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Bassett, Angela

Overview
Works: 310 works in 1,198 publications in 9 languages and 53,145 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Fiction  History  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Romance fiction  Biography 
Subject Headings: Motion picture actors and actresses 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Producer, vac, Author, Director, Other, cat, Speaker, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Angela Bassett
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

97 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X who, through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Akeelah and the bee by Doug Atchison( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She is a smart girl, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by her school's principal, Akeelah decides to participate in a spelling bee to avoid detention for her many absences. Much to her surprise and embarrassment, she wins. Her principal asks her to seek coaching from Dr. Larabee, an English professor, for the more prestigious regional bee. As the possibility of making it all the way to the Scripps National Spelling Bee looms, Akeelah could provide her community with someone to rally around and be proud of. First Akeelah will have to overcome her insecurities, her distracting home life, and the knowledge that there is a field of more experienced and privileged fellow spellers
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Green Lantern by Ryan Reynolds( Visual )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, an elite force of protectors for peace and justice has existed for centuries. They are the Green Lantern Corps. When a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the Corps' newest recruit, the first human ever selected, Hal Jordan"--Container
Meet the Robinsons by walt disney (' 07) animatie( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join a brilliant young inventor named Lewis as he sets off on a time-traveling journey to find the family he never knew. In the world of 2037, hip-hoppin' frogs and dogs that wear glasses are as common as talking dinosaurs. In an amazing twist, Lewis discovers that the fate of the future rests in his hands, but he can't save it alone. He meets the wacky Robinson family, who help him learn to keep moving forward and never stop believing in himself
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends struggle to survive in South Central Los Angeles where friendship, pain, danger and love form a true picture of life in "the hood."
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. The first episode, Terrible transformation, examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619, the British colonies laid the groundwork for a system of racial slavery which generated profits that ensured the colonies' growth and survival. In the second episode, Revolution, while the American colonies challenge Britain for independence, American slavery is challenged from within as men and women fight to define what America will be. When the War of Independence is won, black people, both enslaved and free, seize on the language of freedom even while the new nation's Constitution codifies slavery and oppression as a national way of life. In the third episode, Brotherly love, during the first 50 years of the new nation, freedmen and fugitive slaves in Philadelphia push the country to live up to the promises made in its Constitution. But with the invention of the cotton gin, slavery expands into America's western frontier, and a revolution in Haiti inspires slave rebellions throughout the souther United States. In the fourth and final episode, as the nation expands westward slavery becomes the most divisive issue in American life. Abolitionists struggle to bring the institution down and the nation is tested as never before. When tensions over slavery erupt into violence, Americans are forced to consider how long the country can continue as a democracy built on the profits of bondage
London has fallen by Babak Najafi( Visual )

16 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers. Savannah Jackson moves from Denver to Phoenix, the home of her best friend, Bernadine, intent on becoming a successful TV producer and snagging Mr. Right. Bernadine learns that her husband is leaving her for his younger, white bookkeeper. Their highly successful, sexually adventurous friend, Robin Stokes, cannot stay away from attractive men who lie and cheat. Gloria Johnson does not seek solace in men but finds it in food, her trendy hair salon and her precocious but difficult son, Tarik. Tarik is growing up and Gloria is about to set out into the world again. In one year, they weather these challenges under an umbrella of friendship
Olympus has fallen by Olympus( Visual )

16 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the president is kidnapped by a terrorist who seizes control of the White House (Secret Service Code: Olympus), disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team rushes to respond, they must rely on Banning's insider knowledge to save the president and prevent an even greater catastrophe
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( Visual )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference, Roberta Guaspari overcame the skepticism of everyone who didn't think she should be teaching violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood
The Rosa Parks story by J Dash( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, an African-American civil rights activist known for her refusal to give up her seat in the colored section of a bus to a white passenger
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary focusing on the first person accounts of the last generation of African Americans born into slavery
The score by Frank Oz( Visual )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persuaded to help a desperate friend for a $6 million payday, an expert safecracker postpones his retirement to pull off one last heist with a novice thief. Their foolproof plan turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to bring them both down
This means war by McG( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"FDR (Chris Pine) and Tuck (Tom Hardy) are covert CIA operatives and best buddies-- until they both fall for charming and sexy Lauren (Reese Witherspoon). Their friendship is put to the ultimate test as they wage an epic battle for her affection, using their surveillance skills and an array of high-tech gadgetry. May the best spy win!"--Container
What's love got to do with it by Terry Britten( Visual )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The turbulent relationship of Ike and Tina Turner eventually forces Tina to leave and find the courage to believe in herself
Jumping the broom( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a weekend wedding in Martha's Vineyard, two African-American families from divergent socioeconomic backgrounds clash during their first meeting before the big event
Chi-Raq by Spike Lee( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's South Side creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world
Mr. 3000 by Touchstone Pictures( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stan Ross was a great Major League hitter, and also a major league jerk. Upon reaching his 3000th hit and securing his place in the Hall of Fame, Stan retires, leaving his team in a lurch just before the playoffs. 9 years later when Stan is on the verge of sports immortality, a statistical error reveals that Stan, "Mr. 3000", is really Stan, "Mr. 2997". Now, at nearly 50 years old, and 3 hits shy of hitting his goal, Stan decides to make a comeback. The owners of his old team welcome him back, so how hard could it be to get 3 more hits?
How Stella got her groove back by Angela Bassett( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella and Delilah have been friends through good times and bad. Stella, however, has been so busy with building a life, she's forgotten how to live. Delilah has plans to change that
 
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Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives
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Andžela Baset

Angela Bassett actrice américaine

Angela Bassett actriu estatunidenca

Angela Bassett actriz estadounidense

Angela Bassett Amerikaans actrice

Angela Bassett amerikai színésznő és filmrendező

Angela Bassett amerikansk skådespelare

Angela Bassett amerikansk skodespelar

Angela Bassett amerikansk skuespiller

Angela Bassett amerykańska aktorka

Angela Bassett attrice statunitense

Angela Bassett US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Angela Bassett yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Bassett, Angela Evelyn

Bassett, Angela Evelyn 1958-

Анджела Басет

Анджела Бассетт

Анџела Басет

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אנג'לה באסט

אנג'לה באסט שחקנית אמריקאית

آنجلا باست بازیگر آمریکایی

أنجيلا باسيت

أنجيلا باسيت ممثلة أمريكية

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安吉拉·巴塞特

安吉拉·贝塞特

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