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Polito, Jon

Works: 116 works in 374 publications in 4 languages and 15,065 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Film noir  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Gangster films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Jon Polito
Most widely held works by Jon Polito
Big Eyes by Tim Burton( Visual )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,661 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 )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,629 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 )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,397 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 )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspeacts that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,350 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,221 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 )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,150 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 )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 919 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 528 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."--Container
The freshman by Andrew Bergman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 520 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 )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 417 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
Bushwhacked( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 319 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
Batman year one( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 318 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
The crow by Alex Proyas( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exactly one year after a young rock guitarist and his fiancée are brutally murdered by a ruthless gang of criminals, he returns, watched over by a hypnotic crow, to seek revenge
Big nothing by Jean-Baptiste Andrea( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 158 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 )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 142 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 142 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 127 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 123 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 107 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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The man who wasn't there
The tailor of PanamaThe singing detectiveBig nothingThe shrink is in
Alternative Names
Jon Polito acteur américain

Jon Polito actor estadounidense

Jon Polito actor estatunidenc

Jon Polito aisteoir Meiriceánach

Jon Polito aktor amerikan

Jon Polito American actor

Jon Polito americký herec

Jon Polito Amerikaans acteur

Jon Polito amerikai színész

Jon Polito amerikanesche Schauspiller

Jon Polito amerikansk skådespelare

Jon Polito amerikansk skodespelar

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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

Джон Політо американський актор

Полито Джон

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English (224)

Spanish (7)

Italian (3)

French (2)