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Heard, John 1946-2017

Works: 258 works in 928 publications in 7 languages and 38,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Children's films  Christmas films  Action and adventure films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Heard
Home alone by Chris Columbus( Visual )

56 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-year-old Kevin is left alone for the holidays when his chaotic family makes a mad dash for the airport. He then must defend his house from a pair of bumbling burglars
The great debaters by Denzel Washington( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,654 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. Inspired by a true story
Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )

41 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,301 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 )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,743 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"--Container
Home alone 2 : lost in New York by Macaulay Culkin( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kevin McCallister is ... ready to turn the Big Apple into his own playground. ... The notorious Wet Bandits, Harry and Marv, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are plotting a huge holiday heist. Kevin's ready to welcome them with a battery of booby traps that the bumbling bandits will never forget"--Container
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered. A lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. She writes a speculative legal brief exposing the activities of a powerful oil magnate. With the help of Gray Grantham, an investigative reporter, they suspect a good friend of the president is trying to manipulate the outcome of a trial that is now before the Supreme Court
The scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and Undetermined 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 guardian( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,483 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 )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,438 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 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
"O"( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,214 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 Milagro beanfield war by Robert Redford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small New Mexican village threatened by development, a single act of rebellion rekindles pride and strength of spirit
Sweet land by Elizabeth Reaser( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inge is a feisty German mail-order bride who has come to Minnesota to marry Olaf, a young Norwegian immigrant farmer of few words. But in a post-WWI, anti-German climate, the local minister openly forbids the marriage. Inge and Olaf fall in love despite the town's disapproval. But when the town banker attempts to foreclose on the farm of his friend Frandsen, Olaf takes a stand
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the financial crisis of 2008 as Wall Street executives negotiate with high level government officials to avoid bankruptcy
The trip to Bountiful by Peter Masterson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 1,034 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 700 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
Dear America : letters home from Vietnam by Richard J Dewhurst( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combined authentic stock footage and a chronology of events depict the war as it was experienced, as actually recorded in letters home, written by American soldiers serving in Vietnam. Some of the letter writers lived to tell their stories; others died, leaving behind their letters as a poignant last will and testament
Snake eyes by Brian De Palma( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and French and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Atlantic City cop who, along with an arena full of spectators at a championship prizefight, is eyewitness to a politicalassassination. Determined to quickly solve the crime, he immediately launches an intensive investigation, then learns that a search for answers will only uncover more questions in an ever-widening web of conspiracy, intrigue and danger
The lucky ones by Neil Burger( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 583 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
Person of interest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Person of Interest team suffers a devastating loss and confronts staggering challenges in the hit series₂ most explosive season yet. Adapting to the evolution of The Machine, now completely self-governed and hidden from all, technical wizard Finch and ex-CIA operative Reese team with rogue agent Samantha Shaw to save lives and seek justice, but their missions now threaten to tear them apart. NYPD Detectives Carter and Fusco finally unravel the criminal police conspiracy
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Heard, John, 1946-

Heard, John Matthew

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