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Heard, John 1945-

Overview
Works: 254 works in 930 publications in 8 languages and 37,813 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Children's films  Christmas films  Biographical films  Melodrama  Historical films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Heard
Home alone by Chris Columbus( Visual )

51 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eight-year-old boy is left home alone on Christmas, and has to defend his home against two bumbling burglars
The great debaters by Denzel Washington( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship
Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh is a 12-year-old who makes a wish from an old machine to be big. Not really believing it will work, Josh is very surprised to find himself BIG the next morning. Now he looks like a 30 years old guy, but he still behaves like a boy. He decide to go with his best friend to New York and try to find the machine that can fix his wish. In New York he gets a job in a toy company and develops a romantic crush on a beautiful woman. Now Josh must learn to get used to the adults world he always wanted to be part of
Pollock by Ed Harris( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fellow artists and lovers Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner are at the center of New York's 1940's art scene, but as Krasner neglects her work to push Pollock's career forward, Pollock begins to unravel emotionally. Pollock and Krasner escape to the country to marry, and soon, Pollock creates the work that makes him the first internationally-famous modern painter in America. But with fame and fortune comes a volatile temper and severe self-doubt; before long Pollock's life threatens to explode."
Home alone 2 : lost in New York by Macaulay Culkin( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin McCallister is ready to turn the Big Apple into his own playground. The notorious Wet Bandits, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are plotting a huge holiday heist in New York. Kevin's ready to welcome them with a battery of booby traps that the bumbling bandits will never forget
The scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel brings to life the attitudes and passions of 17th century New England. Condemned by her Puritan fellows for having a child out of wedlock, Hester Prynne is forced to wear a scarlet letter
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everyone else wants her dead
The guardian( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging United States Coast Guard rescue swimmer's team is killed in a horrific rescue mission. Just prior to this same mission his wife announces that she cannot take anymore. This leaves him an emotional wreck. His commander gives him a choice - quit or take a position as an instructor at the USCG training facility in Louisiana. Reluctantly he takes the position and moves into the school. Once there he immediately increases the 18 week curriculum that routinely fails half of the people that attend. He meets a young man with unlimited potential, but with some secret that seems to hold him back as a team player. Delving into young man's past, links are found that make him a psychic twin to the older man
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

41 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients
Beaches by Garry Marshall( Visual )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
The Milagro beanfield war by Robert Redford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small village in New Mexico is threatened by a fancy development nearby, but a single act of rebellion rekindles its pride and strength of spirit
Sweet land by Elizabeth Reaser( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in post-World War I Minnesota, a German woman arrives to meet the man she is to marry but the anti-German climate in the town creates obstacles for them
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington
The trip to Bountiful by Peter Masterson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an attempt to recapture the happiness she knew in the past, an elderly woman journeys back to the small town where she raised her children
After Hours by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Word processor Paul Hackett is looking for a break from his humdrum Manhattan routine. He heads to SoHo for a late-night date with Marcy, a girl he scarcely knows and gradually gets caught up in a bizarre web of seemingly chance encounters with a host of loopy, looney "downtown" night people
Snake eyes by Brian De Palma( Visual )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A flamboyant Atlantic City police detective goes to watch a heavyweight championship fight and cash in on the hectic betting. Suddenly, gunfire cuts down a ringside government official and Santoro has 14,000 suspects. The clues all lead to a shattering truth Santaoro does not want to believe
Dear America : letters home from Vietnam by Bill Couturié( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authentic account of the Vietnam War from the actual letters of the men and women who served there. The harsh realities of life and death, friendships made and lost - these letters home tell it all, with newsreel and home-movie footage shot by the servicemen themselves. These are the authentic voices of war, some who survived, many who never made it home
Monster's ball by Marc Forster( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provocative tale of jealousy, seduction and betrayal. A controversial modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic "Othello". "O" is the schools' best basketball player and NBA hopeful. He is adored by all including his coach and a beautiful classmate. "O" has a troubled friend, who is the coaches' son and he is deeply resentful of his fathers preference to "O" on and off the court. The seeds of mistrust are sown and it sets into motion a disturbing chain of events
"O"( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic "Othello". "O" is the school's best basketball player and an NBA hopeful. He is adored by all including his coach and a beautiful classmate. "O" has a troubled friend--the coach's son--who is deeply resentful of his father's preference to "O" on and off the court. The seeds of mistrust are sown and it sets into motion a disturbing chain of events
The lucky ones by Neil Burger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colee, TK and Cheever are three soldiers who return home from the Iraq War after suffering injuries. They learn that life has moved on without them. The three end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S. Colee is on a mission to bring her boyfriend's guitar back to his family. TK is seeking the confidence to face his wife after a shrapnel injury threatens his sexual function. Cheever is a middle-aged man who is planning to hit the casinos in a desperate effort to pay for his son's college tuition
 
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Alternative Names
Heard, John Matthew, 1946-

John Heard acteur américain

John Heard aktor amerykański

John Heard Amerikaans filmacteur

John Heard attore statunitense

John Heard US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Джон Хърд

Херд, Джон

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جان هرد (هنرپیشه) بازیگر آمریکایی

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