WorldCat Identities

Turturro, John 1957-

Works: 417 works in 1,403 publications in 7 languages and 54,042 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Fiction  Fantasy films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Scenarist, Author, Producer, fld, Restager , Film editor, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Turturro
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

62 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three escaped convicts from the 1920s are led on an odyssey through the Old South in search of loot stashed at one of their homes. The house is scheduled to be flooded out by a new dam, so time is of the essence
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise."--Container
Transformers by Michael Bay( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a battle on Earth between the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, and the ultimate power is a clue held by a young man who is unaware he is mankind's last chance for survival
Cars 2 by John Lasseter( Visual )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage."--IMDb
Transformers, dark of the moon by Shia LaBeouf( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets
The good shepherd by Matt Damon( Visual )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
Anger management by David Dorfman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Rydell. But when the doctor steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

44 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeff 'The Dude' Lebowski doesn't want any drama in his life; he can't even be bothered with a job. But, in a case of mistaken identity, a couple of thugs break into his place and steal his rug (you gotta understand, that rug really tied the room together). Now, the Dude must embark on a quest with his crazy friends to make things right and get that rug back! Includes an exclusive interview, behind-the-scenes photos, film timeline, and more
Transformers, revenge of the fallen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College-bound Sam Witwicky learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. He will have to accept his destiny and join Optimus Prime and Bumblebee in their epic battle against the Decepticons. The Decepticon forces, who have returned stronger than ever, have come to Earth on a mission to take Sam prisoner and destroy the world
Secret window by Johnny Depp( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous mystery writer Mort Rainey is confronted by a strange man who claims that Rainey plagiarized a manuscript written by him. The stranger demands that Rainey make restitution, lest he destroy Rainey's life
Mr. Deeds by Steven Brill( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-town guy Longfellow Deeds goes to New York City to collect a $40 billion inheritance from a long lost uncle, even living in a palatial mansion with the services of an unusual valet. Things get better when he mets a beautiful woman. But money changes everything, and things aren't what they seem - his sweetie is actually a journalist feeding reports of his outrageous behavior to the press! Now, its up to Deeds to straighten everybody out
Quiz show by Robert Redford( Visual )

42 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fame and fortune become a hotbed of scandal when a Washington investigator uncovers corruption beneath the TV's hottest quiz show's glittering facade. The scandal implicates both the wildly popular champion and the disgruntled ex-champ
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

94 editions published between 1050 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trendy playwright is trying to write a simple movie script, but to his misfortune has a bit of writer's block
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York Metropolitan Transit Authority train dispatcher Walter Garber's day is turned upside down when he must face-off against Ryder, the criminal mind that has hijacked the passengers of subway train, Pelham 1-2-3. Ryder is the leader of a highly-armed gang of four, including a henchman who used to work for the MTA. NYPD Hostage Negotiator Detective Camonetti initially takes charge of the situation, but quickly realizes that Ryder will only deal with Garber. Garber begins to employ his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During prohibition two gangland bosses struggle for control over a city, with one of the boss's lieutenants caught in the middle
You don't mess with the Zohan by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

20 editions published in 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Zohan, the finest counterterrorist agent the Israeli army has. That is until he fakes his death and travels to Manhattan to live his a hairdresser!" -- Back cover
Miracle at St. Anna( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August 1944. Follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near the small Tuscan village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. One of the men will risk his life to save an Italian boy who lives in the city where the Waffen-SS have massacred most of the citizens of the town in retaliation for Italian partisan activity. A sculpted head from the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence is a focal point
The color of money by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Color of Money" is a decades-later sequel to "The Hustler." 25 years on, Fast Eddie is now a nattily dressed, silver-haired liquor salesman working the Midwest in his white Cadillac. His neat mustache and smiling deviltry are also employed in his other profession--stake horse to up and coming pool hustlers. One night he sees a kid playing who is so good that Eddie's laboriously buried memories are stirred. Vincent and his girlfriend Carmen have been working minor-league hustles, but with Eddie's help, all three could jump straight into the world of big-money pool, and an upcoming 9-ball tournament in Atlantic City. First, however, Vincent must learn to put the making of money above every other consideration, lure, and temptation in the pool hall. In the process, Eddie and Vincent's relationship erupts into a battle of passion vs. practicality, game theory vs. psychological warfare, where knowledge of human nature is trumps
Collateral damage by Dai wei si( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio "The Wolf" Perrini. Frustrated with the official investigation and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice, Brewer takes matters into his own hands and tracks his quarry ultimately to Colombia
Rounders by David Levien( Visual )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man who is a reformed gambler returns to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks
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Anger managementThe big LebowskiSecret windowMr. DeedsQuiz showThe taking of Pelham 1 2 3You don't mess with the ZohanMiracle at St. Anna