WorldCat Identities

Polito, Jon

Overview
Works: 116 works in 275 publications in 3 languages and 14,602 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Fantasy films  Gangster films  Animated films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 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 Tim Burton( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,577 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 Arthur Miller( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,396 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
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about a New York playwright who relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays and experiences writer's block
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,308 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
Happily n'ever after( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Atlas shrugged by Edi Gathegi( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,235 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 Boorman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, an ex-con turned tailor to the rich and infamous, is married to Louisa, who is smart and sexy. Andy is a suave and ruthless British spy, who had best come through this time, who forces Harry to eavesdrop on the powerful politicians he clothes. Harry's talent for storytelling is not only taken as truth, but sets off a series of events that threatens to destroy everything most important in his life
Fluke by Matthew Modine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a man dies in a car crash, he is reincarnated as a dog and attempts to reconnect with his family
The freshman by Andrew Bergman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 522 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 by Dennis Potter( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 359 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 )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 319 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 304 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
Big nothing( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 156 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
The last Godfather( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 138 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?
Mimic 2( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cockroach spiced with DNA from termites is on the loose and wanting to mate with Remy (Koromzay), 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 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 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
29 palms( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an undercover FBI agent uncovers illegal gambling activities at an Indian casino, he goes on the run as the mob's best hit man is hired to take him out
The shrink is in( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 105 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
Alternative Names
Jon Polito acteur américain

Jon Polito actor estadounidense

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, Jon 1950-

Polito, Jon 1950-2016

Τζον Πολίτο

Джон Полито

Джон Полито американский актёр

Полито, Джон

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 (147)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Covers
The tailor of PanamaThe singing detectiveBig nothingThe shrink is in