 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
On the beach by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 199 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
The man who came back ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 187 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
The chaos experiment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 178 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
Once upon a time in Brooklyn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After serving several prison sentences, Bobby Baldano is released. Craving a life of crime, but desperate to honor his family, Bobby must decide whether to make his family proud or destroy what generations of Baldanos have built before him. When forced to make a life-altering decision between his two families, helll quickly learn that one wrong move could be his last
Funny money ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man to find out that there's a million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their new-found fortune, but she doesn't embrace it as well as he does. Soon they're joined by their best friends, a cop on the take, a cop on the hunt, and the dreaded Mr. Big who has come to claim his money
 
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Alternative Names
ARMAND ASSANTE VA
ARMANDUSA ASSANTE
Assante, Armand Anthony, 1949-
Assanti, Armand, 1949-
Languages
English (187)
Spanish (22)
French (16)
German (7)
Romanian (4)
Multiple languages (3)
Thai (1)
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