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Getz, John 1947-

Overview
Works: 124 works in 415 publications in 6 languages and 12,265 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Horror films  Comedy films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Editor, Honoree, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Getz
Publications by John Getz
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Most widely held works by John Getz
The social network by David Fincher( visu )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,703 libraries worldwide
On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history, but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications
Blood simple by Joel Coen( visu )
102 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,695 libraries worldwide
A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
The fly by Kurt Neumann( visu )
76 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
Seth Brundle develops a system to transport objects in a matter of seconds, but when he tries it on himself, Seth's genes and molecules are accidentally fused with those of a fly. Seth's excitement over his new physical abilities turns into a nightmare as his insect half begins to take over
A Day Without a Mexican ( visu )
11 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
"Una mañana California descubre que un tercio de sus habitantes ha desaparecido. Una extraña niebla rosa envuelve el estado y toda comunicación con el exterior ha sido interrumpida. Conforme transcurre el día, descubrimos que la característica que une a los 14 millones de desaparecidos es su procedencia hispana"--Container
Trumbo ( visu )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
The successful career of 1940s screenwriter Dalton Trumbo comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. It tells the story of his fight against the U.S. government and studio bosses in a war over words and freedom, which entangled everyone in Hollywood from Hedda Hopper and John Wayne to Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger
Nanjing Nanking by William Guttentag( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 738 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Japanese invasion of Nanking, China in the early days of World War II and focuses on the efforts of a small group of unarmed Westerners who established a Safety Zone where over 200,000 Chinese found refuge. Told through deeply moving interviews with Chinese survivors, archival footage, and chilling testimonies of Japanese soldiers, interwoven with staged readings of the Westerners' letters and diaries
A woman called Moses ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War
Jobs by Joshua Michael Stern( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
"Chronicles Jobs' early days as a college dropout to his rise as the co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc. and forced retirement from the company. More than a decade later, Jobs returns and single-handedly sets a course that will turn the once-tiny startup into one of the world's most valuable companies. His epic journey blazes a trail that changes technology--and the world--forever"--Container
Zodiac by David Fincher( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 421 libraries worldwide
A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD Homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained
Don't tell Mom the babysitter's dead by Stephen Herek( visu )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 415 libraries worldwide
When their mother takes a trip to Australia, five children are left with an elderly tyrant who keels over dead the first night, opening up the possibility of a carefree summer--as long as they can keep Mom from finding out the babysitter is dead
The fly II by Chris Wallas( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 307 libraries worldwide
The Fly: Seth Brundle develops a system to transport objects in a matter of seconds, but when he tries it on himself, Seth's genes and molecules are accidently fused with those of a fly. At first Seth is elated by his new physical abilities but soon his excitement turns into a nightmare as his insect half begins to take over. The Fly 2: Terrifying sequel to "The Fly", a young man, the son of a human fly, awaits a horrifying transformation when the mutant genes inside him come out of their dormant state. Includes a preview of "the Abyss."
Mystery woman ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
The charity event bookstore owner Sam Kinsey is hosting for a once famous rock group turns sour when their promoter is found murdered in his hotel room. Sam and Philby dig up the deadly secrets that bring a whole new meaning to Top Ten hit
The graduate by Terry Johnson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
A fresh-faced college grad returns home, diploma in hand, to seek an answer to that age old question: "now what?" Lacking any clear career path, he falls prey to Mrs. Robinson, wife of his father's business partner. But it's Mrs. Robinson's daughter who captures his heart
Thief of hearts ( visu )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 70 libraries worldwide
If you met Ray and Mickey Davis, you'd swear they had a perfect marriage. But if you read Mickey's diary, you'd know that unrest is lurking just beneath the surface
Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
A group of low-ranking real-estate salesmen are trying to survive in a cut-throat office culture. But when two of them devise a plot to redress the company's wrongs, the resulting turmoil increases the pressure to unbearable levels
Zenon the zequel ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
It's the middle of the 21st century and the space station 15-year-old Zenon Kar calls home is being dismantled. Zenon happens to be on duty in A.P. when she is contacted by aliens. Maybe the station can be saved if she can convince everyone to help the aliens
Kent State ( visu )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Based on a true incident, follows the personal stories of the four students who were killed by National Guardsmen on the Ohio college campus in the spring of 1970
Lifetime collector's set 4 films : Untamed love ; Just ask my children ; Taming Andrew ; Invisible child ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Untamed love: "The inspiring story of Caitlin, a lost child, Maggie, a dedicated teacher, and the unexpected miracles that happen when Caitlin is finally given the chance to shine"--Container
Elevator ( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Racism collides with corporate greed when nine strangers are trapped in a Wall Street elevator, and one of them has a bomb. They will do anything to survive
The Woodward collection of jades and other hard stones by John Getz( Book )
6 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Getz, John 1947-...
John Getz acteur américain
John Getz Amerikaans acteur
John Getz amerikansk skådespelare
John Getz amerikansk skodespelar
John Getz amerikansk skuespiller
John Getz attore statunitense
John Getz US-amerikanischer Bühnenschauspieler
Джон Гетц
جان گتز بازیگر آمریکایی
ジョン・ゲッツ
Languages
English (195)
Spanish (27)
French (24)
German (14)
Chinese (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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