WorldCat Identities

Johnston, Joe 1950-

Works: 160 works in 1,027 publications in 13 languages and 29,203 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Fantasy films  Fiction  Historical films  Superhero films 
Roles: Director, Author, fmd, Producer, Illustrator, Actor, dir, Restager , Other, Film editor, Performer, Scenarist, Author of introduction, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Joe Johnston
Most widely held works by Joe Johnston
Jumanji by Joe Johnston( Visual )

174 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 3,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported 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 tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
Captain America : the first avenger by Chris Evans( Visual )

97 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,972 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 III by Sam Neill( Visual )

122 editions published between 1000 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,721 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
October Sky by Homer H Hickam( Visual )

64 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,420 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
Hidalgo by Joe Johnston( Visual )

60 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible
The Pagemaster by Joe Johnston( Visual )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of adventure and fantasy, which sends a young boy into the pages of the world's greatest stories. Seeking refuge from a storm, timid Richard Tyler enters an empty library only to be swept away into the magical animated world of The Pagemaster, where legendary characters from literary classics come alive. Guided by a trio of talking books--Adventure, Fantasy and Horror--Richard must conquer his greatest fears before he can find his way home
Honey, I shrunk the kids by Stuart Gordon( Visual )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,791 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 Nutcracker and the four realms by Keira Knightley( Visual )

32 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clara is searching for the special key to unlock a box from her late mother. Inside that box is a priceless item that her mother left for her. During her godfather's yearly holiday party, Clara almost gets the key but it disappears. She embarks on a quest into a mysterious world which has four different realms: a snowflakes realm, flowers realm, sweets realm, and the challenging realm where the key is. As she undertakes her journey she meets different characters including Phillip who is a soldier and a gang of mice. Will Clara be able to gain the key to receive her late mother's special gift?
The Wolfman by Joe Johnston( Visual )

36 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,415 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
So you want to be a Jedi? : an original retelling of Star wars: the Empire strikes back by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 1,101 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. You are Luke Skywalker, taking your first steps toward becoming the greatest Jedi in the galaxy. But the way will not be easy, and the power of the dark side is strong
Beware the power of the dark side! : an original retelling of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi by Tom Angleberger( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and held by 1,089 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
The rocketeer by Joe Johnston( Visual )

33 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,075 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's 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
The princess, the scoundrel, and the farm boy : an original retelling of Star Wars: a new hope by Alexandra Bracken( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and Polish and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story begins as so many do: A long, long time ago... in a place far beyond the glittering stars you see in your night sky. This is the story of three people who cross paths with destiny--who are in the wrong place at the right time. Together, these three will prove there's more to them than meets the eye... and they might just be the galaxy's only hope for the future
October sky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of a young boy growing up in Coalwood, West Virginia during the 1950's, who dreams of building rockets
Jumanji( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 457 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 )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 445 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 328 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
Jurassic Park collection by Michael Crichton( Visual )

16 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience one of the biggest movie franchises of all time with the Jurassic Park Collection! from Academy Award - winning director Steven Spielberg, Joe Johnston (Jurassic Park III) and Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World), dinosaurs once again roam the Earth in an amazing theme park on a remote island. The action-packed adventures find man up against prehistoric predators in the ultimate battle for survival. Featuring visually stunning imagery and groundbreaking filmmaking, these epic films are sheer movie-making magic which were 65 million years in the makiing. Welcom to Jurassic Park
Star wars : Ewok adventures by George Lucas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caravan of courage: the Towani family are separated when their shuttlecraft crashes on Endor. While the parents are soon captured by the giant known as Gorax, Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing
The adventures of Teebo : a tale of magic and suspense by Joe Johnston( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 201 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
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Alternative Names
Joe Johnston americký filmový režisér

Joe Johnston Amerikaans ontwerper

Joe Johnston cinéaste américain

Joe Johnston director de cine y artista de efectos de origen estadounidense

Joe Johnston regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Joe Johnston US-amerikanischer Designer und Regisseur

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