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Wright, John (Film editor)

Overview
Works: 30 works in 114 publications in 7 languages and 10,704 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Religious films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Police films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Film editor, Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Wright
The Passion of the Christ by Mel Gibson( Visual )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A depiction of the last twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. The story opens in the Garden of Olives where Jesus has gone to pray after the Last Supper. Betrayed by Judas Iscariot, the controversial Jesus--who has performed 'miracles' and has publicly announced that he is 'the Son of God'--is arrested and taken back within the city walls of Jerusalem. There, the leaders of the Pharisees confront him with accusations of blasphemy; subsequently, his trial results with the leaders condemning him to his death. Jesus is brought before Pontius Pilate, the Roman Governor of Palestine, for his sentencing. Pilate listens to the accusations leveled at Jesus by the Pharisees. Realizing that his own decision will cause him to become embroiled in a political conflict, Pilate defers to King Herod in deciding the matter of how to persecute Jesus
Apocalypto by Mel Gibson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Mayan languages and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw is a young man who is captured for sacrifice, but flees to avoid his fate. He is taken on a perilous journey to a world that is ruled by fear and oppression, where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life
Glory road by Walt Disney Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Haskins, a future Hall of Fame coach of tiny Texas Western University, bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African American lineup
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exiled ambassador joins a band of Viking warriors in order to defeat the monsters of the mist who devour all living things
My Name is Bill W. by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bill Wilson appeared to have it all--a promising Wall Street career; a beautiful, loving wife; and good friends to share a few drinks with after work. Then came the Depression and a dizzying downward spiral into a state of almost perpetual drunkenness. In 1935, Bill met Dr. Bob Smith and they became "buddies on the stormy sea of booze" and their "shaky little fellowship" developed into Alcoholics Anonymous
The running man by Paul Michael Glaser( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 2019. Television is now ruling people's lives. In the 21st Century, the most popular "audience participation" game show is "The Running Man", where convicts can win pardons instead of "parting gifts" by defeating murderous henchmen known as "stalkers." Wrongly convicted of slaughtering 1500 innocent people, Richards is the next contestant to fight for his life and his freedom
Frances by Graeme Clifford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of a small-town girl who tasted the glory in Hollywood and on Broadway, and then went on to lead a life in which everything went wrong. After winning a nationwide high school essay contest, Frances takes up acting, and escapes Seattle by winning a trip to Russia, ending up a contract player for Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. Frances continually bucks the system, and her refusal to play the game gets her in trouble with studio bosses, publicity people, everyone. Her strong-willed mother steps in to help her, and that's when her troubles really begin--series of hospitalizations, brutally mistreatment, and finally, a lobotomy. Frances never really got a chance to be who she should have been, or to do what she could have done. She had every gift she needed in life except for luck, useful friends, and an instinct for survival
Rollerball( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strap yourself in for an adrenaline rush, rollerball competition as three players battle the ruthless owner of an ultra-violent sport league, where blood, speed and murder are all part of the game
The hunt for Red October by Jerry Sherlock( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA analyst Jack Ryan, tries to figure out if Russian submarine captain, Marko Ramius, is planning to attack the U.S. coast or planning to defect
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and Italian and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Danny Madigan is a big fan of Jack Slater, a larger-than-life action hero played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. When his best friend Nick, the projectionist, gives him a magic ticket to the new Jack Slater film, Danny is transported into Slater's world, where the good guys always win. One of Slater's enemies, Benedict the hitman, gets hold of the ticket and ends up in Danny's world, where he realises that if he can kill Schwarzenegger, Slater will be no more. Slater and Danny must stop him
The Incredible Hulk by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. Now, a fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction
X-Men collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

X2 : X-Men united: A new war between humans and mutants begins after an assassination attempt is made on the life of the president of the United States. Now, every mutant needs to fight together against a common enemy: General William Stryker, who is planning to destroy all mutants
Deep rising( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a band of ruthless hijackers invade the world's most luxurious cruise ship, they're shocked to discover that the passengers have mysteriously vanished
The hunt for Red October ; Patriot games ; Clear and present danger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunt for Red October: A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading the the United States coast under the command of Captain Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it. At the same time, the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find Ramius too
Speed by Jan de Bont( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad bomber attempts to hold a city to ransom by planting a bomb on a bus which will explode if the vehicle's speed drops below 50 mph. [Halliwell's]
Dialtone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greg Pleasant is a Seattle lawyer who's held back from leading the dynamic life Christ wants him to live because he fears man's opinion of him more than God's. After Greg loses the control he believes he has over his life, an odd client tells him about an old phone that calls back into the past. When faced with the ultimate wake up call, how will he answer? How will you?
Die hard by John McTiernan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II : the secret of the ooze( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles go after the glowing cannister of ooze that has slipped into the hands of the evil Shredder and his mutant allies Rahzar and Tokka
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man
Sarah plain and tall by Patricia MacLachlan( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A four-character drama set in 1910 Kansas, which revolves around a withdrawn, widowed father, his children Anna and Caleb, ages 9 and 6, and Sarah Wheaton, a compassionate yet feisty single woman from Maine who responds to Jacob's advertisement for 'a kind woman to share a life, to make a difference; no picture necessary.' Giving herself a month's trial to make that difference, Sarah finds herself battling against Jacob's stubborn ways, Anna's uneasy resentment, and the memories of wife and mother that haunt father and daughter"--TV guide, Los Angeles Metropolitan edition, February 2-8, 1991
 
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