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Ortiz, John

Works: 64 works in 216 publications in 4 languages and 19,948 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Police films  Gangster films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Ortiz
Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,094 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 )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,996 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 )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,995 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
Public enemies by Michael Mann( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,582 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
Furious 6 by Larisa Fast( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,351 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 )

11 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,200 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
AVP Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson( Visual )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,064 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 finest hours( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,058 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
Cesar Chavez( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vida de Reinaldo Arenas es mostrada desde su infancia en un ambiente rural y su temprana participación en la Revolución, hasta la persecución que más tarde experimentaría como escritor y homosexual en la Cuba de Castro; desde su salida de Cuba en el éxodo de Mariel Harbor en 1980, hasta su exilio y muerte en los Estados Unidos. Es el retrato de un hombre cuyo afán de libertad desafió la pobreza, la censura, la persecución, el exilio y la muerte
A few good men by Gavin O'Connor( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 943 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
Jack goes boating by Philip Seymour Hoffman( Visual )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 732 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 )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 710 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 )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 586 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 by Héctor Lavoe( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 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 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
Fast & furious : 6 movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 fast 2 furious: Federal agents recruit the street racing ex-detective to help them catch an international drug lord
Fast & furious 4-movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 fast 2 furious: now an ex-cop on the run, Brian, hooks into outlaw street racing. When the Feds strong-arm him back, Brian's no rules, win-or-die skills are unleashed against an international drug lord. With his velocity-addicted buddy riding shotgun, and a drop-dead-gorgeous undercover agent dialing up the heat ... it becomes a desperate race for survival and justice
Luck( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A provocative look at the world of horse racing and gambling told through a diverse group of characters surrounding [the Santa Anita] California racetrack"--Container
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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-

Джон Ортис

Ортис, Джон

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ג'ון אורטיז

جان اورتیز بازیگر آمریکایی

جون أورتيز

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English (132)

Spanish (11)

German (2)

French (1)

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