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Cassavetes, Nick

Works: 104 works in 465 publications in 8 languages and 14,124 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Melodrama 
Roles: Director, Actor, Author of screenplay, Author, Restager , Scenarist, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nick Cassavetes
John Q by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

47 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Q. is a factory worker facing financial hardship as a result of reduced hours in his workplace. He and his wife soon discover that their child is in need of an emergency heart transplant. Although they have an HMO, they are informed that their policy doesn't cover such an expensive procedure. Unable to raise the money for the surgury himself and with no recourse but to take his son home to die, John snaps and holds the staff and patients of the hospital's emergency room hostage at gunpoint
The other woman by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

21 editions published in 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York attorney Carly is nobody's fool. So when she accidentally discovers that her boyfriend Mark is married, she's less than thrilled. When yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on their cheating, lying, three-timing man
Blow by Ted Demme( Visual )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of George Jung, the man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970's
Alpha dog by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

42 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the real-life case of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer in California's San Gabriel Valley who, in 2000, became one of the youngest men to appear on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list. With family links to organized crime, Johnny Truelove is on the warpath against Jake Mazursky, a sleazebag addict who owes him money. Fate intervenes when Johnny and his friend Frankie encounter Jake's 15-year-old half-brother Zack and hold him as collateral until Jake pays his debts. What begins as a casual, seemingly harmless situation escalates into a crisis of capital crime
Face/off by John Travolta( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) must go undercover to investigate the location of a lethal biological weapon planted by his arch rival, terrorist-for-hire Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage). After undergoing a radical surgical procedure, Archer literally "borrows" Troy's face and identity to carry out his mission. But things go awry when Troy, emerging from a coma, is transformed into Archer and wreaks havoc upon his life, both at work and at home
Just like dad by Wayne Allan Rice( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for a superman father, a boy discovers that the hero he seeks is just someone in everyway just like dad
Mrs. Parker and the vicious circle by Alan Rudolph( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Parker, a brilliant writer with a razor-sharp tongue, shares a professional but intimate relationship with comic genius Robert Benchley. But when she meets Charlie McArthur, she falls hopelessly in love, a condition even literary genius can't seem to cure
The wraith( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and French and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supernatural tale pitting The Wraith against a bizarre and brutal band of young, drag-racing delinquents who have been wreaking havoc on a small Arizona town
She's so lovely by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this funny, hip and emotionally supercharged movie, a woman whose passion for two totally opposite men sets up an outrageously explosive love triangle
Unhook the stars( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Mildred, a widow whose children are grown and living on their own. The only people who need her are her neighbors, Monica and her six-year old son J.J. Caring for J.J. while his mother works, Mildred develops a bond with the child, filling the emptiness in both their lives. Once J.J.'s family gets back on track, she realizes that she needs to get on with her own life
Nicholas Sparks box( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nicholas Sparks film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notebook: A wealthy young woman must choose between true love and a match her parents approve of
Le pagine della nostra vita( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un uomo in una casa di riposo legge tutti i giorni la stessa storia ad una anziana signora affetta da demenza senile: è la storia di due giovani e del loro amore contrastato dall'opposizione dei genitori di lei, dalla lontananza e dalla disillusione. Nonostante tutto l'amore resterà inalterato nel tempo. (Musicafilm)
Beim Leben meiner Schwester( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In diesem Film über eine liebevolle Familie, die durch die Krankheit eines Kindes zerrissen und wieder vereint wird, spielen Cameron Diaz, Abigail Bresling und Alec Baldwin die Hauptrollen. Zusammen mit weiteren hervorragenden Darstellern erzählen sie von der elfjährigen Anna Fitzgerald, die nur gezeugt wurde, um ihrer leukämiekranken Schwester Körperteile zu spenden. Doch eines Tages verlangt Anna Selbstbestimmung über ihren eigenen Körper. Diese Willensbekundung könnte die Fitzgeralds in zwei Lager spalten oder sie zu der Erkenntnis führen, was eine Familie ausmacht: Zuneigung - aber auch Würde
La custode di mia sorella( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate Fitzgerald è un'adolescente innamorata della vita e colpita a pochi anni da una forma aggressiva di leucemia. La sua famiglia, partecipe e protettiva, combatte da sempre la sua battaglia. Sara, la madre, ha abbandonato lavoro e carriera per garantirle cure e sostegno, Brian, il padre, veglia sulla famiglia e cerca come può di contenere il dolore della figlia e l'ostinata determinazione della moglie davanti alla malattia, Jesse, figlio maggiore, è un ragazzo introverso e suo malgrado defilato, Anna, figlia minore, ha undici anni ed è stata concepita in provetta per "riparare" la patologia progressiva della sorella maggiore. Provata emotivamente e sfinita dal disinteresse della madre, sempre troppo concentrata su Kate, Anna denuncia i genitori e chiede l'emancipazione medica e i diritti sul proprio corpo. Il processo li dividerà fino a riunirli. (LaFeltrinelli)
Delta Force 3( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrorist fanatic plants an atomic bomb in an American city and holds the nation hostage. The Delta Force's assignment is to get the terrorist and the bomb
Alpha dog : music from the motion picture by Aaron Zigman( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diario de una pasión The notebook by John Casavetes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allie, una adolescente de familia acomodada, conoce a un humilde trabajador llamado Noah durante una feria en el pueblo de Seabrook, a mediados de los años 40's. A pesar de las diferencias de clase, los dos jóvenes se enamoran perdidamente en el curso de ese apasionado verano, convenciéndose de que su destino es estar juntos. Separados por el estallido de la guerra, Noah regresa del frente años después sólo para descubrir que Allie se encuentra comprometida con otro hombre. Esta bella historia tiene un particular significado para un hombre maduro que comparte todos los detalles de la narración con una encantadora dama
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Alternative Names
Casavettes, Nick

Cassavetes, Nicholas David Rowland 1959-

Nick Cassavetes Amerikaans filmregisseur

Nick Cassavetes attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Nick Cassavetes cinéaste américain

Nick Cassavetes US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

Rowland Cassavetes, Nicholas David 1959-

Νικ Κασσαβέτης

Ник Кассаветис

Նիկ Կասսավետիս

نیک کاساوتس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

நிக் காஸ்சவேட்ஸ்

ნიკ კასავეტესი

닉 카사베티스

카사베츠, 닉 1959-




The Nicholas Sparks film collection