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Morton, Joe 1947-

Overview
Works: 436 works in 1,041 publications in 6 languages and 47,098 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  History  Police films  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Gangster films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Other, Director, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Morton
Terminator 2 : judgment day by James Cameron( Visual )

40 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lethal cyborg, the T-1000, has been sent back from 2029 A.D. to present day Los Angeles on a mission to kill the boy destined to lead the freedom fighters of the future. The original Terminator cyborg is reprogrammed and sent to save the boy, assisted by the boy's mother, a woman warrior whose warnings of a world headed toward nuclear disaster go unheeded
Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
Against the odds : the artists of the Harlem Renaissance( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s was the scene of a passionate outburst of creativity by African-American visual artists. This documentary tells how black artists triumphed over the prejudice and segregation that kept their work out of mainstream galleries and exhibitions, and recalls the vibrancy of Harlem in the roaring twenties. You'll view over 130 paintings, prints, photographs and sculptures, along with rare archival footage of artists at work
Paycheck by John Woo( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Jennings is a brilliant computer engineer hired for top-secret projects. After each job, Jennings' short-term memory is erased so he cannot recall any project information. Emerging from his latest assignment, Jennings is jolted when he is told that during the end of his assignment, he agreed to forfeit his eight-figure paycheck. Jennings has no recourse until he receives a mysterious envelope that contains clues to his forgotten past. Every item plays a part in saving his life and memory. Jennings uses the items to evade the employer who is trying to kill him and the government who wants to jail him. With the help of a beautiful scientist he once loved but has no memory of, Jennings races to solve the mystery of his past while a terrifying discovery awaits his future
Stealth by W. D Richter( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, the Navy develops a stealth fighter plane. On board piloting the jet is an artificial intelligence computer. The jet is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific to learn combat manuevers from the human pilots aboard. But when the computer develops a mind of its own, it's the humans who are charged with stopping it before it incites a war
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A migrant worker protects his phyically challenged friend
Miss Evers' boys( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1932 when loyal, devoted Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with Dr. Brodus and Dr. Douglas on a federally funded program to treat syphilis patients in Alabama. Free treatment is offered to those who test positive for the disease, including Caleb Humphries and Willie Johnson. But when the government withdraws its support, money is offered for what will become known as 'The Tuskegee Experiment'; a study of the effects of syphilis on patients who don't receive treatment. Now the men must be led to believe they are being cared for, when in fact they are being denied the medicine that could cure them. Miss Evers is faced with a terrible dilemma - to abandon the experiment and tell her patients or to remain silent and offer only comfort"--Container
Speed by Jan de Bont( Visual )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Traven, an L.A.P.D. SWAT team specialist who is sent to diffuse a bomb that a revenge-driven extortionist has planted on a bus. But until he does, Jack and passenger must keep the bus speeding through the streets of Los Angeles at more than 50 miles per hour-- or the bomb will explode
The march : [a novel] by E. L Doctorow( Recording )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities, and accumulating a borne-along population of freed blacks and white refugees until all that remained was the dangerous transient life of the uprooted, the dispossessed, and the triumphant
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massacre at Mystic: The first time the English settlers engaged in the slaughter of Native Americans after years of relatively peaceful coexistence. Shays' Rebellion: A violent protest against dept collection and taxation motivated George Washington to come out of retirement to help strengthen the fragile new nation which led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Gold rush: The discovery of gold spurred tremendous financial and physical growth throughout the West. Antietam: On September 17, 1862, there were 23,000 casualties on both sides of this Civil War battle, making this the bloodiest day in American History. The Union victory enabled President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, making foreign support of the Confederacy all but impossible. The homestead strike: Harsh working conditions at Carnegie's Homestead steel mill led to a union strike. Murder at the fair: Set against the backdrop of the 1901 World's Fair, the assassination of President William McKinley ushered in a new Progressive Era under the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Scopes: The courtroom battle between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in a small Tennessee town underscored a deep schism within the American psyche. Einstein's letter: Albert Einstein's letter to FDR urged the development of an unthinkably powerful new weapon. When America was rocked: Elvis Presley's appearance on The Ed Sullivan show on September 9, 1956, signified a whole new culture that involved teenage independence, sexuality, race relations and a new form of music. Freedom summer: In 1864, three Civil Rights workers were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi
Africa by Harvey Lilley( Visual )

12 editions published in 2001 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic series presenting Africa through the eyes of its people, conveying the beauty and diversity of the continent and the compelling personal stories of those who shape its future
Dragonfly( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, is a physician mourning the death of his wife Emily who died in South America, where she was providing medical outreach. Wracked by grief, Joe feels obligated to check in on his wife's pediatric patients, fulfilling a promise he made before she left. Visiting the ward, Joe starts to believe that Emily is using the near-death experiences of her terminal patients to communicate with him, through images the children report seeing in their dreams, and the symbols they are compelled to draw
Egypt eternal : the quest for lost tombs( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This National Geographic Special shows treasures from the Cliffside of Tombs to the Valley of the Golden Mummies
The Nuremberg trials( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This American Experience production draws upon rare archival material and eyewitness accounts to re-create the dramatic tribunal that defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day
Bounce( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buddy Amaral, a hotshot advertising executive, gives his airplane ticket to a father hurrying to get home for the holidays. The airplane crashes that night, and guilt-ridden Buddy turns to alcohol. After going through rehab, he decides to look up the widow, but after falling in love with her, he debates telling her exactly who he is
Executive decision( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and French and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terrorists hijack a 747 and plan to use nerve gas on board to attack the U.S. It is up to a team of six special agents to board the plane in midair and stop the hijackers
The night listener( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A late night radio storyteller befriends a boy and his adoptive mother after becoming captivated by their harrowing story
The brother from another planet by John Sayles( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sayles takes a fresh look at our society through the eyes of a black extraterrestrial who crash-lands on Earth--in Harlem--and is taken in by the regulars of a local bar. The alien changes everyone he meets on his original and eye-opening journey through the streets of urban America. But can his message of brotherly love resonate with the intergalactic bounty hunters trying to track him down?"--Container
The astronaut's wife by Rand Ravich( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and German and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a NASA astronaut's mission loses contact with the crew on earth for two minutes of terror, his wife goes through the longest 120 seconds of her life--unti contact is resumed, he touches ground and they resume their "perfect" life together. But he seems changed now. Or he seems unlike himself. Or he simply isn't himself at all. None of these possibilities is comforting to her
 
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Alternative Names
Joe Morton acteur américain

Joe Morton ameerika näitleja

Joe Morton Amerikaans acteur

Joe Morton amerikansk skådespelare

Joe Morton amerikansk skodespelar

Joe Morton amerikansk skuespiller

Joe Morton amerikāņu aktieris

Joe Morton attore statunitense

Joe Morton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Joe Morton yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Morton, Joseph 1947-

Джо Мортон

Джо Мортън

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جو مورتون (بازیگر) بازیگر آمریکایی

조 모턴

ジョー・モートン

喬·摩頓

喬·莫頓

Languages
English (262)

German (11)

Spanish (9)

French (3)

Italian (2)

Hebrew (1)

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PaycheckStealthThe march : [a novel]DragonflyEgypt eternal : the quest for lost tombsExecutive decision