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Johnston, Joe 1950-

Works: 76 works in 714 publications in 14 languages and 25,856 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Science fiction  Juvenile works  Children's films  Star Wars fiction  Superhero films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Film editor, dir, Actor, Performer, fmd, Other, Scenarist, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Joe Johnston
Most widely held works by Joe Johnston
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

122 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical board game serves as a door to another dimension in this adventure fantasy. When a pair of orphans discover the game and start playing it they unwittingly unleash a man who's been trapped inside, as well as an array of stampeding jungle animals
October sky by Joe Johnston( Visual )

60 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Homer Hickam Jr., a high school student in rural West Virginia, who seemed destined to repeat his father's harsh life in the coal mines, until he turned his attention to the skies
Captain America : the first avenger by Joe Johnston( Visual )

82 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March, 1942. 90-pound weakling Steve Rogers doggedly attempts to enlist in the army, only to be repeatedly classified 4F. Rogers' determination and decency come to the attention of Dr. Abraham Erskine of the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Rogers is the first test subject for Erskine's super-soldier serum, which transforms him utterly. When the program is abruptly ended, Rogers becomes Captain America--touring America to sell war bonds. On a USO tour in Europe, Rogers steals the first opportunity to demonstrate his worth by tangling with Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull, head of Hydra, Hitler's occult research and development unit. Schmidt has discovered the tesseract cube, an enormously powerful relic of Norse mythology through which he seeks to conquer the world. Assisted by Colonel Chester Phillips, Peggy Carter, weapons contractor Howard Stark, childhood friend Bucky Barnes, and Dum Dum Doogan and his howling commandos, Steve Rogers becomes more than a propaganda tool, emerging as the true Captain America
Jurassic Park by Sam Neill( Visual )

125 editions published between 1000 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined
Hidalgo by José Clemente Orozco( Visual )

49 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his glory days long past, Frank T. Hopkins is invited to enter the Ocean of Fire, a death-defying 3000 mile race across the Arabian Desert. Pitted against the finest Arabian horses and villainous competitors vowing victory at all costs, this race for extraordinary riches becomes a race for their very lives
The Pagemaster by Joe Johnston( Visual )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard is scared of just about everything. But before he's through, he'll take on some of the toughest characters in some of the world's favorite books, and learn that when you reach into your imagination you can find all the courage you'll ever need
Honey, I shrunk the kids by Stuart Gordon( Visual )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them
The Wolfman by Joe Johnston( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence Talbot is lured back to his family estate to investigate the savage murder of his brother by a bloodthirsty beast. There, Talbot must confront his childhood demons, his estranged father, his brother's grieving fiancée, and a suspicious Scotland Yard inspector. When Talbot is bitten by the creature, he becomes eternally cursed and soon discovers a fate far worse than death
The rocketeer by Joe Johnston( Visual )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The discovery of a top-secret jetpack hurls test pilot Cliff Secord into a daring adventure of mystery, suspense, and intrigue! Cliff encounters an assortment of ruthless villains, led by a Hollywood screen star who is a secret Nazi spy. With the help of his actress girlfriend, the young pilot battles enormous odds to defeat his foes who are anxious to use the device in an evil plan to rule the world. The dangerous mission transforms the ordinary young man into an extraordinary hero."--Container
Beware the power of the dark side! : an original retelling of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi by Tom Angleberger( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a retelling of the third Star Wars movie, featuring Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia as they battle the Empire. The evil Empire is constructing a second Death Star to crush the Rebel Alliance. But Luke Skywalker has other plans-- to destroy the Empire and stop the Emperor once and for all. Yet there is one thing standing in his way ... his father
So you want to be a Jedi? : an original retelling of Star wars: the Empire strikes back by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reimagines the second Star Wars film in which Luke Skywalker trains with Yoda to become a Jedi after a rebel defeat on the ice planet Hoth and battles Darth Vader, who reveals a startling secret to Luke during their duel
The princess, the scoundrel, and the farm boy : an original retelling of Star Wars: a new hope by Alexandra Bracken( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Polish and English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Star Wars: A New Hope infusing the iconic, classic tale of good versus evil with a unique perspective and narrative style that will speak directly to today's young readers while enhancing the Star Wars experience for core fans of the saga
Jumanji( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Allen Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically tranported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan must outwit the game's powerful forces before any insoluble problems occur
Return of the Jedi by James Kahn( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the Emperor
Jurassic Park adventure pack( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar. Originally issued in 1997
Programming web services with XML-RPC by Simon St. Laurent( Book )

22 editions published in 2001 in English and Italian and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces the capabilities of XML-RPC, a system for remote procedure calls built on XML and the HTTP protocol. XML-RPC lets developers connect programs running on different computers by wrapping procedure calls in XML
The adventures of Teebo : a tale of magic and suspense by Joe Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teebo the daydreaming Ewok finds the peace of his village destroyed when Vulgarr the Dulok reports that Teebo's sister Malani has been stolen by the giant Grudakk
Jurassic Park : ultimate trilogy( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dinosaur blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber
Race to danger by Stephanie Calmenson( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Indiana Jones and his girlfriend, daughter of Tom Swift creator Edward Stratemeyer, are visiting the laboratories of Thomas A. Edison when top secret plans for an electric car are stolen
Jurassic Park collection( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and German and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lost world: Jurassic Park: Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free. Now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
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Alternative Names
Joe Johnston Amerikaans ontwerper

Joe Johnston cinéaste américain

Joe Johnston regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Joe Johnston US-amerikanischer Designer und Regisseur

Johnson, Joe 1950-

Johnston, Joseph.

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