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Johnston, Joe 1950-

Works: 118 works in 703 publications in 13 languages and 25,413 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Science fiction  Children's films  Juvenile works  Star Wars fiction  Superhero films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Actor, Film editor, dir, Performer, Author of introduction, Scenarist, fmd, Restager , Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Joe Johnston
Most widely held works by Joe Johnston
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

116 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Allen Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically tranported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces in this imaginative adventure that combines breathtaking special effects with an enchanting mixture of comedy, magic and thrills
October sky by Joe Johnston( Visual )

46 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of a young boy growing up in Coalwood, West Virginia during the 1950's, who dreams of building rockets
Captain America : the first avenger by Joe Johnston( Visual )

74 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March, 1942. 90-pound weakling Steve Rogers doggedly attempts to enlist in the army, only to be repeatedly classified 4F. Rogers' determination and decency come to the attention of Dr. Abraham Erskine of the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Rogers is the first test subject for Erskine's super-soldier serum, which transforms him utterly. When the program is abruptly ended, Rogers becomes Captain America--touring America to sell war bonds. On a USO tour in Europe, Rogers steals the first opportunity to demonstrate his worth by tangling with Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull, head of Hydra, Hitler's occult research and development unit. Schmidt has discovered the tesseract cube, an enormously powerful relic of Norse mythology through which he seeks to conquer the world. Assisted by Colonel Chester Phillips, Peggy Carter, weapons contractor Howard Stark, childhood friend Bucky Barnes, and Dum Dum Doogan and his howling commandos, Steve Rogers becomes more than a propaganda tool, emerging as the true Captain America
Jurasic Park III by Sam Neill( Visual )

115 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined
Hidalgo by Joe Johnston( Visual )

45 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible
The Pagemaster by Joe Johnston( Visual )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of adventure and fantasy, which sends a young boy into the pages of the world's greatest stories. Seeking refuge from a storm, timid Richard Tyler enters an empty library only to be swept away into the magical animated world of The Pagemaster, where legendary characters from literary classics come alive. Guided by a trio of talking books--Adventure, Fantasy and Horror--Richard must conquer his greatest fears before he can find his way home
Honey, I shrunk the kids by Stuart Gordon( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them
The Wolfman by George Waggner( Visual )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence Talbot is lured back to his family estate to investigate the savage murder of his brother by a bloodthirsty beast. There, Talbot must confront his childhood demons, his estranged father, his brother's grieving fiancee, and a suspicious Scotland Yard inspector. When Talbot is bitten by the creature, he becomes eternally cursed and soon discovers a fate far worse than death
The rocketeer by Joe Johnston( Visual )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The discovery of a top-secret jetpack hurls test pilot Cliff Secord into a daring adventure of mystery, suspense, and intrigue! Cliff encounters an assortment of ruthless villains, led by a Hollywood screen star who is a secret Nazi spy. With the help of his actress girlfriend, the young pilot battles enormous odds to defeat his foes who are anxious to use the device in an evil plan to rule the world. The dangerous mission transforms the ordinary young man into an extraordinary hero."--Container
Beware the power of the dark side! : an original retelling of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi by Tom Angleberger( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a retelling of the third Star Wars movie, featuring Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia as they battle the Empire. The evil Empire is constructing a second Death Star to crush the Rebel Alliance. But Luke Skywalker has other plans-- to destroy the Empire and stop the Emperor once and for all. Yet there is one thing standing in his way ... his father
So you want to be a Jedi? : an original retelling of Star wars: the Empire strikes back by Adam Gidwitz( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reimagines the second Star Wars film in which Luke Skywalker trains with Yoda to become a Jedi after a rebel defeat on the ice planet Hoth and battles Darth Vader, who reveals a startling secret to Luke during their duel
The princess, the scoundrel, and the farm boy : an original retelling of Star Wars: a new hope by Alexandra Bracken( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Polish and English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated retelling of the first Star Wars film in which the galaxy's fate lies in the hands of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo
Return of the Jedi by James Kahn( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the Emperor
Jurassic Park adventure pack( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dino' blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber. Originally issued in 1993
The adventures of Teebo : a tale of magic and suspense by Joe Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teebo the daydreaming Ewok finds the peace of his village destroyed when Vulgarr the Dulok reports that Teebo's sister Malani has been stolen by the giant Grudakk
Jurassic Park : ultimate trilogy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost world, Jurassic Park: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar
Race to danger by Stephanie Calmenson( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Indiana Jones and his girlfriend, daughter of Tom Swift creator Edward Stratemeyer, are visiting the laboratories of Thomas A. Edison when top secret plans for an electric car are stolen
Star Wars art : concept by Lucasfilm Ltd.( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the very best Star wars conceptual artwork. As curated by George Lucas, the artwork that helped bring the Star Wars Saga to life is revealed in all its glory. Includes pre-production drawings and paintings from the original trilogy, the prequel trilogy, the TV shows, and the video games. From pen and paint and paper to the digital realm, the result is the creation of breathtaking iconic worlds, vehicles, and characters that successive generations have embraced and made their own
The Star wars sketchbook by Joe Johnston( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not safe for work( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsuspecting office worker, Tom Miller, becomes trapped in his office building with a demented killer. As Tom rushes to protect those employees working late, he soon discovers that his legal firm has been hiding sinister secrets that could put thousands of lives at risk
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Alternative Names
Joe Johnston Amerikaans ontwerper

Joe Johnston cinéaste américain

Joe Johnston regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Joe Johnston US-amerikanischer Designer und Regisseur

Johnson, Joe 1950-

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October skyJurasic Park IIIThe PagemasterHoney, I shrunk the kidsReturn of the JediJurassic Park adventure pack