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Turturro, John 1957-

Overview
Works: 380 works in 1,332 publications in 7 languages and 52,324 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Fiction  Fantasy films  Gangster films  Animated films  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Scenarist, Producer, Artist, Film editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Turturro
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen ( Visual )
103 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 5,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Do the right thing by Spike Lee ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,019 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 )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,538 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
Cars 2 by John Lasseter ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,043 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 Matt Damon ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
Transformers, dark of the moon by Shia LaBeouf ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,977 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
Anger management by David Dorfman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik (Sandler) is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell (Nicholson). But when Buddy steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life"--Container
Transformers, revenge of the fallen ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,689 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 1,636 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
Quiz show by Robert Redford ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,558 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 )
99 editions published between 1050 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,554 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
Mr. Deeds by Steven Brill ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,532 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
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,480 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 1,291 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 )
19 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,237 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 )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,225 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 1,160 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 1,034 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
Rounders by David Levien ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,001 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
Margot at the wedding ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 953 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 fianceĢ 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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English (402)
German (32)
French (27)
Spanish (16)
Multiple languages (6)
Italian (4)
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