John Travolta

John Travolta

Date of Birth: 18 Feb 1954

Country: USA

Biography: John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an American actor, dancer and singer. He first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease. Travolta's career re-surged in the 1990s, with his role in Pulp Fiction, and he has since continued starring in Hollywood films, including Face/Off, Ladder 49 and Wild Hogs... (Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 75 (Actor)

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    Austin Powers in Goldmember
    It's been three years since Austin Powers, that swinging international man of mystery, has faced his arch-nemesis, Dr. Evil. But after Dr. Evil and his accomplice Mini Me escape from a maximum-security prison, Austin is called to action once more in this third installment of the highly successful "Austin Powers" movie franchise. (New Line Cinema)
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    Basic
    When a legendary commander (Jackson) and several of his men turn up missing, the last thing the government wants is a rogue DEA agent (Travolta) investigating the disappearance. As the investigation unfolds, the agent is placed in direct conflict with the Army's official investigating officer (Nielsen) and nothing is as it seems. (Sony)
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    Battlefield Earth
    In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlo's, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the seductive and powerful Terl (Travolta), the Psychlo's are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of humanity as slaves. What is left of the human race has descended into a near primitive state, believing the invaders to be demons and technology to be evil... (imdb)
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    Be Cool
    John Travolta is back as Chili Palmer in Be Cool, a sequel to the comedy smash Get Shorty. This time, Chili becomes a different kind of "hit" man -- he abandons the movie industry to bring his wiseguy skills and negotiation tactics to the music business. (MGM)
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    A Civil Action
    Jan Schlichtmann, a tenacious lawyer, is addressed by a group of families. When investigating the seemingly non-profiting case, he finds it to be a major environmental issue that has a lot of impact potential. A leather production company could be responsible for several deadly cases of leukemia, but also is the main employer for the area... (imdb)
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    Domestic Disturbance
    Susan Morrison is getting married to wealthy industrialist Rick Barnes. Danny, her teenage son with ex-husband Frank, isn't happy about this; he stows away in Rick's car one night, planning to go to Frank's house. But while there, he witnesses Rick murdering mysterious stranger Ray Coleman. Problem is, Rick's managed to dispose of most of the evidence, and he's considered a pillar of the community, while Danny has a history of lying. Frank believes him, though, and does some investigating of his own, as Rick's shady past slowly catches up to him and his new family. (imdb)
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    Face/Off
    FBI agent Sean Archer knows how to stop elusive terrorist Castor Troy. He'll become him. Archer undergoes a futuristic surgery and has Troy's face mapped onto his, then infiltrates the terrorist's world to discover his deadly secrets.
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    The General\
    The naked corpse of Captain Elisabeth Campbell, daughter of Lieutenant General "Fighting Joe" Campbell, is found staked out on the urban warfare range of Fort MacCallum. Army CID detectives and ex-lovers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill are called in to investigate, and find themselves wrapped up in a maelstrom of sexual impropriety and misguided face-saving. (imdb)
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    Get Shorty
    Chili Palmer (Travolta) is a Miami loan shark who's sent to Los Angeles to collect on a gambling debt from film producer Harry Zimm (Hackman). Chili soon discovers that loansharking was the perfect training ground for making movies...though you have to be ruthless to make it in Hollywood. (MGM)
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    Ladder 49
    When a firefighter (Phoenix) is trapped in the worst blaze of his career, his life and the things he holds important -- family, dignity, courage -- come into focus. As his fellow firemen of Ladder 49 do all they can to rescue him, Jack's life hangs in the balance. (Touchstone Pictures/Beacon Pictures)
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    A Love Song for Bobby Long
    A rich, emotionally stirring three-character drama set in New Orleans. (Lions Gate Films)
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    Lucky Numbers
    A television weatherman scams a local lottery.
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    Mad City
    A network television journalist is banished to a backwater station for bad behavior on the job. He meets a security guard who got laid off and the two form a bond of mutual need which changes the course of their lives forever. (Warner Bros.)
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    Primary Colors
    John Travolta leads an all-star cast on a wild race to the presidency in this savagely funny comedy. (Universal Pictures)
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    Pulp Fiction
    Jules Winnfield and Vincent Vega are two hitmen who are out to retrieve a suitcase stolen from their employer, mob boss Marsellus Wallace. Wallace has also asked Vincent to take his wife Mia out a few days later when Wallace himself will be out of town. Butch Coolidge is an aging boxer paid by Wallace to lose his next fight. The lives of these and other characters prove to be woven together in ways none of them could ever fully understand.
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    The Punisher
    Special agent Frank Castle had it all: A loving family, a great life, and an adventurous job. But when his life is taken away from him by a ruthless criminal and his associates, Frank has become reborn. Now serving as judge, jury, and executioner, he's a new kind of vigilante out to wage a one man war against those who have done him wrong. (imdb)
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    Saturday Night Fever
    John Travolta stars as a local disco kingpin at the peak of his popularity. Once a week, after six full days of work in a Brooklyn paint store, Tony (Travolta) douses himself with Brut cologne, dons a floral bodyshirt, gabardine pants and platform shoes - and ritualistically prepares himself for "Saturday Night Fever." Through the influence of Stephanie - his more sophisticated dance partner - and Tony's brother - a disillusioned priest - Tony begins to question the way his views life and the narrowness of his perspective. (Paramount Pictures)
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    Swordfish
    A dark counter-espionage action thriller about power, money, sacrifice and 21st-century breaking and entering.
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    The Thin Red Line
    "The Thin Red Line" tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who took part in the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal, but the way in which this story is told transcends the boundaries of the war film genre.
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    Carrie
    A mousy and abused girl with telekinetic powers gets pushed too far on one special night.
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    Grease
    Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? (imdb)
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    Blow Out
    A soundman accidentally records the evidence that proves a car "accident" was murder, and consequently finds himself in danger. (imdb)
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    Look Who\
    Mollie is a single mum who's on the lookout for a reliable and normal boyfriend. Her son Mikey, (unbeknownst to her) seems to have a better idea of which of the men she dates would make a good father figure (imdb)
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    Broken Arrow
    Nuclear warheads are stolen from the US military and a pilot and park ranger are forced to work together to try to recover them.
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    Look Who\
    Small babies comment on the disagreements between a husband and wife. (imdb)
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    Look Who\
    In this, the third film, it's the pets who do the talking. The Ubriacco's find themselves the owners of two dogs... (imdb)
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    Lonely Hearts
    Based on the true story, two homicide detectives track Martha Beck and Raymond Martinez Fernandez, a murderous pair known as the "Lonely Hearts Killers" who lured their victims through the personals. (imdb)
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    Phenomenon
    An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis. (imdb)
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    Michael
    Two tabloid reporters checking out a report of the Archangel Michael living with an old woman find that it's true. But that's not the only surprise. (imdb)
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    White Man\
    The story takes place in alternative America where the blacks are members of social elite, and whites are inhabitants of inner city ghettos... (imdb)
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    Staying Alive
    It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenger yet - making it as a dancer on the Broadway stage. (imdb)
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    Basements
    Basements (1987) - TV Movie
    "The Dumb Waiter" and "The Room" are a two-part miniseries entitled "Basements", starring John Travolta and Tom Conti, filmed in Canada and first televised in the United States on WABC-TV on 12 May 1987.
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    The Boy in the Plastic Bubble
    Based on a true story, Tod Lubitch is born with a deficient immune system (not unlike being born with AIDS). As such, he must spend the rest of his life in a completely sterile environment. His room is completely hermetically sealed against bacteria and virii, his food is specially prepared, and his only human contact comes in the form of gloved hands. The movie follows his life into a teenager. (imdb)
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    Urban Cowboy
    Bud Davis is a country boy who moves to the city to visit his uncle. He starts hanging out at Gilley's, owned by Mickey Gilley himself. He takes a job at the refinery where his uncle works. He also meets Sissy, a cowgirl, and they fall in love and suddenly get married... (imdb)
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    Wild Hogs
    A rollicking comedy-adventure about a group of middle-aged friends who decide to rev up their routine suburban lives with a freewheeling motorcycle trip. As they go looking for adventure, they soon find that they've embarked on a journey they will never forget. (Touchstone Pictures)
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    She\
    Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and is put in a psychiatric institution. Ten years later, Eddie is released and finds that Maureen has divorced him and is remarried with three children, one of whom is his little girl Jeanie. Eddie goes to reclaim his wife. (imdb)
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    Hairspray
    Based on the 1988 John Waters cult classic, Hairspray is the story of Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, who has only one passion: dancing. When her dream of becoming a regular personality on "The Corny Collins Show" comes true, she wins many fans and becomes an advocate for integration. (New Line Cinema)
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    Shout
    A new music teacher (John Travolta) in a 1955 West Texas home for wayward boys brings new vision and hope for many of the interned boys. (imdb)
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    Boris and Natasha
    The cartoon world has ever seen are now actually...real characters, as fearless leader orders Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale off to the United states where they experience the American way of life, high-fashion fame for Natasha, treacherous double agents, ruthless killers, exploding potatoes, and a mysterious man with terrible taste in shoes. They find themselves knee-deep in a secret assassin operation, topped with exploding potatoes and the temptations of capitalism. (IMDb)
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    The Devil\
    A bunch of Satanists in the American rural landscape have terrible powers which enable them to melt their victims. However one of the children of an earlier victim vows to destroy them. (imdb)
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    Bolt
    Bolt, a German Shepherd, has lived his whole life on the set of his action TV show, where he believes he has superpowers. When separated from the studio by accident, he meets Mr. Mittens (actually a female cat) and a hamster named Rhino. Along the way, he learns that he doesn't have superpowers and that the show is not realistic.
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    Two of a Kind
    Four angels try to save the people of earth from another of God's vengeful floods by choosing a typical human to show that there are still good people on earth. The typical man is Jack Melon (played by John Travolta), who holds up a bank, but the teller Debbie Wylder (played by Olivia Newton-John) secretly takes the money herself. Jack finds Debbie to get the money back, but things go awry, and become more complicated when the devil gets involved as well.
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    Moment by Moment
    Role-reversal romance with young dude as sex object, pursued by a bored Malibu resident. (Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide)
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    The Experts
    When Travis and Wendell are kidnapped while on their way to opening a nightclub in rural Nebraska. The KGB spy Cameron Smith takes them to the U.S.S.R. (imdb)
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    Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History
    Documentary about the history of singing and dancing in Hollywood movies, from the beginning until the present. Centered around clips from the movies and narrated by Shirley Jones.
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    The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
    Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garbe into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
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    Old Dogs
    Two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead to them being placed in the care of 7-year-old twins. (imdb)
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    Chains of Gold
    Scott Barnes is an alcoholic turned social worker hellbent on saving a young boy named Tommy from self-destructing when he finds out he has begun selling crack in an organization called YIP, run by Carlos. (imdb)
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    From Paris with Love
    In Paris, a employee in the office of the US Ambassador hooks up with an American spy looking to stop a terrorist attack.
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    Perfect
    A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight. (imdb)
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    You\
    Comparisons between the films of Quentin Tarantino and older works, claiming that he borrow things from them without proper recognition.
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    Savages
    Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend. (imdb)
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    Casting By
    The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood (imdb)
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    Killing Season
    Two veterans of the Bosnian War -- one American, one Serbian -- find their unlikely friendship turn tense with one of them reveals their true intentions. (IMDB)
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    Eyes of an Angel
    John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, back to health. Duped by underworld types he was working as a courier for, father and daughter leave the dog and flee cross-country to Los Angeles with both canine and mobsters in pursuit. (imdb)
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    The Forger
    The world's best art forger makes a deal with a crime syndicate to get an early release from prison, but in return he must pull of an impossible heist - he must forge a painting by Claude Monet, steal the original from a museum, and replace it with a replica so perfect that no one will notice. He enlists the help of his father and son and together they plan the heist of their lives. (imdb)
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    Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
    An in-depth look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology. (imdb)
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    Criminal Activities
    Four young men make a risky investment together that puts them in trouble with the mob. (imdb)
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    American Crime Story
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    I Am Wrath
    A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer. (imdb)
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    Life on the Line
    A crew of men who do the high-wire work of fixing the electrical grid are hit by a sudden deadly storm. (imdb)
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    In a Valley of Violence
    A mysterious stranger and a random act of violence drag a town of misfits and nitwits into the bloody crosshairs of revenge. (imdb)
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    Gotti
    The story of crime boss John Gotti and his son. (imdb)
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    Welcome Back, Kotter
    A compassionate teacher returns to his inner city high school of his youth to teach a new generation of trouble making kids. (imdb)
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    John Travolta Remembers James Cagney
    A brief video interview where John Travolta talks about his admiration and friendship with James Cagney.
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    Speed Kills
    A wealthy speedboat racer leads a double life that gets him into trouble with the law and drug lords.
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    The Poison Rose
    A down-on-his-luck PI is hired by his old flame to investigate a murder. But while the case at first appears routine, it slowly reveals itself to be a complex interwoven web of crimes, suspects, and dead bodies. (letterboxd.com)
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    Trading Paint
    Veteran race car driver Sam Munroe and his son, a fellow driver from a small town overcome family and professional conflicts, balancing competition, ego, resentment and a racing nemesis to come out stronger on the other side.
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    The Fanatic
    A rabid film fan stalks his favorite action hero and destroys the star's life.
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    Die Hart
    Die Hart (2020) - TV Series
    Kevin Hart plays a fictionalized version of himself on a quest to land the action-movie role of a lifetime.
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    The Fabulous Allan Carr
    Allan Carr built his bombastic reputation producing the hit movie GREASE and Broadway sensation LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, but it all came crashing down after he conceived the notorious 1989 Academy Awards. (imdb)
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    VH-1 Where Are They Now?
    Where Are They Now? is a television series on VH1 that featured past celebrities and updated on their current professional and personal status. Each episode was dedicated to another genre. Though not always in sequence, some episodes were a continuation of the motif of episodes from the past. (Wikipedia)
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    Paradise City
    Ryan Swan must carve his way through the Hawaiian crime world to wreak vengeance on the kingpin who murdered his father. (imdb)
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    Die Hart: The Movie
    Follows a fictionalized version of Kevin Hart, as he tries to become an action movie star. He attends a school run by Ron Wilcox, where he attempts to learn the ropes on how to become one of the industry's most coveted action stars.
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    Mob Land
    A sheriff tries to keep the peace when a desperate family man violently robs a pill mill with his brother-in-law, alerting an enforcer for the New Orleans mafia. (themoviedb.org)
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