WorldCat Identities

Ashton, John 1948-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 153 publications in 6 languages and 6,178 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Motion pictures  Police films  Detective and mystery plays  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Ashton
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Patrick and Angie must face drug dealers, gangs, and pedophiles, and ultimately a moral dilemma that tears them apart
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beverly hills cop three : Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills for a real roller coaster thrill ride at the Wonderworld amusement park
Beverly Hills cop II by Tony Scott( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sequel presents further adventures of Axel Foley, a brash, street smart Detroit detective, as he comes up against a gang of munitions smugglers in California and a mean-spirited chief of police who will brook no interference from outsiders-especially the profanely insouciant Mr. Foley
Midnight run by Martin Brest( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Walsh is a tough ex-cop turned bounty hunter. Jonathan "The Duke" Mardukas is a sensitive accountant who embezzled $15 million from the Mob, gave it to charity and then jumped bail. Jack's in for a cool $100,000 if he can deliver The Duke from New York to L.A. on time, and alive. Sounds like just another Midnight Run (a piece of cake in bounty hunter slang), but it turns into a cross-country chase. The FBI is after The Duke to testify. The Mob is after him for revenge and Walsh is after him to just shut up. If someone else doesn't do the job, the two unlikely partners may end up killing each other
Trapped in Paradise( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three inept New York brothers easily rob the bank in Paradise, but getting out of the snowbound town is a problem
The Tommyknockers by Stephen King( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman in a small New England town stumbles across a strange object buried behind her house and releases a long sleeping ancient evil
Instinct by Anthony Hopkins( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En una prisión para criminales con desequilibrios mentales, el trastornado antropólogo Ethan Powell es examinado por el joven y brillante psiquiatra Theo Caulder. Impulsado por la ambición y su ansia por saber la verdad, Caulder arriesgará todo -incluso su vida- en un angustioso intento por entender el extarño comportamiento de este perturbado hombre". -- Envase
A letter to dad( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dan Donahue has finally met the woman of his dreams, but on the night he is going to propose, he is overcome by a deep-rooted anger caused by his father who abandoned him as a boy. Dan confronts his feelings of bitterness head on, as he pours out his heart in a letter to his father. As Dan writes, his life is unfolded, revealing his pain and ultimate joy, as he grows from a young, troubled teen into a strong, spiritual man. In the end, Dan's father must face his own failures as a father in a climactic one-on-one meeting with the son he left behind. Based on a true story, A Letter to Dad is the touching story of how faith and love can overcome a lifetime of pain and anger."--Container
Beverly Hills cop : Beverly Hills cop II, Beverly Hills cop III( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold team up as detectives for three wild and funny action films
Uncle John( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this tale of small town intrigue, an urbanite returns to his quiet hometown on an impromptu trip as his Uncle, widely respected in town, struggles to evade suspicion of a murder
King Kong lives( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kong receives a heart transplant and runs away with his blood donor, a female ape who is having his baby
Escape from Alaska( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oil refinery explodes in a small Alaskan town that triggers a massive avalanche, killing a group of skiers. Years later the refinery is rebuilt and the sole survivor is now the inspector sent to give the final approval to the project
I know my first name is Steven( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abducted and held against his will for years, Steven is brainwashed into believing that his parents have abandoned him. When his abductor bring home another boy, Steven decides to take matters into his own hands
Beverly Hills cop trilogy : Beverly Hills cop, Beverly Hills cop II, Beverly Hills cop III( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police detective from Detroit helps solve crimes in Beverly Hills
Moosie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centered around a little girl who gets lost in the woods while visiting her grandparents and ultimately gets rescued by her family and their trusted mule, Moosie
Hidden assassin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of war: "A former Special Ops soldier leads a group of mercenaries to an island in the South China Sea: their mission is obtain the rights to the unusual treasure that the island beholds."--IMDB
She's having a baby by John Hughes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy about a young married couple and the problems they face when she announces that she's pregnant
Beverly Hills cop : the complete line up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold team up as detectives for three wild and funny action films
I want to go home by Alain Resnais( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in French and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American cartoonist visits an exhibition in Paris where his estranged daughter is a student. She delays meeting him as she is busy trying to find a professor she wants to read her thesis on Flaubert
Borderline by Jerrold Freedman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary human action drama depicts the plight of illegal Mexican aliens and the problems of the U.S. Border Patrol in protecting them from exploiters
 
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Alternative Names
Ashton, John D. 1948-

Ashton, John David 1948-

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