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Ortiz, John

Overview
Works: 96 works in 249 publications in 6 languages and 20,441 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Police films  Gangster films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Ortiz
Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nominated for 8 Academy Awards. An unexpected bond forms between a formerly institutionalized man (Bradley Cooper) and a woman recovering from her own tragedy (Jennifer Lawrence)
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the story of a group of enslaved Africans who overcome their captors and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship is seized, the captive Africans are brought to trial in the United States, this is the story of that courtroom battle
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,832 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 )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,575 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
The finest hours( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and English, Middle and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue the more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel
Fast five by Paul Walker( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,384 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 by Justin Lin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,339 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
Blackhat by Michael Mann( Visual )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta
Cesar Chavez( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 998 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
Before night falls by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A look at the life of Cuban author Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States. 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 )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers 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
Aliens vs. Predator : requiem( Visual )

17 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 869 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
Jack goes boating by Philip Seymour Hoffman( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 722 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 )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspended from the force following a drug bust gone wrong, undercover narcotics officer Nick Tellis 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. Tellis struggles with his conscience as he navigates a twisting road of half-realized truths, shifting loyalties and questionable agendas
Miami vice( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 600 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
El cantante( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 563 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
American gangster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in Harlem. He does so by buying heroin directly from a source in South East Asia. He comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. Richie Roberts is a dedicated and honest policeman who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government. Inspired by a true story
The drop by Michaël R Roskam( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonely bartender Bob Saginowski and his hardened employer cousin Marv run a bar that is used as a 'drop'--a covert scheme that funnels cash to local gangsters. But when they find themselves caught in a robbery gone bad, and on the hook for a debt they can't repay, both men have to make the dangerous choice between loyalty and survival
Fast & furious by Rob Cohen( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When fugitive Dominic Toretto returns to Los Angeles to avenge a loved one's death, it reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they race through crowded city streets and across international lines, they must test their loyalties by joining together to bring down a shared enemy
AVP( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 111 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
 
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Alternative Names
John Ortiz acteur américain

John Ortiz Amerikaans filmacteur

John Ortiz attore statunitense

John Ortiz US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ortiz, John Agustín 1968-

Ortiz, John Augstin 1968-

Ortiz, John Augustin.

Ortiz, Johnny 1968-

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Джон Ортис

Ортис, Джон

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ג'ון אורטיז

ג'ון אורטיז שחקן אמריקאי

جان اورتیز بازیگر آمریکایی

جون أورتيز

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