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Ortiz, John

Overview
Works: 70 works in 143 publications in 1 language and 15,219 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Film sequels  Police films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Gangster films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Ortiz
Amistad by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board a slave ship bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Silver linings playbook by Matthew Quick ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,895 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
American gangster by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,880 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
Public enemies by Michael Mann ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,535 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 1,293 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 )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,149 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 928 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 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Four cops down: two dead, two likely. An NYPD drug bust has gone horribly wrong, and Detective Ray Tierney heads the investigating task force. He already has ties to the case. His brother was commander of the ambushed officers. His brother-in-law, a fellow officer, often partnered with them. The more Ray uncovers, the more those family ties are tested. And the more the fraternal order starts to fray."--Container
Jack goes boating ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 693 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 689 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
El cantante by León Ichaso ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 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
Miami vice by Michael Mann ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 513 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
Aliens vs. Predator requiem ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 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 Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 288 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 123 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 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The acclaimed comedy series from actor-comedian Denis Leary about cops in New York
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 22 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
Fast & furious 4-movie collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fast and the furious: Every night is a championship race on the turbo-charged streets of Los Angeles. Dominic and Johnny are rivals who are the boldest, the baddest, the best, and turn their challengers into dust. Dominic and Johnny know that the new challenger is tough and fast, what they don't know is that he is a speed demon detective trying to bust up a theft ring
Luck ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This one hour drama centers on an intuitive tough guy named Chester "Ace" Bernstein, who has always been involved with gambling, from bookmaking and money laundering to casino operations. Recently released from prison after three years, he teams with Gus Demitriou, his longtime chauffeur and muscle, to craft a complex plan involving the Santa Anita Racetrack in California
 
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Alternative Names
Ortiz, John Agustín 1968-
Ortiz, John Augstin 1968-
Ortiz, John Augustin.
Ortiz, Johnny 1968-
Languages
English (82)
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