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Turturro, John 1957-

Works: 405 works in 2,084 publications in 9 languages and 63,901 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Historical films  Crime films  Animated films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Contributor, Restager , fld, Producer, Film editor, Speaker, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Turturro
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

110 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

57 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tensions are growing, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie is Sal's delivery boy. Radio Raheem has the letters of love and hate written on his hands. He is defiant and together with a motivated Buggin Out, push Sal and his sons to their breaking point. The cops intervene, using force and brutality to apprehend the large Radio Raheem. He is unwilling to succumb to the over-excessive brutality of the police and the racist views of Sal and his family. The overzealous police officers don't understand the repercussions of the violence they just unleashed. The neighbors band together to protest this extreme form of pure, toxic bigotry. Mob mentality takes over and the other local non-African American store owners become threatened. Tempers flare and rage is in the air
Cars 2 by John Lasseter( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 2,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage."--IMDb
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro( Visual )

20 editions published between 720 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful thriller about the birth of the CIA. Edward Wilson believes in America and will sacrifice everything he loves to protect it. But as one of the covert founders of the CIA, his youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
Anger management by Ge Xi( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,977 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 )

65 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,913 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
Secret window by David Koepp( Visual )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,784 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 by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

34 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,645 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
Transformers( Visual )

11 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,612 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
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

116 editions published between 1050 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about a New York playwright who relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays and experiences writer's block
Mr. Deeds by Steven Brill( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,573 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 Tony Scott( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,572 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 )

66 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,545 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 )

54 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,447 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 )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,312 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 )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,258 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 1,174 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 )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,120 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 Andrew Davis( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,084 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
Rehearsal for a Sicilian tragedy( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor John Turturro takes audiences on a haunting, intimate journey to his maternal homeland of Sicily. There, while exploring the island's vanishing traditions, he is taken under the wing of one of the puppet theater's few remaining practitioners, Mimmo Cuticchio, who instructs him in the distinctively Sicilian art of puppetry
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Anger management
Alternative Names
Džon Turturo

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

Τζον Τορτούρο

Джон Туртурро

Жон Туртурро

Џон Туртуро

Ջոն Թուրթուրո

ג'ון טורטורו

ג'ון טורטורו שחקן אמריקאי

جان تورتورو

جان تورتورو فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جون تورتورو

ஜான் டர்டர்ரோ

ჯონ ტურტურო

존 터투로

터투로, 존 1957-



Anger managementThe big LebowskiSecret windowMr. DeedsThe taking of Pelham 1 2 3Quiz ShowYou don't mess with the ZohanMiracle at St. Anna