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Getz, John 1946-

Overview
Works: 144 works in 529 publications in 6 languages and 15,046 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Comedy films  Film noir  Crime films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Other, Honoree, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Getz
 
Most widely held works by John Getz
The social network by David Fincher( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history, but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

87 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
Trumbo by John McNamara( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What makes the movie work are the lively performances, both from the supporting cast and from Cranston..."--Hollywood Reporter
The fly by David Cronenberg( Visual )

71 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seth Brundle is a brilliant but eccentric scientist who attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife by offering her a scoop on his latest research in the field of matter transportation, which against all the expectations of the scientific establishment have proved successful. Up to a point. Brundle thinks he has ironed out the last problem when he successfully transports a living creature, but when he attempts to teleport himself a fly enters one of the transmission booths, and Brundle finds he is a changed man
A Day Without a Mexican( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"California awakens one day to discover that one third of its population has vanished. A peculiar pink fog surrounds the state and communication outside its boundaries has completely shut down. As the day progresses, it becomes apparent the sole characteristic linking the missing 14 million is their Hispanic heritage."
Nanjing = Nanking by William Guttentag( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Japanese invasion of Nanking, China in the early days of World War II and focuses on the efforts of a small group of unarmed Westerners who established a Safety Zone where over 200,000 Chinese found refuge. Told through deeply moving interviews with Chinese survivors, archival footage, and chilling testimonies of Japanese soldiers, interwoven with staged readings of the Westerners' letters and diaries
Jobs by Joshua Michael Stern( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles Jobs' early days as a college dropout to his rise as the co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc. and forced retirement from the company. More than a decade later, Jobs returns and single-handedly sets a course that will turn the once-tiny startup into one of the world's most valuable companies. His epic journey blazes a trail that changes technology--and the world--forever"--Container
Certain women by Kelly Reichardt( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Las vidas de tres mujeres se cruzan en un pequeño pueblo de Estados Unidos, donde cada una está intentando abrirse camino sin demasiado éxito". (FILMAFFINITY)
A woman called Moses( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War
Don't tell Mom the babysitter's dead by Stephen Herek( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their mother takes a trip to Australia, five children are left with an elderly tyrant who keels over dead the first night, opening up the possibility of a carefree summer--as long as they can keep Mom from finding out the babysitter is dead
Zodiac by David Fincher( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD Homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained
The fly( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seth Brundle develops a system to transport objects in a matter of seconds, but when he tries it on himself, Seth's genes and molecules are accidentally fused with those of a fly. Seth's excitement over his new physical abilities turns into a nightmare as his insect half begins to take over
Curly Sue by James Belushi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill and Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold, not looking to turn a profit but just get enough to eat
Blood simple( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man hires a private investigator to kill his wife, who he thinks is cheating on him, and her lover, but the investigator has a plan of his own. A bad situation suddenly gets worse
Mystery woman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snapshot: Bookstore owner Samantha Kinsey plays detective and solves a murder
The graduate by Terry Johnson( Recording )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After returning home, college graduate Benjamin Braddock finds the wife of his father's business partner eager to educate him
Certain women( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand. A portrait emerges of flawed, but strong-willed individuals in the process of defining themselves
Un día sin mexicanos by Yareli Arizmendi( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California awakens one day to discover that one third of its population has vanished. A peculiar pink fog surrounds the state and communication outside its boundaries has completely shut down. Oddly, the missing 14 million are all Hispanic
Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet( Recording )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of low-ranking real-estate salesmen are trying to survive in a cut-throat office culture. But when two of them devise a plot to redress the company's wrongs, the resulting turmoil increases the pressure to unbearable levels
Thief of hearts( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you met Ray and Mickey Davis, you'd swear they had a perfect marriage. But if you read Mickey's diary, you'd know that unrest is lurking just beneath the surface
 
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A Day Without a Mexican
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Don't tell Mom the babysitter's deadUn día sin mexicanos
Alternative Names
Getz, John, 1947-

Getz, John William 1946-

John Getz acteur américain

John Getz Amerikaans acteur

John Getz amerikansk skådespelare

John Getz amerikansk skodespelar

John Getz amerikansk skuespiller

John Getz attore statunitense

John Getz US-amerikanischer Bühnenschauspieler

Τζον Γκετζ

Джон Гетц

جان قتز

جان گتز بازیگر آمریکایی

ジョン・ゲッツ

約翰·蓋茲

Languages
English (236)

German (12)

French (10)

Chinese (3)

Italian (2)

Spanish (1)