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Heard, John 1946-2017

Works: 299 works in 1,203 publications in 8 languages and 41,316 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Melodrama  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Children's films  Drama 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Heard
Home alone by Chris Columbus( Visual )

65 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 3,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin!
The great debaters by Denzel Washington( Visual )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,802 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
Home alone 2 : lost in New York by Macaulay Culkin( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One year after Kevin McCallister was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind
Pollock by Ed Harris( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,733 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
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,621 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 guardian by Andrew Davis( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,499 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 Robert De Niro( Visual )

39 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Oliver Sacks experiments with the drug L-dopa, which inspires the 'awakening' of a number of catatonic patients, some of whom had been sleeping for as long as 30 years
Beaches by Ealing Corporation( Visual )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Visual )

29 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,403 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
Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,193 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 of a beautiful woman. Now Josh must learn to get used to the adults world he always wanted to be part of
The Milagro beanfield war by Robert Redford( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small New Mexican village threatened by development, a single act of rebellion rekindles pride and strength of spirit
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

15 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,122 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
Sweet land by Elizabeth Reaser( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,086 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--Container
The trip to Bountiful by Peter Masterson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2018 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
My fellow Americans by Peter Segal( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two former Presidents are framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents. The two squabbling political foes plunge into a desperate and frantic search for the evidence that will establish their innocence. As they scramble through the real America, they get an unexpected crash course in how their policies affected the citizens
After Hours by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 704 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 )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 655 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 Santoro 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 644 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
"O" by Tim Blake Nelson( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provacative 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
Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of being a kid, Josh Baskin wishes he was big. When he wakes up the next day, he's an adult! Now, Josh must hold down a job and please a new boss. Tougher still, he must convince his best friend that he's still himself, and explain to a beautiful woman who falls for him, that he's not. Soon, Josh just wants to be a kid again, but can he?
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