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Turturro, John 1957-

Works: 297 works in 1,501 publications in 11 languages and 57,295 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Sports films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Restager , Contributor, fld, Film editor, Other, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Turturro
Transformers by Michael Bay( Visual )

95 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 7,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the planet Cybertron, a war was waged between the Autobots and the Decepticons for control of the Allspark, a mystical talisman that would grant unlimited power to whoever possessed it. The Allspark is smuggled off the planet, but Megatron goes in search of it. He tracks it to Earth and his desire for power sends him into the Arctic Ocean. The sheer cold forces him into a paralyzed state. His body is later recovered, and before going into a comatose state he uses the last of his energy to engrave a map, showing the location of the Allspark, into the Captain's glasses. A century later, Spike buys his first car. To his shock, he discovers it is an Autobot in disguise. He is to protect Spike, who bears the Captain's glasses. Other Transformers have arrived In the desert of Qatar and the Decepticons attack a U.S. military base. Spike and his girlfriend Mikaela find themselves in the middle of a grand battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons. Meanwhile, within the depths of Hoover Dam, the cryogenically stored form of Megatron awakens
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

72 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three escaped convicts from the 1920s are led on an odyssey through the Old South in search of loot stashed at one of their homes. The house is scheduled to be flooded out by a new dam, so time is of the essence
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

41 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise."--Container
Cars by John Lasseter( Visual )

16 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship on the road from Radiator Springs to exciting new places when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours, and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage!
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
Anger management by Gary J Oliver( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Rydell. But when the doctor steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

47 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dude" Lebowski is mistaken for another Lebowski who is rich and owes some thugs a lot of money. After Dude comes home one day to find that the thugs have broken in and ruined his favorite carpet, he vows to get even
Secret window by David Koepp( Visual )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous mystery writer Mort Rainey is confronted by a strange man who claims that Rainey plagiarized a manuscript written by him. The stranger demands that Rainey make restitution, lest he destroy Rainey's life
Exodus : gods and kings( Visual )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues
Mr. Deeds by Steven Brill( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-town guy Longfellow Deeds goes to New York City to collect a $40 billion inheritance from a long lost uncle, even living in a palatial mansion with the services of an unusual valet. Things get better when he mets a beautiful woman. But money changes everything, and things aren't what they seem - his sweetie is actually a journalist feeding reports of his outrageous behavior to the press! Now, its up to Deeds to straighten everybody out
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York Metropolitan Transit Authority train dispatcher Walter Garber's day is turned upside down when he must face-off against Ryder, the criminal mind that has hijacked the passengers of subway train, Pelham 1-2-3. Ryder is the leader of a highly-armed gang of four, including a henchman who used to work for the MTA. NYPD Hostage Negotiator Detective Camonetti initially takes charge of the situation, but quickly realizes that Ryder will only deal with Garber. Garber begins to employ his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

77 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about a New York playwright who relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays and experiences writer's block
Quiz Show by Robert Redford( Visual )

36 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fame and fortune become a hotbed of scandal when a Washington investigator uncovers corruption beneath the TV's hottest quiz show's glittering facade. The scandal implicates both the wildly popular champion and the disgruntled ex-champ
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )

52 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo, a likeable Irish gangster boss, rules an Eastern city along with Tom, his trusted lieutenant and counselor. But just as their authority is challenged by an Italian underboss and his ruthless henchman, Leo and Tom fall for the same woman. Tom, caught in the jaws of a gangland power struggle, walks a deadly tightrope as he tries to control and manipulate its violent outcome
You don't mess with the Zohan by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zohan Dvir is an ex-commando, Mossad agent who decides to fake his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist. He romances his clients by giving them extra 'special services' in the back room of the beauty shop he works in. However, he is eventually recognized, and risks losing his newfound life and career
Miracle at St. Anna by Spike Lee( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August 1944. Follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near the small Tuscan village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. One of the men will risk his life to save an Italian boy who lives in the city where the Waffen-SS have massacred most of the citizens of the town in retaliation for Italian partisan activity. A sculpted head from the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence is a focal point
The color of money by Niall Ferguson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Color of Money" is a decades-later sequel to "The Hustler." 25 years on, Fast Eddie is now a nattily dressed, silver-haired liquor salesman working the Midwest in his white Cadillac. His neat mustache and smiling deviltry are also employed in his other profession--stake horse to up and coming pool hustlers. One night he sees a kid playing who is so good that Eddie's laboriously buried memories are stirred. Vincent and his girlfriend Carmen have been working minor-league hustles, but with Eddie's help, all three could jump straight into the world of big-money pool, and an upcoming 9-ball tournament in Atlantic City. First, however, Vincent must learn to put the making of money above every other consideration, lure, and temptation in the pool hall. In the process, Eddie and Vincent's relationship erupts into a battle of passion vs. practicality, game theory vs. psychological warfare, where knowledge of human nature is trumps
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

38 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man who is a reformed gambler returns to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks
Collateral damage by John Glen( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio "The Wolf" Perrini. Frustrated with the official investigation and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice, Brewer takes matters into his own hands and tracks his quarry ultimately to Colombia
Margot at the wedding by noah baumbach ( '09 ) movie( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Margot and her son, Claude, come to attend the wedding of her sister, Pauline, it seems as if a family rift is being mended. Despite their best efforts, Margot and Pauline revert to their most dysfunctional selves. It does not help that Pauline's fiancé is woefully depressed and Margot's lover is as narcissistic as she is. Margot's estranged husband can't seem to recognize that Margot cringes at his every effort at reconciliation. Margot and Claude have both a loving and poisonous relationship and she begins to pull Claude down with her as she sinks in self-absorption
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Džon Turturo

John Turturro aktor amerykański

John Turturro Amerikaans acteur

John Turturro attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

John Turturro cinéaste américain

John Turturro US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Turturro , John Michael

Джон Туртурро

Жон Туртурро

Џон Туртуро

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ג'ון טורטורו

جان تورتورو فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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존 터투로

터투로, 존 1957-



Anger managementSecret windowMr. DeedsThe taking of Pelham 1 2 3Quiz ShowYou don't mess with the ZohanMiracle at St. AnnaThe color of money