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Morton, Joe 1947-

Overview
Works: 438 works in 1,079 publications in 6 languages and 47,109 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  History  Documentary films  Police films  Documentary television programs  Gangster films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Other, Contributor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Morton
Terminator 2 : judgment day by James Cameron( Visual )

41 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two cyborgs are sent from the future, but while one is on a mission to kill John Connor, who will lead the resistance movement in the future against the machines, the other is sent to protect Connor
Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,481 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
Against the odds : the artists of the Harlem Renaissance( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s was the scene of a passionate outburst of creativity by African-American visual artists. Rich archival footage, including newsreels and photographs, recalls the influential force of the exhibitions, the vibrancy of Harlem and the many significiant personalities that shaped the movement, such as William E. Harmon, W.E.B. DuBois and Alain Locke
Paycheck by John Woo( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennings is the best reverse-engineer in the business. He is hired by his friend Rethrick to do a special job, with the promise of a multi-million dollar paycheck when successfully completed. When he is finished, all memory of what he had been working on is erased from his mind. That's when his problems really start to begin. He is hunted by the FBI for something he has no recollection of doing and has little time to work it out. Before his memory wipe, he sent himself 19 seemingly unconnected objects, to allow him to put the puzzle together and discover just what has gone on and what he has done
Stealth by W. D Richter( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, the Navy develops a stealth fighter plane. On board piloting the jet is an artificial intelligence computer. The jet is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific to learn combat manuevers from the human pilots aboard. But when the computer develops a mind of its own, it's the humans who are charged with stopping it before it incites a war
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A migrant worker protects his phyically challenged friend
Miss Evers' boys( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1932 when loyal, devoted Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with Dr. Brodus and Dr. Douglas on a federally funded program to treat syphilis patients in Alabama. Free treatment is offered to those who test positive for the disease, including Caleb Humphries and Willie Johnson. But when the government withdraws its support, money is offered for what will become known as 'The Tuskegee Experiment'; a study of the effects of syphilis on patients who don't receive treatment. Now the men must be led to believe they are being cared for, when in fact they are being denied the medicine that could cure them. Miss Evers is faced with a terrible dilemma - to abandon the experiment and tell her patients or to remain silent and offer only comfort"--Container
Speed by Jan de Bont( Visual )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Traven is a L.A.P.D. SWAT team specialist. He and his partner diffuse a bomb planted in an office elevator, saving the passengers inside. Later, he is sent to diffuse a bomb that the same revenge-driven extortionist has planted on a bus. But until he does, Jack and passenger must keep the bus speeding through the streets of Los Angeles at more than 50 miles per hour-- or the bomb will explode
The march : [a novel] by E. L Doctorow( Recording )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities, and accumulating a borne-along population of freed blacks and white refugees until all that remained was the dangerous transient life of the uprooted, the dispossessed, and the triumphant
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massacre at Mystic: The first time the English settlers engaged in the slaughter of Native Americans after years of relatively peaceful coexistence. Shays' Rebellion: A violent protest against dept collection and taxation motivated George Washington to come out of retirement to help strengthen the fragile new nation which led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Gold rush: The discovery of gold spurred tremendous financial and physical growth throughout the West. Antietam: On September 17, 1862, there were 23,000 casualties on both sides of this Civil War battle, making this the bloodiest day in American History. The Union victory enabled President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, making foreign support of the Confederacy all but impossible. The homestead strike: Harsh working conditions at Carnegie's Homestead steel mill led to a union strike. Murder at the fair: Set against the backdrop of the 1901 World's Fair, the assassination of President William McKinley ushered in a new Progressive Era under the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Scopes: The courtroom battle between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in a small Tennessee town underscored a deep schism within the American psyche. Einstein's letter: Albert Einstein's letter to FDR urged the development of an unthinkably powerful new weapon. When America was rocked: Elvis Presley's appearance on The Ed Sullivan show on September 9, 1956, signified a whole new culture that involved teenage independence, sexuality, race relations and a new form of music. Freedom summer: In 1864, three Civil Rights workers were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi
Africa by Matthew Thompson( Visual )

13 editions published in 2001 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic series presenting Africa through the eyes of its people, conveying the beauty and diversity of the continent and the compelling personal stories of those who shape its future
Dragonfly by David Seltzer( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, is a physician mourning the death of his wife Emily who died in South America, where she was providing medical outreach. Wracked by grief, Joe feels obligated to check in on his wife's pediatric patients, fulfilling a promise he made before she left. Visiting the ward, Joe starts to believe that Emily is using the near-death experiences of her terminal patients to communicate with him, through images the children report seeing in their dreams, and the symbols they are compelled to draw
Egypt eternal : the quest for lost tombs( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This National Geographic Special shows treasures from the Cliffside of Tombs to the Valley of the Golden Mummies
The Nuremberg trials( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This American Experience production draws upon rare archival material and eyewitness accounts to re-create the dramatic tribunal that defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day
Bounce( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buddy Amaral is a smooth-talking, skirt-chasing ad exec who is enjoying his high-powered career. Then, a sudden twist of fate changes everything and leads him into the life of Abby Janello, with whom he eventually falls head-over-heels in love
Executive decision( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and French and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team must board a hijacked 747 in mid-air, disable a nerve-toxin bomb that could kill the U.S. eastern seaboard, and rescue the passengers
The night listener( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of his crumbling relationship, a radio show host begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone. But when questions of the boy's identity comes up, the host's life is thrown into chaos
The brother from another planet by John Sayles( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sayles takes a fresh look at our society through the eyes of a black extraterrestrial who crash-lands on Earth--in Harlem--and is taken in by the regulars of a local bar. The alien changes everyone he meets on his original and eye-opening journey through the streets of urban America. But can his message of brotherly love resonate with the intergalactic bounty hunters trying to track him down?"--Container
The astronaut's wife by Rand Ravich( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and German and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a NASA astronaut's mission loses contact with the crew on earth for two minutes of terror, his wife goes through the longest 120 seconds of her life--unti contact is resumed, he touches ground and they resume their "perfect" life together. But he seems changed now. Or he seems unlike himself. Or he simply isn't himself at all. None of these possibilities is comforting to her
 
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Alternative Names
Joe Morton acteur américain

Joe Morton ameerika näitleja

Joe Morton Amerikaans acteur

Joe Morton amerikansk skådespelare

Joe Morton amerikansk skodespelar

Joe Morton amerikansk skuespiller

Joe Morton amerikāņu aktieris

Joe Morton attore statunitense

Joe Morton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Joe Morton yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Morton, Joseph 1947-

Джо Мортон

Джо Мортън

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جو مورتون (بازیگر) بازیگر آمریکایی

조 모턴

ジョー・モートン

喬·摩頓

喬·莫頓

Languages
English (280)

German (11)

Spanish (9)

French (3)

Italian (2)

Hebrew (1)

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PaycheckStealthThe march : [a novel]DragonflyEgypt eternal : the quest for lost tombsExecutive decision