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Turturro, John 1957-

Overview
Works: 479 works in 1,846 publications in 8 languages and 58,938 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Historical films  Crime films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Contributor, Restager , fld, Producer, Other, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Turturro
Transformers by Michael Bay( Visual )

97 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 7,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the planet Cybertron, a war was waged between the Autobots and the Decepticons for control of the Allspark, a mystical talisman that would grant unlimited power to whoever possessed it. The Allspark is smuggled off the planet, but Megatron goes in search of it. He tracks it to Earth and his desire for power sends him into the Arctic Ocean. The sheer cold forces him into a paralyzed state. His body is later recovered, and before going into a comatose state he uses the last of his energy to engrave a map, showing the location of the Allspark, into the Captain's glasses. A century later, Spike buys his first car. To his shock, he discovers it is an Autobot in disguise. He is to protect Spike, who bears the Captain's glasses. Other Transformers have arrived In the desert of Qatar and the Decepticons attack a U.S. military base. Spike and his girlfriend Mikaela find themselves in the middle of a grand battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons. Meanwhile, within the depths of Hoover Dam, the cryogenically stored form of Megatron awakens
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

70 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts-- escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi-- and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

47 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,220 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
Cars 2 by John Lasseter( Visual )

19 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship on the road from Radiator Springs to exciting new places when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours, and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage!
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro( Visual )

15 editions published in 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward, the only witness to his father's suicide and a member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion. These are the qualities that help him become recruited for a career in the newly founded Office of Strategic Services (CIA). While working there, his ideals gradually turn to suspicion influenced by the Cold War paranoia present within the office. Eventually, he becomes an influential veteran operative, while his distrust of everyone around him increases. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to sacrifice his ideals and eventually his family
Anger management by Revolution Studios( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,960 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 )

53 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,947 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
Secret window by David Koepp( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,724 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
Exodus : gods and kings( Visual )

28 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this biblically based epic film, the defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

106 editions published between 1050 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about a New York playwright who relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays and experiences writer's block
Mr. Deeds by Steven Brill( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,564 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 butler isn't too bad. Things get better when he meets a beautiful school nurse. 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
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,549 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
Quiz Show by Robert Redford( Visual )

54 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,535 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
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )

47 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo, a likeable Irish gangster boss, rules an Eastern city along with Tom, his trusted lieutenant and counselor. But just as their authority is challenged by an Italian underboss and his ruthless henchman, Leo and Tom fall for the same woman. Tom, caught in the jaws of a gangland power struggle, walks a deadly tightrope as he tries to control and manipulate its violent outcome
You don't mess with the Zohan( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zohan Dvir is an ex-commando, Mossad agent who decides to fake his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist. He romances his clients by giving them extra 'special services' in the back room of the beauty shop he works in. However, he is eventually recognized, and risks losing his newfound life and career
Miracle at St. Anna( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,247 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 1,181 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
Good Will Hunting by Jonathan Couch( Visual )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,089 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
Collateral damage by Dai wei si( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,049 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. The government feels that they have more important things to be concerned with, so Brewer decides to take things into his own hands. He becomes frustrated and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice. He tracks his quarry ultimately to Colombia, but discovers that it's not going to be that easy. When a woman and her child get in his way he has to decide just how much like the Wolf he is willing to be in order to gain the vengeance his family deserves
Margot at the wedding( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Margot and her son, Claude, come to attend the wedding of her sister, Pauline, it seems as if a family rift is being mended. Despite their best efforts, Margot and Pauline revert to their most dysfunctional selves. It does not help that Pauline's fiancé is woefully depressed and Margot's lover is as narcissistic as she is. Margot's estranged husband can't seem to recognize that Margot cringes at his every effort at reconciliation. Margot and Claude have both a loving and poisonous relationship and she begins to pull Claude down with her as she sinks in self-absorption
 
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Alternative Names
Džon Turturo

John Turturro aktor amerykański

John Turturro Amerikaans acteur

John Turturro attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

John Turturro cinéaste américain

John Turturro US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Turturro , John Michael

Τζον Τορτούρο

Джон Туртурро

Жон Туртурро

Џон Туртуро

Ջոն Թուրթուրո

ג'ון טורטורו

ג'ון טורטורו שחקן אמריקאי

جان تورتورو فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جون تورتورو

ஜான் டர்டர்ரோ

ჯონ ტურტურო

존 터투로

터투로, 존 1957-

ジョン・タトゥーロ

約翰·特托羅

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Anger managementThe big LebowskiSecret windowMr. DeedsThe taking of Pelham 1 2 3Quiz ShowYou don't mess with the ZohanMiracle at St. Anna