WorldCat Identities

Ortiz, John

Works: 133 works in 427 publications in 6 languages and 28,057 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Crime films  Biographical films  Police films  Gangster films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Ortiz
A dog's purpose by Brittany Robertson( Visual )

30 editions published in 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love
Silver linings playbook by David O Russell( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man who has lost everything, his house, his job, his wife, and how he creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends
Kong : Skull Island by Jordan Vogt-Roberts( Visual )

31 editions published in 2017 in English and French and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers explores an uncharted island in the Pacific, but their mission of discovery becomes the ultimate battle between man and nature when they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,058 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
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the story of a group of enslaved Africans who overcome their captors and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship is seized, the captive Africans are brought to trial in the United States, this is the story of that courtroom battle
The finest hours( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and English, Middle and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

« Inspiré de l'extraordinaire histoire vécue du plus important sauvetage en petite embarcation de l'histoire de la Garde côtière américaine. Les Heures de gloire est un récit sur le courage, la loyauté et l'honneur face à des obstacles presque insurmontable. Lorsqu'une terrible tempête frappe Cape Cod et heurte de plein fouet un pétrolier T2, 30 membres d'équipage se retrouvent emprisonnés dans la poupe du navire sur le point de couler. Alors que le capitaine Bernie Webber(Chris Pine)et son équipage sautent dans une petite embarcation de 12 places et se lancent à la recherche des pauvres marins, l'ingénieur en chef Ray Sybert (Casey Affleck) tente par tous le moyens de maintenir ces derniers en vie. Rempli d'action héroïque plus grande que nature et mené par la foi de ces hommes en leur mission, en eux-mêmes et en l'un l'autre, Les Heurs de gloire est un triomphe. »--
Fast & furious by Justin Lin( Visual )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Toretto is a former street racer who, along with his crew, hijacks an oil truck out on the highway. Dom is living the life of a fugitive in the Dominican Republic, but after suffering a devastating personal loss, he is driven by revenge to return to Los Angeles to bring down an elusive drug smuggler. He is reunited with undercover FBI agent Brian O'Connor who let him go eight years earlier. Brian is also on the case of the drug smuggler and he must come to terms with Dom and make amends with Dom's sister, whom he betrayed in his original pursuit of Dom
Public enemies by Michael Mann( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to Chicago, where he meets hatcheck girl Billie Frechette and falls in love, but struggles to reconcile his new romance with his life on the run. Meanwhile, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover has enlisted Special Agent Melvin Purvis to use the latest techniques and equipment to catch Dillinger-Public Enemy Number One-even as Purvis realizes that doing so may stretch his principles to the breaking point
Blackhat by Michael Mann( Visual )

20 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta
Furious 6( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following their successful Rio heist, Dom and his crew of professional criminals have retired around the world. But their inability to return home and living forever on the lam has left their lives incomplete. Hobbs asks Dom and Brian to help him take down an organization of lethally skilled mercenary drivers. In return, their crew will receive full pardons and be allowed to return home
Cesar Chavez( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. He inspired millions of Americans who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world
Before night falls by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A look at the life of Cuban author Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States. Victimized by a government that banned his books and jailed him for a crime he didn't commit, [poet] Reinaldo [Arenas] endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppression. Without a country, but not without integrity, he fled to America where he continued to fight for personal expression and produced a stirring body of work."--Container
Pride and glory by Gavin O'Connor( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal that happens to involve his own brother-in-law. For Ray, the truth is revelatory, a Pandora's Box that threatens to upend not only the Tierney legacy, but the entire NYPD
Going in style( Visual )

10 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lifelong buddies Willie, Joe, and Al decide to buck retirement and step off the straight and narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. To pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money
Peppermint( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revenge story focusing on a young mother who finds herself with nothing to lose, and is now going to take from her enemies the very life they took from her
Jack goes boating by Philip Seymour Hoffman( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Connie are two single people who on their own might continue to recede into the anonymous background of New York City, but in each other begin to find the courage and desire to pursue a budding relationship. As Jack and Connie cautiously circle commitment, the couple that introduced them, Clyde and Lucy, confront their own unresolved issues, and each couple comes face to face with the inevitable path of their relationship
Nostalgia by Jon Hamm( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profoundly moving drama about people's collective need to find meaning in the objects we hold dear. It is a mosaic of interconnected stories built around the central theme of loss and memory, filled with characters as real and recognizable as friends and neighbors
Miami vice by Michael Mann( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En Miami, ciudad en la que los barones de la droga procedentes del Tercer Mundo se codean con industrias corporativas de miles de millones de dolares,?Sonny? Crockett y Ricardo Tubbs, se enteran de que un soplo en las altas esferas ha causado la muerte de dos agentes federales y la masacre de una familia. La investigacion de los dos detectives no tarda en llevarlos ante la puerta de los brutales asesinos de la Hermandad Aria y de una sofisticada red de traficantes globalizados protegidos internacionalmente. Durante la caza, los dos compaęros se enfrentaran a la encargada de las finanzas del cartel, la preciosa Isabella, una mujer que mueve, blanquea e invierte dinero. La seductora belleza le sirve a Crockett para exorcizar sus demonios mientras intenta protegerla de fuerzas aun mas oscuras. Pero los nuevos amantes no tardaran en aprender quien juega con quien. Al mismo tiempo, el estoico Tubbs se infiltra en el negocio sin por eso olvidarse de su novia Trudy. Crockett y Tubbs trabajan de incognito moviendo drogas en el sur de Florida, mientras mantienen una carrera contra el tiempo para identificar a los responsables de los asesinatos de sus amigos e investigan el Nuevo Orden del Crimen Organizado. Durante su mision, pasaran de un lado a otro de una frontera nada definida olvidando a veces de que lado esta la ley
El cantante by Héctor Lavoe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of romance and redemption based on the true story of salsa legend Héctor Lavoe and the woman who kept him from falling over the edge
Aliens vs. Predator : requiem( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Colorado town becomes the battleground between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial lifeforms - the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien facehuggers are released in the crash. Also released is a hybrid Alien/Predator. A man and his son hunting in the forest near the crash site soon become the first victims of the facehuggers. A Predator receives data about the crash on his home planet and he comes to Earth. One at a time, the inhabitants of the town become targets of the Aliens and the Predator. The National Guard is called in, but they are unable to stop the deadly creatures. A plan is set in motion to destroy the town with a nuclear device
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Before night falls
Alternative Names
John Ortiz acteur américain

John Ortiz Amerikaans filmacteur

John Ortiz attore statunitense

John Ortiz pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

John Ortiz US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ortiz, John Agustín 1968-

Ortiz, John Augstin 1968-

Ortiz, John Augustin.

Ortiz, Johnny 1968-

Τζον Ορτίζ

Джон Ортис

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ג'ון אורטיז

ג'ון אורטיז שחקן אמריקאי

جان اورتیز بازیگر آمریکایی

جون أورتيز

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