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Travolta, John 1954-

Works: 1,203 works in 5,061 publications in 13 languages and 84,213 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Gangster films  Film noir  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, vac, Author, Singer, Dancer, Producer, Other, Contributor, Narrator, Dedicatee, Creator, Composer, Honoree, tlp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Travolta
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Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

342 editions published between 1993 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 4,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers
Grease by John Travolta( Visual )

214 editions published between 1978 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 4,476 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
Saturday night fever by John Badham( Visual )

157 editions published between 1977 and 2021 in 7 languages and held by 2,776 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 becomes influenced by his more sophisticated dance partner
Bolt by Chris Williams( Visual )

57 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,690 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 )

154 editions published between 1976 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 2,518 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 ₁special gift, ₂ causes all hell to break loose in a famed cinematic frenzy of blood, fire and brimstone!
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

98 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loan shark Chili Palmer had done his time as a gangster. So when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down-and-out filmmaker Harry Zimm, Chili talks tough ... and then pitches Harry a script idea. Immediately Chili is swept into the Hollywood scene: he schmoozes film star Martin Weir and romances "B" movie queen Karen Flores. In fact, all would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it weren't for the drug smugglers and an angry mobster who wan't leave him alone
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

69 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,999 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 )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,976 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 )

77 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,838 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 )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,822 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 the 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 for 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 )

37 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,633 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 )

35 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,563 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 )

74 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,551 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
Swordfish by Dominic Sena( Visual )

46 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,427 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
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in English and held by 1,382 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
Hairspray by Adam Shankman( Visual )

105 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962 Baltimore there are changes in the air. Plus-sized teen Tracy Turnblad, with big hair and even bigger heart, has only one passion, to dance. She wins a spot on the local TV dance program, "The Corney Collins Show" and is transformed overnight from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. The trendsetting Tracy aims to win the heart of teen-dream Link Larkin and stand up for what she believes in
The thin red line by Terrence Malick( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,379 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 them men just face the terror and chaos of war
Be cool by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,358 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 General's daughter by Nelson DeMille( Visual )

54 editions published between 1999 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is raped and murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point
American crime story( Visual )

26 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told from the perspective of the lawyers, it explores the chaotic dealings behind closed doors and how prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness and shocking courtroom twists led to one of the most earth-shattering verdicts of all time
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Con Travolta

Džons Travolta

Ioannes Travolta

John Joseph Travolta

John Travolta

John Travolta acteur américain, chanteur, danseur et producteur de cinéma

John Travolta acteur, chanteur et danseur américain

John Travolta actor, cantant i ballarí nord-americà

John Travolta actor, cantante y bailarín estadounidense

John Travolta aktor amerykański

John Travolta aktor merikano

John Travolta American actor, dancer and singer

John Travolta americký herec

John Travolta americký herec, tanečník, a spevák

John Travolta Amerikaans acteur

John Travolta amerikai színész, producer, rendező

John Travolta Amerikalı oyuncu ve şarkıcı

John Travolta amerikansk sångare och skådespelare

John Travolta amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

John Travolta amerikansk skådespelare, sångare och dansare

John Travolta amerikansk songar og skodespelar

John Travolta ator norte-americano

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 Usona aktoro kaj kantisto

John Travolta yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Travolta, Dž. (Džons), 1954-

Travolta, Džons, 1954-

Travolta, Džons Džozefs, 1954-

Travolta, John

Travolta, John Joseph.

Travolta, John Joseph, 1954-

Τζον Τραβόλτα

Джон Траволта

Джон Траволта американски актьор

Джон Траволта Американский актёр

Джон Траволта американський кіноактор, співак і режисер

Жон Траволта

Траволт, Дж. (Джон), 1954-

Траволта, Джон, 1954-

Травольта, Дж. (Джон), 1954-

Травольта, Джон, 1954-

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