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Polito, Jon

Overview
Works: 117 works in 337 publications in 3 languages and 14,895 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Fantasy films  Gangster films  Animated films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jon Polito
 
Most widely held works by Jon Polito
Big Eyes by Amy Adams( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Keane became a worldwide celebrity and talk show fixture in the 1950s after he pioneered the mass production of prints of big-eyed kids, and used his marketing savvy to sell them cheaply. Unfortunately, he claimed to be the artist. That role was played by Margaret, his shy wife. The ruse broke up their marriage and led to a divorce and a dramatic courtroom battle to prove authorship of the paintings
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having played to rapt audiences on Broadway in the same role, Dustin Hoffman again plays Willy Loman, the eponymous salesman of Arthur Miller's play: an aging--make that aged--man who has lived his life by a set of unfailingly optimistic principles and tenets, and passed these on to his two, now-adult sons. But Willy's principles have become outright myths and lies, if ever they were truly otherwise, and he, his ever-loyal wife Linda, and his visiting sons Happy and Biff are together in one house as Willy's lies, dreams, job as a salesman--and, finally, his life--are all coming to an end
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about a New York playwright who relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays and experiences writer's block
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chain-smoking barber blackmails his boss so that he can raise enough money to enter the dry-cleaning business; but when his boss ends up dead, things spiral out of control
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During prohibition two gangland bosses struggle for control over a city, with one of the boss's lieutenants caught in the middle
Happily n'ever after( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Happily n'ever after, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, and Jack from the Beanstalk are all about to live happily ever after when the balance between good and evil gets thrown out of whack. It's up to Cinderella (a.k.a. Ella) to save the day by taking on her power-hungry stepmother. This time Ella will have to do all the work without her Prince Charming. She joins forces with an unlikely army of dwarves, fairies, and the Wizard's bumbling assistants. In Happily n'ever after 2, Princess Snow White is a misguided teenager who'd rather have fun with friends than help peasants. Her father is matched up with Lady Vain, a scheming witch, who is brewing up a plan to rule the kingdom. Snow White soon becomes a thorn in Lady Vain's side. Snow White is soon tricked by Lady Vain into spreading vicious gossip about the townspeople, forcing her to flee. Through rebuilding the three little pigs' houses with the seven dwarves leading the way, Snow White learns the value of helping others. Only Snow White can foil her dad's wedding to stop Lady Vain. Now, Snow White proves she can rule the kingdom, while bringing balance back to the scales of good and evil
Atlas shrugged by Edi Gathegi( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 2016, and America is on the verge of economic disaster. The greatest citizens are being targeted, and dark forces are working to bring about America's final days. A powerful railroad executive, Dagny Taggart, struggles to keep her business alive while society is crumbling around her
The tailor of Panama by John Le Carré( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey Rush dilivers a performance as Harry Pendel, an ex-con turned tailor to the rich and famous of Panama and husband of the beautiful Louisa. Pierce Brosnan is a ruthless British spy who entices Harry into eavesdropping on the powerful politicians he clothes. As the tailor of Panama unfolds, Harry's talent for storytelling compels him to weave an elaborate tale that's not only taken as truth, but sets off a chain of events that threatens to destroy everything he treasures most in life
Fluke by Matthew Modine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Johnson had it all: a loving wife, an adorable son and a partnership in a growing company. But when a car crash takes his life, he is forced to start over again, this time as ... a dog! Tom awakens in the body of Fluke, a canine who happily romps around a junkyard until visions of his former life become too strong to ignore. Compelled to find his original family, Fluke makes every attempt to work his way back into the their lives. However, there is one major problem: his wife has already started anew-- in the arms of his former best friend
The freshman by Andrew Bergman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naive student freshly arrived in New York City accepts a delivery job involving a shady businessman and a large lizard, eventually running afoul of an eccentric chef and the FBI
The singing detective( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bedridden novelist drifts in and out of consciousness, alternating between a noir-ish fantasy world, his anguished present, and his traumatic childhood
Batman year one( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comics legend Frank Miller's classic retelling of Batman's early days, depicting a young Bruce Wayne's return to Gotham City and his first endeavors at fighting injustice as Batman
Bushwhacked( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bumbling deliveryman is accused of murder when a get-rich scheme backfires. He flees for the woods where he is mistaken for a world famous scout leader. He ends up supervising six Ranger Scouts on their first overnight expedition
The tailor of Panama by John Boorman( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Pendel is an ex-con turned tailor to the rich and famous, and married to smart, sexy Louisa. Andy Osnard is a suave and ruthless British spy who entices Harry into eavesdropping on the powerful politicians he clothes. Harry's talent for storytelling compels him to weave an elaborate tale that's not only taken as truth, but sets off a chain of events that threaten to destroy everything he treasures most in life
Big nothing by Jean-Baptiste Andrea( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scam artist hopeful, a gorgeous young girl, and an ex-teacher all decide to blackmail a corrupt pastor, only to find that he has been murdered and most of the town is involved in some way
Mimic 2 by Jean de Segonzac( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cockroach spiced with DNA from termites is on the loose and wanting to mate with Remy, a school teacher-entomologist, who is suspected of the gruesome murders of her ex-boyfriends
Locker 13 by Jason Spisak( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology feature film comprised of five vignettes. Each story is connected by a mysterious locker 13
The last Godfather( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mafia boss Don Carini is retiring. When he gathers the family to give the news, the Don surprises everyone by anointing his goofy adopted son Young-gu as the next godfather. With Young-gu bumble his way to success and prove his father proud? Or will his dumb antics play into his enemies' goal to leave Young-gu sleeping with the fishes?
Blankman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about two brothers who become self-appointed crime fighters. One dresses in long underwear, uses his grandmother's housecoat for a cape, makes a mask from socks, takes to the street and becomes known as Blankman
The shrink is in( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samantha is a travel writer suffering from claustrophobia, agoraphobia, and a whole host of other phobias. She isn't exactly lucky in her romantic life either. But when her psychotherapist suffers a major mental breakdown, Samantha tries to get in contact with the doctors patients to cancel all her appointments. She ends up secretly posing as the missing shrink in an effort to help her neighbor Michael get away from his girlfriend and turn to her. Through her chase, Samantha meets the happy-go-lucky magazine salesman, Henry
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The man who wasn't there
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The singing detectiveThe tailor of PanamaBig nothingThe shrink is in
Alternative Names
Jon Polito acteur américain

Jon Polito actor estadounidense

Jon Polito American actor

Jon Polito americký herec

Jon Polito Amerikaans acteur

Jon Polito amerikai színész

Jon Polito amerikansk skådespelare

Jon Polito amerikansk skodespelar

Jon Polito amerikansk skuespiller

Jon Polito attore statunitense

Jon Polito US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Jon Polito yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Polito, John 1950-2016

Polito, Jon 1950-

Polito, Jon 1950-2016

Polito, Jon Raymond 1950-2016

Τζον Πολίτο

Джон Полито

Джон Полито американский актёр

Полито Джон

Ջոն Պոլիտո

ג'ון פוליטו

ג'ון פוליטו שחקן אמריקאי

جاون پالیتو بازیگر آمریکایی

جون بوليتو ممثل أمريكي

ჯონ პოლიტო

존 폴리토

ジョン・ポリト

喬·波里托

Languages
English (201)

Spanish (6)

French (2)