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Turturro, John 1957-

Overview
Works: 531 works in 2,269 publications in 7 languages and 64,778 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Fantasy films  Historical films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Other, Contributor, Producer, Restager , fld, Speaker, Film editor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Turturro
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

73 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts, escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi, and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood
Transformers by Michael Bay( Visual )

48 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager
Transformers : revenge of the fallen by Michael Bay( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 2,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College-bound Sam Witwicky learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. He will have to accept his destiny and join Optimus Prime and Bumblebee in their epic battle against the Decepticons. The Decepticon forces, who have returned stronger than ever, have come to Earth on a mission to take Sam prisoner and destroy the world
Cars 2 by John Lasseter( Visual )

31 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 2,394 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!
Transformers, dark of the moon by Shia LaBeouf( Visual )

39 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 2,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro( Visual )

18 editions published between 720 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward, the only witness to his father's suicide and a member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion. These are the qualities that help him become recruited for a career in the newly founded Office of Strategic Services (CIA). While working there, his ideals gradually turn to suspicion influenced by the Cold War paranoia present within the office. Eventually, he becomes an influential veteran operative, while his distrust of everyone around him increases. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to sacrifice his ideals and eventually his family
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

48 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever
Anger management by Woody Harrelson( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,936 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
Transformers by Michael Bay( Visual )

14 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving humanity's future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth
Secret window by David Koepp( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and Italian 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
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

44 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeff 'The Dude' Lebowski doesn't want any complications in his life. He can't even be bothered with a job. But, in a case of mistaken identity, a couple of thugs break into his place and steal his rug. Now, The Dude must embark on a quest with his crazy bowling buddies to make things right and get that rug back. Their journey blends unforgettable characters, kidnapping, and White Russians
Exodus : gods and kings by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this biblically based epic film, 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
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

116 editions published between 1050 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about a New York playwright who relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays and experiences writer's block
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,598 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
Quiz Show by Robert Redford( Visual )

64 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,539 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 )

50 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,462 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
You don't mess with the Zohan by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

30 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,328 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( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,283 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 Martin Scorsese( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 1,142 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
Rounders by John Dahl( Visual )

46 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 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
 
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Anger managementSecret windowThe big LebowskiThe taking of Pelham 1 2 3Quiz ShowYou don't mess with the ZohanMiracle at St. AnnaThe color of moneyRounders
Alternative Names
Džon Turturo

John Turturro

John Turturro actor y director de cine estadounidense

John Turturro aktor amerykański

John Turturro Amerikaans acteur

John Turturro attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

John Turturro cinéaste américain

John Turturro pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

John Turturro US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Turturro , John Michael

Turturro Johnas

Τζον Τορτούρο

Джон Туртуро

Джон Туртурро

Жон Туртурро

Туртурро Джон

Џон Туртуро

Ջոն Թուրթուրո

ג'ון טורטורו

ג'ון טורטורו שחקן אמריקאי

טורטורו, ג'ן

جان تورتورو

جان تورتورو فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جون تورتورو

ஜான் டர்டர்ரோ

ჯონ ტურტურო

존 터투로

터투로, 존 1957-

ジョン・タトゥーロ

約翰·特托羅

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