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Travolta, John 1954-

Works: 842 works in 3,927 publications in 14 languages and 79,688 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Horror films  Crime films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, vac, Author, Singer, Dancer, Producer, Narrator, Other, Dedicatee, Composer, Contributor, Creator, tlp, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Travolta
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Most widely held works by John Travolta
Grease by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

206 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 4,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's love when a greaser falls for a good girl in this classic musical depicting young life in the fifties
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

300 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Hairspray by John Travolta( Visual )

84 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl simultaneously pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation in her native Baltimore
Saturday night fever by John Badham( Visual )

139 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Brooklyn store clerk who is a Saturday night disco king; he begins to question the narrowness of his perspective when he meets a girl who is shedding her origins for a more sophisticated life style
Bolt by Walt Disney( Visual )

48 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued from a shelter as a pup by a little girl named Penny, Bolt grows up to be the star of a television series in which he plays a super-powered pooch foiling the schemes of the nefarious Dr. Calico. According to the impresario director, the show only works because Bolt is living his role, and so long as he believes it, the audience will. Unfortunately, a ratings-motivated change in plans accidentally leaves Bolt in New York City, convinced that he's been robbed of his powers, and that Penny is in mortal danger in Hollywood. With two companions--a reluctant alley cat and a rotund, overeager fanboy hamster--Bolt sets out on an "Incredible Journey"--Style trip to save the day. Along the way, Bolt realizes that you don't have to be a Superhero to be a hero
Carrie by Brian De Palma( Visual )

135 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-selling Stephen King novel, Carrie catches the mind, shakes it and refuses to let it go. Starring Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie, John Travolta and Amy Irving, this ultimate revenge fantasy is one of the all-time great horror classics! At the center of the terror is Carrie, a tortured high-school misfit with no confidence, no friends ... and no idea about the extent of her secret powers of telekinesis. But when her psychotic mother and sadistic classmates finally go too far, the once-shy teen becomes an unrestrained, vengeance-seeking powerhouse who, with the help of her "special gift," causes all hell to break loose in a famed cinematic frenzy of blood, fire and brimstone!
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

92 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster, so when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down and out filmmakerHarry Zimm, he talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Everything would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it were't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

63 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-priced personal injury attorney takes on a case that becomes an epic legal battle ... one that may cost him his career, reputation and all that he owns
Ladder 49 by Lewis Colick( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran of the Baltimore Fire Department under the watchful eye of his mentor, Chief Mike Kennedy. Responding to the worst blaze in his career, he becomes trapped inside a 20-story building. As Jack reflects on his life--seeing his first fire, bonding with fellow firefighters, the impact his job has had on his wife and kids--Chief Kennedy frantically coordinates the effort to save Jack's life
Face/off by John Travolta( Visual )

85 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,866 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
Wild Hogs by Walt Becker( Visual )

34 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four middle-aged men decide to take a motorcycle road trip from Cincinnati to the Pacific in order to get away from their lives which are leading them nowhere. These "Wild Hogs" tear up the road and eventually stop in New Mexico for a drink, not knowing that the bar belongs to the Del Fuegos, a mean biker gang. When the Del Fuegos steal a bike that belongs to the Wild Hogs, Woody, one of the Hogs decides to steal the bike back. Woody cuts the fuel pipes of the bikes and provokes an accident that explodes the bar, but he does not tell the truth to his friends. When they stop in the small town of Madrid without gas, Dudley falls in love with the waitress and owner of the local bar Maggie. The Del Fuegos pursue the Hogs and trap them in the town
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York Metropolitan Transit Authority train dispatcher Walter Garber's day is turned upside down when he must face-off against Ryder, the criminal mind that has hijacked the passengers of subway train, Pelham 1-2-3. Ryder is the leader of a highly-armed gang of four, including a henchman who used to work for the MTA. NYPD Hostage Negotiator Detective Camonetti initially takes charge of the situation, but quickly realizes that Ryder will only deal with Garber. Garber begins to employ his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages
Old dogs by Walt Becker( Visual )

37 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan and Charlie are two best friends who, together, have built a successful marketing empire, but have somehow managed to avoid ever really grown up. Their lives have been turned upside down when they are charged with the care of seven-year-old twins while on the verge of a big business deal. The clueless bachelors stumble in their efforts, leading to one debacle after another, with a gorilla and some pecking penguins. Dan and Charlie learn as much from the kids as vice versa
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

61 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Stanton is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife, Susan. Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top
Look who's talking by Amy Heckerling( Visual )

54 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mollie (Kirstie Alley) is a single working mom who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James (John Travolta), a cab driver turned babysitter who Mollie won't even consider. It's going to take all the tricks a baby can think of to bring them together before it's too late
Grease : the original soundtrack from the motion picture by Warren Casey( Recording )

61 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This soundtrack is from the '70s movie Grease, which is based upon the 1950s musical which has become a benchmark in American culture
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of musical comedy writer, dancer, actor George M. Cohan detailing his career from his early days in theater and vaudeville through the winning of the Congressional Medal of Honor
Swordfish by Dominic Sena( Visual )

44 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the DEA shuts down a dummy corporation operation code named SWORDFISH, they had generated $400 million which they let sit around; years of compound interest has swelled it to $9.5 billion. A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell, headed by Gabriel, wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away behind super-encryption. He brings in convicted hacker Stanley, who only wants to see his daughter Holly again but can't afford the legal fees, to slice into the government mainframes and get the money
Be cool by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

38 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chili Palmer is tired of the producing movies after being forced to make a useless sequel. When a music producer friend is gunned down, he offers to help his widow run the business. Checking out a talented singer that his friend had been talking to him about puts Chili at odds with her sleazy music manager, his gay bodyguard, and his equally sleazy partner. The mismanagement of the music company also gets Chili threatened by members of the Russian mafia and a suburbian rap-mogul producer & his thugs. When it turns out that the widow had been the laundress for Aerosmith, she makes contact with Steven Tyler and gets their protege a duet with Tyler at an Aerosmith concert
The thin red line by Terrence Malick( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II, the outcome of the battle of Guadalcanal will strongly influence the Japanese's advance into the Pacific. This is the story of Charlie Company's landing and battle experience there in 1942. The story concentrates on how the battle affects, and is effected by, Commanding officer Lt. Col. Gordon Tall, Captain James Staros, Sgt. Edward Welsh, and two privates, Witt and Bell. Charlie Company is attacking a seemingly impregnable position, and the men face the terror and chaos of war
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.07 for Wild Hogs ... to 0.70 for Fever! : t ...)

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Alternative Names
Con Travolta

Džons Travolta

Ioannes Travolta

John Travolta acteur, chanteur et danseur américain

John Travolta actor, cantante, bailarín estadounidense

John Travolta aktor amerykański

John Travolta American actor, dancer and singer

John Travolta americký herec

John Travolta Amerikaans acteur

John Travolta amerikai színész, producer, rendező

John Travolta amerikansk sångare och skådespelare

John Travolta amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

John Travolta amerikansk songar og skodespelar

John Travolta attore, cantante e ballerino statunitense

John Travolta pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

John Travolta US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Tänzer, Produzent und Autor

John Travolta yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Travolta, John

Travolta, John Joseph.

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Джон Траволта

Джон Траволта американски актьор

Джон Траволта Американский актёр

Джон Траволта американський кіноактор, співак і режисер

Жон Траволта

Џон Траволта

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جان تراولتا

جان تراولتا بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

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HairspraySaturday night feverBoltCarrieThe taking of Pelham 1 2 3Primary colorsLook who's talkingSwordfish