WorldCat Identities

Singleton, John 1968-

Overview
Works: 113 works in 489 publications in 6 languages and 14,833 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Interviews  Motion pictures  Anecdotes  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Conceptor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Singleton
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For three young men growing up in South Central Los Angeles, the "hood" is a place of drive-by shootings, unemployment, drugs and pain. But their reactions to the world around them vary. One is an unambitious drug dealer, his brother is a college bound teenage father, and the brother's best friend is guided by a strong father who hopes for a better life for his son
2 fast 2 furious by John Singleton ( Visual )
64 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 unleased against an international drug lord. With his velocity-addicted buddy riding shotgun, and a drop-dead-georgeous undercover agent dialing up the heat ... it becomes a desperate race for survival and justice
Rosewood ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1923 a black town in Florida was burned to the ground, its people murdered because of a lie. Some escaped and survived because of the courage and compassion of a few extraordinary people
Abduction ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man sets out to discover the truth about his life after discovering his baby picture on a missing persons web site
Four brothers by Paramount Pictures Corporation ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four adopted brothers come back home to avenge their mother's death at what appeared to be a random killing in a grocery store robbery. However, the boy's investigation of the death reveals more nefarious activities involving the one brother's business dealings with a notorious local gangster. Two local cops, who are trying to solve the case, may also not be what they seem
Hustle & flow by Craig Brewer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
DJay, a very smalltime streetwise Memphis hustler and pimp, lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused--employed to keep his 'girls' producing. A chance encounter with Key, a sound engineer, spurs DJay to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Chasing his musical dream transforms DJay, but opening the door to success demands one last hustle--if he's ever going to flow
Shaft by John Singleton ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To stop a racist killer Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness that can put him behind bars. As Shaft closes in, so does the danger. Armed with attitude and up against corrupt cops and venomous druglords he's out to make crime pay up
Black snake moan by Craig Brewer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lazarus is an extremely religious man who is broken hearted after his wife leaves him for his own brother. Rae is the town slut, apparently afflicted with the "disease" of uncontrollable nymphomania. After a night of hard partying and sleeping around, Rae, is beaten up and left by the roadside near Lazarus' house. Lazarus takes her in and chains her to his radiator while trying to "cure" her insatiability. Eventually, the two become friends and help each other recover from their extremes of lust and piety to become more balanced individuals
Higher learning by John Singleton ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First-term college freshmen get a crash course in diversity, identity and sexuality
Poetic justice by John Singleton ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A depressed young poet meets a single father, who inspires a wide range of contradictory emotions in her
Baby boy by John Singleton ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jody doesn't have or want a job, because he lives with his mother Juanita in South Central L.A. Her new boyfriend Melvin is an ex-convict, ''original gangster," and landscaper. Jody views Melvin's arrival with suspicion--the last time Juanita had a boyfriend, she threw out his brother Ray. Jody has son with Yvette and a girl with Peanut, and along with his friend Sweetpea, he is just trying to live large. He wants to be a good daddy, but first he will have to learn some hard lessons about living, loving, and surviving
Like Judgment Day : the ruin and redemption of a town called Rosewood by Michael D'Orso ( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the 1923 massacre of Black inhabitants of the Florida town of Rosewood by a white lynch mob and traces the lives of survivors
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea
Illegal tender ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wilson DeLeon, Jr. is an exceptional college student with an adoring girlfriend, doting mother and a future full of promise. He has never wanted for anything. He has never been forced to stand his ground. But when ghosts from his mother's past come back to haunt his present, he must defend his family. He must quickly turn into the strong man his father prayed he'd become. Forced to flee her home after gangsters killed her husband, Millie made an oath to give her children only the best. But all that changes when an enemy from the past catches up with them. It's finally time to take action. Weapons at the ready, Wilson and Millie prepare for a final showdown with the murderer who robbed him of a father and her of a husband. Now, in a battle fueled by family ties and blood feuds, it will become very clear what happens when anyone tries to come between this son and his mother
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career
Holiday by Philip Barry ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An iconoclastic young man who's engaged to a snooty heiress discovers he's really in love with his fiancee's down-to-earth sister
30 for 30 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unmatched: "No individual sports rivalry can boast the same intensity and impact as that of Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova. But even more remarkable is what happened off the court, where they formed a strong and lasting friendship, bonding them to this day."--Container
Poetic justice : filmmaking South Central style by John Singleton ( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run. --Internet Movie Database
The fast and the furious by Rob Cohen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 68 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 unleased against an international drug lord. With his velocity-addicted buddy riding shotgun, and a drop-dead-georgeous undercover agent dialing up the heat ... it becomes a desperate race for survival and justice
Higher learning music from the motion picture by John Singleton ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Singleton, John Daniel 1968-..
Languages
English (292)
French (18)
German (8)
Spanish (8)
Multiple languages (7)
Italian (2)
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