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Ortiz, John

Overview
Works: 83 works in 258 publications in 6 languages and 22,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Gangster films  Police films  Romantic comedy films  Historical 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 David O Russell( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,097 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)
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,026 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
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2,004 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
The finest hours( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and English, Middle and held by 1,608 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
Public enemies by Michael Mann( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,567 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 five by Paul Walker( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,446 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 1,337 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 1,250 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
A dog's purpose by Brittany Robertson( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love
Cesar Chavez( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the civil rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez
Before night falls by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 958 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 937 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 )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 905 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 )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 714 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 711 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 by Michael Mann( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ricardo Tubbs lives with Bronx-born Intel analyst Trudy. The two work undercover transporting drug loads into South Florida to identify a group responsible for three murders. Sonny Crockett is undercover working with the supplier of the South Florida group. He becomes romantically involved with Isabella, the Chinese-Cuban wife of an arms and drugs trafficker. The intensity of the case pushes Crockett and Tubbs out onto the edge. Identity and fabrication become blurred, a place where cop and player become one
El cantante by Héctor Lavoe( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 567 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
The drop by Michaël R Roskam( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 168 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
AVP( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 112 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
Fast & furious by Rob Cohen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 110 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 joinging together to bring down a shared enemy
 
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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-

Τζον Ορτίζ

Джон Ортис

Ортис, Джон

Ջոն Օրտիս

ג'ון אורטיז

ג'ון אורטיז שחקן אמריקאי

جان اورتیز بازیگر آمریکایی

جون أورتيز

존 오르티스

ジョン・オーティス

約翰·奧提茲

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