WorldCat Identities

Singleton, John 1968-

Overview
Works: 119 works in 494 publications in 7 languages and 14,683 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Interviews  Motion pictures  Anecdotes  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Film sequels  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Conceptor, Interviewee, Composer
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 )
75 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,114 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 )
61 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,753 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 1,432 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 )
19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,235 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 John Singleton ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,200 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 )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,118 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
Black snake moan by Craig Brewer ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 854 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
Shaft by John Singleton ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remake of a classic film. 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
Higher learning by John Singleton ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First-term college freshmen get a crash course in diversity, identity and sexuality
Poetic justice by John Singleton ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mismatched pair pushed together on a road trip from South Central L.A. to Oakland find themselves reluctantly attracted to each other, when they are confronted once again by the shocking violence they thought they'd left behind
Baby boy by John Singleton ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 488 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 359 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 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allied saboteurs are assigned to infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and to destroy two long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers
Illegal tender ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 242 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 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An idealistic, small town senator heads to Washington and suddenly finds himself single-handedly battling ruthless politicians out to destroy him
Holiday by Philip Barry ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny gets engaged to the girl of his dreams, only to find out she's a millionaire's daughter whose father wants to be in control of their lives. Add to that a sister who is falling for Johnny, and he needs to decide who to marry and what to do
30 for 30 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 125 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 )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fast & furious by Rob Cohen ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 66 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 )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in Undetermined and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Singleton, John Daniel, 1968-...
Languages
English (271)
French (21)
German (15)
Multiple languages (10)
Spanish (8)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
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