WorldCat Identities

Ortiz, John

Overview
Works: 80 works in 152 publications in 2 languages and 16,234 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Police films  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Fiction  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Ortiz
 
Most widely held works by John Ortiz
Silver linings playbook by Matthew Quick( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Después de una temporada en una institución mental, el antiguo profesor Pat Solatano (Bradley Cooper) vuelve de nuevo con sus padres y trata de reconciliarse con su exesposa. Las cosas se ponen más difíciles cuando Pat se reúne con Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), una misteriosa chica con sus propios problemas. A pesar de su mutua desconfianza inicial, entre ellos pronto se desarrollará un vínculo muy especial que les ayudará a encontrar en sus vidas el lado bueno de las cosas
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship La Amistad bound for America. Much of the involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
Public enemies by Michael Mann( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to Chicago, where he meets hatcheck girl Billie Frechette and falls in love, but struggles to reconcile his new romance with his life on the run. Meanwhile, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover has enlisted Special Agent Melvin Purvis to use the latest techniques and equipment to catch Dillinger-Public Enemy Number One-even as Purvis realizes that doing so may stretch his principles to the breaking point
Fast & furious by Rob Cohen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Toretto is a former street racer who, along with his crew, hijacks an oil truck out on the highway. Dom is living the life of a fugitive in the Dominican Republic, but after suffering a devastating personal loss, he is driven by revenge to return to Los Angeles to bring down an elusive drug smuggler. He is reunited with undercover FBI agent Brian O'Connor who let him go eight years earlier. Brian is also on the case of the drug smuggler and he must come to terms with Dom and make amends with Dom's sister, whom he betrayed in his original pursuit of Dom
Furious 6( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following their successful Rio heist, Dom and his crew of professional criminals have retired around the world. But their inability to return home and living forever on the lam has left their lives incomplete. Hobbs asks Dom and Brian to help him take down an organization of lethally skilled mercenary drivers. In return, their crew will receive full pardons and be allowed to return home
Before night falls by Cunningham O'Keefe( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victimized by a government that banned his books and jailed him for a crime he didn't commit, [poet] Reinaldo [Arenas] endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppression. Without a country, but not without integrity, he fled to America where he continued to fight for personal expression and produced a stirring body of work."--Container
Pride and glory by Gavin O'Connor( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal that happens to involve his own brother-in-law. For Ray, the truth is revelatory, a Pandora's Box that threatens to upend not only the Tierney legacy, but the entire NYPD
Cesar Chavez( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. He inspired millions of Americans who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world
Jack goes boating( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Connie are two single people who on their own might continue to recede into the anonymous background of New York City, but in each other begin to find the courage and desire to pursue a budding relationship. As Jack and Connie cautiously circle commitment, the couple that introduced them, Clyde and Lucy, confront their own unresolved issues, and each couple comes face to face with the inevitable path of their relationship
Narc by Joe Carnahan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspended from the force following a drug bust gone wrong, undercover narcotics officer Nick Tellis (Jason Patric) is reluctantly goaded back into active duty when a fellow officer is slain. Promised reinstatement in exchange for his efforts, Tellis is paired with the victim's volatile ex-partner Henry and soon begins to actively seek the killer in an increasingly complex case
El cantante by León Ichaso( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of romance and redemption based on the true story of salsa legend Héctor Lavoe and the woman who kept him from falling over the edge
Aliens vs. Predator requiem( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Colorado town becomes the battleground between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial lifeforms - the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien facehuggers are released in the crash. Also released is a hybrid Alien/Predator. A man and his son hunting in the forest near the crash site soon become the first victims of the facehuggers. A Predator receives data about the crash on his home planet and he comes to Earth. One at a time, the inhabitants of the town become targets of the Aliens and the Predator. The National Guard is called in, but they are unable to stop the deadly creatures. A plan is set in motion to destroy the town with a nuclear device
Miami vice by Michael Mann( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En Miami, ciudad en la que los barones de la droga procedentes del Tercer Mundo se codean con industrias corporativas de miles de millones de dolares, ?Sonny? Crockett y Ricardo Tubbs, se enteran de que un soplo en las altas esferas ha causado la muerte de dos agentes federales y la masacre de una familia. La investigacion de los dos detectives no tarda en llevarlos ante la puerta de los brutales asesinos de la Hermandad Aria y de una sofisticada red de traficantes globalizados protegidos internacionalmente. Durante la caza, los dos compaęros se enfrentaran a la encargada de las finanzas del cartel, la preciosa Isabella, una mujer que mueve, blanquea e invierte dinero. La seductora belleza le sirve a Crockett para exorcizar sus demonios mientras intenta protegerla de fuerzas aun mas oscuras. Pero los nuevos amantes no tardaran en aprender quien juega con quien. Al mismo tiempo, el estoico Tubbs se infiltra en el negocio sin por eso olvidarse de su novia Trudy. Crockett y Tubbs trabajan de incognito moviendo drogas en el sur de Florida, mientras mantienen una carrera contra el tiempo para identificar a los responsables de los asesinatos de sus amigos e investigan el Nuevo Orden del Crimen Organizado. Durante su mision, pasaran de un lado a otro de una frontera nada definida olvidando a veces de que lado esta la ley
AVPR Alien vs. Predator, requiem( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Colorado town becomes the battleground between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial lifeforms - the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien facehuggers are released in the crash. Also released is a hybrid Alien/Predator. A man and his son hunting in the forest near the crash site soon become the first victims of the facehuggers. A Predator receives data about the crash on his home planet and he comes to Earth. One at a time, the inhabitants of the town become targets of the Aliens and the Predator. The National Guard is called in, but they are unable to stop the deadly creatures. A plan is set in motion to destroy the town with a nuclear device
AVP( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Colorado town becomes the battleground between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial lifeforms - the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien facehuggers are released in the crash. Also released is a hybrid Alien/Predator. A man and his son hunting in the forest near the crash site soon become the first victims of the facehuggers. A Predator receives data about the crash on his home planet and he comes to Earth. One at a time, the inhabitants of the town become targets of the Aliens and the Predator. The National Guard is called in, but they are unable to stop the deadly creatures. A plan is set in motion to destroy the town with a nuclear device
The job the complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed comedy series from actor-comedian Denis Leary about cops in New York
Fast & furious 6( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hobbs ... has been tracking an organization of lethally skilled drivers, whose mastermind ... is aided by the love Dom ... thought was dead, Letty. The only way to stop the criminal mercenaries from stealing a top secret weapon is to outmatch them at street level, so Hobbs asks for the help of Dom and his elite team"--Container
AVP Aliens vs. Predator unrated 2-pack( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AVP : Alien vs. Predator: A team of archaeologists heads toward a 'hot zone' in Antarctica and find an underground pyramid. They wake up the Alien queen and chaos follows. The Predators are also there using the Aliens as bait for an ancient initiation ritual
The fast and the furious( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tokyo drift: To avoid jail time, street racer Sean Boswell is sent to live with his father, who is in the military and serving in Tokyo. There he discovers drift racing. After losing a race to Yakuza-connected D.K., the Drift King, Sean has to enter the Tokyo underworld to find a way to pay his debt
 
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Alternative Names
Ortiz, John Agustín 1968-

Ortiz, John Augstin 1968-

Ortiz, John Augustin.

Ortiz, Johnny 1968-

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